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Sac State’s Muslim Student Association keeps faith amid stigmas, finals

Sac State’s Muslim Student Association keeps faith amid stigmas, finals

Mitchel Bobo

May 8, 2019

What is the Muslim Student Association? “As-salamu alaykum,” Faaiz Siddiqi said, as he stood behind the podium. These Arabic words translate to “Peace be upon you” and commenced the Jumah, a Friday prayer, held in the Auburn room of the recently renovated University Union. Siddiqi then h...

Drone drops flyers with swastikas over Sacramento State bridge dinner

Drone drops flyers with swastikas over Sacramento State bridge dinner

Dominic Vitiello and Claire Morgan

May 3, 2019

A drone dropped flyers featuring swastikas and anti-media sentiments over Sacramento State’s annual “Bites on the Bridge” Farm-to-Fork dinner held Friday on the Guy West Bridge. Flyers were also dropped near the Golden 1 Center on Friday, where hundreds were gathered waiting to enter the st...

Sac State baseball team loses series to New Mexico State

Sac State baseball team loses series to New Mexico State

Shaun Holkko

April 29, 2019

The Sacramento State baseball team lost two out of three games to the New Mexico State Aggies over the weekend, dropping their first Western Athletic Conference series of the 2019 season. The Hornets (27-16, 13-5 WAC) returned home to John Smith Field after going 5-4 on their season-long nine-gam...

Miguel, Jessie Reyez, Masego perform at Sol Blume in Sacramento

Miguel, Jessie Reyez, Masego perform at Sol Blume in Sacramento

Brittney Delgado, Arts & entertainment editor

April 29, 2019

Sol Blume returned for a second year to the heart of Sacramento, Cesar Chavez Plaza, with performances from R&B singer-songwriters Miguel, Jessie Reyez and more on Saturday. The self-described “boutique-style” music festival had two stages only a few feet apart from each other. Vendors like Bam...

Sac State defensive leader hopes to hear his name in NFL Draft

Sac State defensive leader hopes to hear his name in NFL Draft

Shaun Holkko

April 26, 2019

Sacramento State football player Mister “Showtime” Harriel has been in the spotlight as a talented athlete his entire life and now hopes to be drafted to the NFL. Harriel has gone viral on ESPN and Bleacher Report multiple times 一 but not for his abilities on the field. The senior safety...

Q&A: Sac State visiting artist talks art exhibit ‘Save/[eARTh]’

Q&A: Sac State visiting artist talks art exhibit ‘Save/[eARTh]’

Ronaldo Gomez

April 22, 2019

Angela Gonzalez is a visiting mixed media artist originally from Colombia who will be featured in Sacramento State’s University Union Gallery upcoming art exhibition “Save/[eARTh].” Gonzalez describes her art as thought-provoking and aims to create awareness about ecological and social responsibilities in everyday life. ...

Art department renovations on hold again, students frustrated yet hopeful

Art department renovations on hold again, students frustrated yet hopeful

Travis Boudreau

April 22, 2019

Tasked with working around peeling walls, minimal storage space, tight work quarters and insufficient maintenance updates, art students are still waiting for renovations to be made at their department buildings. Kadema Hall and the Art Sculpture Lab are the heart of Sacramento State’s art depart...

Rapper Bryce Vine performs at Sac State in UNIQUE’s last concert of the semester

Rapper Bryce Vine performs at Sac State in UNIQUE’s last concert of the semester

Jasmin Acosta

April 19, 2019

American rapper and singer-songwriter Bryce Vine headlined the last UNIQUE concert of the semester at Sacramento State on Thursday in the University Union Ballroom. Rapper Soosh*e! was enthusiastic to be the opening guest upon his return to Sac State after a seven-year hiatus. Soosh*e! performed ...

Sac State not investigating fraternity aspect of student’s death

Sac State not investigating fraternity aspect of student’s death

Margherita Beale, Managing editor

April 16, 2019

Sacramento State will not be involved in the investigation of the student who died following a pellet gun shooting Friday morning, university officials said. The student was identified as William Molina, a 21-year-old business major and active member of the university's Pi Kappa Alpha chapter. ...

Sac State freshman from Norway leading men’s tennis team

Sac State freshman from Norway leading men’s tennis team

Robert Moon

April 13, 2019

Originally from Stavanger, Norway, freshman Johannes Gjerdaker joined the Sacramento State men’s tennis team in the fall 2018 semester and has led his team to a successful season so far. Currently 11-5 this season in singles, Gjerdaker is tied with Sac State junior Hermont Legaspi (11-7) for the...

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