The State Hornet

Sac state students elect Patrick Dorsey as the new ASI president

Yieng Xiong

April 21, 2016

At the 2016 Associated Students, Inc. elections, which had the highest voter turnout in 11 years at Sacramento State, one team took a majority win after the results were announced. After three weeks of ASI candidates campaigning and three days of students voting, a total of 4,462 students—15.5 percen...

Candidates meet students through teams

Candidates meet students through teams

Yieng Xiong

April 7, 2016

The Associated Students, Inc. election candidates are hoping to reach a wider spectrum of students by splitting into teams during the campaign period. “We want to reach every single person,” said Abraham Mendoza III, vice president of academic affairs candidate for the AMPLIFY team. Two...

Candidate forum saga continues with new panelist

Milagros Gomez

April 6, 2016

Associated Students, Inc. held its second election candidate forum joined by the directors of the Colleges of Arts and Letters, Health and Human Services, and Natural Sciences and Mathematics at the University Union on Tuesday, April 5. With the forum lasting an hour, all candidates were able...

ASI kicks off first candidate forum

The first candidate forum kicks off in the University Union on Monday, March 4.

Yieng Xiong

April 4, 2016

Five Associated Students, Inc. candidates from three colleges attended the first candidate forum on Monday, March 4 to introduce themselves and inform students of their platforms in the University Union. Candidates for the director of education, director of graduate studies, and director of undeclare...

ASI elections kick off with coffee

Vu Chau

March 30, 2016

The 2016 Associated Students, Inc. elections kick-started with a social event where students were given an opportunity to chat with candidates who are running for office for the 2016-17 school year. One purpose of the “Coffee and Candidates” event on Monday was to allow students to learn abou...

ASI election campaigning to start, voting takes place during looming faculty strike

Yieng Xiong

March 28, 2016

Candidates for the 2016 Associated Students, Inc. elections will battle it out in April. The ASI election this year will have a total of 30 students running for five executive positions and nine college director positions. The election will be held April 19-21. The campaigning period, which wil...

Format changes to be made on election ballot

Yieng Xiong

March 11, 2016

Associated Students, Inc. board members approved format changes to the election ballot during their meeting on Wednesday, March 9. The changes, which were recommended by Vice President of Academic Affairs Tucker Caruso, received a majority support after a show of hands by ASI board members. The...

Associated Students, Inc. proposes changes to bylaws

Associated Students, Inc. proposes changes to bylaws

Yieng Xiong

March 3, 2016

Executive Vice President Andrea Salas presented to the Associated Students, Inc. a list of proposed amendments and clarifications to the language in the ASI bylaws on Wednesday, March 2. “Internal Affairs committee met and sorted through the different measures and we’re recommending which...

Election ballot changes under consideration

Vice President of Academic Affairs Tucker Caruso proposes changes to the election ballot on Wednesday, Feb. 24 to ASI board members.

Yieng Xiong

February 27, 2016

Associated Students, Inc. board members debated a proposal to remove candidates’ photos from the ballots for the upcoming elections on Wednesday. Vice President of Academic Affairs Tucker Caruso asked the board to approve a change to remove the candidates’ pictures and have only candidate...

PolitiFact rates politicians’ claims: true to pants on fire false

Rich Merrill

February 10, 2016

Chris Nichols, a member of PolitiFact and contributor for Capital Public Radio, stressed the importance of checking the information shared by those in power, especially in light of the increased use of social media. Nichols spoke in the Hinde Auditorium from 12-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 10. Nichols said hi...

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