At the state-level, bureaucracy and incompetency can act as obstacles to achieving a higher water quality. Courtesy flickr

Oklahoma’s water quality among lowest in nation

A recent study revealed Oklahoma and Texas as hotbeds for violations of federal clean drinking water regulations. As if Oklahoma didn’t have enough problems on its plate, it will now have to add potentially unclean water to the menu. A study published last month from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences tracked violations […]

HLC re-accreditation team to hold open forums on campus

The team will evaluate TU on five criteria for accreditation. This semester, TU has been preparing for the arrival of a Comprehensive Re-accreditation site visit team from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The team will be on campus on Monday, March 5, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Tuesday, March 6, from 8 a.m. […]

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24 killed in Azerbaijan fire 24 people died from a fire at a drug rehabilitation center in Baku, Azerbaijan. According to government officials, the fire was caused by a short circuit within the wiring of the old wooden building and was then fanned by strong winds, burning for three hours before being extinguished. The Health […]

Bebe Rexha, who will be headlining at this year’s Springfest. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons

This year’s Springfest promises changes

SA Exec. Director Catherine Aaronson says that this year’s festival will center around the concert and won’t include a week’s worth of set events as in past years. Seniors, throw out your preconceived notions about what Springfest is supposed to look like. This year’s festival promises some unprecedented surprises. Student Association Executive Director Catherine Aaronson […]

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TU students give back to the community

Rain, trash, hamburgers, Clorox and a bulldog named Bea. What do they have in common? Volunteers at TU’s Service Day found all of them at The Bridges Foundation on Saturday. Megan Sinek, the student in charge of Service Day, firmly believes in its goals. “Not only do we aim to provide assistance, but [also] to […]

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Hijab Day encourages cultural crossover

Hijab Day provides female students a chance to try on a garment usually restricted to members of the Islamic faith. Last Wednesday, Chateau Room C was filled with multi-colored scarves flying around being fixed to young ladies’ heads. SA partnered with the Malaysian Student Association and the Muslim Student Association to put on its annual […]

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Local high schools compete in TU math competition

TU’s second annual mathfest promoted outreach programs to high school students. Challenging math questions created by volunteers from the TU math department were posed to high school students at TU’s second annual Hurricane Mathfest on Saturday February, 17. The University of Tulsa Mathematical Association of American (MAA) chapter and the math department hosted the event, […]

Electronic transcripts

Electronic transcripts can be required by various graduate schools or internship opportunities during your college career, but unfortunately, at the University of Tulsa, those requests have so far been impossible to satisfy. Instead, students are required to send them physically, which can result in a slower receiving time. By next fall, the University of Tulsa […]

Neuroscience minor coming to TU in fall 2018

The College of Engineering and Natural Sciences will offer a minor in neuroscience starting next semester. It will “allow students to gain an understanding of the structure and function of the brain and nervous system,” according to a fact sheet released by the department for the recent Tulsa Time event. It will be both interdisciplinary […]