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HCC passes Campus Carry policy

HCC passes Campus Carry policy

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

March 11, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Houston Community College’s governing board approved the campus carry policy fleshing out the details of where weapons are allowed on campus. Passed in 2015, Texas Senate Bill 11 allows handgun license holders to carry a concealed or hidden gun in particular areas on college campuses. The campus...

Are you armed?

Are you armed?

Thomas Hopkins, Staff Writer

February 27, 2016


Filed under Commentary, Showcase

There’s been much ado and confusion regarding the new law legalizing the open carrying of handguns, and the new law legalizing the concealed carry of guns on college campuses. Unless someone is breaking the law, you will never see someone other than a law enforcement officer openly carrying a firearm...

Open Carry is not Campus Carry

Open Carry is not Campus Carry

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

February 2, 2016


Filed under Community, Showcase

The Texas Open Carry law went into effect Jan 1, but that does not mean you can bring a gun to any Houston Community College campus. House Bill 910 permits Concealed Handgun License holders to visibly carry handguns in Texas. This law does not allow anyone without a handgun license to open carry....

‘Campus carry’ not the problem

‘Campus carry’ not the problem

Thomas Hopkins, Staff Writer

May 21, 2015


Filed under Commentary, Showcase

On every campus across the state of Texas there are professors, administrators and students who have been watching the status of House Bill 937, or the “campus carry” bill. For some, it means the ability to legally and efficiently defend their person at a place they spend a great deal of their time.

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