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Lead actress Jenna Ortega portrays the eccentric Wednesday Addams in Netflixs new show, Wednesday, 2022. Photo courtesy of Netflix.

“Wednesday” is the series Netflix needs to save its streaming service

Joey Arthur, Entertainment Editor December 2, 2022

It is not news to anyone that Netflix has been failing as a streaming service. From their discontinuation of “Julie and the Phantoms,” an extremely popular show that brought them very much needed revenue...

“Lift Me Up” is a song about feeling hurt and going through emotional pain but also needing the comfort and support of a loved one, 2022. Photo courtesy of Westbury Road.

The Wichitan’s Song of the week: “Lift Me Up”

Joey Arthur, Reporter November 18, 2022

Welcome back to this week’s edition of The Wichitan’s song of the week.  In celebration of the life and legacy of the late Chadwick Boseman and in response to Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther: Wakanda...

Lead actress Letitia Wright plays Shuri, sister to the late Bosemans character, TChalla, 2022. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios.

“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” is a perfect tribute to the life and legacy of the late Chadwick Boseman

Joey Arthur, Reporter November 18, 2022

After the tragic news of Chadwick Boseman’s death, Marvel Studios in collaboration with director Ryan Coogler scrapped their original idea for the Black Panther sequel to honor Boseman’s legacy with...

CHARLIE is Charlie Puths third studio album, 2022. Puth released this album after scrapping original progress in 2020 and reconsidering his approach. Photo courtesy of Atlantic Records.

Charlie Puth proves why he is a musical genius in his new album, “CHARLIE”

Joey Arthur, Reporter October 21, 2022

From making viral songs on YouTube in 2010 to being a 12-time Grammy winner, Charles Otto Puth Jr most commonly known as Charlie Puth is breaking the internet with his new third album, “CHARLIE.” Different...

Nigerian singer Tems covers Bob Marleys No Woman, No Cry in collaboration with Marvel to create hype for the upcoming Black Pather sequel, 2022. Photo courtesy of MARVEL.

Tems rendition of Bob Marley’s song, “No Woman, No Cry” is set to present Marvel with another Oscar

Joey Arthur, Reporter October 7, 2022

In anticipation of “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” and to get fans excited for the sequel, Marvel released a teaser trailer which featured a rendition of a popular reggae song “No Woman, No Cry.”...

Efecto is part of Bad Bunnys fifth studio album, Un Verano Sin Ti, 2022. Photo courtesy of Rimas.

The Wichitan’s Song of the Week: “Efecto”

Joey Arthur, Reporter October 7, 2022

Welcome to the first edition of The Wichitan’s song of the week for the 2022-2023 academic year. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the song of this week is “Efecto” by Puerto Rican singer...

DC has a large cast of heroes, larger than Marvels. Photo courtesy of DC Studios.

Opinion: Why DC is better than Marvel

Joey Arthur, Reporter October 7, 2022

Comic books and their characters have had a huge impact on my childhood and the childhood of so many people across the world. From dressing up as Batman for Halloween to the new "Black Panther" movie coming...

Zendaya stands with her Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, wearing a dress inspired by old Hollywood actresses, Sept. 2022. Photo courtesy of Zendaya.

Zendaya at the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards

Joey Arthur, Reporter September 23, 2022

On Sept. 12, 2022, The Academy of Television Arts and Science presented its 74th Primetime Emmy Awards. Hosted by "Saturday Night Live" actor and comedian Kenan Thompson, the Emmys is a night of recognition...

RENAISSANCE is Beyoncés seventh studio album. Photo courtesy of Parkwood Entertainment.

“RENAISSANCE”: A testament to the genius of Beyoncé

Joey Arthur, Reporter September 9, 2022

In the past, Beyoncé has given her fans phenomenal and award-winning singles, albums and music videos, and after a three-year hiatus, she is back with another groundbreaking hit album, “RENAISSANCE.”...

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Things to do in Wichita Falls this Summer

Thalia Doe, Feature Editor May 20, 2022

For some of us, summer is just around the corner, and for others, summer has officially arrived. Whether you’re in it already or not, the Texas heat sure has us feeling all the summer vibes. Along with...

Xochitl Gomez, Benedict Wong and Benedict Cumberbatch all star in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, 2022.

Top 10 movies to watch this summer

Joey Arthur, Reporter May 20, 2022

With the stress of finals finally behind us and the end of the academic year also in the rearview mirror, students finally get a break from school this summer - and what could be a better way to enjoy...

Young Adam Reed, played by Walker Scobell, and older Adam, played by Ryan Reynolds, walk through the woods.

“The Adam Project” The excellence of Ryan Reynolds and the emergence of Walker Scobell

Joey Arthur, Reporter April 22, 2022

"The Adam Project" is a Netflix original that has taken the world by storm. Directed by Shawn Levy, "The Adam Project" is about 40-year-old Adam Reed (Ryan Reynolds) who, after losing his wife, travels...

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