The insurrection on the Capitol occured on Jan. 6, 2021. courtesy Anuska Sampedro/ Creative Commons

Insurrection at the Capitol shows the Alt-right isn’t alright

On Jan. 6, 2020, an inexcusable attack was made on the principles of American Democracy by the supporters of the 45th President of the United States. The U.S. Capitol was last breached in 1812, but that changed on the sixth as an estimated minimum of 1,000 fervent insurrections broke into the Capitol. Some even held […]

Montana legislator’s comments have no place in politics

The outrageous claim that “socialists can be shot” is a result of current American discourse. The last Friday of January saw a Montana state legislator wreaking havoc with a statement he made during a gathering of state Republican Party members. State Rep. Rodney Garcia raised concerns about socialists “entering our government” and voiced opinions about […]

High temperatures have been plaguing a variety of sports. graphic by Emma Palmer

How global warming affects sporting events

Student writer Brayden McCoy compiles the data on the impact climate change has had on sports. With each year gradually growing hotter and 2019 officially recorded as the second-hottest year the world has experienced, a lot of focus is on global warming these days. This increase in global temperature has a myriad of effects that […]

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, […]