Still of Madison Curry in “Us.” courtesy Monkeypaw Productions

“Us” terrifies, lives up to the hype

Jordan Peele’s sophomore film continues the momentum generated by “Get Out.” “Get Out” broke out in a year riddled with well-made horror films, but with “Us,” Jordan Peele shows that his first project never fully utilized the former Comedy Central star’s masterful ability to unsettle. For his second movie, he switches the setting from upstate […]

TJ Treece’s digital media piece, winner of Best in Show.

Hogue Gallery hosts student exhibition

The 51-year tradition continued, this year with new awards to highlight student art. In an annual juried exhibition of undergraduate and graduate student art, the Gussman has succeeded in encouraging young artists for over five decades. This exhibition, housed in the Alexander Hogue Gallery, opened on March 28 and will be on display until April […]

Dr. Lamont Lindstrom. courtesy University of Tulsa

TU professor presents findings in anthropology lecture

Dr. Lindstrom discussed his time living with the people of Tanna and his study of their language. TU’s National Collegiate Honors Society for Anthropology hosted a lecture by Dr. Lamont Lindstrom about sociolinguistics in Polynesia on Wednesday, March 6. The lecture, titled “Sociolinguistics on Tanna: Disputes, The Apocalypse and More,” encompassed Lindstrom’s specific research in […]

The photo of Bill Clinton that ended up being printed in Esquire. courtesy Platon

World class photographer comes to Tulsa

In a lecture at the Tulsa Town Hall series, photographer Platon discussed his career of capturing people in power. Tulsa Town Hall hosted a lecture by British photographer and human rights activist Platon on Friday, March 8. Platon has worked with some of the most influential political figures, actors and musicians in the world. His […]

courtesy The Daily Courier

Feeling bored? Play a board game

Sometimes you just gotta sit down and play a board game. Here’s a helpful list of some favorites. Board games are a classic, fun activity that will never go out of style. I take the opportunity to play board games at every possible occasion. Because of this, I know there are board games for whatever […]

“Leaving Neverland” brings a new light to old questions

The incendiary documentary examines Michael Jackson with a critical lens. HBO and UK Channel 4 recently released “Leaving Neverland,” a documentary detailing the stories of two men who claim that pop star Michael Jackson sexually abused them as children. Both Wade Robson and James Safechuck met Jackson while working with the singer on different projects, […]

Remake culture pulls classic Disney to the 21st century

While others find issue with the wide swath of Disney remakes, they prove a welcome return to childhood nostalgia. For the past few years, it feels like Disney has inundated the movie theater with remakes of classics. This year alone, Disney is releasing a remake of “Dumbo,” “The Lion King” and “Aladdin.” The question to […]

The cast performing “Sea Breeze Academy.” photo by Lizzy Young

TU students bring “Sea Breeze Academy” to the stage

Student writers and actors collaborated to perform Bryant Loney’s manuscript in a concert reading. The concert reading of “Sea Breeze Academy” was filled with laughter as attendees supported their peers. TU students in the theatre department performed the beginning to senior creative writing major Bryant Loney’s third novel “Sea Breeze Academy.” The concert reading was […]