Zoorassic Park 2 is a roaring good time

This summer the Tulsa Zoo is housing a temporary exhibit of animatronic dinosaurs. Titled “Zoorassic Park 2,” this is the second time the zoo has had such an exhibit. Eleven species are represented, though only nine of them are technically dinosaurs. Many of them have been represented in the Jurassic Park franchise. They are: Ornithomimus, […]

Ground-breaking ceremony scheduled for Gathering Place

September 20th, 2015 marks a new beginning for an ambitious project years in the making. On this date, the ground-breaking ceremony for Tulsa’s much-anticipated Gathering Place will occur and construction will officially begin. First unveiled in June 2013, the Gathering Place Project is an effort to construct an extensive public park along the Arkansas River. […]

Slide the City slides into Tulsa

Going back to school does not have to mean that summer is over. On August 29 Tulsa will be playing host to an epic summer bash that promises, “live music, food, drinks, water, and of course the biggest slip and slide ever to hit asphalt.” The thousand foot water slide will be located at 1500 […]

Tulsa history: Cowboys, Indians and Sid Vicious

I’m sure by now you’ve all been thoroughly welcomed to Tulsa, but on the off chance that you have no friends or something, let me be the first to say it: Welcome to Tulsa! We’re an exciting midwestern city with a lot to offer the incoming freshmen, returning sophomores, juniors, and seniors, or venerable graduate […]

Students, staff move into Hardesty Hall

Hardesty Hall has been in the works for almost a year and a half now and we are glad to see it finished. On Wednesday August 16th students begun moving into the building, and the Center for Global Education, Career Services, Student Affairs, New Student Programs and English Institute have already moved in. Associate Dean […]

Anti-violence programming becomes a fixture at TU

Twenty-eight and a half percent of college women report experiencing an attempted or completed sexual assault during or prior to entering college, according to the Campus Sexual Assault Survey in 2007. In the 2014-2015 academic year alone, five sexual assaults have been reported on TU’s campus. While sexual assault may be the most talked about […]

TU legend Tommy Hudspeth passes

This summer the TU family lost one of its most prolific members. Tommy Hudspeth, a long time fixture in the Tulsa football community, died this July at the age of 83 in Tulsa. Star-football player, class president, assistant coach, athletic administrator, fund-raiser extraordinaire: Tommy Hudspeth has worn many hats during his long tenure at the […]

A guide to gay Tulsa: Local LGBT+ resources

Hello folks! Welcome to Tulsa. If you are new to Tulsa, or even if you have lived here your whole life, you may have heard that we are a red city, in a red state, in a red region. Consequently, you may have assumed that it is basically impossible to be a queer person in […]

Off-campus dining options for less than ten dollars

The University has tried “its best” in the last few years to provide a variety of dining options for students and faculty. Although we are thrilled to no longer be limited to The Caf, Chick-Fil-A, Hurricane Hut and Subway, the additions of Benvenuto’s, Baja Jack’s, Einstein Bros., Star Ginger, Sushi Blu, Pizza Hut and Tossed […]

Mental health resources available in Tulsa

Hello everybody! It is Tara again (from the gay Tulsa thing), but this time, I want to talk to you about mental health. Transitioning to college can be hard. Maybe for you it will be a total breeze and you will not have any problems – and if that is the case, great! However, if […]