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Mandatory buybacks are not the answer

Photo by Lindsey Thomas

Breahna Luera

October 16, 2019

One of America’s most pressing issues today is gun violence. People from all political parties have their own ideas of how to stop gun violence — mass shootings in particular. Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke has proposed a ban on assault weapons, a mandatory buyback on said banned weapons...

Prado Shooting

Prado Shooting

Kat Joseph

February 5, 2019

After the shooting at Prado Student Living on Jan. 21, Jada Teague asks residents about their safety.   Host- Jada Teague Videographers- Kayla Burford Video editors- Kat Joseph Multimedia Editor- Kat Joseph...

Increase in CHL Permits Does Not Significantly Decrease Crime Rates, Study Finds

November 18, 2015

With events such as the 2012 Aurora Theater shooting during the premier of “The Dark Knight Rises” and the 2014 Sandy Hook school shooting, the U.S. has been focused on ways to reduce gun violence and prevent more mass shootings from happening. Congress has been working to write new legislat...

​Campus Carry Update: Survey to be Distributed to Gather Student, Faculty and Staff Opinions

November 11, 2015

The UTSA Faculty Senate met last Wednesday on the fourth floor in the library to discuss a multitude of topics and to vote on a pair of resolutions that could affect the implementation of campus carry on the UTSA campus. As most UTSA students are aware, the campus carry law will take effect on UT...

Guns: the problem that keeps shooting

Mia Cabello

October 11, 2015

In the 1950s, Bert the Turtle showed American school children how to “duck and cover” in the event that the Soviet Union used nuclear force against the United States. The duck-and-cover approach — diving under a tree, desk or into a mottled shell in the fetal position — is and would hav...

Shootings lead to national, state debates on gun control

January 23, 2013

At a White House press conference on Jan. 12, Barack Obama signed 23 executive actionspertaining to gun control. These marked the president’s first actions inresponse to a school shooting that occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary inNewtown, Conn. on Dec. 14. The shooting resulted in the deat...