At approximately 1:30 p.m., CSUN students were evacuated from Manzanita hall due to an emergency alarm. CSUN PD investigated on what caused the alarm and students gave their initial reaction to the situation.
An emergency alarm was sounded in Manzanita Hall announcing students to evacuate the building at 1:30 p.m. CSUN PD arrived on scene around 1:40 p.m. to investigate. Sgt. Randy Banales of CSUN PD said a smoke alarm was activated, but there was no smoke or fire. “I don’t know what triggered it,” he said. […]
Students interested in learning about options after they graduate, such as graduate programs attended CSUN’s annual Graduate and Professional School Information Day. Nearly 80 different schools were available to inform students looking to enter grad school, inside the University Student Union Northridge Center. The event, which was hosted by the Career Center, was held from […]
A new branding agency has been hired to improve CSUN’s visibility to the community, announced during today’s Associated Students (AS) senate meeting. 160 over 90, whose clients include UCLA, the Miami Dolphins and American Eagle Outfitters, will work with athletics and the VPAC to gain more recognition, according to Talar Alexanian, AS vice president […]
As part of the 45th anniversary of Chicana/o studies and the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), the two departments joined together Saturday to hold the annual End-Dependence Day celebration at the Chicano House. The event, which also celebrated Mexican independence day, featured food, live music, and exhibits from the departments’ 45 years history. A stage […]
The CSUN Outdoor Adventures has received concerns that they organized the summer hiking trip that led to the death of 19-year-old student Armando Villa.
The CSUN Outdoor Adventures program has received claims that they organized the summer hiking trip that led to the death of 19-year-old student Armando Villa. Leaders within the organization said that people have connected them with the incident because of the trips they take. “People thinking it happened on one of our adventures has led to […]
>>CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported the ventilation failure as a gas leak. A ventilation failure at Eucalyptus Hall caused the entire building to be evacuated on Thursday. In room 2302, students were working on an experiment involving ammonium chloride when fumes were released into the classroom due to a […]
The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department (LASD) Homicide Bureau has completed their investigation into the death of CSUN student Armando Villa and is waiting on an official report from the LA County Department of Coroner. Once the LASD receive the report, they will combine it with their own investigation and submit it to the LA district attorney’s office. The […]
With reaction to student success fees mixed, a committee was formed to investigate reaction to student success fees and open forums were scheduled for three campuses. At the CSUN forum, students from CSU Fullerton and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo were also in attendance. Their reactions to their student success fees were mostly positive. CSUN […]
CSUN has just installed a new desktop application to all campus PCs, with Macs soon to follow. Alertus is a warning system that relays immediate emergency messages to students via pop-up alerts on campus computers. CSUN already has an existing warning system that notifies students of an emergency via mobile phone and email. However, some […]