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“Oh Wonder” is perfect for study vibes

Oh Wonder

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

Ashton Kutcher, Sam Elliot, and Danny Masterson in The Ranch (2016) courtesy of IMDb

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

Ke$ha

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

Timothée Chalamet and Florence Pugh in Little Women (2019)

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

Joe

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 3, 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

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

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...

Broke student recipes

Dallas Wabbington, Reporter

December 2, 2019

With the holidays around the corner, food dishes are a must, so why not take the lazy way out? This oven-baked cheesy potato recipe requires patience, a few ingredients and a big stomach. Ingredients 3 Yukon potatoes (serves 4) 2/3 cup milk 3/4 heavy cream 2 cloves garlic (minced) ...

Broke student recipes

Dallas Wabbington, Reporter

November 13, 2019

It’s hard to get home-cooked meals away from home while also not spending a lot of money. This recipe allows students to cook Alfredo from scratch without breaking the bank. Chicken Alfredo is a personal favorite of mine and I want to share this easy yet tasty recipe. Ingredients: 2 chicken breasts ...

‘Last Christmas’ is sweet but forgettable

Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding in Last Christmas (2019)

Brian Lang, Film Critic

November 11, 2019

Even though it’s not yet Thanksgiving, for many people, Christmastime is already here. As the holiday season approaches, many avid Christmas fans break out their favorite cheesy rom-coms, and now they can add Paul Feig’s sweet and silly “Last Christmas” to their annual rotation. The film ce...

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