Alexandra Trusova has enjoyed success but also suffered injuries. courtesy Wikimedia Common

Quads give skaters wins, injuries

Figure skating expert Hannah Robbins discusses the benefits and risks of quadruple jumps in figure skating as three teenage Russian stars attempt to compete with multiple injuries in the Grand Prix. As the senior figure skating season is ramping up, it is quickly becoming apparent who is going to be on top for the season: […]

The Golden Hurricane celebrates after scoring. photo by James Taylor

Tulsa triumphs over UCF Knights

Football journalist Hannah Robbins discusses the late mistakes by UCF that allowed TU to beat the conference leader 34-31. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane came into their matchup against UCF with no conference wins and a 2-7 record. UCF, the two-time American Athletic Conference champions, had a 7-2 record and four conference wins. The betting markets […]

It’s official: Simone Biles is the first GOAT

Gymnastics journalist Hannah Robbins discusses Simone Biles’s impact on artistic gymnastics and her record-breaking achievements. In professional sports, there are few individuals that people debate calling the greatest of all time (GOAT). Most of these athletes don’t deserve the title for one reason or another, but Simone Biles is not among them. She is the […]

The perfect pairing guide for your drunken late nights and hungover budget brunches. graphic by Emma Palmer

The ultimate fast food pairing guide

College kid tested, reader approved. As the semester is wine-ing down, the drinking is intensifying, and for that reason, I have created some suggestions as to which fast food you should pair with that bad life decision for the night. These recommended pairings come from some experience, and if you want to truly enjoy and […]

Houston Astros have a lot to answer for

Sports journalist Hannah Robbins weighs in on the controversy surrounding the Houston Astros and their mishandling of the Osuna assault affair. Unfortunately for the team, the Astros didn’t win big at the World Series. However, even before their eventual loss to the Nationals, they were not doing well. The Astros were plagued with controversy during […]

Keylon Stokes fends off an oncoming Tiger. photos by James Taylor

TU loses homecoming to Memphis 42-41

Football journalist Hannah Robbins covers Tulsa’s close loss to the Tigers after a missed field goal in the last seconds of Saturday’s game. Tulsa came into homecoming on a three game losing streak, and right from the start, it seemed that the Golden Hurricane would continue that streak. However, plenty of mistakes by Memphis caused […]

Homecoming is over, but its faults are still apparent. courtesy tualumni.com

ConnectTU app useless for homecoming data collection

The app’s flaws should call the turnout of last weeks events into question. Disclaimer: I never attempted the following with my own account since I did participate in Homecoming this year. Every scan in I did was legitimate, and the following article should not affect the validity of my own participation. Now that that’s out […]

Ring Girls like Arianny Celeste (pictured) may be illegal in Australia soon. courtesy Wikimedia

Australia may be first to cut UFC Ring Girls

Sports Journalist Hannah Robbins discusses the latest controversy with the U.F.C.’s Octagon Girls and whether or not the stir is valid. When the U.F.C. came to Melbourne, Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews and Melbourne Lord Mayor Sally Capp wanted the ring girls to stay home. Sometimes referred to as Octagon Girls, these women hold up signs […]

Trump’s tweet was one in a thread of quotes. courtesy Donald Trump/Twitter

Trump’s civil war tweets have no basis in reality

Trump has no ground to stand on and no army, but his comments are still worrying. While President Trump usually creates news with his Twitter presence, this week Trump’s retweets have created more opinion pieces than most of the substantive policy that has come out of the White House in months. On Sept. 29, Trump, […]