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CSUN reacts to New York City bombing

New york streets shown with police officer and a blocked off space

Eduardo Miranda

September 20, 2016

After New York City was hit by a bomb on Saturday night, some CSUN students feel unsafe. Ericka Andrade, a sociology major, said, “I think this world is crazy. I don’t feel safe here on campus or anywhere. If you're good and your good vibes continue then violence is not the answer.” Dill...

Attempted robbery near campus

CSUN police department services building exterior

Alejandro Aranda

August 30, 2016

An attempted robbery on Lassen Street and Lindley Avenue was reported to the CSUN police department this afternoon.According to CSUN police, the victim was attempting to sell her cell phone to the alleged suspect at the intersection. The suspect tried to take the victim’s cell phone and punched t...

Gene Wilder dead at 83

Still from the movie

Robert Spallone

August 29, 2016

Actor Gene Wilder, who starred in films such as “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” and “Young Frankenstein,” died on Sunday night at the age of 83, according to news reports. Wilder’s lawyer, Eric Weissmann, confirmed the star’s death Monday afternoon to CNN. “Even though his characters w...

Police search for man who appeared to have handgun, attempt to rob CSUN student

The Recreation Center within the University Student Union where the attempted robbery occurred on Feb. 23, 2016. Nicollette Ashtiani / The Sundial

Brooke Holland

February 23, 2016

CSUN Police Department are looking for a male suspect that attempted to rob a female student with what appeared to be a black semi-automatic handgun. The incident occurred today on Matador Walk, north of the University Student Union's swimming pool, around 6:18 p.m., according to a crime alert. According...

Developing: Active shooter reported in San Bernardino, multiple victims

Police and emergency vehicles line Waterman Avenue in front of the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, Calif., scene of a mass shooting on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Ariana Duenas

December 2, 2015

Authorities responded to an active shooter situation in San Bernardino, California, according to the County Sheriff Department. As many as three gunmen opened gunfire at a social services center Wednesday, wounding as many as 20 people, according to authorities. According to the LA Times, a San Bernardino police spokeswoman confirmed there "are fatalities," but was unsure of how man...

5 people injured in UC Merced Stabbing

UCM Tweet reads: UCM Alert: Stabbing Reported in COB. Police responding. Please avoid the area.

Daniel Shin

November 4, 2015

Five people were injured in a stabbing incident around 8 a.m. today at UC Merced. According to the UC Merced Police Department, the suspect was shot by police and died from his injuries. Two of the victims were airlifted to a local hospital while the other three were treated on campus, according to a UC M...

Student reports on-campus rape over weekend

CSUN's on-campus student housing. (File Photo / The Sundial)

Halie Cook

October 13, 2015

The CSUN Police Department is investigating another on-campus rape, which occurred over the weekend. This is the third student-reported rape in less than one month. The incident occurred at the University Park Apartments as "rape under false pretenses" at around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, according to...

CSUN student sexually assaulted near campus during Big Show

Ticketholders wait in line awaiting entrance to enter into Big Show

Ryan Mancini

October 4, 2015

A female CSUN student was sexually assaulted in an alley by Vincennes St. and Prairie St. after leaving Big Show XV at 9 p.m. CSUN police told NBC 4 news. The student tried to enter Big Show but was denied access due to full capacity. She was leaving the event when somebody grabbed her from behind....

Bicycle thief arrested near University Park Apartments Toyon Hall

Map of CSUN campus.

Daniel Shin

October 2, 2015

CSUN police arrested a bicycle thief today who was caught stealing a bicycle from racks located near Toyon and Shore Pine Hall at the University Park Apartment complex.According to a mass email from CSUN student housing services, the male suspect stole a bike secured with a black cable cord.CSUN police were not ...

Oregon college shooter identified, 10 dead, others injured

Birds Eye View of Community College in Oregon.

Daniel Shin

October 1, 2015

*Update, 9:56 a.m. Friday, Oct. 2, 2015. Local law enforcement officials have identified the gunman of the Umpqua Community College shooting as 26-year-old Chris Harper Mercer. Mercer killed nine people on the Oregon community college campus on Thursday morning and hospitalized seven others. Officials...

Dean Jay Kvapil will retire at the end of July

At CSUN, Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communications house majors from journalism to threatre. (Shayla Orange / Staff Photographer)

Kenneth Berry

July 7, 2015

Dean of the Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication, Jay Kvapil, announced Monday that he will retire at the end of July due to ongoing health issues. Kvapil served as Dean for the Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communications for the 2014-2015 academic year. "I wish I could...

U.S. Supreme Court legalizes gay marriage

Parade participants march down Market St. carrying the rainbow flag during the annual Gay Pride parade in San Francisco, California, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

Brooke Holland

June 26, 2015

Same-sex marriage is now legal in all 50 states. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled by a 5-4 vote on Friday that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry. This means the 13 states with bans on gay marriage will no longer be able to enforce them, according to BBC News. Several states, including Michigan, Texas, Mi...

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