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Meet the mentors behind Sac State’s First Year Experience

Meet the mentors behind Sac State’s First Year Experience

Anthony Galvan

November 14, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The First Year Experience at Sacramento State welcomes first-year students with the help of two mentorship programs through meetings, classes and support at the FYE Space located in the University Library. Peer mentors are assigned to a first-year seminar class and have meetings with students in that ...

VIDEO: Students respond to classes being cancelled due to air quality

VIDEO: Students respond to classes being cancelled due to air quality

Kelly Kiernan

November 14, 2018


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Due to the poor air quality in Sacramento stemming from the Camp Fire in Butte County, Sacramento State cancelled classes and closed the campus Nov. 13 and 14. We recently asked students who were still on campus on Tuesday what their thoughts were. Let us know what you think of classes being cancelled...

Transfer and freshman first-year experiences differ — here’s how

Transfer and freshman first-year experiences differ — here’s how

Ashton Byers

November 13, 2018


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The experience a Sacramento State transfer student versus a freshman first-year student can be very different, with some transfer students saying their path lacks in opportunity. Academic advising director Jazzie Murphy said the first major difference in experience lies in the transfer student orie...

Sac State campus closure continues into Wednesday

Sac State campus closure continues into Wednesday

Cory Jaynes and Claire Morgan

November 12, 2018


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Sacramento State will be closed Wednesday due to poor air quality in the region caused by the Camp Fire. In an email announcement, President Robert Nelsen said that all classes, activities, events and work for Wednesday will be canceled, however, the dining commons, courtyard market and emergency ...

Sac State’s International Education Week informs students about global opportunities

Sac State’s International Education Week informs students about global opportunities

Camille Escovedo

November 12, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

UPDATE: Sacramento State's campus was closed on Tuesday due to poor air quality, all campus events were canceled as a result. Sacramento State will take part in International Education Week by hosting events on campus Tuesday through Friday to inform Sac State students of educational opportunities...

Nearby Camp Fire prompts closures, other action from Sac State

Nearby Camp Fire prompts closures, other action from Sac State

The State Hornet

November 12, 2018


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Butte County’s Camp Fire sparked Thursday and has turned into one of the deadliest wildfires in California’s history, killing 48, displacing tens of thousands and burning through an entire city, according to Cal Fire. The Butte County Sheriff’s Department reported that the death toll as a result...

Sac State Veterans Success Center supports Veterans in life’s new chapter

Sac State Veterans Success Center supports Veterans in life’s new chapter

Steven Bryla

November 12, 2018


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This semester, Sacramento State is home to 495 student veterans who can receive support in registering for classes, transitioning into civilian careers and using educational benefits in Lassen Hall room 3003. Mario Garza, the Veterans Success Center coordinator, said he loves giving back to veterans. Gar...

Sacramento distributing masks due to poor air quality

Sacramento distributing masks due to poor air quality

Margherita Beale, Assistant News Editor

November 11, 2018


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As air quality spiked at “very unhealthy” levels in Sacramento county today, the city is distributing respiratory masks for residents to use. Heavy wildfire smoke from the Camp Fire continues to affect Sacramento County air quality since it started in Butte County on Thursday. The fire has bu...

College Cornhole Classic tournament to be held on Veterans Day

College Cornhole Classic tournament to be held on Veterans Day

Jose Gaglianone

November 9, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The College Democrats of Sacramento State will host The College Cornhole Classic tournament in the University Union Redwood Room with the help of the California Cornhole Association Sunday. The tournament exists as a fundraiser for the College Democrats, but also as an opportunity to engage with st...

Car used in Sac State vehicle break-ins stopped in San Francisco

Car used in Sac State vehicle break-ins stopped in San Francisco

Francina Sanchez

November 9, 2018


Filed under Campus, Instagram, News

The San Francisco Police Department stopped a car that was used in two vehicle break-ins at Sacramento State on Nov. 2, according to the university’s police department. On Nov. 1, a Sac State police officer noticed suspicious activity in Parking Lot 10, just after 5 a.m. The officer discovered ca...

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