The Sundial

Resource fair brings awareness of sexual assault prevention

Resource fair brings awareness of sexual assault prevention

Jacob Pascua

April 25, 2018

Students got the opportunity to learn about CSUN's sexual assault prevention resources as they gathered in the Plaza del Sol Tuesday afternoon.The peer-education program Project DATE organized the event as a part of their Sexual Assault Awareness for Everyone, or SAAFE, Week. The week-long event is ...

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...

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 April 18 to April 24

Crime blotter for April 18 to April 24

Erik Luna

April 25, 2016

Monday, April 18 A black marker was used to write graffiti in the Sierra Hall third floor men's restroom. A bicycle was stolen from the University Student Union. The bike was secured with a cable lock. An unknown suspect crashed their vehicle into a parked car at the E9 Parking Lot. The suspect left...

CSUN student sexually assaulted at knifepoint, alleged suspect in custody

CSUN student sexually assaulted at knifepoint, alleged suspect in custody

Michael Herrera

March 31, 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, according to police.The student reported the assault to a campus resource the next day, who re...

Safe Campus Act could take power away from universities

Safe Campus Act could take power away from universities

Halie Cook

December 8, 2015

The power to investigate sexual assault crimes could be taken away from colleges and universities if The Safe Campus Act is passed into law. That piece of legislation, which is now up for consideration by the U.S. House of Representatives, aims to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 by implementing...

Don’t shine a light on me: Sexual assault prevention strategies can only work if campaigns make assaulters the targets

Don’t shine a light on me: Sexual assault prevention strategies can only work if campaigns make assaulters the targets

Hansook Oh

November 23, 2015

Many of us completed at what felt like the last minute “Not Anymore,” the required 75-minute online sexual assault prevention program for freshmen, transfer students and graduate students. I know I didn’t make it a priority, as I completely forgot about it until a day before it was due....

Final day to complete Not Anymore

Final day to complete Not Anymore

Halie Cook

November 13, 2015

Freshman, new transfer and graduate students have until today, Nov. 13, to complete CSUN's new mandatory training program on sexual assault prevention.Not Anymore is the new training program that aims to educate students on sexual assault and is required before eligible students can register for their...

There’s a silver lining to all of the sexual assault reports

There’s a silver lining to all of the sexual assault reports

Frances Ramsel

October 28, 2015

As easy as it is to think sexual assault happens on other campuses and to other students, clearly, the crime of sexual assault is happening here at CSUN to our friends and our classmates. Moreover, it is an issue that we as a community are unprepared to grapple with. In the wake of every recent sexual as...

Students and faculty discuss sexual assault at Town Hall meeting

Students and faculty discuss sexual assault at Town Hall meeting

Roza Asgharzadeh

October 23, 2015

Concerned students and faculty members gathered on Thursday, Oct. 22 for the Town Hall meeting to talk about the sexual assaults that have occurred in and around CSUN's campus. CSUN's Chief Police Anne P. Glavin, Strength United executive director Kim Goldberg-Roth, and coordinator of Title IX Susan...

Editorial: More steps are needed to keep CSUN residents safe

Editorial: More steps are needed to keep CSUN residents safe

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 in a time where investigation is important in determining what happened, what can be done to stop f...

5 years of reported sexual assaults at CSUN

5 years of reported sexual assaults at CSUN

Pilar De Haro

October 20, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]26 sexual assaults on campus were reported to the CSUN Police Department in the last five years, according to crime log data from CSUN PD. However, a 2007 study from the U.S. Department of Justice found that one out of five undergraduate women experience an attemp...

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