Tuesday, October 11, 2016

With Campus Carry in Place, Some Texas Grad Students Make Bars Their Offices

Chronicle of Higher Ed Oct. 7, 2016

Texas’ campus-carry law has had well-publicized effects on the state’s public colleges: A handful of professors have resigned in protest, thousands of dollars have been spent on educational materials, and mobs of students have strapped dildos to their backpacks in protest.
But in the conversation about the effects of the law, one campus constituency has been largely overlooked: graduate students. At the University of Texas at Austin, that’s changed, as a small handful of graduate students have started holding office hours in a bar — admittedly, a softer kind of protest.

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