HOUSTON, TX - With tragedy having struck in the form of several shootings at Texas Southern University's campus, students and administrators reflect on the Campus Carry gun policy coming next summer.
"This an educational environment. There should be no reason for having guns up here," says purple haired freshman Brittney Solomon.
Adriane Rose, whose granddaughter attends TSU disagrees, "If you see someone and they know that you're carrying, they'll think twice. They will think twice."
"There's already enough guns in this area. There's already enough violence in this area," freshman Aaron Dallas says, adding, "I am all for banning guns, and I'm all for banning violence."
But TSU president John Rudley sums it up best, "We have people on our campus who have guns and shouldn't have guns, right? So we're gonna pass a law now that if you have a concealed handgun license, you also can be on a college campus. So that means you're gonna have the wild, wild west. You're gonna have some shootouts maybe. I mean, that's what that says to me. And I would like not to have a situation where we have shootouts on campus."
He adds he would like to establish the entire university as a "safety zone" from guns.