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Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in Candyman

“Candyman” is well-made with a very flawed screenplay

Joseph Nelson, Entertainment Editor September 15, 2021

Any movie involving mirrors should employ a visionary director who knows where to put a camera, and Nia DeCosta sets an appropriate tone for this 90s reboot, with atmospheric lighting, unique imagery and...

Apple reveals next generation of tech

Jaime Alemán, Reporter September 15, 2021

*Columns are the opinions of their respective authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Wichitan as an organization.* The Fall 2021 academic year always reminds us of football games,...

Courtesy of 20th Century Fox.

“Free Guy” is fun and heartfelt, but its themes fall flat

Joseph Nelson September 1, 2021

“Free Guy” depicts a massively multiplayer online game in which a nonplayable character suddenly develops self-awarenes.  The NPC begins interacting with his virtual domain in ways that reverberate...

Ace Sushi is a new restaurant in the Clark Student Center at MSU

Roll up to Ace Sushi

Soleil Weeks September 1, 2021

Ace Sushi, MSU’s newest addition to campus dining options is everything sushi-loving students could ask for and more! In my opinion, it’s pretty delicious and there are so many options to choose from...

(Left Center-Right Center) ANTHONY RAMOS as Usnavi and MELISSA BARRERA as Vanessa in Warner Bros. Pictures’ “IN THE HEIGHTS,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.

Taking a look at the summer’s most anticipated movies

Joseph Nelson, Entertainment Editor May 24, 2021

Whether they're going back home or staying in Wichita Falls, MSU Texas students will hopefully spend some free time frequenting their local movie theaters this summer.  Not only has the film industry...

The exterior of Collective Coffee, May 16.

Too simple? – A Collective Coffee Review

Godwin C. Ukaa, Writer May 23, 2021

Collective Coffee & Community, the brainchild of three young and vibrant entrepreneurs, opened its first store location last month on the corner of Midwestern Parkway and Taft Boulevard. The newcomer...

Julia Garner in The Assistant (2019)

“The Assistant” is a valuable commentary but not a blockbuster

Joseph Nelson, Reporter April 18, 2021

"The Assistant" is set in a New York film production office, where a receptionist endures condescension, belittlement and gaslighting from her co-workers. This gaslighting happens as a consequence of the...

Finance sophmore, Peyton Lewis, practices long jump in an effort to futher her abilities.

Track is taking off and breaking records

Thalia Doe, Reporter March 29, 2021

Peyton Lewis, track captain and finance sophomore, broke the record set in 1993 for MSU triple jump mark on Saturday, March 13 at the meet against UT Tyler at the Ice Breaker Classic. “My goal...

The HTeaO Experience

Godwin C. Ukaa, Writer March 26, 2021

Sweet or unsweet tea is usually the option offered when purchasing iced tea, but that's about to change.  Imagine having over 20 different iced tea options, brewed with double-pass reverse osmosis...

Paul Bethany and Elizabeth Olsen in WandaVision (2021).

‘WandaVision’ studies love and spins mysteries

Brian Lang, Film Critic March 13, 2021

Marvel’s stab at creating Disney+ tv shows is off to a strong start with their new hit “WandaVision,” proving that although their classic characters haven’t been on the big screens in over a year,...

Nomadland

‘Nomadland’ is the road trip of a lifetime

Brian Lang, Film Critic February 28, 2021

For Fern (Frances McDormand) there’s never a question of “Are we there yet?” The main character of Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland” (now streaming on Hulu) has no home and no clear destination in sight...

Palm Springs poster

‘Palm Springs’ explores the meaning of the perfect day

Brian Lang, Film Critic February 9, 2021

“It’s gonna be a great wedding!” That’s the first thing “Palm Springs” bridesmaid Sarah hears every morning when her eyes pop open. The unfortunate part is that she’s not going to weddings...

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