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Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders talks Green New Deal at Sacramento rally

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders talks Green New Deal at Sacramento rally

Jordan Silva-Benham and Cory Jaynes

August 22, 2019

A rally for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders filled Cesar Chavez Plaza in downtown Sacramento on Thursday afternoon, following the release of the senator’s Green New Deal. Most of those in attendance, like Majed Altaian, a Sacramento State senior and political science major, said t...

Video: An inside look at Sac State’s new $91 million science complex

Video: An inside look at Sac State’s new $91 million science complex

Kelly Kiernan, Video editor

August 21, 2019

The Ernest E. Tschannen Science Complex is nearly complete. With less than a week left before the semester starts, last minute adjustments are being made to the new $91 million complex. “We have a week to finish this off and be ready for classes and we’re absolutely going to be ready,” Lisa Hammersley...

Sac State esports team competes in California State Fair tournament

Sac State esports team competes in California State Fair tournament

Alex Daniels, Sports editor

July 28, 2019

The Stinger eSports team was eliminated first in the Overwatch Collegiate eSports Tournament during the California State Fair at Cal Expo after a 2-0 loss to Rocklin High School Saturday. Overwatch, which involves two teams of six players, has each player selecting their own “hero” from a lis...

26-year-old police officer killed in North Sacramento was Sac State alumna

26-year-old police officer killed in North Sacramento was Sac State alumna

Margherita Beale and Cory Jaynes

June 20, 2019

Tara O’Sullivan, a 26-year-old Sacramento State alumna and Sacramento Police Department officer, was shot and killed Wednesday night while on a domestic disturbance call in North Sacramento. O’Sullivan was shot by an “AR-15 style rifle” just after 6 p.m. while helping a woman collect her bel...

Sac State pitcher hopes to be ‘powerhouse’ Pittsburgh Pirates need

Sac State pitcher hopes to be ‘powerhouse’ Pittsburgh Pirates need

Shaun Holkko

June 18, 2019

As a five-year-old boy growing up in Los Angeles, Austin Roberts’ first team experience with baseball was in Little League with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Now, at 20 years old, Roberts will begin his professional career with the Major League equivalent. Story continues below photo. The Sa...

3 Sac State baseball players selected in 2019 MLB Draft

3 Sac State baseball players selected in 2019 MLB Draft

Shaun Holkko

June 5, 2019

For the second consecutive year, three Sacramento State baseball players were selected in the Major League Baseball Draft this week. The Hornets (40-25, 18-9 Western Athletic Conference), whose season ended this past weekend at the NCAA regional, had three right-handed pitchers selected to the nex...

Sac State baseball team ends 2019 season at NCAA regional

Sac State baseball team ends 2019 season at NCAA regional

Shaun Holkko

June 3, 2019

After winning seven straight tournament elimination games to keep their postseason alive, the 2019 Sacramento State baseball team met its end at the NCAA regional in Stanford. Sac State (40-25) was eliminated following two losses to the host team, the No. 4 Stanford University Cardinal (44-12). T...

Former Sac State student makes trek to Mount Everest’s South Base Camp

Former Sac State student makes trek to Mount Everest’s South Base Camp

Cory Jaynes, Managing editor

June 2, 2019

Following a nine-day trek, former Sacramento State student Joe Dangtran arrived at Mount Everest’s South Base Camp in Nepal on Sunday, May 25. Dangtran made the trek to the South Base Camp with a team of students from the University of Connecticut and Northeastern University, where Dangtran currently s...

Sac State baseball team finishes regular season with 33-22 record

Sac State baseball team finishes regular season with 33-22 record

Shaun Holkko

May 22, 2019

The Sacramento State baseball team enter the 2019 Western Athletic Conference tournament Wednesday for the eighth straight season under head coach Reggie Christiansen, seeking the team’s third conference title. The Hornets now prepare for their eighth straight appearance in the WAC tournament. Si...

West Sacramento mayor takes over second Sac State endowed chair

West Sacramento mayor takes over second Sac State endowed chair

Cory Jaynes

May 20, 2019

West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon was hired as a full-time, tenured professor at Sacramento State, taking over the Hazel Cramer Endowed Chair in the college’s Department of Public Policy and Administration. This represents only the second endowed chair in Sac State’s history. According to a...

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