Tarleton State University’s first-ever Texan Debate took place on Monday, providing opportunities for student engagement through debate over controversial topics. More than 25 teams debated the repeal of Senate Bill 11, or Texas’ campus carry law which took effect this past August. Dr. Charles Howard, head of Tarleton’s Department of Communication Studies, said the purpose is to get students thinking about matters of public concern as early as possible. The debates were part of an all-day event, starting with a civic expo that included student booths and carnival type games to provide information about the debate topic.

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