Point/counterpoint: NBA blows away college hoops

Want a tip on how to have a fun, easy-to-win debate? The formula is simple really. Just find somebody who is blindly passionate about something that they can’t possibly back up with any logical reasoning, proceed to write them into a corner and then wait for them to come crawling back to you as they […]

Point/counterpoint: College hoops are real basketball

All my life, I’ve been an avid sports fan. I watched most any sport that came on TV. One “sport,” though, stood out among the rest as being a joke to watch, something that I don’t consider worth my time. That “sport” is the “basketball” played in the NBA. I’m sure any NBA fan that’s […]

Women’s basketball falls to Tulane, tames Mustangs

The women’s basketball team continued their up and down season by losing to Tulane, but picked up a win against Southern Methodist at home over the weekend. In the 70–65 loss to Tulane, junior Liesl Spoerl recorded her first career double-double with 14 points and 19 rebounds — the most rebounds for the Golden Hurricane […]

The Bleacher Creature

Who is A? Find out on this week’s edition of the Chicago Bulls Do you remember when you were in middle school and always wondered when that moment would happen that would transform you from a kid into an adult? And then when you hit about sixteen or so you saw something that made you […]

Why is Grayson Allen still allowed to play?

In this college basketball season, one story has pushed its way to the front pages, and it’s not your typical headline. Duke guard Grayson Allen has made an infamous name for himself through a series of tripping antics. The story’s roots go back nearly a full calendar year. Last February, Allen tripped Louisville’s Ray Spalding […]

Golden Hurricane News and Notes

Women’s Tennis The women’s tennis team fell to No. 25 Northwestern 3–4, but rallied back in their second match of the ITA Kickoff against William and Mary 4–1. Their next match is against North Texas on the road this week. Men’s Tennis The men’s team dropped both of their matches in the ITA Kickoff against […]

Super Bowl predictions from the sports staff

Matt Rechtien Sports Editor It would be poetic for the Patriots to win the Super Bowl this season. Their star player was suspended by Roger Goodell for four games, yet that wasn’t even a speed bump on their road to the playoffs. It would be sweet justice for Goodell to have to hand the trophy […]

Letter to the Editor

To the Leaders and Members of TU’s Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa: I read with interest that TU’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa is hosting Professor Bart Ehrman to speak at TU on “Misquoting Jesus: Scribes who Changed the Scriptures and Readers Who May Never Know.” A brief perusal of the list of books on […]