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Incidents on campus unnerve undocumented students

State Hornet Staff March 16, 2016

Sacramento State is endeavoring to be a diverse, inclusive campus community, but some undocumented students do not feel safe.On Wednesday, March 9, Rosa Isela Barrientos, a junior majoring in Chicano studies...

Undocumented students talk of struggle, search for solutions

Matthew Malone November 18, 2014

Sacramento State students and alumni and a high school student gathered in The Well to share their experiences with living undocumented in the U.S. as well as their ideas to help other students in the...

Those who use the term “alien” to describe immigrants tend not to notice that they are implying a group of people do not belong or are invading.

Immigrant and “alien” are not interchangeable

State Hornet Staff October 15, 2014

The definition of “alien” in the thesaurus connotes words such as strange, opposed and unknown. It even goes so far as to include the phrase, “little green man.”Alien is a word used nationwide...

New senate bill would allow Dream Act students to qualify for loans

Ilian Cervantes April 24, 2014

An estimated 6,400 CSU students unable to receive federal or private loans due to residency status would have the chance to close that gap in financial aid through a California Dream Loan. The Dream...

Middle Class Scholarship can cut tuition by 40 percent

Natalie Gray February 19, 2014

Beginning in the 2014-15 academic year, the Middle Class Scholarship Act is a new financial aid award for California State University and University of California students with family incomes of up to...

New bill, AB 540, allows undocumented students access to higher education before naturalization

Fabian Garcia April 23, 2013

Sacramento State’s educational experience can be quite different for students who were born in this country compared to those who were not. Youths who are undocumented in California, and have been here...

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