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Professor emeritus passes away after long fight with cancer

Erika Bradley

October 2, 2014

Professor emeritus of communication studies, Tom Knutson, passed away Tuesday night at the age of 71 of pancreatic cancer.Knutson administered a program at Sacramento State that allowed graduate students the opportunity to teach English in Thailand for a year at Chitralada Royal Palace School. He wa...

Women’s basketball assistant coach moves from Harvard to the hardwood

State Hornet Staff

February 12, 2014

It is safe to say that Sacramento State women’s basketball assistant coach Derrick Florence more than understands what it means to persevere.Florence was born and raised by a single mother in Compton, Calif., a city that has made a name for itself as a gang haven, riddled with drug issues and police corr...