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The Well partners with SMUD to energize electrical grid through students working out

ReRev is the system being used by The Well and SMUD to convert human energy in to electricity. Currently, 19 machines at The Well are using the system.

Kayla Oliverio

April 9, 2013

On Tuesday, Sacramento State will display how working out at The Well now not only energizes the body, but energizes an entire electrical grid. This isn’t science fiction, but a new partnership with SMUD in Sac State’s newest effort to join the green revolution. These energy-generating workout machi...

Sac State and SMUD spearhead campus’ clean energy transition

State Hornet Staff

March 12, 2013

In an effort to reignite its green energy initiatives, Sacramento State is taking a proactive approach toward renewable energy projects in and out of the classroom. Sac State became the sub-recipient of a federal grant three years ago, receiving a little more than $8 million through a partnership with ...

Sac State wakeboard club rides to a fourth-place finish in regional competition

State Hornet Staff

October 8, 2012

The Sacramento State wakeboard club rode its way into a fourth-place finish this weekend during the USA Western Regional Collegiate Wakeboard Contest it hosted for the first time in club history.The WaterSports Farm turned Deep Water Lake into a 2-day, 11-school, 65-compeitor contest, which included full t...

Women’s volleyball sweeps first Big Sky matchup against Eastern Washington

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Joe Davis

September 13, 2012

On Thursday, the Sacramento State women’s volleyball team opened conference play with a decisive victory over Eastern Washington in three straight sets at The Nest. The start of the first set was back and forth, but as the set wore on Eastern Washington could not keep up as the Hornets increased th...

Men’s soccer defeats San Diego in overtime

State Hornet Staff

September 5, 2012

With a diving goal by Matt Linenberger less than two minutes into overtime, Sacramento State Men’s soccer team defeated the University of San Diego 2-1 on Friday at Hornet Field during the team’s home opener. With the majority of the game defined by 24 fouls and five yellow cards, the Hornets were the fi...

Students can be healthier without caffeine overload

Students can be healthier without caffeine overload

Chris Barbosa

May 2, 2012

College students tend to struggle with finding a healthy lifestyle. They are constantly on the go and many depend on caffeine and high levels of sugar to get through the day. Fast food, energy drinks and coffee seem to be the norm amongst most students nowadays. With several hours of studying and worki...

Green efforts help meet CSU goals ahead of time

Green efforts help meet CSU goals ahead of time

Poul Larsen

September 14, 2011

The California State University system has been re-engineered to surpass its 2014 energy generation goals ahead of schedule, according to the CSU Chancellor's Office Sustainability Report. The report projects that the CSU system will exceed the Board of Trustees' 10 megawatt goal for solar power genera...

UTAPS uses summer to save money by closing structures

Sean Keister

May 11, 2011

For the third year in a row, University Transportation and Parking Services will save approximately $50,000 on energy costs during the off-peak period this summer by closing several parking facilities at Sacramento State.From May 27 to Aug. 22, Parking Structures II, III and IV will be closed, in additi...