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Police Beat: April 24–30

BYU Fraud April 26 – A student’s credit card was reportedly stolen and used off campus. April 26 – A fraudulent unemployment claim was reportedly filed under an employee’s name at the Harold B. Lee Library. Theft April 26 – An unlocked bicycle and skateboard were reported stolen outside an apartment at Wymount Terrace. April 27 – Tools were reported stolen from a work truck parked in the Ellsworth Building’s parking...

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Oklahoma House OKs ban on teaching critical race theory

By SEAN MURPHY Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma public school teachers would be prohibited from teaching certain concepts of race and racism under a bill given final approval by the state House on Thursday. The GOP-controlled House voted 70-19 for the bill that prohibits teaching of so-called “critical race theory.” “Students are being taught that because they’re a certain race or sex, they’re inherently...

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Opinion: The consequences of victimhood culture

Welcome to America, the land of the free and the home of the entitled. Victimhood culture has created a nation of individuals who fight vigilantly against microaggressions, standing up for every underprivileged group. This must end if we want to restore individual autonomy, shape identities and effectively assist true victims. Subscribing to victimhood culture detracts from one’s sense of personal responsibility. Those who avoid...