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OPINION: Sacramento’s new water tower slogan can go fork itself

OPINION: Sacramento’s new water tower slogan can go fork itself

Barbara Harvey

September 11, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinion

(Originally published on March 11) As workers finished replacing “City of Trees” with “America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital” as the I-5 water tower motto Thursday, Sacramentans feasted on outrage. A poll on the SacBee website reflected overwhelming displeasure at the rebranding: As of Satu...

Sac State alumnus builds edible empire one brownie at a time

Sac State alumnus builds edible empire one brownie at a time

Barbara Harvey

April 20, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured

Before he made his living selling gourmet edible marijuana products, Sacramento State alumnus Vincent Martinez, who graduated with his masters in education, was working for Pearson Education, perfecting standardized tests. “Spreadsheets,” Martinez sighed as he recalled his former job. In the relatively sh...

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?’ ” ...

Gallery: More than 20,000 people attend downtown Sacramento Women’s March

Gallery: More than 20,000 people attend downtown Sacramento Women’s March

Barbara Harvey

January 21, 2017


Filed under Featured

More than 20,000 people are estimated to have attended the Women's March on Sacramento at the State Capitol today. Did you participate in the march? Let us know in the comments below! Photos by Barbara Harvey...

CSU professors featured on controversial ‘Professor Watchlist’

CSU professors featured on controversial ‘Professor Watchlist’

Barbara Harvey

December 9, 2016


Filed under News

Several CSU professors are included on a new website created by a conservative organization which accuses educators of advancing “leftist propaganda.” ProfessorWatchlist.org, which launched on Nov. 21, is operated by Turning Point USA, a nonprofit dedicated to fostering conservatism on college ...

Fight of his life: Sac State student battles rare cancer

Fight of his life: Sac State student battles rare cancer

Barbara Harvey

December 2, 2016


Filed under Featured, News

Isaiah Alexander vividly remembers the moment he was told he had incurable cancer. It was on a Thursday during a particularly difficult week, he said. Alexander, a 26-year-old Sac State student, had known something wasn’t right. But seeing as the high school football star was extraordinarily ...

Peace out, America: #Calexit movement gains momentum

Peace out, America: #Calexit movement gains momentum

Barbara Harvey

November 22, 2016


Filed under News, Trump

What began as a fringe political movement calling for California to secede from the United States has gained momentum in the aftermath of the election of Donald Trump as president. #Calexit began trending on social media on election night as it became increasingly clear that the Republican nominee had ...

Sac State leaders release statements on election, protests

Sac State leaders release statements on election, protests

Barbara Harvey

November 9, 2016


Filed under News, Trump

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen and Associated Students, Inc. President Patrick Dorsey released statements on Wednesday addressing the results of the Nov. 8 presidential election and subsequent campus protests. Read both statements in full below. Sacramento State President Robert Nels...

Trump win leads to student protests at Sac State, nationwide

Trump win leads to student protests at Sac State, nationwide

Barbara Harvey

November 9, 2016


Filed under Featured, News, Trump

Story continues below video   UPDATE: Nov. 9, 9:09 p.m. Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen and Associated Students, Inc. President Patrick Dorsey have released statements regarding the election and subsequent campus protests. Click here to read both statements in full. As coll...

Photo gallery: Sac State students protest Trump election

Photo gallery: Sac State students protest Trump election

Barbara Harvey

November 9, 2016


Filed under News, Photos, Trump

Photos by Barbara Harvey

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