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Students attend rally at the Capitol for International Workers’ Day

State Hornet Staff

May 3, 2014

Sacramento State students joined the community to protest outside the State Capitol Thursday evening  in honor of International Workers' Day. As different cities and countries protested a variety of issues involving labor, Sacramento focused their rallies specifically on deportations, taxing the rich ...

Public colleges and universities united for the statewide student march

Students gathered in front of the Capitol demanding changes to higher education during the annual March in March.

State Hornet Staff

March 4, 2014

“Students united, will never be divided,” was chanted by Sacramento State students Monday, along with others from California public colleges and universities during a march to the State Capitol in demand of student needs.The “March in March,” is hosted annually by the Student Senate for California Co...

Raising CA minimum wage just makes economic sense

Jaime Carrillo

September 24, 2013

Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to increase the minimum wage in California to $10 an hour by 2016 is long overdue, despite accusations of doing such a thing will be a “job killer.”On Sept. 15, Assembly Bill 10  swept through the Democrat-controlled California Senate and Assembly. Gov. Brown plans to s...

Civil rights for transgender people

Jaime Carrillo

September 4, 2013

Every generation since America’s birth has crucified the previous one for being a little late to adapt to the new generation’s forward thinking, especially when it comes to social issues. Many transgender people are still widely misunderstood and under-represented, but with the new bill AB1266 they may fin...

EDITORIAL: Student march won’t produce change alone


Editorial Staff

March 7, 2012

While expressing first amendment rights is valuable, commendable and to be supported as well as encouraged, it won’t simply be enough to influence policy change by marching once a year.  However, the expression and practice students made at this event and others to express their first amendment rig...