Summer from Hell

Eighty degrees in February in Oklahoma. That’s bad. Can we admit that that’s bad? Most people consider February a winter month. That’s not winter. 80° is too much for winter. There is a line and 80° thoroughly passes that. I was under the impression that Oklahoma had four seasons. 80° in February is not it. […]

Greek Life Spotlight: Kappa Sigma

Before attending The University of Tulsa, I understood the benefits of what Greek life could provide for individuals as students and campus leaders. As someone with family members involved in Greek life, I knew I wanted to join the community. Kappa Sigma has specifically provided me with more than just a social network; it has […]

Chronic absenteeism in schools is on the rise

After COVID, schools are struggling to get students back into the classroom. Chronic absenteeism was at an all-time high during the 2021-2022 school year. The absences almost doubled compared to the 2017-2018 school year. It was at 50% in 2017-2018 and went up to 66% in 2021-2022. Chronic absenteeism is when a student misses 10% […]

Meet The Collegian team this year!

Name: Shelby Hiens Position: Editor-in-Chief Majors/minors: Major: Computer Science, Minors: Mathematics, Computer Simulation & Gaming Development Favorite thing to do in Tulsa: Explore downtown Tulsa and vintage stores Favorite band/artist: Fall Out Boy Favorite artist: Vincent Van Gogh Other TU Organizations: Gen1TU, Society of Women Engineers, Night Tennis Club Pineapple on pizza?: Yes (the correct […]

Editorial Board

Two weeks ago, TU hosted Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard and special guest Alice Cooper in Chapman Stadium during their pitstop on The World Tour. The five hour concert brought over 20,000 people to campus and concert-goers applauded TU for taking the unique opportunity to bring the rock legends to Tulsa. This business venture was a […]

Letter to TU

Dear Campus Community, The Little Blue House, an open and affirming campus ministry at The University of Tulsa, is disappointed to learn of TU administration’s validation of discriminatory policies pertaining to student groups through its charter of the Christian Legal Society. As an interfaith community, we support and defend religious freedom as integral to our […]

Editorial Board

TU failed its faculty in responding to inclement weather. This past week, university administration faced a choice in determining how to respond to the winter weather that covered the city of Tulsa. In an email sent to all students at 10:58 a.m. on Jan. 30, a university announcement opened in declaring the university remained open […]

Haunted Halls: the end of Fisher South

The event ended up being quite the fright, bringing in over 260 students As a freshman, I found myself thoroughly interested in the events that the school was holding; especially the recent events in the fall and during homecoming. but there was one event, during the school year and many others were looking forward to. […]

Banned Book Week: staff picks

The Collegian Staff discuss some of their favorite books that have survived through censorship campaigns. Zach: I would be remiss if I didn’t mention “Ulysses” as a favorite banned book of mine. Banned or burned in much of the English-speaking world, the book follows two protagonists to recount a single day in Dublin on June […]