Regina King delivers a stunning performance as retired TPD officer, Angela Abar. courtesy HBO

“Watchmen” reimagines Moore’s comic in Tulsa history

Lindelof’s storytelling and King’s acting prowess shine amongst a show astounding critics only four episodes in. When HBO announced it would be following up Alan Moore’s seminal work with a series created by Dameon Lindelof of “Lost” and “The Leftovers” fame, viewers had mixed reactions. “Watchmen” is considered one of the most impactful graphic novels […]

O’Rourke could end up being appointed by a future Democrat president. courtesy Flickr

O’Rourke’s campaign over, will remain influential

Critics are labeling O’Rourke’s early exit a failure, but this misses an important point. On Friday, Beto O’Rourke’s ill-fated bid at the Democratic nomination for President came to an end. This news came just before the former Congressman was scheduled to speak at an event in Iowa. Though many have already described O’Rourke’s run as […]

Samantha Powers spoke on gender inequality in political spaces. courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Samantha Powers releases newest book promoting human rights

Powers spoke about her recently released book, “The Education of an Idealist.” Currently on tour around the nation promoting her new book “The Education of an Idealist,” former United States Ambassador to the United Nations and current Harvard professor Samantha Power spoke at Tulsa’s Congregation B’nai Emunah synagogue on Tuesday in an event hosted by […]

Bulgarian soccer fans chant slurs at England match

Commentary Editor Chris Lierly details last Monday’s incident in which fans chanted racial slurs loud enough to force referees to stop the game. On Monday Oct. 14, Bulgaria and England played in a qualifying match for the Euro 2020 tournament, but the 6-0 England win will not be remembered for what happened on the field. […]

Texas fans have a reputation for complaining about other teams’ sportsmanship more than most other fanbases graphic by Brennen Gray

“Horns Down” symbol ruled unsportsmanlike

Horns down, snowflakes; commentary editor Chris Lierly covers the controversy over the University of Oklahoma’s spirit squad being told not to use the iconic hand gesture. This week, it was reported by The OU Daily that the OU Spirit Squad was “heavily encouraged” to not use the “horns down” hand sign when the Sooner football […]

Board offers faculty chance to undo True Commitment, offers new plan

Despite restrictions on time and data, administration and faculty senate leadership are hopeful for this new alternative. It has been a tumultuous few weeks for TU’s administration, beginning with the Faculty Senate’s vote to hold TU responsible for violating their constitution and ending with its ramifications: a mounting prospect of a no-confidence vote against Provost […]

Thank you, next: seven rings for Tom Brady

NFL journalist Chris Lierly makes the case that adding Antonio Brown to the Patriots makes New England the favorites to win the 2020 Super Bowl. Although no one probably wants to admit it, the Patriots have been a contender for Super Bowl LIV champions since they won their last ring, regardless of how old Tom […]

What happened to Manchester United?

Commentary Editor Chris Lierly discusses the Premier League team’s shockingly poor performance at the start of the season. A new Premier League season means everyone gets to start their record anew and forget about last season’s mistakes. That is, unless you are Ole Gunnar Solskjær and Manchester United. The Red Devils fired manager Jose Mourinho […]

Premier League update

Soccer expert Chris Lierly outlines who is ahead in England’s highest level of competition, and why. Table After Matchday 4 LIVERPOOL F.C. Current Fowrm: WWWW Liverpool was the only team to exit matchday three with a perfect record after thrashing Arsenal 3-1 at Anfield. Though the European Champions made little to no changes during the […]

TU student shared racist and homophobic messages

Former statewide Chair of College Republicans Sheridan Nolen posted offensive memes, inciting controversy among party figures. On March 7, the OU student newspaper, OU Daily, leaked multiple screenshots from the OU College Republicans GroupMe that contained explicitly racist, homophobic and otherwise insensitive content. The president of OU College Republicans, Luke Harshaw, was present in a […]