TU soccer gains honors and sign-ons

The University of Tulsa’s Sergio Baena and Jared Aguilar have earned conference honors, as announced on Wednesday, Nov. 8, after the end of the men’s soccer team season. Baena earned The American All-Conference Second Team honors while Aguilar was named to the All-Rookie team. “I’m happy for Sergio and Jared,” said head coach Tom McIntosh. […]

Crawford leads Tulsa to victory at Lindenwood

Crawford was the driving force on offense. Delanie Crawford broke her career-high for most points scored in a single game at The University of Tulsa’s women’s basketball season opener against Lindenwood University on Nov. 6. The 35 points she scored puts her at the second-most-all-time in TU history. “Delanie Crawford embodies everything our team is […]

The Golden Hurricane reigns over the Tigers

The University of Tulsa’s volleyball team met Memphis on Friday, Nov. 10 and secured a victory over the Tigers. Despite TU’s strong performances in the first two sets, some slip-ups led the battle to go to four sets. TU had a rocky start and Memphis was able to bring the score 0-3 in its favor. […]

Implications of the Middle East conflict

The end remains uncertain. Israel’s ground invasion of Gaza is in full swing. The Israeli Defense Force claims they have divided the Gaza Strip between the north and south, and are now “penetrating the heart” of the capital, Gaza City. But there is still likely a lfong way before the end of the war. According […]

Trump’s civil fraud trial continues

The trial will continue despite Trump’s lawyers’ pleas for a verdict. Former President Donald Trump currently has four indictments under his belt and is awaiting trial on all four of them. Three out of four are scheduled to take place in the spring of 2024. However, he is currently on trial in the state of […]

Chronic absenteeism in schools is on the rise

After COVID, schools are struggling to get students back into the classroom. Chronic absenteeism was at an all-time high during the 2021-2022 school year. The absences almost doubled compared to the 2017-2018 school year. It was at 50% in 2017-2018 and went up to 66% in 2021-2022. Chronic absenteeism is when a student misses 10% […]

Next steps for Congress to avoid a shutdown

Many hope Mike Johnson will be able to help Congress make progress in funding agreements. Congress has faced challenges regarding appropriation bills for the fiscal year of 2024 since the end of summer, avoiding a government shutdown and the removal of Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, following his passing of the stopgap bill that […]

Oklahoma’s largest Starbucks was worth the wait

TU’s new Starbucks has raised safety and parking concerns. After a long wait, The University of Tulsa’s Starbucks has finally opened. Located in the former computer labs in the McFarlin Library, the Starbucks is fast and convenient for students on their way to class. Friendly workers and a cozy environment provide for an excellent study […]

Democrats win big on Tuesday

Widespread Democratic victories emphasize the importance of abortion as an issue going into 2024. Since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in the summer of 2022, every time abortion rights have appeared on the ballot — either explicitly or implicitly — they have succeeded. The same was true on Tuesday night when elections were […]

Why no one goes to TU events

Lack of inclusivity and poor communication will lead TU events to fail. Looking back at the success of Homecoming Week, The University of Tulsa organized many events that produced a great turnout. With events like the Fall Fair, Raging Cane, Coffee and Karaoke and the esteemed Homecoming Bonfire, organizations on campus might wonder how to […]