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SA Innovatively Adapts 2020 Homecoming Week

While most on campus events have been canceled or moved online due to COVID-19 safety precautions, The University of Tulsa’s Student Association (SA) still hosted Homecoming 2020 in-person this year, though it was in a reduced fashion from past years. The main planner behind all of this was Caroline Williams, Student Association’s Executive Director of […]

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President Trump contracts COVID-19

A week after President Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis, the public is still processing the news. Though Walter Reed hospital described the president’s condition as “a mild cough” the Saturday following his diagnosis announcement, a White House official commented that same day to pool reporters that “the president’s vitals over the last 24 hours were very concerning […]

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ABC challenges TU to support Black student body

In a letter addressed to Interim President Levit, the Board of Trustees, TU Administration, the faculty and staff, the Association of Black Collegians (ABC) outlined seven steps the University of Tulsa should take to support the Black student body. Eight other on-campus organizations signed the letter. Including Black Women’s Association, Black Men’s Initiative, The Student […]

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USPS funding under question for November election

The funding of the U.S. Postal Service has been a controversial topic recently. With many voters choosing to vote via mail in ballots, it is valid to be concerned about the general well-being of the U.S. Postal Service. Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, relief plans are being debated amongst Democrats and Republicans. NPR reports […]

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Country remembers Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court and a staunch advocate for women’s rights, died in her home on Sept. 18. Her death was due to complications of metastatic pancreatic cancer, according to the court. She was 87. Upon hearing the news of Ginsburg’s death, President Donald Trump told reporters, […]

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TU Clubs adapt to online format

Clubs are a great way to get involved on campus and meet new people that have the same interests as you. There are clubs for just about anything you can think of — sports, academics, outdoor activities, faith, food, video games and community service. The list of possible clubs to join goes on and on. […]

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COVID vaccine researchers hope to beat testing period record

At the beginning of the calendar year, researchers in China released the genetic sequence of the Sars-Cov-2 virus, allowing scientists worldwide to begin work on a vaccine. The fastest vaccine development from testing to approval is the mumps vaccine released to the public in 1971 after beginning research in 1967. Countries around the world hope […]

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Virtual Symposium on Historical Trauma to feature timely discussions

For the first time in a virtual format, Mental Health Association Oklahoma will host their 2020 Zarrow Symposium on the theme of Healing from Historical Trauma. Over three days, from Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, speakers in disciplines from psychology to history to medicine will lead discussions about several historical issues that continue to affect […]