Jani Leinonen’s “McJesus.” courtesy The Guardian

“McJesus” sculpture causes riots in Israel

The sculpture, which is a part of a traveling exhibition that critiques capitalism, has led to massive protests in Haifa, Israel. The Haifa Museum of Art in Haifa, Israel has catapulted the city into chaos with the showcasing of the exhibition “Sacred Goods.” This exhibition includes a life-sized sculpture of a crucified Ronald McDonald by […]

Osama, the main subject of the film, with his sons. courtesy Kino Lorber

“Of Fathers and Sons” unusually intimate look at extremism

The Oscar-nominated documentary is thought provoking and deeply unsettling. I didn’t enjoy watching “Of Fathers and Sons,” but then again, it’s not the kind of film you enjoy. An Oscar-nominated documentary shot over two years, “Of Fathers and Sons” seeks to understand the nature of religious extremism in director Talal Derki’s home country of Syria. […]

The Rams and the Patriots face off Feburary 2. graphic by Conner Maggio

2019 Super Bowl predictions

The Collegian sports writing staff gives their takes on who will win next Sunday’s big game between the New England Patriots and the LA Rams. Brennen: Do I want to go with the dynastic overlords known as the Brady Bunch? Or the somehow-even-less-charming-but-still-loveable underdogs, the L.A. Rams? The question almost seems to come down to […]

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Is Tom Brady football’s GOAT?

Two Collegian staff members debate the merits of Brady and the title “Greatest of All Time.” Hannah Robbins As Super Bowl LIII draws closer, new claims about Tom Brady are being made. Some say that with his five Super Bowl titles and his upcoming sixth attempt, he’s the greatest of all time (GOAT), but I […]

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Donćič to be lasting NBA sensation

NBA journalist Chris Lierly discusses the European basketball player’s potential as an all-around shooting threat for the Dallas Mavericks. Luka Donćič’s stardom in the NBA resembles other young stars because of where he comes from, but unlike those players, Doncic is in the shadow of another European great and does not really break with convention. […]

Alysa Liu is the youngest U.S. champion ever. courtesy Golden Skate

US Nationals skaters break records

Figure skating expert Hannah Robbins discusses the shocking finishes in the United States National Championships and the firsts that skaters achieved. In recent years, the U.S. Nationals has become the competition that determines how the rest of the calendar year goes for a skater. Depending on the year, a skater’s Nationals results will send them […]

Latest cutting-edge hipster trend: Razor scooters. graphic by Conner Maggio

Analog scooters scoot to popularity on campus

Students ride out the scooter phase the hipster way. Limes. Birds. Whatever model you prefer, there’s no denying the fact that these two-wheeled wonders have been quick to scoot into the hearts of people all across TU’s campus. Gone are the days of self-propulsion (I’m looking at you, calves) when all it takes to make […]