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Project Optimism celebrates members with first Black & White Gala

Project Optimism celebrates members with first Black & White Gala

Nicole Fowler
July 14, 2017
Filed under Culture

Project Optimism Inc., a Sacramento-based non-profit, held its inaugural Black & White Gala on July 9 at the University Union to recognize contributions made by its members and award them with scholarships. The evening was filled with live entertainment, food and dancing. In attendance were S...

Students, legislators discuss educational concerns at First Millennial Caucus

Students, legislators discuss educational concerns at First Millennial Caucus

Nicole Fowler
June 30, 2017
Filed under News

Over 80 Sacramento State staff, students and community members attended the first Millennial Caucus Tuesday in The WELL’s Terrace Suite. The town hall-styled gathering was a place for legislators to meet with millennials, targeting students to discuss concerns such as education and the ongoing probl...

GALLERY: Hornet Stadium hosts USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships

GALLERY: Hornet Stadium hosts USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships

Nicole Fowler
June 26, 2017
Filed under Featured, Sports

Sacramento State hosted the 2017 USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships from June 22-25 at Hornet Stadium. Check out our photo gallery of the four-day event that drew nearly 30,000 spectators to Sacramento. Notes: Photo No. 1: Left, Deajah Stevens finishes first in the first round of the wom...

Sacramento’s young aspiring filmmakers honored at 28th annual SEVA ceremony

Sacramento’s young aspiring filmmakers honored at 28th annual SEVA ceremony

Nicole Fowler
April 21, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured

Lights, camera, action. The University Union Ballroom was filled with aspiring filmmakers Wednesday for the 28th annual Student Educational Video Awards that celebrates their creative achievements. Talents as young as kindergarten-age from within Sacramento and the surrounding region participated in ...

Gallery: Greek organizations host dance-off for March Of Dimes

Gallery: Greek organizations host dance-off for March Of Dimes

Nicole Fowler
April 10, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured

The fourth annual Capitol City Stroll-Off competition brought together some of Sacramento State’s most historic fraternities for an evening of competitive dance in support of a cause. As a part of The Divine 9, Alpha Phi Alpha, Alpha Kappa Psi, Phi Beta Sigma and Lota Phi Theta fraternities went h...

2017 Concerts in the Park’s bands announced at launch party

2017 Concerts in the Park’s bands announced at launch party

Nicole Fowler
April 4, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured

With summer just around the corner and temperatures warming up, many Sacramentans and college students are looking for some fun to bask in the sun. During the months of May through July, the Cesar Chavez Park in downtown Sacramento comes alive with a kaleidoscope of musical performances from artists h...

Sacramento State student launches fashion line

Sacramento State student launches fashion line

Nicole Fowler
March 22, 2017
Filed under Culture

Loud music could be heard from outside and college students could be seen hanging about, but this was not your typical college party. To commemorate its newfound success in the fashion industry, Ange Gardien celebrated in style. It was a night filled with music, special guests, and most of all, its supporters. The release event took place March 11 at Sacramento’s Country Club Lanes, ...

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...