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Neighborhood Pizzeria bakes its way into the hearts and stomachs of Sacramento

Neighborhood Pizzeria bakes its way into the hearts and stomachs of Sacramento

Anthony Shorter

December 11, 2019

The freshly-tossed dough, steaming house sauce, spicy copa, melted mozzarella and hot honey finish of the “Notorious P.I.G.” fill Neighborhood Pizzeria with a mouth-watering smell. The pizzeria is located at 5401 H St. inside a ‘50s style house converted into a restaurant that opened for busin...

‘The Wake Up Call’ personality ‘Intern’ Kevin Nguyen broadcasts his experience at Sac State

‘The Wake Up Call’ personality ‘Intern’ Kevin Nguyen broadcasts his experience at Sac State

Ashton Byers

December 10, 2019

Kevin Nguyen, better known as on-air personality “Intern Kevin,” has learned to manage the many hats of being a social influencer, radio host and Sacramento State student. Nguyen, who is a senior at Sac State and a double major in biology and communications, started interning with radio station 10...

Sac State men’s basketball team secures 62-59 win at Cal State Fullerton

Sac State men’s basketball team secures 62-59 win at Cal State Fullerton

Michael Wiggins

December 7, 2019

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team has begun the season 6-1 for the second time in school history following a 62-59 road victory over Cal State Fullerton  Saturday night. The Hornets (6-1) were playing their third game of the season outside of Sacramento and beat the Titans in Fullerton f...

Sac State football team’s season ends with 42-28 thrashing from Austin Peay

Sac State football team’s season ends with 42-28 thrashing from Austin Peay

Mack Ervin III

December 7, 2019

Just as quickly as it started, the playoff run for Sacramento State’s football team was over after a 42-28 loss to Austin Peay State University in the second round of the FCS playoffs on Saturday night. The Hornets (9-4) were coming off a bye week after being named the No. 4 seed in the FCS play...

Sac State students say Cal Fit tricked them with aggressive sales tactics

Sac State students say Cal Fit tricked them with aggressive sales tactics

Margherita Beale, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2019

Sacramento State computer science major Alex Nguyen was catching up on his emails after a late night of homework when he received a notification that he says is still branded in his mind. Nguyen had just received an email from California Family Fitness, a Sacramento-area gym, notifying him he wou...

Seattle natives can’t secure hometown road win for Sac State women’s basketball team

Seattle natives can’t secure hometown road win for Sac State women’s basketball team

Richard Ivanowski

December 6, 2019

Despite traveling 750 miles from campus, some of the Sacramento State women’s basketball team felt right at home for their road game against Seattle University on Friday.  Senior forward Kennedy Nicholas, senior guard Camariah King and freshman forward Sharaya Coe all hail from the Seattle area....

University Dance Company performances choreographed around one word: ‘justice’

University Dance Company performances choreographed around one word: ‘justice’

Patrick Walsh

December 5, 2019

During rehearsal ahead of the first show of the “University Dance Company: Dance Site Fall 2019” performance series, Mikayla McGhee freed her fellow dancers from the drab confines of their black leotards.  During the piece the dancers are in-character as sex workers, dealing with the stigma o...

Senior golfer emerges from sister’s shadow to lead Sac State women’s team

Senior golfer emerges from sister’s shadow to lead Sac State women’s team

Regina Reddick

December 4, 2019

Nishtha Madan followed the path that her sister Astha Madan blazed for her, leaving India to join her older sister on the Sacramento State women’s golf team.   Astha Madan was entering her junior year at Sac State when her younger sister left India to join her. The two sisters had committed t...

Woman files lawsuit after 4-year-old daughter falls through Sac State staircase railing

Woman files lawsuit after 4-year-old daughter falls through Sac State staircase railing

Jordan Silva-Benham, News Editor

December 4, 2019

After her daughter fell through a staircase railing in Sacramento State’s Capistrano Hall last year, Lihua Tang filed a lawsuit Nov. 13 against the California State University Board of Trustees regarding a complaint of personal injury due to dangerous public property. The plaintiffs — Tang, her 4-year-old daug...

Sac State Athletics continues to struggle with multimillion-dollar deficit

Sac State Athletics continues to struggle with multimillion-dollar deficit

Regina Reddick and Max Connor

December 4, 2019

As Sacramento State Athletics carried a deficit of $3.3 million for the 2018-19 fiscal year, the University Budget Advisory Committee (UBAC) is pushing for the department to generate more revenue to offset its deficit and become more self-supported. The concern the UBAC addressed in their recommendation was that the deficit had been ongoing every year and that Athletics was using money from the campus operating fund to maintain operations, re...

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