Courtesy Jennifer Burleson

Local high schools compete in TU math competition

TU’s second annual mathfest promoted outreach programs to high school students. Challenging math questions created by volunteers from the TU math department were posed to high school students at TU’s second annual Hurricane Mathfest on Saturday February, 17. The University of Tulsa Mathematical Association of American (MAA) chapter and the math department hosted the event, […]

232 prospective students attended the last Tulsa Time program. Graphic by Madeline Woods

It’s Tulsa Time for changes

Point/Counterpoint: Tulsa Time is disorganized and frustrating to prospective students, discouraging them from attending TU at all. Hordes of people swarmed TU campus for the Tulsa Time event on Monday, February 19. High school students, potential transfers and parents tramped around campus wearing badges and carrying maps with a confused look of wonder on their […]

Courtesy Tulsa Opera

Tulsa Opera proves its continued relevance

Tulsa Opera’s recent performance of “The Stars Align” proved entertaining even for those unfamiliar with opera but also demonstrated opera still has some tricks up its sleeve. Tulsa Opera’s recent performance of “The Stars Align” proved entertaining even for those unfamiliar with opera but also demonstrated opera still has some tricks up its sleeve. On […]

Men’s basketball escapes at the buzzer

Sterling Taplin had the best night of his career and led TU to another win and a season sweep of the UConn Huskies. The last time the men’s basketball team played the UConn Huskies, they barely survived a double-overtime thriller at home on the back of Corey Henderson, who hit clutch shot after clutch shot […]

Justin with his third-grade reading partner, Jayla. Photo by Lizzy Young

Alum Justin Harlan teaches to make a difference

TU Alum Justin Harlan discusses his work in Reading Partners and other teaching programs. Executive Director of Reading Partners and TU alum Justin Harlan exudes passion when he talks about his work. Originally from Kansas City, Harlan attended TU for his bachelor’s degree from 2004 to 2009. Involved in nonprofit work since graduating from TU, […]

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: As someone who was sexually harassed in the past, I know about the inner-pain that victims and survivors experience. But, as someone who spent five years as a counselor and a therapist working in the fields of alcoholism, drug addiction, and mental health, I want to share my observations and research findings about […]

Full of tap dancing and a live orchestra, the performance appealed to larger audiences than your typical ballet show. Courtesy Tulsa Ballet

Tulsa Ballet puts on Broadway-themed performance

The ‘20s-themed show, “Strictly Gershwin,” made its way to North America after a wildly popular run in Europe. The dancers floating across the stage to the live orchestra music in Tulsa Ballet’s performance of “Strictly Gershwin” transported the audience back to the glitz and glamor of 1920s Hollywood. From the opening strains of music by […]

The art installation is heavily dependent on audience participation, with spots for viewers to place letters and a snap code with which to share it. Photo by Naomi Dunn

“Aria Rising” a thought-provoking installation

Put up in ACSU last week, “Aria Rising” is dedicated to victims of sexual assault. Last Monday, an interactive art exhibit titled “Aria Rising” was installed in the center of the Allen Chapman Student Union. The sculpture captures viewers at first glance through its large stature and striking visuals. It stands on a platform with […]

The quilts at 108 Contemporary and the post-it notes at the Hardesty Arts Center showcase both the exhibit-oriented and interactive opportunities present at First Friday, respectively. Photos by Elizabeth Young

First Friday Art Crawl yet another great taste of Tulsa

February’s First Friday event features a slew of new galleries and the ever-popular Pie Night at Antoinette’s bakery. First Friday is a uniquely-Tulsan event with a little bit for everyone. It encompasses the Tulsa Arts District and offers everything from art and music to street performers and pie night. I always like to begin First […]