TU plans to return to normal conditions next year

As of March 8, Oklahoma entered Phase 3 of the state’s vaccination plan. This means that college students and those who work in early childhood care centers are now able to get the vaccination for COVID-19. The University of Tulsa has encouraged all students and faculty to get their vaccinations, as it will help reduce […]

In the Feb. 22-28 reporting period, TU conducted 599 tests and found only 5 active cases. courtesy University of Tulsa

TU maintains low COVID-19 positivity rates

The number of positive COVID-19 cases for students, faculty and staff on the University of Tulsa’s campus has been under five percent for the academic year so far, with the highest percentage of positive COVID-19 cases occurring mid-November, at 4.4 percent. TU has followed CDC guidelines in classrooms and on campus, which has played a […]

Since it began in 2014, more than 3,000 incarcerated women and 300 volunteers have participated in programs. courtesy Poetic Justice

Poetic Justice adds volunteers for distance learning program

Poetic Justice is a nonprofit based in Tulsa that brings creative writing programs to incarcerated women. It began in 2014 and has since grown to include programs in California, South Carolina and Mexico. Oklahoma is the state that has the highest incarceration rate of women. Poetic Justice aims to “rewrite the narrative about women who […]

The recently released lyric video was trending on YouTube. courtesy @taylorswift Instagram

Taylor Swift to release re-recording of “Fearless”

re-recorded single, “Love Story (Taylor’s Version).” The album cover fits in with her current aesthetic from “folklore” and “evermore.” In this updated sepia-toned cover, Swift tosses her hair back, which is reminiscent of the original “Fearless” cover. However, her look is stripped-down, with simple makeup and a cotton top that is similar to the one […]

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month brings awareness, importance of adoption

A local animal shelter takes in 10,000 animals a year, necessitating this month of awareness. There are still a couple of weeks left in October, and that means there are a couple of weeks left to adopt a dog from your local shelter! October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. American Humane, a non-profit animal […]

Dr. Beam celebrates the launch of “Voices of the Heartland II” with her daughter, Amelia. photo by Hana Saad

“Voices from the Heartland II” writers launch anthology

Oklahoma women contributed essays to the compilation edited by TU professor, Dr. Sara Beam. “Who’s around the campfire of your heart?” Dr. Sara Beam, one of four editors from “Voices from the Heartland, Volume II,” posed this question to the audience to kick off the book’s launch on Thursday. The question represents something that was […]