Show Us What Campus Carry Looks Like at Your College

The Texas Tribune wants to see what your college campus looks like now that campus carry is legal in Texas. Are there any visible changes? Or is it business as usual?

UT-Austin junior Rosie Zander displays a dildo as part of the Cocks Not Glocks protest of Texas' campus carry law on Aug. 23, 2016.
UT-Austin junior Rosie Zander displays a dildo as part of the Cocks Not Glocks protest of Texas' campus carry law on Aug. 23, 2016.  Qiling Wang for The Texas Tribune

Texas’ new campus carry rule made an uneventful debut when the law went into effect Aug. 1.

But the policy — which allows people to carry concealed handguns in public university buildings — is expected to make some noise this week and next as college classes start statewide. Some students at the University of Texas at Austin plan to protest the law by carrying dildos on campus.

Campus carry became law after a long and contentious path. Here’s what you need to know:

The Texas Tribune wants to see what your college campus looks like now that campus carry is legal in Texas. Are there any changes? Or is it business as usual? Are professors putting up signs banning guns? Are people discussing it in between classes? Do you see any protests or informational campaigns?

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