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College Assistance Migrant Program wins sustainability-themed homecoming parade

The College Assistance Migrant Program took home first prize with a cart designed with a cutout of President Nelsen in his signature stingers-up pose at Saturday night’s 2016 homecoming parade.
(Photo by Will Moon)

Will Moon

October 8, 2016

Saturday’s football game may have started at 6 p.m., but dozens of Sacramento State students and staff members began working at 9 a.m. to decorate golf carts for the Homecoming parade. This year’s parade contest saw a record number of participants, with 18 campus organizations and resid...

Sac State gives notice to Cesar Chavez

Vu Chau

March 10, 2016

Associated Students, Inc.; Serna Center; and the College Assistance Migrant Program have collaborated to host a series of events on Sacramento State campus to commemorate the legacy of labor leader and civil rights activist Cesar Chavez, starting on March 7. Every March, the university pays tribut...

Students with migrant backgrounds receive support

State Hornet Staff

March 4, 2014

Erica Perez, a 21-year-old graphic design student, recalls feeling as though she was leaving something behind to begin a new life at Sacramento State.Although coming from a migrant family, one that moved to harvest crops seasonally, the tight-knit  ideals made it difficult for Perez to leave her life...

CAMP is a valuable opportunity to go from farms to universities

Catalina Carapia-Aguillon

September 21, 2011

Maria Moya came from Mexico to the United States with her family at 13. She didn't speak English and felt alone in a culture so foreign from her own. Her new life in the U.S. started with nothing except the goal of attending a university. Today, Moya is an undeclared freshman at Sacramento State and much ...