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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


Filed under Campus, Culture, Food, From the Archives

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


Filed under Culture, Food

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


Filed under Best of Sac State, Campus, Culture, Food

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


Filed under Culture, Featured, Food

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


Filed under Campus, Culture, Food

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


Filed under Culture, Food

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


Filed under Campus, Culture, Featured, Food

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...

How to eat smart during finals

How to eat smart during finals

Nick Koeneke

May 17, 2018


Filed under Best of Sac State, Culture, Food

Let’s be honest: finals week sucks. It can be hard to find the time and energy to cook healthy meals every day. Here are some quick tips for eating smart during finals week. Cook in bulk   If you’re on a time crunch, it’s hard to make a home-cooked meal every day. Consider cooking in...

Round Table Pizza voted 2018 ‘Best on-campus dining’ at Sac State

Round Table Pizza voted 2018 ‘Best on-campus dining’ at Sac State

Eric Jaramishian

May 9, 2018


Filed under Best of Sac State, Culture, Food

The students of Sacramento State voted Round Table Pizza the ‘Best on-campus dining’ in the Best of Sac State poll conducted by The State Hornet. Round Table won best dining on-campus last year in the Best of Sac State poll, and with all that the restaurant has to offer, there is little to ques...

Bento Box voted 2018 ‘Best restaurant near campus’ at Sac State

Bento Box voted 2018 ‘Best restaurant near campus’ at Sac State

Jose Gaglianone

May 9, 2018


Filed under Best of Sac State, Culture, Food

For the second year in a row, Asian-fusion restaurant Bento Box was voted by the readers of The State Hornet as the best restaurant near campus. Bento Box beat other nominees including Sellands, Dos Coyotes Border Cafe, Fahrenheit 250, Mimosa House, and Bacon and Butter. The owner of Bento Box, Jonathan Kim...

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