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Ash Wednesday on campus marks 40 days of surrendering favorite habits until Easter

Monica Velez February 19, 2015

The Newman Catholic Community Club at Sacramento State hosted two masses in observance of Ash Wednesday, the follow-up to Fat Tuesday, at the University Union.Ash Wednesday marks the start of lent, that...

Exploring sexuality in college is accepted and encouraged

Kaitlin Sansenbach October 29, 2013

The most common venue to seek out potential sexual flames is a college atmosphere, often paired with alcoholic beverages and a lowered moral compass. Sexuality is a natural part of development that is...

New awareness program seeks to prevent alcohol poisoning among students

Kathleen Pizzo October 16, 2013

California State University Chancellor Timothy White announced in August his hopes to bring an alcohol education program called Aware Awake Alive to all 23 CSU campuses.The program will be another tool...

Sac State professor arrested under suspicion of vehicular manslaughter

Sac State professor arrested under suspicion of vehicular manslaughter
Joe Davis May 7, 2013

Sacramento State associate Professor Jordan Peters was arrested at the scene of an accident in Roseville April 30 on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence, according...

Drunken sex is not as bad as it sounds anymore

Ashley Jung January 30, 2013

Peanut butter and jelly. Cookies and milk. Drinking and sex. Drinking is known for being a social lubricant - making slightly awkward situations more tolerable. Like the first time you meet someone, for...

‘Lawless’ brews up an enjoyable film to watch

Shia LaBeouf, left, and Mia Wasikowska star in
Vanessa-Marie Walker August 31, 2012

No, the Mason jars they are carrying around are not full of water or even vodka. It’s moonshine. John Hillcoat’s “Lawless” depicts Prohibition-era Franklin County, Virginia, during the Great Depression....

Six tips for a solid tailgating experience

McClatchy Tribune
James Heck August 28, 2012

There is excitement looming in the air in anticipation for the kickoff of the 2012 Sacramento State football season. As the Hornets look to expand on last season’s record of 4-7, students, alumni and...

A look into alcohol regulations in Sac State dormitories

Alex Slavas April 3, 2012

Even students of legal drinking age are subject to alcohol regulations in Sacramento State’s residence halls. Director of Housing and Residential Life Michael Speros said although Sac State is not a...

CSU records show fewer alcohol-related offenses

State Hornet Staff October 4, 2011

Getting the cheapest alcohol money can buy is a popular choice among most college students. Uncontrollably drinking warm, watered-down Keystone until someone passes out with his or her shoes on, however,...

Staying sober in college not a rare choice

Catalina Carapia-Aguillon September 27, 2011

Drinking is a word synonymous with college. Ask people the first thing that comes to mind when they think of a college student and many will describe a rowdy, heavily intoxicated guy. However, for most,...

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