IT remake: a safe yet good film

I will be the first to admit that I was not rooting for "It." After hearing about the original director (Cary Fukunaga) leaving the project due to creative differences with the studio, I had doubts about the direction of the project. Fukunaga is responsible for directing the beautiful film, "Beasts … [Read more...]

Theaters, summer hits, and movies to come

Welcome, new students, to MSU and to Wichita Falls (if you're not local to the area). Now, if you're like me and you came from a bigger city filled with more to do, then you might come to be a little bored within the next four years. Don't worry. You have me, Tyler Manning. I am here to inform you, … [Read more...]

Administration fills executive position

With Randy Kirkpatrick's retirement, the university welcomed a new executive position. David Sanchez, new chief information officer, joined university faculty after serving more than 25 years in various information technology positions at the University of New Mexico. He will be accompanied by his … [Read more...]

Upgrades made to Protho-Yeager’s computer lab

Within the last few weeks, computer technicians changed and upgraded the computer lab in Protho-Yeager's Bea Wood Hall. Technicians have re-imaged the computers and have addressed technical problems that plagued users in the past. However, the computer lab is no longer considered open-access to … [Read more...]

Faculty profiles hacked, temporarily shut down

After hackers broke into the university directory last week, professors around campus began getting notifications that their pages had been hacked and found links alleging that all faculty support abortion. Campus webmaster Matthew Shirey verified that the database had been hacked and shut down … [Read more...]