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Man who made death threats to La Raza Student Association remains in custody

Man who made death threats to La Raza Student Association remains in custody

Kat Schuster, News Editor

December 5, 2017

Filed under News, Today

After racially discriminating rhetoric and death threats were made to La Raza Student Association through Facebook comments, a man remains in custody facing felony charges and a hefty bail of $275,000. ...

Death threat suspect still awaiting trial

Mac Walby, Managing Editor

November 29, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

Just over a month after being reported to University Police Department by members of La Raza Student Association, 40-year-old Christopher David Cook was booked into the Long Beach City Jail according to the CSULB Newsroom. “[The suspect was] taken into custody without incident today after complex and methodical investigation that began in September,” said Fernando Solorzano, chief of university police, in a statement. ...

ASI Senate continues heated debate over new resolutions

ASI Senate continues heated debate over new resolutions

November 29, 2017

Associated Students Inc.’s resolution against hate speech faced backlash this week as some senators claim it was “whitewashed.” The intent of the resolution is to let students know ASI recognizes the ...

University Police arrest suspect for threats made to La Raza Student Association

University Police arrest suspect for threats made to La Raza Student Association

November 21, 2017

Two months after La Raza Student Association received death threats through Facebook, a suspect was taken into custody. 40-year-old Christopher Cook of Fountain Valley was booked by University Police into the Long Beach City Jail on suspicion...

“Latinx” brings approval and criticism from campus community

“Latinx” brings approval and criticism from campus community

November 7, 2017

A banner drop that read “Do you know the difference between Chicano, Hispanic and Latinx?” adorned the bookstore lawn at Cal State Long Beach at Latino Week of Welcome. For many students, this was...

La Raza brings Dia de los Muertos to CSULB

La Raza brings Dia de los Muertos to CSULB

November 5, 2017

The University Student Union Ballroom was transformed into a space of cultural appreciation and celebration from 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday night for La Raza Student Association’s annual Dia de los Muertos event. The holiday is widely celebrated in Mexico, Central and South Americ...

La Raza hosts annual Dia De Los Muertos event

La Raza hosts annual Dia De Los Muertos event

November 4, 2017

Brightly colored marigolds and Spanish music filled the air for La Raza’s annual Dia De Los Muertos celebration that took place from 5 - 10 p.m. on Thursday in the University Student Union Ballrooms. Th...

Topic of hate speech lingers back in ASI Senate

Topic of hate speech lingers back in ASI Senate

October 25, 2017

Hate speech became the recurring topic of contention during the Associated Students Inc. Senate meeting on Wednesday. In light of the racial slurs vandalised on a stall in the men’s bathroom and d...