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ASI elections kick off with coffee

Vu Chau

March 30, 2016

The 2016 Associated Students, Inc. elections kick-started with a social event where students were given an opportunity to chat with candidates who are running for office for the 2016-17 school year. One purpose of the “Coffee and Candidates” event on Monday was to allow students to learn abou...

Students present their eligibility for a government position at the third candidate forum

Christine Kittle

April 13, 2015

Seven candidates running for Associated Students Inc. elections this year participated in the third of six candidate forums held in the University Union’s Summit Room at Sacramento State on April 9.Candidates described their platforms to constituents at the Thursday forum, which were for the positions of...

Student government candidates meet with students, release order of ballot

Christine Kittle

April 4, 2015

Candidates at Sacramento State's Coffee and Candidates event expressed their desire for a record voter turn out this year for Associated Students Inc. elections.Members of ASI set up a table in the lobby of the University Union with donuts, coffee, collectable coffee mugs and pins to give to student...

ASI elections met with mixed feelings

Erika Bradley

April 23, 2014

The ASI election has caused controversy amongst election participants and student voters as most candidates have run unopposed and promotion for the election was less than the previous year.ASI Marketing Associate Amy McVay said it is not surprising that candidates are unopposed and that Spring Break plays a big p...

Students respond to ASI elections

State Hornet Staff

April 22, 2014

Sacramento State students began voting for Associated Student representatives Tuesday at 8 a.m.Child development major Julz Sumodublla, a junior, said that this year’s candidates were more vocal about their campaign but only publicized to certain groups on campus.“This year has a lot more publicity...

Breakdown of candidates for next California governor’s election

Jaime Carrillo

November 18, 2013

Two Republicans have thrown their names into the list of candidates to represent their party in the next California governor’s election in 2014. The following is a quick primer on the candidates.Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado – Maldonado served California as lieutenant governor during the end of Gov. Arnold ...

EDITORIAL: ASI candidate endorsements 2012

Editorial Staff

April 17, 2012

The State Hornet Editorial Board bases its candidate endorsements off of in-person interviews with each candidate. The contributing factors in the decision to endorse specific candidates were based on: transparency, leadership, an established plan of action, experience and characteristics it feels best repre...

EDITORIAL: Republican candidates’ positions on higher education

The GOP candidates have been non-committal when it comes to their plans for higher education.

Editorial staff

March 28, 2012

The GOP primaries are in full swing and the four Republican candidates are scrambling for support. Perhaps most important to the university community is how each of these candidates plans to address education upon entering office. While The State Hornet is not endorsing any candidates in the Republican...

GOP choices offer US little improvement

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, left, and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt
Romney, right, shake hands at a debate. They are the two
front-runners for the Republican Party.

Artie Valenzuela

October 12, 2011

President Barack Obama is now sleeping with one eye open and a little notebook for ideas on his nightstand. America's economy has gone from bad to worse over the years and the election is a little more than a year away. So, now that we have a chance to consider someone else as our next president, wh...