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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 […]

Kirsten Robertson is here at TU to provide additional support for students undergoing mental trauma. photo by Brooke-Lyne Holland

Alexander Health Center adds position for mental crisis response

The Alexander Health Center defines and explains their new hire’s position. Improvements are coming to the Alexander Health Center Counseling Center this semester to help students deal with stressful situations. Staff Counselor and Outreach Specialist Kirsten Robertson is here to help students at TU. Robertson went to Antioch University in Seattle and majored in clinical […]

One of the gags in the video involved placing a student ID in a microwave to gain access to Fisher South. courtesy Achmed Johnson

The two students behind viral video recount process

The video, posted on Twitter to Internet acclaim, was a quickly-done, planned labor of love. On Sunday, August 25, TU freshmen Achmed Johnson and Logan Seeley posted a video to Twitter. In just a week, the video gained around five million views, 138 thousand shares, and 360 thousand likes. The video was first posted in […]

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 […]