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I Prevail nails it with ‘Trauma’

Justin Garner, Reporter

April 9, 2019

The development of I Prevail is incredible.  Going from a really good metalcore album to a potential game changer, they just won't stop getting better.  I remember telling a friend right after we heard the Heart vs. Mind EP, "These guys are going to be one of the biggest bands on the planet by their third album."  This did nothing but make m...

Question of the Week: What organizations are you in?

Question of the Week: What organizations are you in?

Alana Earle, Reporter

April 2, 2019

Finding your place on campus can be tricky, especially if you're new on campus. We asked students what organizations they are apart of and why those organizations are important to them. What organizations are you apart of and why? Micheal Gonzales, criminal justice junior | "Omega Delta Phi, [I] jo...

‘Us’ leaves you looking for answers

‘Us’ leaves you looking for answers

Chloe Phillips

April 2, 2019

Jordan Peele, the creator of 2017 horror film and breakout hit 'Get Out', has released the highly anticipated film 'Us'. 'Us' is a horror film about main character/protagonist Adelaide Wilson (Lupita Nyong'o) and her family encountering doppelgänger-like visitors during their trip to their beach house ...

Late Night Steak-Out

Late Night Steak-Out

Aquila Freeney, Business manager

April 2, 2019

March 30, some friends and I decided to go out of town for a bit and we came back super late so naturally, I was starving. I suggested McDonald's because I knew it was open since it was 1 a.m., but on the way there I spotted a food truck so I figured "why not?" Here in Wichita Falls, food trucks are...

Mazzio’s buffet fills the stomach

Mazzio’s buffet fills the stomach

March 27, 2019

I am not originally a fan of pizza, but Mazzio's surprised me. My boyfriend and I arrived at Mazzio's March 25 to try it out for the first time. We were warmly welcomed at the door by a nice young lady and she helped us decide on the buffet. Mazzio's has a variety of options from calzones to pasta...

‘Captain Marvel’ an exciting and powerful origin story

‘Captain Marvel’ an exciting and powerful origin story

Brian Lang, Film Critic

March 26, 2019

Ever since Thanos snapped and half of the world’s population turned to dust last spring, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been on edge. It seems like no amount of superhero films can satisfy us until we see what’s going to happen next to “Earth’s mightiest heroes” but unfortunately, we still hav...

Chartwells uses Rockbot’s music filter

Justin Garner, Reporter

March 6, 2019

Censorship sucks, especially when there’s not much justification for it.  In Maverick’s Corner and Starbucks, the Chartwells staff uses an app called Rockbot, with which you can request a song to be played. Here, many songs and artists have been labeled as “explicit content."  There are two...

Mexican food that will make your heart happy

Mexican food that will make your heart happy

Alyssa Mitchell, Editor

March 5, 2019

On a whim, my boyfriend and I went to dinner at El Tapatio March 4. We arrived at about 6 p.m. and were sat almost immediately. Our waiter came to get our drink orders and within ten minutes of being sat and getting my drink, I was able to order my dinner and have it placed in front of me. The feel...

‘Greta’ a silly after-school special

‘Greta’ a silly after-school special

Brian Lang, Film Critic

March 5, 2019

Picture this: you’re riding the subway in New York City when you spot a handbag that must have been left behind on one of the seats. Most passengers would ignore the bag, a few might heed the warnings given by the MTA and call the authorities, but Francis, the protagonist in Neil Jordan’s new psycholo...

Question of the Week: Transitioning to an HSI

Question of the Week: Transitioning to an HSI

Clarissa Alvarado

March 4, 2019

This week, we asked the student body to give their opinions on how they feel about MSU transitioning to a Hispanic Serving Institution. How do you feel about MSU becoming a Hispanic Serving Institution? Joselin Flores, business management freshman | “I would like to see more networking with Hispanic leaders throu...

‘BlacKkKlansman’ a honest and terrifying look at civil rights

‘BlacKkKlansman’ a honest and terrifying look at civil rights

Brian Lang, Film Critic

February 26, 2019

In 1978 Ron Stallworth, the first black police officer in Colorado Springs history, convinced a member of the Ku Klux Klan that he was a white supremacist. “BlacKkKlansman,” a film that’s almost to wild to be true, recreates the fascinating and often terrifying ride of Officer Stallworth and his j...

Peace, love and Namaste

Peace, love and Namaste

Aquila Freeney, Business manager

February 26, 2019

I decided to branch out of my comfort zone and try a restaurant someone suggested, Namaste. As always, I did my research before heading to the restaurant. I looked online to find out where it was located and what kind of food they serve. I saw it was just around the corner, close by the MSU police station. Never in...

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