Poser Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dancing at The Wiggles concert. graphic by Conner Maggio

Ocasio-Cortez caught sinning in newest tweet

This newcomer to the political arena goes viral for all the wrong reasons. How will she recover? Newly elected and recently controversial, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez keeps stirring up drama through her continued existence. A lone Twitter user with an anime icon alleged that AOC wore a “Wiggles” t-shirt to a Wiggles concert when she was nine […]

Reducing beef consumption habits on a large scale directly affects greenhouse gas emissions. courtesy World Resources Institute

Vegetarianism best argued using environmentalism

Though popularly championed as an emotional issue, vegetarianism is increasingly tied to sustainability The most well-known argument for vegetarianism is the ethical problem of eating another living being. However, that is not the sole reason people should lean towards vegetarianism. Frankly, to most people it is an unconvincing argument, which is completely fair. It often […]

photos by Conner Maggio

Mother Road Market a Tulsa-centric gem

Ingenuity takes the form of Mother Road Market. A new development by the corner of Lewis and East 11th Street had its grand opening last weekend. Mother Road Market is what would happen if you mixed a mall food court with local entrepreneurs. It’s stuffed with local Oklahoma businesses in a big box space — […]

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 […]

State Run’s new social media transparent about sold info

The State-Run has vowed to remain clear on who we are selling out to. With the release of The State-Run Media’s new social media platform, The State-Run Social, we plan on being upfront and honest with our incredible violation of your privacy. We see that the problem with other social media is that they are […]

Attendance was up this year at the Heartland Gaming Expo along with a greater variety of booths, including Digico. Photos by Conner Maggio

Heartland Gaming Expo improves on past iterations

This year’s Expo predominantly featured VR setups and video games in development. Heartland Gaming Expo continued to gather game developers from local communities and those who are equally as passionate about gaming for remarkable presentations. Heartland had a more impressive showing than in previous years, as well as more to show than ever before, with […]