The NRA has been the policy’s largest supporter. courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Argument to arm teachers goes against data

The recent TPS Board election kept Tulsa from falling in line with the rest of the state’s stance on guns. In an election for the Tulsa Public Schools Board of Education on April 2, candidates Stacey Wooley and Nicole Nixon ran on opposing platforms. In the election, Wooley defeated Nixon 68.1 percent to 31.9 percent. […]

Yiannopoulos was at one point scheduled to speak at CPAC. courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Milo Yiannopoulos tries, fails to book talk at TU

Yiannopoulos has gone from conservative upstart to a fringe figure of the alt-right. On April 4, controversial alt-right figure Milo Yiannopoulos posted on Facebook: “GREAT NEWS! Will shortly be speaking at The University of Tulsa. Details soon… That’s two golden hurricanes in your town.” The next day, Yiannopoulos posted something similar referencing a speaking engagement […]

The Legislative Digest

The Legislative Digest is your weekly look at the happenings of Oklahoma’s state legislature and the bills and politics you need to know After three years of weekly write-ups on the bills passing through Oklahoma legislature in the spring, this is my final article. While I might no longer be around to yell into the […]

A love letter to stress

I am a very stressed person. Part of it is the anxiety that I’ve lived with for more than a decade now, and part of it is just the constant challenge of college. I won’t say I haven’t enjoyed how hectic the past few years have been, but I’d be remiss not to point out […]

Take a step back

TU is a different school today than the one I first visited in the summer of 2014. I’ve seen new buildings erected, presidents change, classmates and professors come and go. As I prepare to graduate and enter the ominous “real world,” I can’t tell if I am leaving behind a university in turmoil or one […]

To a bittersweet graduation

College, where weekends are too short for sleep, and sleep is the only thing I stay awake for. College, where life happens so fast — and by the time you feel settled, they ask you to leave. Well. I won’t miss the class discussions. The exams and the essays and waiting anxiously for the instructor […]

Farewell TU, Taco Bell sauce

I have worked for this university for four years now and would like to show you a highlight reel of moments from my time here. But unfortunately, since newspaper technology is a little outdated, and also I was not filming my entire life, I will type them and forward them to The Collegian instead. My […]

Trump’s campaign rallies are filled with dog-whistles. courtesy Flickr

Antisemetic Okla. Democratic HQ graffiti connected to POTUS

By not calling out white supremacist vitriol, the president emboldens racists. On March 28, surveillance video from the Oklahoma Democratic Party Headquarters in Oklahoma City recorded a woman armed with spray paint vandalizing the property with an assortment of slurs and other hateful content. Days later, the same woman was recorded once again committing similar […]