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Sac State provost says it may be too late to implement credit/no credit

Samantha Elizalde, ASI Vice President of academic affairs, spoke in favor of offering a credit/no credit option to students in the fall semester during ASI's board meeting Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. The board approved a resolution supporting a credit/no credit option. Screenshot taken by Camryn Dadey via Zoom.
Camryn Dadey November 25, 2020
Sacramento State’s ASI Board of Directors approved a resolution in support of a credit/no credit option for the fall semester during its meeting Wednesday, but the provost of academic affairs said it may be too late in the semester for administration to implement.

Sac State ASI executive vice president resigns effective Wednesday

Associated Students, Inc. executive Vice President Donna Walters resigned during the board's meeting Wednesday. Walters said her resignation was effective immediately and was resigning to focus on a new job opportunity. Photo courtesy of ASI
Camryn Dadey November 25, 2020
Sacramento State ASI’s executive vice president Donna Walters resigned from the board of directors effective today during its meeting Wednesday on Zoom.

Sac State alumni provide resources and information about sexual assault

Sacramento State alumni Laura Swartzen (left) and Leander Loh discussed sexual assault during their
Gerardo Zavala November 24, 2020
Sacramento State alumni Laura Swartzen and Leander Loh discussed topics such as domestic abuse, consent and bystander intervention during their “Let’s Talk About it - Sexual Assault” presentation Tuesday.

PHOTOS: Trump supporters rally in downtown Sacramento for third consecutive week

A Trump supporter clashes with other members of his group where were all protesting the election results in Sacramento, California, Saturday Nov. 21, 2020. The argument was over the police action taken against the marchers at Cesar Chavez Plaza.
Sara Nevis, Ian Ratliff, and Dominic Vitiello November 23, 2020
Trump supporters rallied for the third consecutive at the California State capitol. After protesters marched to Cesar Chavez Plaza an order to disperse was given by Sacramento Police after punches were exchanged between pro-Trump protesters and counter-protesters.

2 campus dining food service employees test positive for COVID-19

Jordan Parker November 21, 2020
Two positive COVID-19 cases have been identified within Sacramento State’s Campus Dining, according to an email sent to students living in the residence halls from interim Executive Director for University Housing Services Samuel Jones Saturday.

CSU Board of Trustees clashes over ethnic studies requirement, potential increase in units

Gerardo Zavala November 20, 2020
The CSU Board of Trustees continued to disagree over the implementation of Assembly Bill 1460, which creates an ethnic studies requirement for future CSU students. Some concerns included potential increases in unit requirements for students and a lack of faculty autonomy.


Chris Wong, web editor November 20, 2020
Did your neighbors vote for or against rent control? The strong mayor proposal? See results in your neck of the woods.

Sac State announces plans to reduce amount of people on campus beginning Monday

Sacramento State's campus and quad is vacant Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. Sac State President Robert Nelsen announced plans to reduce the number of students and employees on campus Friday.
Jordan Parker November 20, 2020
Sac State will begin efforts to depopulate the campus beginning on Monday, Nov. 23. Read what that means for the campus here.

Sac State ASI in favor of credit/no credit option

Vice President of Finance Prabhjyot Shinh said that due to the lack of travel this year, the university's travel funds are not being utilized in Sac State's ASI meeting Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020 via Zoom. The Board of Directors discussed multiple ways to help students during the virtual semester, including its support for students to receive a credit/no credit option for their grades.
Mercy Sosa, news editor November 19, 2020
Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. announced that the board is in favor of offering a credit/no credit option for students in its meeting Wednesday via Zoom. 97% of respondents in an ASI survey were in favor of credit/no credit.

Chancellor Timothy White gives final remarks to CSU Board of Trustees before retirement

California State University Chancellor Timothy White speaks to the CSU Board of Trustees for the final time before retiring in December Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. White has been chancellor of the CSU since 2012. Screenshot via YouTube by Camryn Dadey.
Emmely Ramirez November 19, 2020
California State University Chancellor Timothy White gave his final speech before his retirement in December to the CSU Board of Trustees during its meeting Wednesday, praising the university system for its inclusion and equity.
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