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Sac State’s ASI holds first Pop-Up Pantry of the semester

Jacob Moore, a biology medication major visits the Sac State Associated Students Inc. first Pop-Up Pantry of the semester in the Library Quad on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. The Pop-Up Pantry provides fresh produce and many other items to students in need.

Olivia Laroa

February 12, 2020

In a move to alleviate the financial burden of acquiring nutritious food options, Sacramento State’s Associated Students Inc. and Central Downtown Food Basket hosted the first Pop-Up Pantry of the semester Monday. The Food Basket has been providing services in the greater Sacramento area since 1983....

6 hot spots perfect for students to visit near Sac State

6 hot spots perfect for students to visit near Sac State

Magaly Muñoz and Erick Salgado

February 4, 2020

The semester has started, class is in session and stress levels are starting to skyrocket. To ease some of that stress, here is a list of local Sacramento hot spots perfect for after class relaxation. Temple Coffee Roasters If you’re looking for a convenient place to study, have a dr...

Let’s taco ‘bout the new Taco Bell Cantina in Sacramento

Let’s taco ‘bout the new Taco Bell Cantina in Sacramento

Brooke Uhlenhop and Kayla Brown

January 30, 2020

Sacramento State alumnus David Smith and his wife Joye opened Sacramento’s first Taco Bell Cantina Wednesday, in downtown Sacramento on K Street, just a couple blocks from the Golden 1 Center. Unlike a normal Taco Bell, Cantinas serve alcohol along with tapas-style food that can only be found at...

Neighborhood Pizzeria bakes its way into the hearts and stomachs of Sacramento

Neighborhood Pizzeria bakes its way into the hearts and stomachs of Sacramento

Anthony Shorter

December 11, 2019

The freshly-tossed dough, steaming house sauce, spicy copa, melted mozzarella and hot honey finish of the “Notorious P.I.G.” fill Neighborhood Pizzeria with a mouth-watering smell. The pizzeria is located at 5401 H St. inside a ‘50s style house converted into a restaurant that opened for busin...

#SacStateSays: ‘What food trucks do you want to see on campus?’

#SacStateSays: 'What food trucks do you want to see on campus?'

Nigel Rayyan

December 4, 2019

Serving as a change of taste for Sac State students, food trucks serve as a lunchtime alternative throughout the fall and spring semesters. The State Hornet asked students what they wanted to see from food trucks on campus.

916 Sports Bar opens doors to Sac State students

916 Sports Bar on Folsom Boulevard near the south end of the Sac State campus. 916 recently opened it's door and is hoping to cater to Sac State students.

Nijzel Dotson and Garry Singh

September 12, 2019

916 Sports Bar opened its doors Aug. 30, on Folsom Blvd near the south side of the Sacramento State campus. The restaurant primarily serves Mexican food but will offer burgers and chicken wings as well. Jose Flores, co-owner of 916 Sports Bar, plans to cater to Sac State students and wants the restaurant ...

#SacStateSays ‘How do you feel about the Popeyes chicken sandwich social media blow up?’

#SacStateSays ‘How do you feel about the Popeyes chicken sandwich social media blow up?’

Eucario Calderon and Kelly Kiernan

September 7, 2019

Popeye’s chicken sandwich has blown up on several social media platforms. The State Hornet asked Sacramento State students how they felt about the Popeye’s chicken sandwich outage.

Burger King fourth Sac State restaurant to close since May

Burger King is the fourth on-campus restaurant to close since May, joining Mother India Express, Ecogrounds and Hiraku Sushi. University Enterprises, Inc. is expanding its on-campus presence at Sac State as Burger King ends its over 30-year run due to rent increase.

Mitchel Bobo and Dom Vitiello

July 22, 2019

Sacramento State’s University Union announced via Instagram that the campus Burger King would be closing its doors for good, marking the fourth on-campus restaurant closure since May. Burger King has held a campus presence since 1984, according to a sign still on display in the University Union....

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Taco Bell kept off of Sac State’s campus in 1994

In 1994, a vote was taken by the Sacramento State Foundation’s Board of Directors on whether a Taco Bell should have been added to campus. Students of MEChA were against bringing the restaurant to campus, as in their defense, Taco Bell was promoting an anti-immigration slogan.

Ashton Byers

April 23, 2019

The prospect of a Taco Bell at Sacramento State sparked controversy in 1994, leading the campus to decide not to add the popular Mexican-inspired fast-food chain as a campus eatery. Student activism ensued over Taco Bell’s advertising slogan at the time, when representatives of Movimiento Estudiantial Ch...

Michelin to include Sacramento restaurants in first-ever California guide

The Kitchen guests enjoy dinner and glass of wine at the counter surrounding the chefs, who cook and prepare their meals right in front of them.

Milan Cabebe

April 15, 2019

Sacramento was recently added to the list of cities whose restaurants may be highlighted in the esteemed annual Michelin Guide, a decision that has sparked excitement for some Sacramento State alumni restaurateurs. The Michelin Guide is a book series that publishes 37 annual guides dedicated to bo...

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