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Respiratory care students to receive an emergency license to work on frontlines of COVID-19 pandemic

Respiratory care students to receive an emergency license to work on frontlines of COVID-19 pandemic

Bridget Reilly, Photography Editor

April 21, 2020

Governor of Texas Greg Abbott announced Sunday, April 5 that physician assistants, medical physicists, perfusionists and respiratory care candidates for licensure "who have completed all other requirements may enter the workforce under an emergency license working under supervision prior to taking the...

Gov Abbott says ‘freeze’

Gubernatorial hopeful Greg Abbott spoke to the locals of Wichita Falls at the 8th Street Coffee House in Wichita Falls, Feb. 18. Photo by Sam Croft.

Kara McIntyre

February 8, 2017

The order from Gov. Greg Abbott was simple — an immediate hiring freeze.The initial reaction to the memo from Texas state Budget Director Steven Albright, however, was one of immediate concern. State employees were worried about the impact on their jobs and how vacant positions would be filled.The...

Texas cell phone ban a tough sell

Miguel Blanco, respiratory care sophomore, April 21. Photo taken by Francisco Martinez.

Kristina Abeyta

May 5, 2015

Every day the Hardin Tower bells ring as students hurry to their next class or try to beat the lunch rush in the cafeteria, and while the campus is increasingly becoming a resident campus, there are still a large number of commuter students which means one important thing—there are a lot of cars, too...

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