The State Hornet

Sac Town Hopper provides safe rides for students to go out drinking

State Hornet Staff

February 19, 2014

Two sisters created a way for Sacramento State students to go out drinking without having to worry about driving under the influence.The Sac Town Hopper was founded in March 2012 by Sac State alumna Lisa Allen and her sister Laura Allen.Lisa Allen said she was always the designated driver when she went ou...

Six tips for a solid tailgating experience

McClatchy Tribune

James Heck

August 29, 2012

There is excitement looming in the air in anticipation for the kickoff of the 2012 Sacramento State football season. As the Hornets look to expand on last season’s record of 4-7, students, alumni and fans alike can show their school spirit by tailgating. Tailgating offers a chance to show support fo...

A look into alcohol regulations in Sac State dormitories

Alex Slavas

April 4, 2012

Even students of legal drinking age are subject to alcohol regulations in Sacramento State’s residence halls. Director of Housing and Residential Life Michael Speros said although Sac State is not a “dry campus,” the residence halls are still subject to university policy. “As there are restric...

Staying sober in college not a rare choice

Catalina Carapia-Aguillon

September 28, 2011

Drinking is a word synonymous with college. Ask people the first thing that comes to mind when they think of a college student and many will describe a rowdy, heavily intoxicated guy. However, for most, college not a drunken blur. There are plenty of college students who are not heavy drinkers. Sacr...