Scott Starr, native american studies senior, is an opinion columnist and multimedia reporter at The Oklahoma Daily. At the Daily, he has been an opinion columnist since Jan. 2012. He has an Associates Degree in Audio Visual Production Technology. He is from Del City, Okla.
- 2 months ago
Human trafficking should be cause for concern for everyone
A documentary about nine girls who had been sold into slavery was shown on campus last weekend. Preceding the film was a panel discussion about human ...
- 2 months, 1 week ago
Spiritual experiences force us to rethink preconceptions about scientific fact
Native American Heritage Month is a great opportunity for students to briefly stray from science and explore the realm of spirituality.
- 2 months, 2 weeks ago
COLUMN: Oklahoma City cultural center deserves completion for economic benefit
After the American Indian Cultural Center in Oklahoma City construction planning began, the economic collapse of 2008 delayed construction efforts. Th...
- 3 months, 2 weeks ago
COLUMN: The harsh realities of global warming
Though U.S. Sen. Inhofe has written a book about the “myths” of global warming. An Indigenous group of people in Alaska is experiencing th...
- 3 months, 3 weeks ago
COLUMN: Congress should confirm Hagel as secretary of defense
The Republican Party has had past opposition to the nomination of Chuck Hagel for secretary of defense. But now Hagel is likely to be installed.
- 4 months ago
COLUMN: Its time to support “Idle No More” movement
The “Idle No More” movement is in full swing, and there has never been a better time to provide support for a worthwhile cause.
- 4 months, 2 weeks ago
COLUMN: Talk down the ‘Sandy Hook truthers’
Sandy Hook conspirators look for control in an uncontrollable world by creating hoax stories backed by “absolute proof.” These theories ap...
- 5 months ago
COLUMN: Gun violence uproar fails to consider effects of antidepressants
Many prescription drugs have been linked to violent murders and suicides yet the use of these drugs is on the rise.
- 6 months, 1 week ago
COLUMN: Native American studies program should departmentalize
OU should departmentalize the Native American studies program to develop partnerships with the 39 tribal governments in Oklahoma.
- 6 months, 3 weeks ago
COLUMN: Native Studies program must be elevated
OU should put its money where its mouth is and convert the Native American studies program to a stand-alone department.