Indoor track and field opens the season

The track and field team opened up its 2016 indoor season with strong performances in meets in Kansas and Arkansas. To open up the season, the team traveled north on Jan 6 to compete in the Bill Easton Classic hosted by the University of Kansas. The Golden Hurricane had three first-place finishers and six top-five […]

Coach Haith cleared in NCAA report

Last Wednesday the NCAA released the initial results of their investigation into violations committed within the men’s basketball program at the University of Missouri during Tulsa Coach Frank Haith’s time there. While Missouri has self-enforced penalties of its own—forfeiting wins from the 2013-2014 season, a post-season ban for 2015 and the loss of future scholarships […]

An update on Golden Hurricane women’s basketball

This season has been a rough one for the Golden Hurricane women’s basketball team. They have posted a 6–12 (3–4 American Athletic Conference) record to this point, and have struggled against both conference and nonconference opponents. Their final three nonconference games included a game against a ranked Oklahoma squad, and Tulsa posted a 1–2 record […]

Checking in with Golden Hurricane men’s basketball

The Golden Hurricane men’s basketball team is approaching the middle of its regular season conference schedule, and has posted a 11–6 (3–2 American Athletic Conference) record so far. As they wrapped up non-conference play, Tulsa won three of their four last non-conference games, with the wins coming against Iona (90–81), Missouri State 70–60), and Northern […]

Remembering the greatness: a look at Kobe’s career

Ever since Michael Jordan retired as the consensus greatest basketball player of all time, fans have sought for his replacement, the heir to his throne and the next to be called the best ever. At the moment the primary challenger is LeBron James, with up-and-comers like Anthony Davis and Andrew Wiggins waiting in the wings […]

Tulsa falls in Independence thriller

The 2015 Independence Bowl featured a crossroads of two programs: the first with a rookie head coach, in their first bowl game in three years after a dreadful previous two years, and the second with a legendary head coach making his final appearance on the sidelines. Head coach Frank Beamer took the victory in his […]

Warning: course materials contain spoilers

To Whom it May Concern, Spoilers are bad. We all know that. Some of us, like myself, go to great lengths to avoid seeing them. My reaction of becoming a nomad in the Sahara desert for a couple months to avoid Star Wars spoilers may have been on the more extreme end of this scale, […]

Love letter to the three-day weekend

Oh first week three-day weekend, I repent for those years that I wished you had come at another time. I implore you to forgive me, for the truth is I need you. I desire you like I desire little else in the world. This truth was revealed to me when last semester you delayed your […]