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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Students

Miniature magic carpet ride

Sooner Theatre produces 'Aladdin Jr.' with young actors


Youth

Courtney Silva
From “Beauty and the Beast” to “The Little Mermaid,” numerous Disney classics have been adapted for the stage, and now it’s Sooner Theatre’s turn.
 
Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Counterpoint: Scrutinizing science

Real education should be about teaching kids how to think.


Commentary

Steve Kern
In Oklahoma, there have been at least three attempts to pass a “teach the controversy about evolution” bill in the last few years.
 
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Free thoughts with the Kern clan


Letters to the Editor

Andy Sands
Regarding the Rev. Steve Kern’s Commentary “Counterpoint: Scrutinizing science” (April 13, Gazette), Rev. Kern expresses his deep desire for Oklahoma’s students to be freethinkers and use their own reasoning.
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Embarrassing loopholes


Letters to the Editor

Steven Goldman
Insightful legislative reporting by Clifton Adcock (“Triple R,” April 13, Gazette) led to reading Senate Bill 969, which should be titled “Public tax credits for private school grants.”
 
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

‘Mars’ attacks!

As part of Lyric’s ‘Rokademy’ class, nine students have created an original rock musical, ‘Teenagers on Mars.’


Performing Arts

Richard York

Teenagers on Mars
2 and 7 p.m. Saturday
Lyric at the Plaza, 1727 N.W. 16th
lyrictheatreokc.com, 524-9312
$7 advance, $10 door

 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Pay it forward

A challenging adolescence gave a local professor the ability to inspire students, which he has been doing for four decades.


News

Emily Jerman
Professor Henry Kirkland Jr.’s eyes twinkle as he settles into a story of pranks pulled on his classes. The tall man with salt-and-pepper hair has been known to write across the board and right onto the wall.
 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Future investments

High school students are getting an education in the stock market, thanks to a program sponsored by the Oklahoma Securities Commission and the University of Oklahoma.


News

Brendan Hoover
When stock markets crashed worldwide in the fall of 2008, Bob Bailey’s students scrambled to protect their portfolios.
 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Students cover tax cuts

The word “irresponsible” to describe the pending income tax cut on Jan. 1, 2012, is probably an understatement.


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
Oklahoma college students should expect another increase in tuition costs this fall, in part, because the state Legislature will probably not stop what University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren has called an “irresponsible” tax cut.
 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

'Circle' of life

Emily Glass’ oil painting “Social Circle” (pictured) is part of a new exhibit at the Fred Jones Art Center.


Visual Arts

Carmen Forman

Daily, ongoing

 
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Foreign affairs

Student activists are recognized for dedication to pro-Israel policies.


News

Greg Horton
Shayna Daitch was one of four University of Oklahoma students honored as Activists of the Year for promoting pro-Israel politics on and off campus. In May, she accepted the award from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in Washington, D.C.
 
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
 
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