Michigan State shooting symptomatic of broader issue

The shooting came on the eve of the five-year anniversary of the Parkland High School mass shooting. A mass shooting occurred on the main campus of Michigan State University on Feb 13, 2023 in East Lansing, MI. The shooter claimed three lives and injured five others. Beginning around 8:18 p.m., calls were placed relating to […]

SGA elections chaos continues

One candidate has been disqualified, and a second runoff election is in the works as this historic election cycle continues. In the past two weeks, history has been made in the Student Government Association executive elections, and it’s not the kind that bears remembering. The first general election ended in a runoff in which former […]

“Hogwarts: Legacy” disappoints on many fronts

Rowling sucks and so does this game, but it’s not all bad. With spellcasting and adventure, “Hogwarts: Legacy” provides players with an open-world experience that mimics the feel and look of the fictional “Harry Potter” series. At this point, the magic of an open-world game that is missing a proper storyline fades away, and what […]

TU installs Wellness Machine on campus

The Wellness Machine contains menstrual and sexual health products for students. A ribbon cutting ceremony marked the opening of the Wellness Machine on the east end of the Student Union on Feb. 13. The vending machine provides latex and non-latex condoms, EContra One-Step (morning-after pill), pregnancy tests, lube, vanilla and mint flavored dental dams, internal […]

J.K. Rowling is still transphobic, despite lackluster defense

An Op-Ed written by Pamela Paul sparks the debate over J.K. Rowling again. J.K. Rowling is known for writing the “Harry Potter” series and crafting the Wizarding World that millions know and love. But more recently, she is also known for being a Trans-Exclusionary Radical Feminist (TERF) and expressing transphobic views. The New York Times […]

SGA elections continue in surprising turn of events

The executive election has culminated in a runoff election and an unexpected violation, delaying the release of results. After no presidential candidate received more than 35% of the student body’s vote, Student Association held a runoff election as the vote remained undecided. All other positions remained unopposed; Carter Dierlam won Vice President, Ben Prugh will […]

TU purchases Hardesty Arts Center

TU boasts support for the arts, yet neglects its arts and humanities students, faculty and programs. In an effort to expand The University of Tulsa’s reach into the Tulsa art community, President Carson officially announced that the university had bought the Hardesty Arts Center on Feb. 2. The facility was a Tulsa favorite that unexpectedly […]

Jamie Rhudy on Native American chronic pain research

Dr. Rhudy is leading groundbreaking research on the connections between discrimination and chronic pain within the Native American community. Jamie Rhudy and his team’s research on chronic pain in Native Americans is groundbreaking work that pulls back the veil on discriminative policies that have led to Native Americans experiencing chronic pain at higher rates than […]

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 […]

How do you admit you need help?

The pandemic launched a mental health crisis and we are still reeling. Mental health is a nuanced and stigmatized topic that is difficult for many to speak on when relating to their personal experiences. But why is this? If you break an arm or a leg, you seek medical attention and actively choose to better […]