Archive for: guns on campus

 

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...

 
 

Whitman Shooting Lingers Over Campus Carry Debate

At 11:48 a.m. on August 1, 1966, 25 year-old University of Texas engineering student Charles Whitman invented the mass, public shooting. A former Marine, well-trained...

 
 

TXEXplainer: Campus-Carry Legislation

As the 83rd Texas Legislature hurtles toward its end on May 27, two bills have revived the debate over guns on college campuses. We take a look at what they might...

 
 

Senate Votes to Allow Guns in Cars on College Campuses

Legislators and journalists alike declared the concealed carry on campus movement dead. But with new legislation in both chambers, is there a chance gun owners may...

 
 

UT Advocates Podcast: Jim Henson on Guns, Legislators, and UT

Texas Politics Project director Jim Henson tells us what’s on the mind of Texas’ higher education-focused legislators. Henson is also the associate...

 
 
 
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