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CSUF police spokesman provides reassurance, tips about campus safety after fatal stabbing

The department is working with local and state law enforcement agencies to increase patrols on/around campus. Law enforcement personnel from the Fullerton Police Department, San Diego State, Cal State Channel Islands, Cal State Dominguez Hills, Cal State Los Angeles, Cal State Northridge, Cal State San Marcos and Cal State San Bernardino sent officers to assist the department during this time. --Orange County Register

Los Angeles Has Become a Hub for a Wave of Queer Street Artists

While the larger culture, particularly in major urban areas, moves towards greater acceptance, the idea that the gay community still needs protection remains relevant. “The queer experience of the street is different” than that of straight males who typically dominate street art, says urban planning professor at Cal State Northridge Brettany Shannon. She points to the disproportionate number of LGBT youth who become homeless due to family rejection and abuse. According to the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law, 40 percent of all homeless youth identify as LGBTQ+. --Los Angeles Magazine

Strength United Receives Nearly $680,000 from State for Trauma Recovery

Strength United, which was established through CSUN’s Michael D. Eisner College of Education, is staffed with a licensed psychologist, social workers, clinicians, mentors, advocates, educators and researchers. Graduate students studying marriage and family therapy and social work provide direct counseling services, and undergraduates staff Strength United’s 24/7 crisis intervention and hotline services. --The San Fernando Valley Sun

Bravo: Cal State Fullerton a Forbes favorite for 6th year in a row

This year, Cal State Fullerton was joined in the top 10 by Cal State Northridge, Fresno State, Long Beach State and Chico State. Widener University, a private school in Pennsylvania, took the medium school division and Sweet Briar College, a private all-female school in Sweet Briar, Va., repeated as the winner of the small-school category. --Orange County Register

New bill from LA-area Rep. Adam Schiff targets domestic terrorism

James David Ballard, who studies terrorism as a professor of criminology and justice studies at Cal State Northridge, said Schiff’s bill would refocus federal resources on fighting domestic threats. Ballard said the government has concentrated on foreign threats since the 9/11 attacks. --Los Angeles Daily News

Between immigration authorities and the people they target

US LATINX NEWS MEDIA—a diverse array of outlets serving Latinx communities, including Spanish-language news, some English-language local news, or new digital startups—often “highlight more the voices of the community and less the voices of the authorities, which is exactly the opposite of what mainstream media does,” says José Luis Benavides, journalism professor at California State University, Northridge. --Columbia Journalism Review

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