‘No means no’ gaffe generates controversy for Bobcat boosters

Something cringe-worthy happened this weekend, but I’m not precisely sure what it was. I do know that Dean Folkvord, owner of Wheat Montana, felt so badly about it that he posted a public apology on his company’s Facebook page. What I have managed to ascertain so far is that Folkvord and Larry Aasheim put together… Continue reading ‘No means no’ gaffe generates controversy for Bobcat boosters

Roundup for July 3

Catching up from yesterday, which was so busy I didn’t have time to actually read anything other that product documentation (again). Here are a few links from this morning. Montana State University has warned more than 4,500 people of a computer security lapse. “If you compare the women’s magazines of today with their counterparts of… Continue reading Roundup for July 3

Bashing Kyle Sample

In this morning’s Game Day section, the Chronicle’s new sports writer, Kyle Sample, went and did some unpopular things. Not only did Sample pick the Grizzlies to win today’s ’Cat-Griz matchup but he also identified himself as a Griz fan. Given the always-heated nature of the ’Cat-Griz rivalry, these two things were sure to rankle… Continue reading Bashing Kyle Sample

ICYMI: Montana State has strong social media kung-fu

Reporter Gail Schontzler filed this story a few days ago, after MSU’s assistant director of Web communications, Jake Dolan, made a presentation to the University Council on all the ways the university is using social networks to keep up with students and to keep in touch with potential students.

MSU engineering students win awards at human-powered vehicle races

Cara Duberstein, a senior in mechanical engineering at Montana State University, center, peddles through campus Sunday morning during the ASME Human Powered Vehicle Challenge speed endurance event. (ERIK PETERSEN/CHRONICLE)

This story fits in wit the technological focus of this blog, I think. Montana State University students road away with several awards at last weekend’s American Society of Mechanical Engineers Human Powered Vehicle Challenge, the MSU News Service reports. MSU’s ThunderCat team won five awards in the speed vehicle class, including second place in design,… Continue reading MSU engineering students win awards at human-powered vehicle races