TU Institute of Trauma seeks participants in nightmare study

TITAN is investigating nightmares caused by traumatic experiences and PTSD. Caitlin Paquet, a trial coordinator at The University of Tulsa Institute of Trauma, Adversity and Injustice (TITAN), is helping conduct studies on adults who experience nightmares following a traumatic event in their life, called the Nightmare Treatment Studies. The outcome of the study is predicted […]

University hosts open forum regarding curriculum

Students were invited to discuss block classes and major requirements with TU faculty. The University of Tulsa is currently undergoing an initiative to evaluate its core curriculum, which is comprised of the block class system and general education like the English, math and freshman experience classes. Last Wednesday, an open forum was held in Helmerich […]

How much of your voting records are online?

A look into voting record websites and how much real info they offer. In America, an individual’s voting record is at least somewhat public in all 50 states. President Trump had fallen into controversy when people found during the 2016 presidential race that he had not registered to vote until 1987. This worried some voters […]

High percentage of Okla. children unvaccinated

Oklahoma’s percentage of vaccinated children falls beneath the national average. Following a troubling national trend, more Oklahoma parents are seeking vaccine exemptions for their children. A recent survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention observed that the vaccine exemption rate increased by 0.3 percent between the 2016–17 and 2017–18 school years. The CDC […]

2018 midterm elections see GOP in offices across Okla.

The midterms saw a blue majority in the House and a single Democratic representative from Oklahoma. Rarely has there been as much participation in a U.S. election as there was in these midterms. According to NPR, voter turnout hit a 50-year high. For Oklahoma, most of the state stayed red. In the House of Representatives, […]

Groups of Lime scooters appeared suddenly on the south side of 11th Street on Oct. 26. photo by Ethan Veenker

Scooters roll into Tulsa and onto campus

The electric scooters seen around campus are a first in Tulsa, but don’t come without their concerns. Tulsa is in the midst of embracing the motorized scooter trend that’s been sweeping the nation. During the early morning hours of Oct. 26, Lime, an electric scooter company, dropped off roughly 100 motorized scooters downtown on 11th […]

Know your candidates: Oklahoma midterm elections 2018

Use the following brief descriptions to inform your vote on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Election day is almost here. Staring down at a ballot full of unfamiliar names is difficult. Take five minutes to read through this list for a run-down on this election’s candidates. Governor Drew Edmondson (D) – Edmondson served in the Navy and […]

Eye on the world

Icon of war-torn Yemen dies Amal Hussain, a seven-year-old girl whose portrait captured the public’s attention, died last week in a refugee camp four miles from a hospital. The New York Times portrait, which showed Amal horribly emaciated and lying silently in a hospital bed, cast a spotlight on the Saudi-led war in Yemen. “My […]

Spoon University offers health tips

The University of Tulsa chapter of Spoon University seeks additional contributors and members. Many new college students have never lived away from home and have no idea how to cook, let alone figure out what they are supposed to do with that bread and peanut butter in their cabinets. Additionally, when they move into student […]

American economists win Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences

Economists William D. Nordhaus and Paul Romer shared the Nobel Prize for their environmental and economic work. Two American economists have been awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. The $1 million prize was divided equally between William D. Nordhaus and Paul Romer for their separate work into environmental and economic sustainability. “This year’s […]