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Sac State’s Santa Clara Hall to be replaced if voters pass bill

The inside of Santa Clara Hall. Sac State plans to replace the hall if a $15 billion bond is approved by voters in March.

Victor Corral Martinez

October 25, 2019

With a $15 billion bond measure up for a vote in March 2020, Sacramento State could see a maximum of $86 million in bond fund and plans to renovate and replace outdated infrastructure. California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 48, the “Public Preschool, K-12, and College Health and Safety B...

Sac State parking by the numbers: More permits issued than spaces

Traffic leaving Sac State. The school sold 17,278 student permits this semester and has 9,990 student spots.

Tracy Holmes

September 30, 2019

It’s no secret finding parking is difficult for students who drive to Sacramento State — part of the problem might be the university selling more parking permits than it has parking spaces. Every year, Sac State, along with the other CSU campuses, sells more permits than there are spaces due t...

‘Situational homelessness’: 286 residents still awaiting move-in at apartments near Sac State

Construction at Academy 65. The housing complex, located on 65th St. Across from Elvas Ave., has had to delay move-in dates by over three weeks.

Margherita Beale and Jordan Silva-Benham

August 30, 2019

The 286 residents who are still awaiting move-in at Academy65, an apartment complex near Sacramento State primarily aimed at students, were asked to sign a lease addendum and general release Thursday, according to some residents. Academy65 residents were originally scheduled for an Aug. 21 move-in date. However, offici...

Apartments near Sac State delay move-in for 286 residents

Construction at Academy 65. The housing complex, located on 65th St. Across from Elvas Ave., has had to delay move-in dates by over three weeks.

Jordan Silva-Benham, news editor

August 26, 2019

The newest student housing complex near Sacramento State delayed the move-in day by more than three weeks after the start of the semester due to construction issues. Academy 65, located on 65th St. across from Elvas Ave. has set a tentative move-in date of September 6, according to an email sent to...

Highway 50 off-ramp to Hornet Drive expected to be open Monday

Construction equipment at the partially completed Hornet Drive off-ramp Friday. Caltrans expects the off-ramp to be open but not complete Monday morning.

Will Coburn, podcast editor

August 24, 2019

The Highway 50 off-ramp to Hornet Drive is expected to be open Monday morning, according to Caltrans, however, Sacramento State recommends students plan ahead and give themselves extra time to commute. According to Dennis Keaton, public information officer for Caltrans District 3, Caltrans will be m...

Major Sac State construction projects total over $206 million

Crews work on the the University Union expansion and Science II construction projects at Sacramento State on Friday, Nov. 30. Construction costs on campus have been up and coming for the past two years.

Luis Platero

February 6, 2019

Sacramento State has been under construction since 2017, adding five new buildings that have cost the university roughly $206 million. The projects include the new Ernest E. Tschannen Science Complex, the University Union expansion and renovation, Parking Structure V with the accompanying Welcome Cent...

EDITORIAL: Sac State needs renovation, not construction

Construction began for what was then called Science II on Oct. 22, 2017. Now dubbed the Ernest E. Tschannen Science Complex, the site will feature a planetarium and brand-new science buildings.

State Hornet Editorial Board

February 6, 2019

It’s no secret that Sacramento State has been a full-time construction zone for as long as anyone can remember. Physical change is a crucial aspect of developing as an institution. For a university founded almost 72 years ago, construction is not only a literal component of moving with the times,...

University Union’s Games Room set to reopen this semester

The glass walls of the Games Room looking into into the building from the walkway just outside on Feb. 6. The Games Room was one of the projects under construction during the University Union renovations.

Milan Cabebe

February 6, 2019

Sacramento State’s new and improved Games Room will be back and open for business later this semester, according to University Union officials. This popular spot has been under construction and hidden behind walls since the end of 2016. The time has come for those walls to finally be torn down...

Sac State gymnastics moving to newly-purchased $4.5 million facility

Sac State gymnastics will soon practice at this location on Folsom Blvd less than one mile from school. The gymnastics team currently practices in Elk Grove.

Thomas Frey, sports editor

February 5, 2019

Sacramento State has bought a building on Folsom Blvd. for $4.5 million that will become the gymnastics team’s new training facility. For the past seven years, the Hornets have practiced nearly 19 miles away at Elevate Gymnastics Academy in Elk Grove. The team spent about 30 minutes each day driv...

Sac State’s next construction project: The WELL

Before construction started at the union, The WELL used to have a small cafe before it was replaced by the ASI hotspot. After the expansion of The WELL beginning in 2020 this area will instead be utilized for member services.

Robert Moon

February 5, 2019

If you have ever had to wait for equipment at The WELL, you may be happy to know that efforts to increase space for exercise areas will soon be underway. Union WELL Inc. a non-profit auxiliary organization of Sacramento State which operates both the University Union and The WELL, announced it would be...

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