Oklahoma State University

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2014

    Cowboys Running Back Joseph Randle Arrested for Stealing Underwear, Cologne

    According to multiple reports, Dallas Cowboys backup running back Joseph Randle was arrested by Frisco police after being seen attempting to shoplift underwear and a bottle of cologne on an in-house camera at the Stonebriar Centre mall Dillard's. Randle was detained by Dillard's loss prevention off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2014

    Reporting Law for On-Campus Rapes Underestimates Real Numbers

    On Sunday night, an SMU student was raped while jogging just off campus. There are no details so far about the girl, other than the fact that she was assaulted in one of the nicest neighborhoods in town, in University Park. But her case is much more common than statistics would lead us to believe, d ... More >>

  • Music

    April 17, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 9, 2013

    Two Dallas Teachers Needed Money for a College Tour, so the Internet Hooked Them Up

    Sometimes the Internet is excessively dumb, like yesterday when half of Twitter was announcing #NowThatchersDead and the other half was heartbroken because they thought it was #NowThatChersDead. And other times the Internet can be pretty heartwarming. A good example of the heartwarming Internet is ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 5, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    Pink Slime Economics: A Local Cattleman on How Beef Prices will Rise, and Why That's OK

    Yesterday the farming trade publication Farm Futures carried a story on the potential rise in beef prices after the recent uproar over pink slime, or LFTB (lean finely textured beef). CattleFax, a beef industry research group, estimates the pink slime news cycle "is costing the U.S. beef industry $1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Jesse Tabish of Other Lives Talks Opening for Radiohead

    From his home in Stillwater, Oklahoma, Jesse Tabish sounded a bit nervous. The leader of Other Lives certainly had every right to be anxious. His band was just about to begin a tour with Radiohead. Well, that tour makes a stop in Dallas this evening at the AAC and Tabish was kind enough to speak ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    And Now a Very Verbose Interview with Oak Lawn's Drag Queen Turned Reality TV Star

    Chad Fitzgerald owns Cake Guys, a cakery with locations in both Dallas and Duncanville. He's also a constant on season two of TLC's Next Great Baker, which premiered Monday night. (Fitzgerald was part of the night's winning team). The next day, we got with Chad and talked to him about the show's pre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Big 12 Conference Alive, if Not Well

    ​Call it the Pat 12. As in, no thanks to expansion, we'll stand. As in, the Big 12 -- all but buried by a lot of us dorks -- remains alive, like the muddy, bony, cob-webbed hand reaching up from the grave to snatch onto life. Again. Because it couldn't get assurances from Texas about a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    College Football Uniforms Are Outta Control: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    ​ 10. We've sorta become desensitized to Oregon's smorgasboard of uniforms with different helmets featuring gray, green, yellow and white and neon-green outlined numbers. Blame Phil Knight and Nike for those. But what about the rest of ya? The opening weekend of college football delivered some gr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Other Lives Believes in Albums, Not Bands.

    Other Lives​It'd be easy to pigeonhole Oklahoma music as solely focused on red dirt country (see: Cross Canadian Ragweed) or dust-bowl folk (see: Woody Guthrie) were it not for the contributions made by the likes of the Flaming Lips, Evangelicals, Starlight Mints and Stardeath & White Dwarfs i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Tre Newton to Texas: I Quit

    ​Nate Newton has lost almost 200 pounds. His son, Tre, has lost his interest in playing football. Tre, a running back at Texas, decided this week to give up football in part because of numerous concussions. The sophomore missed last week's loss to Oklahoma State after sustaini ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    It's the End of the Big 12 as We Know It

    ​R.I.P, Big 12? Certainly looks so, as the Pac 10 over the weekend empowered commissioner Larry Scott to proceed with plans for expansion. In other words, let the raiding of the Big 12 Conference commence. Last week, news surfaced of the Pac 10's plans, which center on adding Texas, Texas A&a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    A Talk with Kyle Rote Jr.: Dallas Tornado, Hall of Famer, Soccer "Missionary"

    NASL Jerseys​Kyle Rote Jr. -- who, it was announced this week, is finally being inducted into the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame as a "veteran," no kidding -- did indeed call me back earlier this week. Said I'd have better luck trying him later -- meaning, oh, 'round 11 p.m. or midnight, he'd b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Watch: Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights Take Stillwater To The Devil's Basement

    Looks like Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights spent part of the Halloween weekend up in Stillwater, Oklahoma, playing for the college at Oklahoma State University and, apparently, mini-Superwoman, too, as you'll see in the above, beautifully shot clip from Zach Gray of OSU's The Daily O'Colleg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    And The Winner Is...

