The newly discovered orangutan courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Science news roundup

Nobel Prizes The 2017 Nobel prize recipients were announced October 3. The physics, chemistry and physiology or medicine recipients are as follows: Physics: Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S, Thorne “for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves.” Chemistry: Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson “for developing […]

President Clancy responds to Weinstein scandal

Dear students, Our TU Commitment speaks of life as a story that we are constantly writing – one that is shaped by the opportunities and experiences we meet along the way. Current events remind us that the stories of far too many relatives, friends and classmates include instances of sexual assault and harassment. In recent […]

The Bleacher Creature

Aaron Hernandez is a Bad Dude We learned some disturbing new information about Aaron Hernandez this week. The former New England Patriots tight end who hanged himself earlier this year while serving a lifetime prison sentence for murder in the first degree, had been diagnosed by the Boston University’s CTE center with stage 3 chronic […]

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: I am a big fan of The Collegian’s work. You are a tremendous asset to TU and a voice of clarity on both campus and national issues. I would venture to say that most students don’t understand just how blessed we are to have you. However, I saw a recent commentary posted […]

Consider the future of the Supreme Court when voting

During an election, presidential candidates are bombarded with topics to consider, from how to deal with ISIS to their tax returns. One issue that’s been getting relatively little coverage this year is their choices of the next Supreme Court judge. But this issue should highly factor into who is elected president. Currently, one seat is […]

When it comes to cookies, Clinton trounces Trump

In a cookie contest traditionally entered by presidential candidate’s spouses, Bill Clinton’s oatmeal chocolate chip cookies far exceed Melania Trump’s star cookies. The year was 1992. The Cold War had officially ended, the space Shuttle Endeavor made its first flight, and Hillary Clinton said, “I suppose I could have stayed home and baked cookies and […]

Walmart is responsible for handling crime at their stores

There are four Walmart supercenter locations across the city of Tulsa, each one gracing headlines one time or another for what seems to be an incessant occurrence of crime. Some are predictable and rather harmless. Shoplifters are caught on camera by store staff, who contact police officers, who in turn arrive just in time to […]