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Electrical short prompts evacuation of Oviatt Library

The LA Fire Department responded to an alarm in the Oviatt Library due to an electrical short in the elevator motors. Photo Credit: Araceli Castillo/ Photo Editor

Michael Arvizu

October 7, 2014

An electrical short circuit in one of the elevator motors of the Oviatt Library caused smoke to spread along the basement and garden level which prompted an evacuation of the building Tuesday night. A fire alarm went off prompting students and staff to evacuate onto Oviatt Lawn as Los Angeles Fire...

Eucalyptus Hall evacuated due to ventilation failure

A gas leak in room 2302 of the third floor of Eucalyptus Hall is being evaluated. An official of the Math and Science College department exits room 2302. The first and third floors of Eucalyptus Hall were evacuated. Photo Credit: Araceli Castillo/ Photo Editor

Alex Vejar

September 25, 2014

    >>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 am...

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

Champaign Williams

December 9, 2013

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 Ha...

CSUN student passes out in Sierra Hall

CSUN student passes out in Sierra Hall

Neelofer Lodhy

September 23, 2013

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....

LAFD responds to emergency outside of VPAC

LAFD responds to emergency outside of VPAC

Champaign Williams

September 16, 2013

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 the tim...

LAPD investigating burglary at apartment complex near campus

LAPD investigating burglary at apartment complex near campus

Gabrielle Moreira

May 2, 2013

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 an...

CSUN students hit by vehicle near campus

CSUN students hit by vehicle near campus

Charlie Kaijo

April 26, 2013

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 clo...

Two pedestrians hit by vehicle near Zelzah and Prairie

Gabrielle Moreira

April 25, 2013

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...

Sighting of a suspect with a gun on campus

Sighting of a suspect with a gun on campus

Gabrielle Moreira

April 24, 2013

[set_id=72157633346478292]   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. ...

LAPD name suspect in Northridge girl assault case

Gabrielle Moreira

March 30, 2013

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...

BREAKING NEWS: Campus receives emergency email on potential bomb threat

Melissa Simon

October 18, 2012

>>>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...

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

Casey Delich

September 12, 2012

>>>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...

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