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Death with Dignity should not be judged.

Rachel Rosenbaum November 3, 2014

As society sees waves of humanitarian issues; abortion, gay rights, women’s rights; one that is currently at the forefront of major discussion is the “right to die”. Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old...

Hair art for breast cancer awareness

Jessica Mangili October 15, 2014

Organizations like the NFL are wearing pink and people are wearing “I (heart) Boobies” T-shirts this October in support of breast cancer awareness. These both spread awareness but do not really tell...

Late Sac State student’s legacy of giving continues

Late Sac State student's legacy of giving continues
Isabel Ward April 30, 2013

The barrier of cancer could not stand in the way of education for Sacramento State alumni Henry Giron, who graduated with honors before succumbing to the disease in February 2011.  Giron’s feat of education...

Cancer survivor organizes gaming competition to fund cure

Cancer survivor Austin Young founded Gaming for a Cause, a gaming competition and charity.
Fabian Garcia April 2, 2013

Whether it be fighting cancer or starting his own non-profit gaming organization, Austin Young has learned to play on.  On Thursday, Young will host a video game competition called “Gaming for a Cause”...

CSUS alumnus Tom Hanks stands up against cancer

Beth Jones February 13, 2013

Sacramento State’s famous alumnus, Tom Hanks, participated alongside other celebrities in a series of PSAs titled "I Stand Up To Cancer" for World Cancer Day Feb. 4.Celebrities from most genres of the...

Armstrong deserves praise for raising funds for cancer research

State Hornet Staff February 5, 2013

In the year 2000, my father was diagnosed with Leukemia. I was 9 years old. Nine years after that, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. On top of that, just two years ago my mother was diagnosed with...

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