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916 Sports Bar opens doors to Sac State students

916 Sports Bar opens doors to Sac State students

Nijzel Dotson and Garry Singh

September 12, 2019

916 Sports Bar opened its doors Aug. 30, on Folsom Blvd near the south side of the Sacramento State campus. The restaurant primarily serves Mexican food but will offer burgers and chicken wings as well. Jose Flores, co-owner of 916 Sports Bar, plans to cater to Sac State students and wants the restaurant ...

#SacStateSays ‘How do you feel about the Popeyes chicken sandwich social media blow up?’

#SacStateSays ‘How do you feel about the Popeyes chicken sandwich social media blow up?’

Eucario Calderon and Kelly Kiernan

September 7, 2019

Popeye’s chicken sandwich has blown up on several social media platforms. The State Hornet asked Sacramento State students how they felt about the Popeye’s chicken sandwich outage.

Burger King fourth Sac State restaurant to close since May

Burger King fourth Sac State restaurant to close since May

Mitchel Bobo and Dom Vitiello

July 22, 2019

Sacramento State’s University Union announced via Instagram that the campus Burger King would be closing its doors for good, marking the fourth on-campus restaurant closure since May. Burger King has held a campus presence since 1984, according to a sign still on display in the University Union....

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Taco Bell kept off of Sac State’s campus in 1994

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Taco Bell kept off of Sac State’s campus in 1994

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

Michelin to include Sacramento restaurants in first-ever California guide

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

5 coffee shops near Sac State with spacious study space

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

Behind the scenes of the Pop Up Pantry

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

Valentine’s Day gift guide for students on a budget

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

Best food for your buck at Sac State

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...

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