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Paralyzed former MMA fighter Devin Johnson launches app helping the disabled to find trainers

Paralyzed former MMA fighter Devin Johnson launches app helping the disabled to find trainers

Barbara Harvey
March 9, 2017
Filed under Featured, News

In the small fragment of time before he went into shock after his neck was broken during a training accident, former mixed martial arts fighter Devin Johnson laid on his back in the octagon and began to think. “ ‘Why did I wake up today? Why did I even go to practice today? Why me?’ ” ...

EDITORIAL: State shouldn’t raise tuition when at least 8 percent of CSU students are homeless

EDITORIAL: State shouldn’t raise tuition when at least 8 percent of CSU students are homeless

State Hornet
March 9, 2017
Filed under Featured, Opinion / Editorials

Sacramento State’s recent implementation of the Student Emergency Housing Program is a good first step in dealing with an epidemic of homelessness among California State University students. However, it is only a first step, and if the CSU really wants to take the problem seriously then adminis...

#SacStateSays: How big of a problem do you think homelessness is among students?

#SacStateSays: How big of a problem do you think homelessness is among students?

Vu Chau
March 9, 2017
Filed under Featured, News

According to a 2016 study, between 8 and 12 percent of all CSU students are experiencing homeless and about 25 percent deal with food insecurity. We decided to ask Sacramento State students on how big a problem they think homelessness is on college campuses. Join the conversation online by using the...

Cancer survivor, Sac State student LaSal Garcia brings style to Sacramento

Cancer survivor, Sac State student LaSal Garcia brings style to Sacramento

Nicole Fowler
March 9, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured

At 13 years old, LaSal Garcia had his entire life ahead of him and the possibilities seemed as if they were endless — before tragedy struck. While still in eighth grade, Garcia was diagnosed with stage three Hodgkin lymphoma, a form of cancer that attacks lymph nodes that are responsible for pro...

Softball team shuts out Nevada in doubleheader

Softball team shuts out Nevada in doubleheader

Noah Alvarez
March 8, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Sacramento State softball team pitched a shutout in its doubleheader against Nevada for two wins Wednesday afternoon at Shea Stadium. The Hornets put together a total of three home runs, 14 hits, eights runs and 14 innings of scoreless pitching against the Wolf Pack over both games. “T...

Sac State play explores stories of human exploitation

Sac State play explores stories of human exploitation

Sharlene Phou
March 8, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured

“Stories to be Told,” a play directed by Roberto Dario Pomo and Lisa Carmen Ross, will be performed at the Playwrights’ Theatre in Shasta Hall on Wednesdays through Sundays until March 19. The play explores different narratives of human exploitation. Pomo said that some of the n...

Opinion: Stop reducing women to their relations to men

Opinion: Stop reducing women to their relations to men

Claire Morgan
March 8, 2017
Filed under Featured, Opinion

With Women’s History Month in full swing, many posts about feminism have started to pop up on social media. Some argue that we don’t need feminism. Some argue that we do and explain the basics of how to fight the patriarchy. What is disturbing are the amount of posts describing the reasons why men s...

Sac State holds public forums in search for new athletic director

Sac State holds public forums in search for new athletic director

Max Jacobs
March 8, 2017
Filed under Featured, Sports

The Sacramento State community was invited to The WELL to watch presentations from all four candidates for the position of athletic director during the week of Feb. 27. Students, faculty, and alumni gathered in the Terrace Suite to hear each candidate discuss their plans and goals for success, if...

Sac State draws with Seton Hall 2-2 after 10-inning pitching duel

Sac State draws with Seton Hall 2-2 after 10-inning pitching duel

Noah Alvarez
March 8, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports

Despite going into extra innings, the Sacramento State softball team and Seton Hall only scored two runs a piece which led to a 2-2 tie at Shea Stadium due to the lack of sunlight. Sac State coach Lori Perez was forced to use a younger lineup that did not include everyday starters: sophomore short...

Men’s golf team finishes fourth at Sacramento State Invitational

Men’s golf team finishes fourth at Sacramento State Invitational

Thomas Frey
March 8, 2017
Filed under Golf, Sports

The men’s golf team finished fourth out of 13 teams in the Sacramento State Invitational Monday and Tuesday at Valley Hi Country Club in Elk Grove. Sac State, which won the invitational for two straight seasons prior to Tuesday, was without senior and eight-time Big Sky Golfer of the Week Aaron Bev...

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