He Named Me Malala inspires with vivid visuals & enrapturing narrative

National Geographic assisted in producing a visually captivating and masterfully-spun story centered around Malala Yousafzai, a girl with quite a tale to tell. Following the publication of her autobiography, this documentary succeeded in conveying Malala’s struggles—but more importantly, her strength. The film opened with an animated sequence of a Pashtun folktale about the Afghans’ revolution […]

Interview with Dyson Knight of Baha Men

The Baha Men, most well-known for “Who Let the Dogs Out?”, released a new album on October 9. Ride With Me is a 9-song celebration of the good vibes and Bahamian rhythms that define the band, successfully reframed with a modern, electronic backbone. The last album the band had released with a label behind them […]

Mayday Parade releases new album Black Lines

Mayday Parade has been cranking out pop punk power ballads since 2006. Most notable is their first full length album, A Lesson in Romantics, which is arguably one of the best angsty, young love, breakup albums in their genre. Before the release of Black Lines Mayday Parade let out the lead single, “Keep In Mind, […]

Joyelle McSweeney gives powerful reading at TU

Before the posters were tacked to corkboards and taped to doors on campus, I had not heard of Joyelle McSweeney. In her picture on the poster, she was looking off into the distance, she had short black hair with a streak of purple, in her hand she held a purple wildflower and behind her profile […]

Renowned poet Andrea Gibson to visit TU

Andrea Gibson is the spoken-word poet of our lifetime. Their (Gibson’s) poetry illuminates those struggles so central to today’s social justice campaigns. Thanks to the Society for Gender Equality, Pride and the SA department of Student Awareness, Gibson will be giving a spoken word performance at TU in the Student Union Great Hall on Thursday. […]

Erik Larson: loves Juicy Fruit, hates crime porn

Author Erik Larson visited the University of Tulsa last Tuesday October 6th to take part in a Presidential Lecture Series and respond to questions from a panel of students about his achievements as a narrative non-fiction writer. Larson explained to a panel of fourteen TU students how he got the idea for his book, “Devil […]

International sodas event offers sips of world flavors

Last Thursday afternoon, Hardesty Hall’s archway was filled with students from the Center for Global Education passing out samples of sodas from around the world. Among the featured flavors were an apple cider without any artificial ingredients from Taiwan, a bright green tarragon flavored soda from Russia, and a caffeine-filled guarana energy drink from Brazil. […]