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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...

Football signs 29 out of high school on National Signing Day

Mike McGough

February 7, 2015

Sacramento State’s football team signed 29 athletes Wednesday, all from California high schools, who will join the Hornets in 2015.Known as National Signing Day, the first Wednesday of February marks the first day high school seniors across the country are allowed to submit binding letters of intent...

Sac State offers real college experience

Marisa Hildebrand

November 19, 2014

Sacramento State’s motto “Do the unexpected” seems more relevant than ever in a state that pits college against college in an attempt to be the best.This reporter knows first-hand the slanted remarks made about the CSU system and the constant comparison there is to a UC.I live in Davis and I am ...

ILLUSTRATION: Daydreaming student

State Hornet Staff

October 22, 2013

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No love in college

Kaitlin Sansenbach

September 24, 2013

College is a time of self-discovery and the last chance to be selfish before embarking on a lifelong journey devoted to a career, family, stability and responsibility.Don’t get confused, this isn’t to say people shouldn’t have relationships in college. A college student just isn’t necessarily gonna ...

Sac State teaching credential program sees large number of graduates become coaches

Sac State teaching credential program sees large number of graduates become coaches

Joe Davis

December 5, 2012

Greatness does not always have to be an innate quality. In the right environment, greatness is a trait that can be learned. Top-notch coaches and athletes can oftentimes be traced back to a particular lineage. In the NFL, former 49ers head coach Bill Walsh’s coaching tree includes Mike Holmgren, Mike ...

Men’s basketball star point guard attempts to avoid sophomore slump

Men’s basketball star point guard attempts to avoid sophomore slump

Joe Davis

October 30, 2012

How will Sacramento State men’s basketball point guard and 2011 Big Sky Conference Freshman Player of the Year Dylan Garrity avoid a sophomore slump? Garrity will get it done with hard work and a lack of awareness. “I had actually never heard of it until the end of last season,” Garrity said. “I guess th...

Recruiting process brings scholarship opportunities

Joe Davis

October 9, 2012

To the novice fan, building a powerhouse football program may seem simple. The thought is recruiters need to go out and get the best players in the country, hand out a scholarship and bang, Sacramento State national championships will come rolling in. The truth is, it is not that easy. There are many factors...

Water polo program absent as school neglects current pool

State Hornet Staff

September 18, 2012

When Sacramento State students think of the aquatics program, they often picture the rowing team floating down the American river in perfect unison or the fun summer days spent at the university’s aquatic center at Lake Natomas; popular water sports such as swimming, diving and water polo are widely ...

Volleyball teammates aid each other in team’s season success

State Hornet Staff

September 18, 2012

Jessie Genger and Kayla Beal are two of the Sacramento State women’s volleyball team leaders that are enjoying every minute of their time on the court, but they look forward to a bright future off the court. Both players have been major contributors to the team early in the season, but they have taken v...

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