In addition to pursuing university interests, Chastang is available for informal counseling. photo by Brooke-Lyne Holland

TU hires Amanda Chastang, new Office of Diversity and Engagement fellow

Chastang’s position revolves around transparency and the goal of making TU a more inclusive and diverse institution. Amanda Chastang, the new Office of Diversity and Engagement fellow on campus, is a staff resource and advocate/liaison for students. Chastang, alongside Jacqueline Higgs Caldwell, the vice president for diversity and engagement, is working on the University of […]

LIBR hopes to gather a sizable student population for their future research programs. courtesy Public Radio Tulsa

LIBR researcher on treating anxiety with exposure therapy

Laura Garrison discusses the negatives of anxiety and the exposure therapy treatment that LIBR is researching. LIBR, the Laureate Institute for Brain research, is working to combat anxiety. Laura Garrison, one of the researchers at LIBR, spoke to The Collegian about a study which which she is involved in that studies patients who have high […]

Remembering 9/11: 17 years later

The terrorist attack shook the country and permanently changed American culture; here we remember the events and victims. On September 11, 2001, 17 years ago, America suffered one of the most tragic events in national history after 19 terrorists crashed four airliners into different locations, including into both towers at the World Trade Center. Many […]

Seattle teachers strike for pay, prolong school year

Seattle teacher Michael Cortez spoke to The Collegian about his feelings as an underprivileged elementary school teacher. When school began on September 5, teachers in Seattle, Washington, were expecting a 10.5 – 25 percent pay increase. After four weeks of striking and threats for a delay in the start of the school year, members of […]

NPR’s Edith Chapin visits TU in The Give and Take

Chapin, in conversation with Tulsa Public Radio’s Rich Fisher, discussed ethics and humanity in journalism. On Wednesday, September 12, Public Radio Tulsa hosted one of its “The Give and Take” events. The guest speaker was Edith Chapin, executive editor of NPR news. The event was moderated by Rich Fisher, Public Radio Tulsa’s general manager. Edith […]

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Amazon chief Jeff Bezos gives $2 billion to charity Last Thursday, Amazon chief executive and founder Jeff Bezos pledged to give $2 billion to the “Day One Fund,” a fund he is establishing. In a statement, Bezos said the fund would focus on “funding existing non-profits that help homeless families, and creating a network of […]

Media Studies professor Bill Hinkle on TU termination

The university did not renew Hinkle’s contract at the end of last semester, prompting an early retirement. For more than two decades, Bill Hinkle was a fixture at the University of Tulsa, teaching popular advertising courses for the Department of Media Studies with a trademark no-nonsense attitude and a provocative, often crass sense of humor. […]

The construction around campus, which interrupts the landscape and walking paths, is set to conclude soon. photos by Brooke-Lyne Holland

Holes appear around TU amid construction

Pipe corrosion over time led to the widespread repair of the hot water pipes around campus. Across campus, construction crews are replacing the pipelines that carry the university’s heated water throughout campus due to corroded pipes. Originally, every building on campus had a boiler that provided heated water for the building. However, around the 1920 […]

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Self-proclaimed “resistance” enrages President Trump Last week, White House officials kept busy distancing themselves from an anonymous New York Times opinion piece in which the writer claimed they and other officials “are working diligently from within to frustrate parts of [Trump’s] agenda and his worst inclinations.” The New York Times claims they know the writer […]

TU junior chairman of national Republican organization

Sheridan Nolan speaks about her recent appointment as Chairman of the Oklahoma Federation of College Republicans TU junior Sheridan Nolan sat down with The Collegian to discuss her recent appointment to Chairman of the Oklahoma Federation of College Republicans. She is the first College Republican Chairman from the University of Tulsa. “My first real political […]