Though medical marijuana has been legalized within the state, Oklahoma campuses haven't caught up. graphic by Raven Fawcett

Medical marijuana belongs on campus

Despite its history of misuse, marijuana should be legally available to those in need of its medicinal properties on campus. Marijuana possession is legal in most public places, including college campuses located in Oklahoma, and is also the most commonly abused illegal substance in the world. The many attempts to legalize medical marijuana in the […]

Meet your 2018-19 editors

A questionnaire to help you get to know the editorial staff. Name: Justin Guglielmetti Position at The Collegian: Editor-in-Chief Major(s): Marketing Early bird or night owl: I love staying up late, waking up early, and sleep. Somehow it never seems to work out. Best spot to hang at TU: Library steps looking towards downtown, but […]

Alongside the Villa Philbrook, the Golden Driller stands tall as one of Tulsa's most iconic landmarks. courtesy Wikimedia Commons

A non-Tulsan’s take on Tulsa pop history

If you’re new to living on Tulsa Time, here are some of the city’s most iconic locations and stories from its popular history. When I walked onto campus as an out-of-state freshman last year, I knew a lot about TU as a university and the opportunities it could present me: I knew that the school […]

Raven’s declassified res hall survival guide

A Housing Staff member’s insights to help you navigate your new home away from home. Moving into a residence hall is tough. Suddenly, there are people everywhere — you can’t even brush your teeth alone, much less blast your music at midnight like you could in high school. With res hall living comes Housing Staff […]

Mediation and exercise are both key to many people's destressing routine. courtesy FreeStockPhotos

How to deal with freshman stress

Maintaining healthy coping methods is a must for the upcoming school year. No one comes to college without already having heard at least a dozen different lectures about how much their life is about to change: new social groups and opportunities, harder school courses, raised expectations from peers and the new onus of managing your […]

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Officials’ statements against walkout misguided

The teacher walkout is a demonstration of the freedom of assembly, a right which should not be berated by state officials. The Oklahoma teacher walkout continued throughout the last week as teachers fought for more education funding. After receiving a pay raise of 6,000 dollars and 50 million dollars toward school funding, teachers continued to […]

Amazon employees working on the picking floor are already under tremendous amounts of pressure, and the inclusion of wristbands tracking worker movement would only increase stress. courtesy Flickr

Amazon wristbands symptom of harmful work culture

By attempting to increase company profit, Amazon has put the wellbeing of its employees at risk. Amazon has secured a patent on wristbands that use vibration to guide warehouse workers’ hands to items needing to be processed. Though Amazon was granted the patent back in January, the company has yet to introduce the tech to […]

Legislative Digest

The Legislative Digest is your weekly look at the happenings of Oklahoma’s state legislature, and the bills and politics you need to know. Oklahoma’s legislature will outlast our semester. That’s no measure of how productive they’ve been, of course. As ever, the purpose of this article is not only to convey news and reactions to […]

Game theory is a strategic way of handling all of life’s situations, including dating scenarios. Graphic by Conner Maggio

Game Theory a valuable life experience

A course in Game Theory teaches students the science of strategic interaction and changes their perspectives on the world. Did you know that if you and a partner are caught robbing a bank and the police take you in for questioning, you’re both better off saying nothing, even though the advertised penalty for not ratting […]