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Peace out, America: #Calexit movement gains momentum

(Illustration by Breannah Gammon)

Barbara Harvey

November 22, 2016

What began as a fringe political movement calling for California to secede from the United States has gained momentum in the aftermath of the election of Donald Trump as president. #Calexit began trending on social media on election night as it became increasingly clear that the Republican nominee had ...

EDITORIAL: Take a Xanax, America

(Photo illustration by Joel Boland)

State Hornet

November 4, 2016

America, you need to take a Xanax. Election seasons are adversarial, and they should be. The Democratic and Republican parties have vastly different views on the course our nation should take and partisan cheerleading and criticism, even invective, is part of the process. But at some point, partisan...

Why you should not vote for Donald Trump

Daniel Magalit

September 1, 2015

This is a plea. A plea for everyone and anyone that is able to vote. A plea for NO ONE to vote for Donald Trump.Trump has proven, on many occasions, that he is racist, xenophobic, sexist and most prominently, ignorant. If it is not obvious to you that Trump is not, at all, worthy of presidency, then you ...

Associated Students, Inc. Board of Directors will keep their position in office

Zack Jordan

July 15, 2015

The Associated Students, Inc. at Sacramento State announced that the elected board members who appealed against their disqualification will be keeping their positions in office for the upcoming academic year. The elected candidates Yajayra Gonzalez, Iris San, Mark Anthony Sohl and Felicia Vasquez h...

Students explore politics and voting at Sac State’s Fall Ethics Symposium

Sarah Hines

November 4, 2014

Professors and university students explored the intersection of politics and ethics Monday at the ninth annual Fall Ethics Symposium.The symposium, organized by Cosumnes River College and Sacramento State’s Center for Practical and Professional Ethics featured four speakers: Jason Brennan, an assistant...

Voter abstinence illustration


April 29, 2014

300 dpi Dean Hollingsworth color illustration of two voters: one casts paper vote into ballot box, the other has arms folded and back turned to the voting process. The Dallas Morning News 2008abstinence illustration not ballot box turnout undecided registration registered voting count ignore ignoring democracy ...

Voter turnout for ASI election lower than expected

Jessika Robertson

May 2, 2012

Sacramento State’s Associated Students Inc. voter turnout for student government elections resulted in 12.66 percent of the 26,543 eligible voters; a number less than last year, and ASI’s expectations. The election was held on April 24 through the evening of April 25. The expected voter turnout fo...

ASI releases election results

ASI graphic

State Hornet Staff

April 26, 2012

Sacramento State’s Associated Students Inc. election results for the 2012-13 school year have been counted and finalized with a total of 3361 voters casting their ballot on Tuesday and Wednesday.The amount of voters make up 12.66 percent of all eligible students, which is about five percent, or more t...

ASI candidates limited in campaign budget

Maikalina Madali

April 25, 2012

The campaigning budget established for each individual running in the Associated Students Inc. Student Government Elections prompt candidates to be selective on what they decide to spend money on. “The maximum campaign expenditure limits are meant to provide a fair and even playing field,” said ASI Exe...

ASI introduces election candidates

Maikalina Madali

April 11, 2012

President Monica Cortez L.E.A.D. (Leadership, Empowerment, Action and Determination) Monica Cortez, a senior government major, is the current Vice President of Academic Affairs of Associated Students Inc. and believes the experience qualifies her for the ASI President position. “During my term as ...

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