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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 […]

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The Birdkillers

About 4,000 birds were killed by the BP oil disaster last year. That’s a lot of turkey salad gone to waste. Considering 4,000 birds according to the Deepwater Horizon response’s Consolidated Fish & Wildlife Collection Report, it may look like British Petroleum is responsible for one of the greatest avian disasters of the decade, at […]

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A.S. budget ‘consistent’, will increase

As of their final meeting of the academic year, the Associate Students senate had $12,729 in their unassigned contingency fund and $21,905 in their academic related resource fund and will see their budget increase next semester. Director of Finance Vahan Khodanian said that although the fiscal year does not end until the last day of […]

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CSUN President Jolene Koester to step down and retire

CSUN President Jolene Koester will retire by the end of Fall 2011. Koester sent out an email earlier today announcing her plan to faculty and students. Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Harry Hellenbrand who has worked with Koester said she will be missed. “It’s a big loss to us all – personally and […]

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Don’t hesitate to go ‘green’

If you don’t like the terms going “green,” eco-friendly, environmentally-friendly, earth-friendly or any other way you spin it, it’s simply judt about taking care of the environment and ourselves. It’s not about money, even though the rest of the world is. Because of this frugal and money-savvy mentality, many are against the movement of organic-made […]

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