Super Bowl Party!

 Here at TU or should I say Oklahoma, football is definitely something of importance. At the University we do our best to accommodate our sports loving fan. This year we held a huge Super Bowl Party at John Mabee Hall (the male residence hall). It was a great time that involved music performances, free food, and most importantly FOOTBALL! There have been many great events at John Mabee including a Mario Kart Tournament, Ice Cream social, Self Defense seminars and more. All of the residence halls at TU are like this and they host many events in order to provide the students with multiple ways to spend their free time. Here’s to another great event from John Mabee and the rest of the residence halls at TU.

Art Exhibits Galore!

 At the University of Tulsa there is never a shortage of interesting events to attend. Philips Hall will be showcasing art professor Glenn Godsey’s work Digits and Doodles through February 20. This exhibit is different from traditional exhibits as it showcases all of the artist’s works including his doodles and sketches! I have some pictures from the exhibit below, and I think you’ll agree that TU is home to some very talented people. Also, Glenn Godsey is the oldest sponsored yo-yo team member in the world. He was even featured in a documentary about yo-yos!

We are learning all sorts of different techniques from this man in my Illustrator class and it’s quickly become one of my favorites. I would highly recommend it to anyone who decides to attend TU!

Surviving the Winter

Mercedes
Lately the one thing on my mind has been the cold weather.  I am from Arizona and I am very much used to a warm winter.  This week the forecast for my city was between 75 and 80 degrees, where here it felt like -2 degrees due to the windchill as I headed off to my 8 am class.  I’m quickly learning that Oklahoma weather is pretty bipolar and you really just have to take it day by day.  Until it warms up, chances are you can find me bundled up, or under a mound of blankets, even if I’m in the Fisher South lobby. This candid picture pretty much sums up how we spent the last week before we left for winter break:

freezing

Never to fear, spring is bound to get here eventually!  For those of you that might not know, spring also means that Springfest is approaching. Springfest is a week long event that is put on by the Student Association and every year a concert is included.  Last year Imagine Dragons came, the lead singer Dan touched my hand, we shared a moment, I blogged about it!  The band for this year is announced next week and that is going to start off February on the right note and will help me get over thinking about the cold.

If you’re in an area that is feeling the winter weather I wish you the best of luck staying warm and if you’re enjoying a much milder winter, know that I am extremely jealous!