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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 ...

Crime Blotter

Matt Simon, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, News, Today

Bicyclist struck by car A 37-year-old woman was struck by a car while riding her bike near the Liberal Arts 1 building on Feb. 22 at 5 p.m. The woman sustained injury, but denied medical treatment. According to police, the two parties involved exchanged insurance information. She was hit by a green 2006 Honda Civic. It is unknown if the woman was a student.   Where’s my ride? A 23-year-old female student reported that her bike...

Violent crime rates escalate in Long Beach

Taryn Sauer, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016

Filed under Crime, Long Beach, News, Today

Violent crime escalated in Long Beach, according to a press release in January by the Long Beach Police Department. It increased almost 19 percent since 2014, with 17 of the 36 murders last year being gang-related. This rise was consistent across the country, with some crime statistics as high as a 40 percent jump in major cities, said Deputy Chief Richard Rocchi of the Long Beach Police Department, Patrol Bureau. Of th...

ASI senate recommends Greek life adviser position

Brandon Flickinger, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016

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

The Associated Students Inc. senate approved resolution to officially urge Student Life and Development to create and fill a position for a Greek life adviser during their Wednesday meeting. This position would act as an intermediary between Greek life and other organizations in addition to advising their members. “I’ve been asked by students to get completely rid of Greek life off this campus because of the sexual...

Kappa Sigma formally suspended after alleged sexual assault at party

Micayla Vermeeren, Opinions Editor

February 16, 2016

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

The Kappa Sigma chapter at Cal State Long Beach has been suspended from campus, pending a legal investigation into a sexual assault that allegedly took place at the fraternity’s house off-campus. On Monday, an unnamed female student reported she was sexually assaulted in the early hours of Sunday morning after a party hosted at the fraternity house Saturday night. Campus police notified the student body of the report ...

Crime Blotter

Matt Simon, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, News, Today

You can’t park there Officers responded to a disturbance call at Lot 10 on Saturday at 12:40 p.m. According to the report, a construction worker got into a verbal altercation with a parking officer after receiving a ticket. The male in question left the scene, but officers were able to locate the man and inform him of how to file a complaint about the ticket. Naked man detained University police assisted Long Beach Police of...