NBA injury update

The NBA has had a tremendous setback when it comes to injuries. There have been six big injuries that have slowed some of the best squads in the NBA in recent games, and five out of the six were contenders for MVP. Saturday, March 20, when the Lakers played the Hawks, LeBron James had to […]

March Madness: biggest upsets

March Madness is here and games have started. There have been great games and even greater upsets. This is only the beginning though, as the first two rounds have ended, and the sweet 16 and elite eight just started this past weekend. One big upset that happened was number 15 ORU, the local contender, defeating […]

76ers verge on best in league, NBA top 5

5. Los Angeles Clippers Few things in life are more difficult than admitting that one was wrong. I, for one, was very, very wrong. The Clippers should never have left the power rankings, and the Lakers most certainly did not deserve to displace them last week. Of course, last week’s list came right as LeBron’s […]

Classrooms throughout the country can now hold larger classes with desks moved closer together. photo via Tulsa World

CDC to adjust COVID-19 guidelines in schools

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently changed the social distancing guidelines for K-12 schools to recommend that individuals remain three feet apart and maintain mask usage. This is a big step for schools due to the difficulties they have been facing regarding keeping everyone safe with in-person learning. Throughout the pandemic, some […]

The Keystone XL pipeline would have brought fossil fuels from Canada into the U.S. photo via Wikimedia Commons

A timeline of Biden and the oil industry

Biden’s campaign consisted of a new plan for the U.S. oil industry in order to combat climate change. His administration introduced the Biden Plan, which intended to “ensure the U.S. achieves a 100 percentclean energy economy and reaches a net-zero emissions no later than 2050.” Since his term began, he has revoked the Keystone XL […]

Gatherings of vaccinated people safe, CDC states

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a new guide with regulations for individuals that are fully vaccinated. The biggest takeaway from the update is that those who are fully vaccinated can now visit with others that are fully vaccinated without wearing masks or social distancing. […]

The Legislative Digest is your weekly look at the happenings of Oklahoma’s state legislature, upcoming bills and the terms to know.

Legislative Digest

HB 2915 and 2916: Both of these bills are attempts to confront the problem of police brutality. HB 2915 would ban the use of chokeholds by officers, and HB 2916 would require body cameras to be used by all cops if their agency possesses the cameras. Several states and cities have already banned the use […]

Pope’s rejection of same-sex unions not a sign of hate

The Catholic Church has never been anything short of controversial. Needless to say, it is not an organization that easily fits into many of the norms of society, as the institution itself is often opposed in its beliefs to many cultural trends and changes. In the past few weeks, the Vatican made headlines once again […]

Multiplayer video game recommendations

Video games are a great source of entertainment for any age. While some may ar- gue video games are addictive, they are also a good creative escape from the real world, especially during a pandemic. With social distancing and limited travel, groups of people have found other ways to meet, such as through Zoom meetings […]