Despite a few protestors, Pence was met with a highly sympathetic crowd. photos by Brooke-Lyne Holland

Pence visits Mabee Center on Stitt campaign trail

The vice president gave a short speech in favor of Oklahoma gubernatorial candidate Kevin Stitt. The crowd was a sea of red as Donald Trump and Kevin Stitt supporters flowed into the Mabee Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, this past Thursday on Oct. 18. Many came to see Vice President Mike Pence, who was visiting Tulsa […]

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Trump worries over incoming migrant caravan President Trump has made public his contempt of a caravan made up of thousands of migrants, mostly Hondurans, who have been pushing north from their home country. Last Thursday, the caravan split into multiple groups while making their way through Guatemala. Many of the migrants say they are heading […]

Meal swipe changes enforce existing rules

The Caf’s stricter policies stem from a concern with the new Pay it Forward program Students might have noticed changes to the meal swipe program at the Pat Case Dining Center around the beginning of the school year. Mike Neal, the food service director on campus, said that these are not so much changes but […]

Hurricane Michael hits East Coast

The hurricane killed dozens and severely complicated rescue efforts along the coast. After forming in the southeastern Caribbean Sea two weeks ago and hitting landfall on Oct. 10 in Florida, Hurricane Michael has wreaked havoc on coastal cities. Many people have suffered from the storm by having their homes destroyed, their water sources disabled and […]

Chemistry Nobel Prize jointly awarded

The Nobel Prize was awarded to a team of three and, for just the fifth time in 117 years, to a woman The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Dr. Frances H. Arnold for her work in the directed evolution of enzymes. Dr. Arnold shared this year’s prize […]

The wall boasts not only multicolored bricks but also messages written by those that purchased them. courtesy Tulsa World

Tulsa GOP builds fair “wall”

Despite controversy, the mock-up border wall was allowed to stand at the Tulsa State Fair. In the Tulsa County Republican Party’s booth inside of the Expo Building at the Tulsa State Fair, a construction paper “wall” stirred controversy with some fairgoers. The “wall” in question was the basis of a fundraising campaign for the Tulsa […]

Denis Mukwege (left) and Nadia Murad (right) have encountered life-threatening scenarios in their campaigns against sexual violence. courtesy NPR

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to champions against sexual violence

2018’s Nobel Peace Prize winners have spent their careers working in the Middle East and Africa. The prestigious 2018 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to two individuals whose activism has called for the ending of mass rape as a strategy during war: Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege. Murad, a survivor of sexual slavery from the […]

The alert appeared in the same format as an AMBER Alert or weather warning. courtesy AOL

Presidential alert phone messages widely received

The presidential alert test was part of an effort to establish a reliable emergency system. Across the nation, cellphones buzzed as the Federal Management Agency conducted its first-ever system that sent presidential alerts to a majority of United States citizens. “THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System,” the text read. “No […]

Dr. Yoon-Hee Cha studies the cerebellum and its physiological functions at LIBR. courtesy Laureate Institute for Brain Research

LIBR study seeks connection between cerebellum and anxiety

Dr. Yoon-Hee Cha’s study tests the link between one’s cerebellum and one’s level of anxiety. Benjamin Chipper Doudican, a research assistant, is an important research member at the Laureate Institute for Brain Research. His job is to assist and conduct studies run by Principal Investigator Dr. Yoon-Hee Cha that examine how brain stimulation affects the […]

Tulsa rebrands Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples’ Day

The holiday was renamed in favor of the victims of Native subjugation throughout American history. Since 1934, the United States has celebrated Columbus Day every second Monday in October. Many cities hold parades to celebrate the holiday, producing a sanitized version of Columbus’s actions, which include murder, rape and enslavement. As a counter-holiday, dozens of […]