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Free stuff motivates students to avoid phones in class

Nadine Tanjuakio l @nadinetanj

September 22, 2015

Sigma Chi brothers and schoolmates Mitch Gardner and Robert Richardson launched a new app called Pocket Points. The app was designed to motivate students to not use their phones during class. If a user didn't touch their phone, they would be rewarded a point after a certain amount of time. The ...

President’s tobacco taskforce wants smoke-free campus in 2014

Sac State students spent four hours collecting tobacco waste and hauled in 8,929 pieces of waste.

State Hornet Staff

March 19, 2013

Having to walk through carcinogen-filled cigarette smoke while headed to class is an unpleasant experience for senior health science major Eric Kenoyer. “For our campus, going tobacco-free and smoke-free (would promote) a cleaner environment and is pro-health,” Kenoyer said. “It’s not only healthy fo...

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Fabian Garcia

March 6, 2013

The Subway on Sacramento State’s campus has decided to reinstate free water cups after a brief hiatus in which it charged 30 cents per cup.  Subway owner Sayeh Saderi said student complaints prompted the recent decision. “If this is really bothering all the students, we will put the free cups back,...

Dodgeball returns to The Well for ninth annual dodgeball tournament

James Heck

August 28, 2012

The Well will be hosting Sacramento State’s ninth annual dodgeball tournament on Thursday In collaboration with the Dodgeball Throwdown for The WELLcome Back event. This will be the first year the dodgeball tournament will be a back to school event. Intramural supervisor and special events coordinator Jair...