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Craft Beer the Board Game is no innocent Monopoly

Craft Beer the Board Game is no innocent Monopoly

Joseph Daniels
December 8, 2016
Filed under Culture, Featured, Features

Earlier this year, Sacramento State alumnus Collin Poseley invented a board game that puts players in a race against one another to be the first to brew their own craft suds — an idea derived from the many instances when he would play board games while intoxicated with friends. Poseley, a craft be...

Trump and Clinton Middle East proposals criticized at Sac State lecture

Trump and Clinton Middle East proposals criticized at Sac State lecture

Joseph Daniels
October 21, 2016
Filed under News

As Iraq began operations to take back Mosul from the Islamic State (IS) group on Tuesday, an American professor and commentator on the modern Middle East spoke on Sacramento State’s campus to discuss the views of the presidential nominees on the Middle East. Juan Cole, a professor at the University of ...

Political author and alum puts election in perspective

Political author and alum puts election in perspective

Joseph Daniels
September 19, 2016
Filed under News, Uncategorized

“(People say) that this is the most brutal election we’ve ever had. … Nah, not even close,” former Sacramento State student and political author Jeff Raimundo told a packed crowd during an Author Lecture Series in the University Library Gallery on Sept. 13. Raimundo, who co-wrote a book titled “Game Cha...

Sac State alumnus wins national award, meets with President Obama

Sac State alumnus wins national award, meets with President Obama

Joseph Daniels
September 8, 2016
Filed under Alumni News, Featured, News

A Sacramento State alumnus went to the White House to meet with President Barack Obama on Sept. 8 after being named one of the country’s best math teachers. Andy Kotko, a first grade teacher at Mather Heights Elementary School, was awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and S...

President Nelsen doubles down on graduation rates in fall address

President Nelsen doubles down on graduation rates in fall address

Joseph Daniels
September 2, 2016
Filed under News

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen doubled down on his plans to improve the school's 4-year graduation rate during his fall address on Aug. 25. The school's goal for it's six-year graduation rate increased from 53 to 60 percent. The school is currently achieving a 46 percent rate in this area....

Group gathers at State Capitol to protest police shootings

Group gathers at State Capitol to protest police shootings

Joseph Daniels
August 18, 2016
Filed under Featured, News, Showcase

As similar demonstrations were sweeping the country, hundreds of protesters gathered outside the State Capitol Friday in response to the recent police shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana. Chanting the phrases “Hands up! Don’t shoot!” and “I can’t breathe,” the demonstrators marched ...