The State Hornet

California Faculty Association continues bargaining for a new contract

Jonathan Ayestas

March 19, 2014

Salary and education issues between California State University and the California Faculty Association are improving for the first time since 2007. While CFA members find working with Chancellor Timothy White to be refreshing, they are still “cautiously optimistic,” according to Sacramento ...

Expansion to Well and University Union still being discussed

Craig Sanders

February 19, 2014

After a majority of students opposed raising student fees by $250 last fall in a poll conducted by Union Well Inc., Sacramento State still plans an increase to expand the University Union and Well.No exact numbers have been determined, but Leslie Davis, executive director of Union Well Inc., said the ...

President decides not to raise University Union fee for spring

Imran Majid

December 4, 2013

While the Student Fee Advisory Committee approved the proposal to expand the University Union and WELL in October, Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez has decided to deny their recommendation.In a letter sent to the Union WELL Inc. Board of Directors in November, Gonzalez said the decision ...

Students unsure of student government despite marketing efforts

Cesar Alexander

November 20, 2013

Associated Students Inc. is Sacramento State’s governing body of students that works towards expanding the overall college experience by connecting students with shared interests.Every student is required to pay an ASI fee, yet not everyone is familiar with the impact ASI has on campus, who serves on...

Associated Students Inc. Children’s Center to install security cameras

Cesar Alexander

November 13, 2013

One of Associated Students Inc. strategic priorities for 2013-14 is to install a video surveillance system at its Children’s Center.Children’s Center Director Denise Wessels met with ASI Director of Finance Mark Montalvo, campus police, Information Technology and project contractors Thursday to discuss...

ASI approved budget shows signs of recovery due to increased students

Information gathered from 2013-2014 ASI budget.

Cesar Alexander

October 9, 2013

Although the 2013-2014 budget for Associated Students Inc. was approved in May, noticeable differences have taken place since then.The current budget shows a recovery rather than the loss board members anticipated in working capital.This snapshot of current assets minus current liabilities indicates whether a...

New UTAPS director seeks to serve Sac State community

Fabian Garcia

February 13, 2013

Sacramento State's University Transportation and Parking Services (UTAPS) office appointed Tony Lucas as the new senior director this semester to replace Nancy Fox, who retired after 35 years on the job. Lucas was the previous director of administrative services for the Sac State Police Department, ...

Students need to make the most of paid fees

Artie Valenzuela

November 17, 2011

Shopping in every clearance aisle, using coupons for groceries and walking to school are all reasonable attempts to try and be frugal. Despite those efforts, you're still probably wasting money. Search tuition fees on MySacState and take a look at what you pay for. The paper you are reading costs $3 a se...

Additional bank fees hurt students

Marwa Diaf

October 19, 2011

As if students do not have enough expenses to deal with, let's add an extra monthly payment for simply using a debit card. Bank of America will charge a monthly fee of $5 in the beginning of 2012 for those who use their debit card for purchases. People who use them only for ATM transactions will not ge...

Student tuition increases in response to cuts in budget

Brett Johnson and Logan Reis

August 31, 2011

As a last-minute response to the drastic cuts in state funding, the California State University Board of Trustees in July increased tuition 12 percent for the fall 2011 semester. Sacramento State full-time undergraduate students will have to pay an additional $294 to remain enrolled for the upcoming fall sem...

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