Remembering Nex Benedict

A call for justice and change after the Owasso tragedy. Nex Benedict was 16. They loved Minecraft, cooking, friendship bracelets and their cat named Zeus. They were a straight-A student, a kid whose family described them as having “a light in them that was so big and bright and beautiful.” This is how we should […]

TU Men’s Basketball gets another case of road game jitters

Sports editor Jaralynn Tammi Morellano says the Golden Hurricane suffered another loss. The University of Tulsa’s men’s basketball team hit another bump in its road curse, its sloppy basketball handling leading to a 79-63 loss at the Charles Koch Arena at Wichita State. The Golden Hurricane’s record was brought down to an even 13-13 overall […]

Rowing joins the Big 12 in 2024-2025 season

Managing editor Isabella Musollino says this season will be rowing’s last one in the AAC. Following recent changes in its membership, the American Athletic Conference will no longer sponsor a women’s rowing championship. The decision comes after three major shifts in the conference: San Diego State cut its rowing program in 2021, UCF moved to […]

Campus incident leaves students in the dark

Student Union has prolonged closure over threatening messages. The University of Tulsa was put on high alert after a threat was made against campus. At 4:07 p.m. on Friday, students and staff received a message stating, “ACSU is being evacuated. An emergency situation has been reported; authorities are investigating. Stay away from the area.” The […]

Deborah Gist Interviewed

Dr. Gist recounts her history in education and excitement for the future. Armed with a stellar resume and a pristine pair of grey Nike Dunks, Dr. Deborah Gist is ready to make strides in her new position. The former Tulsa Public Schools superintendent began her duties as the senior adviser to President Brad Carson on […]

Oklahoma community mourns

Owasso high schooler dies after relentless attacks from bullies. Owasso Public Schools have come under fire following the death of a non-binary high school student. On Feb. 7, Nex Benedict was involved in an altercation with three other students in an Owasso Public School bathroom. Following some taunting language to Nex about the way they […]

The Collegian misrepresents Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Highlighting the importance of articulation on this crucial topic. According to my count, The Collegian has made indications about the ongoing genocide in Gaza in only seven articles since Israel launched its full-scale and illegal demolition of Gaza four months ago: Oct. 16, twice on Oct. 23, Oct. 30, Nov. 13 and twice on Feb. […]

TimelyCare: From skepticism to self care

It is exactly the type of resource this university should be investing in. When The University of Tulsa first introduced the new mental health resource calledTimelyCare, I was skeptical of its benefits and impact on the campus. I initially believed this healthcare app was a cheap bandaid to fix or cover up the current deterioration […]

Greek Life Spotlight: Chi-O

My name is Makenna Walters and I am the Chi Omega President. I went through formal recruitment the first semester of my freshmen year wanting to find meaningful friendships and a constant support system to have all four years of college. When I first walked through the front door of Chi Omega, I immediately felt […]

Greek Life Spotlight: Lambda

My name is Caiden Catcher and I am the President of Lambda Chi Alpha. This fraternity has completely changed the trajectory of my life through its incredible support network and ability to grow members to become the best men they can be. When I first came to TU, I was not very confident in my […]