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Crime Blotter: Stolen iMac, found dogs, misdemeanor warrant arrest

Crime Blotter: Stolen iMac, found dogs, misdemeanor warrant arrest

Matt Simon, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, News, Today

Seizure at Blair Field University police assisted Long Beach Fire when a man suffered a possible seizure in the bleachers at Blair Field March 19 at 2:37 p.m. The man, in his 70s, was transported t...

Student-led forum to address campus safety

Miranda Andrade-Ceja, Arts & Life Editor

March 22, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, Events, News, Today

Student leaders from cultural and political organizations are organizing an open forum between students, faculty and administration regarding campus safety concerns. The forum will take place Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the USU ballrooms and will go on until 6:30 p.m. This forum will be the second attempt at creating an open dialogue between the campus community and Cal State Long Beach administration — but this time aroun...

Few students request knives on campus

Ariana Sawyer, News Editor

March 21, 2016

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

University Police said they have no written record of giving permission to the 20-year-old male student who displayed a knife in a sociology class Feb. 25. “I have no written documentation concerning an approval to carry a weapon on campus by any student,” said University Police spokesman Lt. Richard Goodwin. That’s because requests to carry have been so few and far between that Cal State Long Beach Chief of ...

Student with knife is ‘mixed-race’

Ariana Sawyer, News Editor

March 16, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, Events, News, Today

The 20-year-old male student who displayed a knife in a sociology class Feb. 25 comes from a “mixed-race family,” contrary to posts on social media up to this point that stated he was white. The race of the individual became an issue both on social media and in the administration-led student forum, but could not be revealed without the student’s permission. “ … One parent is African American and the other i...

Q&A with President Conoley on knife incident

Q&A with President Conoley on knife incident

March 16, 2016

In the weeks following the Feb. 25 incident where a 20-year-old male student “displayed” a knife in a sociology class on race, class and gender, students have continued to protest on social media to c...

Crime Blotter: Trespassing, public intoxication and assault

Matt Simon, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, News, Today

Kung-foolery Officers received a call about a male carrying what appeared to be a Samurai sword on his back March 9 at 11:23 a.m. After investigating the call, the officers determined that it was a student carrying an umbrella with a handle that looked like a sword handle.   Unwanted visitors Head track and field coach Andy Sythe notified the police that there was an unauthorized group of about 10 people on the trac...

Official email reveals details of knife incident

Ariana Sawyer and Matt Simon

March 15, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, News, Today

The 20-year-old male student who displayed a knife in a sociology class Feb. 25 comes from a “mixed-race family,” contrary to posts on social media up to this point that stated he was white.     The race of the individual became an issue both on social media and in the administration-led student forum, but could not be revealed without the student’s permission. “ … One parent is African American and t...

Student with knife revealed to be community service officer

Student with knife revealed to be community service officer

March 10, 2016

Update: March 11, 7:42 p.m. The student who displayed a short knife in a sociology class on race, class and gender did so while his group was standing to give a presentation to the rest of the cla...