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Groundbreaking ceremony celebrates construction of 1,750 additional parking spots

Groundbreaking ceremony celebrates construction of 1,750 additional parking spots

Rin Carbin
June 10, 2017
Filed under Featured, News

Sacramento State employees, construction staff and community leaders celebrated the construction of Parking Structure V with a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday. Sac State President Robert Nelsen, building designers Dreyfuss + Blackford Architecture, building constructors Clark Pacific and Sacramento repre...

MAP: What you need to know to survive parking next semester

MAP: What you need to know to survive parking next semester

Rin Carbin
May 4, 2017
Filed under Featured, News

With the closure of about 1,200 spaces and the push for students to buy an $87 Ramona Lot parking permit by limiting how many regular parking permits are sold, next semester promises even more campus congestion. Check out our guide to the coming changes. (Story continues below the map) Traffic and ...

#SacStateSays: Would you take weekend classes to avoid parking congestion?

#SacStateSays: Would you take weekend classes to avoid parking congestion?

Rin Carbin
May 4, 2017
Filed under Featured, News

In Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen's first address to the campus in fall 2015, he said that campus space needs to be utilized more effectively — possibly by holding classes all week, even on weekends. We asked students whether they would be willing to come to campus on a weekend if it meant...

OPINION: Art building should come before science building

OPINION: Art building should come before science building

Rin Carbin
May 1, 2017
Filed under Featured, Opinion

Last semester, Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen praised Science II in a faculty senate meeting, saying that Science II would remedy the long-ignored and underfunded tragedies that are the current chemistry and biology programs. He joked that students would no longer have to use periodic tabl...

GALLERY: Sac State hosts first Black Family Day

GALLERY: Sac State hosts first Black Family Day

Rin Carbin
April 29, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured

Sacramento State hosted its first Black Family Day Saturday in the Main Quad to celebrate the campus’ black community. Sac State’s Martin Luther King Jr. Center Program Coordinator Damariye Smith said the event — inspired by UC Davis’ 50-year tradition of its own Black Family Day — was m...

Sac State’s quidditch club flies high after first-ever victory

Sac State’s quidditch club flies high after first-ever victory

Rin Carbin
April 27, 2017
Filed under Video

RELATED: Learn more about the team and its players here.

Pink tragedy: sip-by-sip review of the Unicorn Frappuccino

Pink tragedy: sip-by-sip review of the Unicorn Frappuccino

Rin Carbin
April 20, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured, Opinion / Editorials

Cotton candy, Jolly Ranchers, bubble gum, berries galore and a whirlwind of sugar to send me to my early diabetic death. Expecting all this — a sugar sweeter than the White Chocolate Mocha Frappuccino — I sipped on the new drink from the on-campus Starbucks. I would like to say now it was ...

Sac State students with disabilities climb their way to the top of recreation wall through AIR program

Sac State students with disabilities climb their way to the top of recreation wall through AIR program

Rin Carbin
April 19, 2017
Filed under Video

https://youtu.be/pMsIErONWG0 RELATED: check out our article on the All-In-Recreation program here.    

UTAPS approves ride-hailing service ZimRide

UTAPS approves ride-hailing service ZimRide

Rin Carbin
April 7, 2017
Filed under News

ZimRide, a ride-hailing service by Enterprise similar to Lyft and Uber, was approved by the Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) of the University Transportation and Parking Services (UTAPS) on Wednesday afternoon. The program will be sent to Associated Students, Inc.’s (ASI) Board of Directors...

Sac State grows more than just students — serene study spots are also in bloom

Sac State grows more than just students — serene study spots are also in bloom

Rin Carbin
April 5, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured

With April being National Garden Month and Earth Day occurring on April 22, many people are taking the opportunity to raise awareness about the environment and appreciate and harmonize with their surroundings. And Sacramento State, with its abundant trees, shrubs and grass, may just be the perfect pla...

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