Cox cable, CaneFlix provided to students

TU’s entertainment services, Cox cable and CaneFlix, are part of the university’s efforts to provide a good quality of life to on-campus students, but the usage of these services remains somewhat unknown. For those who live on campus, the small Cox cable boxes can be a nuisance or a tool. The boxes are part of […]

Waste, energy, plastics focus of sustainability club

TU’s student-led club for sustainability creates new committees for the new year, which will formulate ideas and bring them to the faculty and staff to implement. Students interested in improving TU’s commitment to the environment can join Students 4 Sustainability, which met last Wednesday. The club primarily focuses on waste management, plastics and energy ideas, […]

Eye on the World

Kidnapped U.S. and Canadian Citizens Freed in Nigeria Police say two Canadian and two American citizens who had been kidnapped in Nigeria were freed last week. The citizens were kidnapped last Wednesday as they tried to travel to the capital Abuja from the town of Kafanchan. A joint police and military operation ambushed the kidnappers […]

TU maintenance personnel repair a blue light outside of Fisher South. Photo by Kayleigh Thesenvitz

Broken blue phones back in action on campus

Editor’s Note: The following is a first person account of a Collegian investigation into the blue light emergency phones on campus. Because of the sensitivity of the issue, or of related issues that would complicate the lives of students and current and former employees, many of the sources asked to remain anonymous. After careful consideration, […]

As a treasurer, it is Buck’s job to manage the school’s funding and to implement a strategic ten year financial plan. Courtesy University of Tulsa

An interview with Kevan Buck, TU Treasurer

The Collegian sat down with Executive Vice President and Treasurer Kevan Buck, who has helped lead TU for 17 years. Kevan Buck landed his first job in university finances as a comptroller at Ashland University in the late 1980s. After the interview, he walked to the campus library to look up the term “comptroller.” “I […]

Steadman Upham recieves posthumous award

President Emeritus Steadman Upham to be posthumously honored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. TU received notice in November that the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) will honor Upham in February as a fellow of the AAAS. The former president’s colleagues at Ohio State, Penn State and the Field […]

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 […]

Meltdown, Spectre and what they mean for you

Three huge computer security vulnerabilities were recently discovered which put private information nearly all computers at risk. If you own a computer, tablet, or smartphone, your devices probably have a huge security flaw. On January 3, three major computer security threat discoveries made by Google Project Zero in conjunction with a number of other researchers […]

A brief update on Okla. politics

In case your sole source for Oklahoma political news is this newspaper or you haven’t bothered to keep up with the subject since Thanksgiving, here is a brief list of what you missed. 1. On December 15, Oklahoma Watch reported that documents released by the state Department of Health included a summary of alleged deceptions […]