Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg makes waves at UN Last month, 16-year-old Sweedish climate activist Greta Thunberg landed in New York after sailing across the Atlantic for two weeks. She came to the U.S. to attend the United Nations Climate Action Summit, and sailed on a zero emissions yacht to avoid the carbon emissions associated […]

Sam Crawford Jr. sprints downfield. photos by James Taylor

Tulsa snags close win over Wyoming

Football journalist Hannah Robbins discusses the Golden Hurricane’s nail-biting 24-21 win against Wyoming in the last minute of play at home on Saturday. Saturday’s game started with threats of mist and spitting rain all morning, but the outcome could not have been more different from the weather. The Golden Hurricane took fans through a bit […]

The team huddles up. photos by Santi Serrano

Women’s soccer clenches narrow win against OBU

TU sports journalist Santi Serrano brings the action from last Tuesday’s soccer game that Tulsa took 3-2. Last Tuesday at the Hurricane stadium, the Tulsa Golden Hurricane played Oklahoma Baptist University as they prepared for their upcoming conference. Right out of the gate, the game started out explosively with TU taking starting possession and then […]

Marcus Moreno lines up a kick. photo by Gianni Anfuso

Men’s soccer scores 4-0 win against Cardinals

TU sports journalist Gianni Anfuso covers Tulsa’s sweeping victory against the visiting team last Friday. The Golden Hurricane dominated the University of the Incarnate Word Cardinals under the lights on Friday night in a 4-0 home-field victory. The match started off slow with a scoreless and heavily defensive first half. Tulsa started the match in […]

Usually the placement of the visiting band aligns with unpopular seats. graphic by Emma Palmer

Where does the visiting band sit?

TU marching band member Hannah Robbins explains where the visiting band sits during a sporting event and why that is. The University of Texas made headlines this month when they put Louisiana State University’s marching band somewhere most fans won’t even purchase tickets in: the nosebleed section. This gave LSU’s band a view worse than […]

Antonio Brown claims that he is done with the NFL courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Antonio Brown accused of sexual assault

NFL journalist Lindsey Prather gives an update on the mounting allegations against the infamously problematic wide receiver. Throughout the past several months, former Pittsburgh Steeler Antonio Brown has been mired in controversy. Following his trade to the Oakland Raiders, multiple off-the-field issues arose ranging from frostbite from a cryotherapy mishap to his refusal to play […]

The Cleveland Browns have had a historically bad history as a franchise. courtesy Battle Red Blog

Are the Browns overrated, or off to a rough start?

NFL expert A.C. Boyle weighs in on the rollercoaster NFL team that has been rising and falling in their odds to win the Super Bowl. “You are a factory of sadness,” came the famous cry of one embittered Cleveland Browns fan, shouting towards FirstEnergy Stadium in Ohio as if it were alive and sentient. The […]

The policy on what type of bags you can bring to football and basketball games photos by Madison Connell

All clear: TU athletics adopts new clear bag policy

The University of Tulsa’s athletic department implemented a common security measure in college athletics. Clear plastic bag policies are becoming a normal addition to security enhancements in college venues, and the latest in security measures has officially made it to the University of Tulsa. On June 24, the University of Tulsa released its plan to […]

Board offers faculty chance to undo True Commitment, offers new plan

Despite restrictions on time and data, administration and faculty senate leadership are hopeful for this new alternative. It has been a tumultuous few weeks for TU’s administration, beginning with the Faculty Senate’s vote to hold TU responsible for violating their constitution and ending with its ramifications: a mounting prospect of a no-confidence vote against Provost […]

The third debate only had one night but ten candidates. courtesy CNN’s Twitter

Debate size weakens eventual Democratic nominee

The DNC has made debate qualification rules that will bite them in the end. Earlier this month, the third of 12 Democratic presidential debates took place. If that isn’t news to you, congrats! You’re in the minority. The Democratic Party isn’t good at advertising the debates, which is honestly their first problem. The glaring issue […]