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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

Robert Linggi, Author

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Jen Kober performs stand-up at Sacramento State on Thursday in the University Union.

[Photo] Q&A: Comedian Jen Kober talks comedy, road rage, great bad movies and Yoo Hoo chocolate drink

March 8, 2013

Jen Kober performs stand-up at Sacramento State on Thursday in the University Union.

Breaking avian news: Wild turkeys flock to Sacramento State

February 26, 2013

A flock of wild turkeys has been spotted roosting in a tree near Capistrano Hall, and generally strutting around campus like they own the place. About a dozen hens and one male were seen earlier this morning...

Hornets Joey Quigley powers to the basket for a shot during tonights game.

[Photo] Hornets start conference season on a high note

December 20, 2012

Hornet's Joey Quigley powers to the basket for a shot during tonight's game.

Man arrested near Riverside Hall, police say armed and unstable

December 5, 2012

An unidentified man was detained by campus police today in front of Riverside Hall for alleged mental instability. “A student called in saying that there was a guy acting kind of weird on the Library...

Prop. 30 gives necessary funds

October 17, 2012

Proposition 30’s passage in California’s 2012 general election would prevent about $21 million in cuts to Sacramento State, said Sac State’s President Alexander Gonzalez at a Proposition 30 forum...

Bike trail links students with exercise and fun

September 12, 2012

Sacramento State students looking to have fun around campus can look no farther than the American River Bike Trail. The trail is useful for more than recreation and transportation and provides access to...

What do we wish we knew about college our first year?

August 29, 2012

First and most importantly, you’re going to have a great time. College will be the time of your life when you’re most alive. That’s right, it’s all downhill from here on out. So, enjoy your few...

Michael Kwong, senior environmental studies major, bundles wild spinach.

[Photo] Sac State’s first farmers market a success among campus community

April 25, 2012

Michael Kwong, senior environmental studies major, bundles wild spinach.

MMA Club gets lift from funding

April 18, 2012

One of Sacramento State’s newer clubs is teaching students how to get a workout while defending themselves at the same time. Club president Drew Verdi formed the Sacramento State Mixed Martial Arts Club...

More than 500 students, faculty, staff and alumni participated in the annual Sac State 5K Fun Run on April 28, 2011. The course went through the Guy West Bridge and past the stadium and the Well.

[Photo] The Well prepares for Sac State 5K Fun Run

April 13, 2012

More than 500 students, faculty, staff and alumni participated in the annual Sac State 5K Fun Run on April 28, 2011. The course went through the Guy West Bridge and past the stadium and the Well.

Cori Williams, group fitness instructor at The Well, teaches
Zumba, one of The Wells most popular fitness classes. 

[Photo] Well’s classes growing popular on campus

February 8, 2012

Cori Williams, group fitness instructor at The Well, teaches Zumba, one of The Well's most popular fitness classes. 


Brian Leu, equity trader at
CalPERS, addresses the audience during the economy forecast held at
Sac State.

[Photo] Sacramento region’s economy forecast looks optimistic

February 1, 2012

Brian Leu, equity trader at CalPERS, addresses the audience during the economy forecast held at Sac State.

The children who are part of Sacramento States String Project
rehearse on Monday night. The String Project serves as a music
education program for underprivileged, local schools.

[Photo] The String Project develops musical skills

December 7, 2011

The children who are part of Sacramento State's String Project rehearse on Monday night. The String Project serves as a music education program for underprivileged, local schools.

Paris’ Found Items and Prices
Suede jumpsuit: $5.80Fundamental floral blazer $1.60Belt $1.80Liz Claiborne shoes $1.80Unknown brand bracelet $1.00Lizwear jeans $0.80M Sport tank-top $0.80Radcliffe Blazer $2.40Kathie Lee purse $2.00Bandolino lace-up shoes: $2.80

Paris Carswell

November 29, 2011

Paris’ Found Items and Prices Suede jumpsuit: $5.80Fundamental floral blazer $1.60Belt $1.80Liz Claiborne shoes $1.80Unknown brand bracelet $1.00Lizwear jeans $0.80M Sport tank-top $0.80Radcliffe Blazer...

Courtney Owen

November 29, 2011

Courtney’s Found Items and Prices Herman Geist tweed blazer  $1.60Lands’ End wool blazer: $2.80Herman Geist grey coat: $1.80Guess jeans: $2.60J.G. Hook blue blazer $1.60Mossimo shirt: $1.00Liz Claiborne...

