The Wichitan

Involvement could mean difference between employment, unemployment

Courtney Gilder

February 21, 2015

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Involvement is something that has been preached to us since we came to Spirit Days or Mustangs Rally. Every time somebody new got on stage, it was about finding our niche on campus. Find something that fits your interests or...

Texas legislature files bill concerning concealed carry on university campuses

Courtney Gilder

February 11, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Concealed carry legislation has failed to pass the Texas Legislature in its last three session, and yet concealed carry legislation has been proposed again. University police have said allowing guns on campus could make it harder...

J.S. Bridwell Simulation Center to get an update

Courtney Gilder

January 29, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The Wilson School of Nursing received a $115,317 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board under the Nursing Innovation Grant Program “Building Lab and Simulation Capacity” to the develop the simulation center...

Tobacco policy unfair to smokers

Courtney Gilder

January 22, 2015

Filed under Op-Ed

The continuous struggle to help campus become “healthier” by eliminating smoking from campus could do more harm than good. The new plan is offering solutions to those that don't want smoking, but leaves out a compromise for those that woul...

Fantasy of Lights comes to life for 40-year anniversary

Courtney Gilder

November 20, 2014

Filed under Campus, Local, News

Some 20,000 lights line the Hardin Administration Building, Moffett Library, Bolin Science Hall, Central Plant and D.L Ligon year-round in anticipation of the annual "MSU Burns: Fantasy of Lights," while the front lawn of Hardin...

Despite 61-day marathon, fall break not part of MSU culture

Courtney Gilder

November 12, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

During the fall semester, students, faculty and staff must go 61 consecutive days without a break, from Labor Day to Thanksgiving. For a student taking a load of 12 hours, that comes out to an estimated 2,196 hours spent in the...

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