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Pinning it up!

Kaja Salsman

November 8, 2011


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Do you remember your mother grabbing her favorite pair of scissors, her sparkly horn-rimmed glasses and her latest Good Housekeeping magazine? Okay, maybe that’s a bit dramatic. But seriously, do you remember your mom clipping nearly everything that caught her eye and using thumbtacks or push ...

This girl plays games

Kaja Salsman

November 8, 2011


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Gamers rejoice. The much anticipated Modern Warfare 3 (MW3) was released Tuesday. What exactly makes this game, developed by Infinity Ward, different than the previous versions? To be honest, not too much. The game hold true to the  same old idea: shoot to kill and kill to win. No need...

Review: Live.Love.A$AP

Orlando Flores Jr.

November 8, 2011


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The trend of releasing mixtapes over proper albums in the world of hip-hop and rap music has seen an extensive increase within the last few years. While some will argue whether or not this is due in part to Lil Wayne’s successful run of mixtapes that predate the release of the first Tha Carter album,...

Cleaning the stress away

Cleaning the stress away

Rachel Bingham

November 1, 2011


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One thing that affects all college kids is stress, and stress levels are about to skyrocket.  Final exams are drawing near - and that means students need to prepare and study ahead of time to avoid high stress. But unfortunately, most college students don’t begin studying until the last minute,...

November is going to be a hairy month

November is going to be a hairy month

Kristina Davidson

November 1, 2011


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All around the nation, men (and some women) on college campuses are choosing a more natural approach when it comes to dealing with body hair. “No-shave November” is a time when the razors are temporarily cast aside and the true beast of a man is revealed. The rules are simple: 1. Shave at the beginning of the...

Wale strives for Ambition

Wale strives for Ambition

Joseph Chretien

November 1, 2011


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Ambition has played a big roll in Wale Folarin’s career thus far. His ambition to stretch boundaries lead him to rap over popular dance tracks by J.U.S.T.I.C.E. and recruit members of the Seinfeld cast for his aptly titled “Mixtape About Nothing” which won him a “mixtape of the year” award in 2008. ...

Kim and Kris end their summer bliss

The Wichitan

November 1, 2011


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By C.J. / MCT Only 72 days after a ridiculous $10 million wedding, the Kris Humphries- Kim Kardashian union looks like a Grimm Fairy Tale, indeed, with her filing for divorce Monday. That’s $138,000 for each day, according to calculations by TMZ.com, which has been on top of the confirmed br...

Coldplay returns with Mylo Xyloto

Coldplay returns with Mylo Xyloto

Joseph Chretien

October 25, 2011


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The title of Coldplay’s fifth release has no preempted meaning. With the power of Google, the foursome searched Mylo Xyloto and found no set significance of the words together We wanted to have something that didn’t mean anything else. We made up ‘Xyloto. Mylo Xyloto doesn’t bring any meaning with it, so in...

Zombies and pirates and Gagas, oh my!

Zombies and pirates and Gagas, oh my!

Rachel Bingham

October 25, 2011


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Zombies and pirates and Gagas, oh my!  Halloween is the one day out of the year you can be something or someone you’re not.  Blue wigs, false eyelashes and cheaply made witches robes line the isles of Wal-Mart, Target, and the local Halloween shop that’s only open in the fall.  Some costumes look...

Lebron Flocka James 3

Lebron Flocka James 3

Orlando Flores Jr.

October 25, 2011


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It would have been nearly impossible to predict the success that Waka Flocka Flame would have had a year ago when he released his debut album Flockaveli. Despite all the claims that he’s not a real MC, he’s uneducated and ultimately ruining hip-hop, Waka Flocka has somehow survived the naysayers and bad press to carve out a n...

Calle Ocho Festival returns to The Falls

Calle Ocho Festival returns to The Falls

Kristina Davidson

October 18, 2011


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Live music, food and carnival games filled Eighth Street in Wichita Falls Saturday for the second annual Calle Ocho Festival. The festival celebrated the end of Hispanic Heritage Month. MSU students involved with Project BOW (Bilingual/ESL Opportunities Window) fundraised and recruited potential p...

Makeup artists’ best-kept secrets

Makeup artists’ best-kept secrets

Rachel Bingham

October 18, 2011


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Getting a makeover at a cosmetic counter always makes a girl feel like a princess.  The makeup commonly looks better than anything she could have done herself, and she never knows how to replicate it. But makeup artists have hidden secrets.  They know how to handle brushes and apply products properly. ...

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