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Exhibition represents artist’s transition from student life to real world

Exhibition represents artist’s transition from student life to real world

Rin Carbin

September 25, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured

A Sacramento State alumna’s transition from school life to the world beyond the classroom is the theme of the Union Gallery’s newest exhibition: “Right Now (and Yesterday).” The colorful, abstract art exhibition will display Sac State alumna Caiti Chan’s artwork from the past year, ranging fr...

Annual Clery report shows burglaries are up, sexual assaults are down

Annual Clery report shows burglaries are up, sexual assaults are down

Barbara Harvey

September 25, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

On-campus incidents of burglary, motor vehicle theft and liquor and drug arrests all increased from 2015-16, according to the annual Clery Report released Sept. 15. (Read full report here) Sexual assaults, meanwhile, have dropped significantly in recent years. The report, which details campus crime statistics spanni...

Hornets subdue Southern Utah 54-27 in Big Sky football opener

Hornets subdue Southern Utah 54-27 in Big Sky football opener

Angel Guerrero

September 24, 2017


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

Sacramento State opened Big Sky Conference football play with a 54-27 victory over the visiting Southern Utah Thunderbirds Saturday night at Hornet Stadium. This lopsided win was powered by Sac State junior quarterback Kevin Thomson’s historic performance. He finished 14-of-26 for 256 passing yards, thre...

Sac State volleyball team sweeps Idaho State

Sac State volleyball team sweeps Idaho State

Thomas Frey

September 24, 2017


Filed under Featured, Sports, Volleyball

The Sacramento State volleyball team finished strong against the visiting Idaho State Bengals for a three-set sweep to win Saturday night at Colberg Court. The Hornets didn’t trail until the beginning of set-two, but they never trailed by more than two points in the entire match (25-18, 25-18, 25-...

Hornets win Big Sky volleyball opener over Weber State

Hornets win Big Sky volleyball opener over Weber State

Thomas Frey

September 22, 2017


Filed under Featured, Sports, Volleyball

The Sacramento State volleyball team opened up Big Sky Conference play with a 3-1 win over Weber State Thursday night at Colberg Court. The Hornets (10-7, 1-0 Big Sky) started each game of the four-set victory (25-21, 19-25, 25-22, 25-23) off slow before going on long runs, which involved some tricker...

PREVIEW: Sac State opens Big Sky play against Southern Utah

PREVIEW: Sac State opens Big Sky play against Southern Utah

Angel Guerrero

September 21, 2017


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

After a 1-2 start to the season, Sacramento State will kick off the Big Sky Conference portion of its schedule against an opponent that defeated the then-No. 18 ranked team in the country last week. The Southern Utah Thunderbirds (2-1) will strut into Sacramento after a 24-21 victory over Northern I...

2-year report on Greek life violations reveals laundry list of problems

2-year report on Greek life violations reveals laundry list of problems

Kameron Schmid

September 20, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

Sexual violence. Alcohol abuse. Hazing. Falsifying evidence. Racism. Sexism. Homophobia. Over the span of two years, Greek organizations at Sacramento State have racked up a litany of violations. A records request of Greek life organizations on campus has revealed numerous instances of reported mis...

#SacStateSays: What is your impression of Greek life on campus?

#SacStateSays: What is your impression of Greek life on campus?

Vu Chau

September 20, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

Nearly 5 percent of Sacramento State's student body are members of a Greek organization. Nearly 100 percent of students have to walk through all the recruiting chapters the first week of school. We asked students for their impression of Greek life, and you can answer too by using #SacStateSays on any social media platf...

EDITORIAL: Greeks, it’s time to grow up a bit

EDITORIAL: Greeks, it’s time to grow up a bit

State Hornet

September 20, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinion / Editorials

It’s clear as day; Sacramento State’s Greek life has problems. It is clear as well that they are problems for all colleges with a Greek community. And it is not limited to the poor taste and poor behaviour of a fraternity or a sorority member, but it extends beyond to the habitual actions ta...

Former Sac State stars sign to professional basketball programs overseas

Former Sac State stars sign to professional basketball programs overseas

Will Moon

September 20, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Featured, Sports

After securing the third-most rebounds in Sacramento State men’s basketball history, forward and three-year starter Nick Hornsby will play in Germany for the Giessen 46ers beginning Sept. 24. Hornsby is among four former Sac State men’s basketball players to sign with professional teams outside of the Unite...

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