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Campus fire extinguished, LAFD says


The Los Angeles Fire Department responded Tuesday morning to an alert reporting heavy smoke on the university park campus, according to the Los Angeles Times. LAFD spokesman Brian Humphrey said the firefighters were called to the fourth-floor of Vivian Hall, located on Watt Way, at approximately 9:40 a.m. The crews were able to quickly extinguish […]

Clubs need to update safety regulations


In the early hours of Sunday morning, at least 235 young adults lost their lives in a fire at the Kiss nightclub in Santa Maria, Brazil. Tears have been shed, but from the ashes, an opportunity to create a safer, more civil, less rule-bending community should be salvaged — not just at the club, but […]

Troy Hall evacuated due to false alarm


Around 12:05 a.m. last night, a fire alarm was set off on the fourth floor in Troy Hall evacuating the entire building for about an hour; however, according to Department of Public Safety officials, there was no fire. “Someone set off a fire extinguisher as a prank and that set off the alarm.  No one […]