The state of Oklahoma and the Muscogee (Creek) Nation met in a tense hour’s worth of arguments and questioning before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday in a case that could restore significant land and power to the tribe.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments next week that could return millions of acres of land to an Oklahoma tribe while redrawing the boundaries of a 150-year-old reservation.
Representative-elect Kendra Horn repeatedly declined to answer on Friday whether she will vote for Nancy Pelosi for speaker of the House in the 116th Congress.
The Oklahoma Association of Transfer Students, OATS, hosted its 7th annual OATStoberfest Tuesday night in the Headington College Courtyard. Students dressed as ghouls, devils, and other creepy crawlies as they interacted and made connections.
(Editor's Note: Storme Jones is reporting for News 9 [UNFILTERED] on behalf of Gaylord News and the Gaylord College of Journalism at the University of Oklahoma.) Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers clean up debris and provide hot meals, both major blessings for people impacted by Hurricane Michael in the Florida Panhandle. "Started out with Katrina, and then I went to Rita -- and that's what I've been doing, every one of them," said Choctaw resident Wanda McLaughli...
(Editor's Note: Storme Jones is reporting for News 9 [UNFILTERED] on behalf of Gaylord News and the Gaylord College of Journalism at the University of Oklahoma.) About 20 workers with the Public Service Company of Oklahoma are working to get power restored to neighborhoods in the Florida Panhandle in the wake of destruction left behind by Hurricane Michael. They're doing everything from replacing snapped lines to broken poles and blown transformers. "Even though we have major ...
The OU Latin Dance Club hosted 338 people at its 13th Annual Fiesta on Oct. 14.
Successful Hollywood screenwriter and Oklahoma native Kevin Costello managed to fit time in his busy schedule to make a trip back to his alma mater.
Gaylord News reporters and University of Oklahoma students Megan Ross and Storme Jones are covering the protests happening outside the Brett Kavanaugh hearings Thursday in Washington D.C. The protests are happening inside the Hart Senate Office Building, where Dr. Christine Blasey Ford is giving testimony to support her accusation that Kavanaugh, a nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, sexually assaulted her in 1982. See Also: Coverage of Kavanaugh-Ford hearing
Two University of Oklahoma organizations teamed up to raise money for Oklahoma Children’s Hospital foundation and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals today.
A University of Oklahoma sorority hosted three-time Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas for an interview and Q&A with the audience.
Residents of the University of Oklahoma’s luxury apartments Cross Neighborhood are taking the next step towards resolving their issues with the continued construction, unopened amenities, and management problems.
Placing a hand against the smooth, black granite for balance, 92-year-old John Cockrum stood on his toes and reached with his folded umbrella to point at a name high on the wall of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
There are leaking ceilings, empty courtyards and restaurants that look abandoned.
By Emma Keith Gaylord News Legislation that would eliminate blood requirements for Native landholders seeking to hold onto ancestral land passed the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday. The legislation, sponsored by the state’s four House members, amends the Stigler Act of 1947, which required current members of the Five Tribes prove they had "one-half or more of Indian blood" to retain tax exempt status for land their family had owned since the early 1900s.
Maddy Pratt felt excited to start a tradition by drowning in a sea of foam.
The University of Oklahoma clear bag policy was implemented at the first game of the season against the Florida Atlantic Owls. Many saw this change coming after the NFL recently made the change in their games. Judy Steelman bought her clear purse last year when she went to a New Orleans Saints game. “Truthfully I don’t know how much difference it makes, except it might make people feel better,” Steelman said. Contemporary Services Corporation guard Joey At...
During the University of Oklahoma’s first football game of the 2018 season, campus corner played host to an endless sea of crimson and cream.
[UNFILTERED]'s Mike Boettcher shows OU Football arriving prior to the first home football game against Florida Atlantic.
Sawyer Stevenson gripped their poster, touched the trans flag around their shoulders, and started walking in the first Norman Pride Parade as an out transgender person. The OU student smiled at the crowd as others from the Gender + Equality Center carried its banner. Behind Stevenson, more friends’ arms ached from hoisting a pride flag the size of a city block. “Walking in the Parade is great because I can show remembrance for all the trans people,” the jun...
Students and a visiting professor from the Gaylord College of Journalism & Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma attended Thursday's remembrance ceremony on the 23rd anniversary of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
The question some people are asking on Wednesday is, "has the teacher walkout created a political movement?"
Teachers were again at the Oklahoma state Capitol, the ninth day of their statewide walkout. University of Oklahoma journalism professor Mike Boettcher was there as part of the [UNFILTERED] project, a partnership between Boettcher and News 9.
[UNFILTERED] Reporter Luke Hall sat in on a meeting in Dale, Oklahoma between D...
Sarah Massey understands the importance of her role amongst her peers from Eugene Field Elementary in Oklahoma City, even though she has only been teaching for two months. Massey said she decided to stay in Oklahoma after being hired at Eugene Field Elementary. “I think being a new and young teacher, you come in with a lot of hopes and expectations,” she said. “The moment you walk through that door, they’re all crushed.” Sarah Massey stands in her cl...
The students from the Gaylord College of Journalism & Mass Communication have been at the Oklahoma state Capitol all week covering the teacher walkout -- and they've been working with some neat technology, 360-degree videos. Check out the work from reporters/producers Sabi Rivera and Beth Privrat.
Public school teachers across Oklahoma made their way to the state Capitol by school bus to march for higher education funding early Monday morning. Teachers at Longfellow Middle School in Norman, Oklahoma, said their priorities are the students’ learning environment and classroom resources. Beth Huddleston was concerned about her students’ ability to learn once the weather warms up in Norman. The school does not have the budget to fix the air conditioning in...
Local churches in Oklahoma open their doors to elementary school students during the teacher walkout this week. Public schools across Oklahoma closed April 2-3 as teachers marched at the state capitol for higher education funding, and the strike is planned to continue. Parents needed a place to send their kids during the school day, and churches responded with impromptu with daycare programs. “This is a way to serve the parents,” said Heather Brim, children’s minis...
Sam Brown, a University of Oklahoma student, filmed video of student protestors holding three fingers in the air, a sign of solidarity from the movie, "The Hunger Games." [UNFILTERED] is a partnership between News 9 and students at the Gaylord College of Journalism & Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma.
One Moore parent made a passionate plea Tuesday against over-taxing Oklahomans, all in the name of supporting teachers. Luke Hall of the Gaylord College of Journalism & Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma talked to Cody Clark after finding some of his comments in another Facebook post related to the Oklahoma teacher walkout.
Parent Michelle Morquecho tells [UNFILTERED] she traveled from Bristow Tuesday morning to support Oklahoma educators at the Capitol after she was inspired by a local teacher’s Facebook post. [UNFILTERED] is a partnership between News 9 and students at the Gaylord College of Journalism & Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma.
Seminole art teacher Susan Nickel tells [UNFILTERED] that she "hopes" her district has the support of local representatives. Nickel currently teaches art with limited supplies inside of a temporary building. [UNFILTERED] is a partnership between News 9 and students at the Gaylord College of Journalism & Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma.