Restaurant mixes Peruvian ingredients with Cantonese cooking

Pachac Peruvian Food opened in West Tulsa last November. The restaurant, located in a strip mall, specializes in chifa cuisine, even though Google labels it as Chinese. Chifa cuisine blends traditional Peruvian ingredients with Chinese Cantonese cooking. The cuisine arose when Cantonese Chinese immigrated to Peru in the late 19th to early 20th centuries. Cantonese […]

Women’s basketball falls to UConn, knocks off UCF

The women’s basketball team faced off against the top team in the country, the UConn Huskies, who were fresh from breaking their early 2000s record of most consecutive wins in NCAA basketball. The Huskies took an early lead, and outscored the Golden Hurricane in all four quarters to take a 98–58 win. Tulsa found themselves […]

What’s cooking on the hot stove this season

Spring training is still more than a month away, but there’s been plenty of action in free agency across the baseball landscape. Here are some of the big names that have exchanged uniforms, as well as one tantalizing slugger that remains on the market. Edwin Encarnación: Cleveland Indians- With more and more teams favoring a […]

Kirk Smith wins Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford

In the fall, Kirk Smith will begin working on his doctoral degree in engineering science at the University of Oxford, in England, courtesy the Rhodes Scholarship. This internationally competitive scholarship, awarded to only 32 students annually from the United States, funds the students for two years as they obtain their degrees from the University of […]

Comedy Parlor improv groups’ hits outnumber misses

Located next door to El Guapo’s at 1st and Elgin, Comedy Parlor was founded in 2013 with the aim of giving Tulsa “a theatre with (a) major focus on long-form improvisation.” Last Friday and Saturday, the Parlor kept true to that purpose by hosting two shows headlined by their in-house improv troupe, Comfort Creatures. Improv, […]

A two-tier system would be ideal for REAL ID

2005’s REAL ID Act is a federal law that, according to the Department of Homeland Security, establishes “minimum security standards for state-issued driver’s licenses and identification cards and prohibits Federal agencies from accepting for official purposes licenses and identification cards from states that do not meet these standards.” The phrase “official purposes” basically refers to […]