Wednesday, October 5, 2022

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LIV Golf? How about another sport ripe for disruption

This year, Saudi Arabia's LIV Golf disrupted the peace and quiet of the PGA Tour by offering paydays far beyond what "the tour" could...
OU tailgating

This season includes new adventures in OU tailgating

Football season is upon us again in the state of Oklahoma. There's a palpable energy in the (scorching hot) air that smells strangely like...
All-Black Towns State Conference

‘It gives you hope’: Mayors unite at first All-Black Towns State Conference

Opal Lee, a 95-year-old known as the "grandmother of Juneteenth," had a simple message for attendees of the first annual All-Black Towns State Conference:...
SQ 820

SQ 820: Don’t bogart that initiative petition, my friend

While the general election is rapidly approaching, one state question seems to have been moving at a snail's pace. After a spring challenge of State...
afghans

Remembering Aug. 15, 2021, when a generation of Afghans grew old overnight

(Editor’s Note: Shabnam Khalilyar, 26, is a University of Oklahoma Gaylord College journalism fellow preparing to enter graduate school this fall to study international...
OKC's art timeline

Appreciating a brief splash on OKC’s art timeline

Public art, for the most part, never has been my thing. Heck, sculpture has never really been my thing either. When I was in...
new OKC arena

New OKC arena proposal benefits from public discussion

When Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt gave his State of the City address on July 14, he wanted to get people talking. The Thunder needing...
Sun extracts revenge on Earth

Burn it down: Sun exacts revenge on Earth

Is it safe to go outside again? A quick check of the weather app on my phone answers this question. No, it isn't. It's brutally...
This Land is Herland

This Land is Herland tells the stories of women who shaped Oklahoma

Those hoping for change in Oklahoma should look to its past. A new book, This Land is Herland: Gendered Activism in Oklahoma from the 1870s...
WoodyFest 2022

‘Always done as a family’: Younger Guthries take center stage at WoodyFest 2022

OKEMAH — As Saturday night ended with the traditional singing of Woody Guthrie’s This Land is Your Land, audience members observed a distinct passing...

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