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Tulsa volleyball undefeated on homefront

TU Golden Hurricane continues to win game after game in a strong season. This week was the beginning of conference play for TU’s volleyball team. Coach Ryan Willis said, “When people work hard, things tend to work out the right way.” Tulsa proved that this week as we swept two matches against Memphis and Tulane. […]

graphic by Conner Maggio

Conference-by-conference college football preview

Soccer journalists Chris Lierly and Andrew Noland join real football journalist Lindsey Prather to make their predictions three games into the season. SEC: Andrew: *Cue the slow clap* The SEC managed to make it out of the second-weakest overall non-conference schedule mostly intact; even Missouri has narrowly emerged undefeated with a terrible game against Purdue. […]

The Bleacher Creature

Justin Guglielmetti is the Bleacher Creature. I’m with Vontae Hot topic of the week: is Vontae Davis a li’l bitch? The two-time Pro Bowl cornerback shocked the sports world when he abruptly retired during halftime of the Buffalo Bills’ loss to the Los Angeles Chargers. Davis said that he was simply “done,” and he described […]

New rules in the NFL

Professional football introduces new rules to improve the game and protect players. Do you ever find yourself plopped down on the couch on Sunday, witness some strange ruling on the field, and think to yourself, “Just what the hell are the rules in the NFL anyway?” Don’t worry, so does literally everyone! In fact, if […]

Green the Vote has been a driving force in Oklahoma marijuana petitions. courtesy KOKH

Green in Green Country: a history of marijuana in Okla.

Recent State Question referendums and petitions have enacted a turbulent period of marijuana legislation in Oklahoma. Medical marijuana was recently legalized in Oklahoma, making it the 30th state to do so. After nearly a century of anti-cannabis legislation, the laws and governing bodies of Oklahoma had to revise and create new strategies to deal with […]

Eye on the World

Rail train to link Hong Kong to mainland China A bullet train connecting Hong Kong and mainland China launched in an opening ceremony last Saturday. The commute between the southern city of Guangzhou and Hong Kong is now 40 minutes, less than half the time of older trains. Officials say the new train will help […]

Handshake replaces Golden OpporTUnities

Handshake serves in place of Golden OpporTUnities as a hub for student internships, job positions and more. Handshake is an online job-search platform with many functions, built specifically for students. It was introduced this year as TU’s replacement for Golden OpporTUnities. Students can upload digital résumés, look at job listings, check on upcoming campus events, […]

LIBR program targets college student stress

College students can be compensated for participation in the program, which is individually tailored for one’s stress levels. Jessica Santiago, a Licensed Professional Counselor/Mental Health Therapist, works on therapy studies at the Laureate Institute for Brain Research. Her primary job is to oversee multiple therapy studies currently running at LIBR — more specifically, a study […]

Hurricane Florence ravages East Coast

After making landfall, the hurricane took dozens of lives and wrecked coastal infrastructure. Hurricane Florence made landfall in South Carolina on September 14 as a Category 1 hurricane after fluctuating back and forth between a Category 4 (more severe) and a tropical depression (less). The greatest danger it posed was not in the form of […]