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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...

Gyro 2 Go voted 2019 ‘Best Food on Campus’ at Sac State

Gyro 2 Go voted 2019 ‘Best Food on Campus’ at Sac State

Garry Singh

April 10, 2019

Sacramento State students voted Gyro 2 Go as “Best Food on Campus” in The State Hornet’s third annual Best of Sac State poll. Gyro 2 Go beat out places such as Panda Express, Baja Fresh and last year’s winner Round Table Pizza. Gyro 2 Go is located in the Riverfront Center and is open ...

5 coffee shops near Sac State with spacious study space

An iced vanilla latte in front of Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters on Feb. 24. Order an iced latte for a quick caffeine fix to get you through the day.

Katerina Petsalis

March 30, 2019

Sacramento State is surrounded by coffee houses that are convenient for commuters and can provide a change of scenery for students living on campus. The following coffee shops are options for everyone, whether you’re looking for a caffeine fix or a comfy place to study near campus. Tupelo Coff...

Behind the scenes of the Pop Up Pantry

ASI student volunteers and Central Downtown Food Basket help students pick out the best fruits and vegetables out at the ASI Pop Up Pantry outside of The Well on Sept. 10, 2018. This semester, the Pop Up Pantry is now officially set up to distribute in the library quad two to three times a month, Mondays from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Milan Cabebe

February 25, 2019

Every Monday morning of distribution, Timothy Baumbach drives to the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services in his truck and tries to get three different types of fresh produce for the Associated Students, Inc. Pop Up Pantry. Reuben Greenwald, ASI’s student engagement and outreach director at Sacrame...

Valentine’s Day gift guide for students on a budget

Cupcakes are tiny tasty treats. Seasonal cupcakes located at your local cupcake shops new Arden-Arcade and Midtown Sacramento.

Ruby Pineda

February 11, 2019

When we think of Valentine’s Day gifts we immediately think of jewelry, oversized teddy bears and expensive dinners. With the holiday only a few days away, plan ahead with a nice affordable way to surprise your partner. Gifts under $5 DIY Deck of love cards All the items needed to make this gift...

Best food for your buck at Sac State

A variety of restaurant options at Sac State. Students expressed where to buy affordable food on campus.

Kelly Kiernan

February 1, 2019

Finding a good meal to eat without it eating up your bank account can be difficult. There are plenty of food options on campus but only a few are both tasty and budget-friendly. Throughout the years, there has been a spike in price of food on campus. The State Hornet previously reported that a b...

How to eat smart during finals

Sacramento State student Ashley Thomas works on her homework at the Starbucks on Sac State’s campus, Thursday, May 3, 2018. A simple cup of coffee is a low calorie choice effective in keeping your body awake when your mind might not always be.

Nick Koeneke

May 17, 2018

Let’s be honest: finals week sucks. It can be hard to find the time and energy to cook healthy meals every day. Here are some quick tips for eating smart during finals week. Cook in bulk   If you’re on a time crunch, it’s hard to make a home-cooked meal every day. Consider cooking in...

Round Table Pizza voted 2018 ‘Best on-campus dining’ at Sac State

Students drinking beer inside Round Table

Eric Jaramishian

May 9, 2018

The students of Sacramento State voted Round Table Pizza the ‘Best on-campus dining’ in the Best of Sac State poll conducted by The State Hornet. Round Table won best dining on-campus last year in the Best of Sac State poll, and with all that the restaurant has to offer, there is little to ques...

Bento Box voted 2018 ‘Best restaurant near campus’ at Sac State

Bento Box front counter

Jose Gaglianone

May 9, 2018

For the second year in a row, Asian-fusion restaurant Bento Box was voted by the readers of The State Hornet as the best restaurant near campus. Bento Box beat other nominees including Sellands, Dos Coyotes Border Cafe, Fahrenheit 250, Mimosa House, and Bacon and Butter. The owner of Bento Box, Jonathan Kim...

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