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(Left Center-Right Center) ANTHONY RAMOS as Usnavi and MELISSA BARRERA as Vanessa in Warner Bros. Pictures’ “IN THE HEIGHTS,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.

Taking a look at the summer’s most anticipated movies

Joseph Nelson, Entertainment Editor May 24, 2021

Whether they're going back home or staying in Wichita Falls, MSU Texas students will hopefully spend some free time frequenting their local movie theaters this summer.  Not only has the film industry...

Julia Garner in The Assistant (2019)

“The Assistant” is a valuable commentary but not a blockbuster

Joseph Nelson, Reporter April 18, 2021

"The Assistant" is set in a New York film production office, where a receptionist endures condescension, belittlement and gaslighting from her co-workers. This gaslighting happens as a consequence of the...

Album review

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...

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...

Oh Wonder

“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...

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...

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...

Tom Hardy in Venom (2018).
Photo courtesy of IMDb.com

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...

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...

Chester Rushing, Joe Keery and Natalia Dyer in Stranger Things (2016). Photo courtesy of IMDB

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...

Twitter poll results

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...

Dallas Poetry Slam Team flier

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...

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