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Sac State holds education career fair

Students and employers converse about possible job opportunities at the Educator Recruitment Expo in the University Union Ballroom on Tuesday, April 19.

Andrew Brown

April 21, 2016

Sacramento State's 2016 Educator Recruitment Expo in the University Union Ballroom on Tuesday, April 19 saw even more potential employers than last year. Hundreds of students in business casual attire showed up to the event, which featured 118 different educational organizations. The Career...

Sac State offers new educational hub for students

Jasmine Alston

September 13, 2015

Sacramento State’s Peer and Academic Resource Center and Student Academic Success Program offer a new educational hub, dubbed the MLK Center, for students to study as well as learn about the variety of cultures on campus.The Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars Center will be a place for students to come...

Four year degrees offered at junior colleges, not helpful

State Hornet Staff

September 2, 2014

Offering four year degrees at two year institutions will hurt the economyThe California legislature approved a bill last week allowing junior colleges to grant four-year degrees to students.Without regulation, this could spell disaster for California's economy.Multiple Supreme Court cases have been f...

Faculty hiring expected to increase with higher budget

State Hornet Staff

April 2, 2014

With fiscal challenges and restrictive budget cuts for over three years, Sacramento State has finally seen progress in hiring with more than 40 new faculty members set to begin next fall.The university will bring 40 to 50 new tenure track hires across the seven colleges in multiple disciplines. Though ...

Organization promotes higher education to high school Latinas

State Hornet Staff

February 24, 2014

Sacramento State’s nonprofit organization Mujeres Ayudando La Raza, is helping increase the low numbers of Latinas enrolled in colleges, by providing higher education resources to students from surrounding high schools.Last Friday the organization hosted its 14th annual youth conference, “Latinas Supe...

President Alexander Gonzalez speaks at local African-American church

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez, speaks to the congregation of Antioch Progressive Church in Sacramento on Sunday.

State Hornet Staff

February 16, 2014

As part of the California State University African-American initiative to increase enrollment and graduation rates, Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez spoke at Antioch Progressive Church in Sacramento on Sunday for the ninth annual Super Sunday.Held on Sundays throughout February, Super Sunday ...

Zeta Sigma Chi sorority receives Academic Excellence Award

State Hornet Staff

February 12, 2014

Zeta Sigma Chi, a multicultural sorority, was recognized by its national chapter and Sacramento State for having the highest term GPA among Greek organizations in the past two years.The sorority’s GPA was 3.118 for fall 2013 and was given the Academic Excellence award last month by the United Sorority Fr...

Taking responsibility for the grade you earned

Kaitlin Sansenbach

October 22, 2013

Many college students blame professors for grades that are less than desirable. But it is the student’s own responsibility to make sure they do everything in their power to receive the grades they want.Every semester professors hear all the excuses students give. The final draft of the paper was “lost...

New club at Sacramento State spreads sexual awareness

Kathleen Pizzo

September 18, 2013

Choice USA is a new club at Sacramento State that focuses on reproductive awareness and comprehensive sex education.Brought to Sac State earlier this year by Mackenzie Buchanan, Choice USA values embracing sexuality as a positive and healthy component of human development and envisions a world where al...

Overcoming Muslim stereotypes in America

Sacramento State student Mashel Alam prays during Asr, the Islamic afternoon praying session, in the Meditation Room of the University Union on Monday.

Fabian Garcia

May 14, 2013

 The word “Muslim” tends to carry a lot of weight in our post-9/11 western society. When taken out of context, its utterance alone can spark confusion, hostility and fear. Sacramento State students have differing views on the topic. Senior history major David Moyer said his two years fighting in Iraq...

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