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Sac State student caught attempting to steal copy of final exam

Sac State student caught attempting to steal copy of final exam

Claire Morgan, News editor

December 14, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

A Sacramento State student was detained by campus police after he ran into a classroom where a final was being held, stole an exam out of the hands of a student, and fled the scene on Tuesday night, according to the professor of the course. Management Information Systems 101 professor Spiros Velianitis s...

VIDEO: Sac State students grade Ramona Lot

VIDEO: Sac State students grade Ramona Lot

Rin Carbin

December 8, 2017


Filed under News, Video

Due to a delay on Parking Structure V's construction, plans to keep Ramona Lot, which is located off of Power Inn Road, open until the project is completed sometime around late-February. So we asked a few students what their end-of-semester grades for Ramona Lot are. What's your grade for it? Let us kno...

#SacStateSays: What is the worst crime you’ve seen committed on campus?

#SacStateSays: What is the worst crime you’ve seen committed on campus?

Shaun Holkko

December 8, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

Did you know that 70 thefts have been reported at Sacramento State since the start of the fall 2017 semester? We decided to ask several students if they have witnessed any crimes committed on campus. Tell us what you have seen by using #SacStateSays on any social media platform. Photos by Shaun Hol...

MAP: The most dangerous spots on campus

MAP: The most dangerous spots on campus

Claire Morgan

December 6, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

Have you ever wondered where you may be most susceptible to becoming a victim of a crime on campus? The State Hornet analyzed Sacramento State's daily crime logs to find the most common crimes committed on campus and where they are most likely to occur. These are the incidents reported to campus police...

Parking Structure V completion date pushed to March 2018

Parking Structure V completion date pushed to March 2018

Rin Carbin

December 6, 2017


Filed under News

The completion of the much-anticipated Parking Structure V has been delayed, according to Facilities Management, which oversees the project. The 1,750-space parking structure, expected to be completed by the start of the spring 2018 semester, is now projected to be finished around Feb. 19, according ...

#SacStateSays: Is Sacramento State a commuter campus?

#SacStateSays: Is Sacramento State a commuter campus?

Kameron Schmid

December 6, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

Sacramento State has a few reputations it would like to shake off. Foremost among them is "Slack State," but following that is likely the notion that it is a "commuter campus." According to 2016-17 data from the Office of Institutional Research, 94 percent of undergrads and 72 percent of freshman at...

Mechanical engineering majors developing parking tracker, set to be available for fall 2018

Mechanical engineering majors developing parking tracker, set to be available for fall 2018

Thomas Frey

December 6, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

Imagine a 30-minute, traffic-heavy commute, and upon getting to your destination, parking is not readily available. You spend more than 20 minutes driving up and down parking structures and through full lots just to find a spot half a mile away from your class or job. This is a common experience for anyone who h...

Police investigating eBay listing of laptops after 35 stolen from Calaveras

Police investigating eBay listing of laptops after 35 stolen from Calaveras

Thomas Frey

December 5, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

Sacramento State police are investigating an eBay listing from Oct. 27 selling 35 of the same model of laptops that were stolen from Calaveras Hall one week earlier, according to detective Jason Johnston. On Oct. 20 at around 9 a.m., members of the English department called campus police after th...

UTAPS plans to bring self-driving electric shuttle to Sac State

UTAPS plans to bring self-driving electric shuttle to Sac State

Rin Carbin and Vu Chau

December 5, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

The commute to and from Sacramento State may become much more cutting-edge as University Transportation and Parking Services (UTAPS) is looking into bringing a self-driving electric shuttle to campus. The shuttle, which would take commuters from the 65th Street Light Rail Station to campus, is currently in the ...

#SacStateSays: Does Sac State need to enforce its smoking ban to be considered smoke-free?

#SacStateSays: Does Sac State need to enforce its smoking ban to be considered smoke-free?

Garrett Belme

November 29, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

Sacramento State is publicizing a new tobacco ban based off a CSU-wide mandate. However, there are currently no plans being made public for how the ban will be enforced. We asked Sac State students if they think calling a campus smoke-free can make it so, or if enforcement will be necessary. Tell us w...

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