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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

Dayla Cook, Author

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Facilities Management Director Daryn Ockey said his department stopped providing tampons and maxi pads in the summer of 2009, placing the onus on budget challenges.

Sac State’s feminine hygiene product shortfall

Dayla Cook, news editor
April 17, 2018

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...

Sacramento States College of Continuing Education has partnered with the College of Arts and Letters to provide a new degree completion program for former students who dropped out just short of graduation.

Sac State College of Continuing Education adds new degree completion program

Dayla Cook, news editor
March 29, 2018

Sacramento State’s College of Continuing Education has recently implemented a new degree completion program in collaboration with the College of Arts & Letters. The new program intends to support...

The R.W. Witt Gallery in the Art Department at Sacramento State. Ray Carrington of the Carrington Foundation of Public Art recently donated $10,000 to the art department with no strings attached.

‘No strings attached’: Sacramento State art department receives cash grant

Dayla Cook
March 5, 2018

The Sacramento State art department received a “no strings attached” cash grant of $10,000 from Ray Carrington of the Carrington Foundation for Public Art, according to the donor. Carrington said...

ASI President Mia Kagianas on potential CSU tuition increase

ASI President Mia Kagianas on potential CSU tuition increase

Dayla Cook and Thomas Frey
February 28, 2018

Sacramento State Associated Students, Inc. President Mia Kagianas discussed the potential tuition increase of $228 per semester. ASI will host a forum on Feb. 8 to discuss the possible changes.

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen and Associated Students, Inc. President Mia Kagianas answer questions during the tuition forum Thursday.

President Nelsen at tuition forum: ‘You pay for what you get’

Dayla Cook, news editor
February 8, 2018

Questions about Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen’s salary and pay raise dominated the conversation at the Associated Students, Inc. tuition forum on Thursday. After The State Hornet reported...

ASI President Mia Kagianas delivers an address on Jan. 18 in the University Union. Kagianas wants to get more students involved in efforts to stop
a potential tuition increase.

ASI President calls for student activism in response to potential tuition hike

Dayla Cook, news editor
February 7, 2018

[su_youtube url="https://youtu.be/gb_8vEoA7hE"] As students face a potential tuition increase, Associated Students, Inc. will hold an open forum in the University Union’s Hinde Auditorium on Feb....

The Thought Chair project focuses on providing a non-physical method of allowing one a degree of mobility with minimal other assistance. The project was one of 21 proposals that received funding from the University Enterprises, Inc. Campus Grants Program.

Sac State students developing thought-controlled wheelchair

Dayla Cook, news editor
February 4, 2018

Four Sacramento State students are working on an innovative project called the Thought Chair, which would allow someone to control the mobility of their wheelchair with their thoughts. Anthony Egbujor,...

Sacramento State has employed the use of two generators to temporarily restore power to Del Norte Hall and River Front Center since an outage on Monday, Jan. 22. Regular power is expected to be fully restored to the affected areas by Saturday.

Campus power to be fully restored Saturday

Dayla Cook, news editor
January 25, 2018

Regular power for Del Norte Hall, River Front Center and accompanying offices for the College Assistance Migrant Program and dining services is expected to be fully restored and back on the campus electrical...

ICYMI: 10 stories you may have missed this winter

ICYMI: 10 stories you may have missed this winter

Whether you spent the winter intersession with family, hard at work or taking courses and wandering the frigid, desolate Sacramento State campus — here are some stories you might have missed since final...

Nelsen poses with Associated Students, Inc. President Mia Kagianas at the presidents spring address. Nelsen expressed disappointment with Governor Browns proposed funding for the University in Californias  2018-2019 budget.

President Nelsen talks budget, Master Plan in spring address

Dayla Cook, news editor
January 19, 2018

Students, faculty, and administrators gathered Thursday for Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen’s annual spring address, in which Nelsen covered several topics including the challenges facing the...

Food and football: the hunger to win at Sac State

Food and football: the hunger to win at Sac State

Dayla Cook
November 14, 2017

(Go to StateHornet.com/TheFoodIssue for more food-related stories) Imagine being 6-foot-5, weighing 220 pounds and still considered undersized — that was life for Sacramento State senior Jonathan...

The most Instagram-worthy food trends of 2017

The most Instagram-worthy food trends of 2017

Dayla Cook
November 13, 2017

(Go to StateHornet.com/TheFoodIssue for more food-related stories) If there’s one thing we all have in common, it’s food. We enjoy it, we consume it and sometimes, we’re shook by it. Edible creations...

Construction is underway on Sacramento States Science II building, which is expected to be completed in July 2019.

$20 million short for Science II

CSU allocated $71 million for the construction of Science II, leaving Sac State responsible for remaining $20 million
Dayla Cook
October 22, 2017

According to Sacramento State officials, the CSU Chancellor’s Office has allocated approximately $71 million to fund construction of the new Science II building leaving the University responsible for...

5 apps that will revolutionize your daily college routine

5 apps that will revolutionize your daily college routine

Dayla Cook
October 10, 2017

Life on campus can be hectic, especially when you’re a student struggling to make your way from class to class. With construction and about 30,000 students enrolled this semester, just finding a parking...

OPINION: A light roast of Sac State’s campus coffee

OPINION: A light roast of Sac State’s campus coffee

Dayla Cook
September 27, 2017

Some people simply aren’t morning people, myself included. I need three essential things in order to get a jump-start on the day: a hot shower; an internal pep talk; and a decent cup of coffee. As a...

Sacramento State assistant volleyball coach John Fluette instructs senior Julia Wright during practice Sept. 6 at Colberg Court. Fluette is also a student at Sac State studying environmental studies.

Student, volleyball coach offers ‘physical presence at practice’

Dayla Cook
September 12, 2017

Students are familiar with living life with a lot on their plates by way of balancing school, work, family, internships, relationships and teams — as Sacramento State student John Fluette is aware. Fluette...

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