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Should we accept sex, violence, and crude language as normal?

Brandie Maguire

July 10, 2015

Sex and violence are becoming more acceptable in our media-intensive culture.Most nightly news stations report on at least one murder or death every program. On Facebook, there is an abundance of celebrity news focused on people who are captured cursing or mocking traditional values.As a society, our ...

New cup and straw design detects invisible date-rape drugs in drinks

New cup and straw design detects invisible date-rape drugs in drinks

Natalie Gray

September 17, 2013

Imagine feeling safer at every bar you walk into, knowing some pervert can’t slip you an undetected date rape drug. Soon a seemingly simple plastic cup and straw design will revolutionize the bar scene and hopefully help reduce the number of sexual assaults involving alcohol. The Center for Women ...

Safe disposal of old medications made simpler at The Well

Kaitlin Sansenbach

September 11, 2013

Nothing is more annoying than having an excess amount of unused and expired prescription medicine capsules left in the bathroom cabinet.More often than not, Americans dispose of their unwanted clutter into the toilet, consequently polluting local waterways.During a study conducted by the United States ...

Sac State professor arrested under suspicion of vehicular manslaughter

Sac State professor arrested under suspicion of vehicular manslaughter

Joe Davis

May 7, 2013

Sacramento State associate Professor Jordan Peters was arrested at the scene of an accident in Roseville April 30 on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence, according to a press release by the Roseville Police Department. Police said witnesses noticed a blue Honda Pi...

Accessibility of drugs on campus sustain college students’ high

Accessibility of drugs on campus sustain college students' high

State Hornet Staff

November 2, 2011

Increases in the accessibility of marijuana, Adderall, and Ritalin have led to a few of these substances being found more commonly on Sacramento State students, according to the 2011 Clery Act Report.In 2009, a total of 40 illegal drug-related referrals were reported by the Sacramento State Police Depart...