Okla. relief amid the government shutdown

The Collegian investigated relief efforts from the local food bank, TU and OU. Jan. 25 brought an end to the longest government shutdown in the history of the United States. After 35 days, President Trump signed a bill that put a temporary end to the shutdown. It began when the White House and Congress could […]

Brown received clemency for turning her life around, which included obtaining a college degree in 2015. courtesy NBC

Cyntoia Brown granted clemency

Sentenced at 16, Brown’s case gained sizable social media traction before being reopened. After 15 years in prison, dozens of celebrities’ and activists’ attention and a documentary produced about her, Cyntoia Brown has been granted clemency by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and had her sentence commuted. Commutation, unlike a pardon, does not mean a crime […]

Letter from the propagandist

My lovely future constituents, Last week, I needed to blow my nose, so I picked up my first newspaper in months. Before I did the deed, I opened the Tulsa World and, to my suprise, Kevin Stitt’s face was plastered on it accompanied with the word “endorsement.” Who knew papers would blatantly try to sway […]

Answering frequently asked questions about disability

Before bombarding a visibly disabled person with questions, consider how your interaction looks from their perspective. As a person with a visible disability, I get quite a few questions about this part of my life. They come from friends, teachers, classmates and even complete strangers asking about my health issues and how they affect my […]

Meal swipe changes enforce existing rules

The Caf’s stricter policies stem from a concern with the new Pay it Forward program Students might have noticed changes to the meal swipe program at the Pat Case Dining Center around the beginning of the school year. Mike Neal, the food service director on campus, said that these are not so much changes but […]

Wingman targeted ads score me a date

Who needs privacy when you have Ben & Jerry’s? If it weren’t for targeted ads, I am not sure how I would’ve made it through my rough breakup. I was heartbroken after my boyfriend of two weeks dumped me. I had no one to turn to, so what did I do? Go on the Internet, […]

One of the gags in the video involved placing a student ID in a microwave to gain access to Fisher South. courtesy Achmed Johnson

The two students behind viral video recount process

The video, posted on Twitter to Internet acclaim, was a quickly-done, planned labor of love. On Sunday, August 25, TU freshmen Achmed Johnson and Logan Seeley posted a video to Twitter. In just a week, the video gained around five million views, 138 thousand shares, and 360 thousand likes. The video was first posted in […]