There is no room for free speech at OU

The Tulsa World’s March 17 editorial, “There is no room for racism at OU,” presents a deeply and dangerously illiberal perspective on freedom of speech. In spite of very clear First Amendment case law protecting offensive, even abhorrent speech, the World praised OU President David Boren for his prompt expulsion of two SAE fraternity members. […]

Countdown to baseball, how will the divisions play out in 2015?

NL East With the Atlanta Braves rebuilding to compete in their new stadium in 2017 and Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. still believing it’s 2011, this division will be dominated by the Nationals. Adding Max Scherzer to 2014’s best pitching staff will prove devastating to a division weak on offense. Expect the Marlins and Mets […]

The Bleacher Creature

A game of inches In a DEA-style crackdown of cliches, the newest edition of the AP Stylebook has banned the use of “dingers,” “jacks,” and “bombs” in reference to home runs. Eliminating cliches from sports writing would be like eliminating apple pie from America. Simply put, the Associated Press woke up on the wrong side […]

Tulsa hosts NCAA tourny

After the first few weeks of the college basketball postseason, it is apparent that the NCAA Tournament is as wild and unpredictable as ever. In 2017, this excitement will come to Tulsa, as TU will host first and second round games at the BOK Center. The University of Tulsa, the BOK Center and the Tulsa […]

Hurricane Recap

Rowing The women’s rowing team opened up their spring season hosting Kansas State in Catoosa, Oklahoma last weekend. Though they trailed in every race, head coach Kevin Harris said, “It was a good race even though we didn’t win. I am pleased from what I saw in the team. We are technically solid and have […]

Track and field finishes indoor season with three All-Americans

While most students were on their way home or to different exotic locations for spring break, the Golden Hurricane track and field team was in Fayetteville, Arkansas competing in the NCAA Indoor Track and Field National Championships. Fresh off his win in the 5,000-meter run in the American Athletic Conference Indoor Championship, Marc Scott finished […]

NFL hosts first veteran combine

Arizona was the sight of many familiar names trying to redeem themselves as being NFL ready. The NFL created the idea to have former NFL players participate in a combine to show that their speed and strength are still comparable to players who currently are on teams. Many of the players who were participating had […]

A look to the past, highlighting the men’s basketball season

Season Highs: The team found their footing under Haith’s new system right as conference play was beginning. The result? A 12-game win streak that propelled them into first place in the conference with a 10–0 start in the conference. Despite not finishing first place in the conference, Tulsa still finished second with a 14–4 record […]

Women’s basketball season recap

Season Highs: This season featured a lot of mixed results for Tulsa. For the majority of the season, they had a hard time finding consistency; it wasn’t until the middle of conference play that they had a winning streak or losing streak of larger than two games. When that elusive larger streak came, it came […]