Letter to the Editor: Dr. Kristen Oertel

The following is a letter to the editor from Dr. Kristen Oertel in the history department at the Henry Kendall College of Arts and Sciences. Letters to the editor must be fewer than 500 words and can be sent to tucollegian@tucollegian.org. Under no circumstances will anonymous letters be published. The name of the person submitting […]

The Collegian’s best music of 2019

Emily Every: Luke De-Sciscio – “Good Bye Folk Boy” 2019 has felt apocalyptic in more ways than I’d really like to get into for an album blurb on a college newspaper, but, to say the least, it’s been a year that’s loomed large over the horizon of popular culture. We’re all philosophizing and deconstructing and […]

Antonio Brown, shortly after donning his religious attire, projects holographic Babe Ruth. graphic by Emma Palmer

Crystal Ball: winter sports edition

The Collegian Sports staff collaborates to write everyone’s favorite sports-satire, this edition features a religous Antonio Brown, Simone Biles being immortalized in gymnastics and Boris Johnson bringing evil to Liverpool. Antonio Brown Joins Religious Order Former NFL Star Athlete Antonio Brown has decided to join a religious order in Sierra Leone, sources close to Brown’s […]

An Update on True Commitment

Updated as of 5:40 p.m., Oct. 3, 2019. On Sept. 19, Provost Levit introduced an offer to the Faculty Senate from the Board: an alternative path to True Commitment. The Faculty Senate and their assorted committees would be given 30 days to provide a substitute plan and prevent True Commitment from taking effect. In order […]

Mass shooting solution: Ban people

Banning guns is out of the question, so obviously we should ban any and all targets. Congress, in its ultimate wisdom, has found a way to preserve the safety of the public. A new series of laws passed by Congress aims to prevent mass shootings by getting rid of large crowds. This means no concerts, […]

Vice President Adrienne Winchester (left), President Paige Hallam (middle) and Secretary Lauren Hill (right) welcoming new students at the Activities Fair. courtesy Women in Business club

Women in Business club celebrate female entrepreneurship

This campus organization promotes women in the workplace by inviting local businesswomen to speak year- round. Sept. 22 will mark National Business Women’s Day, which marks the establishment of the American Business Women’s Association by Hilary Bufton, Jr. The holiday, officially recognized by Congress in 1983 and proclaimed by Ronald Reagan in 1986, honors the […]

The protests started in February but have escalated since. courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Hong-Kong protests against governmental authoritarianism

The extradition bill was written to counter a heinous crime; its other intentions are less admirable. On Feb. 2, 2019, while TU students returned from vacations and made their way into the groove of the spring semester, the city of Hong Kong erupted into chaos over a new extradition bill entering their legislative body. This […]

Dorian hit the Bahamas while it was still a Category 5 storm. courtesy Navy Live

Trump’s antics during Dorian a reminder of larger problems

The bickering between weather services should worry us when other disasters occur. It all began on Sunday, Sept.1 when Donald Trump went on Twitter to warn the American audience about Hurricane Dorian. In his tweet, the president wrote: “In addition to Florida – South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and Alabama, will most likely be hit […]

Wallows frontman Dylan Minette starred in the Netflix original show “13 Reasons Why.” photo by Nanee Henry

Wallows and Remo Drive bring energy to Cain’s Ballroom

Indie rock band with Netflix star frontman performs in Tulsa on last leg of their first full-length tour. High energy, fun atmosphere, killer guitar riffs: three key ingredients to a fantastic concert, and Wallows had them all. On Thursday, Sept. 12, Wallows, an up-and-coming indie/alternative rock band from California, performed for the first time in […]