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MAP: Students find campus hideaways to take catnaps

MAP: Students find campus hideaways to take catnaps

Sharlene Phou

May 15, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured, Features

(Follow the map below for specific locations) As the semester begins to wind down, students’ stress levels heighten. During this time of the year, students tend to be tired and worn out from their busy class schedules, projects and exams.   At Sacramento State, some students can be spotted ...

Candid Couples: A Valentine’s Day story

Candid Couples: A Valentine’s Day story

Rebecca Armbruster

February 14, 2017


Filed under Culture, Features

On a day just for romance, we asked five Sacramento State couples how they met. Join the conversation using #SacStateSays. (Photos by Rebecca Armbruster. Illustrations by Rin Carbin)...

Student fashion designers catwalk to Golden 1 Center

Student fashion designers catwalk to Golden 1 Center

Sami Soto

December 8, 2016


Filed under Culture, Features

Seven student fashion designers were chosen to show their original eco-friendly designs in Student Fashion Association’ annual runway competition that will take place at the Golden 1 Center for the first time ever on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Last year, SFA hosted the event in the Union Ballroom. After net...

New mural to add colors to ROTC program

New mural to add colors to ROTC program

Sami Soto

December 8, 2016


Filed under Culture, Features

Tucked away at the end of a long hallway in Yosemite Hall is the ROTC lounge, where large Gatorade bins, training gear and two long couches clutter the small room as the walls remained blank. That is until student cadet Dom Bilandzich had the idea earlier this semester to bring them to life by commission...

Craft Beer the Board Game is no innocent Monopoly

Craft Beer the Board Game is no innocent Monopoly

Joseph Daniels

December 8, 2016


Filed under Culture, Featured, Features

Earlier this year, Sacramento State alumnus Collin Poseley invented a board game that puts players in a race against one another to be the first to brew their own craft suds — an idea derived from the many instances when he would play board games while intoxicated with friends. Poseley, a craft be...

Tips and tricks for staying healthy while still rockin’ it in all your classes

Tips and tricks for staying healthy while still rockin’ it in all your classes

Lanea Florence

December 8, 2016


Filed under Culture, Featured, Features

The dreadful finals week will commence in a little more than a week and for some Sacramento State students, the pressures of school and personal life can be a burden, which, according to several campus experts, may negatively impact their health. Many students also face more stress at this time of year due to ...

Art student reinterprets Arboretum’s darkness as own gloomy dreams

Art student reinterprets Arboretum’s darkness as own gloomy dreams

Edrian Pamintuan

December 1, 2016


Filed under Culture, Features

The Sacramento State University Arboretum’s darkness and its three-acre space was the set of a live performance art show Wednesday night featuring a massive brain-like apparatus represented using black boxes. The event was not an anatomy or a physiology class gone wrong, but rather an elaborate s...

Students sugar date to help pay tuition

Students sugar date to help pay tuition

Claire Morgan

December 1, 2016


Filed under Culture, Featured, Features

As tuition continues to rise, students everywhere are finding unconventional ways to help them get through their four years of higher education. In addition to working part time and receiving some financial aid, some students, particularly women, are seeking courtships from sugar daddies found on...

How does Sac State’s diverse community celebrate Thanksgiving?

How does Sac State’s diverse community celebrate Thanksgiving?

Marissa Murcko

November 24, 2016


Filed under Culture, Featured, Features

Since 2015, Sacramento State has been known for having the seventh most diverse student body west of the Mississippi River. And with Thursday being the much awaited Thanksgiving holiday, here are some ways students and faculty from different cultural backgrounds celebrate this long-standing Ameri...

Art club members choose to reveal own identities in new exhibit

Art club members choose to reveal own identities in new exhibit

Marissa Murcko

November 22, 2016


Filed under Culture, Features

The University Union Art Gallery is currently showcasing its final exhibit of the semester, which entitles “Revealing Identity”  —a group collaboration between students and members of Sacramento State’s art club, “Form.” Rebecca Voorhees, design, identity and studio manager of the Uni...

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