Chanel Saidi

November 29, 2011

Chanel’s Found Items and Prices Napapijri geographic polo $0.80Ralph Lauren ¾-length polo: $1.60The Jack Set blazer $1.80Herman Geist coat $3.80Lauren by Ralph Lauren sweater $2.60Georgiou Studio Suit...

Blood is found at the bottom of a staircase near the levee after
todays shooting behind the College Town/University Village
apartment complex.

[Photo] Confirmed shooting behind off-campus apartment complex

November 14, 2011

Blood is found at the bottom of a staircase near the levee after today's shooting behind the College Town/University Village apartment complex.

At a four-car accident on College Town Drive, Matthew Light of
the Sacramento State Police Department blocks traffic and collects
information from all the students involved with the accident.

[Photo] Pair of traffic collisions near Sac State involve seven vehicles

October 5, 2011

At a four-car accident on College Town Drive, Matthew Light of the Sacramento State Police Department blocks traffic and collects information from all the students involved with the accident.

Brandt, in blue, and Tyler, in orange, play with building blocks
as their student teacher, Caitlin, assists them. 

[Photo] Children’s Center gets accreditation for efforts

September 21, 2011

Brandt, in blue, and Tyler, in orange, play with building blocks as their student teacher, Caitlin, assists them. 

Comedy magician Brian Brushwood struggles to escape from a
straightjacket during Thursday’s show in the University Union
Ballroom.

[Photo] Big success with ‘Bizarre’ magic

September 14, 2011

Comedy magician Brian Brushwood struggles to escape from a straightjacket during Thursday’s show in the University Union Ballroom.

Dancers perform “Forgive me,” by Windy Kahana.

[Photo] The talent behind ‘Dance House’

September 7, 2011

Dancers perform “Forgive me,” by Windy Kahana.

Student protesters occupy the lobby of Sacramento Hall on Thursday night.

[Photo] Spring 2011 semester in review

June 1, 2011

Student protesters occupy the lobby of Sacramento Hall on Thursday night.

Quad teeter-totter raises funds for Japan and Argentina

May 11, 2011

Rotaract at Sacramento State hosted its second annual 24-hour Teeter-Totter-A-Thon to raise funds for Japanese tsunami survivors and an Argentine high school.Rotaract at Sac State is a student philanthropy...

Newly elected ASI president Laura Gonzalez celebrates after being voted for the 2011-2012 school year. Gonzalez won with 38.69 percent of the vote.

[Photo] CSUS welcomes future leaders

May 4, 2011

Newly elected ASI president Laura Gonzalez celebrates after being voted for the 2011-2012 school year. Gonzalez won with 38.69 percent of the vote.

Spectators cheer for runners at the finish line of the Sac State 5K Fun Run on Thursday.

[Photo] Campus becomes course for Sac State’s Fun Run

May 4, 2011

Spectators cheer for runners at the finish line of the Sac State 5K Fun Run on Thursday.

Student protestors spend night in Sacramento Hall:Student protesters spend the night in the lobby of Sacramento Hall to protest CSU budget cuts. Protestors met with Sac State president Alexander Gonzalez this morning to discuss proposed changes.:Robert Linggi - State Hornet

[Photo] Students reach plan of action for administration

April 20, 2011

Student protestors spend night in Sacramento Hall:Student protesters spend the night in the lobby of Sacramento Hall to protest CSU budget cuts. Protestors met with Sac State president Alexander Gonzalez...

Ileana Grates, candidate for director of business, stands next to her graffitied campaign sign outside the University Library.

[Photo] Campaign signs vandalized

April 19, 2011

Ileana Grates, candidate for director of business, stands next to her graffitied campaign sign outside the University Library.

The Wiz: Dorothy, played by theater major Ashli Fisher, sings during one of the main musical numbers ?Soon as I Get Home.? The yellow figures behind her represent the Yellow Brick Road. :Robert Linggi - State Hornet

[Photo] ?The Wiz? modernizes classic tale

April 13, 2011

The Wiz: Dorothy, played by theater major Ashli Fisher, sings during one of the main musical numbers ?Soon as I Get Home.? The yellow figures behind her represent the Yellow Brick Road. :Robert Linggi...

