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TU men’s soccer hosts AAC Championship

Our soccer team gave it their all and it paid off, writes sports journalist Callie Hummel. Tulsa went into the American Athletic Conference Championship tournament at #2 in the country by the United Soccer Coaches and receiving many awards and recognitions in the prior week. Alex Meinhard, forward, was unanimously voted the Offensive Player of […]

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Hurricane women’s basketball crushes home opener

Sports writer Daryl Turner discusses the team’s win against Duquesne last Thursday. Tulsa women’s basketball officially started off the season against Duquesne on Thursday evening, and came out swinging for the fences. Duquesne started off their season losing by 29 points to UCF on Tuesday and didn’t fare any better in the game against Tulsa.The […]

American Athletic Conference adds six new schools

Sports analyst Callie Hummel summarizes the changes to Tulsa’s conference and the factors that were at play in the decision. In early October, talk began that the American Athletic Conference (AAC) was looking into taking six new schools from Conference-USA. In light of this news, a representative from Conference-USA attempted to contact the AAC to […]

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FDA approves Pfizer vaccine for ages 5-11

The approval comes after a study showed strong protection with no serious side effects. On Oct. 29, the United States Food and Drug Administration granted approval for children within the age range of 5 to 11 years old to receive the Pfizer vaccination for the COVID-19 in emergency-use situations. The FDA described the approval vote […]

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Travis Scott to blame for festival disaster

While Scott did not directly harm any individuals, he has encouraged violent behaviors without regard to safety. On Oct. 5, a deadly crowd crush occurred at Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival, a music festival hosted in Houston, Texas. This disaster left nine dead, 25 hospitalized for serious injuries—two of which are still in critical condition—and over […]

TikTok gesture saves a life

Covert signals indicating personal danger have appeared in drink orders, codewords and now TikTok gestures. On Tuesday Nov. 2, a 16 year old girl from North Carolina was reported missing by family members, but found the following Thursday and later rescued from a kidnapper by the Laurel County Police Department of Kentucky. The authorities have […]

Podcasts for the Thanksgiving times, from cooking tips to historical myths

Though traditional Thanksgiving food might be boring, these Turkey Day podcasts sure aren’t. Thanksgiving is officially upon us! It is a busy time of year for sure, with everyone rushing to complete final projects and study for exams amidst general holiday busyness, but I urge you to find the time to listen to one or […]

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Holiday gift guide to start making your list

Buying or asking for gifts can be stressful, but this guide can give good ideas for any need or person in your life. With the holiday season just around the corner, your mom may have started asking what’s on your Christmas list. Or maybe you’re trying to come up with gift ideas for the other […]