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FROM THE ARCHIVES: 51 years since Jimi Hendrix hit the stage at Sac State

FROM THE ARCHIVES: 51 years since Jimi Hendrix hit the stage at Sac State

Brittney Delgado, Arts & Entertainment editor

April 23, 2019

Legendary electric guitarist and rockstar Jimi Hendrix performed a sold-out show to a crowd of 3,000 in the Sacramento State men’s basketball gymnasium on Feb. 4, 1968. The gym, which is now known as the Yosemite Hall South Gymnasium, was only meant to hold 1,000 people, but students squeezed ...

FROM THE ARCHIVES: 1957 Sac State student elections re-done after Hornet article

FROM THE ARCHIVES: 1957 Sac State student elections re-done after Hornet article

Ronaldo Gomez

April 23, 2019

On May 15, 1957 an investigation by what was then called The Hornet found how easy election fraud was in student government elections at Sac State, causing the Associated Students of Sacramento State College President Tom Willoughby to order results be thrown out in order to have a fair election. Ele...

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...

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Student unrest over corruption and deaths shut down campus nearly 50 years ago

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Student unrest over corruption and deaths shut down campus nearly 50 years ago

Camille Escovedo

April 23, 2019

The musty, yellowed pages of a State Hornet article from May 6, 1970, tell the story of a student strike against the National Guard’s killings of four Kent State University students and the U.S. invasion of Cambodia that eventually led to a campus shutdown. Former California Governor Ronald Reagan ord...

From the archives: King enumerates right defects

From the archives: King enumerates right defects

State Hornet Staff

January 21, 2019

The following is a transcription of an article by Steve Haskins on civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.’s visit to Sac State originally published in The State Hornet’s Oct. 17, 1967 issue. A gallery of the story as it was printed can be found below. “I still sing We Shall Overcome.” So sai...

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