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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 requires Catholics to relinquish treasured pleasures for 40 days until Easter, from cookies to chocolate ...

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 ongoing in a person’s life. However, in exploring the sexual vixen inside, there are many factors atta...

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 for identifying and acting on the symptoms of alcohol poisoning.After Carson Starkey, an 18-year-old...

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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 to a press release by the Roseville Police Department. Police said witnesses noticed a blue Honda Pi...

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 example. Without alcohol you would be tense and nervous, but with some liquid courage you would fee...

‘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. Alcohol selling in the black market was cutthroat—but because it was lucrative, the infam...

Six tips for a solid tailgating experience

McClatchy Tribune

James Heck

August 29, 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 fans alike can show their school spirit by tailgating. Tailgating offers a chance to show support fo...

A look into alcohol regulations in Sac State dormitories

Alex Slavas

April 4, 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 “dry campus,” the residence halls are still subject to university policy. “As there are restric...

CSU records show fewer alcohol-related offenses

State Hornet Staff

October 5, 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, is becoming a rarity on California State University campuses as they have reported a decrease in stud...

Staying sober in college not a rare choice

Catalina Carapia-Aguillon

September 28, 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, college not a drunken blur. There are plenty of college students who are not heavy drinkers. Sacr...

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