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My kingdom for a meal of crab

Jeri Moore, Business Manager

February 17, 2020

The little seafood restaurant on 3801 Call Field Road stands to fill a cajun spiced hole in our local eateries; however, you may need to ask the waitstaff to turn up the spice since the medium I ordered was extremely mild. We took a seat in booths to the right of the door and were quickly waited on. The waitres...

‘You’ season two: the stalking continues

‘You’ season two: the stalking continues

Stephanie Robledo, Reporter

February 11, 2020

After a thrilling season one, the Netflix original You returned with a second season. The new season begins with Joe in Los Angeles where he plans on starting over and escaping his past. He is determined on changing his ways and doing things right with Love, the woman that has caught his eye. At fir...

A Wichitan suggestion: The Mandalorian

A Wichitan suggestion: The Mandalorian

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor

February 11, 2020

You've seen the "baby Yoda" memes; now it's time to watch the show they came from. Despite being set in the familiar Star Wars universe, Disney +'s The Mandalorian doesn't require any prior knowledge of the famous space saga to be enjoyed. For those who are familiar with the Star Wars films, this spa...

“Oh Wonder” is perfect for study vibes

“Oh Wonder” is perfect for study vibes

Christian Evans, Album Reviewer

February 11, 2020

"Oh Wonder" is the name of a very widely successful London based alt-pop duo consisting of a couple, Anthony West and Josephine Vander Gucht. They have played sold-out shows in a multitude of arenas and concert venues from New York City to London and even Paris. They started to really gain popularity...

“The Ranch” captures the good and bad elements of small town life

“The Ranch” captures the good and bad elements of small town life

Dallas Wabbington, Reporter

February 10, 2020

Netflix's original “The Ranch” presented its series finale after 80 episodes of family drama, relationship problems and the risk of losing a family ranch. The Bennetts discover how a family can overcome setbacks regardless of what tries to break them apart through a good laugh and a beer to drink. When...

New Ke$ha FTW

New Ke$ha FTW

Christian Evans, Album Reviewer

February 6, 2020

What, some guy reviewing a Ke$ha album? Yupp that is what is happening here and I have to say this: Girls, Ke$ha is back with her anthem-filled glitzy fourth studio album, High Road. Ke$ha stans will be happy to know that she sticks true to her brand with High Road and releases wave after wave of eup...

Oscars 2020: the best of the best

Oscars 2020: the best of the best

Brian Lang, Film Critic

February 3, 2020

The Oscars are just around the corner and predictions on who will win big are running rampant. Eight films are nominated for the highest honor of Best Picture this year, and this is my take on four of my favorites. One of the top-choices for award pundits is Sam Mendes’s tense war thriller “1917.” Men...

Fazmoz: A taste of the Caribbean in the south

Fazmoz: A taste of the Caribbean in the south

Jeri Moore, Business Manager

February 3, 2020

Fazmoz is a new addition to the Wichita Falls international food scene. Located at 2611 Plaza Pkwy, this new Carribean fare is a great way to think of warm and balmy places while the Texas weather toys with our seasonal sensibilities. The Lyn's Jerk Chicken Burger is a marinated and grilled chicken...

‘You’ shows a different perspective on stalking

‘You’ shows a different perspective on stalking

Stephanie Robledo, Reporter

February 3, 2020

The Netflix series You is based on the novels written by Caroline Kepnes. It is a story that follows Joe who is a charming man that will go to any lengths to become part of the lives of those he loves. The first season revolves around the events within the first novel which focuses on Joe’s love for...

Album review: circles is the perfect unintended posthumous closing curtain

Christian Evans, Reporter

February 2, 2020

Circles is the 49-minute posthumous new album by deceased Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native Malcolm McCormick AKA Mac Miller. Mac Miller tragically passed away two years ago at the age of 26 of an accidental drug overdose, about a month after his last previously released album Swimming. Mac Miller began...

A Wichitan suggestion: The Witcher

A Wichitan suggestion: The Witcher

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor

January 28, 2020

If you're one of the many college students who want to experience the world-building and fantasy drama of HBO's Game of Thrones but don't have the time to watch 73 hour-long episodes, Netflix's The Witcher is the show for you. The Witcher is based upon a series of novels by the same name written...

‘Knives Out’ builds a smart, funny mystery

‘Knives Out’ builds a smart, funny mystery

Brian Lang, Film Critic

December 3, 2019

A murder in an ornate mansion, contentious heirs gathering for a funeral, and an off-kilter detective looking for answers. Rian Johnson’s newest blockbuster “Knives Out” sounds like the setup for a game of “Clue,” but its mystery can’t be solved by the powers of deduction alone. When aut...

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