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ISIS beheadings instill fear and stir emotions

State Hornet Staff

October 4, 2014

There is nothing more nauseating than the ISIS beheadings of James Foley and Steven Sotloff. Justice needs to be served for these innocent American journalists.The violent decapitations were messages to Obama to stop attacks on Muslims in the Islamic territory, as said by the man dressed in black in Foley...

Government student plans to run for State Assembly

Oliver Ponce is running for the California State Assembly and is representing District Seven.

State Hornet Staff

May 14, 2014

A 22-year-old Sacramento State student will be graduating from the government department at the same time he will campaign for a seat in the California State Assembly.While earning his bachelor’s in government at Sac State, Oliver Ponce was an active member of the College Republicans.Matt Reed, a friend o...

Voter abstinence illustration

Hollingsworth

April 29, 2014

300 dpi Dean Hollingsworth color illustration of two voters: one casts paper vote into ballot box, the other has arms folded and back turned to the voting process. The Dallas Morning News 2008abstinence illustration not ballot box turnout undecided registration registered voting count ignore ignoring democracy ...

Despite the lowest voter turnout in nine years, ASI is still an asset to students

State Hornet Staff

April 29, 2014

Sacramento State sits miles from the state’s capitol in a city that lives and breathes politics yet the community at Sac State fails to get involved in the ASI system. With almost 600 government students graduating since 2008 and becoming a part of the state’s governance, the lack of engagement is...

Sacramento State student passes away in car accident

State Hornet Staff

December 11, 2013

Sanjeev Joshi, a 23-year-old Sacramento State government student, passed away Nov. 23 in a one-car collision on U.S. Highway 1 in San Mateo County.Three other individuals were in the car at the time of the crash and were taken to a nearby hospital, but Joshi was pronounced dead at the scene.For about ...

California State University discusses student success with policymakers

California State University discusses student success with policymakers

Imran Majid and Matthew Urner

November 6, 2013

California State University representatives met with state policymakers in a closed meeting at the Capitol Oct. 29 to present initiatives and findings related to student success at the nation’s largest higher education system.While the CSU chose to allocate $10 million to increase online education...

affirmative action

McClatchy Tribune

October 29, 2013

Size as needed, Patterson Clark scratchboard-style B&W illustration of African American climbing a ladder held by white man, woman while another white man tries to saw the ladder apart. The Miami Herald, 1995 CATEGORY: ILLUSTRATION SUBJECT: Affirmative action illus. 3 ARTIST: Patterson Clark ORIGIN: Miami H...

Government shutdown does not hurt California State Universities

Kathleen Pizzo

October 23, 2013

The end of a nationwide fiscal shutdown and a debt ceiling increase is a relief for the California State University and its 23 campuses that have managed to escape without any damaging effects, said CSU Director of Public Affairs Mike Uhlenkamp.On Oct 1., the U.S. government entered the fiscal shutdo...

UN simulation course teaches students politics, communication skills

Daisy Aguilar

October 2, 2013

After taking several courses with an international background, 31-year-old international relations student Chris Breino is prepared to be part of a winning team this semester.Although Breino is new this semester to the United Nations simulation course at Sacramento State, he is ready to take on the demandin...

Sac State students against plastic bag use

James Alamillo works up the crowd at a rally staged before the LA City Council vote to ban plastic bags in Los Angeles, California, on May 23, 2012 (Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

Isabel Ward

May 14, 2013

Sacramento State students are sending a message to local government and advocating a halt on plastic bag usage on campus in order to promote a healthier, cleaner environment. Freshman electrical and electronic engineering major Andrew Saechao, who has researched the overuse of plastic bags on campus, ...

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