Thursday, February 21, 2019

Commentary

Commentary
Oklahoma Centennial

Proposed closure of Centennial Mid-High offers lesson

Many of us educators had always known the opening of Centennial Mid-High, surrounded by empty fields east of Kelley Avenue, was the most problematic...
birthplace of the bluesvideo

If Memphis is the ‘birthplace of the blues,’ so is OKC

During a postseason bowl game broadcast from Memphis, one of the sportscasters remarked that Memphis was the birthplace of the blues. That particular bit of...
OEAC phone app

The #okleg phone app Capitol insiders use every day

For legislative junkies, the Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives (OAEC) features a phone application that serves as an excellent reference for all things #okleg....
OKCPS students art

21st century art opportunities for OKCPS students

This is kind of what I imagine a beginning art class looks like in 2019. I know it won't quite be this way for...

We failed to teach our children digital ethics

About 15 years ago, I first saw a cell phone at John Marshall High School. It was a new class, and I didn’t know...
Bacon 10-year challenge

Bacon takes the ’10-year challenge’

Ah, bacon as analogy for life. I can't think of anything more appropriate really, at least for my own personal experience. Maybe you've seen one...
Keeng Cutvideo

Keeng Cut brings the Tulsa Sound to hip hop

TULSA — In Tulsa’s expanding hip-hop scene, Keeng Cut is continuing a Tulsa Sound tradition of minimalist production and understated lyrics. That style propelled...
Obamacare

‘A real bonehead play’: GOP fumbles on Obamacare

In the early '60s, I was a struggling taxi-squad player on the University of Texas football team. Like many of my teammates, I hoped the...
Gaylord College

Gaylord College students on board for paid internships

When I attended the University of Oklahoma as a student of the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication, my fellow students and I...
meet-cute

Slice of serendipity: NonDoc meet-cute leads to staff role

In 2015, I was waiting tables in the Paseo when Tres Savage and Josh McBee sat in my section. They were familiar faces and...

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