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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

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Professor of English Karen Levy gets her book My Fathers Garden published.

Sac State professor authors book titled “My Father’s Garden”

April 30, 2013

Sacramento State professor Karen Levy has released her first book. The book “My Father’s Garden,” is Levy’s autobiographical journey as an Israeli-American to find her place in the world.   Levy...

Lisa Woodward-Mink appointed as new Director of Planned Giving

April 23, 2013

The University Advancement program at Sacramento State has appointed Lisa Woodward-Mink as the new Director of Planned Giving. The job of the Director of Planned Giving is to be the vehicle by which donors...

ReRev is the system being used by The Well and SMUD to convert human energy in to electricity. Currently, 19 machines at The Well are using the system.

The Well partners with SMUD to energize electrical grid through students working out

April 9, 2013

On Tuesday, Sacramento State will display how working out at The Well now not only energizes the body, but energizes an entire electrical grid. This isn’t science fiction, but a new partnership with...

Second annual Out of the Darkness walk brings awareness to suicide prevention

April 6, 2013

The second annual Out of the Darkness suicide awareness walk moved through campus Thursday evening with about 713 participants in tow. Out of the Darkness is a program backed by Sacramento State’s Active...

Renaissance Society keeps education as high priority

April 2, 2013

Age is nothing but a number to the members of the Renaissance Society. This large group of senior citizens at Sacramento State are on campus to continue its lifelong quest for education through classes...

Underdog Sac State rugby team has fun while doing what it loves

March 20, 2013

Rugby may have started in England, but the rugby club at Sacramento State is making the sport its own. Rugby is an intense and complex contact sport, combining catching, stealing and scrums; huge team...

Local parkour practitioners use skills, smarts, bravery.

Local parkour practitioners use skills, smarts, bravery.

March 19, 2013

A traceur is someone who runs at a wall or the edge of a roof and then flips, leaps or falls with a grace mere mortals could only hope to imitate. Traceurs practice the sport of parkour, an activity seeing...

Love Your Body Week reminds Sac State everyone is different

March 1, 2013

To help combat poor body image among college students, Sacramento State is taking part in its seventh Love Your Body Week. The week aims to educate students and provide them with tools and resources to...

Pi Beta Phi with a neatly mowed lawn across the street from UCD.

Limited funds to blame for absence of Greek row on Sac State campus

February 27, 2013

In 2002, MTV aired “Sorority Life,” a reality show documenting the pledges of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi as they lived together in their sorority house on the campus of UC Davis. That particular experience...

CSUS club recreates African Americans? stories, history

March 29, 2011

Sacramento may be one of the nation's most culturally diverse populations, but our campus does not neglect the comfort in gathering with those who relate to our backgrounds. As such, Sacramento State's...

Sac State students can give back to the community during Alternative Break

March 13, 2011

Spring break is fast approaching and while some students are using the vacation for rest and relaxation, the Community Engagement Center at Sacramento State is offering a valuable alternative. Alternative...

For a tasty breakfast and fresh coffee, students should dine at Bella Bru

March 11, 2011

Nestled in a quiet corner of Natomas just off the two busiest streets in town, hides Bella Bru Café. This European-style restaurant and bakery offers patio seating, a full bar and a dimly lit, full-service...

Disproving stereotypes with art

March 9, 2011

This generation has been exposed to negative images of Native American people in the media and in general - and not much has been available in mass media to undermine such stereotypes, but Bunky Echo-Hawk...

pepper spray::Alicia Palenyy State Hornet

Where’s the pepper spray?

March 2, 2011

The FBI Safe School Index ranked Sacramento State 61 out of 450 campuses nationwide, as well as seventh out of 44 schools across California. However, in light of the recent sexual assaults on campus,...

Camellia Folk Dance 1:Austrian dance group Alpentanzer Schuhplattler danced at last year?s Camellia International Folk Dance Festival.:Photo courtesy of UNIQUE

Camellia Folk Dance Festival honors cultures of the world

March 2, 2011

The extent of knowledge most people have about ethnic folk dances usually stems from a long-forgotten P.E. lesson during a few rainy weeks in middle or high school, but the dancers in the Camellia International...

Cap City Culture shows off elements of hip-hop

February 23, 2011

Pop it, lock it, beat it, drop it. Toprock, downrock, power move, now freeze. These elements of hip hop choreography are about to be introduced to Sacramento State in one comprehensive event, Cap City...

Art Award Ceremony:Every year, Sac States art department puts on a student award show. James Angellos self-portrait was displayed at the spring 2011 art award ceremony. Angello also won an award.:Dan Wars - State Hornet

Sac State art students honored at annual awards ceremony

February 22, 2011

Brightly colored photographs, a 7-foot metal sculpture and even a deconstructed typewriter were featured at the Art Department Awards Ceremony Friday night in the Else Gallery at Kadema Hall. Friends,...

Vagina Monologues:The Vagina Monologues cast strikes a pose at rehearsal in the University Union on Friday.:Robert Linggi - State Hornet

?Vagina Monologues? raise awareness for female health

February 16, 2011

The lights are turned down low and all eyes are on the parade of women up on stage, each baring herself for all to see. What is going on here? Don't be mislead! This is Sacramento State's performance of...

Shannon McElroy:Shannon McElroy, bartending manager at Bistro Michel, takes inventory of the bar before the restaurants Sunday brunch rush.:Kayla Oliverio - State Hornet

Bistro Michel’s simple menu and drink specials are ideal for students after a night out

February 15, 2011

Bistro Michel huddles under a black canopy bearing its name at 1501 14th St. Perfectly arranged wrought-iron patio sets await alfresco customers near the door. The stretch of street Bistro Michel occupies...

Ettore’s bakery and restaurant dishes up romance for sweethearts this Valentine’s Day

February 10, 2011

Imagine spoon-feeding a moist bite of three-layer, red velvet cake to your sweetheart at a candlelit table for two on Valentine's Day. Ettore's European Bakery and Restaurant on Fair Oaks Boulevard is...

KSSU celebrates at ?The Dating Game? Nooner

February 9, 2011

To celebrate 20 years of tuning in and cranking it up, KSSU is partnering with UNIQUE to offer a string of events throughout the semester, starting with the annual tradition of The Dating Game. While most...

SEGA:Denny Ngo, senior international business major, is the president of Sac States Specialized Electronic Gaming Association.:Sam Clendenin - State Hornet

Students come together for friendship and video games

February 2, 2011

Sacramento State's social clubs make it simple for students to find a niche for themselves on campus. For those who love a video game controller in their hands and friends cheering for them to win it all,...

Forget about facials – make over your resume

September 20, 2010

Sacramento State's Career Center will offer students the opportunity to perfect their resumes with a resume clinic from noon to 3 p.m. on Wednesday in the Union Ballroom. Students are able to bring in...

The Social Network MCT:Jesse Eisenberg, left, and Joseph Mazzello in Columbia Pictures The Social Network.:Merrick Morton, Columbia Pictures - MCT

Facebook and ‘Tron’ and ‘Harry Potter’ oh my!

September 11, 2010

With the sun setting sooner and the cool weather seeping in, it is safe to say that fall's movie season has begun. It's time to snag a date, a sweatshirt and begin packing on those winter pounds with a...

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