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MAP: Students find campus hideaways to take catnaps

MAP: Students find campus hideaways to take catnaps

Sharlene Phou

May 15, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured, Features

(Follow the map below for specific locations) As the semester begins to wind down, students’ stress levels heighten. During this time of the year, students tend to be tired and worn out from their busy class schedules, projects and exams.   At Sacramento State, some students can be spotted ...

Friends remember beloved student at campus tribute

Friends remember beloved student at campus tribute

Sharlene Phou

May 7, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

Members of the campus community came together Wednesday evening to pay tribute to one of their own, Isaiah Alexander, who died Saturday of renal medullary carcinoma. Alexander was diagnosed with the rare form of cancer and doctors estimated that he had two years to live. Cancer did not stop Alexander from pursuing his education, however. He attended Sacrament...

PRIDE Center celebrates 10th anniversary with party

PRIDE Center celebrates 10th anniversary with party

Sharlene Phou

May 1, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

The PRIDE Center celebrated its 10th anniversary with a birthday party filled with party favors, music, dancing and staff members old and new sharing their stories and experiences. Chris Kent, the program coordinator of the PRIDE Center, wanted the celebration to reflect a birthday party. Colorful b...

Quidditch club flies high after first-ever victory

Quidditch club flies high after first-ever victory

Sharlene Phou

April 27, 2017


Filed under Featured, Sports

Those who pass by The WELL on Friday afternoons often stop to stare quizzically at students fighting over balls while running around with sticks between their legs. The students are members of Sacramento State’s recreational Quidditch club, participating in a sport usually played by wizards a...

Faces of PRIDE at Sac State

Faces of PRIDE at Sac State

Sharlene Phou

April 13, 2017


Filed under Featured, News, PRIDE10

Sacramento State’s LGBT community is large and always growing, as is the same for universities across the U.S. and the world. In the ten years since its opening, the PRIDE Center on campus has brought in generations of LGBT members as workers, and more as members and supporters. We spoke to...

Students walk ‘Out of the Darkness’ in solidarity for survivors and victims of suicide

Students walk ‘Out of the Darkness’ in solidarity for survivors and victims of suicide

Sharlene Phou

April 8, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

Despite the rain on Thursday evening, a crowd of people came to show their support for increasing awareness about suicide by walking the two-mile round trip from the The WELL to the residence halls. According to the coordinator of the event, Jennifer Burton, almost 700 people registered for the Ou...

Weekly condom cart has got you covered

Weekly condom cart has got you covered

Sharlene Phou

March 14, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

Student Health and Counseling Services at Sacramento State are pushing forward the condom cart, a mobile service that provides students with the education and resources needed to engage in safer sex practices. Merill Lavezzo, a healthy relationships educator at Student Health and Counselin...

Sac State play explores stories of human exploitation

Sac State play explores stories of human exploitation

Sharlene Phou

March 8, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured

“Stories to be Told,” a play directed by Roberto Dario Pomo and Lisa Carmen Ross, will be performed at the Playwrights’ Theatre in Shasta Hall on Wednesdays through Sundays until March 19. The play explores different narratives of human exploitation. Pomo said that some of the n...

Spring, summer trends blossom at Sacramento Fashion Week

Spring, summer trends blossom at Sacramento Fashion Week

Sharlene Phou

February 27, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured

Sacramento Fashion Week held its Spring and Summer Showcase on Feb. 24 at the Sacramento Railyards, featuring seven local designers — one of which is a Sacramento State alumna. Each collection from designers like Sac State’s own Theresa Truong, AMOIRAI by Mary Moehring, Studio FIG, Lisa Lo, Angela De Forsage, SALOEUT by Saphaktra Touch and miss velvet cream by Scatha G....

High school hopes take alumna to Sacramento Fashion Week

High school hopes take alumna to Sacramento Fashion Week

Sharlene Phou

February 16, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured

During her junior year of high school, Sacramento State alumna Theresa Truong stitched together a prom dress from scratch — a green satin and chiffon garment that the aspiring fashion designer was proud to call her own. Truong, 22, is now preparing to take the runway at Sacramento Fashion...

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