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Sac State virtual town hall addresses CARES Act, budget, fall semester

Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Steve Perez returns to the Zoom call with a frozen copy after disconnecting. Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen and Perez held a virtual town hall meeting with faculty Monday, April 27 addressing faculty concerns. -Screenshot via Zoom

Chris Wong and Luis Platero

April 27, 2020

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen and Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Steve Perez held a virtual town hall meeting Monday, addressing concerns from faculty regarding the university’s use of funds received from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.  Here...

How undocumented immigrants can receive financial assistance in California

How undocumented immigrants can receive financial assistance in California

Mercy Sosa and Erick Salgado

April 21, 2020

Nonprofit news organization CalMatters and Spanish-language news outlet La Opinión hosted a Spanish-language virtual event on how Californians and undocumented immigrants can access financial assistance to cover food, housing and rent during the COVID-19 pandemic, Tuesday.

ASI researching free meal program using UEI eateries excess

The entrance to the Servery at the Dining Commons at Sac State. A possible program through ASI and UEI could mean that excess food  from The Servery and other UEI eateries would be available at the Food Pantry.

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 ...

ASI Food Pantry University Union location to serve more students

Canned goods at the ASI Food Pantry in the University Union. The ASI Food Pantry moved to the Union last semester.

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...

Struggling for real food? CalFresh could be the answer

Leftover sandwiches were provided by Epicure and given to students through Epicure Extras after the Student Panel on Jan. 8

Kameron Schmid, Editor-at-large

September 19, 2018

The old college stereotype about food is well-known; ramen, a lot of take-out, and mandatory attendance at every event that offers free food. But financial insecurity — including access to food — is a serious issue for many students as college tuition continues to rise nationwide. At Sacrament...