The State Hornet

The WELL: six years of eco-friendliness

A view of outside The WELL at Sac State

Marissa Murcko

October 19, 2016

Sacramento State has won awards and recognition for its accomplishments in sustainability and being a green campus, even taking the initiative further with the construction of the LEED gold certified The WELL. Currently, The WELL is one of the most eco-friendly structures on campus, as evidenced by ...

Sac State and SMUD spearhead campus’ clean energy transition

State Hornet Staff

March 12, 2013

In an effort to reignite its green energy initiatives, Sacramento State is taking a proactive approach toward renewable energy projects in and out of the classroom. Sac State became the sub-recipient of a federal grant three years ago, receiving a little more than $8 million through a partnership with ...

Buzz of the Crowd: Football needs a big win

State Hornet Staff

October 10, 2012

A full football season is like a game of Jenga; you pile up wins, but one wrong move and it all comes tumbling down.Take the University of Florida last season, for example. After the Gators won their first four games and were ranked No. 12 in the nation, they ended the season with a 6-6 record and did no...

Football prepares for opener in New Mexico

Action of the Hornets' Fall 2012 preseason scrimmage. 

State Hornet Staff

August 29, 2012

Fans were able to get their first glimpse of the 2012 Sacramento State football team on Aug. 18 as the Hornets held their annual Green and Gold Scrimmage. The scrimmage was a part of “Bee a Hornet,” an event allowing kids a close look at college football.After the scrimmage, kids participated in ...

Kickers set goal for new kicking unit

Edward Ruhnke
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bayville, NJ
Previous college: Moorpark Junior College
Last season statistics: 12-15 field goals, 63 total points

Joe Davis

August 29, 2012

Sometimes the butt of jokes and often overlooked, the kicker position is a hot topic surrounding the Sacramento State Hornet football team heading into the 2012 season. After last year’s woeful performance in the kicking game, nobody is laughing now. In 2011, redshirt freshman Jason Diniz was thru...

Preseason scrimmage showcases talent for Hornet football

Football graphic

State Hornet Staff

August 19, 2012

Fans were able to get their first glimpse of the 2012 Sacramento State football team as the Hornets held their annual Green and Gold Scrimmage on Aug. 18.The scrimmage was part of the “Bee a Hornet” event, which allows kids and families an up close look at college football.After the scrimmage, kids of...

Biodiesel project contributes to campus going green

Alex Slavas

February 15, 2012

Sacramento State mechanical  engineering students are working toward their goal of promoting sustainability on campus with a senior project that will convert waste oil from campus kitchens into biodiesel fuel. Seniors Lydia Palma, Adi Prieto, Borannie Buth and Manmeet Minhas said they felt the urge to fi...

Clean tech showcase paves green path

Colin McAteer

October 26, 2011

The possibility of a greener and more environmental friendly planet through technology was showcased at the University Union on Monday hosted by the Sacramento Area Regional Technology Alliance. "SARTA has been in existence for nine years now," said Gary Simon, CleanStart chairman. "Its whole mission is ...

Upgrade for paperless e-learning environment

Poul Larsen

October 5, 2011

The future of e-learning on campus is going back to the Blackboard. SacCT, the online learning management system for more than five years at Sacramento State, is upgrading to Blackboard's new Learn 9.1 within the next year, said Larry Gilbert, the university's chief information officer. More than 2,2...

Green Team proposes farmers market for campus

Poul Larsen

September 28, 2011

A Sac State student-led initiative is cultivating a farmers market just in time for harvest season. The Associated Students, Inc. Green Team, a coalition focused on providing a student voice for sustainability on campus, presented their proposal for the market at the Sept. 16 Campus Sustainability Steering Commi...

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