Tag: campus safety

FBI, LVPD investigate hate crimes

The La Verne Police Department and the FBI are continuing to investigate an apparent hate crime involving an online threat and arson that occurred on campus last Thursday and Friday, prompting the cancellation of classes.

University grapples with aftermath of apparent hate crimes

In response to last week's apparent hate crimes –  a racist threat on social media directed at a specific group of students, followed by arson in a student's car – several students rallied in Johnson Family Plaza to condemn these actions, while faculty discussed the appropriate response at the Faculty Senate meeting Monday.

Classes canceled after student targeted in apparent hate crime

Classes were canceled at the University of La Verne this afternoon after Campus Safety received a report of arson and theft in Parking Lot H2 beside Barkley Annex and Leo Hall this morning, following a report of a racist threat made against two students via Instagram yesterday.

We need real-time safety alerts

Last Monday, Campus Safety alerted the entire University of La Verne community via a vague email about a lockdown affecting several buildings, students and employees – two hours after the lockdown had ended and the dangerous situation had been resolved.

Campus alert comes after lockdown

Several buildings on the University of La Verne campus were on lockdown for less than a half-hour during the morning of Feb. 11, though the full campus community was only alerted to this by a brief email message two hours after the dangerous situation was resolved.

Many students carry pepper spray

More than half of students here said they carry protection against possible physical attack when walking around campus at night, according to a recent informal survey.

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