TU’s new website modern, marketable

Recently, the University of Tulsa rolled out a new website. The website looks considerably better than the old one, has greater functionality, greater navigability and generally comes across as newer than mid-90s. There is one substantial problem, however, which is not the fault of TU and which will be fixed over a (presumably short) amount […]

Newly low oil prices benefit consumers, not environment

The price of gasoline recently dropped from over $100/barrel to less than $50/barrel. And that’s great because it encourages driving (bad for the environment), crushes Russia’s economy (bad for Russians), crushes Venezuela’s already disarrayed economy (bad for Venezuelans) and slows down the natural gas and green industry (bad for the environment). However, its major redeeming […]

Approval method of voting eliminates two-party stranglehold

The citizens of Flatland need a new president. Having seen the problems with first-past-the-post voting though, they also need to come up with a way to elect that president and still ensure a couple things. First, all the shapes wish that they could vote for whoever they support, without having to think about how everyone […]

Downsmash vs. Touchdown: E-sports gaining traction

On Sunday, February 1, nearly 150 million people tuned into Super Bowl XLIX to watch the Patriots and the Seahawks battle it out. Meanwhile, 100,000 other people enjoyed a different kind of battle: watching two fighters going by the names PPMD and Armada take each other on in a virtual world. They were watching an […]

TU shouldn’t give tickets if a lot is mostly empty

As much as we hate them, parking tickets do serve a purpose. It’s when that purpose is forgotten that unfair practices arise. Parking tickets are given to discourage parking in the wrong lots. This is in order to ensure that people who have a tag for that lot can find a spot to park. When […]

The Bleacher Creature

Picking Up Ladies With Marshawn Inside of Marshawn Lynch’s tough football exterior lies the heart and tongue of a romantic poet. Lynch’s quips such as, “Yeah,” “I’m just here so I don’t get fined” and “Thanks for asking,” serve as perfect pick-up lines. At least, that’s what one DePaul University student tried to prove in […]

Oilers host Rush, fall in back-to-back games

After back-to-back wins against the Brampton Beast, the Tulsa Oilers looked to continue their hot streak against the Rapid City Rush. The Rush sit just behind the Oilers in the Central Division of the Western Conference, standing at three games behind Tulsa. In Thursday’s game, Tommy Mele seemed to give a quick notice of his […]

Women win their 4th straight

With a win over Houston on the road Saturday afternoon, the Golden Hurricane women’s basketball team extended their season-long winning streak to four games. The game remained close for much of the first half, as the score was within five for the first thirteen minutes of the game. From there, however, Tulsa was able to […]

Hurricane Recap

Clark Hauls in the Honors Junior guard Ashley Clark received the American Athletic Conference, College Sports Madness American Athletic Conference Player of the Week and was nominated for the BennettRank Game of the Week for her performance during Tulsa’s then 3-game winning streak. She was averaging 17.0 points per game and 9.0 rebounds per game […]