The 2017 Special Session began September 25, after the Oklahoma Supreme Court invalidated a cigarette fee in August. The ruling left a $215 million hole in the state budget. With the exception of a one week delay in which the state capitol building was under repairs, state senators and representatives have been meeting in Oklahoma […]
TEDx returns to share ideas from the TU community
This year’s TEDx event was entirely student-organized and featured a variety of talks and performances from TU’s brightest and best.
Yevgeny Yevtushenko remembered
A letter from Joseph Bradley, Professor of History and Director of Russian Studies, in remembrance of his colleague Yevgeny Yevtushenko, who passed away last weekend.
Student Maureen Haynes elected state delegate
Freshman Maureen Haynes discusses her position with the Democratic Party of Oklahoma and encourages fellow students to get involved.
Diamond Pipeline endangers burial grounds, water supply
The pipeline’s economic incentives fail to outweigh the environmental and cultural problems construction would cause.
Lottie Jane, John Mabee host drag queen contest
The hall governments of John Mabee and Lottie Jane Mabee teamed up for a drag show contest to close off Mabee Week.
“Children of the Civil Rights” documents Oklahoma’s lesser-known past
Tulsa’s Greenwood Cultural Center kicked off Black History Month last Thursday with a screening of the 2015 documentary film “Children of the Civil Rights.” Directed by Oklahoma native Julia Clifford, “Children of the Civil Rights” tells the story of a group of African-American children who helped pave the way for desegregation in Oklahoma City during […]
Trump’s executive order on immigration affects students
Of all the controversial executive orders made in the last few weeks, one in particular ,titled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” has caused significant rife in Washington, DC and garnered an emotional response from international students on campus. The content of the order was not particularly shocking considering that […]
Panel educates students on meaning of hijab across cultures
TU students came this together this week in a show of solidarity and compassion to celebrate World Hijab Day, an annual event that has only become more important in light of the president’s recent ban on immigration. The Malaysian Student Association, partnered with the Association of International Students and Student Association, sponsored a hijab styling […]
The Collegian’s Grammy hopes and predictions: Who will win/who should win in each category
Record of the Year Adam: As much as I really enjoyed nominations like “7 years” and “Hello,” “Formation” is just too good for me to not say it deserves Record of the Year. Twenty One Pilots is a band that… confuses me and similarly I would be surprised and confused if their nomination “Stressed Out” […]