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Project Optimism celebrates members with first Black & White Gala

Project Optimism celebrates members with first Black & White Gala

Nicole Fowler
July 14, 2017
Filed under Culture

Project Optimism Inc., a Sacramento-based non-profit, held its inaugural Black & White Gala on July 9 at the University Union to recognize contributions made by its members and award them with scholarships. The evening was filled with live entertainment, food and dancing. In attendance were S...

Sac State alum integrates family and community into new poke restaurant

Sac State alum integrates family and community into new poke restaurant

Sami Soto
July 11, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured

The koi fish has a deep meaning to Sacramento State alumnus Jimmy Khov, who is preparing to open a new poke restaurant called PokeNoke in June. The restaurant’s symbol is a koi fish, which Khov said symbolizes his family who fled the Cambodian genocide in the 1970s. Khov was conceived in a refu...

Student designers showcase eco-friendly designs at Golden 1 Center

Student designers showcase eco-friendly designs at Golden 1 Center

Sami Soto
June 30, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured

The Golden 1 Center rolled out a red carpet Wednesday evening for seven student designers from Sacramento State and their models for the annual Student Fashion Association fashion show. The event, previously held on campus, was sponsored this year by Renew Merchandise. In addition to a donation of...

Students, legislators discuss educational concerns at First Millennial Caucus

Students, legislators discuss educational concerns at First Millennial Caucus

Nicole Fowler
June 30, 2017
Filed under News

Over 80 Sacramento State staff, students and community members attended the first Millennial Caucus Tuesday in The WELL’s Terrace Suite. The town hall-styled gathering was a place for legislators to meet with millennials, targeting students to discuss concerns such as education and the ongoing probl...

GALLERY: Hornet Stadium hosts USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships

GALLERY: Hornet Stadium hosts USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships

Nicole Fowler
June 26, 2017
Filed under Featured, Sports

Sacramento State hosted the 2017 USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships from June 22-25 at Hornet Stadium. Check out our photo gallery of the four-day event that drew nearly 30,000 spectators to Sacramento. Notes: Photo No. 1: Left, Deajah Stevens finishes first in the first round of the wom...

Student Fashion Association prepares for upcoming show at Golden 1 Center

Student Fashion Association prepares for upcoming show at Golden 1 Center

Sami Soto
June 23, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured

The Student Fashion Association is preparing to make its mark at the Golden 1 Center by holding its annual fashion show as part of the annual Green Sports Alliance Summit. Seven student fashion designers from Sacramento State will showcase their sports-themed collections in ECOLUTION: The Sustainable...

Groundbreaking ceremony celebrates construction of 1,750 additional parking spots

Groundbreaking ceremony celebrates construction of 1,750 additional parking spots

Rin Carbin
June 10, 2017
Filed under Featured, News

Sacramento State employees, construction staff and community leaders celebrated the construction of Parking Structure V with a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday. Sac State President Robert Nelsen, building designers Dreyfuss + Blackford Architecture, building constructors Clark Pacific and Sacramento repre...

Sac State wins WAC title, advances to play Stanford in NCAA Regional

Sac State wins WAC title, advances to play Stanford in NCAA Regional

Max Jacobs
May 29, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

After capturing the Western Athletic Conference championship in the conference tournament at Hohokam Stadium from May 24-27, the Sacramento State baseball team will play Stanford University on Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Regional.   The 2017 WAC title is the program’s first since 2...

Sac State baseball sweeps final home series, celebrates Senior Day

Sac State baseball sweeps final home series, celebrates Senior Day

Kameron Schmid
May 21, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

Sacramento State’s baseball team beat the UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros 8-6 Saturday to complete a three-game sweep in its last home series, the second series sweep of the Hornets season. Sac State (28-27, 12-12 Western Athletic Conference) locked itself in as the No. 3 seed in next week’s Wes...

Students can sign up for CalFresh at Sac State

Students can sign up for CalFresh at Sac State

Ricardo Coronado
May 17, 2017
Filed under News

If thoughts like, “I have to stop eating out,” “I don’t eat the right foods,” and “I spend too much money on food” ever cross your mind, then you’re likely not alone. Student Health and Wellness at The WELL is helping students at Sacramento State tackle these insecurities by assi...

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