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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ASI researching free meal program using UEI eateries excess

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

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

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

ASI Food Pantry University Union location to serve more students

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.

Sac State 2019 ASI election results announced

Sac State 2019 ASI election results announced

Jordan Silva-Benham and Ronaldo Gomez

April 11, 2019

Christian Miguel Landaverde and Jennifer Gross were elected President and Executive Vice President for the 2019-20 school year after Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. elections held on Tuesday and Wednesday. As opposed to last year’s ASI presidential election, where only one ticket ran,...

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