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Men’s track and field team takes home Big Sky title

Men’s track and field team takes home Big Sky title

Andre Newell
May 13, 2017
Filed under Featured, Sports, Track And Field

The Sacramento State men’s and women’s track and field teams finished first and third, respectively, in the Big Sky Conference Championships from May 10-13 at Hornet Stadium. Sac State’s men’s team finished with a total of 131.20 points, while the women’s team finished with 107 behind Montana ...

Hornets win 16 events in Sacramento State Open

Hornets win 16 events in Sacramento State Open

Andre Newell
May 7, 2017
Filed under Sports, Track And Field

In what was a tune-up meet to prepare for the Big Sky Championships, the Sacramento State track and field team hosted the Sacramento State Open at Hornet Stadium on Saturday. Both the men’s and women’s teams combined to win a total of 16 events and set four top-10 school marks. Senior thrower...

Opera Theatre company presents Tartuffe to University Theatre

Opera Theatre company presents Tartuffe to University Theatre

Andre Newell
May 3, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured

Members of the Sacramento State Opera Theatre company will be performing the theatrical production “Tartuffe” on the University Theatre’s main stage starting Friday. Based on Moliere’s comedy that was written in France in 1664, the production is a modern comic opera about the title character, ...

Men’s soccer team looks to build on spring season chemistry

Men’s soccer team looks to build on spring season chemistry

Andre Newell
April 24, 2017
Filed under Soccer, Sports

After losing 10 seniors to graduation, the Sacramento State men’s soccer team has spent the entire spring season trying to rebuild its chemistry. After drawing with Sacramento Republic FC (0-0) on March 1 and defeating Saint Mary’s on the road (1-0) on March 18, the Hornets suffered a 4-1 loss to...

Women’s shot put team ranked No. 12 in NCAA

Women’s shot put team ranked No. 12 in NCAA

Andre Newell
April 18, 2017
Filed under Sports, Track And Field

After boasting the No. 4 ranked indoor men’s triple-jump squad, the Sacramento State track and field team now has a women’s shot put foursome in the 12th-place spot of the NCAA outdoor season. Sac State freshman Morgan Jones, sophomore Jelaia Jones, junior Kathleen Durand and senior Tyhana Coop...

Men’s basketball team prepares to rebuild for 2017-18 season

Men’s basketball team prepares to rebuild for 2017-18 season

Andre Newell
April 10, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The NCAA Division I men’s basketball season officially came to a close on April 3, but Sacramento State has had longer than 10 days to think about its below .500 season. The Hornets’ season came to an end after suffering an 89-70 loss to Eastern Washington in the quarterfinal game of the Big Sk...

KSSU hosts slam poetry event on campus

KSSU hosts slam poetry event on campus

Andre Newell
April 9, 2017
Filed under Culture

Sacramento State students gathered together in the Dining Commons on Friday night to listen to their fellow classmates express themselves at a slam poetry night hosted by KSSU, Sac State's student-run radio station. This was the first time that KSSU has hosted a spoken word event for students to take the...

Women’s soccer team kicks off 7-game spring season

Women’s soccer team kicks off 7-game spring season

Andre Newell
April 8, 2017
Filed under Soccer, Sports

After losing 13 seniors to graduation, the Sacramento State women’s soccer team will look to reshape its roster during the seven-game spring scrimmage season. The Hornets, which finished 2016 with a trip to the Big Sky Tournament semifinals after going 8-7-4, played their first scrimmage against Cal...

Students for Justice in Palestine hold workshop to educate students about divestment

Students for Justice in Palestine hold workshop to educate students about divestment

Andre Newell
April 7, 2017
Filed under Featured, News

In light of the recent divestment campaign it have initiated on campus, Students for Justice in Palestine hosted a workshop on Thursday night to explain its proposal. SJP proposed to Associated Students, Inc. that the CSU system and school entities cut financial ties with corporations — including We...

Twin alumni gain national attention for ‘Hoop Maps’ app

Twin alumni gain national attention for ‘Hoop Maps’ app

Andre Newell
April 6, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Featured, Sports

Two Sacramento State graduates and twin brothers have created a new way for people to turn their phones into a pickup basketball database with their new app creation Hoop Maps. Dominic and Donte Morris, 28, both graduated from Sac State in 2011 and have been basketball fanatics their entire lives....

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