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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...

Does crime pay in Hayward?

Does crime pay in Hayward?

Brian White, Keanu Estrada, and Maximino Cisneros

December 7, 2017


Filed under Metro, Showcase

The city of Hayward, like many other Bay Area cities, is experiencing a spike in its crime rate that is increasing exponentially faster than the national average, according to the 2016 FBI Uniform Crime Report. The crime report is compiled from more than 16,000 law enforcement agencies throughout...

CSU San Marcos: Dead body found in parking garage

CSU San Marcos: Dead body found in parking garage

Myles Watkins,
Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Metro

It was reported by NBC 7 San Diego that a dead body had been found in a CSU San Marcos parking lot on the morning of Monday, Nov. 13. When discovered by students, the corpse was immediately reported to the local authorities. Shortly after, law enforcement closed off the parking structure named Lot N....

What’s understood doesn’t need to be explained?

What’s understood doesn’t need to be explained?

Rebecca Esparza,
Contributor

August 29, 2017


Filed under Essays

We all need water to survive, we need dirt to plant seeds and the mixture of the two creates an element that we need in order to grow. They call this little community in Cuba the "Mud," but not for the way I see it but because it is dirty and poor. Poverty is something that exists but nobody really t...

Girl killed near campus was pregnant

Girl killed near campus was pregnant

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2017


Filed under Metro

Sixteen-year-old Elena Mondragon of Antioch was two months pregnant when she was shot and killed on March 14 near the Cal State East Bay Hayward campus. According to her mother, Michelle Mondragon, an autopsy confirmed the teen was carrying a child in her first trimester when she died. The driver of ...

Shooting death closes Hayward campus

Shooting death closes Hayward campus

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2017


Filed under Metro

The Cal State East Bay Hayward campus was briefly closed on Tuesday evening following an officer involved shooting near the City View Apartments on Carlos Bee Boulevard. According to the Fremont Police Department, around 5:20 p.m. Tuesday detectives attempted to pull over a stolen vehicle that was as...

Hayward Police Department releases new information in 2016 murder

Hayward Police Department releases new information in 2016 murder

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2017


Filed under Metro

Earlier this month, the Hayward Police Department released new information from investigative leads in a 2016 murder. On Aug. 6, 2016 around 7:30 p.m. a 17-year-old male was shot and killed on Muir Street, just down the street from the Cal State East Bay’s Hayward campus. HPD never released the v...

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...

Berkeley shootings spark concern

Berkeley shootings spark concern

Degen Gleason-Hyman,
Contributor

February 8, 2017


Filed under Metro

Berkeley residents gathered on Jan. 29 at the Frances M. Albrier Community Center for a meeting to address shootings that occurred in the city on Jan. 25. At the meeting, which was organized by councilwoman for West Berkeley, Cheryl Davila, police officials said they received several calls on Jan. 25 rep...

Hayward High School junior killed

Hayward High School junior killed

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2017


Filed under Metro

Sixteen-year-old Hayward High School junior Lamar Murphy was shot and killed on Princeton Street and Smalley Avenue on Monday evening, shortly after 6:30 p.m. according to press statements from Alameda County Sheriff’s Office. The shooting happened in an unincorporated area of North Hayward that falls ...

Oakland hires new police chief

Oakland hires new police chief

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

January 11, 2017


Filed under Metro, Showcase

The Oakland Police Department has a new leader, finally. A seven-month-long search came to an end on Jan. 5, when Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf announced at a press conference that former Spokane, Washington Police Chief Ann Kirkpatrick would assume the same role in Oakland. Kirkpatrick will be the first fem...

Former Oakland Police Department captain charged in sex scandal

Former Oakland Police Department captain charged in sex scandal

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2016


Filed under Metro

On Nov. 13, the Contra Costa County prosecutor's office charged 81-year-old Al Perrodin, a retired Oakland Police Department captain, with a misdemeanor for his alleged role in the Bay Area’s sexual exploitation scandal involving a teenage former prostitute. Perrodin was charged with soliciting prostit...

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