Eye on the World

Kidnapped U.S. and Canadian Citizens Freed in Nigeria Police say two Canadian and two American citizens who had been kidnapped in Nigeria were freed last week. The citizens were kidnapped last Wednesday as they tried to travel to the capital Abuja from the town of Kafanchan. A joint police and military operation ambushed the kidnappers […]

Legislative Digest

The Legislative Digest is your weekly look at the happenings of Oklahoma’s state legislature and upcoming bills and the terms to know. This week, we’re looking into the helpful and hilarious bills introduced for the upcoming legislative session of Oklahoma’s Congress. SB stands for a Senate Bill and HB stands for “House Bill,” both ways […]

The University of Tulsa participated in a march and community service on MLK Day in a voluntary show of solidarity. Courtesy University of Tulsa

MLK Day deserves more recognition

TU, and most of America, treated MLK day as part of an extended weekend instead of reflecting on America’s racist history or helping their communities. There are few people in American history more deserving of a national holiday than Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Through his resounding message of nonviolence and unity, Dr. King became […]

Graduate school applications cost more than money

Graduate school applications take time, money and emotional energy that can stress out students. Applying to grad school comes with many costs. Emotional, as in the stress it puts on applicants. Time, as in the weeks it takes to compile application components. Monetary, as in the money each application costs. Highly sought-after grad programs come […]

Blue lights are scattered throughout campus and accessible to students between buildings. Photo by Michaela Flonard

Point/counterpoint: Apps, phones make blue lights obsolete

New technology has made the blue lights on campus effectively useless, and the money could be better spent elsewhere. The University of Tulsa blue lights: what exactly do these lights provide? Security or false hope? There was a time when these lights were exactly what college campuses needed, but that time has passed. Before cell […]

Blue lights are scattered throughout campus and accessible to students between buildings. Photo by Michaela Flonard

Point/counterpoint: Blue lights provide students a safety net

Blue lights on campus serve as last resorts to anyone who needs help in a complicated or difficult circumstance. The blue lights on campus are so much scenery on campus. They fade into the background despite their bright white lettering, “EMERGENCY” printed down their sides. And blue lights are something you’d hope to know where […]

“POST-” is without want of political references and cultural observations. Courtesy Polyvinyl Record Co.

Jeff Rosenstock’s newest effort strong, mature

While not as viscerally pleasing as his previous album, “WORRY.”, Rosenstock provides another sonic and energetic punk album in “POST-.” When “POST-” dropped on New Year’s Day, my first thought was, “Whoa, that’s super early!” before I realized that Jeff Rosenstock’s last album, “WORRY.”, had come out in October 2016. That album, such a candy-coated […]

The poke dish was without shortage of fresh ingredients. Photo by Michaela Flonard

Bolicious brings Hawaiian poke fad to Tulsa

The new restaurant does poke well but has limited options otherwise. For those who love raw fish in their food, there’s another spot to satisfy that urge in Tulsa. Bolicious is a poke stop that opened at the beginning of this year and features sushi burritos and side items. Poke, or “fish salad,” is a […]

It’s never too late to start working on your library. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Three books to read if you’re feeling _______

Local bookworm Tori Gellman is back in the new semester with three more books to read if you’re feeling alone, repressed or lovestruck. If you’re feeling: alone, lost or in denial “Lily and the Octopus” by Steven Rowley We all have that special person in our lives. The one we couldn’t imagine living without. For […]

The multi-Tony-Award-winning musical comes to Tulsa this week. Courtesy Celebrity Attractions

“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder” in Tulsa this week

The award-winning play will be performed from January 23 – 28, with student discounts available. The 2014 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder,” is coming to Tulsa this week, from January 23 – 28. Celebrity Attractions will put on the performance. The musical revolves around Monty Navarro, who […]