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Tulsa navigates COVID in Spring Semester

The University of Tulsa has been offering on-campus COVID-19 testing since the beginning of the school year. Students have been getting emails from the Alexander Health Center and have been required to go get tested with IMMY Labs; however, due to reduced funding in the most recent stimulus package, IMMY Labs had to reduce the […]

Vaccines in Oklahoma are set to be distributed in four phases; individuals in phase 2 are currently eligible to recieve the vaccine. graphic by Emma Palmer

COVID-19 vaccine safe, distribution disorganized

Since becoming available mid-December, more than 19 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered throughout the country. The New York Times reports that about 16.2 million people have received one dose and an additional 2.8 million are fully vaccinated. This includes the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines, both of which are mRNA vaccines administered […]

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The Collegian’s Fab Five

5. Philadelphia 76ers In years past, I would have had this surprisingly retentive squad in and out of my top five throughout the year, and almost always would have ended with them just outside upon entering the postseason. They always look good, but seldom do they make me believe they have what it takes to […]

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NCAA College Football Postseason Recap

Before the NCAA college football season even began, it appeared doubtful that it could happen at all. Talks of canceling the season, postponing games and testing all the players multiple times a week brought on speculation that the season would not make it to the playoffs or potentially last more than a few weeks; however, […]

Looking back on an impressive year of Tulsa football

With their best season in the recent past, TU finished their football season during Christmas break. Their success even earned them a spot in the American Athletic Conference Championship and the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl game. The Golden Hurricane finished the regular season with a record of 6-2 — their best record since 2016. […]

Adjusted for inflation, the minimum wage has never again reached the heights it did in 1968. courtesy Statista

A $15 minimum wage is necessary to respond to COVID

As he begins his presidential tenure, Joe Biden’s main focus is helping Americans through the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. One of the ways Biden has begun this process is by increasing the minimum hourly wage for federal contractors to $15. Biden has also expressed support for increasing the national minimum wage to this amount for all […]

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Insurrection at the Capitol shows the Alt-right isn’t alright

On Jan. 6, 2020, an inexcusable attack was made on the principles of American Democracy by the supporters of the 45th President of the United States. The U.S. Capitol was last breached in 1812, but that changed on the sixth as an estimated minimum of 1,000 fervent insurrections broke into the Capitol. Some even held […]

Nisour Square in 2010, with a memorial on the left. courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Trump’s pardons of Blackwater mercenaries reveal unaccountability

Trump’s lame duck period was surprisingly calm policy-wise, with no large disruptions to the status quo of his administration. The now-ousted president did, however, unleash a series of final pardons for various Americans. Much of the news coverage around these pardons have focused on figures close to the Trump administration like Roger Stone and Stephen […]