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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...

 
 

Three Professors Sue UT, State Over Campus Carry

With less than a month to go before guns are allowed in UT classrooms, three professors have filed a lawsuit against the university and the state. Sociology professor...

 
 

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...

 
 

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...

 
 

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As Threats to Campus Safety Evolve, UTPD Tries to Stay Ahead of the Curve

  The glass doors to the Perry-Castañeda Library slide open, and a blast of cool air greets UT police officer John Tesauro as he walks inside. It’s...

 
 
 
 
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