The State Hornet

Students uninformed about campus evacuation plans

Fire burns near road signage near Uncle Tom's Cabin in El Dorado County, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. The King fire has burned more than 70,000 acres. (Randall Benton/Sacramento Bee/MCT)

Randall Benton- McClatchy Tribun

September 24, 2014

On Sept. 11, the smell of smoke and fire penetrated the air behind the University Union. All that could be made out amongst the cloudy light grey sky were tiny lights of three fire trucks racing to quickly extinguish a fire at the levee.This was not the first incident this semester. Four fire alarms have ...

Students are presented with several living arrangements

State Hornet Staff

January 28, 2014

As student housing options increase with varying proposals to build apartments both on and nearby Sacramento State’s campus, the price, quality and location of living are some of the issues being looked at by potential residents.Facing the decision to live in either the dorms, a nearby complex or ...

Starbucks project delayed again

State Hornet Staff

January 28, 2014

While Sacramento State University Enterprises Inc. was planning to open a Starbucks location in the old Copy Graphics building near the Riverfront Center at the start of the semester, the completion of the project will be delayed until late spring.“Unfortunately, the Starbucks licensed store, which w...

Starbucks brick and mortar location delayed, but program will offer the famous coffee anyway.

Imran Majid

August 30, 2013

Sacramento State University Enterprises Inc. will soon be offering an additional option for coffee beginning Sept. 3 with the opening of a Starbucks “We Proudly Brew” program in the American River Courtyard suites.While the program is not an official Starbucks store, it will supplement until the fo...

Students head to the polls

Sacramento State students hit the voting booths at American River Courtyard Tuesday night.

William Miles

November 7, 2012

Sacramento State students had the opportunity to vote on campus at the American River Courtyard (AMC) yesterday. Meg Panlaqui, a senior sociology major, helped run the polling place. While there are about 630 students who are registered to vote at the AMC, Palanqui said there was a lot of provisional ...

Sac State student found dead at residence hall

Camille Anglo

September 24, 2012

Andrew David Perry, a Sacramento State student, was found dead at the American River Courtyard residence hall in early Thursday morning. Sacramento State Police Chief Mark Iwasa said the campus police department received a call at 12:46 a.m. When police arrived, they found Perry and time of death was ca...

Trial date set in American River Coutryard homicide

Quran Jones, the suspect in ARC homicide - Sacramento Police Department. Photo taken in 2009.

Dustin Nosler

May 20, 2011

A Sacramento Superior Court judge today set a trial date for the Sacramento State student accused of beating his suitemate to death in October 2009. Quran Jones will stand trial for the alleged homicide on Sept. 19, according to a News 10 report. Jones allegedly beat Scott Hawkins, 23, to death with a ba...

Quran Jones? psychiatric test results to be reviewed Friday

Scott Hawkins :Scott Hawkins poses with his mother Elizabeth Hawkins during move-in day at the American River Courtyard residence hall.:Courtesy Photo

Ken Paglia

January 4, 2011

If former Sacramento State student Quran Jones is found not guilty by reason of insanity for allegedly beating his roommate to death last year, he may face a stiffer sentence than if he were to be convicted by a jury. Jones, 21, pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity at his Nov. 19 court hearing, p...

Quran Jones pleads not guilty by reason of insanity

Quran Jones, the suspect in ARC homicide - Sacramento Police Department. Photo taken in 2009.

Kristine Guerra

November 19, 2010

Quran Jones, the suspect in last year's killing of his dorm mate Scott Hawkins, pleaded today not guilty by reason of insanity. Jones, 21, was accused of one count of homicide, three counts of attempted murder and three counts of assault with a deadly weapon on a police officer. Sacramento Superior Court ...

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