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Students take back the night

At the “Take Back the Night” event, crowds showed up to support victims of sexual assault and domestic abuse. Last Wednesday night, around 80 people attended Take Back the Night. This night historically ties in with marches that began back in the 1970s through Europe and America to protest violence against women. It was the […]

Administration changes at TU

Two significant changes to TU’s academic staff were announced via email last week. The first is that Vice President of Strategic Initiatives Janet Levit, formerly dean of TU Law, will be replacing Roger Blais as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs. Blais has served TU since 1977 in the capacity of a physics professor, […]

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Shooting at YouTube HQ in California Three people were shot and wounded at the headquarters of YouTube, located in San Bruno, California, last Wednesday. The suspect opened fire with a handgun around lunchtime, shooting three people before taking her own life. The suspect has been identified as Nasim Aghdam, a woman YouTuber whose content ranged […]

The TEDxUniversityofTulsa speakers included not just students and faculty, but many Tulsans unaffiliated with the university. Photo by Adam Lux

TEDxTU spotlights footnotes from Tulsa speakers

TEDxUniversityofTulsa once again allowed TU and the Tulsa community to share ideas on local and global scales. This year’s TEDxUniversityofTulsa talks mark the event’s fourth anniversary and its first time inviting all of Tulsa to participate. The running theme of this year was “Footnotes,” meaning each of the event’s fourteen talks called to attention topics […]

The roof of the Case Tennis Center, topped with solar panels installed in 2016. Courtesy University of Tulsa

TU aims to reduce its utility and energy costs

Running a university is not a cheap endeavor, and the electricity, gas and other utilities costs do not help matters. But the university also works to lower its bills for these necessities when it can. The Physical Plant is the center of most of these efforts. This facility pumps water across campus and is responsible […]

TU’s newest clubs for global professionals, gaming and EMTs

Over the course of the semester, SA has chartered several new clubs. Among them are the TU EMS club, Society of Global Professionals and TU: Magic the Gathering. The TU EMS club gives students first-hand medical experience. Srivats Srinivasan, the founder and president, said the long-term vision of the club is to run a 24/7 […]

TU offers free and reduced summer tuition to students

For the first time, TU is implementing a reduced summer tuition program intended to help students who are behind on hours and increase retention. Students can now take summer courses at a free or reduced rate thanks to a new program implemented by TU. The TU community received an email on February 26 announcing the […]

TU dining services initiates meal swipe program

Under new program, students can anonymously use the leftover meal-swipes of other students. The meal swipe donation program, innovated by TU student Conner Bender and director of dining services Mike Neal, started in the past two weeks. The program allows students to donate up to five of their guest meal swipes each semester. These swipes […]

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Russian fire in shopping mall kills at least 64 A deadly fire broke out in the theater of the Winter Cherry mall in Kemerovo, Russia, March 26, killing at least 64 people, with many others being reported missing and feared dead. The fire started on the upper floor of the building, where a bowling alley, […]