Freshman Rebecca Lescay drives along the baseline. Photo by Dalton Stewart

Hurricane not strong enough to pierce Knights’ armor

Shug Dickson put on a show and dropped 23 points, but without much help, TU’s slide continued against UCF. The Golden Hurricane women’s basketball team could not break their losing streak this week, dropping a pair of conference matchups. Their first game was on Sunday afternoon in New Orleans against Tulane. The game started very […]

HOF voters get it wrong again

Four players gained entry, but two of the best ever once again fell short, while another deserving candidate fell off the ballot entirely. Another year, another criminal exclusion from the Hall of Fame for Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens. Last week, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America released the official election results for the class […]

The Bleacher Creature

If it ain’t broke, fix it Not sure how crazy I am about that mini headline, because the NBA All-Star Game most definitely needs to be fixed. But you know what nobody has ever said, ever? “Man, this thing would be so much better if the players were all mixed up instead of on teams […]

Long-time TU Provost Roger Blais discusses career

Provost Roger Blais, who’s served TU since 1977, will retire after the current academic year. Roger Blais came to TU from Old Dominion University in 1977. “My department had a lot of differences and infighting, and I needed a change,” he explained. His wife, who is originally from Tulsa, did not have plans to return […]

What TU’s Office of Career Services can do for you

Director Shelly Holly discusses opportunities available to students through the Office of Career Services. The Office of Career Services is bigger and perhaps more capable than ever to help students “define and clarify goals, explore alternatives, identify options and plan a job search strategy,” according to their website. The office has a wealth of opportunities […]

The Color of Law: a hidden history of racist legislation

Visiting lecturer Richard Rothstein gives talk on the largely-forgotten history of racism in federal housing programs. In his book “The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America,” Richard Rothstein examines the history of segregation in American housing practices. As he terms it, “We need to look at the history of […]

Eye on the World

Nearly 100 killed by Taliban in Afghanistan At least 95 people were killed last Saturday when attackers drove an explosive-laden ambulance past a police checkpoint into a secure zone in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul. The alleged target was an interior ministry building. The Taliban, who also killed 22 in a Kabul hotel last week, have since […]

TU’s Presidential Leaders propose Okla. legislation

The students’ legislation has been adopted by Rep. Nichols for the upcoming legislative session. “Never underestimate the power of an 18-year-old,” said TU President Gerard Clancy, beaming with pride. Clancy was eager to brag about the 135 students of the Presidential Leaders Fellowship and the influence they have already exercised in Oklahoma. Specifically, the class […]

The Hardesty Hall showroom. Showrooms are available but under-utilized resources for visiting students and TU’s website. This is especially important since dorms vary widely in size, layout and available amenities.

TU should make pictures of potential rooms available

Incoming students deserve to see the rooms they might move into on the university’s website, especially if they can’t see the rooms in person. According to one of TU’s own University Ambassadors, the tour route for potential new students only includes one residential a stop at a showroom in Hardesty Hall. None of the other […]