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‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ rouses and inspires

PHOTO COURTESY OF NETFLIX

Brian Lang, Film Critic

October 23, 2020

You can’t make up a story like this. Eight defendants, a caricature of a judge and the Federal Government square off in Netflix’s new drama “The Trial of the Chicago 7” which covers the trial of the Chicago riots in 1968. Writer/Director Aaron Sorkin helms the project and his trademark snapp...

‘The Devil All The Time’ promises a thrilling story that falls through

Tom Holland

Brian Lang, Film Critic

October 9, 2020

In a year where theaters have been closed and the most exciting movies have been pushed into 2021, any blockbuster film feels like an oasis in the desert. Naturally, I was thrilled to hear about the new Netflix drama “The Devil All The Time” which boasts big names and an exciting cult-based plot...

BSR: Lemon Pepper Chicken

Lemon Chicken

Dallas Wabbington, Reporter

October 9, 2020

This chicken recipe is simple and addicting. After I finished cooking, this dish made me wish I would have cooked with even more chicken, because it was too good to stop after two pieces. Ingredients: 1 pound chicken breasts 1 tablespoon lemon pepper seasoning 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2 lemon...

A Broke Student Recipe: Cream Cheese Chicken Chili

Dallas Wabbington, Reporter

September 25, 2020

This recipe goes beyond traditional chili, and it's my new favorite recipe to cook. The chili is good for a cold night or any time of year. The leftovers are just as good as the first time. Ingredients: 1 can black beans drained 1 can corn undrained 1 can Rotel tomatoes undrained 1 package ranch dressing mix 1 teaspoon onion powd...

A Broke Student Recipe: Spicy cheese-stuffed meatballs

meatballs

Dallas Wabbington, Reporter/Cartoonist

September 2, 2020

Meatballs have always been a classic that we know and love. Stuff them with cheese and you have a mouthwatering creation with a kick. Ingredients: 1/2 pound ground beef pepper jack cheese cubes 4 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 cup parsley 1/2 cup breadcrumbs (alternative: cracker crumbs) 1/...

Logic’s Final Album

Logic last album

Christian Evans, Reporter

September 2, 2020

Gaithersburg, Maryland native, Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, better known by his rapper pseudonym, “Logic” released his sixth and final studio album titled No Pressure on July 24th 2020. I say it is his final because eight days before the album’s release, the rapper announced his abrupt retirement f...

A day in the life: Kayla Khan and her battle with cancer

Hardin building. April 21.

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

June 3, 2020

On Nov. 27, 2019 her life changed. She walked into UT Southwestern Dallas hopeful, and walked out uncertain of her destiny. A life that was once centered around freedom, invincibility and youth drastically transitioned into a life tied to constant doctor’s visits, fear and depression. Kayla Khan, psychology...

The new sports on the block

Taylor Anderson

June 3, 2020

The Wellness Center administration hired a new team member, Cody Ford, as the Assistant Director. Ford started his journey at MSU in 2014 where he received his bachelor's degree in criminal justice and master’s degree in sports administration. Starting as a rec sports player in his freshman year, th...

Graduates sum up their MSU experience in one word

Dallas Wabbington, Bridget Reilly, and Omar Combie

June 3, 2020

Ashma Henry | Computer science graduate One word: fulfilling. "I use this word as in most cases individuals don't know their own strength until strength is the only thing you can rely on to get through the semester. These past years have definitely pushed me past what I thought was my limit, allowing me to develop the abilities and characteri...

Broke student recipes: summer edition

Dallas Wabbington, Journalist/Cartoonist

June 2, 2020

Bruschetta Chicken Pasta This dish is a fresh, summer recipe ready to take over dinner and any event. This pasta is a simple take on a recipe that seems harder than it is, but tastes like time was dedicated into making it. Ingredients: 4 cups diced tomatoes 4 cloves garlic minced 2 ...

Gentefied — a new take on gentrification

Joaquín Cosio, Joseph Julian Soria, Carlos Santos, and Karrie Martin in Gentefied (2020)

Stephanie Robledo, Reporter

May 5, 2020

Gentefied is a Netflix original series that follows the lives of the Morales family. It focuses on three Mexican-American cousins pursuing the American dream; Chris the aspiring chef, Ana the artist, and Erik the father-to-be. Following their dreams becomes difficult as it brings obstacles within thei...

The Wichitan apologizes for fake news

Fake News

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor

April 30, 2020

The Wichitan would like to apologize sincerely and profusely for the spreading of the "fake news" in this article: UN declares 2020 over. In this article we reported that March would mark the start of 2021, but as we enter the heart of April it has become painfully obvious that 2020 is still here. ...

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