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Sac State ASI election draws 6.5% turnout, winners announced

The 2020-2021 Associated Students Inc. board smiles for their first picture after the election. This came after ASI's first fully online election.

Jordan Latimore and Luis Platero

April 16, 2020

Noah Marty and Donna Walters clinched the Associated Students, Inc. presidential ticket after running unopposed in ASI’s first completely virtual election, which drew only a 6.5% turnout out of 30,331 students, according to results published by ASI. Turnout fell by 4 percentage points from last year’s 10.5% tur...

Sac State ASI, admin discussing credit/no credit course expansion

Sac State ASI, admin discussing credit/no credit course expansion

Madeleine Beck, deputy copy editor

April 3, 2020

Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. and administration are discussing potential options for expanding credit/no credit courses in light of classes being moved online due to the COVID-19 outbreak, according to ASI. Currently only about 12% of courses at Sac State can be taken for credit/no cred...

Sac State ASI seeks student census participation online amid COVID-19 restrictions

Screenshot via Instagram and YouTube.

Sacramento State’s Associated Students Inc. board members seek to encourage students to participate in the census via social media platforms such as Instagram.

Mercy Sosa

April 1, 2020

Sacramento State Associated Students, Inc.’s push for student participation in the 2020 census has gone exclusively virtual due to California’s shelter-at-home order, according to ASI leadership.  The census is a count of the population conducted every 10 years by the U.S. Census Bureau, a n...

Sac State ASI President, VP to keep over $35,000 in scholarships following resignations

Ad for Sac State's Associated Students Inc. elections coming up on April 15 and 16 outside of the University Union.

Mercy Sosa

March 19, 2020

Sacramento State Associated Students, Inc.’s former president and executive vice president, Christian Miguel Landaverde and Jennifer Gross, will keep the scholarships they were given at the start of the semester following their resignations, said Reuben Greenwald, director of student engagement and outre...

Sac State ASI Children’s Center to close for childcare Tuesday

A sign announcing the closure of the ASI Children's Center on Monday, March 16. The center will be closed Tuesday, March 17 and will remain closed indefinitely.

Kayleen Carter

March 16, 2020

The Associated Students, Incorporated Children’s Center at Sacramento State will close indefinitely starting Tuesday in response to the coronavirus, according to the ASI website and an email from the center’s director. On Monday, the ASI Children’s Center Director Sherry Velte sent an email to the center’s...

Sac State vote center provides real-world example for new California election law

Sac State student Kaylah Greenwell registers to vote at the Modoc Hall vote center Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. AB 59 now requires California State University campuses to comply with requests from county officials to host vote centers.

Cory Jaynes, managing editor

October 30, 2019

Last November, a three-hour line of voters stretched through Sacramento State’s Modoc Hall as the university hosted the first vote center on a California college campus.  Now, the recently signed Assembly Bill 59 prioritizes colleges for vote center placement to increase student turnout on Election Day. Assemblymember Ash Kalra, D-San Jose, is the bill’s author, and...

ASI researching free meal program using UEI eateries excess

The entrance to the Servery at the Dining Commons at Sac State. A possible program through ASI and UEI could mean that excess food  from The Servery and other UEI eateries would be available at the Food Pantry.

Victor Corral Martinez

October 10, 2019

Associated Students, Inc. and University Enterprises, Inc. are planning to implement a new program on campus to help fight against food insecurity among Sacramento State students.  One of ASI’s “strategic priorities” for the 2019-2020 school year is to assess the feasibility of doing a program in the style of Epicure Extras that would include the Dining Commons and the many other eateries ...

NEWS PODCAST: A closer look at ASI’s goals for the semester

Jen Gross and Christian Miguel Landaverde after hearing the results of the Associated Students, Inc. elections on April 10, 2019, at the elections party. Gross and Miguel ran for the president and executive vice-president positions, winning by 52 votes above Virginia Diaz Lazaro & Migdalia Sazo.

Will Coburn and Victor Corral Martinez

September 23, 2019

ASI reporter Victor Corral Martinez sits down with ASI President Christian Miguel Landaverde to talk about ASI’s goals for the semester, from feminine hygiene products to educating students about the 2020 census. Stories covered: 2019 Clery Report shows 31 instances of sexual assault at Sac State st...

ASI Food Pantry University Union location to serve more students

Canned goods at the ASI Food Pantry in the University Union. The ASI Food Pantry moved to the Union last semester.

Leslie Hicks

September 16, 2019

The ASI Food Pantry on campus has opened its new location in the University Union, room 1246, with a mission to “provide food and basic necessities to Sacramento State students in need at no cost,” according to the pantry’s website. The location in the Union is located next to the Crisis Assistance and Resource Educatio...

VIDEO: Sac State administrators and students rappel down 16 stories in support of at-risk youth

VIDEO: Sac State administrators and students rappel down 16 stories in support of at-risk youth

Kelly Kiernan, video editor

September 13, 2019

Sacramento State faculty, administrators and students participated in the Over The Edge fundraiser in support of at-risk youth on Friday. Participants gathered downtown at the Marriott Residence Inn at 7 a.m. and began the 16 story plunge.

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