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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vote yes on Prop 13 and make Sac State safer

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vote yes on Prop 13 and make Sac State safer

Noah Marty

February 25, 2020

This is a letter to the editor from Noah Marty, a Sacramento State political science major and vice president of university affairs for Sac State's Associated Students, Inc. This letter is written in support of Proposition 13. When it comes to the programs on campus, the pay for our professors, the repairs and construction of buildings, and the overall funding of our universities, the simple truth is we are reliant on one key source of fundi...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sac State’s removal of Cal Fit should have come sooner

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sac State’s removal of Cal Fit should have come sooner

Chris Patterson

December 9, 2019

This is a letter to the editor from Chris Patterson, an adjunct faculty member with the Sacramento State Communication Studies Department. This letter is in response to a recent story from The State Hornet about the university’s decision to remove California Family Fitness as a tabling vendor on c...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: You can be racist to white people

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: You can be racist to white people

Floyd Johnson II

September 24, 2019

This is a letter to the editor from Floyd Johnson II, a Sacramento State political science major and president emeritus of the Sac State College Republicans. This letter is in response to the latest installment of Shiavon's Jawn, a State Hornet opinion column. Shiavon, I thank you for your insight i...

Letter to the editor: Sac State must support the high-speed rail projects

Letter to the editor: Sac State must support the high-speed rail projects

David Sievers

November 30, 2018

#Iwillride I was recently given the opportunity to attend #Iwillride Day, which was held at the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s Fresno office in October. The purpose of this day was to inform students of the progress and current efforts towards completion of high-speed rail while giving them a...

Letter to the editor: Recent editorial ‘disservice’ to students

Letter to the editor: Recent editorial ‘disservice’ to students

Gary Rosenblum

November 9, 2018

To the Editor: Your recent editorial (“When will Sac State stop doing the bare minimum in protecting students?” on Oct. 10, 2018) does a disservice to the students of our university by perpetuating the myth that our drinking water is “filled with lead.” Sacramento State has taken significant steps...

Letter to the editor: Sac State needs to provide access to medical abortions

Letter to the editor: Sac State needs to provide access to medical abortions

Sean South

October 30, 2018

President Nelsen: Sacramento State has the opportunity to show leadership in the area of women's rights. Senate Bill 320 would have mandated that our Student Health Center would provide access to medical abortions, but the bill was vetoed by our short-sided Governor.   This veto gives our camp...

Letter to the Editor: JUMP bikes have the potential to be even better

Letter to the Editor: JUMP bikes have the potential to be even better

The State Hornet

October 12, 2018

I live on the downtown grid and like to walk, bike or take transit instead of driving. I avoid driving my car because parking is a nightmare, gas is expensive, carbon emissions are destroying the planet and many other reasons.   However, one year ago, my bike evaporated during the Sonoma wildfires.  I don...

Letter to the Editor: Students should be notified of crimes committed

Letter to the Editor: Students should be notified of crimes committed

State Hornet

October 8, 2018

Hello, I was reading a page on The State Hornet where it discusses campus crime transparency. I just wanted to say that I do agree that students should be notified of crimes committed not just on campus, but any crime that may affect students attending the campus, whether it be in the dorms or on the camp...

Letter to the editor: JUMP bikes should be embraced

Letter to the editor: JUMP bikes should be embraced

State Hornet

October 4, 2018

To whom it may concern: In the age of the gig economy, many people are confronted with new ideas that make them uncomfortable, simply because it’s not what they are used to. JUMP Bikes seems to be moving towards that category and I believe that is the last thing we should be doing. Cities are ...

Letter to the editor: A response to Tuesday’s religious speaker in the library quad

Letter to the editor: A response to Tuesday’s religious speaker in the library quad

Kyle Shallcross

February 28, 2018

“A response to the library quad religious speaker on Tuesday, February 27th , 2018” To Ms. Barbara Harvey—Editor of the State Hornet, Before I begin I would like to thank you and The State Hornet for being gracious enough to allow me to express my position in regards to the event that transpired y...

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