Late deals traded dozens of players around the league. graphic by Emma Palmer

NBA trade deadline 2020: what went down this time

Student writer Zach Short covers all the last-minute wheeling and dealing in men’s pro basketball. Compared to the drama last summer, this year’s trade deadline week was relatively calm save for a few noteworthy moves. As is in tune with years past, teams moved around role players to assist their superstars as they head into […]

New WNBA contract to benefit female athletes

Student journalist Zack Long covers how and why the new deal will bring women’s sports closer to equality with men’s sports. The start of the new year brought about a new agreement between the WNBA and the players union. This new agreement has the potential to make a large impact on both the women of […]

Racism and myths dominated coronavirus coverage

Americans should remember that the flu is a more destructive disease than the current corona strain. Last week, University of Tulsa Vice Provost for Global Engagement sent out an email alerting campus that in light of the level 3 travel advisory that the United States Department of State issued, TU would be restricting travel to […]

Michael B. Jordan stars in “Just Mercy” as young lawyer Bryan Stevenson. courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures

“Just Mercy” tackles racism in the prison system

“Just Mercy” tells the true story of a lawyer trying to acquit a man on death row. Films that tell a great story are easy to find. Visit any theater in Tulsa and whatever you choose will likely offer one. But a film that tells a true story, a story that is little discussed and […]

Aubrey Plaza hosted the Indie Spirit Awards this year, adding humor to the event. courtesy PopSugar

The Indie Spirit Awards celebrate diversity and creativity

A viewing party hosted by Circle Cinema for this award show brought movie-lovers together. On Saturday, Feb. 8, Cinema Circle hosted a party for the Independent Spirit Awards. This award event only celebrated the achievements of small, independent movies. Although each one was small in production value, they were not small in strong acting, writing […]

Eye on the World 2/10/20

Impact of Brexit on EU extradition treaties Following the official confirmation of Brexit, an 11-month transition period began. Throughout the duration of this period, typical EU rules, such as border regulations and inspections, would be softened for the U.K. However, on Feb. 1 three countries — Austria, Germany and Slovenia — confirmed that these exceptions […]

Australian Minister of Sports resigns

Student writer Zach Short details the politics and complicated implications of the Bridget McKenzie’s wrongdoings, and how they were dealt with. They say the brightest flames burn the quickest, and such seems to be the case with Australia’s newly-resigned senator Bridget McKenzie. The relatively young politician shot to prominence quickly in the Australian nationality crisis […]