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Terrorism and truth

Isaac Martin, Political Columnist

September 27, 2016

The recent, tragic bombings on New York’s affluent west side may have injured “only” 29 people, but the political effect may be vastly greater.  In the aftermath of the attack and the manhunt that ensued, it became clear...

Political Focus: ISIS

Melissa Deatsch, Political Columnist

September 27, 2016

As promised in the Political Focus on the aftermath of Sept. 11, this edition of Political Focus will take a look at the biggest terror threat the United States faces today: ISIS. Sept. 19 saw three attacks on American soi...

Political Focus: The aftermath of September 11th

Melissa Deatsch, Political Columnist

September 13, 2016

Sunday marked the 15th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks. Ceremonies took place in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania to honor the lives lost on one of the most tragic days in American history.   In the ...

Muslim students feel safe at OU

Rachel Williams

January 3, 2016

Following ISIS terrorist attacks around the world, U.S. leaders are faced with dealing with immigration and foreign policy issues that have become controversial and polarizing.   At the same time, there has been debate concerni...

What to do about ISIS and the refugees

By Shelby Tankersley, staff reporter

November 27, 2015

A lot has happened in the world these past few weeks. A Russian plane was bombed, killing everyone on board, Belgium has been put on lockdown, Paris was bombed and Syrian refugees landed in New Orleans. China, Russia and France ...

Students march for victims of terrorist attacks

Jake Smith

November 23, 2015

Last Thursday on a freezing cold and windy night, more than 250 students gathered at Elliott Tower to light a candle and march in defense of peace and to honor those killed in the recent ISIS attacks in Paris and Beirut.“The ...

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