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  • No: Arming students could create pathway to disaster

    No: Arming students could create pathway to disaster
    When 20-year old Florida State University student Ashley Cowie was accidentally shot and killed, dying in her twin sister's arms at a fraternity party in 2011, John Thrasher was the Florida Senate's powerful Rules Committee chairman.
  • Yes: Bans favor criminals, make students sitting ducks

    Yes: Bans favor criminals, make students sitting ducks
    One month ago, a madman hellbent on destruction opened fire on students and staff at Florida State University's Strozier Library. In a scene that plays out all too often, we were reminded once again of a harsh reality: Campus gun bans only disarm the...

    State lawmaker files bill to allow guns on college campuses

    State lawmaker files bill to allow guns on college campuses
    TALLAHASSEE — A Florida lawmaker has filed a bill that would allow people to carry concealed weapons on the campuses of state colleges and universities. The measure, to be considered in the spring, would apply only to people licensed to carry...

    In aftermath of FSU shootings, it was easy to root for Seminoles

    In aftermath of FSU shootings, it was easy to root for Seminoles
    TALLAHASSEE — Go, Florida State! Come on, Jameis! Let's go, Jimbo! I don't know about you, but that's what I wanted to yell when the Florida State Seminoles took the field on Saturday against Boston College. And when kicker Roberto Aguayo...

    Thrasher's Senate resignation sets off special-election dominoes

    Thrasher's Senate resignation sets off special-election dominoes
    An open state Senate seat and two House seats being vacated in the wake of former state Sen. John Thrasher becoming Florida State University's president may not have new occupants until midway through the upcoming 2015 legislative session. Gov. Rick...