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 […]

Tragedy in Florida as gunman takes lives of two

The shooting took place at a video game tournament in which two men plus the gunman were left dead. A recent shooting saw three men lose their lives on Sunday, August 26, 2018 after a gunman opened fire at a gaming tournament in a Jacksonville, Florida, restaurant. Victims Taylor Robertson, 28, and Elijah Clayton, 22, […]

TU's partnership with LIBR was born in the hopes of cultivating a university more privy to the mental needs of its students. courtesy LIBR

TU Partners with LIBR to conduct TU Tough Study

The study will compensate all participants and is in two parts, the first of which is open to all first-year students at TU. LIBR, the Laureate Institute for Brain Research, recently partnered up with the University of Tulsa to conduct research on first-year students to study the effect of psychological toughness training on a student’s […]

Prisoners nationwide continue labor strikes

Prisoners around the country seek what they call “more human rights.” This week marks the third week of action by prisoners around the country in a strike intended to bring attention to their status, living conditions and perceived lack of human rights. Organized by a group of incarcerated activists called Jailhouse Lawyers Speak and supported […]