Newly low oil prices benefit consumers, not environment

9 February 2015
Nate Beckemeyer, Student Writer

Over the past six months, the price of oil has dropped substantially. In the short term, the benefits outweigh the costs, but the long-term effects remain to be seen.

Approval method of voting eliminates two-party stranglehold

9 February 2015
Sam Beckmann, Student Writer

This week, Flatlanders decide to try the approval method of voting: everyone gets more than one vote, and the best-liked candidate wins.

Downsmash vs. Touchdown: E-sports gaining traction

9 February 2015
Sam Beckmann, Student Writer

Professional video gaming has increased in popularity because of its relatability and availability. Like professional sports, e-sports have money prizes and commentators, too.

TU shouldn’t give tickets if a lot is mostly empty

9 February 2015
Morgan Krueger, News Editor

Parking tickets serve a purpose, admits News Editor Morgan Krueger, but they are being overused and abused by TU in order to line its pockets.

OK state vegetable a seedy choice

2 February 2015
Morgan Krueger, Features Editor

Features Editor Morgan Krueger explains the wacky series of events that led to Oklahoma’s choice of state vegetable.

Gerrymandering and its discontents

2 February 2015
Sam Beckmann, Student Writer

Flatland’s citizens continue to struggle with the complications of voting. This week, Student Writer Sam Beckmann discusses gerrymandering in all its forms.

Letter to the Editor

2 February 2015
J. Christopher Proctor, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

While Tulsa has high charitable giving, poverty is still abundant.

Rep. Kern’s anti-LGBTQ bills misguided and inappropriate

2 February 2015
Brennan VanderVeen, Politics Reporter

Kern’s three bills in the OK House of Representative are not useful, even from a socially conservative perspective. One of them has already been withdrawn.

Proposed bills would improve voter turnout

2 February 2015
Nikki Hager, News Editor

Oklahoma legislators are considering bills that would make voting easier for everyone, especially millennials.

Obama looks to his legacy in SOTU

26 January 2015

Tuesday night’s State of the Union saw the president more concerned with the future of his party than with his remaining years in office. Managing Editor Conor Fellin opines.