While not quite a three-piece suit, President Carson‘s portrait previously graced the walls of the Department of Defense. courtesy Wikipedia Commons

Who is Brad Carson and why is he here?

Does our new President indicate the death of True Commitment or even the birth of a total culture change at TU? At the culmination of a weird year full of extraordinary events, one event slipped through the cracks, gaining a steady appreciation from those in the know and basically no acclaim by the vast majority […]

Local grocery chain forced to sell

For all of those foreign to the great state of Oklahoma and the immaculate seat of the gods known as Tulsa, the grocery store chain Reasor’s might call forth nothing, but to the natives of this large graveyard, Reasor’s was the place you went when Wal-Mart didn’t have what you were looking for, when you […]

Who’s that new student on campus?

We all know that the University of Tulsa’s budget leaves much to be desired. The major well of wealth for the university, wealthy foreign students who do not benefit from scholarships and financial aid, has dried up, and now the administration and board must search for alternative sources of funding or new groups of students […]

Courtesy of TU Collegian, Ms. Emily Every

The Game is afoot at TU, and the stakes are high!

“Levit, lead pipe, Lorton.” “Which Lorton?” “Uhh, Lorton Hall.” “Oh please. Cease your endless nattering and look at this.” A shuffling of papers, individuals peeking at important and frustrating alibis, weapons and locations — these were the noises of a criminal investigation, though these sleuths held no formal training and no real office. However, the […]

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Waving flags for a different reason

Have you ever wanted to argue with a stranger? Perhaps one of your neighbors is attempting to call down the ghost of Nero with their enlightened debauchery, or smoking enough ganja to emulate the great witches’ cauldrons of the past, but how does one communicate these feelings of anger and rage without knowing their phone […]

Doom Over You: A Very Scary Welcome Back to TU

As the final seconds of Janet Levit’s extraordinarily strange welcome back video played out, the students who had viewed the video, whether due to a sense of duty, curiosity or fear, continued to stare at the screen in horror. Though the video seemed like the standard university propaganda, the surreal image of their interim president, […]

Price hikes to parking passes were announced via email last week. graphic by Emma Palmer

TU’s raising of parking rates won’t solve budgetary issues

The University of Tulsa still charges less than other major Oklahoma universities for parking. Fun fact: parking rates at the University of Tulsa have gone up! Surprise! Passes for the Commuter Lots jumped from $26 to $41, red tag parking lots (dual purpose) for both commuters and residents increased from $101 to $201 and normal […]

The no-confidence vote stats were chalked on paths around campus. graphic by Emma Palmer

Anti-True Commitment students should correct chalking facts

While we all continue to wonder and worry about the future of the university, a select group of individuals still hold true to the foundational characteristics of this intellectually hallowed ground. I refer to this group as “The Inner Circle” — a cabal made up of students and faculty, pooling ideas and information in order […]

Nimrod offers Day of YA to prospective writers

The Tulsa Public Library will host this free event, offering writing workshops and a diverse panel of speakers. On Feb. 7, Nimrod will offer a young adult fiction day. While Nimrod’s fall convention answered questions on editing, writing techniques and how perspective influences writing, the spring conference narrows its focus to the “young adult” genre […]

Fox News town hall a political game candidates must play

The Democrats who go on these specials risk little when they do, but Fox is the real winner. While it seems strange to consider a Democratic presidential candidate on any tangentially related Fox News program, the recent Fox-hosted town halls featuring prominent Democrats like Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigeig have incited a surprisingly low level […]