On Tuesday night, the University of Oklahoma Undergraduate Student Congress passed a resolution removing the Pledge of Allegiance from the congressional agenda. "I think that’s just pretty much a load of crap,” Philip Aldridge, an OU student, said. This is the first time the Pledge of Allegiance has been removed from the congressional agenda since...

A metro area church expected to draw a large crowd for the viewing of relics of an Italian Catholic saint on Friday. Those expectations were well founded as an estimated 3,000 people had viewed the relics of St. Pio of Pietrelcina by 3 p.m. at Christ the King Catholic Church, 8005 Dorset Drive. At times, the line to get into the house of worship sn...

Un lungo viaggio nell'America profonda alla ricerca dei discendenti di minatori, contadini e pescatori, emigrati più di un secolo fa per dare vita a comunità italiane in ogni angolo dell'enorme nazione che si aprì davanti ai loro occhi dopo lo sbarco a Ellis Island. Si intitola “Italian American Country” il progetto ideato e curato da Paolo Battagl...

Making their United States debut, the Four Italian Tenors will perform an evening of operatic tenor hits at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at Armstrong Auditorium to begin the 2019-20 Performing Arts Series. “This group represents some of the finest talent in the newest generation of world-class tenors,” Armstrong Auditorium Concert Manager...

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Italian fare? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Tulsa, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to meet your needs. 1. Andolini's Pizzeria Topping the list is Andolini's Pizzeria. Located at 1552 E. 15th St. in Swan Lake, the Italia...

A co-worker told me about an off-menu item at the new Puopolo’s Italian Ice & Creamery. “Just ask for the Uncle Dan,” she said. “They will know what you want, and you have to try it.” So, by golly, I did just that, and it was delicious. The Uncle Dan had a bottom layer of vanilla soft-serve ice cream, a middle section of sour apple Italian ice and...

The Thunder obtained Danilo Gallinari from the Clippers in the Paul George trade on Saturday. Gallinari’s future is not certain; it’s always possible he could be packaged in another trade. But in case Gallinari stays with the Thunder, here are 10 things you might not have known or remembered about the 6-foot-10 Italian: 1. Gallinari’s nickname is “...

Around 1 a.m. this morning, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the Oklahoma City Thunder will be trading superstar Paul George to the Los Angeles Clippers for Danilo Gallinari, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and a bevy of future draft picks. The news shocked Thunder fans and sent reverberations around the NBA world, as Wojnarowski also reported that...

Anthony Fabrizio received the Black & Gold Communications Scholarship presented by the McAlester News-Capital during the McAlester High School’s senior assembly Monday at S. Arch Auditorium — where MHS seniors were awarded about $2.6 million in scholarships. The McAlester High School senior was a member of McAlester’s student publication, which is...

McAlester's Italian Festival will once again feature Italian food, lots of live music and all sorts of arts and crafts booths — but it does include a major change when compared to festivals of years past. This year's annual Italian festival is set for Friday and Saturday, May 10 and 11 at the Southeast Expo Center and Pittsburg County Fairgrounds....