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NAACP investigates CSULB knife incident

NAACP investigates CSULB knife incident

Ariana Sawyer, News Editor

March 9, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, Long Beach, News, Showcase, Today

This story has been updated March 12 at 12:14 a.m.   The NAACP’s Long Beach chapter announced Wednesday it will launch an investigation into the Feb. 25 incident where a student brandished...

Crime blotter: Missing juvenile, fire and stolen bike

Matt Simon, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, News, Today

Trash can fire There was a fire in a trash can on the north side of the international housing March 3 at 11:23 p.m. Officers received the call, and when they arrived, they were able to extinguish the fire. The fire department did not need to be called, police said. Bye bye birdie Animal control was called March 7 at 8:50 a.m. after a hummingbird was found injured. When animal control arrived the hummingbird wasn...

Students invited to open forum after knife pulled in class

Students invited to open forum after knife pulled in class

March 3, 2016

Article was updated at 6:07 p.m on March 6. Vice President of Student Affairs Carmen Taylor invited Cal State Long Beach students in an email Friday to an open forum Thursday to discuss campus safety ...

LBPD drops sexual assault investigation, CSULB looks into ‘unsafe conditions’

LBPD drops sexual assault investigation, CSULB looks into ‘unsafe conditions’

Valerie Osier, Ariana Sawyer, and Collin James

March 2, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, Long Beach, News, Showcase, Today

The Long Beach Police Department said Tuesday that it has dropped the investigation of a sexual assault that was initially reported to have taken place at the Kappa Sigma house during a Valentine’s Da...

Crime Blotter

Matt Simon, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, News, Today

Student with knife Officers received a call from an instructor in the psychology building who felt threatened by a 20-year-old male student who displayed a pocket knife in class Feb. 25. The University Police turned the case over to the Long Beach Police Department due to a conflict of interest. The student is related to someone in the police department, according to University Police.   Thou shalt not speak to me ...

Alumnus holds forum on fighting surveillance, brutality in political movements

Sara DeLeon, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, Events, News, Today

A Cal State Long Beach alumnus talked about the aggressive police force in America and offered insight into organizing political movements in an open discussion of his recent publication “Crashing the Party: Legacies and Lessons from the RNC 2000,” Thursday.   Kris Hermes’ book is a case study on the events during and after the Republican National Convention of 2000 in Philadelphia, where 400 protesters were arrested...

CSULB relies on Kappa Sigma nationals to conduct sexual assault investigation

Valerie Osier, Assistant News Editor

February 24, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, Long Beach, News, Today

Cal State Long Beach officials are “yielding” to Kappa Sigma’s national organization’s investigation into a reported sexual assault at the Kappa Sigma fraternity house, director of Student Life and Development Brett Waterfield said. The decision not to conduct an independent investigation came when Kappa Sigma nationals contacted Waterfield shortly after local news reported on the sexual assault investigation ...

Knowing how to RUN, HIDE and FIGHT

Knowing how to RUN, HIDE and FIGHT

Abdiel Bustillo, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, News, Today

With 64 recorded school shootings throughout the country in 2015 and 31 cases so far this year, University Police are taking action to prepare both students and faculty with “Run, Hide, Fight,” a ...