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Sac State students, professor developing anti-HIV agents

Sac State students, professor developing anti-HIV agents

John Ferrannini

April 20, 2018


Filed under Featured, News

Working day and night in a Sequoia Hall laboratory, professor Katherine McReynolds is leading a group of nine Sacramento State students in creating medicine that could be used in the fight against HIV. So far, the team has synthesized over 20 compounds and have found 10 thus far with properties that coul...

Sac State tennis program placed on 3-year probation following NCAA violations

Sac State tennis program placed on 3-year probation following NCAA violations

Will Moon, Digital editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured, Sports, Tennis, Tennis

The Sacramento State women’s and men’s tennis programs are under three years of probation through April 18, 2021, according to an NCAA report published on Thursday. The report cites numerous infractions involving the University, former players, coaches and the director of tennis. While the report di...

BREAKING: CSU will not raise tuition for 2018-2019 year

BREAKING: CSU will not raise tuition for 2018-2019 year

Barbara Harvey, Editor-in-Chief

April 20, 2018


Filed under Featured, News, Tuition

After months of uncertainty, The California State University announced Friday that it will not raise tuition for the 2018-2019 academic year. “Chancellor Timothy P. White has determined that it is in California’s best interest for the state to provide sufficient funding for the university’s mos...

Sleep, study, or socialize — as long as you’re doing it in a hammock

Sleep, study, or socialize — as long as you’re doing it in a hammock

Tessa DeVere

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, Culture, Featured

With all the shady trees blooming on the Sacramento State campus, the members of the Hammock Club are taking in the scenery. Its members can be spotted on Monday and Thursday evenings from 5 to 7 p.m. in between Riverfront Center and Lassen Hall, near the bus stop. This club was founded two years...

Assembly bill looks to amend California travel ban

Assembly bill looks to amend California travel ban

Sami Soto

April 18, 2018


Filed under Featured, News, Sports

An assembly bill is challenging the statewide travel ban against eight states that discriminate against LGBTQ people — if successful, the state university systems would be able to send athletic and academic teams to banned states using state funds. Assemblyman Matthew Harper, R-Huntington Beach,...

Sac State’s feminine hygiene product shortfall

Sac State’s feminine hygiene product shortfall

Dayla Cook, News editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

Sacramento State senior Jessica Swan is troubled by what she sees as the lack of feminine hygiene products available on campus. In an email sent to President Robert Nelsen, the Women’s Resource Center and Associated Students, Inc., Swan voiced her concerns with a particular emphasis on how this ...

Ghanaian president invited to Sac State, despite country’s human rights record

Ghanaian president invited to Sac State, despite country’s human rights record

Claire Morgan, Managing editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under Featured, News

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen addressed recent “concern and opposition” to the upcoming visit of the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, in an email to the campus community Thursday. Ghana has been criticized by numerous groups, including Amnesty International and the Human Rights ...

Presidential ticket goes unchallenged in the ASI elections

Presidential ticket goes unchallenged in the ASI elections

Eric Jaramishian

April 10, 2018


Filed under Featured, News

As elections for Sacramento State Associated Students, Inc. begin Wednesday, Noel Mora is running for president and Rachael Dal Porto is running for vice president on the same ticket unopposed. Mora is a senior majoring in political science and Dal Porto is a junior double majoring in chemistry and civ...

Barely legal and dirt cheap: Off-campus parking hacks

Barely legal and dirt cheap: Off-campus parking hacks

Vincent Moleski

April 9, 2018


Filed under Campus, Culture, Featured, Features

With the increase in Ramona lot fees and the increasingly unclear fate of Parking Structure V, students are more desperate for parking now than ever before. There are simply not enough spots to accommodate the student body anymore at peak hours, so off-campus parking has become a necessity for those C...

Trans graduates need to submit name change request to administration for ceremonies

Trans graduates need to submit name change request to administration for ceremonies

John Ferrannini, Copy editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Featured, News

In a move that concerns some LGBTQ members of the Sacramento State campus community, students who want their chosen name read by a professional reader — instead of their legal name — at the May commencement ceremonies will have to send the name they would like used to the president’s office via...

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