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Black College Expo provides academic resources, application assistance Saturday at Sac State

Black College Expo provides academic resources, application assistance Saturday at Sac State

Nijzel Dotson

November 22, 2019

The National College Resources Foundation will be bringing their Black College Expo to Sacramento State on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The event will be held in the University Union and is open to Black high school juniors and seniors and community college students from the Sacramento area. A...

Sac State considering textbook program for immediate course material access

Sac State considering textbook program for immediate course material access

Victor Corral Martinez

November 19, 2019

Sacramento State is considering the implementation of Follett Access, a service that would provide students with textbooks and course materials, primarily via e-books, on the first day of school by adding fees to a student’s account, university officials said. Students would have the ability to opt-out o...

CSU begins search for new chancellor with Sac State open forum

CSU begins search for new chancellor with Sac State open forum

Aline Henda

November 12, 2019

The search for the next California State University chancellor started Tuesday with an open forum at Sacramento State as trustees, faculty, students and staff attended the event held at the University Union. Chancellor Timothy P. White announced last month his intent to retire at the end of the s...

Sac State to hold open forum concerning the next CSU chancellor

Sac State to hold open forum concerning the next CSU chancellor

Jordan Silva-Benham, News editor

November 9, 2019

The California State University’s Office of the Chancellor will host an open forum at Sacramento State on Tuesday in the University Union Ballroom from noon to 2 p.m. to begin its search for the next CSU chancellor. Timothy P. White, who has served as the CSU chancellor since 2012, last month ann...

Sac State vote center provides real-world example for new California election law

Sac State vote center provides real-world example for new California election law

Cory Jaynes, Managing Editor

October 30, 2019

Last November, a three-hour line of voters stretched through Sacramento State’s Modoc Hall as the university hosted the first vote center on a California college campus.  Now, the recently signed Assembly Bill 59 prioritizes colleges for vote center placement to increase student turnout on Election Day. Assemblymember Ash Kalra, D-San Jose, is the bill’s author, and...

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

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

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 student speaks out about experience with homelessness

Sac State student speaks out about experience with homelessness

Leslie Hicks

October 23, 2019

“I’m overwhelmed,” Sacramento State criminal justice major Jayda Preyer said inside her two-bedroom apartment located 10 minutes from campus.  When Preyer moved to Sacramento in January, she was unable to find affordable housing. She found herself commuting from her hometown in East Oakland...

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...

CSU considering an additional year of STEM classes for admission

CSU considering an additional year of STEM classes for admission

Garry Singh

October 17, 2019

The California State University system is currently looking at a proposal to add an additional year of quantitative reasoning coursework to the “A-G” subject admission requirements for the incoming freshman class of 2026, as stated in the Public Policy Institute of California. The proposed change is current...

CSUs and UCs to offer abortion pill on campus

CSUs and UCs to offer abortion pill on campus

Jordan Silva-Benham, News editor

October 17, 2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 24, also known as the “College Student Right to Access Act,” Friday, mandating all public universities in California to offer medicated abortions starting Jan. 2023. Medicated abortions, also known as “the abortion pill,” involve two medications: one to ...

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