TU moves to online classes due to coronavirus concerns

The University of Tulsa has opted to hold all classes online until at least April 5 due to events that have increased the overall risk of spreading the coronavirus on campus. This news was delivered via a campus-wide email from Interim President Janet Levit that went out at 7:25 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10. The […]

China’s choice to close theaters smart in light of coronavirus spread

Disney’s “Mulan” remake will no doubt suffer from the closures, but will still release in the U.S. Disney continues its live-action remakes of classic animated films with “Mulan”, set to hit theaters March 27. However, with the ever-mounting threat and infection toll of a strain of the coronavirus, this monumentally important film for China may […]

Sanders and Biden face challenges on the other side of Super Tuesday

The two are neck and neck, but the Michigan Primary and a debate in Phoenix are fast approaching. Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, Mike Bloomberg and Elizabeth Warren have all dropped out of the race for the Democratic nomination. All within five days of each other. Everyone but Warren has now endorsed Joe Biden. Warren, having […]

A Novel Idea 3/9/20

In preparation for next Monday’s short story author panel at Magic City Books featuring Molly M. Backes, Claire Jiminez and Christa Romanosky, this week’s book column will feature exclusively collections of short stories. If you’re feeling passionate: “Dear Life” by Alice Munro Whether you’re feeling passionate for life, love, people or anything else, you are […]

The Concerts with Commentary series featured duet compositions for two pianists, performed by two professors in the music department. graphic by Emma Palmer

TU professors perform “Four Handed Piano” compositions

Professors Allyson Eskitch and Dana Fitzgerald Mahler played a diverse program of duets. On March 5, TU’s Music Program presented “Just Duet: Music for Four-Hand Piano” as part of their Concerts with Commentary series. The duet was between two highly accomplished piano professors, Allyson Eskitch and Dana Fitzgerald Maher. With their background in piano studies […]

How is Campus Security equipped?

Campus Security boasts 28 officers who are each equipped with a sidearm, handcuffs, pepper spray and an expandable baton. The University of Tulsa’s Campus Security is a sizable force for a campus this size. Every day, students can see officers in vehicles, on bikes and walking about campus to do their job of keeping all […]

Polanski continued to amass accolades while in Europe. courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Protests of Polanski hopeful sign that Me Too has gone global

Multiple actresses walked out of the César awards when the Polish- French director’s film won. On Friday, Feb. 28, the César Awards were broadcasted live from France. Equivalent to the Oscars in the United States, the Césars are the national film award of France and have been a staple of the film community since 1976. […]

The two candidates emerged from Super Tuesday as the only two viable candidates. courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Unification the name of the game for Sanders campaign

Endorsements from more than just progressives would add legitimacy to the grassroots effort. For most supporters of the Vermont independent, Super Tuesday was a disappointment. Bernie Sanders showed potential to all but secure the nomination, but last-minute exits from the race turning into endorsements for Joe Biden from both Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar proved […]

Parking pass prices to increase for first time in 13 years

Per a university-wide email, the University of Tulsa is changing the price of parking permits to help resolve the financial deficit. Last week, the University of Tulsa sent out a mass email titled “Student News” that announced a change to the rates for parking passes, the first time since 2007. While this was sent as […]

Moderates never stood a chance against Biden and party norms

Party outsiders like Warren and Bloomberg ended their campaigns on their own terms. After the South Carolina primary on Feb. 28, the Democratic primary, which had been so constant since Iowa, changed. It started with Pete Buttigieg dropping out of the race on Sunday. Then Amy Klobuchar did the same thing on Monday. Finally, Klobuchar, […]