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Alum’s art in new Golden 1 Center inspired by local rivers

Artist Bryan Valenzuela installs his first sculpture “Multitudes Converge” by using 400 glass globes and 109 steel rods to depict the convergence of the Sacramento and American rivers.
(Courtesy of Joan Cusick Photography)
Vu Chau October 19, 2016

When it was announced in early 2015 that an $8 million sculpture called “Coloring Book” by renowned artist Jeff Koons would be the centerpiece of downtown Sacramento’s Golden 1 Center, the community...

Woman’s body found near Sac State, possible homicide

Jacob Abbott April 29, 2016

UPDATED: A woman’s body was found floating in the American River near Sacramento State on Friday morning. Sacramento Police Department Lieutenant Glen Faulkner said the body had signs of trauma...

Field biology group explores nature

Rian Edignton October 1, 2014

There are many interesting organizations at Sacramento State but one group, Field Biology Group, stands out as an outdoorsy and adventurous group.The FBG is a student run organization that plans trips...

American River remains dry as water flows limited by drought

The Folsom Dam releases water into the American River at only 500 cubic feet per second, potentially hurting sea life.
State Hornet Staff January 28, 2014

As the warm morning sun shines on the American River reflecting the barren trees and sprawling shrubs from the surrounding area, Sacramento State students cross the Guy West Bridge and descend down into...

President Alexander Gonzalez announces more new faculty, campus improvements

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez gives his bi-annual address in the University Union Ballroom Thursday.
Cesar Alexander January 23, 2014

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez presented his 2014 spring address Thursday, addressing the goals and accomplishments the university has for the semester.Gonzalez announced 33,000 students...

Body found in American River

Divers extract the body found in the American River on Tuesday morning. Scott Morse, spokesperson for the Sacramento City Police, said the body will be identified by the coroner's office.
Natalie Gray and Alex Poggione March 5, 2013

Update: The Sacramento Bee is reporting the body found in the American River on Tuesday is that of 59-year-old Mark Lauchli, who was reported missing in February. A body was found in the American River...

SLIDESHOW: Sac State students help clean up the American River

Erica Davenport September 21, 2011

Sacramento State students participated in a cleanup along the American River on Saturday.

Sac State serves the community at the great American River clean-up

Erica Davenport September 20, 2011

Sacramento State's Community Engagement Center gives students, professors and alumni opportunities to serve the city by volunteering for community service projects throughout the year. On Saturday, more...

Moderating alcohol level will help river adventures

Moderating alcohol level will help river adventures
Dante Frattini June 1, 2011

On any hot summer day along the American River in Sacramento, one can witness a mass migration no less miraculous than that of the caribou of Northern Canada. This phenomenon turns the river yellow, the...

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