block one and two courses cause more frustration and few transferrable skills for majors who must schedule classes that do not directly benefit their futures. Students who major or double major in the college of arts and sciences face a dilemma every semester when choosing classes: they are required to take four block two classes, […]
Stickers on Oklahoma and Oklahoma State Universities’ helmets that said “stop opioids” are a timely gesture that affected little lasting change. During last Saturday’s annual Bedlam game between OU and OSU, players on both teams wore decals that read “STOP OPIOIDS” on their helmets. Earlier this year, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter said 2,684 Oklahoman […]
Mayor G. T. Bynum unveiled an initiative for education that would help reinvigorate school funding but would struggle to succeed in light of Oklahoma’s budget woes. In his first State of the City address, Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum laid out a series of initiatives that will attempt to fix the problems of Tulsa as well […]
Russian studies are still relevant in today’s world, and students continue to show interest, yet TU has failed to give the department the resources it needs. TU’s Russian Studies degree program has humble beginnings. In 1979, history professor Dr. Joseph Bradley moved here from Harvard. Students in his classes showed interest in TU gaining a […]
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 […]
Road safety will likely improve with the new left lane law. As of November 1, it is a ticketable offense to drive in the left lane without passing on any highway with more than four total lanes. Drivers are now unable to drive in the left lane unless they are actively passing another vehicle on […]
Reporters who couch their advocacy in their articles without acknowledging their bias make news less reliable and more subjective. The term “advocacy journalism” should read like an oxymoron. Journalism, I am often told, should strive for objectivity; it should be the journalist’s ultimate goal to distance their own subjective opinion from their work until its […]
Trump’s continued use of the term raises concerns about the Constitution, calls into question his morals and displays his lack of personal growth.
The Oklahoma budget would benefit from higher taxes on the upper brackets and on oil and gas wells.
Rehabilitation centers in Oklahoma have forced detainees to work long hours with little to no actual help for their addictions.