The State Hornet

Sac State prepares for first graduation since canceling winter commencement

Graduating Sacramento State students watch themselves on a giant screen inside Golden 1 Center during the commencement procession May 18, 2018 in Sacramento, Calif.

Cory Jaynes and Kameron Schmid

December 5, 2018

After announcing last semester that it would permanently cancel winter commencement ceremonies, Sacramento State has announced that the upcoming spring commencement ceremony will be one day longer to accommodate more graduates. The decision to cancel winter ceremonies came directly from the cost invol...

Hornets outscored by UC Davis at Golden 1 Center 81-72

Sacramento State true-freshman guard Izayah Mauriohooho-Le'afa attempts a 3-pointer over Siler Schneider of UC Davis at Golden 1 Center on Monday, Nov. 21. (Photo by Michael Zhang)

Angel Guerrero

November 22, 2016

During a back-and-forth first half between Sacramento State and UC Davis, Aggies’ senior guard Darius Graham buried a buzzer-beating 3-pointer en route to a 81-72 win at Golden 1 Center. This shot by Graham, which continued a 12-2 run entering halftime, put the UC Davis men’s basketball team...

Sac State students not surprised with Kanye West’s rant, 30-minute Sacramento show

Kanye West performs on the hovering platform at his concert in Boston  on Sept. 9, 2016. (Photo by Kenny Sun / Flickr)

Edrian Pamintuan

November 21, 2016

Rapper Kanye West unleashed a tirade at his Saint Pablo Tour stop at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento Saturday night before storming out and ended the concert after just 30 minutes. This happened days after the rapper announced to his San Jose crowd that he didn’t vote and would have cast his ba...

Alum’s art in new Golden 1 Center inspired by local rivers

Artist Bryan Valenzuela installs his first sculpture “Multitudes Converge” by using 400 glass globes and 109 steel rods to depict the convergence of the Sacramento and American rivers.
(Courtesy of Joan Cusick Photography)

Vu Chau

October 19, 2016

When it was announced in early 2015 that an $8 million sculpture called “Coloring Book” by renowned artist Jeff Koons would be the centerpiece of downtown Sacramento’s Golden 1 Center, the community was shocked that it wasn’t a piece commissioned by one of the many talented artists in tow...