Hong Kong violence escalates

Tensions rise between Hong Kong protestors and police. Pro-Democracy protests in Hong Kong have been going on for months now, and have recently picked up to a fever pitch. This past week Hong Kong has been effectively shut down due to protesters flooding roads and causing havoc on public transport. Universities across Hong Kong have […]

Gaulden shoots a jumper. photo by James Taylor

Tulsa starts strong against OSU, fizzles

Basketball journalist Brayden McCoy discusses the Golden Hurricane’s 78-48 loss to the Cowgirls despite a strong first half. The Golden Hurricane had its momentum stolen Wednesday night by the Oklahoma State University Cowgirls with a final score of 78-48. Tulsa started strong in the first half, pushing forward with fierce energy that produced to a […]

Global protests show a world in rebellion

Though these protests vary in cause, they all seek to bring about change in drastic ways. Here in the United States, not all that much is happening in regard to conflict and change. A few climate protests, a visit from Greta Thunberg and some more booing of Trump have been things we’ve seen in the […]

Students celebrate Diwali with cultural dances and by painting henna on other attendees. photos by Brayden McCoy

Good wins over evil in campus Hindu celebration

The University of Tulsa celebrates Diwali, a Hindu festival about the victory of light over darkness, good over evil. Diwali is a Hindu festival that lasts for five days and is celebrated during the Hindu Lunisolar month Kartika which usually falls between October and November. This year it began Oct. 27 and was celebrated at […]

Alexis Gaulden dribbles around a defender. photo by James Taylor

Women’s basketball goes down fighting

Basketball journalist Brayden McCoy covers Tulsa’s 76-73 loss to Southwestern Oklahoma State University last Wednesday. Wednesday night saw the women’s basketball team in action for the first time this year in an exhibition match against Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Even with Kendrian Elliott racking up a double-double with 27 points and 12 rebounds, TU still […]

Oklahoma’s amount of growers, dispensaries and processor licenses as of June 2019. graphic by Emma Palmer

High rates of medical marijuana blazes through Oklahoma

Medical marijuana is going strong across the country, with Oklahoma set to be the highest user in just over a year of legalization. Cannabis, commonly known as marijuana or weed, has had a long and troubled history in the United States, but despite all that it is growing at an exponential rate across the US, […]

Bike thefts on campus and how to prevent them

Although students have reported nine bicycles stolen so far this semester, thefts have reduced substantially since last year. Only about two months into the semester and students across campus can be heard complaining about their bike going missing. While a multitude of bike thefts have gone unreported, the current official number of bicycles reported stolen […]

Haha, so my roommate is, like, always asleep?

So, should I wake him up or nah? He’s starting to smell. Listen, I hate being woken up when I’m not ready to get up, so I’ve made it a priority to never do it to my friends, and by extension, to my new roommate. We only met this year when we were randomly assigned […]

TU plummets in ranking, True Commitment possibly related

After spending 15 years in the top 100, TU fell to 121 this year, but it won’t necessarily stay there. The University of Tulsa has long been crowned by various ranking sites, such as niche.com, collegesimply.com and bestcolleges.com, as one of Oklahoma’s best colleges. The University of Tulsa has also consistently ranked well on U.S. […]