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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...

Economic development: The future of Wichita Falls

Economic development: The future of Wichita Falls

Robert Hillard

December 4, 2015

Economic development | Enrollment | Budget | Nursing | Housing | International enrollment | Crime | Greek life Oil and gas have been major contributors to the economy of Wichita Falls since 1918, when oil was first found in Burkburnett. There are declines in these industries. Since oil will not be a...

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