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The Slow Rush is Tame Impala at his finest

The Slow Rush is Tame Impala at his finest

Christian Evans, Album Reviewer

March 3, 2020

The Slow Rush is the fourth studio album by Australian born producer and songwriter, Kevin Parker, better known by his stage name Tame Impala. The Slow Rush comes five years after Tame Impala’s last release, which was Currents, an album that went on to win Best Rock Album and Album of the Year at th...

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...

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...

Play involves students in social discussion

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor

January 28, 2020

The Defamation Experience, a play by Todd Logan, instigated discussion among the 76 students in attendance at the Akin Auditorium Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 3:30 p.m. The play, presented by the MOSIAC Cross Cultural Center, told the story of the fictional court case, Wade v. Golden. Regina Wade (Krystel...

Venom is fun, but not well-written

Venom is fun, but not well-written

Jeri Moore, Reporter

October 31, 2018

The pace of Venom is fast, choppy, and a little hard to follow due to both the writing and editing of the storyline. The journey that Venom's nemesis, the symbiote Riot, makes to get to its final destination is one of the reasons that it becomes so confusing. The audience sees sporadic footage of the symbi...

Students rush to see ‘Black Panther’

Brian Lang

February 20, 2018

The smell of popcorn and hum of a crowd filled the Wichita Falls Cinemark Friday, Feb. 16 as the community congregated to see Marvel’s newest superhero movie, "Black Panther." While people waited in line, many wore African style clothing along with Marvel attire and discussed their excitement for the film. The anticipation was electrify...

Inman: ‘Stranger Things’ has taken over my life

Inman: ‘Stranger Things’ has taken over my life

The Wichitan

November 7, 2017

I’ll admit I was pretty late to jump on the "Stranger Things" bandwagon, and after binge-watching it over the span of two days, I now know that the hype surrounding the show is well-deserved. It has taken over my life. The writers did an excellent job of combining a sci-fi/fantasy se...

New retail store to replace Hastings

New retail store to replace Hastings

Abby Jetton

March 30, 2017

Mississippi-based Dirt Cheap retail store will soon be making its way to Wichita Falls. Dirt Cheap will be taking the spot of the old Hastings location on Southwest Parkway. Dirt Cheap website describes itself as a "bargainer's paradise." The 18-year-old retail store is known for having private...

Dallas Poetry Slam Team to perform downtown Feb. 18

Dallas Poetry Slam Team to perform downtown Feb. 18

Robin Reid

February 15, 2017

The Dallas Poetry Slam Team will be performing a two-hour feature on Feb. 18 at 2011 Bistro, beginning at 10 p.m. The event, Black Love, is focused on celebrating the month of love and Black History Month. Dallas Poetry Slam Team focuses on art and spoken word as more than just a show to entertain gu...

Valentine’s crafts help show students’ creativity

Joanne Ortega

February 8, 2017

A Valentine’s craft class will be held on Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. in the Kiowa Room at the Clark Student Center. Special Events Coordinator Cynthia Cummings will lead the class and show students how to create a personalized piece which they can keep for themselves or give away.It will consist of students being g...

New trampoline park opens in Wichita Falls

New trampoline park opens in Wichita Falls

Emily Carroll

February 3, 2016

It was the day before opening, and the Gold Coats  of the Chamber of Commerce stand in front of the doors to Urban Air to welcome a new trampoline park off Kemp Blvd. to the community. Kids ran circles around their families as they waited for a VIP opening of the park. As the doors opened, the ch...

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