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Sac State sports alumni adding a baby Hornet to their team

Sac State sports alumni adding a baby Hornet to their team

Brooke Uhlenhop

December 16, 2019

The sky was grey and the ground was wet. Their photographer canceled because of the weather but they were still determined to have their announcement photoshoot at the place where it all started: Sac State and Hornet Stadium.  In 2013, Nick and Kimberly Mazza were Sacramento State student athletes a...

2017 graduate Jessica Salvato opens up on cancer battle, return to Sac State

2017 graduate Jessica Salvato opens up on cancer battle, return to Sac State

Jordan Parker

December 12, 2019

As a 21-year-old, Jessica Salvato was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma on Jan. 21, 2016. “I thought, ‘do I get to meet Ellen now,’” she joked of her first days after being diagnosed.  “But truthfully, my first thoughts were about what was going to happen to me and how this journey was goi...

Sac State events examine student health and wellness approaching finals

Sac State events examine student health and wellness approaching finals

Leslie Hicks

December 3, 2019

The week leading up to finals can be stressful for students as they make that final push toward the finish line at the end of the semester.  Like athletes, students getting ready for testing have resources on campus to keep them in shape mentally and physically so they can be at peak performance wh...

Devin Ryan DeVore was ‘tenderhearted, willing to take in the whole world’

Devin Ryan DeVore was ‘tenderhearted, willing to take in the whole world’

Ashton Byers

November 29, 2019

Ten days after her son’s passing, Jennyne Trani traveled from her home in Nevada to Sacramento to pick up her son’s ashes and meet with Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen. They walked over to the spot where he collapsed. She said that it was the closure she needed.  Devin Ryan DeVore collapsed outside of Sequo...

‘Unusually high’ number of credit card thefts reported at The WELL, police say

‘Unusually high’ number of credit card thefts reported at The WELL, police say

Dom Vitiello

October 24, 2019

The WELL at Sacramento State experienced an “unusually high” number of break-ins at the male locker rooms on Oct.15, 16 and 17. On multiple occasions  lockers were accessed via clean break-ins and credit cards were taken, according to the Sac State Police Department. Sac State PD said they...

Sac State students participate in the 30th annual Paint the Town

Sac State students participate in the 30th annual Paint the Town

Nigel Rayyan and Anthony Shorter

September 29, 2019

Sacramento State students and faculty represented the largest contingent in the 30th annual Paint the Town event Friday and Saturday. Paint the Town is a neighborhood improvement partnership between NeighborWorks Sacramento, a local organization that supports home ownership, and the Sac State Community Engagement C...

NAMI at Sac State holds town hall on suicide prevention

NAMI at Sac State holds town hall on suicide prevention

Chris Wong

September 20, 2019

The National Alliance on Mental Illness, NAMI, at Sacramento State hosted the Pathways to a Healthy Mind Suicide Prevention Town Hall Thursday evening in the University Union.  The keynote speaker was Kevin Berthia, who attempted suicide in 2005. President Robert Nelsen was the introductory spea...

New Jersey anthropology professor speaks to Sac State students about Islamophobia

New Jersey anthropology professor speaks to Sac State students about Islamophobia

Kendra L. Rivera

September 18, 2019

Nazia Kazi, assistant professor of anthropology at Stockton University in New Jersey, spoke to Sacramento State students Tuesday evening about her book “Islamophobia, Race and Global Politics.” The book is about analyzing racism and politics in America that contributed to Islamophobia and later, motivate...

VIDEO: Sac State administrators and students rappel down 16 stories in support of at-risk youth

VIDEO: Sac State administrators and students rappel down 16 stories in support of at-risk youth

Kelly Kiernan, Video editor

September 13, 2019

Sacramento State faculty, administrators and students participated in the Over The Edge fundraiser in support of at-risk youth on Friday. Participants gathered downtown at the Marriott Residence Inn at 7 a.m. and began the 16 story plunge.

GALLERY: Sac State activists protest DACA decision

GALLERY: Sac State activists protest DACA decision

Claire Morgan

September 6, 2017

(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...

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