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Sac State blows out Bethesda in first game since COVID-19 shutdown

Bryce Fowler (23) makes a layup during the first half in the game against Bethesda University at The Nest at Sac State Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. Fowler is the leading scorer in the first half with 12 points.
Jordan Latimore November 25, 2020
Sac State opened their season in an empty gym with a commanding win over Bethesda University 101-57 Wednesday.

Sac State provost says it may be too late to implement credit/no credit

Samantha Elizalde, ASI Vice President of academic affairs, spoke in favor of offering a credit/no credit option to students in the fall semester during ASI's board meeting Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. The board approved a resolution supporting a credit/no credit option. Screenshot taken by Camryn Dadey via Zoom.
Camryn Dadey November 25, 2020
Sacramento State’s ASI Board of Directors approved a resolution in support of a credit/no credit option for the fall semester during its meeting Wednesday, but the provost of academic affairs said it may be too late in the semester for administration to implement.

THE LO-DOWN: What I’m thankful for in 2020

Graphic by Makenna Roy. Illustration by Tara Gnewikow.
Lauren Vannucci November 25, 2020
This week on “The Lo-Down,” opinion writer Lauren Vannucci shares what she is thankful for this holiday season!

Sac State ASI executive vice president resigns effective Wednesday

Associated Students, Inc. executive Vice President Donna Walters resigned during the board's meeting Wednesday. Walters said her resignation was effective immediately and was resigning to focus on a new job opportunity. Photo courtesy of ASI
Camryn Dadey November 25, 2020
Sacramento State ASI’s executive vice president Donna Walters resigned from the board of directors effective today during its meeting Wednesday on Zoom.

Sankofa Market: A farmers market addressing the food deserts in Sacramento

Cleo Cartel, owner of Momma's Market, sells her specialty goods from all over the world at the Sankofa Market in Sacramento on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020. Cartel mainly caters her products to people of color and said she understands and values this market because it gives entrepreneurs an opportunity to profile and sell their products.
Brandon Bailey November 24, 2020
Sac State student Greo the Storyteller and business partner Deborah Armstrong launched the second Sankofa Market in an effort to provide fresh produce and natural products to the Black community.

Sac State esports team finishes playoffs 2nd in Valorant, 3rd in Smash Ultimate

Colby Case November 24, 2020
The Valorant loss ended the Hornets’ eight-win undefeated streak. The Smash Ultimate team’s final crew battle with Wayne State College went back and forth, with the Sac State team taking an early lead in their set before being stonewalled by a Mii Brawler for two sets.

Burger Patch opening third location near Sac State campus

Burger Patch's menu offerings are  entirely plant-based, making classic fast food fare accessible for vegans and omnivores alike. Burger Patch founders Danea and Phil Horn plan to open their third location in early 2021.
Anastasia Sher-Jones November 24, 2020
Plant-based fast food will soon be available near Sac State. Burger Patch announced plans for its third location, giving students a healthier option for lunch.

Athletes required to test for COVID-19 three times a week

Summer Menke runs through a play and passes the ball to the wing during the women’s basketball team practice at The Nest at Sacramento State Oct. 27, 2020. Student athletes will be required to get tested for COVID-19 three times a week once their seasons begin.
Allisyn Mayhew November 24, 2020
Sacramento State Athletics has released new health and safety guidelines that will require athletes to get tested for COVID-19 three times a week once games begin.

PHOTOS: Trump supporters rally in downtown Sacramento for third consecutive week

A Trump supporter clashes with other members of his group where were all protesting the election results in Sacramento, California, Saturday Nov. 21, 2020. The argument was over the police action taken against the marchers at Cesar Chavez Plaza.
Sara Nevis, Ian Ratliff, and Dominic Vitiello November 23, 2020
Trump supporters rallied for the third consecutive at the California State capitol. After protesters marched to Cesar Chavez Plaza an order to disperse was given by Sacramento Police after punches were exchanged between pro-Trump protesters and counter-protesters.

2 campus dining food service employees test positive for COVID-19

Jordan Parker November 21, 2020
Two positive COVID-19 cases have been identified within Sacramento State’s Campus Dining, according to an email sent to students living in the residence halls from interim Executive Director for University Housing Services Samuel Jones Saturday.
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