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CSUN student sexually assaulted at knifepoint, alleged suspect in custody

Police officers stand near police issued motorcycle
Michael Herrera March 30, 2016

A known suspect sexually assaulted a CSUN 20-year-old woman at knifepoint and threatened her during the assault, police said. The off-campus assault occurred at her home on Tuesday, west of the CSUN campus,...

CSUN student transported to the hospital after apparent suicide attempt in dorms

Max Zeronian February 5, 2016

A CSUN student was transported to the hospital after attempting suicide in her dorm on Thursday night, police said. Campus Police responded to a disturbance call in the University Park Apartments at 6:30...

Editorial: More steps are needed to keep CSUN residents safe

CSUN's on-campus student housing. (File Photo / The Sundial)
Ryan Mancini October 21, 2015

After several weeks, it was good to see the school respond to the three sexual assaults that have occurred within three weeks of each other, on and off-campus. The Sundial recognizes the need for secrecy...

Student-led petition prompts RHA to install printer in Pacific Willow Hall

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Aiyi Kang February 19, 2015

The Residence Hall Association installed a printer in the University Park Apartments' Pacific Willow Hall (Building 6) on Wednesday, Feb. 11 after receiving a petition curated by a student housing resident...

Student housing set to receive new dining experience with Bamboo Terrace restaurant

Lauren Rife January 30, 2015

CSUN housing's new Bamboo Terrace restaurant, an expansion of Geronimo's, begins construction next week and will open in August 2015 as discussed by the executive committee on Thursday."It will be like...

Roommate survival guide: tips for a crisis-free semester

Roommate survival guide: tips for a crisis-free semester
Nicole Socala July 15, 2014

The roommate from hell: An obnoxious individual who insists on scattering Geronimo’s wrappers on your side of the room and listening to Gangnam Style for the hundredth time on full volume. They come...

Sexual battery victim tells her story

Sexual battery victim tells her story
Vera Castaneda October 9, 2013

>>>UPDATE: The Los Angeles City Attorney's Office has charged a CSUN student with filing a false police report claiming she awoke to a man standing above her touching her bare leg, earlier...

Campus police investigate a series of crimes that took place in the dorms

Champaign Williams October 6, 2013

A series of crimes that have taken place in the student housing University Park Apartments (UPA) within a span of two weeks have Residential Life Services and the CSUN Police Department (PD) taking extra...

Dorm students take risk without renter’s insurance

Mona Adem December 4, 2012

College students are known to have a costly array of personal possessions when leaving their parents’ home for a dorm room. In addition to clothing, furniture and books, many students bring personal...

Security tightened for students living in CSUN dorms

Caitlin Martin October 16, 2011

Security has been ramped up near the doors to maintain the safety of students living on campus. Student housing has hired private security guards to supplement CSUN police and residential advisers who...

Renter’s insurance for dorm residents recommended

Brian De Los Santos May 11, 2011

Before the next big earthquake hits or a suspect burglarizes another dorm room, CSUN officials advise University Park Apartments residents to obtain some type of insurance coverage for their possessions. Many...

CSUN responds to dorm burglaries by increasing police patrols and installing window locks

Brian De Los Santos April 10, 2011

Student housing officials have implemented changes to improve security measures at the University Park Apartments due to the escalating number of dorm burglaries at CSUN. Six dorms were burglarized...

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