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Capital Report: McCain Defense Authorization Act signed and Obama endorses in California

Trump signs the John S. McCain Defense Authorization Act  in Fort Drum, New York.

Cory Jaynes, news editor

August 15, 2018

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Peace out, America: #Calexit movement gains momentum

(Illustration by Breannah Gammon)

Barbara Harvey

November 22, 2016

What began as a fringe political movement calling for California to secede from the United States has gained momentum in the aftermath of the election of Donald Trump as president. #Calexit began trending on social media on election night as it became increasingly clear that the Republican nominee had ...

Berlioux, Powell earn back-to-back Big Sky Conference honors

Jessica Plasencia

May 4, 2015

Two Hornets have set themselves apart from the rest of their conference competition this season by combining to win four Big Sky Conference Track Athlete of the Week honors this outdoor season.Chloe Berlioux, 22, earned her second Big Sky Athlete of the Week award on Tuesday, April 28. She won it for her...

Carter signs as undrafted free agent; Safron receives mini-camp invite

Graphic by Eddie Roth

May 4, 2015

After hundreds of college football prospects were selected in the 2015 NFL Draft on April 30 through May 2, former Sacramento State receiver DeAndre Carter was disappointed he wasn’t one of the players to get his name called, but still received an opportunity of a lifetime.Carter signed with the B...

Local marijuana dispensary invades Sac State

Sierra Postler

February 11, 2015

Among the booths of sororities, fraternities, religious groups, teams and clubs was a booth that was not sanctified by Sacramento State during rush week.CleverTree, a new medical marijuana delivery service in Sacramento, occupied that space. The business was set up at a booth on campus Jan. 27 and 28 ...

A case for vaccination: Why your personal belief is hurting others

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that since Jan. 1, 102 people from 14 different states have contracted the virus. Most of these cases are part of the outbreak in Disneyland.

Avery Hulong

February 5, 2015

Ever since measles broke out at “The Happiest Place On Earth,” much debate has gone on about the decision to vaccinate children. People have gone back and forth in the news and on social media about leaving the decision up to the parents on what is best for their children. However, it is clear t...

Those in California need Death with Dignity choice

Rachel Rosenbaum

January 28, 2015

For being such a liberal state, California has seen some speed bumps on the journey of social issues. For some cases, the road is neither gravel-rutted nor smoothly paved out: this holds incredibly true in physician-assisted suicide, or as Oregon calls it, Death with Dignity. The U.S. watched with bated bre...

New students bring in big money

Jake Abbot

October 8, 2014

Sacramento State University generates the majority of its funding through student tuition and a large number of first-time students help to support services on campus.This year’s information collected by the Office of Admissions and Outreach showed a record for first time freshmen enrollment with 3,...

Director of higher education institution helped shape Sacramento State policy

Director of higher education institution helped shape Sacramento State policy

Ilian Cervantes-Branum

April 30, 2014

Nancy Shulock, director of the Sacramento State’s Institute For Higher Education Leadership and Policy, is retiring in September after a 30-year career in administration and higher education policy. The IHELP institute has produced multiple reports that highlight the need for policy change to h...

New science building presented to California Legislature

Science majors have been facing hardships due to the department being impacted.

State Hornet Staff

April 30, 2014

Sacramento State will be looking to add space for impacted science courses, but only if the California Legislatures approves construction of a new building.Biological Sciences Faculty Chair Jennifer Lundmark said classes in high demand, like biology and chemistry, almost always fill up during early regi...

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