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Guerilla Girls go ape: Feminist artists combat oppression

Guerilla Girls go ape: Feminist artists combat oppression

Will Moon

October 2, 2017


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Feminist artist collective The Guerrilla Girls will arrive at Sacramento State to host a lecture discussing their “crazy, creative” activism on Oct. 5 in the University Union ballroom. The Guerilla Girls is composed of anonymous women wearing gorilla masks who address feminist and other social just...

Alumnus’ new app brings professors’ office hours to students’ palms

Alumnus’ new app brings professors’ office hours to students’ palms

Daisy Gutierrez Jimenez

December 15, 2016


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Sacramento State alumnus Javier Alvarado is paving the road to try and facilitate the access between students and professors through a mobile app called “My Professors.” Alvarado created the first version of the app during his last few semesters at the university, where he graduated in Decemb...

Sac State receives funding for math readiness initiative

Sac State receives funding for math readiness initiative

Daniel Wilson

December 9, 2016


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A $1.28 million grant will fund the Sacramento Mathematics Readiness Challenge Initiative (SMRCI) over the next two years to help incoming Sacramento State freshmen better prepare for math coursework through a new fourth-year high school math class and further training for instructors. In addition...

The new iPhone is not my phone

The new iPhone is not my phone

Joel Boland

November 8, 2016


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The lights are dimmed just right.  The microphones are all leveled perfectly.  The laptop PCs are queued up and running those end-of-the-year numbers in stunning clarity on that ultra-high lumen projector.  The show has been running smoothly all day, and I can kick back, sip my ice-cold Diet Coke...

23 eye-catching costumes of students this Halloween

23 eye-catching costumes of students this Halloween

State Hornet

October 31, 2016


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(Photos by Sharlene Phou and Edrian Pamintuan) ...

Editorial: Campus-wide smoking ban is not a workable solution for all

Editorial: Campus-wide smoking ban is not a workable solution for all

State Hornet

October 6, 2016


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As California law becomes more restrictive on who can smoke and where a person can smoke, colleges have become a battleground in the war on tobacco. But the most prudent way forward that Sacramento State can take with regard to smoking is a sensible compromise. Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill l...

Sac State Says – Smoking policy

State Hornet

October 6, 2016


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California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a bill last week that would have banned smoking on California State University and community college campuses, arguing that colleges “already have the authority” to set their own smoking policies. We asked students their thoughts on what smoking policy Sacramento...

‘Josh’s heart was so strong’: Married Sac State employees memorialize son by providing for the homeless

‘Josh’s heart was so strong’: Married Sac State employees memorialize son by providing for the homeless

John Ferrannini

October 6, 2016


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After his son Josh died of liver failure at the age of 32, Don Nahhas was talking to his pastor about what they could do to help the people Josh cared about the most. It was during that meeting that Don decided to start a project to put together and distribute “blessing bags” — backpacks filled wi...

Multi-Cultural Center celebrates 25 years with reception

Multi-Cultural Center celebrates 25 years with reception

Claire Morgan

September 28, 2016


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The Multi-Cultural Center held a reception to honor its 25th anniversary on Sept. 27 featuring dance performances and speeches from the organization’s founders. Robin Carter, the executive director of the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, was the night’s keynote speaker.  In her speech, she spo...

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