Election turnout for Student Association elections, with the exception of Fall 2013, Fall 2017 and Spring 2017, which could not be found. graphic by Lindsey Prather

Student body votes “no confidence” in Levit — 805 to 264

Approximately one in four students at TU voted on Harvey, with three out of four voting “no confidence.” Last week, TU’s Student Association (SA) held its annual election; however, alongside the usual Senate election there was another initiative — a no confidence vote in Interim President Janet Levit. The student body of the University of […]

Senator Mitt Romney of Utah made history as the first senator in history to vote to remove a president from his own party. courtesy Gage Skidmore/Flickr

Romney makes history in impeachment vote against Trump

After the U.S. Senate voted to acquit President Donald Trump, much of the press covered Mitt Romney’s decision to vote to convict. On Feb. 5, the United States Senate voted to acquit President Donald Trump on both articles of impeachment. The votes totaled 52-48 regarding abuse of power and 53-47 on obstruction of Congress. This […]

ABC honors Orion Levasheff, a passionate member who goes to every ABC meeting and event. courtesy Orion Levasheff

ABC Spotlight: Orion Levasheff, Sophomore

Mechanical engineering student Orion Levasheff enjoys celebrating his roots during Black History Month. “Black History Month is a time for me to show pride in my ancestors and learn more about them,” said Levasheff. “To know one’s history is to know oneself, and others cannot tell you what you are if you know yourself.” The […]

Eye on the World 2/10/20

Impact of Brexit on EU extradition treaties Following the official confirmation of Brexit, an 11-month transition period began. Throughout the duration of this period, typical EU rules, such as border regulations and inspections, would be softened for the U.K. However, on Feb. 1 three countries — Austria, Germany and Slovenia — confirmed that these exceptions […]

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConell has been able to block witnesses from the impeachment trial. courtesy Gage Skidmore/Flickr

Impeachment trial of President Trump to continue without witnesses

In a near tie, the Senate has voted 51-49 to block witnesses from the president’s impeachment trial, which will be finalized this week. The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump is set to conclude this week. This will take place following hours of arguments, questioning from senators and a series of votes cementing the lack […]

Eye on the World 2/3/20

UK officially out of EU as Brexit deal passes EU Parliament At 11 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31, the United Kingdom officially left the European Union (EU) after three and a half years of political turmoil that has paralyzed much of the British political system. The House of Commons finally passed a withdrawal agreement in […]

Houston Hardman (second from left) with other members of the Association of Black Collegians. courtesy Student Association University of Tulsa Facebook

ABC Spotlight: Houston Hardman

For the month of February, the Collegian is working with ABC to spotlight black students at TU. Paying attention to TU’s closeness to her home and drawn to the Liberal Arts program, now-senior Houston Hardman felt that, if she needed a challenge and wanted to become a more well-rounded person,TU was the best fit. One […]

“Doomsday Clock” closer to midnight than ever

Doomsday is only 100 seconds away due to increased anxieties regarding climate change. The Doomsday Clock moved 20 seconds forward, leaving it resting 100 seconds before midnight. This is the closest to midnight the clock has ever been. According to the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, “When midnight is reached, we are dangerously close to […]

TU’s new mission statement: FUCK YOU

Short, sweet and completely accurate. As you might have learned from the emails that aren’t quite as persistent as Pam Smith’s suggestions to do your course evals but just as likely to prevent you from interacting with them, TU has come out with a new mission statement. This new mission statement is fairly simple and […]