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Driver arrested for DUI on campus in final week of instruction

Driver arrested for DUI on campus in final week of instruction

Emily Rabasto, Visuals editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured, News

A man was arrested for driving under the influence Thursday after colliding with and damaging several yellow bollards and a fire hydrant on State University Drive outside of Del Norte Hall, according to University police. The man was handcuffed and led into a police vehicle after failing a field sobriety t...

Sac State tennis program placed on 3-year probation following NCAA violations

Sac State tennis program placed on 3-year probation following NCAA violations

Will Moon, Digital editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured, Sports, Tennis, Tennis

The Sacramento State women’s and men’s tennis programs are under three years of probation through April 18, 2021, according to an NCAA report published on Thursday. The report cites numerous infractions involving the University, former players, coaches and the director of tennis. While the report di...

BREAKING: Sexual battery reported at Parking Structure I

BREAKING: Sexual battery reported at Parking Structure I

Claire Morgan, Managing editor

March 27, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News

An instance of sexual battery at Parking Structure I was reported early Tuesday morning, according to an announcement from the Sacramento State Police Department. The victim reported that a man grabbed her buttock while she was walking on the west walkway of Parking Structure I at 7:25 a.m., accor...

Fight breaks out in school library, 1 person taken to hospital

Fight breaks out in school library, 1 person taken to hospital

Caleb Danielson

March 6, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Featured, News

A fight broke out on the second floor of the library Tuesday night, police confirmed. Witnesses said two people began arguing and eventually got into a fight shortly before 8 p.m. According to Sacramento State student Timothy Nguyen, someone studying near the windows sneezed, and another person sitting ...

Power goes out on first morning of instruction at Sac State

Power goes out on first morning of instruction at Sac State

Claire Morgan, Managing Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Featured, News

Update: Jan. 22, 8:13 p.m. Power has been restored to Del Norte Hall and River Front Center with the use of generators, though CAMP and Dining Services offices remain without power. Sacramento State lost power campus-wide around 8:20 a.m. Monday, the first day of instruction for the spring 2018 ...

BREAKING: Fumes in Eureka Hall cause some professors to cancel class

BREAKING: Fumes in Eureka Hall cause some professors to cancel class

Kameron Schmid, Barbara Harvey, and Claire Morgan

September 27, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Featured, News

The presence of unknown fumes in Eureka Hall resulted in a number of early morning classes being cancelled Wednesday as students became “visibly ill,” according to one professor. The fumes were coming from a seized compressor motor in Eureka Hall, according to a statement from Steve Leland, dire...

GALLERY: Sac State activists protest DACA decision

GALLERY: Sac State activists protest DACA decision

Claire Morgan

September 6, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Featured, News, Trump

(Click through slide show for more photos from the event) The Trump administration formally announced its plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program early Tuesday morning, which inspired protests on and off campus led by a group of Sac State students. DACA provi...

Sac State releases drinking water lead contamination results

Sac State releases drinking water lead contamination results

Kameron Schmid

May 8, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Featured, Lead, News

UPDATE: May 9 at 1:44 p.m. — This story has been updated to include new comments from Steve Leland, the university's director of environmental health and safety, and information on an open forum to be held on May 15 about the lead contamination results. After the results of a comprehensive test of the drinkin...

‘Expiring password’ email is phishing attempt, school says

‘Expiring password’ email is phishing attempt, school says

John Ferrannini

April 24, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Featured, News

An email claiming to facilitate password updates for My Sac State accounts is really a phishing attempt, according to a campus wide email sent by the Office of Information Security on Monday. The phishing email is circulating among members of the campus community, according to the Office of Informatio...

Official: Kings, City discussing designating Sac State graduation a civic event

Official: Kings, City discussing designating Sac State graduation a civic event

John Ferrannini

March 17, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Featured, News

The city, the Sacramento Kings and Sacramento State are discussing categorizing May’s graduation ceremonies at Golden 1 Center as a civic event — in a move that would cut in half a roughly $100,000 shortfall the school has in paying for the commencement — according to a city official. Assistant City Manager John Dangberg said in an email ...

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