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What to do if there is an active shooter on campus

What to do if there is an active shooter on campus

Daniel McGuire,
Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Campus

On March 14 at approximately 5:20 p.m., Fremont police fired upon a vehicle after the driver rammed into them, injuring the two officers. During this time, the University Village, located at 25400 Carlos Bee Blvd., was issued a shelter-in-place warning that was lifted later that night, according to the...

Parking on service roads may cause problems

Parking on service roads may cause problems

Kestutis Rushing,
Contributor

June 28, 2017


Filed under Campus, Metro

Students are leaving their cars out in front of the service road in between Residence Halls Diablo, Calaveras, and Shasta at Cal State East Bay for extended periods of time. This road is located after a right turn when leaving lot C. Whether it be to drop off or pick someone or something up,...

Campus sees rising tension in 2017

Campus sees rising tension in 2017

Daniel McGuire,
Contributor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Campus, Opinion, Showcase

A group of four people, wearing black jackets covered in white and yellow phrases like “Fear God” on the back once again visited Cal State East Bay’s Hayward campus on April 24. Members of the group shouted to passersby about how a lack of temperance in regard to instant gratification would ...

Sewage flood closes first floor of Meiklejohn

Sewage flood closes first floor of Meiklejohn

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

April 12, 2017


Filed under Campus, Metro, Showcase

The first floor of Meiklejohn Hall at Cal State East Bay’s Hayward campus was closed on Monday and Tuesday due to a sewage backup, numerous university officials confirmed Monday. The bottom floor of the building reopened yesterday at 9:30 a.m. according to campus officials. East Bay’s Interim Associa...

Cops Corner

Cops Corner

Sheryl Boykins,
CSUEB Police Chief

February 22, 2017


Filed under Campus

Dear Campus Community, Warmer, drier weather is coming, I promise. The question of the day is: What is SUSPICIOUS (Activity, Behavior, Items)? Much like profanity, it is difficult to define, but you know it when you are faced with it. Recently a “Suspicious Person” was seen i...

Cops Corner

Cops Corner

Sheryl Boykins,
CSUEB Police Chief

January 15, 2017


Filed under Campus

To the Pioneer family: happy New Year. One of the wonderful features of a new year is the many possibilities that it holds. We can reinvent, revise, promote, support and promise to be better. The University Police Department is no different. This year we plan to become more engaged in the campus com...

East Bay students armed with personal alarms

East Bay students armed with personal alarms

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

September 28, 2016


Filed under Campus, Metro, Showcase

Forget pepper spray: a USB drive-sized personal alarm system is becoming the new safety option on campus for students. The University Police Department, in collaboration with ASI, and the Housing and Risk Management departments purchased 5,000 devices for the university — enough for the entire fre...

East Bay officers receive active shooter training

East Bay officers receive active shooter training

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

August 3, 2016


Filed under Campus, Metro, Showcase

CSU East Bay’s University Police Department officers received training on how to respond to active shooter situations on campus on Monday and Tuesday. The training was facilitated by the Public Safety Training Institute, a nonprofit organization that trains law enforcement and fire personnel throughout...

UPD initiates active shooter procedure

UPD initiates active shooter procedure

Paz Sandoval,
Contributor

November 4, 2015


Filed under Campus

According to University Police Department Chief of Police Sheryl Boykins there is no active shooter policy in effect at Cal State East Bay. However, campus police have begun evacuation training of its faculty and staff in the event of a campus shooting similar to the ones that have occurred recently...

Campus police combat theft

Campus police combat theft

Fernando J. Ramirez,
Contributor

October 29, 2015


Filed under Campus

A recent campus safety report found that vehicle thefts are up, burglaries are down, new safety technologies are being implemented and new officers have been added to the roster. According to the latest University Police Department’s annual security report, released Sept. 29, which provides yearl...

Shooting threat hits campus

Shooting threat hits campus

Kris Stewart,
Online and Social Media Editor

April 16, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

At approximately 6:45 p.m. on Friday, April 10, California State University, East Bay students, faculty and staff received a “timely warning” through a variety of alerts regarding the threat of a possible shooting on campus the following day, Saturday, April 11. It started with an overheard conv...

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