    ​Well, the big weekend is here. That's right, Mizzou vs Oklahoma State.My brother earned his Ph.D from OSU (although I hear they practically give those things away in Stillwater) while I, um, attended doctoral classes at the Sorbonne of the Midwest (where, I believe, Stephen Hawking flunked out b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2009

    10 Questions: Mickie Crockett

    She's worked in some of the city's most respected kitchens, including Cafe on the Green, Mediterraneo and The Riviera. As executive chef at Trader Vic's, she picked up a spot in the Dallas Morning News' list of top new restaurants in 2007.Crockett now serves as general manager for Cadillac Ranch, th ... More >>

  • News

    March 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 19, 2009

    Oh, Say, Can You D.C.: Ron Kirk and Tom Leppert at the U.S. Conference of Mayors

    Dallas mayors former and current were in D.C. over the weekend for the U.S. Conference of Mayors annual winter meeting: Tom Leppert, to once more make Dallas's case for stimulus dough-re-mi; Ron Kirk, to calm mayors' fears concerning his unpopular position on free trade. Leppert, like every other in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2008
  • News

    October 23, 2008

    Picking Cotton

    Texas-OU is great and all, but what about the Cotton Bowl's other 51 Saturdays a year?

  • News

    August 21, 2008

    Pitch Perfect

    The Grand Prairie AirHogs are willing to do whatever it takes to make you a fan. And that includes win.

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2008

    Look at the Big Brain on Boone

    Every week there's something new about T. Boone Pickens, who's yet to get back to Unfair Park about that interview request, aw. One day he's farming wind; the next, he's gonna sell water to Dallas; the next, he's donating more of his fortune to Oklahoma State University. But this may be the best sto ... More >>

  • News

    March 20, 2008

    Maverick Madness

    Better late than never, let's hear it for U-T-Yay!

  • News

    June 21, 2007

    Fatal Web

    The arrest of Dallas' "Black Widow" lights a fire under a cold murder case

  • News

    July 20, 2006

    The Plague

    Bizarre fibers. Black sweat. Bugs under the skin. Welcome to the controversial world of Morgellons disease.

  • News

    March 9, 2006

    Oscar Overhaul

    The Academy--y-a-w-n--Awards desperately need a shot of sports

  • News

    July 15, 2004

    Family Plot

    Rick and Suzanna Wamsley were strict with their children. Police say their son paid them back with murder.

  • News

    April 29, 2004

    He Wants to be a Millionaire

    So why did LaMarcus Aldridge put off NBA riches?

  • Resolution Guide

    January 15, 2004
  • News

    October 9, 2003

    Out of Luck

    Want a sure thing? Read Schutze's columns.

  • News

    May 1, 2003

    Draft Dodger

    Unfortunately for him, our columnist couldn't avoid the NFL draft forever

  • News

    March 20, 2003

    The Back Page

    I would tell you about the Big 12 tourney, but my stomach hurts

  • News

    November 25, 1999

    Penney pinched

    Falling sales and claims of sexist, insular management plague Plano-based J.C. Penney. Can a woman -- from Wal-Mart of all places -- turn the troubled chain around?

  • News

    June 17, 1999


    What do you get when you cross a horse with a white elephant? The Las Colinas Equestrian Center.

  • News

    February 19, 1998

    Not as dome as you think

    Dallas attorney Darrell Jordan wants to cover the Cotton Bowl--anyone got $150 million to spare?

  • Calendar

    April 10, 1997
  • News

    October 10, 1996

    Don't cry for me, Amarillo

    T. Boone Pickens Jr. has lost millions, been booted out of his own company, and his wife wants a divorce. Miriam Rozen chronicles the downward spiral of the once-fearsome Learjet Cowboy.