May 27, 2024

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CU regents consider gun ban as student concerns mount

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As concerns over campus safety continue to mount from students and faculty in the wake of a deadly shooting on the University of Colorado Colorado Springs campus, regents for the University of Colorado are still considering whether to impose a ban on people carrying concealed weapons on campus. 

No action was taken during a meeting Friday, but regents plan to take up the issue again during their next meeting in June. 

More than 1,000 people have signed a petition urging the university’s voter-elected governing body to change its policy and ban firearms on all university campuses. The petition began circulating shortly after two people were found dead in a UCCS dorm Feb. 16.

The university confirmed suspected shooter Nicholas Jordan wasn’t allowed to carry a weapon in…

Olivia Prentzel

2024-04-12 10:39:55

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