Volleyball takes two of three in Hurricane Classic

The Golden Hurricane women’s volleyball team opened up their 2016 season by hosting Hurricane Classic, this year featuring Incarnate Word, Alabama, and South Dakota. This is the first of four straight tournaments for TU, which serve as a way to develop the identity of the team. The first week of play is especially important because […]

Women’s soccer rallies back to beat Central Arkansas

In their first non-tournament game, the Golden Hurricane women’s soccer team picked up a victory against Central Arkansas. The win was the first of the regular season for the Golden Hurricane, who played two games in the Sooner Classic in Norman last week, resulting in a draw and a loss. Looking solely at the stats […]

The Bleacher Creature

Bigger is Better Did you see that video released by SBNation last week ranking the heaviest college mascots? You didn’t? Well let me spoil the ending for you, it’s us! That’s right, Captain Cane couldn’t keep his hands off that wonderful Wendy’s 4 for 4 combo and put on some serious poundage over the summer, […]

A short preview to kick off football

As a fan of the Golden Hurricane football team, I’m sure you’ve been keeping up to date with all the news and previews about this upcoming season. There’s a lot to like about the team this season. Last year included a trip to the Independence Bowl, after missing out on bowl eligibility the previous two […]

Bad for the league, bad for his legacy

It wasn’t too long ago that Kevin Durant was perhaps my favorite (non-Celtics) basketball player and arguably the most universally liked superstar in the NBA. You can’t watch the guy play and fail to fall in love with his silky smooth jumper and mind-numbing handles for a man of his size, but Durant’s league-wide admiration […]

Student, professor travel to Rio, Brazil for Olympics

Two of the University of Tulsa’s own witnessed the Olympics live this summer. Renan Kuntz, Brazilian native and University of Tulsa junior, and Professor Rosie Khan, Portuguese teacher and Brazil Club advisor, shared their experiences with the Collegian. Kuntz volunteered at the 2016 summer Olympics. He applied in June of 2015 and heard back from […]

New license unveiled to mixed reviews

Last Monday, Oklahoma state officials revealed the new license plate design. The design features a scissortail flycatcher, the state bird, on a blue background. The Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department selected the new design. The design will also advertise a state tourism website. This will replace the previous design of an Apache warrior shooting an […]

Case against Okla. voter ID dismissed by judge

Two weeks ago, Oklahoma County District Court judge Aletia Haynes Timmons dismissed a more than four-year-old challenge to Oklahoma’s Voter ID laws. In 2010, Oklahoma voters overwhelmingly voted (74%) to approve a state question that mandated voters to show a government-issued identification in order to participate when they showed up to the polls. The question’s […]

West Park Bomb Threat

In the early morning hours on Thursday, August 18th, the West Park apartments were subject to a bomb threat. The standoff lasted for about an hour before the suspect, Nicholas Cardonia, 33, was arrested. He was not a resident of the apartments or TU-affiliated. Tulsa police officers were called to the scene at 5:40 a.m. […]

Fight over transgender students’ bathrooms continues

A federal judge has blocked the guidance that schools must allow transgender students to use the bathroom or locker rooms of their choice. This comes as a victory for the thirteen states that claimed the executive order given by President Obama was a federal overreach of power. “This President is attempting to rewrite the laws […]