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Small wonder: Kim-Bustillos leads Sac State’s women’s soccer team

Small wonder: Kim-Bustillos leads Sac State’s women’s soccer team

Cristian Corona

October 16, 2019

When you think of the number five in soccer, you might think of a defensive or holding midfielder, but Sacramento State women’s soccer junior forward, Kylee Kim-Bustillos, is neither.  Kim-Bustillos, a kinesiology major, is the opposite of what a traditional number five in soccer entails. Inst...

Sac State’s high-flying center stays grounded with long walks

Sac State’s high-flying center stays grounded with long walks

Richard Ivanowski

October 10, 2019

Not every Sacramento State student knows Joshua Patton’s name, but there’s a chance they’re familiar with his face. Patton’s visage can be found all over the university on promotional posters for the athletics program. He can also be spotted in the flesh on most days, engaging in one of his...

‘Nothing in my life is secure’: Sac State DACA recipients speak out

‘Nothing in my life is secure’: Sac State DACA recipients speak out

Kendra L. Rivera

October 9, 2019

Seven years ago, then-President Barack Obama announced an immigration policy that allowed those who were brought to the United States as undocumented children and youth to lawfully stay in the country, under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA, program. In 2017, President Donald Trump declared the...

Sac State senior defender poised for comeback season after ACL tear

Sac State senior defender poised for comeback season after ACL tear

Ian Edwards

October 8, 2019

In September 2018 while playing a game at UC Davis, Hornet soccer senior defender Mac Harrington went down with an injury after a late hit by an Aggies player, later discovering that he completely tore his ACL. His junior season was over. Harrington was the starting center back and his injury,...

Sac State to pilot new form of data collection on students

Sac State to pilot new form of data collection on students

Max Connor and Jordan Silva-Benham

October 7, 2019

Sacramento State will be the pilot California State University to use a new form of data collection on its students.  Degree Analytics operates through students’ devices that are connected to the school’s wifi in order to track how much time a given student spends in spaces on campus, like the...

Sac State alumnus turns making music into a business

Sac State alumnus turns making music into a business

Jasmin Acosta

October 6, 2019

Sacramento State alumnus Jorge De La Cruz, known by his stage name Jay Cruz, has gone from playing music in his garage to performing on the big stage. The Sacramento native and independent artist has successfully branded his name through his musical and business talent, making him one of the most ro...

Kevin Thomson’s elbow cost him 2 seasons. Now, he’s getting them back

Kevin Thomson’s elbow cost him 2 seasons. Now, he’s getting them back

Mack Ervin III

October 3, 2019

Football can be an up-and-down game, but for Sacramento State junior quarterback Kevin Thomson, the sport is “the ultimate team game.” “Nothing beats going out there and going to battle with your teammates and coming out of it with a W,” Thomson said. The Auburn, Washington, native sai...

Sac State art gallery ‘If Color Was Language’ showcases graffiti and symbolic emotions

Sac State art gallery ‘If Color Was Language’ showcases graffiti and symbolic emotions

Bridget Duran

October 3, 2019

The Sacramento State University Union Gallery's second exhibition, “If Color Was Language” by artist Drew Ochwat, held its opening reception Thursday. The gallery showcases the relationship between street art and abstract expressionism in Sacramento. Students were able to meet the artist and ask questions...

Sac State volleyball player exhibits exceptional leadership as team’s lone senior

Sac State volleyball player exhibits exceptional leadership as team’s lone senior

Robyn Dobson

October 3, 2019

Sacramento State senior outside hitter Sarah Davis decided to try out for her high school volleyball team with some friends on a whim after playing softball for most of her life and deciding it was time for a change. Two weeks into the season on the high school freshman team, Davis said she was p...

Mayor Pete focuses on inclusion during campaign stop in West Sacramento

Mayor Pete focuses on inclusion during campaign stop in West Sacramento

Cory Jaynes and Patrick Walsh

September 29, 2019

Pete Buttigieg addressed a crowd of thousands about gun control, education, democratic reform and cultural acceptance in West Sacramento Sunday as part of his 2020 Democratic presidential campaign. When the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana took the outdoor stage at Drake’s: The Barn, he ...

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