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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.
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.
October 15, 1987
UCLA is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man who raped a 22-year-old student in the University Research Library on Oct. 5, according to Chancellor Charles E. Young. Campus police describe the suspect as a black male, 25 to 35 years old, 5-feet-10, 175 pounds, with short- to medium-length hair.
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.
April 9, 2013 | By Andrew Blankstein and Grant Gordon
The attorney for a UCLA water polo player arrested for allegedly raping a female student says his client was dating the woman and the two had consensual sex. The lawyer described the allegations against Hakop Jack Kaplanyan, 18, as "defamation" and said the investigation was incomplete, KABC-TV  reported without naming the attorney. Kaplanyan, a red-shirt freshman who plays the attacker position on the team, was arrested Wednesday. By Monday, he had been released on $200,000 bail.
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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