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MTSU updated two policies over the summer regarding animals on university property and weapons on campus. The university approved and updated a policy concerning pets on campus in June. The updated policy states that no pets are allowed to live in residential facilities except fish contained in aquariums no larger than 10 gallons. Dogs are allowed …

Photo courtesy of Wikipedia/Lucio Eastman Tennessee’s Campus Carry Law officially goes into effect today, allowing full-time MTSU employees with valid permits to carry concealed handguns on campus property. The Campus Carry law was passed in May and affects all 46 of Tennessee’s public universities and higher education institutions including MTSU, University of Tennessee and Tennessee State …

AP NEWs

Erik Schelzig // Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The state Senate on Tuesday voted to allow faculty and workers with handgun carry permits to be armed on the campuses of Tennessee public colleges and universities. The bill sponsored by Sen. Mike Bell passed on a 28-5 vote, and the House was expected to take up the measure on Wednesday. Republican …

MTSU’s Student Government Association voted Thursday to officially oppose a bill proposed last month by State House Representative Andy Holt that would allow full time employees of state colleges and universities carry guns on campuses in Tennessee. The SGA bill passed by a 14 to 12 vote and states that SGA’s executive board will send a …