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February 12, 1985 | PHIL WILLON, Times Staff Writer
The 34-year-old man who set himself afire on the plaza at UC San Diego's Central Library Sunday night died at 4 a.m. Monday at UCSD Medical Center. According to UCSD Police Chief John Anderson, Steven Roberts doused himself with white gasoline at 7:15 p.m. Sunday and was burning for several minutes before students and campus police could extinguish the flames. Roberts suffered third-degree burns on more than 90% of his body and was flown by Life Flight helicopter to the hospital.
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SPORTS
June 28, 1989
Kicker Steve Rausch is one of two Arizona State football players who has been suspended by the university for violations of the school's code of conduct, the Arizona Republic reported. The paper said it was told by its sources that Rausch has been given a one-year suspension for his part in a brawl last April near the school's fraternity row. Another Sun Devil football player--redshirt freshman linebacker Ivory Irvin--was put on probation for two years by the university for his involvement in the incident.
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April 12, 2012 | By Larry Gordon and Chris Megerian, Los Angeles Times
UC Davis police violated policy and used poor judgment in pepper-spraying student demonstrators in November, while school leaders badly bungled the handling of that campus protest, according to a highly critical report released Wednesday. "Our overriding conclusion can be stated briefly and explicitly. The pepper spraying incident that took place on November 18, 2011 should and could have been prevented," said the report by a university-appointed task force chaired by retired state Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso.
NEWS
October 31, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
Yale University President Benno C. Schmidt Jr. said officials will investigate a weekend clash between homosexuals and campus police but homosexual activists said his response is inadequate. The confrontation and arrest of nine people Friday night at a conference for homosexuals "is a serious matter which demands careful and thorough review," Schmidt said in a statement released late Monday.
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November 21, 1990
A car burglary suspect was shot to death Tuesday night at California State University, Northridge, while struggling with a campus police officer for the officer's pistol, authorities reported. Campus police declined to discuss the shooting, but Los Angeles Police Sgt. Ted Demaegt said it took place about 7 p.m. in a campus parking lot where the officer was investigating a car burglary. "During the investigation, a suspect grabbed the officer's firearm, causing it to discharge," he said.
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February 23, 2012 | By Larry Gordon, Los Angeles Times
Three months after being pepper sprayed or allegedly roughed up by UC Davis campus police during an Occupy demonstration, 19 students and alumni Wednesday filed a federal lawsuit claiming that their free speech and assembly rights were violated in the controversial incident. The suit names Chancellor Linda Katehi as a defendant, along with other campus administrators and police officers. It details allegations against campus police Lt. John Pike, who the suit says sprayed the seated or crouching protesters at close range, causing pain to their eyes and faces.
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February 12, 1985 | JERRY HICKS, Times Staff Writer
Minh Van Lam called a girlfriend from Cal State Fullerton professor Edward Lee Cooperman's office to make an afternoon movie date on Oct. 13, 1984, because he knew he was going to kill the professor and wanted an alibi, the prosecutor claimed in his closing arguments Monday. Deputy Dist. Atty.
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