The State Hornet

Spring addresses warn of changing frontier due to finances, politics

President Robert Nelsen delivered his spring address on Thursday morning, Jan. 19, at the University Union Ballroom. “This is the year of us, the year of the Hornets and the year of Sac State,” said Nelsen. (Photo by Sami Soto)

Kameron Schmid

January 20, 2017

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen and Associated Students, Inc. President Patrick Dorsey spoke about the current political climate, efforts to improve the university and the forthcoming battle against budget cuts during the annual Spring Address. A packed University Union Ballroom listened...

High-flying block party closes out ASI’s weeklong celebration

Two students zip line through the Residence Hall squad at the ASI Block Party, Sept. 17, 2015.

Sharlene Phou

September 15, 2016

Associated Students, Inc. will throw its annual Block Party on Sept. 15 at the Residence Hall quad, which is set to welcome new and returning students to explore the numerous campus programs and interact with other ASI members. ASI Block Party is a free event open to the campus from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. C...

ASI redistributes funds and discusses graduation initiatives

Yieng Xiong

May 2, 2016

Associated Students, Inc. voted to reallocate over $2,000 to student scholarships and discussed graduation initiatives on Wednesday, April 27. A total of $2,250 from ASI’s board traveling fund, which funds ASI members to attend California State Student Association events outside of Sacrament...

Sac state students elect Patrick Dorsey as the new ASI president

Yieng Xiong

April 21, 2016

At the 2016 Associated Students, Inc. elections, which had the highest voter turnout in 11 years at Sacramento State, one team took a majority win after the results were announced. After three weeks of ASI candidates campaigning and three days of students voting, a total of 4,462 students—15.5 percen...

Students enjoy snacks and music at Elections Carnival

Yieng Xiong

April 21, 2016

Students were able to enjoy music, eat cotton candy and play games during the Election Carnival hosted by Associated Students, Inc. on Wednesday, April 20. Online voting kicked-off Tuesday morning, and the polling booths on campus opened today. ASI is hoping to inform students about the elections an...

ASI holds its last candidate forum for the presidential candidate

Yieng Xiong

April 18, 2016

Associated Students, Inc. concluded its candidate forum series with the sole presidential candidate on Monday, April 18, one day before voting opens. Patrick Dorsey, who is the current Director of Governmental Affairs, is running uncontested in this election for the presidential seat. The las...

Penultimate candidate forum held for ASI election candidates

State Hornet Staff

April 13, 2016

The penultimate Associated Students, Inc. candidate forum was held on Tuesday, April 12 in the University Union California Suite.Tuesday’s forum featured candidates running for executive vice president and vice president of finance. The candidates were Juan "JP" Gonzalez and Kylee Homecillo, for e...

Fourth ASI candidate forum continues with just two candidates

Yieng Xiong

April 13, 2016

Associated Students, Inc. held its fourth candidate forum on Monday, April 11 with two candidates presenting their ideas without their opponents present. Anthony Maalouf, candidate for vice president of university affairs, and Abraham Mendoza III, candidate for vice president of academic affairs, we...

ASI decides on reallocation of scholarship funds

ASI members deliberate during their working board meeting in the University Union, Wednesday, March 6. 

Yieng Xiong

April 11, 2016

Associated Students, Inc. agreed to donate nearly $3,000 of scholarship funds to the Student Emergency Grant Fund during their working board meeting on Wednesday, March 4. The scholarship funds, with a total of $2,918, is the remaining amount from the director of social sciences and interdisci...

Candidates meet students through teams

Candidates meet students through teams

Yieng Xiong

April 7, 2016

The Associated Students, Inc. election candidates are hoping to reach a wider spectrum of students by splitting into teams during the campaign period. “We want to reach every single person,” said Abraham Mendoza III, vice president of academic affairs candidate for the AMPLIFY team. Two...

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