L.S. Dunes’ live debut at Riot Fest

The supergroup performed for the first time to a roaring crowd Comprising Anthony Green (Circa Survive), Frank Iero (My Chemical Romance), Tucker Rule (Thursday), Tim Payne (Thursday) and Travis Stever (Coheed & Cambria), L.S. Dunes is a supergroup that takes that term to a new level entirely. Merging pop-punk and hardcore, L.S. Dunes made their […]

Not your typical concert: My Chemical Romance’s festival return

Punk powerhouse My Chemical Romance played their first festival since their breakup in 2013 earlier this month at Riot Fest. From the get-go, the concert was unlike any other. As the band took the stage, lead singer Gerard Way’s eccentric ensemble immediately stole the show with what can only be described as half Jackie O, […]

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Music and Mayhem with Maddie

In this weekly column, our managing editor Maddie Walters talks to musicians about their craft. Music and Mayhem with Maddie continues with Philadelphia’s Roger Harvey. Harvey’s first two albums, “Twelve Houses” and “Two Coyotes,” show his journey as an artist, working his way through the genres of punk, alt-rock and indie. In 2019, he found […]

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Music and Mayhem with Maddie

In this weekly column, our managing editor Maddie Walters talks to musicians about their craft. Music and Mayhem with Maddie kicks off its inaugural interview with New Jersey’s Modern Chemistry. Closing in on a decade as a band, Joe Zorzi and Brendan Hourican make up this alternative indie band that has toured with the likes […]

Perks to take advantage of as a student at the University of Tulsa

Let’s be candid. For the next four years, you’ve officially earned the title of “broke college student.” Money can be tight sometimes but that shouldn’t mean you’re unable to have fun. In fact, as a student here at the University of Tulsa, you receive certain perks from the university itself and local businesses. Starting with […]

Ariane DeBose was the first openly queer woman to win an Oscar. courtesy Trusted Reviews

2022 Oscar Wins overshadowed by drama

The 94th Academy Awards featured movies, actors and commotion unlike any other year. This year’s Academy Awards are likely to go down in history for multiple reasons, though it’s unfortunate that most of the accomplishments will be overshadowed by the drama that took place during the ceremony. Regardless, the 94th Academy Awards were full of […]

Weezer released "SZNZ: Spring" on March 20. courtesy Picador

Weezer’s “SZNZ: Spring” EP offers optimism

The first of four seasonal EP releases, Weezer’s “SZNZ: Spring” delivers upbeat songs inspired by Vivaldi’s “Spring” movement. Earlier this month, Weezer announced their plan to release four EPs, each one coordinating with the change of season. The first EP of the tetralogy, “SZNZ: Spring,” released on the spring equinox, March 20. In an Instagram […]

"Devil House" was published in January 2022. courtesy Picador

“Devil House” an excruciatingly addictive read

John Darnielle’s “Devil House” follows a true crime writer who moves into a home where two brutal murders took place Perhaps one of the most troubling aspects of reading true crime novels — besides the profitting due to the suffering of others — is the author’s inability to make the victims and murderers seem like […]

There are 24 death row inmates involved in the lawsuit concerning Oklahoma's lethal injection protocols. courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Oklahoma executes Donald Grant by lethal injection

Grant’s execution comes with controversy as he was denied the right to be a part of a lawsuit concerning Oklahoma’s lethal injection protocols. On Jan. 27, Oklahoma executed its third death row inmate, Donald Grant, since resuming capital punishment after the botched executions of Clayton Derrell Lockett and John Marion Grant. Grant was a 46-year-old […]