Archives for April 5, 2017

Short Term 12: a Netflix gem

I always wince when I hear the phrase: "Netflix doesn't have any good movies." One reason that I think many people come to this conclusion is because they overlook a major film genre that is incredibly important: the independent film. You see, I can agree that Netflix did not provide many well … [Read more...]

Language department to add Parseltongue

SATIRE Students are lining the halls and sidewalks of Bea Wood, like squatters on Black Friday outside a Best Buy, to register for the language department's newest course: Parseltongue. The line of more than 90 students formed at 5 a.m. the day after the fall 2017 class schedule was posted. Because … [Read more...]

Eli Young Band helps close out D&D concerts

Answering the phone with a raspy, tired voice, Mike Eli of Eli Young Band admitted he partied a little too hard the night before. "I'm a little hungover, if we're being honest," Eli said in between laughs. Eli Young Band, American contemporary country music band, has been performing in Wichita … [Read more...]

For sale: rocks, minerals and bismuth crystals

Rocks, stones and minerals both old and dirty, dense and smooth, tiny and shiny, were put on display for sale in the hallway of the Bolin science hall on March 29 and 30 to raise funds for the Geoscience Club's field trips and club outings in the future. Of all the earthly bodies available, it was … [Read more...]

Foreign languages department hosts trilingual café on April 10

The foreign languages department will be hosting a trilingual café on Monday, April 10 from 2-4 p.m. in the atrium. The event is free to all students and faculty on campus who want to learn more about foreign languages and get a taste of the different cultures. German professor, Dr. Yvonne Franke … [Read more...]

Moffett Movie Madness: Rocky Horror Picture Show

Toilet paper flew at the screen. Rice and confetti thrown into the air. Water guns squirted in all directions. Shouts of obscenity could be heard in the audience throughout the film. Normally these are all signs of a terrible time, but on this night it was all part of the show. It was Moffett … [Read more...]

Knives are tools to local business

While crushing misconceptions and offering knife sharpening services, The Knife Guys sells knives, swords, armor and more. Phillip Watkins, co-owner and president, said, “The biggest misconception about knives is that they’re weapons, but we believe they’re tools. A butcher knife could be … [Read more...]

Engineers use drone to map trees on campus

CHECK OUT THEIR MAPS The Engineers for a Sustainable World started a campus drone mapping project on March 30 to discover the number of trees on campus. The drone took off at McCoy Engineering Hall to map the entire campus on a pre-programmed flight. Suman Bhandari, mechanical engineering … [Read more...]

After hours art walk invites public to explore downtown

Entering into Frank & Joe's on bright, sunny, clear-skied Monday with her paint stained clothing, a friendly smile graced her face and reached her eyes. Wichita Falls Art Association president and muralist, Audra Lambert entered into the building wearing her red-framed glasses, ready to share … [Read more...]

Downtown development to brighten up the city

As he sits behind his desk, he cannot help but speak with enthusiasm in his voice and a twinkle in his eye while he shares his vision for downtown Wichita Falls. He smiles as he communicates his ideas of buildings bathed in light, choreographed to the sounds of music as they dance along and dazzle … [Read more...]