HLC re-accreditation team to hold open forums on campus

The team will evaluate TU on five criteria for accreditation. This semester, TU has been preparing for the arrival of a Comprehensive Re-accreditation site visit team from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The team will be on campus on Monday, March 5, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Tuesday, March 6, from 8 a.m. […]

The remaster replaces the original album on most streaming services. Courtesy Matador Records

“Twin Fantasy” remaster pleases fans old and new

An homage to his growth as an artist and as a person, Will Toledo’s reworking of the 2011 indie cornerstone improves in many places and only falls short in a few. I have to admit I’m a sucker for music that tackles the topic of teenage disillusionment and self-discovery (think most pop punk bands and […]

Bebe Rexha, who will be headlining at this year’s Springfest. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons

This year’s Springfest promises changes

SA Exec. Director Catherine Aaronson says that this year’s festival will center around the concert and won’t include a week’s worth of set events as in past years. Seniors, throw out your preconceived notions about what Springfest is supposed to look like. This year’s festival promises some unprecedented surprises. Student Association Executive Director Catherine Aaronson […]

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Oscar-nominated animated and live action shorts

Animated and live action shorts nominated for Oscars face strong competition this year. Animated Shorts Dear Basketball — Glen Keane and Kobe Bryant, USA In light of his retirement, “Dear Basketball” is an illustrated love letter from Kobe Bryant to basketball. This short was incredibly visually appealing thanks to the gorgeous hand-drawn illustrations of Glen […]

Photo by Kayleigh Thesenvitz

Student releases Olympics themed podcast

Haynes has produced three podcasts and written three novels. TU student Jesse Haynes has made strides with three young adult novels and three wildly successful podcasts. Now he’s bringing a fourth podcast to life — one that focuses on the Olympics. Haynes is no stranger to sports writing. A passion for sports and success in […]

TU gets ready to celebrate Black History Month

Programs will focus on addressing a wide range of topics related to black history and contemporary race relations. TU’s Association of Black Collegians has planned a month of programming for Black History Month. Junior Jenna Lazenby, president of ABC, explained that the programming is intended to address a variety of topics within the black community. […]

In “Freaking Laser Beams,” players use mirrors to reflect light and solve puzzles. Courtesy Global Game Jam/Alvaro Gudiswitz

TU students compete in game-design contest

TU game design and programming majors worked with other talented creators in the Global Game Jam. Last weekend, TU students participated in a programming event that took place close to home but had global implications. January 26 – 28 marked the second annual Global Game Jam Tulsa, the first on TU campus. What’s a Game […]

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 […]

Photo of a blue light after the disco ball upgrades. Graphic by Madeline Woods

Blue emergency phones upgraded, now play 20 minutes of Kenny G

State-Run readers will be pleased to hear that much-needed changes have been made to the blue light emergency phones around campus. In recent months, TU students have expressed certain complaints about the blue emergency phones, which appeared to not be working as well as they should have been. Sophomore Kevin Green had a major grievance […]

Joe Momma’s a welcome addition to Tulsa pizza scene

The newly reopened restaurant offers a decent slice, a friendly ambiance and an interesting range of specialty pizzas. The old Joe Momma’s marquee sits at 112 S. Elgin, marking an empty shell of a building. I don’t know if the walls are still blackened by July 2015’s fire — I didn’t go inside. Its previous […]