The Weeknd released “After Hours” on March 20, following his last studio album, “Starboy,” by four years. courtesy XO and Republic Records

The Weeknd infuses storytelling in “After Hours”

The R&B artist’s new album mixes impressive vocals with upbeat and dream-like techno beats. With the coronavirus forcing people into quarantine and isolation, the cards couldn’t have fallen more into place for The Weeknd. With the boredom that comes with staying in the house, The Weeknd decided to bless the world with 14 songs coming […]

Houston Hardman (second from left) with other members of the Association of Black Collegians. courtesy Student Association University of Tulsa Facebook

ABC Spotlight: Houston Hardman

For the month of February, the Collegian is working with ABC to spotlight black students at TU. Paying attention to TU’s closeness to her home and drawn to the Liberal Arts program, now-senior Houston Hardman felt that, if she needed a challenge and wanted to become a more well-rounded person,TU was the best fit. One […]

Eilish released “When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” with her brother, Finneas. courtesy Interscope Records

Billie Eilish takes home all four major Grammy Awards

At only 18 years old, Billie Eilish became the youngest person and the first woman to achieve this. At the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards red carpet, the event before the actual Grammys start, Billie Eilish distinguished herself from other artists with her neon green roots and the luxe spin on her gender-neutral and baggy style. […]

The Lunar New Year event featured a performance of the dragon dance. photo by Nora Bethune

Vietnamese American Student Association celebrates Lunar New Year

VASA’s first event educated students about Vietnamese culture with food, games and performances. This past Tuesday,Jan. 28, the Vietnamese American Student Association (also known as VASA) hosted an event on the second floor of the Student Union in celebration of Vietnamese New Year. There was a line trying to get into the event. After scanning […]

Bong Joon-ho’s latest film centers on the Kim family’s interactions with the wildly wealthy Park family. courtesy CJ Entertainment

Reception of “Parasite” changes popular perception of foreign films

Bong Joon-ho’s film makes history at award shows across the world, reimagining the role of American award shows. The South Korean film “Parasite” has become an unstoppable force in making movie history as a foreign film. “Parasite” is a satirical thriller suspense film that centers on the Kim family as they slowly infiltrate the Park […]

The older memorials acted as symbols of the racism still present in America. courtesy Wikimedia Commons

New Emmett Till memorial doesn’t solve the problems that made it necessary

Students have protested the lack of action by lawmakers regarding white supremacists. Emmett Louis Till was only 14 years old when he was lynched by a group of men after a white woman accused him of flirting with her in the store. After the group murdered him, they dumped his body in a river, and, […]

New York subway fare enforcement punitive and concerning

The measures taken by Gov. Cuomo will disproportionately hurt racial minorities in the city. On Oct. 25, a swarm of police officers pointed their guns on a black man sitting on a train full of civilians. The police officers then swarmed in and forcefully pushed him to the ground, arresting him. Another video showed a […]

Black Lives Matter protested in Tulsa after Crutcher’s death. courtesy Flickr

Sadly, Terence Crutcher’s death wasn’t followed by policy changes

It’s been three years, and Tulsa has largely failed in the oversight of its police force. Since the untimely death of Terence Tafford Crutcher Sr. three years ago at the hands of policewoman Betty Shelby, virtually nothing has been changed in terms of Tulsa Police Department’s policies relating to deescalating potentially dangerous situations, readiness training […]

School lunches pose problems that many schools haven’t answered

TU students often must plan their eating schedule around how many meal swipes they have left. In the average school, there was always the favored time of day with school lunches. The topic of what would be served was in everyone’s conversation, even if it was just a quick ask and answer. But the negative […]