The State Hornet

Arena promotes grad ceremonies on campus, hiked student fees

Kellie McCown

November 3, 2014

Professor Tim Howard’s public relations students have been at work this semester with a campaign that will change the face of Sacramento State: a new campus arena and event center, claimed to be the future campus gem and improve the college experience, at the expense of a proposed $219 student fee.“...

Sacramento State remains without arena despite recent initiatives

The Nest was built in 1955 and has a seating capacity of 1,200.

State Hornet Staff

March 19, 2014

A decade after Sacramento State students voted for a new event center that would have served as a spot for concerts, recreational activities and graduation commencement ceremonies, the arena has yet to be built.In April 2004, an Associated Students Inc. referendum measure proposed the construction of one stru...

Effects of Sacramento arena bill debated by business owners

Matthew Urner

September 25, 2013

Sacramento is now one step closer to getting a new sports and entertainment complex for the NBA’s Sacramento Kings to move into thanks to a bill in the California senate.Sen. Darrell Steinberg’s Senate Bill 743 passed through the California Legislature with bipartisan support.Steinberg said SB 743 would re...

New downtown arena could spur economy

Josh Stanley

April 4, 2012

After winning the fight to keep the NBA’s Sacramento Kings in Sacramento, the real winner is the city itself. The new arena deal, which is going to cost $391 million, may sound pricey now, but it is projected to bring in more than $7 billion throughout the 30-year deal. The arena would be located o...