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(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...

Bridgerton

‘Bridgerton’ is the silly show we need right now

Brian Lang, Film Critic February 1, 2021

The combination of January’s cold weather and social-distancing measures has us glued to our couches more than ever. Some argue that now is the perfect time to catch up on classic movies you’ve missed,...

“How the cookie Crumbls” – A Crumbl Cookies Review

Godwin C. Ukaa, Writer February 1, 2021

  Star Rating: 3.9 stars (out of five). See below for detailed scores. Wichita Falls welcomed a new member to its already vibrant food business catalog, Crumbl Cookies, on Jan. 21. Established...

Wonder Woman

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ is a colorful joyride with a couple of bumps

Brian Lang, Film Critic January 18, 2021

The supers have returned. After a year-long hiatus from the silver screen, DC and HBO Max have brought superheroes back with “Wonder Woman 1984,” and while Wonder Woman isn’t saving the day on the...

the prom

Netflix’s ‘The Prom’ is a splashy but disappointing mess

Brian Lang, Film Critic December 28, 2020

What do you get when you combine musical theater, a Netflix-sized budget and a grab bag of celebrities? A mess.  Netflix and Ryan Murphy (Glee), along with a gaggle of big-name actors, have teamed...

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