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 […]

Tulsa defeats Tulane 50–27 in Homecoming game, snapping three year losing streak

The Golden Hurricane bounced back from a heartbreaking loss to Houston last week with a thrashing of Tulane in the Homecoming game, snapping their three-year Homecoming losing streak (UTSA, USF and Memphis). The 50–27 win moved Tulsa to 2–1 in the American Athletic Conference and one win away from bowl contention, which didn’t happen until […]