The entirety of the diner is bear themed, complete with actual bears. photo by Kaitlyn Argo

Black Bear Diner a tasty addition to Tulsa

The soon-to-open bear themed diner features scrumptious comfort food. Located just south of Woodland Hills Mall on 71st street, the Black Bear Diner doesn’t just serve great food but also a wonderful atmosphere and kind people. With its homey decor and playful music around, you almost forget that you are next to a busy road […]

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New Olafur Arnalds album does not disappoint

Using experimental technology, Arnald’s new album is innovative and a break from the old in the best sort of way. Released August 24, “re:member” is Icelandic composer Olafur Arnalds’s fourth studio album. Arnalds is an experimental composer whose compositions toe the line between classical and electronica. He seamlessly blends violins, cellos, piano, electronic percussion and […]

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The Gathering Place offers something for everyone

A student writer takes us on a tour of a corner of the soon-to-open park. With everything from playgrounds to bike paths and a boathouse, the Gathering Place is Tulsa’s most exciting new attraction. Encompassing nearly 100 acres along the Arkansas River, this park has something for everyone. Everywhere you turn, there is something to […]

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Coffee shops to get your study on

Our Variety editor takes us on a tour of all the different coffee shops in Tulsa and what to expect from them. Name: Fair Fellow Coffee. Where is it located: Kendall Whittier Square. What should I order:: I hear they have nitro cold brew now, so I’d go for that. Study vibe: Quiet and sunny, […]

A eulogy for MoviePass

While a beautiful thing, MoviePass was doomed from the start. Summer is a great time to relax and hang out with friends and loved ones. A great staple of the summer is going out to see the lineup of blockbusters. Over the break, I was given the opportunity to use a service called MoviePass. For […]

A few books to brighten your day

Local bookworm Tori Gellman returns to The Collegian with more book recommendations. If you’re feeling ORDINARY: “All My Friends are Superheroes” by Andrew Kaufman In this short and charming novel, readers become invested in Tom and his wife, The Perfectionist, who, immediately following their nuptial vows, is no longer able to see her husband. The […]

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New SOPHIE album goes hard as hell

Combining the scrubbed-clean pop of her previous work and a novel sense of vulnerability, SOPHIE’s debut album creates a stunning soundscape. Thanks to SOPHIE, we finally know that it’s okay to cry. The Scottish DJ, vocalist, producer and songwriter kicks off her debut album “OIL OF EVERY PEARL’S UN-INSIDES” with the self-affirming “It’s Okay to […]

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“Be The Cowboy” a welcome addition to Mitski canon

Like all good music, Mitski’s “Be the Cowboy” leaves the listener both devastated and hopeful When Mitski sang, “Guess I’m a coward, I just want to feel alright,” I felt that. In her fifth studio album “Be the Cowboy,” Mitski deviates from the indie rock of “Puberty 2,” her last album (and a good one), […]

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Theater Tulsa’s Newsies stops the presses

Theater Tulsa begins its new season with the Broadway cult classic. Theatre Tulsa opened their 96th season this August with their energetic production of the Broadway hit, “Newsies.” The show had such a high production value, with excellent singing, dancing and acting, that it’s hard to believe it was not a touring Broadway production. This […]

photos by Sara Serrano

Downtown Tulsa’s new bikeshare a success

The new program provides citizens with a relatively easy ride around downtown Tulsa. Notice anything different about Downtown Tulsa recently? Good, you don’t need glasses yet. This past July, about 150 bikes were stationed in the area by the non-profit Tulsa Bike Share in partnership with Tulsa Tough. The bikes were provided by This Machine, […]