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World leaders meet in Davos, Switzerland

Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron and Theresa May were absent from the international forum this year This past week, the world’s political, economic and social leaders met in Davos, Switzerland, a ski village in the Alps, for another annual World Economic Forum. Under the theme “Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the […]

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Gucci owner owes $1.6 billion in taxes The French-owned luxury goods group Kering disclosed that it is now facing a 1.4 billion euro back taxes claim by the Italian government. A subsidiary of Kering based in Sweden has been under investigation for some time on tax evasion elsewhere, but this more recent claim focuses on […]

Okla. relief amid the government shutdown

The Collegian investigated relief efforts from the local food bank, TU and OU. Jan. 25 brought an end to the longest government shutdown in the history of the United States. After 35 days, President Trump signed a bill that put a temporary end to the shutdown. It began when the White House and Congress could […]

Okla. fourth-highest per capita in fatal police shootings

This marks a pattern that Oklahoma has been following for five years, with one of the highest shooting rates in the country. According to a report released by The Frontier in January, Oklahoma had the fourth-highest rate of fatal police shootings in the nation in 2018. 34 people were shot and killed by Oklahoma police, […]

Mayor Bynum establishes new office to monitor TPD

The Office of the Independent Monitor intends to suggest certain disciplinary actions. Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum announced Jan. 16 that the Office of the Independent Monitor (OIM) that is planned for the upcoming fiscal year will be a moderating presence for the the Tulsa Police Department. While the OIM cannot put in action any disciplinary […]

The sign reads, “Imagine if more people could realize kindness is true strength and true power.” photo by Jade H. Nguyen

Cold doesn’t stop 2019 Tulsa Women’s March

Several organizations and guest speakers came together for the rally in downtown Tulsa. The 2019 Tulsa Women’s March was held at Guthrie Green and the Living Arts of Tulsa on Saturday, Jan. 19. Originally, the march was meant to be a longer outdoor demonstration, but the outdoor portion of the march was cut short by […]

The LA strike took cues from protests across the midwest in 2018, such as the pictured Milwaukee strike. courtesy Flickr / Charles Edward Miller

LA teachers’ strike ends after eight days

The LA teachers got almost all of their demands, with more strikes on the horizon across the nation. Over the last week, thousands of teachers and support staff across Los Angeles protested after contract negotiations between their union and the LA Unified School District’s representatives failed to come to terms. Building for months, the tension […]

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Maduro Crisis in Venezuela Earlier this month, Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro began his second term following an election plagued with claims of vote-rigging and the exclusion of his opposition’s biggest candidate. That candidate, Juan Guaidó of the Popular Will party, declared himself “acting president” this week, a move that necessitated responses from multiple leaders. Guaidó […]

Gallup reveals food deserts

Local reporting confirmed and expanded the findings on food inequality in Tulsa. Over the course of 2017, Gallup Surveys partnered with Tulsa to find out how Tulsans feel about their economic opportunities and quality of life. Last week, Fox23 News provided an overview of the survey’s findings from the finalized report for 2018. While nearly […]

Broken Arrow mayor writes letter supporting border wall

Mayor Craig Thurmond addressed President Trump at the beginning of the month with an argument in favor of the proposed border wall. Broken Arrow Mayor Craig Thurmond has written a letter to President Trump in favor of the border wall, likening the increased border security to fences around residential homes or a gated community: “Some […]