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Sac State softball team drops doubleheader against Idaho State

Sac State softball team drops doubleheader against Idaho State

Matthew Nobert
March 31, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Sacramento State softball team suffered back-to-back losses in its doubleheader against Idaho State Friday at Shea Stadium. The Hornets fell 6-4 in game one and 4-1 in the second matchup against the Bengals, while heavy winds persisted throughout the afternoon. Sac State (11-17-1, 1-3 Big Sky...

OPINION: Do I know as much about Cesar Chavez Day as I should?

OPINION: Do I know as much about Cesar Chavez Day as I should?

Raul Hernandez
March 31, 2017
Filed under Featured, Opinion

As a child of two immigrant farm workers, I feel that I should have a wider depth of knowledge than I do regarding Cesar Chavez, one of the most important Mexican Americans. Of course, I know that Cesar Chavez was a civil rights activist for Latino farm workers and is known for his famous saying, â...

Two-day protest culminates with chants and confessions

Two-day protest culminates with chants and confessions

John Ferrannini
March 31, 2017
Filed under Featured, News

By Kameron Schmid and John Ferrannini A group of Sacramento State student organizations and clubs organized a two-day protest that ended Thursday, aimed at spreading awareness of the marginalization of groups in society such as women of color, undocumented immigrants and LGBT individuals. The protest ...

Sac State battles wind in 5-2 win over Dragons

Sac State battles wind in 5-2 win over Dragons

Sami Soto
March 31, 2017
Filed under Featured, Sports, Tennis

Despite heavy winds, the Sacramento State men’s tennis team topped the Drexel Dragons 5-2 Thursday afternoon to snap the Hornets’ four-game losing streak at the Rio Del Oro Racquet Club. The day began with the No. 2 doubles pairing of junior Christopher Clayton and freshman Lois Chabut against...

Women’s tennis team edged 4-3 by Cal Poly

Women’s tennis team edged 4-3 by Cal Poly

Alec Romero
March 31, 2017
Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Sacramento State women’s tennis team fell to the visiting Cal Poly Mustangs, 4-3, for its second straight loss Thursday at the Campus Tennis Courts. The match began with the doubles round as the No. 1 duo of freshman Sofia Gulnova and junior Ana Loaiza Esquivias trailed 4-0 against Cal Poly...

Four gymnasts qualify for NCAA Regional

Four gymnasts qualify for NCAA Regional

Thomas Frey
March 30, 2017
Filed under Gymnastics, Sports

For the second year in a row, Sacramento State gymnasts Julia Konner and Lauren Rice have qualified for the NCAA Regional Saturday at the University of Washington in Seattle. They will be joined by juniors Caitlin Soliwoda and Courtney Soliwoda. For Konner (senior) and Rice (junior), this is ...

EDITORIAL: Tuition is going up — What now?

EDITORIAL: Tuition is going up — What now?

State Hornet
March 30, 2017
Filed under Featured, Opinion / Editorials

Now that the California State University Board of Trustees has decided to raise tuition for the first time in six years, it’s up to the state legislature to act to ensure that a university education in this state doesn’t become less affordable. Thankfully, the tuition increase was approved with the caveat th...

Lead contamination testing wrapping up in April

Lead contamination testing wrapping up in April

Kameron Schmid
March 30, 2017
Filed under Featured, News

The second comprehensive test for lead contamination in Sacramento State’s drinking water sources is underway and should be completed in April, according to school officials. The current round of testing is being done by California Industrial Hygiene Services, or CIH Services, a certified industrial h...

‘Giant Peach’ meets giant puppets in Sac State play

‘Giant Peach’ meets giant puppets in Sac State play

Rin Carbin
March 29, 2017
Filed under Video

(Video by Rin Carbin and Sami Soto) RELATED: Preview of Sac State's "Giant and the Giant Peach" production.

Last Sac State play of semester, based on Roald Dahl book, to start April 5

Last Sac State play of semester, based on Roald Dahl book, to start April 5

Andro Palting
March 29, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured

https://youtu.be/DBU5_Z1tCBw Originally set to debut last fall as a small production, “James and the Giant Peach” will take to the main stage at the University Theatre on April 5 at 8 p.m. The Sacramento State theater department has adapted the classic children’s story by Roald Dahl and...

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