The Bleacher Creature

Harden > LeBron, don’t @me Though I was but a wee bab at the time, I’ve read quite a bit about the travesty that was Karl Malone’s winning the MVP award over Michael Jordan in 1997. Apparently, the Mailman got most of his narrative momentum from a “Sports Illustrated” piece, the argument of which went […]

Loney’s writing career has been prolific so far, and he shows no signs of slowing down. courtesy Verona Booksellers

TU junior to publish third novel

Bryant Loney talks Nickelodeon, the 2000s and his new novel, “Sea Breeze Academy.” Bryant Loney is a junior at TU with two published novels to his name — and a third on the way. This isn’t just remarkable for someone his age, or for the fact that he’s been balancing the pursuit of an education […]

Hardesty Language Community provides immersion for learners

Starting next year, TU students can sign up to live in a portion of Hardesty Hall designated specifically for students learning French, Chinese, Spanish, Russian or German. TU students can now get a taste of international living without leaving the state of Oklahoma. Next fall marks the beginning of the Hardesty Language Community, a portion […]

New funding guidelines for student organizations

SA announced big changes to the funding process that they believe will serve students’ best interests. Student organizations will experience a new funding process in the coming months. While the start date of this new funding is undetermined as of yet, the new process hopes to make students’ lives easier and ensure events always get […]

Graduation rates at TU a vibrant topic of discussion

The University of Tulsa plans to raise its graduation rates over the coming years. Students and other universities have ideas TU could emulate. At TU, 52 percent of first-time, full-time students who entered in fall 2008 graduated in four years, while 58 percent of those who entered in fall 2010 graduated in the same time. […]

Fresh Prints a new addition to TU’s creative side

Fresh Prints Editor-in-Chief Thomas von Borstel speaks on the new, experimental zine starting up in Tulsa. Stated to be “The People’s Zine,” “Fresh Prints” is looking for artists of every variety to aid in their call of artistic expression. All mediums are welcome, so long as they can be printed, to show the creativity of […]

Campus Crime Watch

Mar. 24 11:55 p.m. University of Tulsa Campus Security Officers responded to a fire alarm at the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity house. Officers made contact with fraternity members and discovered there was no fire. The Tulsa Fire Department responded but was canceled as soon as it was discovered there was no actual fire. Mar. 25 […]

Eye on the World

DR Congo boycotts UN aid conference The Democratic Republic of Congo has chosen to boycott an aid conference hosted by the UN that focuses on raising money towards the humanitarian crisis in DR Congo, claiming they do not need the aid. While the UN has moved the crisis to a level three — the highest […]

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Officials’ statements against walkout misguided

The teacher walkout is a demonstration of the freedom of assembly, a right which should not be berated by state officials. The Oklahoma teacher walkout continued throughout the last week as teachers fought for more education funding. After receiving a pay raise of 6,000 dollars and 50 million dollars toward school funding, teachers continued to […]

Amazon employees working on the picking floor are already under tremendous amounts of pressure, and the inclusion of wristbands tracking worker movement would only increase stress. courtesy Flickr

Amazon wristbands symptom of harmful work culture

By attempting to increase company profit, Amazon has put the wellbeing of its employees at risk. Amazon has secured a patent on wristbands that use vibration to guide warehouse workers’ hands to items needing to be processed. Though Amazon was granted the patent back in January, the company has yet to introduce the tech to […]