The community on and off campus are remembered those lost in the Dec. 15, 2015, mass shooting at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino. Of the 14 people who died that day, five were graduates of Cal State San Bernardino.
Fourteen people died in a mass shooting in San Bernardino on Dec. 2, 2015 – five of them CSUSB alumni – and all will be remembered during a memorial service at the university’s Peace Garden on Thursday, Dec. 2.
Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote in his blog about using rejection as a stepping stone to developing healthy relationships, Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted about the extremist group Oath Keepers, and Jessica Nerren (public relations) was interviewed about neurodiversity in PR.
Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) discussed the latest developments in the demolition of Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in various news media about Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco, who paid a year-long membership with Oath Keepers in 2014, an extremist, anti-government militia organization.
David Marshall (English), who is the National Society of Collegiate Scholars CSUSB chapter advisor, talked about the chapter achieving Start Status from the NSCS, Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the Taliban and its return to power in Afghanistan and on law enforcement action at a recent anti-vaccination protest, and Meredith Conroy (political science) contributed to an article about socially liberal Gen-Z voters staying with the Republican Party.
Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote the fifth column in his seven-part series “When You Want to Be Closer Than They Do,” and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in an article about protests over transgender rights and in another about the founder of the CSPOA.
Enrique Murillo Jr. (education) was interviewed about the significance of the Raza Database Project’s findings that indicates the number of Latinos killed by police is severely undercounted, Diane Vines (nursing) spoke about access to a mobile medical clinic for the Palm Desert Campus’ Street Medicine program, and David Yaghoubian (history) discussed the latest news regarding the talks to revive the 2015 multi-national Iran nuclear agreement.
Annika Anderson (sociology) was interviewed about Project Rebound, Daniel MacDonald (economics) was the keynote speaker at a Building Wealth Initiative webinar, Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote about reconnecting in a post-pandemic society, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed the recently passed COVID Hate Crimes Act.
Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) provided perspective with the news media in separate interviews on the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, Kathryn Ervin (theatre arts) was the judge for an art exhibit in Ontario, and Vipin Gupta (management) was interviewed about his latest book.