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Tips and tricks for staying healthy while still rockin’ it in all your classes

Tips and tricks for staying healthy while still rockin’ it in all your classes

Lanea Florence

December 8, 2016


Filed under Culture, Featured, Features

The dreadful finals week will commence in a little more than a week and for some Sacramento State students, the pressures of school and personal life can be a burden, which, according to several campus experts, may negatively impact their health. Many students also face more stress at this time of year due to ...

Hornets prepare to flip out over gymnastics competition

Hornets prepare to flip out over gymnastics competition

Lanea Florence

December 8, 2016


Filed under Gymnastics, Sports

The Sacramento State gymnastic team’s annual Flip Fest — to be held on Dec. 9 — will be the first time all semester that the public will be able to watch the gymnasts perform routines. Flip Fest is unlike any other gymnastics competition the team will compete in, as the gymnasts will only be com...

Muslim-American activist headlines refugee benefit

Muslim-American activist headlines refugee benefit

Lanea Florence

November 7, 2016


Filed under News

The Arabic greeting of peace — “Alsalam Alaikom” — sounded throughout the University Union’s Redwood Room on Friday as people gathered to listen to world-renowned speaker and Palestinian rights activist Linda Sarsour. “Awful things are happening in our communities in the U.S; people are being k...

Opinion: Halloween isn’t for everyone

Opinion: Halloween isn’t for everyone

Lanea Florence

October 27, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Halloween is a day known to most as one to party, dress up, eat lots of candy and enjoy the sensation of fright. On the other hand, there are those who don’t share the same sentiments. I remember my mom telling us kids that the reason we didn’t celebrate it was because it was “the devil’s ...

ToGetHer group raises mugs for funds

ToGetHer group raises mugs for funds

Lanea Florence

October 26, 2016


Filed under Culture, Featured, Features

Local breweries like Hoppy and New Helvetia will join Sacramento State coaches and athletes on Friday at the Alumni Center for the third annual Oktoberfest to support the university's female athletes. Sac State's Oktoberfest is an annual fundraiser hosted by the ToGetHer committee, which was formed...

Human rights activist Linda Sarsour to speak on campus Nov. 4

Human rights activist Linda Sarsour to speak on campus Nov. 4

Lanea Florence

October 26, 2016


Filed under News

World renowned civil rights activist and speaker Linda Sarsour will be speaking at Sacramento State on Nov. 4 in the Redwood room in the University Union as part of United We Stand, an event which aims to spread a message of unity among the world’s people. Linda Sarsour is a Palestinian-American, Mus...

Palestinian activist speaks at Sac State

Palestinian activist speaks at Sac State

Lanea Florence

October 21, 2016


Filed under News

Palestinian human rights advocate Issa Amro gave an audience an inside look at the current state of affairs within the Palestinian territories during an event Wednesday in the Hinde Auditorium. Amro is internationally renowned as the founder of Youth Against Settlements, an organization belonging...

Gymnastics coach takes on full-time role at Sac State

Gymnastics coach takes on full-time role at Sac State

Lanea Florence

October 18, 2016


Filed under Gymnastics, Sports

With cheerful eyes and a smile that extends from ear to ear, anyone can tell he is a man filled with joy, excitement, passion and a heart for his sport and his students. This is the case for newly named Sacramento State head gymnastics coach Randy Solorio, who not only strives for the best scores and...

Graduate student’s exhibit features cement, stockings hanging from ceilings

Graduate student’s exhibit features cement, stockings hanging from ceilings

Lanea Florence

October 15, 2016


Filed under Culture, Features

Stockings and cement may sound like two things that can never go together, but they became the center of attention at the reception of a gallery show by second year graduate student Bailey Anderson Thursday night in the Robert Else Gallery. The pieces were part of Anderson’s Advancement to Candidacy sh...

Scheuer, Quinones break personal records at Capital Cross Challenge

Scheuer, Quinones break personal records at Capital Cross Challenge

Lanea Florence

October 2, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Sacramento State men’s and women’s cross country team competed in the Capital Cross Challenge at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex with mixed results on Saturday. The men’s team finished in 13th place out of 16 teams in the 8k race, which was just behind the women’s team at 11th place out of 15...

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