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Hundreds gather for Sac State eclipse viewing party

Hundreds gather for Sac State eclipse viewing party

Vu Chau
August 21, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured

Hundreds of people gathered on the American River levee across Sacramento State's Hornet Bookstore for a solar eclipse viewing party Monday. The event, which started at 9 a.m. and ended around 10:30 a.m., was hosted by physics professor Rodolfo Barniol Duran and the physics department. A solar...

Sac State alum integrates family and community into new poke restaurant

Sac State alum integrates family and community into new poke restaurant

Sami Soto
July 11, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured

The koi fish has a deep meaning to Sacramento State alumnus Jimmy Khov, who is preparing to open a new poke restaurant called PokeNoke in June. The restaurant’s symbol is a koi fish, which Khov said symbolizes his family who fled the Cambodian genocide in the 1970s. Khov was conceived in a refu...

Student designers showcase eco-friendly designs at Golden 1 Center

Student designers showcase eco-friendly designs at Golden 1 Center

Sami Soto
June 30, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured

The Golden 1 Center rolled out a red carpet Wednesday evening for seven student designers from Sacramento State and their models for the annual Student Fashion Association fashion show. The event, previously held on campus, was sponsored this year by Renew Merchandise. In addition to a donation of...

GALLERY: Hornet Stadium hosts USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships

GALLERY: Hornet Stadium hosts USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships

Nicole Fowler
June 26, 2017
Filed under Featured, Sports

Sacramento State hosted the 2017 USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships from June 22-25 at Hornet Stadium. Check out our photo gallery of the four-day event that drew nearly 30,000 spectators to Sacramento. Notes: Photo No. 1: Left, Deajah Stevens finishes first in the first round of the wom...

Student Fashion Association prepares for upcoming show at Golden 1 Center

Student Fashion Association prepares for upcoming show at Golden 1 Center

Sami Soto
June 23, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured

The Student Fashion Association is preparing to make its mark at the Golden 1 Center by holding its annual fashion show as part of the annual Green Sports Alliance Summit. Seven student fashion designers from Sacramento State will showcase their sports-themed collections in ECOLUTION: The Sustainable...

Groundbreaking ceremony celebrates construction of 1,750 additional parking spots

Groundbreaking ceremony celebrates construction of 1,750 additional parking spots

Rin Carbin
June 10, 2017
Filed under Featured, News

Sacramento State employees, construction staff and community leaders celebrated the construction of Parking Structure V with a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday. Sac State President Robert Nelsen, building designers Dreyfuss + Blackford Architecture, building constructors Clark Pacific and Sacramento repre...

Sac State wins WAC title, advances to play Stanford in NCAA Regional

Sac State wins WAC title, advances to play Stanford in NCAA Regional

Max Jacobs
May 29, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

After capturing the Western Athletic Conference championship in the conference tournament at Hohokam Stadium from May 24-27, the Sacramento State baseball team will play Stanford University on Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Regional.   The 2017 WAC title is the program’s first since 2...

Sac State baseball sweeps final home series, celebrates Senior Day

Sac State baseball sweeps final home series, celebrates Senior Day

Kameron Schmid
May 21, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

Sacramento State’s baseball team beat the UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros 8-6 Saturday to complete a three-game sweep in its last home series, the second series sweep of the Hornets season. Sac State (28-27, 12-12 Western Athletic Conference) locked itself in as the No. 3 seed in next week’s Wes...

Sounds of Studying: A State Hornet finals playlist

Sounds of Studying: A State Hornet finals playlist

Kameron Schmid
May 16, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured, Music

Lanea Florence:  Mrs. Dalloway: II. Mrs Dalloway: In The Garden by Max Richter “Really, anything by Max Richter is my go to music for studying. There are no lyrics so I don’t get distracted and his music is a mix between classical music and white noise which is calming and provides good backgroun...

MAP: Students find campus hideaways to take catnaps

MAP: Students find campus hideaways to take catnaps

Sharlene Phou
May 15, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured, Features

(Follow the map below for specific locations) As the semester begins to wind down, students’ stress levels heighten. During this time of the year, students tend to be tired and worn out from their busy class schedules, projects and exams.   At Sacramento State, some students can be spotted ...

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