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Faculty Senate reaches agreement on field trip policy

Faculty Senate reaches agreement on field trip policy

State Hornet Staff
March 13, 2016
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The Sacramento State Faculty Senate led a continuation of the previous week’s meeting on Thursday, March 10 in the University Union Foothill Suite.Last week’s meeting was adjourned early due to disagreement on the proposed amendments and the lack of a quorum.“Last time we were on the verge of taking ...

Self-care habits should be promoted, not feared

Self-care habits should be promoted, not feared

State Hornet Staff
March 10, 2016
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College campuses produce a multi-layered lifestyle where coursework, employment and personal obligations intertwine, often in conflicting manners. As a result, students are often forced into decisions in which one aspect of life will suffer while tending to another.Many of us have responsibilities that...

Women in STEM encourage girls to join the field

State Hornet Staff
March 9, 2016
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In honor of International Women’s Day, on Tuesday, March 8, the Sacramento State Women’s Resource Center and Multi-Cultural Center held a “Women in STEM” panel discussion.The discussion, held in the Multi-Cultural Center, featured five panelists from a wide range of backgrounds. The event highl...

Faculty Senate discusses different policies

Faculty Senate discusses different policies

State Hornet Staff
March 6, 2016
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The Sacramento State Faculty Senate sessions for the 2015-16 academic year continued on Thursday, March 3 in the University Union Foothill Suite.The session focused on amendments to the probationary appointment, faculty position duties of department chairs, and field trip policies.“If you want to exclude ...

With leisure comes responsibility

With leisure comes responsibility

State Hornet Staff
March 3, 2016
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By this age, we are used to hearing, "Be safe!" when heading out to a party or the bar. We may even be used to hearing the story of so-and-so who got alcohol poisoning or a DUI. But will we start listening, instead of hearing, when a situation hits close to home?The campus has been mourning the loss of ...

Diversity sees fairness on campus

Diversity sees fairness on campus

State Hornet Staff
February 29, 2016
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President Robert Nelsen has done an exemplary job in addressing diversity on campus.His announcement of a new Diversity Office is a welcomed addition to a school where the majority of students are minorities.Nelsen’s swift actions in addressing a hate speech message during the first week of school were also a great ges...

Maya Soetoro-Ng searches for a modern peace

Maya Soetoro-Ng searches for a modern peace

State Hornet Staff
February 26, 2016
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Maya Soetoro-Ng, half-sister of President Barack Obama, hosted a student workshop teaching peace and conflict resolution on Friday, Feb. 26.Soetoro-Ng and her organization, Ceeds of Peace, helped Sacramento State students learn how to advocate for peace in their own communities. The event also consiste...

Students speak out on graduate school

Students speak out on graduate school

State Hornet Staff
February 18, 2016
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The Black Graduate Student Panel met on Feb. 16 to discuss with attendees the graduate school experience from the perspective of African-American students.The panel, comprised of Sacramento State graduate students Antoine Johnson, Aisha Engle and DeWayne Smith, said their insight on topics range from...

University seeks to resolve course scheduling issues

University seeks to resolve course scheduling issues

State Hornet Staff
February 15, 2016
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The Sacramento State Faculty Senate met Thursday to discuss challenges in course scheduling.Interim Provost Ming-Tung “Mike” Lee spoke on Feb. 11 about the struggles students go through to receive their education on a daily basis.“You have experienced it, and our students have experienced it,” ...

FAFSA filing deadline fast approaching

FAFSA filing deadline fast approaching

State Hornet Staff
February 15, 2016
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The Sacramento State Financial Aid Department held an event to help students with their FAFSA applications on Thursday, Feb. 11 in the University Union Redwood Room.Advisers at the event helped students with various problems, said event organizer Theresa Barajas.“We can help students with any question...

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