The State Hornet

“WELLcome Back” Celebrates 5th Year Anniversary

Students prepare to climb the rock wall located inside the WELL during WELLcome Back event.

State Hornet Staff

September 9, 2015

Sacramento State students came out in record breaking numbers to this year’s “WELLcome Back” event to celebrate the building’s 5th year anniversary."Hornets" swarmed throughout the facilities and engaged in a variety of activities to learn more about what resources their tuition helps fund.J...

Benefits of student counseling on campus

Johanna Pugh

September 24, 2014

From juggling papers and tests to part-time jobs and extracurricular activities, college students balance a lot on their plates. With this balancing act comes stress. While feeling pressure is a natural outcome of being busy, the way students handle stress has the ability to impact how they function...

Students are in need of better advising in order to succeed

State Hornet Staff

February 26, 2014

Entering college, there is an expectation that students will be given a decent amount of advising. Advising on declaring a major and minor, how many units to take, what classes to enroll in and, of course, graduation requirements. Advising is essential to the school’s academic progress and the individu...

Sac State offers new yoga class for trauma survivors

Kaitlin Sansenbach

May 7, 2013

Stress relief, mentoring and coping were found within the Yoga for Trauma Survivors event held at the Well on Tuesday. This event was promoted as a safe haven for anyone who has survived any type of trauma including, but not limited to, sexual assault and domestic violence. Traditionally, yoga has an emph...

Campus’ state of mental health examined more closely by faculty

Campus' state of mental health examined more closely by faculty

Imran Majid

April 16, 2013

While the Counseling and Psychological Services at Sacramento State is considered a model collegiate mental health program within the California State University system, some union representatives voiced frustration about the program and a recent employment switch. The Employment Assistance Program, a fr...

Why should you meet with your academic adviser?

Kaitlin Bruce

September 19, 2012

The advising center: a curse and a blessing. Although it may seem like a pain, it’s something that all students visit at least once in their academic career whether they like it or not. Beth Merritt Miller, director of the academic advising and career center, breaks it down for us. Q&A: Academic Adviser ...

New group of counseling services available at Sac State

New group of counseling services available at Sac State

Poul Larsen

October 12, 2011

Counseling and Psychological Services at the Well launched a new group therapy series to help students overcome stress and the daily challenges of college life.   Four unique sessions are running, with one more slated and others in development, said CAPS Clinical Director Karen Durst. ...

Health fees proposed to increase to cover department cuts

Sean Keister

April 27, 2011

The Counseling and Psychological Services Department is proposing an increase to the mandatory student health fee by adding $35 to the $75 per semester students already pay as part of their tuition. This idea is being proposed to offset the cuts to the department over the past two years. It is hoped the fe...