Improve TU: TU should add brick pavers to 7th street

Most of the University of Tulsa campus is connected by a system of brick pavers. However, the southeast part of campus along E. 7th Street does not have any pavers and I think that area could really use it. This section of TU is heavily traversed by residents of LaFortune House, 7th Street House, Fraternity […]

Right to be forgotten not right for Internet age

In the Internet age, the conflict between the right to free speech and personal privacy is becoming more and more of a heated issue. Some countries are seeking a solution in the form of the “right to be forgotten.” The right to be forgotten is a policy barely a year in the making that seeks […]

Origins of International Women’s Day

Sunday, March 8 is International Women’s Day, and in 2015 it was met with world-wide celebration. The United Kingdom led the world in hosting the most commemoratory events with more than 300 public festivities. It was followed closely by the United States, Australia, Canada and India. In China, International Women’s Day is marketed by companies […]

Sen. Ted Cruz shouldn’t run for president

Ted Cruz is the first major candidate to announce that he’s running for president in 2016. Since his election to the Senate in 2012, he has been one of the most outspoken critics of the Obama administration. He is an intelligent and skilled debater. However, Cruz’s candidacy isn’t good for the GOP. Ironically, one of […]

There is no room for free speech at OU

The Tulsa World’s March 17 editorial, “There is no room for racism at OU,” presents a deeply and dangerously illiberal perspective on freedom of speech. In spite of very clear First Amendment case law protecting offensive, even abhorrent speech, the World praised OU President David Boren for his prompt expulsion of two SAE fraternity members. […]

FCC’s decision on net neutrality is best for all

On February 26, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) classified internet service providers, (ISPs) as Title II Common Carriers. So what does this mean for net neutrality? Well, first let’s take a brief review on what net neutrality actually is, and what a Title II Common Carrier is. Net neutrality, put quite simply, is the […]

Letter from the Editor

These have been interesting times here at the Collegian. Our story about Trey Barnett’s suspension rocked the boat a little more than we were used to, but with a couple of weeks between us and that story, we decided that it’s time to thank those organizations that picked up the story or supported us in […]

DoJ report leaves St. Louis County in limbo

This Wednesday the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) released a hundred-page report finding the Ferguson Police Department (FPD) guilty of unconstitutional law enforcement practices. The report revealed that the FPD saw revenue generation, not public safety, as its main goal; that it issued baseless fines and did so disproportionately to African Americans; that it […]