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Students need credit card machines for efficiency

The Wichitan

December 5, 2017

OUR VIEW: To fix the convoluted payment issue on campus, administration needs fix the credit card machine. Students and faculty are tired of getting out of class, making their way to the dining hall, waiting in a huge line, finally getting to order their number one at Chick-Fil-A, and hearing “Oh...

IT remake: a safe yet good film

IT remake: a safe yet good film

Tyler Manning

September 12, 2017

I will be the first to admit that I was not rooting for "It." After hearing about the original director (Cary Fukunaga) leaving the project due to creative differences with the studio, I had doubts about the direction of the project. Fukunaga is responsible for directing the beautiful film, "Bea...

Theaters, summer hits, movies to come

Theaters, summer hits, movies to come

Tyler Manning, Film Critic

August 17, 2017

Popcorn, snacks, comfy seats, big screens and low-lit rooms. Movie theaters are a popular form of entertainment with students. For a new student, unfamiliar with the area, the question pertaining to theaters is which of the two in Wichita Falls — Cinemark or AMC Classic Sikes Center — will give...

Administration fills executive position

Ryane Hatten

February 22, 2017

With Randy Kirkpatrick's retirement, the university welcomed a new executive position. David Sanchez, new chief information officer, joined university faculty after serving more than 25 years in various information technology positions at the University of New Mexico. He will be accompanied by hi...

Upgrades made to Protho-Yeager’s computer lab

Upgrades made to Protho-Yeager’s computer lab

Melissa Laussmann

October 19, 2015

Within the last few weeks, computer technicians changed and upgraded the computer lab in Protho-Yeager's Bea Wood Hall. Technicians have re-imaged the computers and have addressed technical problems that plagued users in the past. However, the computer lab is no longer considered open-access to ...

Faculty profiles hacked, temporarily shut down

Faculty profiles hacked, temporarily shut down

Mandi Elrod

November 18, 2014

After hackers broke into the university directory last week, professors around campus began getting notifications that their pages had been hacked and found links alleging that all faculty support abortion. Campus webmaster Matthew Shirey verified that the database had been hacked and shut down t...

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