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BREAKING: Fake emails being sent to students to gain personal information

BREAKING: Fake emails being sent to students to gain personal information

John Ferrannini
November 4, 2016
Filed under News

Someone is sending emails posing as “CSUS-UPGRADE TEAM,” according to an announcement from Information Resources and Technology (IRT) sent on Friday. IRT said that the message is attempted phishing. Phishing is an attempt to gain access to private online information such as passwords by masq...

Police seek two people in relation to campus bike theft spree

Police seek two people in relation to campus bike theft spree

John Ferrannini
November 3, 2016
Filed under News

UPDATE: Fri., Nov. 4 at 1:42 p.m. — The original version of this story falsely reported that all three campus bike compounds for general use will be closed at night and on weekends. In fact, only bike compound one by the Guy West Bridge will be closed at night and on weekends. The Sacramento State Police De...

BREAKING: Students may have been exposed to chickenpox on campus

BREAKING: Students may have been exposed to chickenpox on campus

John Ferrannini
November 3, 2016
Filed under Featured, News

Students may have been exposed to chickenpox on campus from Oct. 1 to Oct. 28, according to a health advisory from Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS). According to the advisory, areas where students may have been exposed include: Riverside Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m...

Economics historian suggests solutions to income inequality

Economics historian suggests solutions to income inequality

John Ferrannini
November 2, 2016
Filed under News

The author of a new book on the history of wealth in the United States spoke at Sacramento State on Monday about how income inequality is increasing and what can be done about it. Peter Lindert, a professor of economics at U.C. Davis, wrote “Unequal Growth: American Growth and Inequality since 1...

College GOP and Democrats face off in debate

College GOP and Democrats face off in debate

John Ferrannini
October 26, 2016
Filed under Featured, News

Members of the Sacramento State College Republicans and College Democrats faced off in the Hinde Auditorium on Wednesday night, advocating for their party's policies less than two weeks before the general election. Topics covered at the debate included the rising cost of education, voting for third ...

Reportable offenses at Sac State rose in 2015, report shows

Reportable offenses at Sac State rose in 2015, report shows

John Ferrannini
October 25, 2016
Filed under News

The total number of reportable offenses at Sacramento State rose from 29 to 36 in 2015, according to the annual Clery Report released by the Sacramento State Police Department on Sept. 30. The rise can be attributed to increased reports of fondling, robbery and aggravated assault. While only one of ea...

BREAKING NEWS: DDoS attack affected Sac State internet access

BREAKING NEWS: DDoS attack affected Sac State internet access

John Ferrannini
October 21, 2016
Filed under Featured, News

Internet access problems at Sacramento State today are related to the distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack that is affecting internet users nationwide, according to an email from the Office of Information Resources and Technology. "Here on campus, we have reports that the servers supporting Qualtr...

Michael Brown Sr. speaks to crowded University Union Ballroom

Michael Brown Sr. speaks to crowded University Union Ballroom

John Ferrannini
October 21, 2016
Filed under Featured, News

“I went to a place you probably would never, ever see.” Michael Brown Sr. said that’s all he can remember about the moment when he found out that his son, Michael Brown Jr., had been killed by Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9, 2014. “I felt like I went in a tunnel because I ...

Secretary of State urges students to vote

Secretary of State urges students to vote

Brandon Darnell
October 20, 2016
Filed under Featured, News

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla defended the integrity of the state’s election procedures and encouraged students to register to vote at an event Tuesday in Sacramento State’s University Union. “I'm getting asked a lot of questions about the integrity of the election because there's...

Man arrested for indecent exposure near Wellness Center

Man arrested for indecent exposure near Wellness Center

John Ferrannini
October 14, 2016
Filed under Featured, News, Police And Fire

A man was arrested on suspicion of exposing himself in front of the Wellness Center on Thursday, according to the Sacramento State Police Department. Juan Manuel has been booked in the Sacramento County Main Jail. Police said they received a report of a man with his pants down at 5 p.m. Thursday...

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