The Sundial

Suspect with knife reported on campus

Suspect with knife reported on campus

Samantha Gullikson

February 7, 2017

On Tuesday morning, the CSUN Police Department transferred a call from the LAPD that reported a suspect on campus with a knife. According to Christina Villalobos, special assistant to the chief of police, the caller said they were a faculty member who had been told by two students that the suspect...

Second lawsuit during Trump’s presidency

Second lawsuit during Trump’s presidency

Samantha Gullikson

January 31, 2017

Both the state of Washington and the city of San Francisco have announced lawsuits against President Donald Trump this week.Bob Ferguson, Washington's attorney general, announced Monday that he'd be filing a lawsuit against Trump, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and other high-ranking officials...

Town Hall allows for post-inaugural discussion

Town Hall allows for post-inaugural discussion

Samantha Gullikson

January 30, 2017

A Campus Town Hall meeting is being held on Jan. 31 to bring students together for a discussion on "coming together during times of uncertainty."The Town Hall, which takes place from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the USU Northridge Center, is a follow-up to a post-election town hall that was held in November....

Trauma via training

Trauma via training

Samantha Gullikson

January 20, 2017

Since spring 2015, CSUN has required mandatory online training on sexual assault and prevention for its students. For most, it comes as an annoyance, but since their class schedule depends on it, they bear it. While these programs are designed to educate college students on sexual assault, they realistically hu...

Crime Blotter December 5-11

Crime Blotter December 5-11

Samantha Gullikson

December 13, 2016

Tuesday, Dec. 6- Two residents of UPA 19 were referred for disciplinary action for alcohol law violations.- A fire alarm on the first floor of UPA 10 was falsely activated by an unknown suspect.- A secured bicycle was stolen from outside the CSUN campus store.Wednesday, Dec. 7- An unknown suspect stole a secured bic...

Sixth sexual assault reported this semester

Sixth sexual assault reported this semester

Samantha Gullikson

December 8, 2016

On Dec. 3, a victim came forward to report that on Nov. 24, 2015, they had been raped at the University Park Apartments.This is the sixth sexual assault reported this semester but is the only one that reportedly took place before the semester started.One report of sodomy made on Oct. 10 has since bee...

Crime Blotter November 28 – December 4

Crime Blotter November 28 – December 4

Samantha Gullikson

December 6, 2016

Monday, November 28- A secured bicycle was stolen from outside UPA 9.- A resident of UPA 16 was referred for drug and alcohol violations.- A victim reported that a cell phone he left unattended in a bathroom in Citrus Hall had been stolen.Tuesday, November 29- A woman reported that her significant other...

It’s On Us campaign aims to raise bystander awareness nationally

It’s On Us campaign aims to raise bystander awareness nationally

Samantha Gullikson

December 2, 2016

It’s On Us is a national campaign that strives to raise bystander awareness and prevention of sexual assaults. The campaign invites everyone to sign a pledge to not be a bystander and to make a personal commitment to keeping both men and women safe from sexual assault. Earlier this week, a variety of events surrounding the It's On...

Crime Blotter for November 21-28

Crime Blotter for November 21-28

Samantha Gullikson

November 28, 2016

Monday, Nov. 21A victim reported that her parking permit and some clothing were stolen from her vehicle. The victim isn't sure whether the crime occurred on campus or at her residence and if the car was secured or not.Tuesday, Nov. 22An unknown suspect or suspects damaged the third floor lobby and st...

Blue light emergency boxes not often used by campus community

Blue light emergency boxes not often used by campus community

Samantha Gullikson

November 21, 2016

Many students have seen the blue emergency light boxes scattered all throughout the campus, but a majority of those who see them every day have not used one.According to Christina Villalobos, public information officer for CSUN Department of Police Services, 20,665 reports were processed in 2015. Of tho...

Crime Blotter November 14-20

Crime Blotter November 14-20

Samantha Gullikson

November 21, 2016

Monday, Nov. 14 - It was reported that an unknown suspect became verbally disruptive in Live Oak Hall when he was questioned by staff about why he was opening several doors. Tuesday, Nov. 15 - An unknown suspect used a black marker to vandalize an elevator inside Bayramian Hall. - A skateboard...

CSUN’s favorite contraceptives

CSUN’s favorite contraceptives

Samantha Gullikson

November 21, 2016

For many of students who are pursuing a higher education, a baby may not be in the cards. Students are working towards degrees, many of them have jobs on top of going to school, and a lot of college students don’t have the time and resources to dedicate to a child. Because of that, birth control...

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