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Heating systems shut down in several buildings due to main pipe leaks

Leaks in the main campus heating hot water pipes have resulted in the shut-down of heating systems within multiple buildings, according to campus Physical Plant Management (PPM). The main heating hot water pipes serves all major campus buildings. As such, the heating systems in University Hall, Sierra Hall, Sierra Tower, Sierra Center, Jerome Richfield Hall […]

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CSUN student passes out in Sierra Hall

CSUN student passes out in Sierra Hall

A male CSUN student was carried away on a stretcher after he passed out on the second floor of Sierra Hall on Monday. Paramedics arrived at the scene at 1 p.m. Northridge Police Officer Ramales said the student was feeling ill and fainted and was being taken to Northridge Hospital.

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LAFD responds to emergency outside of VPAC

LAFD responds to emergency outside of VPAC

A Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) firetruck and ambulance were outside Valley Performing Arts Center at approximately 9:40 p.m. in response to an emergency call. A woman, identity unknown, was assisted in the ambulance for 30 minutes before LAFD rushed her to the hospital. Two CSUN Police Officers were on the scene assisting LAFD at […]

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LAPD investigating burglary at apartment complex near campus

LAPD investigating burglary at apartment complex near campus

LAPD is investigating a burglary at the Maravilla apartment complex on Darby Avenue and Dearborn Street at 8:35 p.m. Wednesday night. Officer Oschmann of the Devonshire Division said a tenant was still in their apartment when the suspect broke in. Oschmann said the investigation is ongoing and there is no further information to report as of […]

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CSUN students hit by vehicle near campus

CSUN students hit by vehicle near campus

A man mistaking a turn arrow for a green light struck two CSUN students with his car on the corner of Zelzah Avenue and Prairie Street Thursday. Collision investigator Kirby, of the Valley Traffic Division, said the man was driving southbound on Zelzah. Kirby said the students may have had on dark clothes, which made […]

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Two pedestrians hit by vehicle near Zelzah and Prairie

Two pedestrians were hit by a vehicle while crossing the intersection of Zelzah Avenue and Prairie Street near campus, according to City News Service. Officer Derry of the Valley Traffic Division said officers are investigating the situation and cannot release any further information at this time. Check back for more updates.

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Sighting of a suspect with a gun on campus

Sighting of a suspect with a gun on campus

  UPDATE 8:12: Police services has sent out a final alert that no suspect has been found. They will notify the community if anything changes and will continue to survey the campus. UPDATE 7:24: CSUN PD has said there has been no further activity to report, but if anything changes, the campus will be notified. […]

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LAPD name suspect in Northridge girl assault case

The LAPD Robbery-Homicide Division has identified a suspect in the case of an assault and kidnapping of a 10-year-old Northridge girl. Tobias Dustin Summers was named as the only suspect in the case at a 3 p.m. press conference, available through live stream. Summers is described as a 6 foot tall, 30-year-old man with blond […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Campus receives emergency email on potential bomb threat

>>>UPDATE 11:25 a.m. CSUN PD emailed and called students saying “final update: CSUN police have determined there is no threat to the campus community. Campus emails open and classes will still be held.” A bomb dog helped complete the search. >>>UPDATE 11:05 a.m.: CSUN Police Services sent out another email notification saying that police are […]

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BREAKING: CSUN Police Department warns there is an unsubstantiated claim that there is a person with a gun on campus

>>>UPDATE 4:11 p.m.: The CSUN Police Department was in a heightened state of security today, after a suspected gun was reported on campus. Police received a call to dispatch at 12:25 p.m. about a student on campus claiming to have a gun near the Oviatt Library, telling a female student that he had a gun […]

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4.2 quake hits Los Angeles, 17 miles from CSUN

A magnitude-4.2 earthquake shook the Southland Thursday afternoon about 4 miles east-southeast of Newhall, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The first shake hit at 1:47 p.m., followed three minutes later by a magnitude 2.0-aftershock. Students reported feeling the quake, along with Angelenos in Hollywood and Van Nuys, according to Facebook statuses. Buildings […]

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CSU budget updates

Updated 7/2 Gov. Jerry Brown signed a balanced budget that will reduce state funding to the California State University by at least $150 million Thursday and will likely lead to tuition hikes for fall 2011. The additional $150 million will come on top of $500 million in cuts enacted in March, totaling $650 million. CSUN […]