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TU Clubs adapt to online format

Clubs are a great way to get involved on campus and meet new people that have the same interests as you. There are clubs for just about anything you can think of — sports, academics, outdoor activities, faith, food, video games and community service. The list of possible clubs to join goes on and on. […]

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COVID vaccine researchers hope to beat testing period record

At the beginning of the calendar year, researchers in China released the genetic sequence of the Sars-Cov-2 virus, allowing scientists worldwide to begin work on a vaccine. The fastest vaccine development from testing to approval is the mumps vaccine released to the public in 1971 after beginning research in 1967. Countries around the world hope […]

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Virtual Symposium on Historical Trauma to feature timely discussions

For the first time in a virtual format, Mental Health Association Oklahoma will host their 2020 Zarrow Symposium on the theme of Healing from Historical Trauma. Over three days, from Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, speakers in disciplines from psychology to history to medicine will lead discussions about several historical issues that continue to affect […]

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In a strange, pandemic U..S. Open, tennis fans get a glimpse at the future of the sport.

As a result of the Wimbledon cancellation over the summer, the last Grand Slam tournament held was the Australian Open as far back as February. Since then, the Association of Tennis Professionals and Women’s Tennis Association have worked on an effective re-start of the season. This made the U..S.. Open momentous as the first Grand […]

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MLB: The Race for First Place in the NL West

Southern California — a great place to be if you like the ocean and warm weather, but it is usually not at the center of a rivalry this late in the MLB season. However, as has been the case with much this year, 2020 proves to be different than anyone expected. The past few years, […]

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Despite being heavy underdogs, Tulsa put up a strong effort against 11th-ranked Oklahoma State on Saturday and was able to hold Oklahoma State’s prominent offense to just 16 points.

Tulsa got the ball first and the drive started promising, but it stalled out around the 50-yard line and ended with a punt. Oklahoma State’s first drive was a slow and methodical 16 play drive that ended with Tulsa able to hold them to a field goal, but still allowing a 3-0 lead. Tulsa’s next […]

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Students assumed the risks of the pandemic, not the guilt

It isn’t easy to determine whether students follow social distancing protocol by the overwhelming amount of maskless Instagram posts and Snapchat stories. Socially-starved college students returned to campuses nationwide after living at home for almost half of the year. Even though colleges have implemented safety measures to limit in-person interaction on-campus, administrations have little control […]

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Misreporting on Russian bounty story indicative of growing Russia hysteria

If you follow the news, you probably heard a story a few months ago claiming that Russia was offering bounties to Taliban soldiers for killing U.S. troops in Afghanistan. The story was broken by the New York Times, who used such definitive language as to say “The United States concluded” these bounties existed. It went […]

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Gender reveal parties dangerous, not just to the environment

Gender reveal parties have been in the hot seat for a while now, even before one in California started a wildfire. This wildfire has grown to what the New York Times reported as “20,000 acres as of Sept. 18” and that “a firefighter died on Sept. 17 battling the blaze.” This is not the first […]