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Anti-racism author speaks at Sac State about Trump, multiculturalism

Anti-racism author speaks at Sac State about Trump, multiculturalism

Chris Wong

November 7, 2019

Anti-racism author Tim Wise spoke at Sacramento State Thursday about the rise of hate speech during President Donald Trump’s administration and the need for acceptance of other races. Wise is a prominent anti-racism activist and has spoken at Yale, Harvard and Columbia University, according to ...

Sac State fraternity Phi Beta Sigma to host mental health forum Wednesday

Sac State fraternity Phi Beta Sigma to host mental health forum Wednesday

Aline Henda

November 5, 2019

Phi Beta Sigma at Sacramento State will host the mental health forum, “Let’s Talk About It,” in the University Union Wednesday. The forum will include a talk from Michael Dickerson and Courtney Hughes, mental health professionals at The WELL, an overview of mental health services The WELL provides, ...

Former inmate, Sac State alumnus defends incarcerated people’s rights to rehabilitation

Former inmate, Sac State alumnus defends incarcerated people’s rights to rehabilitation

Kendra L. Rivera

November 2, 2019

Sacramento State alumnus Eugene Dey served 15 years in prison after a third drug and weapon offense. His experience behind bars inspired him to fight the prison system that he said overlooked him and others locked behind bars. Friday afternoon, Dey spoke as one of the Renaissance Society's forum...

Galvanize California conference on gender equity held at Sac State

Galvanize California conference on gender equity held at Sac State

Kendra L. Rivera

October 27, 2019

The United State of Women held Galvanize California at Sacramento State Saturday, a conference focused on supporting gender equity through local organizations and teaching leadership and entrepreneurship skills to attendees.  USOW describes itself as “a national organization dedicated to convening,...

Educational Opportunity Program commemorates 50 years at Sac State

Educational Opportunity Program commemorates 50 years at Sac State

Nijzel Dotson

October 18, 2019

Sacramento State’s Educational Opportunity Program is using the month of October to commemorate its 50-year anniversary. The program has scheduled a number of events in celebration of the milestone, such as an open house, a paint night, an open mic event and an anniversary gala to cap off the festivities Nov. 9.  EOP was established in 1968 following the events of the civil right...

NEWS PODCAST: Take Back the Night Sacramento demands the end of gender-based violence

NEWS PODCAST: Take Back the Night Sacramento demands the end of gender-based violence

Kendra L. Rivera and Will Coburn

October 18, 2019

Last Saturday the 40th annual Take Back the Night, a march and rally against gender-based and sexual violence, was held in Midtown Sacramento Diversity/Identity reporter Kenda L. Rivera covered the event. RELATED: 40th annual Take Back the Night raises awareness of gender-based violence Rivera tells us about what happened at Take Back the Night an...

Sac State fraternity brings back annual drag show

Sac State fraternity brings back annual drag show

Leticia Sanchez

October 17, 2019

Delta Lambda Phi, an LGBTQ fraternity chapter at Sacramento State, hosted the annual drag show “Life is a Drag” Wednesday night in the University Union Ballroom.  The fraternity was founded by gay men and created to be a safe space. This show featured local Sacramento drag queens and kings, such as Mercury Rising, Ali Katraz, Sasha Devaroe, Coco Bechamel...

40th annual Take Back the Night raises awareness of gender-based violence

40th annual Take Back the Night raises awareness of gender-based violence

Kendra L. Rivera, Brooke Uhlenhop, and Patrick Walsh

October 13, 2019

Take Back the Night Sacramento held their 40th annual rally and march to raise awareness of, and bring an end to gender-based violence Saturday evening in Midtown, Sacramento. Take Back the Night is an organization that works toward ending all forms of violence. The organization supports LGBTQ+ a...

‘Nothing in my life is secure’: Sac State DACA recipients speak out

‘Nothing in my life is secure’: Sac State DACA recipients speak out

Kendra L. Rivera

October 9, 2019

Seven years ago, President Barack Obama announced an immigration policy that allowed those who were brought to the United States as undocumented children and youth to lawfully stay in the country, under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA, program. In 2017, President Donald Trump declared the...

State funding allows Sac State to expand immigration services

State funding allows Sac State to expand immigration services

Max Connor, News editor

October 8, 2019

For two years the Dreamer Resource Center (DRC) at Sacramento State, in collaboration with non-profit groups and pro-bono lawyers, has been providing legal immigration counseling for students and their families.  With the passage of the California state budget in June, California State Universities ...

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