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Sac State to host free Queer Prom for PRIDE Week

Sac State to host free Queer Prom for PRIDE Week

Dominic Vitiello

April 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, Culture

In celebration of PRIDE week, Sacramento State’s PRIDE Center has put together its first ever “Queer Prom: Buzz Above the Clouds,” which will be held on Friday from 6-9 p.m. in the University Union Ballroom. Queer Prom is for students, faculty, staff, administrators and guests to come togeth...

Community Empowerment Faire set for Wednesday in University Union

Community Empowerment Faire set for Wednesday in University Union

Matthew Peirson

April 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, Culture

Sacramento State’s Center on Race, Immigration and Social Justice is hosting a Community Empowerment Faire on Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in University Union Ballroom 3. “This has been an entity of faculty members and students primarily from the College of (Social Sciences and Interdisci...

Sac State not investigating fraternity aspect of student’s death

Sac State not investigating fraternity aspect of student’s death

Margherita Beale, Managing editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, Instagram, News

Sacramento State will not be involved in the investigation of the student who died following a pellet gun shooting Friday morning, university officials said. The student was identified as William Molina, a 21-year-old business major and active member of the university's Pi Kappa Alpha chapter. ...

Sac State students gather for vigil to mourn death of William Molina

Sac State students gather for vigil to mourn death of William Molina

Mitchel Bobo and Dominic Vitiello

April 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

Sacramento State community members gathered Sunday night to honor the memory of 21-year-old student William Molina with a candlelight vigil. Molina was killed by a pellet gun early Friday morning at an “off-campus gathering,” the university said in a press release. Emergency services arrived at...

Sac State hosts eighth annual Out of the Darkness walk

Sac State hosts eighth annual Out of the Darkness walk

Jose Fabian and Eric Jaramishian

April 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

Sacramento State hosted its eighth annual Out of the Darkness walk to raise awareness and money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Thursday evening. Participants held up posters with names and photos in remembrance of those lost to suicide. The march began at The WELL, making its way ...

Sac State student killed at ‘off-campus gathering,’ university says

Sac State student killed at ‘off-campus gathering,’ university says

Claire Morgan

April 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

A Sacramento State student was shot and killed in a pellet gun shooting Friday morning, according to the university and the Sacramento Police Department. The student was identified in Sac State’s press release as 21-year-old William Molina. “Will was a business major with an emphasis in en...

Sac State 2019 ASI election results announced

Sac State 2019 ASI election results announced

Jordan Silva-Benham and Ronaldo Gomez

April 11, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, Instagram, News

Christian Miguel Landaverde and Jennifer Gross were elected President and Executive Vice President for the 2019-20 school year after Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. elections held on Tuesday and Wednesday. As opposed to last year’s ASI presidential election, where only one ticket ran,...

Softball player Suzy Brookshire voted Sac State’s ‘Best Female Athlete’

Softball player Suzy Brookshire voted Sac State’s ‘Best Female Athlete’

Robyn Dobson

April 11, 2019


Filed under Best of Sac State, Campus, Softball, Sports

Just weeks after Sacramento State junior softball player Suzy Brookshire set the program record with her 36th career home run, she was voted “Best Female Athlete” in the State Hornet’s third annual Best of Sac State poll. Brookshire currently leads Sac State’s softball program in all-time home runs (...

Sac State’s Reggie Christiansen wins 2019 ‘Best Coach’

Sac State’s Reggie Christiansen wins 2019 ‘Best Coach’

Shaun Holkko

April 11, 2019


Filed under Best of Sac State, Campus, Sports

When Reggie Christiansen became head coach of Sacramento State’s baseball team in 2011, he had big shoes to fill, taking over for longtime head coach John Smith. Now in his ninth season as head coach, with seven consecutive 30-plus win seasons, seven straight postseason appearances and two Western Ath...

Sac State baseball team wins 2019 ‘Best Men’s Team’

Sac State baseball team wins 2019 ‘Best Men’s Team’

Shaun Holkko

April 11, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Best of Sac State, Campus, Sports

The 2019 Sacramento State baseball team are young, full of potential and have been voted “Best Men’s Team” on campus in The State Hornet’s annual Best of Sac State poll. The Hornets (21-10, 7-2 WAC) are well on their way to an eighth consecutive 30 plus-win season, having already won 20 gam...

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