Take a step back

TU is a different school today than the one I first visited in the summer of 2014. I’ve seen new buildings erected, presidents change, classmates and professors come and go. As I prepare to graduate and enter the ominous “real world,” I can’t tell if I am leaving behind a university in turmoil or one […]

The National League teams ranked by division. graphic by Conner Maggio

Professional baseball preview: NL edition

Editor-in-Chief Justin Guglielmetti delivers a comprehensive breakdown of what he thinks will happen in the National League’s regular season. NL East Philadelphia Phillies: If I had my way, the city of Philadelphia would never field a competitive sports team again. Alas, the Phillies’ ownership group broke out the big bucks over the offseason, revamping their […]

#13: Revise gym water bottle policy

Completely clear bottles are unnecessary; the Collins Fitness Center should allow a greater variety of water bottles inside. Of all the areas where TU could stand to see some improvement, I think we all know that the single most important one is the water bottle policy in the Collins Fitness Center. For those who don’t […]

American League rankings by division. graphic by Conner Maggio

MLB regular season preview: AL edition

Editor-in-Chief Justin Guglielmetti offers a comprehensive team-by-team preview for the upcoming regular season of American League baseball. AL East New York Yankees: The Bronx Bombers shocked the sports world by choosing not to pursue Bryce Harper or Manny Machado, but part of the reason might be that they already boast a stacked lineup and one […]

TU student embroiled in homophobic, racist controversy

The alleged prejudiced correspondence was revealed in leaked screenshots from a GroupMe group message. Last week, several screenshots leaked that depicted racist and homophobic messages being shared from the GroupMe account of a prominent former member in TU’s College Republicans chapter. We have chosen to keep the name of this student anonymous, as we have […]

Harper (left) and Machado (right) went months unsigned. courtesy USA Today

Machado and Harper end free agency

Editor-in-Chief Justin Guglielmetti discusses the conclusion of two of the lengthiest free agencies for Major League Baseball stars in recent memory At long last, with Spring Training already well under way, the two jewels of the 2019 MLB free agency class have new homes. Manny Machado, after a tempestuous six and a half seasons with […]

Though Nchanji has been released, his residence in the U.S. is now in jeopardy due to an invalid Visa. courtesy Fox23 News

Former TU soccer player absolved of sexual assault

Lesley Nchanji was recently acquitted of charges he faced after an on-campus event in June 2017. Two years after his arrest and expulsion from the university, former TU soccer player Lesley Nchanji has been acquitted on three counts of forcible sodomy and sexual battery. In June 2017, Nchanji brought a 19-year-old female student athlete back […]

Tulsa County Clerk Donald Newberry allows KKK members in workplace. courtesy The Frontier

Tulsa County Court Clerk refuses to fire Ku Klux Klan member

Bigotry is obviously wrong, but enabling racism from a position of power is equally heinous. Several weeks ago, the internet watchdog website HateTrackers published a report in which it identified Bonnie and Stephen Kukla as white supremacists and clandestine members of the Ku Klux Klan. Though not a well-known or particularly reputable news source, HateTrackers […]