Tag: politics

What Does the Repeal of Transgender Student Protection Mean for UCO?

What Does the Repeal of Transgender Student Protection Mean for UCO?

NewsElizabeth Hamlin- March 23, 2017

The Trump administration recently rescinded transgender bathroom rights implemented by former President Barack Obama. What does that mean from UCO? Read More

State Sen. Ralph Shortey Resigns

State Sen. Ralph Shortey Resigns

Around the WebThe Associated Press- March 22, 2017

Oklahoma Sen. Ralph Shortey resigned Wednesday amid child prostitution charges. Read More

Trump’s Move on Transgender Rights Causes Concern at UCO

Trump’s Move on Transgender Rights Causes Concern at UCO

NewsSiali Siaosi- March 3, 2017

President Trump's recent decision to roll back protections for transgender students has the LGBTQ+ community at UCO worried. Read More

Getting It in Writing: Controversial Abortion Bills Pass in Committee

Getting It in Writing: Controversial Abortion Bills Pass in Committee

NewsUCentral- February 22, 2017

Oklahoma recently introduced some controversial abortion bills that have drawn public ire. Read More

Net Neutrality Could Hinder Binge-Watchers

Net Neutrality Could Hinder Binge-Watchers

Around the WebVictor Quezada- February 22, 2017

The future 'looks bleak' for net neutrality, some experts suggest. Read More

Plenty of Problems with Oklahoma Abortion Bill Besides ‘Host’ Comment

Plenty of Problems with Oklahoma Abortion Bill Besides ‘Host’ Comment

OpinionMegan Prather- February 17, 2017

Oklahoma State Rep. Justin Humphrey prepares to speak before a Public Health Committee at the State Capitol in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. Humphrey submitted House Bill 1441 requiring ... Read More

Lawmakers Jump the Gun with New Laws

Lawmakers Jump the Gun with New Laws

NewsElizabeth Spence- February 17, 2017

New gun laws introduced at the Oklahoma Capitol allow the state's residents to open-carry firearms without a permit. Read More

The United States Without the Dept. of Education

The United States Without the Dept. of Education

NewsKateleigh Mills- February 17, 2017

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos addresses Education Department staff, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at the Education Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Molly Riley) The same day that Betsy DeVos was sworn in to be ... Read More