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Classes resume at UC Merced campus after stabbing rampage

Two days after a freshman went on a rampage through the campus with a knife, attacking students and staff, classes at UC Merced were scheduled to reopen Friday.

The only building that will remain closed is the Classroom and Office Building, where the attacks started about 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Computer science and engineering student Faisal Mohammad pulled out a 10-inch blade while inside a second-story classroom and began attacking his fellow students, authorities said.

Mohammad was confronted by a construction worker, whom he stabbed, then ran outside and attacked at least one other person before being fatally shot by campus police. The attack rocked the tight-knit...