Disconnect:Phillip Altstatt, senior studio art major, poses at his exhibit ?Disconnection from the Natural World? on Monday.:Robert Linggi - State Hornet

Highlighting human disconnection

April 6, 2011

A tree with a built-in urinal is not something seen every day, even in the art world. But senior studio art major Phillip Altstatt's installation exhibit features one &- and a chair-eating floor. An installation...

MK Modern performs at Sac State benefit show:MK Modern, a dance group from Davis, performs in front of Sacramento State during a benefit show to raise awareness for human trafficking in Sacramento.:Robert Linggi - State Hornet

Resolving human trafficking

March 1, 2011

"Priceless," a benefit concert for human trafficking, was held at Sacramento State by Kappa Psi Epsilon to help raise student awareness in Sacramento and around the world through guest speakers and dance...

Students participate in hypnotist show:Sacramento State students use their shoes as a way to listen to music during Tom Deluca?s hypnotist show on Thursday. Students also went in front of the crowd and performed as cheerleaders and singers.:Nicole Lundgren - State Hornet

[Photo] Sacramento State gets hypnotized

February 23, 2011

Students participate in hypnotist show:Sacramento State students use their shoes as a way to listen to music during Tom Deluca?s hypnotist show on Thursday. Students also went in front of the crowd and...

Volunteer pushes autistic child on swing:Volunteer Mandy pushes Will on a swing during a volunteer program for children with autism set up by professor Scott Modell in Solano Hall.:Robert Linggi - State Hornet

[Photo] Professor assists children with intellectual disabilities

February 23, 2011

Volunteer pushes autistic child on swing:Volunteer Mandy pushes Will on a swing during a volunteer program for children with autism set up by professor Scott Modell in Solano Hall.:Robert Linggi - State...

jessa carlson rowing:Senior coxswain Jessa Carlson is considered the captain of her team?s boat during meets.:Robert Linggi - State Hornet

[Photo] Coxswain takes charge her senior year

December 1, 2010

jessa carlson rowing:Senior coxswain Jessa Carlson is considered the captain of her team?s boat during meets.:Robert Linggi - State Hornet

Big Sky Conference Team:Goalie Savannah Abercrombie was one of nine players to be voted to the all-Big Sky Conference team. Abercrombie recorded 23 shutouts throughout the season.:Brittany Bradley

[Photo] Players, coach honored with all-Big Sky Conference team

November 17, 2010

Big Sky Conference Team:Goalie Savannah Abercrombie was one of nine players to be voted to the all-Big Sky Conference team. Abercrombie recorded 23 shutouts throughout the season.:Brittany Bradley

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GALLERY: ‘You Can’t Take It with You’

November 16, 2010

"You Can't Take It with You" chronicles the life of an eccentric family during the Great Depression. This fun comedy/drama deals with topics ranging from love to the true meaning of family. The play runs...

homecoming1:The football team celebrates with the Marching Band, singing the Hornet Fight Song after the 42-7 victory over Northern Colorado University. The Hornets are 5-0 all-time against the Bears. :Robert Linggi - State Hornet

[Photo] Homecoming for all ages

October 13, 2010

homecoming1:The football team celebrates with the Marching Band, singing the Hornet Fight Song after the 42-7 victory over Northern Colorado University. The Hornets are 5-0 all-time against the Bears....

Fishing pair hooks West Regional

October 13, 2010

Robert Matsuura and Peter Lee of the Sacramento State Bass Club won the Forrest L. Wood College Fishing Western Regional Championship, an event held Thursday through Sunday at Folsom Lake. Matsuura and...

herberholz1:Barbara Herberholz chats about her husband as she shares a book and photos of his artwork at her Gold River home on Monday.:Robert Linggi - State Hornet

[Photo] Memorial honors late CSUS professor Don Herberholz

October 6, 2010

herberholz1:Barbara Herberholz chats about her husband as she shares a book and photos of his artwork at her Gold River home on Monday.:Robert Linggi - State Hornet

Traffic group gets grant

March 3, 2010

The Institute of Traffic Engineers, a club at Sacramento State, was recently awarded a grant for its work involving traffic data collection at a local high school. The institute, a club for students interested...

SLIDESHOW: Rainy day and bikinis

March 2, 2010

div.imageRight,div.imagetop{display:none;} Rainy days on campus are an inconvenience, but they can also be quite interesting. March 2nd was one of those interesting days. The Union flooded, it rained sideways,...

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