Drop the Mic exhibits student talent

The lights in ACAC’s Choteau room were dimmed, and the small gray room was lit by the soft glow of a path of string lights which formed a makeshift rectangular stage. Muted conversation filled the room, the musings of seven or eight audience members. The event? Drop the Mic. Hosted by Savanna DeWeese and Denisha […]

Twenty-One Plus: Ginger Fringe

Ginger Fringe 10 oz. ginger beer 3 oz. vodka 2 oz. cranberry juice 2 dashes aromatic bitters 2 fresh fennel fronds 2 slices crystallized ginger Break one slice of ginger into pieces; tear one fennel frond into bits. Muddle ginger and fennel with bitters in a mixing glass. Add ice, cranberry juice and vodka; shake […]

Goth meet-up suffers from lack of attendance

In the interest of personal growth, I have decided to embark on a quest to make myself as uncomfortable as possible. I figure this way I can learn about myself, learn about other people and probably get the Collegian to pay for the whole thing. With that in mind, last Friday I put on as […]

Twenty-One Plus

Java Piquant 1 ¼ oz. coffee liqueur 1 oz. dark rum 1 oz. Irish cream 1 oz. horchata ½ oz. orange curaçao ¼ oz. cinnamon schnapps optional: 1 oz. espresso Mix all ingredients and shake with ice until chilled. Pour into a chilled tumbler and serve over ice. Drink this if: Creamy, coffee-y, cinnamony concoctions […]

Leona Mitchell dazzles LPC

On Tuesday, February 2, TU’s Lorton Performance Center had the privilege of hosting the famous soprano Leona Mitchell in a concert that was free and open to the public. An Oklahoma native, Mitchell received her BA in music from Oklahoma City University and studied at Julliard. She went on to become a Grammy Award Winner […]

Hail, Caesar! fails to deliver

Hail, Caesar! is the latest film from the much acclaimed Coen Brothers, whose previous ventures have ranged from lighthearted O Brother, Where Art Thou? to the bleak, gritty No Country For Old Men. The cast this time around is quite the ensemble, with both familiar faces and devoted fans of the twins’ directorial biographies. Among […]

“Delightfully Sketchy” lives up to its name

Five performers stood on stage at their stands, each reading from a script. The comedy sketch performed was called “I’m a Dancer” and was about a girl who shows up to a ballet class and obviously thinks she is a much better dancer than she is. We know this because during what was supposed to […]

The Big Short sexes up the 2008 recession

On the stage of the last Democratic debate, Hillary and Bernie got to talking about the 2008 economic recession, as they are prone to do. Now I’ve seen my fair share of these debates, and my brain prepared for an onslaught of numbers and tax systems I didn’t understand. But for once, their words didn’t […]