The Golden Hurricane accepts their prize for winning the Mayor’s cup. photo by James Taylor

TU tops ORU, wins Mayor’s Cup

Basketball journalist Zach Short covers Tulsa’s victory, where outplaying the Eagles yielded the Golden Hurricane the honor of being city champions. It is still too early to say whether or not the Tulsa Men’s basketball crew will be a dominant power this season. What can be said, however, is that they played with an unmatched […]

Bloomberg’s wealth makes his claims ring hollow. courtesy Gage Skidmore/Flickr

Bloomberg’s potential candidacy a result of leading progressives

Sanders’s and Warren’s tax plans have put many billionaires on edge about the Democratic primary. If you haven’t heard yet, Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire and former mayor of New York City, is once again considering a presidential run. He has toyed with the idea before, but the general consensus appears that he may actually be […]

Creator and co-founder of Twitter, Inc. Jack Dorsey. courtesy The DEMO Conference/Flickr

Twitter bans political ads among spread of misinformation

After Facebook was criticized for allowing extremist ads, Twitter is taking a stand by banning all political advertisements. In a move that came as a surprise to many, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced that the platform will not be accepting political tweets for advertisement any longer. The decision, according to a tweet from Dorsey, alleges […]

Facts and myths on Oklahoma Medicaid expansion proposal

The impact of the record-breaking 2020 healthcare state question causes confusion. By the Oct. 28 deadline, the petition to put the Oklahoma Medicaid expansion on the 2020 ballot had blown past the required 178,00 signatures, getting over 313,000 signatures. For reference, that’s roughly eight percent of the entire population of the state, or approximately one […]

Men’s basketball rocks Rockhurst 76-56

TU sports journalist Zach Short covers TU’s victory on Halloween night and what the game indicates about the team’s future. After an alarming first half, the Golden Hurricane took the game by storm to rout the Rockhurst Hawks in a 76-56 victory at Thursday’s exhibition game. Tulsa was off to a rocky start, missing all […]

Clinton has less widespread support among Democrats than she did in 2016. courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Point Counterpoint: Clinton is right, Gabbard has made herself a friend of Russia

Clinton has little to gain by making the claim that Gabbard is a Russian asset. Long before the 2016 presidential election, people have hated Hillary Clinton. It’s hard to say where exactly it started, some people surely didn’t like her as a First Lady, and the whole Clinton family had its popularity plummet during the […]

NBA regular season predictions: best of the East and West

Student journalist and basketball enthusiast Zach Short foresees each Eastern and Western Conference team’s records and who will make it to the playoffs. The East Milwaukee Bucks 58-24 (60-22) The Bucks are good, but I don’t believe they will improve their record from last season. I see them overall as roughly the same level of […]