The State Hornet

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...

Election ballot changes under consideration

Vice President of Academic Affairs Tucker Caruso proposes changes to the election ballot on Wednesday, Feb. 24 to ASI board members.

Yieng Xiong

February 27, 2016

Associated Students, Inc. board members debated a proposal to remove candidates’ photos from the ballots for the upcoming elections on Wednesday. Vice President of Academic Affairs Tucker Caruso asked the board to approve a change to remove the candidates’ pictures and have only candidate...

Mental health services bill aims to double funding

(From left to right) President Robert Nelsen; ASI President Melissa Bardo; Sam Alavi, director of Student Advocacy and Student Representation at UC Davis; Assemblymember Kevin McCarty; former Senator Darrell Steinberg; and Belinda Lum, assistant professor of sociology at Sacramento City College, get together to announce a new bill to increase funding for mental health services in The WELL at Sacramento State, Thursday, Feb. 25.

Jonathan Ayestas

February 25, 2016

Legislation for competitive grants to improve mental health services for the California State University, University of California and California Community College systems was introduced on Thursday in The WELL. The 2 p.m. press conference went over the details for the College Mental Health Services T...

President Nelsen gives Spring Address

Jonathan Ayestas

January 21, 2016

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen highlighted the need for improved graduation rates in his first Spring Address. He informed the crowd in the University Union Ballroom of several statistics regarding transfers and first-time freshmen. He also mentioned that Sac State was ranked 20th ou...

Green Army provides school spirit, attends, promotes athletic events

The Green Army cheering and showing school spirit during Sacramento State's men's basketball game against UC Davis on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015 in the Hornets Nest

Karah Butac

December 9, 2015

Always decked out in school colors and often serving as the loudest fans in the stands, Green Army is a spirit group that attends Sacramento State sports games. Green Army started as the Green Sting in the spring of 2008, and it started off with the Associated Students, Inc. After that it was a mea...

ASI discusses diversity and inclusion

Angel Kidka

September 16, 2015

Associate Students, Inc. held a working board meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 16 in the Capitol Suite at the University Union to discuss diversity and inclusion, future traditions, and CSSA’s upcoming plans.Edward Jones of the Women’s Resource Center, Pride Center and Multicultural Center spoke to the board...

Food Pantry opens at Sac State

Jonathan Ayestas

September 1, 2015

The Food Pantry at Sacramento State opened its doors this Tuesday morning to begin distributing goods to students in need. Hosted by Associated Students, Inc., students have the option of going once a week with a total of 16 points to spend on food, with the food points ranging from one to three ...

Complaint hearings disqualify candidates

Zack Jordan

May 31, 2015

Public hearings following the Associated Students, Inc. yearly elections resulted in the disqualification of all who were filed complaints against them. Among those removed from office was ASI president-elect Yajayra Gonzalez, vice president of University Affairs Mark Anthony Sohl, vice preside...

Student government directors discuss controversy of Green Army flier

Christine Kittle

May 1, 2015

The second to last Associated Students, Inc. board meeting of the spring semester was held Wednesday in the Foothill Suite of the University Union at Sacramento State.The recent controversy over how the Green Army distributed Cinco de Mayo-themed baseball game fliers, in which the school mascot Herky the...

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