Media bias concerns misconstrue news

This election cycle is not the first time, nor will it be the last, that people with minority opinions and extremist views have claimed that the big media conglomerates are biased against their views. In fact, according to Pew survey data in 2005, over one-half of voters perceive that the media is politically biased in […]

“In Love and Warcraft” fails to convey either well

Last weekend, the Tulsa-based Heller Theatre Company opened a production of “In Love and Warcraft,” written by Madhuri Shekar and directed by George Romero. The play follows a college student named Evie, an avid World of Warcraft player who falls in love with a man named Raul. Unfortunately, even this basic premise falls flat because […]

The state of Oklahoma schools: the four day week

139 school districts in Oklahoma went to a four day school week for the 2016-2017 school year. That is almost one third of every school district in Oklahoma. Inola Public Schools was the district right at the forefront of this move. Superintendent Kent Holbrook announced the decision shortly after reviewing the district’s budget allocations from […]

Neighbors, employees sue TU over radioactive spill

A group of 31 employees and neighbors are suing the University of Tulsa over a radioactive spill that occurred at TU’s North Campus, located at Marshall and Lewis, in fall of 2014. 14 of these people say they were TU employees at the time of the spill. Attorneys representing the group filed the lawsuit in […]

Consider Rex Berry for a renewed sheriff’s office

Why vote for sheriff? Amongst the state senators and state supreme court justices on the November 8 ballot is the option to vote for either Vic Regalado or Rex Berry for Sheriff. Regalado has been acting sheriff since former sheriff Stanley Glanz resigned midway through his seventh term. Regalado surpassed Berry in April in the […]

Segregating the poor and hungry isn’t a solution

Iron Gate, a Tulsa-based soup kitchen and food pantry, has been around since 1984. On their website you can find the words “we are all guests on this earth and guests treat one another with courtesy, kindness and respect.” It seems this philosophy of equality is not one that every Tulsan holds. Currently, Iron Gate […]

SA precedes Pride Month with “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”

Last Wednesday, SA’s Student Awareness Department, led by Executive Director Gabby Gunnerson, hosted a showing of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Originally meant to be held on Harwell Field, the threat of imminent rain caused the event to be moved into the Student Union, but that didn’t make the movie any less enjoyable. Coupled with […]

Advocacy Alliance starts conversations with Clothesline Project

Since 2014, TU’s Advocacy Alliance has been hosting the Clothesline Project during Homecoming week. The Clothesline Project, a project started in 1990 in Cape Cod, MA, displays shirts decorated to bear witness to sexual violence. Participants decorate a shirt to tell their story or the story of someone close to them, or to comment on […]