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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 Rivera-Molina 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 Rivera-Molina, 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 Rivera-Molina

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 ...

University Library celebrates 25th anniversary of Japanese American Archival Collection

University Library celebrates 25th anniversary of Japanese American Archival Collection

Chris Wong

October 4, 2019

The Sacramento State University Library celebrated the 25th anniversary of receiving the first donation of the Japanese American Archival Collection Thursday in the Union. The event’s main guest speakers were civil rights attorney Mia Yamamoto and Mitchell Maki, executive director for the Go For Brok...

Conservative club TPUSA hosts Assemblymember Kevin Kiley, talks free speech

Conservative club TPUSA hosts Assemblymember Kevin Kiley, talks free speech

Chris Wong

September 27, 2019

Conservative campus club Turning Point USA, TPUSA, hosted Assemblymember Kevin Kiley, R-Granite Bay, Thursday to discuss issues surrounding free speech on college campuses. Kiley is currently a state Assemblymember representing District 6, which covers Lincoln and the suburbs around Folsom Lake. H...

Sac State’s Women’s Resource Center hosts open house

Sac State’s Women’s Resource Center hosts open house

Patrick Walsh

September 25, 2019

Sacramento State’s Women’s Resource Center hosted an open house Tuesday, the center’s first open house since moving to the Cottonwood Suite on the second floor of the University Union last semester. Previously the Women’s Resource Center shared space with Sac State’s PRIDE Center on the fi...

NAMI at Sac State holds town hall on suicide prevention

NAMI at Sac State holds town hall on suicide prevention

Chris Wong

September 20, 2019

The National Alliance on Mental Illness, NAMI, at Sacramento State hosted the Pathways to a Healthy Mind Suicide Prevention Town Hall Thursday evening in the University Union.  The keynote speaker was Kevin Berthia, who attempted suicide in 2005. President Robert Nelsen was the introductory spea...

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