Christian Nationalism threatens American public school system

Oklahoma is becoming a battleground for the fight to protect the separation of Church and State. The online charter school, St. Isidore of Seville, has set off a series of court battles in Oklahoma. Approved to be the first publicly funded religious charter school in the nation, St. Isidore will be run by the Catholic […]

Army West Point in the AAC for 2024 season

Sports editor Jaralynn Tammi Morellano discusses Army football’s conference change. The American Athletic Conference Board of Directors announced the approval of Army West Point Athletic Association Inc.’s application to become a member of the AAC. The application only applies to their football program and the Black Knights’ football team will begin their participation in the […]

New House Speaker Mike Johnson is not a moderate

The new Republican Speaker of the House’s policy views are wildly out of touch with those of the American people. After a full three weeks of public infighting and remarkable dysfunction, the Republican caucus of the House of Representatives finally selected a new Speaker of the House on Wednesday, Oct. 25. After four previous nominees […]

Saudi Arabia announces Esports World Cup

Sports Writer A. Isaac McGill says summer 2024 brings the largest prize pool of Esports. Next summer, gamers from around the world will have the opportunity to compete in the world’s first Esports World Cup, hosted by Saudi Arabia. Mohammad bin Salman, the crown prince, prime minister and authoritarian leader of Saudi Arabia announced the […]

Lottie Jane hosts best Halloween event

3 floors of Lottie’s Horrors left students happily haunted and full of spooky memories. Lottie Jane and John Mabee Hall showcased a chilling spectacle comprising three floors of terrifying horror on Oct. 27 from 8 p.m. to midnight. This immersive experience drew a substantial number of TU students who were eager to venture through Lottie’s […]

TU’s 10th consecutive AAC title

Sports editor Jaralynn Tammi Morellano discusses cross country. The University of Tulsa’s men’s cross country team had a first-place finish at the American Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships, earning its 10th consecutive AAC title. The team finished with 38 points, and the second-place team, Charlotte, was close behind with 44 points. Five of the seven […]

Impending Israel ground invasion

Gaza has reached an extreme level of crisis with the looming threats. Since the outbreak of the Israel-Hamas War three weeks ago, Israel has promised that a major ground invasion is to come. After Hamas’ surprise attack on Southern Israel from the Gaza Strip, the Israeli Army, also known as the Israeli Defense Force, has […]

Top eight must-read novels for Halloween

From classic gothic to modern horror, Halloween reading from non-fiction to thrillers. “The Shining” by Stephen King A cornerstone of horror, Stephen King’s “The Shining” follows the Torrance family as they move into the Overlook Hotel. Hired as the winter caretakers, the Torrance family is snow-bound in the Colorado mountains until spring. Powered by mysterious […]

The Weekly Yak

I’m starting to feel like the CEO of Egg Inc. with the ever-growing title of wealth that I possess. But hey, it’s the sixth edition of The Weekly Yak, so welcome back if you’re returning. This week was rife with rain and pets and definitely not as much roasting as usual; we’re all tired. But […]


Aries (March 21- April 19): You should probably take it seriously when your professor says to study for this next exam. We all know you “common sensed” your way through the last exam, and look where that got you: academic probation. Taurus (April 20- May 20): That concert you want to go to, you need […]