Medical technician and airman 1st Class Rachel Tucker is one of the members of 56th Medical Group facilitating coronavirus screenings. courtesy Senior Airman Alexander Cook

Scientists research the origins of coronavius and a vaccine

Rumors circle around COVID-19, but much is still unknown about the novel virus. COVID-19, also known as the novel coronavirus, is an infectious respiratory illness that attacks the lungs and is spread easily among the public. According to Science Daily, it originated from Wuhan, a city in China and on Dec. 31, Chinese authorities “alerted […]

Clancy remarked that he favored the uses of CBD over those of THC. photo by Brooke-Lyne Holland

Dr. Clancy speaks on cannabis

President Clancy and TU law professor Dr. Bowman held an educational presentation on recent Oklahoma marijuana legislation. Early Careers in Community Medicine (ECCM), a program that allows highly qualified students to pursue an early provisional acceptance into the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine program, leading to an M.D. degree, hosted a school-wide educational forum […]

Cops surround a local Olive Garden as Brad Stix tries to get away. graphic by Conner Maggio

Largest drug bust of 2019 at… Olive Garden??

The unlimited soup and salad deal is in fact too good to be true. Have you wondered why your meals at Olive Garden have recently become so prohibitively expensive, even though you only ordered a salad and a water? Turns out you have been chowing down on illegal drugs disguised as olive oil and leafy […]

Exposed piping may remain visible on campus until the end of March. photo by Conner Maggio

TU construction behind schedule following stalls

The project, meant to wrap up before winter, is now looking to conclude by March. Across campus, construction crews are replacing the pipelines that carry the university’s heated water due to corroded pipes. However, the construction has gone far past its deadline, leaving students and faculty to wonder what is happening. Bob Shipley, the Associate […]

graphic by Conner Maggio

Move out of the way Ned, there’s a new survival guide in town.

College can be a confusing and emotionally-draining experience, especially for a freshman fresh from mommy and daddy’s nest. In the real world of “adults,” freshmen are mere minnows in an ocean of rambunctious athletes, underrated art majors, impossible professors, screwed up relationships and lack of sleep to the point of becoming the walking dead. On […]

TU Institute of Trauma seeks participants in nightmare study

TITAN is investigating nightmares caused by traumatic experiences and PTSD. Caitlin Paquet, a trial coordinator at The University of Tulsa Institute of Trauma, Adversity and Injustice (TITAN), is helping conduct studies on adults who experience nightmares following a traumatic event in their life, called the Nightmare Treatment Studies. The outcome of the study is predicted […]

Tinder Pay: for those who already use it for prostitution

Tinder creates a new pay feature, a hybrid of its current app, Uber and PayPal, where you can reimburse people for “gas.” Ever since its fateful release on Sept. 12, 2012, Tinder has become a fallback for pleasure-seekers and romantics alike who do not want to meet people in real life. Men make up the […]

Despite a few protestors, Pence was met with a highly sympathetic crowd. photos by Brooke-Lyne Holland

Pence visits Mabee Center on Stitt campaign trail

The vice president gave a short speech in favor of Oklahoma gubernatorial candidate Kevin Stitt. The crowd was a sea of red as Donald Trump and Kevin Stitt supporters flowed into the Mabee Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, this past Thursday on Oct. 18. Many came to see Vice President Mike Pence, who was visiting Tulsa […]

Hurricane Michael hits East Coast

The hurricane killed dozens and severely complicated rescue efforts along the coast. After forming in the southeastern Caribbean Sea two weeks ago and hitting landfall on Oct. 10 in Florida, Hurricane Michael has wreaked havoc on coastal cities. Many people have suffered from the storm by having their homes destroyed, their water sources disabled and […]

Dr. Yoon-Hee Cha studies the cerebellum and its physiological functions at LIBR. courtesy Laureate Institute for Brain Research

LIBR study seeks connection between cerebellum and anxiety

Dr. Yoon-Hee Cha’s study tests the link between one’s cerebellum and one’s level of anxiety. Benjamin Chipper Doudican, a research assistant, is an important research member at the Laureate Institute for Brain Research. His job is to assist and conduct studies run by Principal Investigator Dr. Yoon-Hee Cha that examine how brain stimulation affects the […]