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More funding for graduation rates could mean less quality education

More funding for graduation rates could mean less quality education

State Hornet Staff

March 11, 2014

With the California State University still recovering from more than $1 billion in budget cuts since 2007, the evolution of a proper funding model is being considered by California policymakers and higher education officials.Currently Sacramento State is awarded funding based on the amount of students e...

Sac State awarded grant to increase security on campus

Imran Majid

April 30, 2013

In an ongoing effort to acquire working leads on cases, the Sacramento State Police Department will soon upgrade its video surveillance with a $20,500 grant from the Department of Homeland Security. The Homeland Security Grant Program, launched shortly after 9/11 to assist police departments across the U....

EDITORIAL: Child care cuts affect parents

Editorial Staff

March 14, 2012

The Sacramento State Associated Students Inc. Children’s Center faces the possibility of severe cuts should Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget be passed in the November ballot. The cuts the Children’s Center faces could not only be detrimental to the Sac State families who rely on the center’s service...

EDITORIAL: Writing center supported by students despite budget cuts

Editorial Staff

February 22, 2012

  In the past three years, Sacramento State has seen an immense amount of budget cuts in nearly every part of the university. Valuable services like the University Reading and Writing Center, which offers free student academic services, are among the programs greatly affected - much to the dismay of ...

President Gonzalez updates campus community on budget issues

State Hornet Staff

February 1, 2012

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez released a statement on Monday regarding last week's California State University Board of Trustees meeting in Long Beach, concerning the budget situation as well as the universities' enrollment statuses.Gonzalez mentioned the state funding for CSUs has b...

CSU faces more cuts mid-year

Sam Pearson

September 7, 2011

For the California State University system, the budget pain may not have ended when Gov. Jerry Brown signed the 2011-12 budget in June. A provision in the budget could bring $100 million in additional cuts to the CSU system this winter if the state does not collect enough taxes. If the cut is only for t...

Sac State president announces possible tuition increase

Mallory Fites

May 11, 2011

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez today released an update with his stance on a proposed oil severance tax and the possibility of a tuition increase for next spring. The update was spurred by his recent meeting in Long Beach with the California State University Board of Trustees. Approval of...