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Social houses still seeking identities, three decades later

Tavern’s guiding theme has historically been community service, although some students seem to have a different perspective of the house.


November 14, 2019

The social house system was implemented in 1991 as a more-inclusive alternative to fraternities. The five social houses each have distinct missions, but some students and staff question the extent to which they have served their intended purpose.

OU SAE: We’re not that different

By Joe MacDonald

March 18, 2015

Reactions to and repercussions for the racist chanting by members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at Oklahoma University have been swift. Two former members of the OU SAE chapter have been expelled, the fraternity has been removed from campus, President David Boren has been quoted as saying that...

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