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Competitive Robotics club members battle it out at the Engineering Expo

State Hornet Staff March 11, 2014

Minutes before a tournament began, Sacramento State Competitive Robotics members can be seen preparing robots by tightening screws, examining movements of motors or testing communication between robot...

Underdog Sac State rugby team has fun while doing what it loves

Kayla Oliverio March 20, 2013

Rugby may have started in England, but the rugby club at Sacramento State is making the sport its own. Rugby is an intense and complex contact sport, combining catching, stealing and scrums; huge team...

Local parkour practitioners use skills, smarts, bravery.

Local parkour practitioners use skills, smarts, bravery.
Kayla Oliverio March 19, 2013

A traceur is someone who runs at a wall or the edge of a roof and then flips, leaps or falls with a grace mere mortals could only hope to imitate. Traceurs practice the sport of parkour, an activity seeing...

Sac State Ballroom Social club offers free lessons to students and public

Maikalina Madali March 4, 2013

The Sacramento State Ballroom Social is a club that allows students and the public to enjoy free lessons from experienced instructors of various dance styles. “(Ballroom Social) is open to all majors,...

Competitive Robotics Club open to students wanting to explore robot construction

Kaitlin Sansenbach February 25, 2013

Engineering and computer science reaches a whole new level through robotics. Sacramento State’s Competitive Robotics Club encourages all students to become active members of transforming scrap garage...

Water polo program absent as school neglects current pool

State Hornet Staff September 18, 2012

When Sacramento State students think of the aquatics program, they often picture the rowing team floating down the American river in perfect unison or the fun summer days spent at the university’s aquatic...

MMA Club gets lift from funding

Robert Linggi April 17, 2012

One of Sacramento State’s newer clubs is teaching students how to get a workout while defending themselves at the same time. Club president Drew Verdi formed the Sacramento State Mixed Martial Arts Club...

Men’s volleyball club successful at nationals, hopes to improve

Volleyball graphic
State Hornet Staff April 12, 2012

The men of the Sacramento State volleyball club earned the championship spot of the Div. I bronze bracket at the NCVF national tournament in Missouri April 5-7.The club has won two national championships...

For some, helping kids and students is a ‘No Brainer’

The members of the No-Brainer Foundation pose at a soccer
tournament this year.
State Hornet Staff August 31, 2011

When Siah Gaye, senior business entrepreneurship major, started tutoring teens in math and science, he soon found it was not enough. He decided then to start a club to encourage younger kids to study,...

Quad teeter-totter raises funds for Japan and Argentina

Robert Linggi May 10, 2011

Rotaract at Sacramento State hosted its second annual 24-hour Teeter-Totter-A-Thon to raise funds for Japanese tsunami survivors and an Argentine high school.Rotaract at Sac State is a student philanthropy...

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