Trump’s State of the Union touts progress, promises more

The annual speech was a week late due to the government shutdown and included extensive discussion of the proposed border wall. “Victory is not winning for our party,” President Trump said at his Feb. 5 State of the Union address, adding, “Victory is winning for our country.” He began with calls for a unified government […]

The Legislative Digest is your weekly look at the happenings of Oklahoma’s state legislature and the bills and politics you need to know As we edge into the 2019 legislative session, there have already been a few bills passed. Those bills were recognitions of certain days as important, and the passage of the House rules. […]

The Legislative Digest

The Legislative Digest is your weekly look at the happenings of Oklahoma’s state legislature and the bills and politics you need to know. There are 12 weeks left of school, and we’re all slogging through it. Things are rough! So consider this week a boost of positivity: sometimes, bills in our state legislature can be […]

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Loss of jobs in journalism reduces quality of news

Citizens of the United States, as consumers of news and participants in democracy, must prioritize reliable journalism. Last week, nearly a thousand journalists were laid off. Employees for Huffington Post, Buzzfeed News and newspapers owned by print media giant Gannett Co. lost jobs. It’s another blow in a long line of hits to the newspaper […]

Legislative Digest

The Legislative Digest is your weekly look at the happenings of Oklahoma’s state legislature and the bills and politics you need to know. With 2817 bills introduced thus far this legislative session, we’re continuing to highlight important bills, good and bad. These bills will be (or have been) announced, and will then be shuffled into […]

Legislative Digest

The Legislative Digest is your weekly look at the happenings of Oklahoma’s state legislature and the bills and politics you need to know. According to the Oklahoma House of Representatives, the House has finished filing its bills for the upcoming legislative session with a total of 1,733 House Bills (HBs). The Senate, meanwhile, filed 1040 […]

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A handful of podcasts to take with you to 2019

These podcasts can entertain you through work or distract you from school. As 2019 begins, my hunt for new and interesting podcasts continues. After listening to hundreds of hours worth, I’ve got a fair few favorites. I’ll spare you the usual highlights in favor of my favorite, less popular podcasts that need some love. Here […]

The Legislative Digest

The Legislative Digest is your weekly look at the happenings of Oklahoma’s state legislature and the bills and politics you need to know. We’re back at school and the Oklahoma Legislature is back at work, kind of. The First Regular Session of the 57th Legislature began at noon on Jan. 8, according to Oklahoma State […]

Light outage casts Dietler Commons in darkness

Last Sunday, the University of Tulsa Main Campus experienced light outages. The lights by Sorority Row, Sharp Chapel, Bayless Plaza, near the Allen Chapman Student Union, in the West Residential parking lot off of Delaware and more went dark a few hours after sunset. Manager of Electrical and Special Services for Physical Plant Roy Ackley […]