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‘No Evidence of Credible Threat,’ Police Chief Says, Following Report of Possible Shooter Threat

Chief of Police Jose Flores speaks at the Safety Event accompanied by
Carole Goldsmith, Fresno City College president, Sean Henderson, dean of students at room 251 in the Old Administration Building at FCC on Tuesday, March 20, 2018.

Story By: Hannah Lanier, News Editor

August 21, 2019

Fresno City College Chief of Police Jose Flores assured staff and students of their safety via email after a rumor of a campus shooting surfaced on Tuesday, August 20. Within the first two weeks back to school, students received a communique from FCC President Carole Goldsmith around 3 p.m. on Tues...

Student Dies in Wave of Fresno Shootings

Zurich Chatman

Story By: Larry Valenzuela, News Editor

February 23, 2018

A Fresno City College student died Feb. 18 after he was shot at a church in southwest Fresno days earlier, following a wave of gun violence in southwest Fresno. Zurich Chatman, 20, was on life support after the shooting on Feb. 10. He was in critical condition until he died on Feb. 18, according t...

Gun Control Seems So Close, Yet So Far Away

Illustration by Frank Lopez

Story By: Andrew R. Leal, Reporter

February 20, 2018

Feb. 14, 2018 was supposed to be a day for love. What transpired instead on that day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, is now part of the top 10 deadliest mass shootings in modern U.S. history, according to CNN. A total of 17 adults and children were tragically taken at the hands of a former student who attended the Florida high school,...

Are You Prepared? Here’s What You Should Do in an Emergency

Are You Prepared? Here's What You Should Do in an Emergency

Story By: Jimmy Heng, Reporter

October 25, 2017

Do you have a personal plan for survival? José G. Flores, chief of police for the State Center Community College District begs this   question. If your answer is no, you are not alone. Many Fresno City College students say they are yet to solidify a plan in the event of an active shooter. Flores said t...

No Hope For Stricter Gun Control in Our Age

Illustration by Frank Lopez

Story By: Frank Lopez, Opinion Editor

October 10, 2017

Unfortunately, as it is too often reported, there has been another mass shooting. A 64-year-old white man shot into a crowd of people attending a country music festival from his room in a hotel on the Las Vegas strip, and then of course, shot himself. Current toll of people killed: 59. It w...

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