The State Hornet

Rules for freshmen to survive their first year

Brittney Christ

September 3, 2015

If this is your first semester at college, you are probably overwhelmed with the sheer capacity of freshman year. You might be nervous, full of angst, or even just merely excited. However, there are many things in college that are severely different from high school, so you should go into it with an...

New students bring in big money

Jake Abbot

October 8, 2014

Sacramento State University generates the majority of its funding through student tuition and a large number of first-time students help to support services on campus.This year’s information collected by the Office of Admissions and Outreach showed a record for first time freshmen enrollment with 3,...

Intramural sports is a great opportunity for freshmen

Gabe Pacheco

May 29, 2013

When I came to campus in Fall 2010, it was bad not having a connection here with the people I gazed at each day, but I was an athlete who loved to play sports. Quickly, I found out how serious other students enjoyed and took the competition one step further with intramural sports.  Nothing brings us c...

Cross country acquires fresh legs

Cross country acquires fresh legs

James Heck

September 11, 2012

The 2012 Sacramento State women’s cross country team features a predominantly young core of inexperienced collegiate level runners.   Kathleen Raske, director of track and field and cross country at Sac State, said the goal of the team’s season is to develop the freshmen runners in ...

Sac State cross country to host Hornet Jamboree

Sac State cross country to host Hornet Jamboree

James Heck

September 4, 2012

The eighth annual Sacramento State Hornet Jamboree will take place on Saturday at Sacramento Granite Regional Park. The Hornet Jamboree is the only cross country home meet of the 2012 season.   Approximately 1,500 participants composed of seven to eight collegiate teams – including Sacrament...

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...

Point guards win freshman POY awards

Point guards win freshman POY awards

Josh Stanley

March 6, 2012

Freshman point guards Dylan Garrity and Fantasia Hilliard swept the best freshman awards for men’s and women’s Big Sky Conference basketball for the first time in school history. It was also the fourth time in conference history a school took both awards since Idaho State University won both in th...

Football hosts signing day for future Sacramento State players

Football hosts signing day for future Sacramento State players

JJ Williams

February 7, 2012

Boosters, coaches and alumni gathered at the Alumni Center on campus last week to partake in Sacramento State football's national signing day festivities. The recruits were not allowed to attend the signing day event where they showcased the recruiting class of 2012 due to NCAA rules. Head coach Marsh...