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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...

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 ...