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Baseball slowly making its annual return

The middle of February is here, warmer weather peeking around the corner, and, of course, Spring Training is here! This means that a new season of baseball begins shortly, with the spring training games starting sooner than that. Before too much longer, summer will be here with warmer temperatures and baseball games to watch every […]

If passed in the House, SB 834 would allow cities to greenlight “Back the Blue” street paintings. graphic by Emma Palmer

Oklahoma lawmakers respond to BLM protests

Following Black Lives Matter protests in the summer of 2020 and the January 2021 insurrections at the Capitol, legislators throughout the country have been tasked with finding ways to respond to calls for change. In Oklahoma, several recently authored bills during the 58th legislative session have been criticized for the hypocrisy of their approach to […]

Food Not Bombs is a global organization dedicated to feeding the hungry and to protesting war and poverty. courtesty Food Not Bombs

Food Not Bombs creates emergency zone for unhoused Tulsans

Mutual aid group Tulsa Food Not Bombs went viral on Facebook last week after allegations against the city of Tulsa’s handling of unhoused people during this past week’s polar vortex. On Friday, Feb. 12, Tulsa Food Not Bombs, established a campsite called “The Maybelle Emergency Zone,” or The MEZ. The volunteer group posted on social […]

The Legislative Digest is your weekly look at the happenings of Oklahoma’s state legislature, upcoming bills and the terms to know.

Legislative Digest

SB560: This bill would allow a person operating a vehicle that is “approached and surrounded by a person or persons engaged in unlawful activity who has blocked the road” to use lethal force in their attempt to escape. The bill is clearly a response to the wave of Black Lives Matter protests last summer, many […]

A Blue Lives Matter demonstrator rides in a cart. courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Blue Lives Matter not focused on protecting the police

The events that transpired at the United States Capitol on Jan. 6 horrified the nation, yet felt remarkably unsurprising. Photos of the event show a sea of red caps and Trump propaganda, along with a handful of Blue Lives Matter flags. The most ironic photo shows a man holding a Blue Lives Matter flag duct […]

Caring acts toward the unsheltered are needed in hard times. graphic by Emma Palmer

Compassion will keep homeless safe during winter storm

Severe weather like what we have been experiencing in Tulsa is particularly harsh and dangerous for unsheltered people. Temperatures have reached as low as -3 degrees, making it unsafe for anyone to be exposed to these conditions without proper shelter and clothing. Due to the intensity and life-threatening nature of the winter storm, Gov. Kevin […]

Both dine-in and curbside pickup are available as well as ordering online. courtesy @triangletulsa Instagram

Destination Tulsa: Triangle Coffee

Tulsa has so many coffee shops, it can feel somewhat overwhelming with one on almost every block downtown. But that is one of my favorite things about our city, and one of my favorite coffee shops resides in the historic Triangle building for which it got its namesake. It is located at 315 Cincinnati, within […]