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Sundial Radio Hour Oct. 13, 2015

Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan hosts the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater

Daniel Shin

October 14, 2015

The Sundial Radio Hour – news summaries for the day, today. Here are the headlines:– Third reported sexual assault at CSU Northridge– Planned Parenthood to no longer take compensation for fetal tissue research – American Music Awards announces nominees– Playboy announces...

Project D.A.T.E to start sexual assault dialogue program with CSUN men

Students at CSUN walk through Sierra Quad to their classes. A new on-campus initiative is aiming to open conversations on sexual assault prevention with male students. (Juan Pardo / The Sundial) Photo credit: Juan Pardo

Danielle Parmentier

October 13, 2015

CSUN will make a change in the way it attempts to communicate with and educate male students in particular, about sexual assault.The campus peer-education organization, Project D.A.T.E, focuses its efforts on acquaintance or date rape prevention, and will form a new, male-focused group called Men CARE...

Poll: How did you first hear about the recent sexual assaults on and near CSUN’s campus?


October 10, 2015

With two sexual assaults occurring within one week of each other, one on campus and another occurring during Big Show while taking place off campus, students can check here how they were notified about the separate attacks:

Where was the urgency?

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Amber Partida

October 8, 2015

Safety and security should always be a top priority when attending a college such as CSUN or living in student housing. However, let’s face it, not all of us think twice about the walk back to the dorms or leaving the gym to the parking lot alone at night. It’s one of those instances where “it...

CSUN police sends sexual assault crime alert three days after incident

Frontview of The Department of Police service on CSUN's campus.

Yocasta Arias

October 7, 2015

Sexual assault crime alerts, such as the email received on Tuesday, are distributed on a "case by case" basis, according to the CSUN Department of Police Services policy. CSUN PD sent out an email crime alert with information on the alleged sexual assault of a student that took place near campus on...

Editorial: hold a rape prevention program with an all-male class

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October 7, 2015

The recent incidents of sexual assault on and near CSUN's campus have given good enough reason to have people feel worried or frustrated over the status of their security. It has been discussed among The Sundial's Editorial Staff members and one of the staff reporters that CSUN needs to invest time and mon...

What you need to know about the two sexual assaults

Campus Crime Alert: Sexual Assault

Vanessa Barajas

October 6, 2015

Two separate sexual assaults have taken place within one week, and female CSUN students were victims.   September 26, 2015 A CSUN resident at the University Park Apartments was allegedly raped in her dorm.   October 3, 2015 A CSUN female student left Big Show XV between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. and was allegedly assaulted from behind in an all...

Social media reaction to CSUN Big Show, sexual assault

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Eliset Zapien

October 6, 2015

Hundreds of students were at CSUN for its 15th annual Big Show event with rapper Tyga and DJ Carnage last weekend. However, a female CSUN student who had been denied access to Big Show due to overcapacity issues was sexually assaulted Saturday night while walking through an alley between Vincennes...

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....

Student raped inside of her dorm in University Park

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Manny Araujo

September 30, 2015

A CSUN student was raped inside her dorm early Saturday morning, CSUN’s Department of Police Services reported.According to the Department of Police Services, the victim met the assailant at an off-campus party and returned with him to her dorm at the University Park Apartments. Shortly after, th...

Pierce College professor gives lecture at CSUN to confront rape culture

Betsy Belle Camacho

April 25, 2015

Feminist James McKeever discussed society's rape culture and the fact that a rape culture even exists during a lecture at CSUN on Wednesday. McKeever, a professor at Pierce College, showed a few popular high-end brand advertisements that depicted rape to sell their products. One in particular was a Dol...

Lecture gives students the tools to prevent sexual assault and be an active bystander

Dena White

April 20, 2015

As part of CSUN’s annual Sexual Assault Awareness For Everyone Week, Project D.A.T.E. presented a lecture to educate students on the difference between a bystander and an active bystander, as well as how this small shift in knowledge can make a significant difference in preventing assault in so...

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