The Des Moines Register endorsed Warren. graphic by Emma Palmer

Iowa gives Warren a chance to prove the doubters wrong

With a strong ground game, Warren could shock the establishment and the progressive wing of the party. The title already makes this seem like a cop-out of an argument, and it might be. However, the Iowa Caucus is perhaps the most unruly electoral event in American politics, and winning there does not necessarily mean getting […]

President Clancy steps down, citing medical issues

Effective Jan. 17, Provost Janet Levit has been temporarily designated as acting President of the University of Tulsa. President Gerard Clancy informed the Board of Trustees that due to medical issues, he will be unable to fulfill his duties as President of the University for a number of weeks. This appointment was announced by Frederic […]

US killing of Iranian general causes tensions

In response to the missile strike, Iran has retaliated both militarily and politically. On Friday, Jan. 3, President Trump authorized a drone strike that killed Major Qassim Suleimani, a commander in the Iranian military, as well as multiple officials in the Iraqi Shiite militias supported by Tehran. The strike came during Suleimani’s visit to Iraq […]

Regina King delivers a stunning performance as retired TPD officer, Angela Abar. courtesy HBO

“Watchmen” reimagines Moore’s comic in Tulsa history

Lindelof’s storytelling and King’s acting prowess shine amongst a show astounding critics only four episodes in. When HBO announced it would be following up Alan Moore’s seminal work with a series created by Dameon Lindelof of “Lost” and “The Leftovers” fame, viewers had mixed reactions. “Watchmen” is considered one of the most impactful graphic novels […]

O’Rourke could end up being appointed by a future Democrat president. courtesy Flickr

O’Rourke’s campaign over, will remain influential

Critics are labeling O’Rourke’s early exit a failure, but this misses an important point. On Friday, Beto O’Rourke’s ill-fated bid at the Democratic nomination for President came to an end. This news came just before the former Congressman was scheduled to speak at an event in Iowa. Though many have already described O’Rourke’s run as […]

Samantha Powers spoke on gender inequality in political spaces. courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Samantha Powers releases newest book promoting human rights

Powers spoke about her recently released book, “The Education of an Idealist.” Currently on tour around the nation promoting her new book “The Education of an Idealist,” former United States Ambassador to the United Nations and current Harvard professor Samantha Power spoke at Tulsa’s Congregation B’nai Emunah synagogue on Tuesday in an event hosted by […]

Bulgarian soccer fans chant slurs at England match

Commentary Editor Chris Lierly details last Monday’s incident in which fans chanted racial slurs loud enough to force referees to stop the game. On Monday Oct. 14, Bulgaria and England played in a qualifying match for the Euro 2020 tournament, but the 6-0 England win will not be remembered for what happened on the field. […]

Texas fans have a reputation for complaining about other teams’ sportsmanship more than most other fanbases graphic by Brennen Gray

“Horns Down” symbol ruled unsportsmanlike

Horns down, snowflakes; commentary editor Chris Lierly covers the controversy over the University of Oklahoma’s spirit squad being told not to use the iconic hand gesture. This week, it was reported by The OU Daily that the OU Spirit Squad was “heavily encouraged” to not use the “horns down” hand sign when the Sooner football […]

Board offers faculty chance to undo True Commitment, offers new plan

Despite restrictions on time and data, administration and faculty senate leadership are hopeful for this new alternative. It has been a tumultuous few weeks for TU’s administration, beginning with the Faculty Senate’s vote to hold TU responsible for violating their constitution and ending with its ramifications: a mounting prospect of a no-confidence vote against Provost […]