SA passes resolutions on accessibility, etc.

SA recently passed several resolutions. These resolutions express SA’s desire to diversify Cane Transit, provide a lottery for commuter parking, and create a committee to discuss ways to solve accessibility problems for those with disabilities. A resolution currently in the works would allow students to inquire about their meal balance. Freshman Senator John Talmage brought […]

Oklahoma bill could prevent those with STDs from marrying

An Oklahoma senator has proposed that prospective couples should be tested for sexually transmitted diseases. Oklahoma Senate Bill 733, authored by Anthony Sykes (R-Cleveland), would mandate that couples take blood tests for STDs before applying for a marriage license. The bill reads, “The State Board of Health shall require a blood test for the discovery […]

TU Professor gets national recognition for study

TU biology professor Dr. Warren Booth has garnered national recognition for his work on a bedbug study, in collaboration with many other researchers of various nationalities. Booth co-authored the study, which found its way into “Molecular Ecology” and also was subject of a column by Carl Zimmer, a science writer for the New York Times. […]

Eye on the World

IS targets bombed by Egypt On Monday, Egyptian jets bombed Islamic State targets in the Libyan city of Derna. The strikes were Egypt’s response to a video showing the beheadings of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians. This video is the first to have originated from outside IS territory in Syria and Iraq. Days later, Egyptian President […]

Campus Crime Watch

The Collegian does not produce or edit the Campus Crime Watch except for content and brevity. Feb. 12 5:30 p.m. Officers investigated a suspicious person at Keplinger Hall. Upon arrival officers spoke with a former student who matched the description of the suspicious person. They were disgruntled upon our contact with them and stated that […]

Panel to tackle stigmas surrounding transgender issues

On Thursday, Feb. 26th, HeadStrong, Pride, and Women’s and Gender Studies organizations will be working together to host a panel on Trans Identities and Mental Health. The panel will be held in Chapman Lecture Hall at 7 pm that evening. Tara Grigson is a sophomore and founder of the student organization HeadStrong, which advocates for […]

Construction Notice

The I-244 highway running through Tulsa is projected to be under construction through the month of March. The construction will affect areas around Lewis running East to West, and around 11th to Pine running North to South. There will be lane and ramp closures on the highway. The project is estimated to cost $36.2 million, […]

11th Street businesses ousted, some fail to recover

In 2006, the University of Tulsa bought out property along 11th Street, with the goal of building along the property. This, of course, caused the uprooting of a few businesses along the way. Starship Records and Tapes and Metro Diner were two businesses that were forced to move. Today, these businesses have experienced varied success. […]

Tulsa Public Schools bond measures up for vote

Tulsa Public Schools (TPS) may soon have funding for several new projects if four different bond issues pass on March 3. In order to pass, each initiative needs 60 percent support. The first initiative is the largest at $239.74 million. This money would cover improvements for TPS facilities and is divided into 19 items. The […]