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 […]

Clancy on TU’s Kiplinger value rankings

“The Kiplinger value rankings are just one of a host of rankings where TU competes on a global level. Times Higher Education ranks TU 19th in the world for universities under 5,000 students. CEO World Magazine ranked TU’s Petroleum Engineering Program number one in the world. Our cyber security programs are among the Top 3 […]

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: My boyhood hero, Robert Kennedy, often said that “Jobs are better than welfare.” As a “liberal/progressive” Democrat, I agree. But I would add that having a job that pays a good wage that is well above the government’s “official poverty line” is the human right of every American who is willing to lead […]

Letter to the Editor

This letter is in response to the articles covering the sexual harassment allegations made against men in the media and government throughout the United States. To all males living in this country I issue a collective statement: enough already! Who are you to impose your sexual desires on someone because they did not give you […]

courtesy University of Tulsa Student Association

SA Updates

Here’s some updates from your friendly neighborhood SA, to keep you updated on what’s going on and what’s planned for TU. Mike Neal, the director of Dining Services, has talked to SA about adding a freezer to the C store to begin selling ice cream. This month is both pride and Indigenous People’s month. For […]

President Clancy responds to Weinstein scandal

Dear students, Our TU Commitment speaks of life as a story that we are constantly writing – one that is shaped by the opportunities and experiences we meet along the way. Current events remind us that the stories of far too many relatives, friends and classmates include instances of sexual assault and harassment. In recent […]

TU campus collision: vehicle damages Norman apartment

Two students and a fluffy dog were relocated last week after a driver accidently backed into a Norman Village apartment. According to campus security reports, a student was backing out of a parking space when they accidentally clipped the car beside them. “Instead of hitting the break, they hit the accelerator, which then forced the […]