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MSU fans will now have metal detectors at all games

Aug 16 2018

Posted: Thu Aug 16 16:20:05 PDT 2018
Updated: Thu Aug 16 16:20:05 PDT 2018

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any football games at mississippi state will now have to go through medal detectors before going inside. students on the campus have mixed emotions about it...wtva xavier harris joins us with more.... when fans arrive at the gates they will be asked to follow a few instructions before entering inside the game. all large metal objects phones keys and cowbells must be placed inside a container before walking through a metal detector, i spoke with obe student who says you can never be too safe. "i don't see any problems with it i've never felt unsafe anywhere on campus but if they want to add this one little step for additional security it's fine by me." xavier harris/starkville, oktibbeha count and while some students felt this would be an enhancement of security to the stadium durin those football games other students felt otherwise. jasmine avery-mcguire/msu student "it's kind of a little crazy just like the with that whole clear bag thing we had going on last year i think it's going to slow down traffic of the games because during game day it's already a hustle and bustle anyway but adding the metal detectors i feel like is it really necessary." in a statement release by the msu president mark keenum msu, has made systematic strides in recent years to maximize security while also maximizing the very best possible fan experience for our bulldog family and our guests. i encourage our loyal fans to embrace this necessary initiative." according to bill martin msu sports information director a trial run is set for august 25 at fan day reporting in starkville xavier harris wtva nine news.
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