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Alumna jailed after attempting presidential run in Rwanda

Alumna jailed after attempting presidential run in Rwanda

Claire Morgan

October 11, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

Sacramento State alumna Diane Shima Rwigara was arrested in Rwanda on charges of tax evasion, forgery and inciting “insurrection” after she attempted to run against Paul Kagame in the presidential election earlier this year. Rwigara attended Sac State from 2002 to 2004 and obtained her degree in busine...

MLK at Sac State: 50 years later

MLK at Sac State: 50 years later

Ashley Nanfria

October 11, 2017


Filed under Featured, MLK 50th, News

(Go to StateHornet.com/MLK50CSUS for more related stories) On Oct. 16, 1967, more than 7,000 people gathered on the grass field at Sacramento State’s Hornet Stadium and watched as civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his thoughts on what the future of the civil rights movement would...

#SacStateSays: What civil rights progress still needs to be made?

#SacStateSays: What civil rights progress still needs to be made?

Garrett Belme

October 11, 2017


Filed under Featured, MLK 50th, News

(Go to StateHornet.com/MLK50CSUS for more related stories) “We still have a long, long way to go before the problem of racial justice is solved in our nation,” said Martin Luther King Jr. in his speech at Sacramento State in 1967. In honor of the 50th anniversary of his visit, we aske...

White nationalist group posts propaganda on campus

White nationalist group posts propaganda on campus

Sami Soto

October 10, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

Flyers and stickers displaying a turquoise and white triangle were found across campus recently in promotion of the white nationalist group, Identity Evropa. Mariana*, a psychology major at Sac State, saw the flyers and stickers around campus on Oct. 1 and quickly took action, biking around campus ...

Students use social media to report hit-and-runs on campus

Students use social media to report hit-and-runs on campus

Rin Carbin

October 10, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

The last thing any Sacramento State student wants to deal with after rush hour traffic and increasingly crowded parking lots is grazing another vehicle while trying to park. While some students would leave a note with a name and number, others would continue on to class. Now, social media are playi...

The Faces of DACA at Sac State

The Faces of DACA at Sac State

Kameron Schmid and Joseph Daniels

October 5, 2017


Filed under FacesOfDACA, Featured, News

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival, or DACA, has been rescinded and will soon expire; the last extensions are being accepted until tomorrow only. As of last semester, Sacramento State was home to around 1,000 undocumented immigrants, 65 of whom were DACA recipients, according to the university. Th...

Student preacher draws crowds with controversial remarks

Student preacher draws crowds with controversial remarks

Will Moon

October 4, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

Among the shouting and snickering of students taking pictures, passersby in the Sacramento State Library Quad Sept. 20 saw a black sign with painted flames that read: “Repent or perish.” Engineering major Slavik Chiley, a student driver on the Hornet Shuttle Gold Line bus employed by Univers...

Sewage, garbage and…trees? The smelliest spots on campus, explained

Sewage, garbage and…trees? The smelliest spots on campus, explained

Kameron Schmid

September 27, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

An inordinate amount of calls, emails and internet buzz began since the end of the last spring semester centered around one question: the good ol’ olfactory system, also known as your sense of smell, was picking up some harsh scents all over campus. So we went looking for the sources of these ...

Betsy DeVos announces decision to rescind certain Title IX regulations

Betsy DeVos announces decision to rescind certain Title IX regulations

Liam Braddy

September 27, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has formally announced her plan to rescind portions of the Title IX law, which is designed to help federally funded schools and universities like Sacramento State handle sexual assault. DeVos’s announcement on Friday struck a chord with students, p...

#SacStateStinks: What is the worst thing you’ve smelled on campus?

#SacStateStinks: What is the worst thing you’ve smelled on campus?

Rin Carbin

September 27, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

Whether it's other students after their dash to class or the great outdoors by Round Table, there are plenty of smells at Sacramento State that could use some Febreze. For this special edition of #SacStateSays, we asked students to describe the worst thing they've smelled on campus. Join the conversatio...

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