Originally published on Thu October 17, 2013 11:50 am
With the double crises of a partial government shutdown and a potential debt default resolved, it's a good time to consider some of the lessons we learned from the dysfunction and drama of recent weeks.
Here are 10 of them:
Shutting Down The Government Is Not A Winning Political Strategy
Art comes in all shapes, sizes and forms and artistic event opportunities fill this weekend's OneSix8. If you are a natural artists, or just someone trying to learn a new skill, this weekend has an event for your creative side.
Hollywood's been trying to get a handle on the Beat Poets for years. Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs and Jack Kerouac led wild — and influential — lives. But films about them, like Naked Lunch and On the Road, have never really clicked with audiences. Kill Your Darlings may fare better, partly because it stars Daniel Radcliffe, and partly because the story centers as much on murder as on poetry.
As a junior attending the University of Oklahoma in 1991, “self” was very much my focus. I had time for little else, it seemed. After all, I was working hard to finance my way through school (and life) and wondering what my place in this world would be once I graduated when an opportunity to actually gain some experience in broadcasting came about.
Nearly two dozen Oklahoma State University students are helping excavate the remains of a prehistoric mammoth found near Enid.
The remains were discovered by Access Midstream workers who were installing a high-pressure natural gas line northwest of Enid. The remains are now being moved to a lab on the OSU campus in Stillwater where they're being studied and will be reconstructed.
Former school administrator and assistant state superintendent Jack Herron has kicked off his campaign for the superintendent of public instruction job held by first-term Republican Janet Barresi.
Herron, a Democrat from Norman, launched his campaign Wednesday at the state Capitol. He joins at least three other Democrats and a Republican who have announced plans to seek the education post in 2014.