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Gentefied — a new take on gentrification

Joaquín Cosio, Joseph Julian Soria, Carlos Santos, and Karrie Martin in Gentefied (2020)

Stephanie Robledo, Reporter

May 5, 2020

Gentefied is a Netflix original series that follows the lives of the Morales family. It focuses on three Mexican-American cousins pursuing the American dream; Chris the aspiring chef, Ana the artist, and Erik the father-to-be. Following their dreams becomes difficult as it brings obstacles within thei...

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...

The Last Lecture: Dr. Richard Simpson

Richard Simpson

Alana Earle, Reporter

April 16, 2019

In September 2007 Randy Pausch, former computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University gave a speech affectionately titled, "The Last Lecture". In which, he spoke about his time as a professor and reflected on life lessons after he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Since then, campuses...

Speakers discuss challenges of international students

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Hunter Tyler, Reporter

April 1, 2019

20 students and faculty gathered in the Legacy Multipurpose Room to hear the last Critical Conversation series of the year about international student experiences March 29. Elizabeth Ysasi, international services specialist, presented the Critical Conversation series hosted by the Office of Equity,...

Faculty gives ‘last lecture’ about language

Brian Lang

March 20, 2018

Around 35 students gathered in the Legacy Multipurpose Room on March 19 to hear Peter Fields, associate professor of English,  give a lecture as a part of the Last Lecture Series. This series is inspired by the famous “last lecture” given by Randy Pausch discussing the most important things ...

Reasons why I love ’13 Reasons Why’

Dylan Minnette as Clay Jensen and Katherine Langford as Hannah Baker in 13 Reasons Why (2017). Photo courtesy of IMDB

Tyler Manning

April 18, 2017

Over the holiday break, I decided to binge watch Netflix's newest craze: 13 Reasons Why. I honestly can see what all of the hype is about. This is a bandwagon that I do not mind shamelessly hopping on. I'm sorry that I have not read the book or that I just only found out what it was a week ago,...

Artist-Lecture Series concludes with Kaku

Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku tells a joke to the audience at Akin Auditorium for the last Artist-Lecture Series speaker April 12. Photo by Kayla White.

Dylan Pembroke

April 13, 2016

The Artist-Lecture Series concluded for this semester with Michio Kaku, who is best known for his numerous television programs such as Through the Wormhole and How the Universe Works. He is also widely known for a tax commercial referring to him as a genius.Kaku backs up his on-screen presence as a ...

Campus author speaks about debut novel

Brooke Long

October 3, 2013

Campus Author Speaks About Debut Novel from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. For some students, finding the time to read for class can be difficult, but for one 19-year-old sophomore, reading just wasn't enough. Kendell Penington, an English student, recently published her first novel. The author shares her experie...

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