Tennis teams enter national conversation

After big wins by the men and women’s tennis teams in the past few weeks, both saw their national rankings jump up this past week. The women moved all the way up to No. 14 while the men moved up to No. 22. The women’s team, currently 10–1, has not lost a match since Jan […]

TU basketball faces Bulls, Owls and Bearcats

In their home game for the week, Tulsa battled the No. 20 ranked USF Bulls. They weren’t fazed by the Bulls ranking in the first half, and held a two point lead at the halftime break. The second half didn’t go quite as well as the first. The Bulls opened the third quarter on a […]

Women’s tournament preview

The women’s basketball season is just about to finish up the regular season, and the field is almost entirely decided for the conference tournament this year. All that’s left to play for the few teams that have games remaining on their schedules is seeding, and adding one more win to their NCAA resume for March. […]

TU Festival showcases student films

On Monday, the University of Tulsa Film Department hosted its Eighth Student Film Festival. The event, conducted in the Lorton Performance Center, allows student directors to screen their films to an audience of friends, family and classmates. Ashley Etter, who organized the event, says that it is “very instructive for a filmmaker to see how […]

Twenty-One Plus: Blue Sky

Blue Sky 2 oz. Heisenberg Blue Ice vodka 1 oz. horchata ½ oz. Goldschläger ½ oz. blue curaçao 1 egg white rimming sugar Coat the rim of a martini glass with sugar, then chill. Add all ingredients except the curaçao to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously until very cold and foamy. Pour into […]

The Tavern Burger: Worth the $13, definitely worth 7

The Tavern on Brady is, you guessed it, a tavern located in the Brady District, on the corner of Brady and Main. The website describes it as “a modern interpretation of the classic neighborhood pub,” and then goes on to use words like “inspired,” “seasonal” and “artisanal,” which should give you some idea of what […]

“Freaks of Nature” tries too hard to satirize everything, fails at most of it

“Freaks of Nature” is about a small town where humans live together with zombies and vampires, however their cohabitation falls apart when aliens arrive on Earth. It starred such prominent actors as Vanessa Anne Hudgens, Bob Odenkirk, Keegan Michael-Key and the voice of Bavarian filmmaker Werner Herzog, as well as Tulsa native Josh Fadem. Fadem […]

Fortune cookie review: cookie outsmarts writer

Ever since an enterprising restaurateur realized that they had too much bland cookie dough and vague advice and not enough money, fortune cookies have accompanied checks at restaurants around the world. It’s strange, then, that they attract little attention, with most people choosing restaurants based on things like their “ambiance,” “price” or “quality of food.” […]

Shooting range’s “No Muslims” policy based on unfounded, racist suspicions

Last week, U.S. Army reservist Raja’ee Fatihah visited the the Save Yourself Survival and Tactical Gun Range in Oktaha, OK. This range recently made news for its “No Muslims” sign. Fatihah, a Muslim and member of Muslim advocacy group Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), wanted to test this policy. At first, Fatihah said he was […]