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CSUSB holds grand opening ceremony for Santos Manuel Student Union North (video)

Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association

April 2022

In a segment on Southern California Tribal News by the Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association, CSUSB’s grand opening ceremony for Santos Manuel Student Union North was highlighted.

“I am so excited that this long-awaited day has arrived, and I can formally introduce you to this tremendous addition enhancing the vibrant student life of CSUSB’s San Bernardino campus,” said university President Tomás D. Morales during his speech at the event.

President Morales also announced that CSUSB will award an In Memoriam (Posthumous) Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters to Santos Manuel at its spring commencement in May.

Watch the segment on the Southern California Tribal Chairmen's Association's website

CSUSB professor explains why the Aryan Nations Knights chose Arizona for their headquarters

PostX News

April 7, 2022

Aryan Nations Knights of the Ku Klux Klan Arizona leader David Miner confirms that its world headquarters is in metro Phoenix, Arizona. Experts are not surprised the group came here.

“There are states that emerge as havens for hate crime by the kind of hot-button issues that can be exploited,” said Brian Levin, director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University, San Bernardino. “Arizona is the perfect place.”

Riding the U.S.-Mexico border and controlled by Republicans — some of whom peddle extremist conspiracy theories themselves — Arizona was an attractive destination for the Aryan Nations Knights, Levin said.

CSUSB professor comments on the increase of anti-Russian attacks

New York Post

April 7, 2022

Professor Brian Levin, the director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University, San Bernardino, said in times of geopolitical conflict, hate attacks increase.

“We have seen the start of a very small, yet increasing stream of anti-Russian attacks, which were virtually non-existent in the years immediately prior,” Levin told The Post. 

He pointed to a series of anti-Russian attacks in North America since the war started. 

In San Diego, a Russian-themed restaurant received threatening and hateful messages and in Washington D.C., another was vandalized, Levin, a former NYPD officer who tracks hate crimes, said.

Read the whole article at "NYPD officers have been stationed outside of NYC Russian compound since start of Ukraine war."

CSUSB named a Military Friendly School with gold ranking

Highland Community News

April 7, 2022

Cal State San Bernardino has once again been named a Military Friendly School for 2022-23 with a gold ranking under the large public university category.

CSUSB, which also earned gold for 2021-22, is the only California State University to rank gold.

“To keep ahead of other schools, we work closely with our colleagues in Admissions, Registrar, Financial Aid, College of Extended and Global Education, and Student Financial Services to offer our student veterans a seamless transition to CSUSB,” said Agustin Ramirez, director of the university’s Veterans Success Center. “We seem to have the magic formula: In addition to the dedicated space for veterans at both San Bernardino and Palm Desert, affordability and cutting-edge academic programs contribute to our success.

Read the whole article at "CSUSB named a Military Friendly School with gold ranking."

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