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Hornets leave the Nest for final two regular-season games

Hornets leave the Nest for final two regular-season games

Andre Newell

February 28, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

With two games remaining in the regular season, the Sacramento State men’s basketball team edges closer to the Big Sky Tournament in Reno on March 7. Big Sky Conference competition started rough for Sac State (11-16, 8-8 Big Sky) as the team dropped its first three games — with two home losse...

New bill seeks to halt tuition increases

New bill seeks to halt tuition increases

Raul Hernandez

February 28, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

A bump on the road was placed in the possibility of a tuition increase when Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, D-Fullerton, and the leaders of the California Faculty Association (CFA) announced the Student Protection Act on Feb. 21. If passed, the bill would place a moratorium on increases in tuition and ...

Late professor remembered for more than teaching at art reception

Late professor remembered for more than teaching at art reception

Thomas Frey

February 28, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured

The late Valerie Wheeler was honored at an art reception featuring her work by more than 100 friends, family, former students and colleagues. The reception was held Saturday at the Kadema Hall Robert Else Gallery for people to come to see her art and pay respects to her life and legacy on campus....

ASI election workshops draw crickets, not Hornets

ASI election workshops draw crickets, not Hornets

Ricardo Coronado

February 27, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

On three separate dates at election workshops held by Associated Students, Inc. meant to provide information on how to run for ASI elections, hardly anyone showed up. Nobody showed up at the first workshop held on Feb. 17, which may have been due to a combination of the day’s heavy rain and the f...

How to survive the Writing Placement for Juniors exam

How to survive the Writing Placement for Juniors exam

Rebecca Armbruster

February 27, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured

Registration for the Writing Placement for Juniors, also known as the WPJ, opened this week. Undergraduate students with 60 or more units can register from Feb. 20 to March 3 at noon for the upcoming test on Saturday, March 11. At Sacramento State, students are required to either take English 109W, 109M...

Spring, summer trends blossom at Sacramento Fashion Week

Spring, summer trends blossom at Sacramento Fashion Week

Sharlene Phou

February 27, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured

Sacramento Fashion Week held its Spring and Summer Showcase on Feb. 24 at the Sacramento Railyards, featuring seven local designers — one of which is a Sacramento State alumna. Each collection from designers like Sac State’s own Theresa Truong, AMOIRAI by Mary Moehring, Studio FIG, Lisa Lo, Angela De Forsage, SALOEUT by Saphaktra Touch and miss velvet cream by Scatha G....

Black History Month provides a sense of pride for men’s basketball players

Black History Month provides a sense of pride for men’s basketball players

Chris Bullock

February 27, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Black History Month has long been a chance for African-Americans in all fields not only to celebrate their heritage but to educate others who don’t understand their background. This includes athletes, and that fact has not been lost on members of the Sacramento State men’s basketball team. Ju...

Baseball team completes four-game sweep over Northern Kentucky

Baseball team completes four-game sweep over Northern Kentucky

Max Jacobs

February 27, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Sacramento State captured a four-game sweep over the Northern Kentucky baseball team Sunday, winning 12-11 after coming back from two separate four-run deficits at John Smith Field. Sac State junior center fielder Ian Dawkins led the way as he went 4-for-5 batting, driving in three RBIs and drawing ...

Men’s tennis team falls 5-2 to UC Davis

Men’s tennis team falls 5-2 to UC Davis

Matthew Nobert

February 26, 2017


Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Sacramento State men’s tennis team lost 5-2 to UC Davis, but the Hornets expressed confidence at the Marya Welch Tennis Center despite the team’s fourth-straight loss Saturday. “I’m proud of our guys,” Sac State assistant coach Kevin Kurtz said. “Our guys fought hard. This is what we shoul...

Men’s basketball team tops Southern Utah on senior night 86-76

Men’s basketball team tops Southern Utah on senior night 86-76

Andre Newell

February 26, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Featured, Sports

The Sacramento State’s men’s basketball team snapped its two-game losing streak Saturday with an 86-76 win over Southern Utah on senior night at the Nest. Sac State (11-16, 8-8 Big Sky) shot 52.8 percent from the field, while only allowing Southern Utah (5-24, 3-13 Big Sky) to put up a 38.5 shoo...

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