The State Hornet

A thirst quenched, a penny saved

State Hornet Staff

September 30, 2014

The hydration stations on campus that refill containers for free have saved about 300,000 water bottles since additional locations were installed last year.That is 300,000 bottles that were not bought from vending machines or stores with the eventual risk of going into landfills instead of recycling. ...

Sac State celebrates Earth Day with recycling bins and dunk tanks

Alpha Chi Omega President Katie Dillen waits to be dunked as sophomore civil engineer Jason Estrella makes a throw on Wednesday for the Earth Day events in the Library Quad.

Joe Davis

April 17, 2013

Sacramento State Facilities Services hosted the university’s premiere Earth Week event Wednesday in the Library Quad. The celebration included PG&E, SMUD and other vendors from the Sacramento area, each with its own booth setup. The four Greek councils that represent Sac State also took part in the e...

Dumpster-diving: Long days, low pay

Joe Davis

February 6, 2013

Unkempt and seemingly nameless, people can be seen rummaging through trash receptacles all throughout the Sacramento State campus on a daily basis.These trash-bin diving, can-collecting freegans have become a staple in the Sac State community as they collect the hidden currency buried under empty Gatorade bottles ...