By Phil Ruddle |Staff Writer| How safe do you feel when walking around campus at night? Do you often get that feeling that someone is following you? Or that the worst imaginable is about about to happen? If so, are you aware that there have been multiple instances of crime at our campus every single month? And these are just crimes that were reported. There is an interesting feature on our campus website that perhaps not all students know about. There you can find that the campus police have a map of the campus titled Crime Map which designates all of the different crimes that took place throughout the month. It allows you to look at every single month from April 2013 back … [Read more...] about Part 1 of 2: Crime map shows danger zones
By Shannon Luster |Staff Writer| The movies of 2013, coming soon to a theater near you, will make you laugh, cry or grab onto your theater seat horrified. Get your ticket stubs ready for these six highly anticipated movies. “The Big Wedding” revolves around a funny, dysfunctional, family, reuniting for a wedding. This movie sports a talented cast, including Robert De Niro and Diane Keaton. They bicker and joke at the dinner table and elsewhere for our entertainment. You’re invited to the wedding on April 26. “Pain and Gain” centers around two body-builders turned criminals, starring Dwayne Johnson and Mark Wahlberg. This action-comedy-crime movie, based on a true story, … [Read more...] about Coming to a theater near you!
by Monica Gallegos | Staff Writer | As catalytic converter theft rises in the state, the crime is also affecting students in the CSUSB parking lots. Arnold Briseno, a CSUSB student, parked his ’94 Toyota 4runner in front of University Hall on Sept. 20 and returned to find his catalytic converter had been stolen. “I came to go to work at 4 p.m. and got back to my car at 8 p.m., turned on my car and something sounded bad,” said Briseno, “Luckily I had AAA so I was able to get a tow truck home, but the part had to be replaced.” A catalytic converter is a device in a car that converts toxic exhaust emissions from the internal combustion engine to non-toxic substances. According to … [Read more...] about Catalytic converter theft strikes CSUSB
By Steven Avila |Staff Writer| Last week, the San Bernardino Sun reported the ban of “open carry” of unloaded guns was passed in Assembly Appropriations, and thank God. The bill, authored by Assemblyman Anthony Portantino, would ban openly carrying guns and make doing so punishable by up to a $1,000 fine or even a year in jail, as reported by the Pasadena-Star News. In the already chaotic time we live in this is exactly what we need right now. Guns are so widespread in this country, what is the need to add fuel to the fire by carrying them to a ball game or run errands, unloaded or not? The opponents of this ban, such as South Bay Open Carry, an organization originating in Los … [Read more...] about Keep your guns, ban open carry