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The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

Michelle Curtis, Author

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ASI Board discusses supporting undocumented student at Fresno State

Michelle Curtis
December 2, 2010

Associated Students Inc.'s Board of Directors discussed supporting Fresno State student body president Pedro Ramirez during Wednesday's board meeting. The student body president was 3 year old when his...

Sac State underdogs beat Ivy Leagues at competition

Michelle Curtis
November 30, 2010

Sacramento State's Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers has competed in the annual National Olympiad since 1983. But this left a mark in the history of the 70-member organization as it came first...

Sac State Serves helps community

Michelle Curtis
November 25, 2010

Hornets and hornet nests were decorated onto donation bins as part of Sac State Serves involvement with Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services "Holiday Spirit of Giving Drive.' Throughout November, the...

Sac State alumna returns to discuss thesis

Michelle Curtis
November 23, 2010

Sacramento State 2006 art history alumna Kristina Marrone showed the culture being produced in the 21st century with a presentation of her thesis, "The Twenty-First Century Tiller Girls: Natalie Bookchin's...

CSU trustees ask for more state support

Michelle Curtis
November 10, 2010

The California State University Board of Trustees adopted a budget that called for an approximate $379 million from the state general fund support for the 2011-12 year. This budget proposal includes $121.5...

Students have standard 17-unit cap for spring registration

Michelle Curtis
November 10, 2010

Associated Students Inc.'s Board of Directors discussed spring 2011 student enrollment and dollars for clubs and organizations today. Gina Curry, director and university bursar for the student financial...

Sac State Serves seeks 30 volunteers to participate in upcoming cleanup

Michelle Curtis
November 9, 2010

Sac State Serves volunteers will spend Saturday morning cleaning Soil Born Farm's American River Ranch in Rancho Cordova as part of the Community Engagement Center's activities this fall. The center needs...

Change SacLink passwords for chance to win free iPads

Michelle Curtis
November 9, 2010

In nine days, approximately a dozen Sacramento State students can surf the Internet and update their social networking sites on their own free iPad. The iPads will be awarded to a selected number of students...

Sorority hopes to empower underprivileged students

Michelle Curtis
November 2, 2010

Middle and high school Latina students, some of whom could be the first in their families to get to college, will jumpstart their path to higher education at the 10th annual Latina Youth Leadership Conference...

Student shares experiences in studying abroad

Michelle Curtis
November 2, 2010

When Stephanie Petrakos was not in a classroom during her junior year of college, she was trying local Australian cuisine in Brisbane, Australia. "We went to a restaurant and tried kangaroo; it's a very...

Sac State Serves volunteers at Halloween festival

Michelle Curtis
October 24, 2010

Safetyville USA held its 19th annual Halloween Haunt where kids dressed as action heroes, princesses, animals and knights on Saturday. Sac State Serves, a community service program for Sacramento State...

Higher student-to-teacher ratio after lecturer cutbacks

Michelle Curtis
October 20, 2010

Class sizes have increased from 40 to 60 students in some classes as approximately 200 part-time lecturers have lost their jobs last school year. Lois Boulgarides, interim president of the Capitol chapter...

Sac State creates new way to fulfill general education

Michelle Curtis
October 20, 2010

Sacramento State fall 2011 freshmen can opt to fulfill general education requirements by taking nine-unit courses that combine subject areas rather than taking individual three-unit courses. The general...

ASI board discusses expanding voter registration to residence halls

Michelle Curtis
October 14, 2010

Associated Students Inc.'s Board of Directors discussed door-to-door voter registration, approved a letter to The State Hornet regarding recent editorial cartoons and approved the 2010 to 2011 strategic...

Program moved to College of Continuing Education

Michelle Curtis
October 13, 2010

Due to budget cuts, Sacramento State has moved the Judicial Administration Certificate program from the Department of Public Policy and Administration to the College of Continuing Education. A change of...

Sacramento foster youths take the runway to raise funds

Michelle Curtis
October 13, 2010

About 50 foster youths from the Sacramento region became stars for a day at the ninth annual 2010 Tea and Fashion Show event Sunday in the University Union Ballroom. "Foster youths don't always have the...

Fashion show benefits local foster youth

Michelle Curtis
October 6, 2010

Foster Youth Education Fund organizers hope to raise $50,000 to benefit foster youth through the fund's annual fashion show on Sunday. Approximately 50 foster youth who are between the ages of 16 to 21...

ASI Board discusses increasing student involvement

Michelle Curtis
October 6, 2010

The Associated Student Inc. Board of Directors discussed accomplishing the 2010 to 2011 strategic plan and having affordable textbooks during Wednesday's board meeting. The two parts to the strategic plan...

More students now opt for college assessment exams

Michelle Curtis
September 15, 2010

The number of high school juniors taking the voluntary Early Assessment Program to evaluate their preparedness for college-level English and math has increased 55 percent to 153 percent in the last six...

First ASI meeting discusses OneCard

Michelle Curtis
September 10, 2010

Associated Students Inc. plans to become involved again with promoting the campus OneCard discount program to local businesses. The OneCard promotions work team tries to encourage local business to offer...

Sac State Serves hosts sixth event this year

Michelle Curtis
September 1, 2010

Sacramento State's community service organization, Sac State Serves, coordinated its sixth community service event this year. The organization brought students to volunteer for Race for the Arts on Saturday....

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