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TU holds documentary screening about US rape kit backlog

TU partnered with the Joyful Heart Foundation to screen “I Am Evidence,” spotlighting the high number of untested rape kits in the US. The University of Tulsa partnered with the Joyful Heart Foundation on Saturday to host a private screening of “I Am Evidence,” an HBO documentary film that chronicles the disturbing number of untested […]

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FSU student death reignites concerns of campus alcohol use

The death of a Florida State University student has made college administrators more wary than ever of alcohol-promoting parties. On November 7, State Rep. Todd Russ, R- Cordell, issued a call to all Oklahoma college presidents to stop alcohol- and drug-related parties on campuses immediately. Russ issued his statement following the alcohol-related death of a […]

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Special Session budget bill roll-call

The 2017 Special Session began September 25, after the Oklahoma Supreme Court invalidated a cigarette fee in August. The ruling left a $215 million hole in the state budget. With the exception of a one week delay in which the state capitol building was under repairs, state senators and representatives have been meeting in Oklahoma […]

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North Tulsa food desert worsens

North Tulsa recently saw one of its grocery stores close, exacerbating the problem of food scarcity in the area. North Tulsa’s food deserts widened last week as another of dwindling number of grocery stores North of Highway 244 closed its doors. With Gateway Market’s closing, near the corner of Pine and Peoria, three additional square […]

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@RealPressSecBot delivers innovative Trump coverage

A Twitter account that formats Trump tweets as press releases gives a new perspective to Trump’s presidency in 140 characters or less. My policy for this newspaper is that we try to only write commentary articles that are local and timely. After all we are a student newspaper, so we should focus our attention on […]

Have TU’s sexual assault prevention efforts gone too far?: Have TU’s sexual assault prevention efforts gone too far?

Students complain that all this interest in preventing sexual violence is really bumming them out. Many students are applauding the University of Tulsa’s recent efforts renewing their commitment to sexual assault prevention. However, several young men on campus have complained that the revamped policies are discriminatory and severally interfere with their collegiate learning experience. Hugo […]