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Faculty senate hears tentative strike agreement announcement

State Hornet Staff
April 13, 2016
Filed under News

The Sacramento State Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday, April 7, saw the announcement that a tentative agreement had been reached between the California State University and the California Faculty Association.This has effectively avoided the planned strike. Other topics discussed at the meeting included the a...

Penultimate candidate forum held for ASI election candidates

State Hornet Staff
April 13, 2016
Filed under News

The penultimate Associated Students, Inc. candidate forum was held on Tuesday, April 12 in the University Union California Suite.Tuesday’s forum featured candidates running for executive vice president and vice president of finance. The candidates were Juan "JP" Gonzalez and Kylee Homecillo, for e...

Sac State recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness month

Sac State recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness month

State Hornet Staff
April 7, 2016
Filed under News

At Sacramento State, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The month, which actually began on Monday, March 28, will feature various events with the aim to increase support for and awareness of sexual violence survivors and to prevent such occurrences in the future.“The goal of Sexual Assault Awa...

Make Sac State a Safe Haven campus

Make Sac State a Safe Haven campus

State Hornet Staff
March 30, 2016
Filed under Opinion / Editorials

Recent events involving a border patrol car around The Well at Sacramento State have left some students unnerved.The incident was later clarified through an email from Sac State President Robert Nelsen explaining that the vehicle was there for training purposes. That did not, however, completely ease ...

Faculty receives awards in ceremony at Faculty Senate meeting

Faculty receives awards in ceremony at Faculty Senate meeting

State Hornet Staff
March 28, 2016
Filed under News

The Sacramento State Faculty Senate meeting struck a more positive note on Thursday, March 17 in the University Union Redwood Room.Interim Provost Ming-Tung “Mike” Lee and Faculty Senate Chair Sylvester “Jim” Bowie hosted the 2015-16 faculty awards ceremony. The ceremony included the Outstandin...

Students share their experience with accessibility

Students share their experience with accessibility

State Hornet Staff
March 28, 2016
Filed under News

The diverse community of disabled students at Sacramento State is speaking out in order to bring a new meaning to the term “disabled.”“I have a genetic disorder which affects my vision,” said Jessica Yu, a senior majoring in women’s studies and minoring in economics and education. “It’s ca...

Alina Soltanici

State Hornet Staff
March 22, 2016
Filed under Sports, Tennis

Sacramento State's sophomore Alina Soltanici prepares to backhand the ball during her singles match against Weber State University's junior Agata Bachanek on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at the Rio Del Oro Racquet Club in Sacramento, Calif. Soltanici won 7-5, 6-2 in No. 1 singles and 7-5 in No. 2 doubles....

Diversity merits year-round attention on campus

Diversity merits year-round attention on campus

State Hornet Staff
March 17, 2016
Filed under News

Sacramento State is currently celebrating gender equality and racial diversity through a series of events and discussions on campus. These events help spotlight groups that are often marginalized in society. While these events are a good start, the reality is that we must all make an effort to be aware...

Incidents on campus unnerve undocumented students

State Hornet Staff
March 16, 2016
Filed under News

Sacramento State is endeavoring to be a diverse, inclusive campus community, but some undocumented students do not feel safe.On Wednesday, March 9, Rosa Isela Barrientos, a junior majoring in Chicano studies and government, said she walked by a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol car parked in the vicinity o...

Including students with disabilities in diversity conversation is lacking

Including students with disabilities in diversity conversation is lacking

State Hornet Staff
March 15, 2016
Filed under News

Diversity has recently become a buzzword at Sacramento State.Sac State is billed as a diverse campus community, and the proof is in the students' pudding. The topic of diversity is often narrowed down to select categories and talking points, such as racial and religious diversity. The focus on diver...

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