The State Hornet

Riding a bicycle can engage the brain

Kellie McCown

March 3, 2015

Students always have their heads in a book, their eyes fixed on a computer screen and are always finishing and starting homework assignments.The burnout possibilities of always having your head in academics are high.It’s no secret that riding a bike is a great workout but it also is extremely helpful...

Life in the bike lane: Staying calm when encountering a flat

Kellie McCown

February 3, 2015

From the moment you get a bike, one question will follow you like a lost puppy. Day after day curious minds will make a jab about cycling, and then follow up with the ever popular question:Have you gotten a flat yet?Here in Sacramento you might be lucky. The East Bay is littered with goathead thorns:...

Life in the bike lane: Riding responsibly

Kellie McCown

January 29, 2015

“Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.” - H. G. Wells.Nothing will take you back to your childhood like riding a bicycle. The familiar freedom of adolescence while going to and from adulthood responsibilities forces the rider to remember the ...

Local bike advocacy group visits Sac State

Elizabeth Zelidon

October 1, 2014

New bike regulations on campus have caught the attention of people on and off campus, creating positive feedback from students, advocates and transportation directors. The new regulations and feedback have given campus greater security, and ideas on how to make bicyclist safer.When the fall 2014 seme...

First two weeks are hell for parking at Sac State

Kaitlin Sansenbach

September 17, 2013

Summer always seems too short for students at Sacramento State, making the first two weeks back the biggest hassle of the semester. Everything from buying books and solidifying financial aid, to dropping and adding classes is a headache. But what seems to be the biggest issue with the first two week...

Longboards are not as practical as they look

Anthony Nathan

March 26, 2013

Aside from walking or riding a bike, the longboard has to the most common form of transportation around or to the Sacramento State campus. It is nearly impossible to go from one class to another without seeing a novice young man or woman struggling to swerve between students on their extended plank. ...

Bicycle bandits keep bagging up bikes

Police Cheif Mark M. Iwasa says that many students who have their bicycles stolen use locks that are not efficient enough to keep theifs from stealing them on Mar. 5, 2013.

Imran Majid

March 12, 2013

They can be seen of all designs and colors, zipping in and out of the small gaps in between hordes of students clustered together. Others ride more slowly, carefully avoiding students on their way to class. Bikes are a common sighting at Sacramento State, but many are stolen each year. Of the 40 report...