Student who studied abroad won’t shut the fuck up about it

With the beginning of a new semester, many students are returning from studies overseas. Though we weren’t planning on running an article about it, one student approached us about her time overseas and wouldn’t shut up until we promised to write about it. Returning this semester from a study abroad in Brazil, Sophia Prima detailed […]

Mech. eng. to build robotic hand

The Department of Mechanical Engineering received about $440,000 from the National Science Foundation in August 2014 in order to research and develop a robotic hand. Dr. Joshua Schultz of the Mechanical Engineering Department is leading the research. Rather than create a hand capable with opposable fingers, as has been the focus in other projects, such […]

Campus Crime Watch

December 5 10:20 p.m. Officers located and identified an unauthorized solicitor near Rayzor Hall. The solicitor was identified as belonging to a non-existent charity organization seeking cash donations from students. The solicitor was issued a Trespass Warning and escorted off-campus. 10:45 p.m. Officers are investigating a non-aggravated assault that occurred at 4th Pl. & Gary […]

From the Archives

In the era of Jim Crow, the University of Tulsa was subject to state laws denying African-Americans the opportunity to study alongside white students. This 1950 article and the one below entitled “Door closed for Negroes” document the first attempts by black students to gain admission to TU. The administration appears to be ready to […]

Hurricane Recap

Harrison Tops American Junior guard Shaquille Harrrison has been an instrumental part in helping the Hurricane start of undefeated in conference play, and along the way he has earned the American Athletic Conference’s Player of the Week honor. This is mostly due to his performance against Temple last week where he helped orchestrate TU’s come […]

Tennis returns for men and women with wins, a heartbreaking loss

This past week the men and women’s tennis teams started their regular season after playing in tournament around the country last fall. The 40th ranked team nationally men beat Illinois State 4–0 in both matches of their double header to start off their season in dominating fashion taking the doubles point and all three of […]

The importance of beating UConn

When people outside of Tulsa look at the Golden Hurricane’s win against UConn this past Tuesday, they are going to point to the fact that UConn has been up and down all year and that it is not the same team that won the championship last year. All of this is true, but when you […]

The Bleacher Creature

John Moss, a sports director at KTUL, tweeted, “A player on the UConn bench just looked at his teammate and said, ‘This place is crazy!’” This single tweet brought many a tear to this bleacher creature’s eyes. A player from a national championship-winning program, which undoubtedly has hopping crowds attend its home games, called our […]

Hurricane report: Tulsa’s defense key to winning streak

With their most recent victory over conference opponent USF, the Golden Hurricane men’s basketball team (12–5, 5–0 American Athletic Conference) continues their hot play as they bring their win streak to 7 games. Tulsa ended non-conference play on a high note, winning their final two games against Missouri State (74–70) and Incarnate Word (76–47). Guard […]

A look at the new and “improved” College Football Playoffs

As the confetti fell around Cardale Jones and the victorious Ohio State Buckeyes, I took the time to reflect on the inaugural College Football Playoff. What would’ve been a national title game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Oregon Ducks turned into a chance for Ohio State to cap off a spectacular season with […]