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University Union expansion voted ‘Best New Construction Project’ in Best of Sac State poll

University Union expansion voted ‘Best New Construction Project’ in Best of Sac State poll

Kayleen Carter

May 4, 2020

The votes are in and The University Union was voted “Best New Construction Project” in The State Hornet’s fourth annual Best of Sac State poll. The University Union currently has three floors which feature several eateries, a game room, art gallery, and is home to the Associated Students, Inc...

Sac State journalism professor Phillip Reese voted 2019 ‘Best Professor’

Sac State journalism professor Phillip Reese voted 2019 ‘Best Professor’

Katerina Petsalis

April 10, 2019

Phillip Reese, a Sacramento State journalism professor, was voted “Best Professor” in The State Hornet’s third annual Best of Sac State poll. Reese has been teaching at Sac State in the communication studies department for two years. He currently teaches two upper division journalism classes ...

Political Science voted 2018 ‘Best Major’ at Sac State

Sacramento State students represented the non-governmental organization Oxfam International at the National Model United Nations conference in New York in March. The students won nine awards during the conference, which lasted from March 18-March 22.

Emily Rabasto, visuals editor

May 9, 2018

Move over “The Artist Formerly Known as Prince.” It’s the major formerly known as Government. The Department of Political Science was voted “best major” by students of Sacramento State in this year’s Best of Sac State poll. Assistant professor of political science Danielle Martin has ...

Parker Brahms voted 2018 ‘Best Male Athlete’ at Sac State

Sacramento State right-handed sophomore pitcher Parker Brahms prepares to deliver the baseball to the strike zone against Santa Clara University at John Smith Field on Saturday, March 10, 2018. Brahms was named to the Western Athletic Conference first team last season.

Alex Daniels

May 9, 2018

For the second year in a row, a baseball player has won ‘Best male athlete’ after Sacramento State sophomore pitcher Parker Brahms won the award in The State Hornet’s second annual Best of Sac State poll. Brahms, who follows former Sac State pitcher Justin Dillon in receiving the award, has a 4...

Annie Juarez voted 2018 ‘Best Female Athlete’ at Sac State

Sacramento State senior gymnast Annie Juarez poses after competing against the University of Alaska Anchorage, the University of Minnesota and Cal at the Nest on Friday, March 9, 2018. Juarez was one of four Hornets to qualify for an NCAA Regional.

Thomas Frey

May 9, 2018

Heading into the 2018 season, senior gymnast Annie Juarez never imagined she would have a campaign that would lead her to being named ‘Best female athlete’ in The State Hornet’s Best of Sac State poll. Juarez came into the year never having participated in more than half of the meets in a sea...

Football team voted for ‘Best Win Against Davis’ at Sac State

Sacramento State junior quarterback Kevin Thomson, middle, is tackled down by two UC Davis defenders in the 64th annual Causeway Classic at Hornet Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Sac State defeated the Aggies 52-47.

Shaun Holkko

May 9, 2018

The Sacramento State football team has struggled for years against its Causeway rival — the UC Davis Aggies — until the Hornets got the upper hand last season in a game voted first place for The State Hornet’s “Best Win Against Davis” category. The Hornets dominated the first half and est...

Rock climbing voted 2018 ‘Best Sports or Recreational Club’ at Sac State

Ethan Veslenio, who joined the rock climbing club this semester, scales a rock wall in the WELL on Thursday, May 3. Sac State's rock climbing club was voted in as the best sports/recreation club on campus for the Best of Sac State.

Vincent Moleski

May 9, 2018

Sacramento State’s rock climbing club, which is open to students of all skill levels, has been voted as the best sports or recreational club on campus in The State Hornet’s “Best of Sac State” category. Garrett Werner — the rock climbing club’s coach as of this semester — described the...

Round Table Pizza voted 2018 ‘Best on-campus dining’ at Sac State

Students drinking beer inside Round Table

Eric Jaramishian

May 9, 2018

The students of Sacramento State voted Round Table Pizza the ‘Best on-campus dining’ in the Best of Sac State poll conducted by The State Hornet. Round Table won best dining on-campus last year in the Best of Sac State poll, and with all that the restaurant has to offer, there is little to ques...

Bento Box voted 2018 ‘Best restaurant near campus’ at Sac State

Bento Box front counter

Jose Gaglianone

May 9, 2018

For the second year in a row, Asian-fusion restaurant Bento Box was voted by the readers of The State Hornet as the best restaurant near campus. Bento Box beat other nominees including Sellands, Dos Coyotes Border Cafe, Fahrenheit 250, Mimosa House, and Bacon and Butter. The owner of Bento Box, Jonathan Kim...

Round Table Pizza selected as 2018 ‘Best place to get a beer’ at Sac State

Students drinking beer outside Round Table

Will Coburn

May 9, 2018

Round Table Pizza has been selected by State Hornet readers as the best place to get a beer on campus in this year’s Best of Sac State poll. Brian Abrams is a business major who comes exclusively to Round Table when he’s looking for a drink on campus. “I didn’t even know there was beer anywhere else,...

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