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TAMIU Vigil For Those Lost In Orlando
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TAMIU Vigil For Those Lost In Orlando

Photos by I.M. Kero, who also contributed to this report.  June 12th, 2016 marked a tragic day in American history, as the country mourned its most fatal mass shooting to date. Forty-nine individuals lost their lives in a massacre at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The perpetrator, Omar Mateen, later died in a standoff with police. Forty more victims were hospitalized, many of them in critical condition. In wake of this tragedy, the victims, their families, and the LGBTQ+ community have received an outpouring of support from across the globe. There was no shortage of support from students and faculty at Texas A&M International University. A vigil was held on the evening of June 16th in the Student Center courtyard to honor the victims and serve as a symbol of ...
On Campus, Politics

New Gun Law To Take Effect At TAMIU

Melissa Castro, a new staff member for The Bridge News, also contributed to this report. The recently established Campus Carry Law comes into effect on August 1, 2016. It has has been raising eyebrows from Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) students. On April 27, 2016, The Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) Board of Regents accepted to comply with the law governing Campus Carry in all campuses including Texas A&M International University. TAMIU President Dr. Ray Keck states, “We are an agency of the State of Texas and are required by law to comply with the applicable Texas law.  Our rules for the campus will be in place with the law’s activation later this year.” According to the Senate Bill 11, Campus Carry Law allows license holders to carry a concealed handgun...
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