Clancy clocks in

Dr. Gerard Clancy is familiar with the ornate desk, smooth wooden floors, and sturdy bookshelves of a university president’s office — he held such an office for eight years at OU-Tulsa. Now, he settles into a very similar office — one with a view of Chapman Commons. Clancy assumed the presidency on November 1, two […]

After months of campaigning, election results are finally in

President of the United States: Donald Trump Republican candidate Donald Trump was the first to reach 270 electoral votes last Tuesday, managing to take key battleground states like Florida and Ohio despite what many considered a narrow path to victory heading into Election Day. In Oklahoma, president-elect Trump won handily, with 65 percent of votes […]

Student encounters difficulty seeking CSAS accommodations

When Kaitlyn Counter was diagnosed with ADHD during spring of her sophomore year, it became apparent to her that her condition was affecting her academic performance. She turned to TU’s Center for Student Academic Support, which offers accommodations to students with students with disabilities including ADHD. “I had just gotten my ADHD diagnosis from my […]

Low voter turnout isn’t necessarily troubling

It was an historic primary season for Oklahoma, with record high turnout numbers for both major political parties. According to the Oklahoma State Election Board, 39.5 percent of registered voters showed up to the polls on Super Tuesday and the raw total of ballots cast shattered the previous mark that had been set in the […]

I underappreciated Obama’s presidency

When Barack Obama took office eight years ago, I imagined the country changing for the worse, because that’s exactly what I’d been told by many of relatives was going to happen. (Mind you, we did celebrate his election as the first black president as a historic occasion). Four years later, when he took office again, […]

Golden Hurricane outlasted by Midshipmen, fall to second

In a battle of offenses, the Golden Hurricane came just short of beating the Naval Academy in Annapolis over the weekend. With the loss, Tulsa drops to second in the West division, tied with Houston. Navy takes sole possession of the West division and has the easiest path to the American Athletic Conference Championship. The […]

Student Veteran Association nears completion of new center

Kate Tillotson is the President of the TU Student Veteran Association. She feels that the goal of the group is to “advocate for student veterans on-campus, foster veteran camaraderie and friendship, to create awareness and promote academic success and future employment.” By reaching out to students with events like tailgates at football games, bringing in […]

SA’s Senate passes three Government Operations Committee bills

Last Tuesday, November 1, Senate heard four items from GOC, or Government Operations Committee. GOC is tasked in part with writing new rules for SA. Of the four items, only three passed. The first bill establishes public financing of SA elections. Specifically, it allows a candidate to be reimbursed for up to 50 percent of […]

Golden Hurricane sink Pirates

The Golden Hurricane continued their hot streak beating East Carolina at home Saturday night 45–24. This was their third straight win and their fifth consecutive home win this season. The win put their overall record at 7–2, marking the first time since 2012 that the Golden Hurricane will finish the season with a winning record. […]

Media bias is real and it’s a problem

What does it mean for an election to be rigged? Ask Donald Trump or his legion of alt-right deplorables, and they will spin you a grand conspiracy consisting of voter fraud, the liberal media, the Clinton death list and probably some mention of deleted emails or Benghazi. Most of them sound crazy because they are […]