Dashcam footage of Shelby approaching Crutcher before fatally shooting him in 2016. courtesy Quartz and Tulsa Police Department

Betty Shelby to conduct TPD class related to officer slayings

The officer, controversial for her actions, is slated to teach a course on what happens to officers after they have killed someone. Two years ago, Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby shot and fatally killed Terence Crutcher, a black, unarmed father of four. The incident was met with public outrage and Shelby’s dismissal from the force, […]

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Crackdown in India leads to protests Last Tuesday, police officers raided at least six homes across India and arrested five people known for supporting resistance movements or otherwise speaking out against the government. They’ve been accused of supporting plots to assassinate top government officials, inciting a riot and supporting communist groups. The accusations mirror those […]

TU places highly on three college surveys

Forbes, The Princeton Review and Times Higher Education gave TU high marks in their annual surveys. The University of Tulsa received good publicity the last few weeks due to its high placement on college surveys from Forbes, The Princeton Review and Times Higher Education. Forbes commended TU as a top university for STEM and international […]

Record-breaking 815 freshmen enroll at TU

The fall of 2018 marks the enrollment period for TU’s largest freshman class ever. With the new semester underway, the classes at the University of Tulsa are filling up more than ever before. The Office of Admissions at TU has worked to bring in a slew of new freshmen to campus. From hosting campus visits […]

Get to Know Your Student Association Cabinet

What exactly is Cabinet? One of the three branches of Student Association on campus, Cabinet’s function is to serve students through programming and operational support. Cabinet is split into departments headed by an executive director and staffed by a team of associate directors. It meets every Tuesday at 5 p.m. Below is a look at […]

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President Trump faces fallout as Cohen pleads guilty President Trump went on the defensive last Tuesday as Paul Manafort, his former campaign chief, was convicted of tax and bank fraud, and Michael Cohen, his former lawyer, pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations. Manafort was convicted of five counts of tax fraud, two counts of bank […]

Loney’s writing career has been prolific so far, and he shows no signs of slowing down. courtesy Verona Booksellers

TU junior to publish third novel

Bryant Loney talks Nickelodeon, the 2000s and his new novel, “Sea Breeze Academy.” Bryant Loney is a junior at TU with two published novels to his name — and a third on the way. This isn’t just remarkable for someone his age, or for the fact that he’s been balancing the pursuit of an education […]

Hardesty Language Community provides immersion for learners

Starting next year, TU students can sign up to live in a portion of Hardesty Hall designated specifically for students learning French, Chinese, Spanish, Russian or German. TU students can now get a taste of international living without leaving the state of Oklahoma. Next fall marks the beginning of the Hardesty Language Community, a portion […]

New funding guidelines for student organizations

SA announced big changes to the funding process that they believe will serve students’ best interests. Student organizations will experience a new funding process in the coming months. While the start date of this new funding is undetermined as of yet, the new process hopes to make students’ lives easier and ensure events always get […]

Graduation rates at TU a vibrant topic of discussion

The University of Tulsa plans to raise its graduation rates over the coming years. Students and other universities have ideas TU could emulate. At TU, 52 percent of first-time, full-time students who entered in fall 2008 graduated in four years, while 58 percent of those who entered in fall 2010 graduated in the same time. […]