Tulsa blows past Memphis, sinks Pirates to advance to 7–0

The Golden Hurricane men’s basketball team recorded two more conference victories this week, bringing their win streak to 9 games. Memphis had won the last 11 contests going back to the TU-Memphis conference rivalry in Conference USA. In front of another large crowd at the Reynolds Center, Tulsa faced off against Memphis on Wednesday looking […]

Lyn Entzeroth to take over College of Law

On July 1, Lyn Entzeroth will become the new dean of the John Rogers College of Law. Entzeroth, has been a part of TU since 2002, specializing in capital punishment, criminal procedure and other related fields. For the past three years, she has served as the Associate Dean of Academic Development, working internally at the […]

University diplomacy: Orgs host Brazilian panel

The Brazilian Youth Ambassadors Panel was held Thursday, Jan. 22 in the Allen Chapman Student Union. The panel, organized in part by the Brazilian Club, Center for Global Education and Tulsa Global Alliance, consisted of 50 Brazilian students, all of whom represent their schools and towns as outstanding students. Renan Kuntz, a member of the […]

ABC, student orgs commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday, Jan. 19 marked a day of remembrance for renowned civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A parade commemorated the occasion in downtown Tulsa, winding through the historic Greenwood district that was the epicenter for the city’s 1921 Race Riots. About 15 members of TU’s Association of Black Collegians (ABC) marched in the […]

Little Blue House’s Wachowski promoted to director

Jennie Wachowski has called Tulsa home for most of her life. “I went to college thinking I was never coming back,” she said. She felt Oklahoma wasn’t the place for her because the stereotype it has for being radically conservative doesn’t fit with her beliefs. While attending Smith College in Massachusetts she began to realize […]

Campus Crime Watch

January 15 11:45 a.m. Officers were informed by housing staff that they received a report that a Mayo Village resident had possession of contraband. Officers went to the apartment to further investigate. Officers discovered that the student was in possession of stolen university property, drug paraphernalia, a hand gun, firearm ammunitions, pills testing positive for […]

City Council report measures Tulsa’s quality of life

Every year, Tulsa City Council has a report compiled on the city’s quality of life. This year’s edition was recently released. It was compiled by the city council’s policy administrator Jack Blair. The report consists of over one hundred charts and graphs. Most of the data measures through 2013. The report compares Tulsa to nineteen […]

Eye on the World

The Guardian reports U.K. security abuse The Guardian revealed last Monday that England’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) has gathered emails from journalists based in the US and UK. “Emails from the BBC, Reuters, the Guardian, the New York Times, Le Monde, the Sun, NBC and the Washington Post were saved by GCHQ and shared on […]

Vacancy triggers state senate special election

On Dec. 31, 2014, state senator Jabar Shumate (D-Tulsa) announced that he would resign, effective Jan. 6, 2015, in order to become the Director of Legislative Affairs and State Director for Oklahoma at the Oklahoma Federation for Children, an affiliate of the American Federation for Children, a school choice advocacy group. Shumate was first elected […]

Complex acting in “Foxcatcher” will captivate viewers

“Foxcatcher” is the latest biographical drama from director Bennett Miller and writer Dan Futterman. It sports the unlikely cast of Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo and Steve Carell. The three are so invested in their unusually human roles that even if the film around them was not so impressive, their performances alone would warrant seeing it […]