The tense silences in “A Quiet Place” make for an engaging film. courtesy IMBd

“A Quiet Place” an innovative addition to the horror genre

When you go to see “A Quiet Place,” skip the popcorn. In Bryan Woods and Scott Beck’s original script for “A Quiet Place,” there was only one line of dialogue. Before viewing “A Quiet Place,” I was apprehensive that this fact would be all too apparent as a gimmick and get old after the first […]

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DR Congo boycotts UN aid conference The Democratic Republic of Congo has chosen to boycott an aid conference hosted by the UN that focuses on raising money towards the humanitarian crisis in DR Congo, claiming they do not need the aid. While the UN has moved the crisis to a level three — the highest […]

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Shooting at YouTube HQ in California Three people were shot and wounded at the headquarters of YouTube, located in San Bruno, California, last Wednesday. The suspect opened fire with a handgun around lunchtime, shooting three people before taking her own life. The suspect has been identified as Nasim Aghdam, a woman YouTuber whose content ranged […]

Ronda Kasl faced the task of narrowing down the 300 works submitted to the about 100 now on display in the gallery. Photos by Emma Palmer

Gussman Exhibition shines light on student art

In the art department’s biggest annual event, students showcase talent in a variety of mediums. TU students needn’t travel to New York City to see a gallery cultivated by professionals from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In fact, students needn’t even travel off campus. The Gussman Exhibition, an annual art installation at Phillips Hall comprised […]

The Decemberists’ new album breaks tradition

The Decemberists trade their acoustic, folky sound for a more involved, electronic aesthetic. The Decemberists have never shied away from dark subject matter, but that darkness was usually fictional, or at least came from stories that took place much further in the past. With “I’ll Be Your Girl,” the band’s newest album, lead singer and […]

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Russian fire in shopping mall kills at least 64 A deadly fire broke out in the theater of the Winter Cherry mall in Kemerovo, Russia, March 26, killing at least 64 people, with many others being reported missing and feared dead. The fire started on the upper floor of the building, where a bowling alley, […]

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Syrian government holds half of Eastern Ghouta The UN has reported that forces loyal to the Syrian government have taken control of more than half of Eastern Ghouta, the largest surviving rebel enclave, near the capital of Damascus. The government is reportedly moving further in, with civilians fleeing occupied villages to Douma, the largest town […]

Affordable places for one-day spring break trips

Spring break is often a financially stressful time, so here’s a list of affordable, close-by locations for a good daycation. Place: Sequoyah State Park Drive Time from Tulsa: Less than an hour. Phone: (918) 772-2046 Hours Of Operation: The park is open 24/7, though certain activities may have specific hours. Cost: Admission to the park […]

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24 killed in Azerbaijan fire 24 people died from a fire at a drug rehabilitation center in Baku, Azerbaijan. According to government officials, the fire was caused by a short circuit within the wiring of the old wooden building and was then fanned by strong winds, burning for three hours before being extinguished. The Health […]