TU consolidates residents to apartments

TU faces backlash amidst housing consolidation. Before spring break, students were notified that all dorm spaces would be allocated for incoming freshmen for the upcoming academic year. Campus Services emailed current students on March 15 to notify them of the change in housing policy. The email stated that TU would “need all students to fill […]

Students fall on ice and Starship robots roast weenies

TU edges students and prioritizes Starship robot safety

Students experienced a roller coaster of emotions Sunday evening into Monday morning as TU gaslit students into thinking they would be attending classes on Monday. Many would say we were emotional victims in the ever changing position the institution took on when classes would be delayed. Commuters who arrived early to take their 9 a.m. […]

Brad Carson relocates CAPS to the old bookstore

You don’t need counseling, just take a mental health walk and be better. President Brad Carson announced the next big change on campus this week: CAPS is moving to the old off-campus bookstore. “CAPS was too accessible to students in Holmes, so I elected to move CAPS to the Hurricane Health Center. Unfortunately, with the […]

TU partners with VITA for free tax preparation

I filed my taxes for free, lifting a weight off my shoulders without draining my bank account. Two weeks ago, my dad asked me for my W-2’s to take to his tax lady. I emailed them over and thought nothing of it; until he asked what the tax laws are in Oklahoma, that is. After […]

Supreme Court denies equal rights to residents of U.S. territories

The Supreme Court declined to review the case of Fitisemanu v. United States The Supreme Court had the opportunity to overturn racist precedents set by the Insular Cases in the 20th century and grant residents of U.S. territories equal rights by taking up Fitisemanu v. United States. The honorable and fair justices declined to do […]

Student Association implements new funding system

SA creates a new funding allocation system aiming to simplify the process The University of Tulsa’s Student Association (SA) is responsible for allocating funding to student organizations. This semester, SA is implementing a new system that will simplify the process for student organizations trying to get funding for events throughout the year. Vice President Asa […]

Human composting gains traction in the U.S.

Green burials have been legalized in five states amid opposition from the Catholic Church. The phrase “human composting” is not something you hear everyday. It is otherwise known as the “green burial” option that has emerged in five states so far. Washington, Vermont, Oregon, Colorado and now California have legalized green burials. You are likely […]

See me after class

See me after class is a weekly column where a different professor reveals their variety favorites. Dr. Tao Wang is a child development and cross-cultural parenting studies professor that joined TU faculty in 2005. He received his B.Ed. and M.Ed. in psychology from East China Normal University in Shanghai. Wang went on to receive his […]

This was the last tour that Robot House gave to Michael O'Keefe's students back in 2021. As a result of his firing, they have severed all ties with Oklahoma Christian University. courtesy @Brianwinkeler on Twitter

Tenured faculty fired over gay guest speaker

Oklahoma Christian University is not teaching students the importance of inclusivity and diversity. Oklahoma Christian University allegedly fired a tenured professor for inviting an openly gay guest speaker to his class. This absurdity has received serious backlash for censorship of free speech and overt homophobia. Michael O’Keefe taught graphic design for 41 years at the […]

Senator Marco Rubio reintroduced the bill on March 9, 2021. courtesy rubio.senate.gov

Sunshine Protection Act approved by Senate

The bill would make Daylight Saving Time permanent in the U.S. year-round. The Sunshine Protection Act was passed in the Senate with unanimous consent on March 15. This bill will end the commonly hated practice of changing the clocks twice a year and make Daylight Saving Time permanent across the country — if it survives […]