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Lorenzo Smith, the dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science, delivers his keynote speech at Womens Shadow Day on March 2, 2018. Sac State provost Steve Perez announced Smith will leave the university after the spring semester on Thursday, March 18, 2021.

[Photo] Sac State dean of engineering and computer science will depart after the spring semester

Mercy Sosa
March 18, 2021

Lorenzo Smith, the dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science, delivers his keynote speech at Women's Shadow Day on March 2, 2018. Sac State provost Steve Perez announced Smith will leave...

A male cyclist was hit by a car on the corner of College Town Drive and State University Drive on Sept. 11, around 6 p.m.

Second cyclist hit by car near campus in single day

Ambulance transported injured rider from the scene
Eric Jaramishian, Cory Jaynes, and Robby Sanchez
September 11, 2018

For the second time in a day, a vehicle struck and injured a male cyclist at an intersection near Sacramento State on Tuesday. The second incident happened at the College Town Drive and State University...

Mister Harriel, left, and Dre Terrell, right, show off their street clothes at Hornet Stadium on Aug. 30, 2018.

Sac State football players talk swagger

Two top defenders discuss how their street style represents them off the field
Robby Sanchez, Arts & Entertainment editor
September 4, 2018

No matter what major or social group, a big way students express themselves is through the outfits they wear. Beneath the green and gold threads, they wear on gameday, student-athletes all have their...

Raphael Delgado and nine other artists are completing this SACRAMENTO mural on the side of Shasta Hall as part of the Wide Open Walls art festival that is being held from Aug. 9-19.

Wide Open Walls art festival to feature signature mural at Sac State

10 artists will complete a mural on the side of Shasta Hall for second annual Wide Open Walls Festival
Robby Sanchez, Arts & Entertainment Editor
August 9, 2018

The Wide Open Walls Festival, a festival that promotes public art, is set to return to Sacramento on Aug. 9 and is kicking things off at Sacramento State. The festival runs from Aug. 9 to Aug. 19 and...

Members of the Transfer Student Association enjoy an end of the year video at the last meeting of the semester for the club on May 7, 2018.

Transfer Student Association wins Best Club at Sac State for second year in a row

Robby Sanchez
May 8, 2018

In fall 2016, the Transfer Student Association was founded at Sacramento State with the goal of making the transition to the California State University system easier and friendlier for transfer students. “We...

Two-time Grammy-nominated trumpeter Dave Douglas will be performing with Sacramento States award-winning Jazz Ensembles in the Capistrano Concert Hall on Friday, April 13, at 8 p.m.

Six-day art festival highlights Sac State student, faculty works

Festival of the Arts will run from April 10-15 featuring art, music, theater, dance
Robby Sanchez
April 3, 2018

This year’s Festival of the Arts is a six-day showcase running from April 10-15 that will highlight the talents of students and faculty at Sacramento State. The festival will include art, music, theater,...

Local and national media turn their cameras to Stevante Clark after a funeral service on Thursday, March 29, as he speaks about his experiences in the weeks following the police-involved shooting death of his brother Stephon. I cant eat. I cant sleep. My life sucks, Stevante said. Everyone knows me from my brothers death.

Stephon Clark autopsy shows 6 gunshot wounds to the back

Robby Sanchez
March 30, 2018

Stephon Clark was found to be shot six times in the back and eight times in total according to an autopsy by Dr. Bennet Omalu that was released Friday. One bullet hit Clark in the neck and five hit...

#SacStateSays: Are you surprised that Parking Structure V has been delayed until May 8?

#SacStateSays: Are you surprised that Parking Structure V has been delayed until May 8?

Thomas Frey and Robby Sanchez
March 28, 2018

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The completion of Parking Structure V has been delayed after it was projected by University Transportation and Parking Services Senior Director Tony Lucas that the structure would be completed by March 26. The contract with contractor Clark Pacific expires April 5.

Parking Structure V completion delayed again with contract expiring April 5

May 8 earliest day it will open
Thomas Frey and Robby Sanchez
March 22, 2018

The completion of Parking Structure V, which will house 1,750 parking spaces, has been delayed until at least May 8, according to Sacramento State. “Basically all they have to do is pour concrete...

High School students participate in a concrete mixing lab for Womens Shadow Day on March 2, 2018 at Sacramento State. Sac State has the only collegiate section of the Society of Women Engineers that holds this event.

High school girls shadow Sac State STEM students, professors

Robby Sanchez
March 3, 2018

The Society of Women Engineers at Sacramento State held its fifth annual Women’s Shadow Day on campus on March 2. Sac State has the only collegiate section of the society that holds the event, which...

California State University Chancellor Timothy White released a statement March 1 assuring that high school students’ prospective admissions will not be impacted by participation in a national walk out to protest gun violence. White’s comments followed a letter from Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom calling for the CSU to honor admissions of high school students involved in protest demonstrations March 14.

CSU reassures prospective students that walkout participation won’t affect admissions

Chancellor White responded to a letter sent by Lt. Governor Newsom calling for protection of students.
Robby Sanchez
March 1, 2018

The California State University system has joined a growing list of colleges reassuring high school students that their prospective admissions will not be impacted by participation in a national walk out...

#SacStateSays: Snapchat edition

#SacStateSays: Snapchat edition

Kelly Kiernan and Robby Sanchez
February 28, 2018

What do you think of the new Snapchat update? We asked Sacramento State students to share their opinions. Share your thoughts using #SacStateSays in the comments below or on any social media platform.

Chancellor of UC Davis, Dr. Gary S. May, giving a key note speech at the 3rd Annual Black Convocation, Monday morning in the Terrace Suite in the Well. This was Mays first speech on Sac States campus.

Black Convocation focuses on benefits of diversity to education, society

Robby Sanchez
February 19, 2018

Sacramento State, in partnership with the Martin Luther King Jr. Center, hosted the Third Annual Black Convocation in the Terrace Suite at The WELL on Monday. This year’s seminar, titled “Reliving...

#SacStateSays: What do you think about the new Snapchat update?

#SacStateSays: What do you think about the new Snapchat update?

Kelly Kiernan and Robby Sanchez
February 18, 2018

In December 2017, Snapchat announced it would update its design to favor a new "discover" tab that displays featured and sponsored content. A Change.org petition has garnered over 1.2 million signatures...

Snapchat updated its look in December 2017. In the new design, stories have been replaced with a discover tab that displays featured and sponsored content.

OPINION: Awful Snapchat update destroys app

Robby Sanchez
February 18, 2018

My social media world was rocked when Snapchat decided to update its entire app layout, immediately receiving heavy backlash from most users — myself included. The update is terribly structured and...

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