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And the winners are…

And the winners are…

State Hornet
May 11, 2017
Filed under Best of Sac State, Culture, Featured, News, Opinion, Sports

Over the past several weeks, The State Hornet has conducted an extensive poll of members of the Sacramento State community about dozens of their likes (and a few of their dislikes). Where do we like to eat and study? What are our favorite professors, majors and clubs? What campus events and sports m...

EDITORIAL: Tuition increase shouldn’t have to pay for administrative raises

EDITORIAL: Tuition increase shouldn’t have to pay for administrative raises

State Hornet
May 11, 2017
Filed under Featured, Opinion / Editorials

The California State University will be raising tuition this fall even as the California State Auditor accuses it of financial mismanagement — specifically of not being able to justify pay increases and growth among management personnel. This kind of behavior shows a complete lack of shame on the pa...

Letter to the editor: CSU needs $325 million more

Letter to the editor: CSU needs $325 million more

State Hornet
May 8, 2017
Filed under Featured, Opinion

To the Editor: California’s governor and state legislators are making decisions right now that will have a direct impact on what it will cost you to get a college degree. Students can have a say in these decisions — but you need to take action right now. Gov. Jerry Brown is putting the fin...

EDITORIAL: Wake us up from the parking ‘nightmare’

EDITORIAL: Wake us up from the parking ‘nightmare’

State Hornet
May 4, 2017
Filed under Featured, Opinion / Editorials

Next school year, Sacramento State’s historically problematic parking is going to become a “nightmare,” according to President Robert Nelsen. The cause is the confluence of several campus construction projects, which are projected to block or close about 1,200 of the school’s parking spaces. The university shouldn’t be clos...

VOTE: Best of Sac State (CLOSED)

VOTE: Best of Sac State (CLOSED)

State Hornet
April 27, 2017
Filed under Best of Sac State, BESTOF, Featured

Cast your vote one more than 40 categories in The State Hornet's first "Best of Sac State" poll. CLICK HERE FOR FULL RESULTS. Loading...   ...

EDITORIAL: The hurdles of withdrawal

EDITORIAL: The hurdles of withdrawal

State Hornet
April 27, 2017
Filed under Featured, Opinion / Editorials

California State University Chancellor Timothy White issued an executive order on April 7 that will ban tobacco use on all campuses in the CSU system effective Sept. 1. While efforts to curb smoking are certainly well-intentioned, a one-size-fits-all policy with no concessions to tobacco users is ...

EDITORIAL: Despite legalization, Sac State still prohibits use of marijuana yet openly serves alcohol

EDITORIAL: Despite legalization, Sac State still prohibits use of marijuana yet openly serves alcohol

State Hornet
April 20, 2017
Filed under Featured, Opinion / Editorials

While smoking marijuana at Sacramento State is against school policy, it is perfectly possible for students to drink to intoxication. There are three locations on campus that offer alcohol for students over the age of 21 to drink. Each limits alcoholic purchases to three per visit, but that means in ...

EDITORIAL: Struggle for equal rights not over

EDITORIAL: Struggle for equal rights not over

State Hornet
April 13, 2017
Filed under Featured, Opinion / Editorials, PRIDE10

The LGBT community has certainly come a long way from when Sacramento State argued that a gay club shouldn’t be allowed on campus because LGBT people were “unapprehended felons.” Yet, the 2015 U.S. Supreme Court decision that recognized same-sex marriage as a constitutional right certainly doesn...

EDITORIAL: Abysmal ASI voter turnout won’t hold representatives accountable

EDITORIAL: Abysmal ASI voter turnout won’t hold representatives accountable

State Hornet
April 6, 2017
Filed under Featured, Opinion / Editorials

Sacramento State students have the opportunity to elect new Associated Students, Inc. representatives on April 12 and 13. But if the past two years are any indication, only 15 percent of the student body is actually going to vote. As we reported earlier this week, the ASI Board of Directors — w...

Letter to the editor: State Hornet put LGBT individuals ‘in harm’s way’

Letter to the editor: State Hornet put LGBT individuals ‘in harm’s way’

State Hornet
April 3, 2017
Filed under Opinion

The State Hornet’s March 16 issue featured an advertisement from the Sacramento Central Seventh-day Adventist Church spotlighting a March 21-25 seminar series in which speakers discussed how they gained “freedom from homosexuality.” The Sacramento State Queer Union posted an open letter criticizi...

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