Archive for: campus carry

 

Five Highlights From President Greg Fenves’ State of the University Speech

State of the University 2016 with President Fenves Greg Fenves’ first year as president of the University of Texas was an eventful one. Since taking office...

 
 

UT Students Protest Campus Carry in Provocative Demonstration

A crowd of several hundred students, faculty, staff, and curious community members gathered on UT’s West Mall today to protest the implementation of the state’s...

 
 

Regents Amend Campus Carry Rules

After a new campus carry law goes into effect next month, UT-Austin faculty and staff will be allowed to ban guns from their offices, the UT Board of Regents ruled...

 
 

Fighting Fear With Design

Cutting through the emotions surrounding campus carry, a group of design students brainstorms practical solutions. Few subjects have ever been as controversial...

 
 

Fenves Adopts Campus Carry Recommendations

UT-Austin president Greg Fenves announced Wednesday that he has adopted the 25 policy recommendations for implementing Senate Bill 11, or campus carry. In December,...

 
 

Campus Carry Report: Guns in Classrooms, But Not Dorms

In a report released Thursday, UT-Austin’s Campus Carry Working Group recommended that concealed handguns be allowed in classrooms, but not in dormitories,...

 
 

Daniel Hamermesh to Leave UT Over Campus Carry

In a letter to UT president Greg Fenves this week, economics professor emeritus Daniel Hamermesh announced he will leave UT-Austin because of his concerns about...

 
 

TXEXplainer: Guns on Campus

On Aug. 1, 2016—the 50th anniversary of the Charles Whitman UT Tower shooting—Senate Bill 11 will go into effect, making it legal for concealed handgun licensees to...

 
 

All About That Base (Funding) and More: Reviewing the 2015 Texas Legislature

On Monday, the Texas Legislature ended its 84th regular session. After 140 days of committee meetings, testimony, debate, amendment, and occasionally, bill-passing,...

 
 

Legislators Weigh Adding ‘Campus Carry’ to ‘Open Carry’ Bill

As the 2015 Texas Legislature sprints toward the finish line, bills allowing licensed gun owners to carry firearms on college campuses seem unlikely to pass. But...

 
 
 
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