2018 midterm elections see GOP in offices across Okla.

The midterms saw a blue majority in the House and a single Democratic representative from Oklahoma. Rarely has there been as much participation in a U.S. election as there was in these midterms. According to NPR, voter turnout hit a 50-year high. For Oklahoma, most of the state stayed red. In the House of Representatives, […]

Quick tips for surviving the holidays with your family

Heading home for the holidays isn’t always idyllic. While trying to avoid conflict this season, consider these tips and tricks. The Millennial generation is not the first to clash with their elders. It happened with the Roaring ‘20s and the beat generation in the 1960s as well. Thanksgiving and Christmas are not always a Norman […]

Carter Bradford began Pay it Forward after independently bringing food to the homeless with his friend. courtesy Carter Bradford

Student org Pay it Forward supports Tulsa’s homeless

Pay it Forward urges students to use extra meal swipes to help feed the homeless. Plenty of Tulsans cross paths with homeless people or are at least aware of their existence around town, but few do anything about it. Pay it Forward is a group of students who are encouraging their peers to donate their […]

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Fleetwood Mac brings rock and roll to the BOK

Though key members are now in their 70s, the band still brought the house down in Tulsa. Fleetwood Mac’s frontwoman Stevie Nicks once said in an interview, “If you can’t rock and roll, you’re old.” Apparently early 70s is not old, as the longstanding members of Fleetwood Mac who still perform together are all between […]

Abstinence-only sex education is instituted in less than half of the U.S. courtesy Huffington Post

Okla. needs better sex education

Though it has the second highest percentage of teen pregnancies in the nation, Oklahoma’s sex education is lacking. Like Salt-N-Pepa once said, “Let’s talk about sex, baby.” Or not. As college students living in Tulsa, Oklahoma, we have become familiar with the conflicts that Oklahoma schools face. From the teacher walkouts earlier this year to […]

“Valuable experiences” don’t replace paychecks

Unpaid internships exclude those who cannot afford to work without income and aren’t always valuable in students’ chosen fields. As an Arts and Science College student, finding paid internships is a bit more difficult than it is for students in Engineering or Business, for example. The argument in support of unpaid internships is usually the […]

Serena Williams’ loss mischaracterized by media

Though the media has focused on possible sexism by the umpire, Serena Williams did not lose solely due to gender discrimination. Serena Williams has gathered media attention for reasons other than being one of the most accomplished tennis players of all time, with 23 Grand Slam Singles titles. This is more spotlight garnered than iconic […]