Category Archives: News

29 Jul

Oklahoma CD 2: Primary Edition

Oklahoma Republicans have been subjecting our state to a lot recently- passing unconstitutional (and embarrassing) legislation, pillaging limited funds to patch up an ongoing budgetary crisis, four day school weeks. Republican mismanagement of our state is what motivated over 52,000 ...

27 Jul

Mental Health and Gun Violence

In 1966, the US was in Vietnam, the Beatles were “more popular than Jesus”, and 14 people were killed by a sniper at the University of Texas in Austin.[1] The following year, President Lyndon B. Johnson spoke of how “senseless ...

25 Jul

Oklahoma Republicans Have Failed Our Students

When I was in high school, I had a history teacher who imparted to me a fascination with America’s global legacy, and an English teacher who fully developed my infatuation with the written word. More than anything else, those two ...

20 Jul

Oklahoma Republicans Have Failed Our Educators, Pt 1

47 states have a better education system than Oklahoma.[1] Thanks in part to a $1.3 billion deficit- that only continues to grow thanks to revenue continually failing to meet previous projections- Oklahoma schools simply aren’t receiving anywhere near the funding ...

06 Jul

Please, Do Something

By Daniel Holland, ODP Summer Intern, University of Oklahoma There was a time when crimes were met with retribution, an offender punished not to prevent future wrongdoing but to exact the requisite amount of pain deserved for his misdeed. After this, ...

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