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Faculty Senate approves revisions, stagnant on CBA amendment and impactions issues

State Hornet Staff

December 9, 2014

The Faculty Senate approved revisions to the General Education/Graduation Requirements Policies Committee’s standing rules and discussed supplemental admissions criteria and impacted programs on Thursday in the Foothill Suite at Sacramento State.The revision to Charge E of the committee's standing r...

Ed Mills selected as new vice president for Student Affairs

Gregory Allen

December 5, 2014

Edward Mills has been selected as the new vice president of Sacramento State's Student Affairs department.The former vice president for enrollment, Dr. Mills has been serving at Sac State since 2007. He said he was honored to be selected by President Gonzalez."This is the position that I've been working...

Oil severance tax passes Senate committee

State Hornet Staff

May 13, 2014

An oil severance tax that would generate $1 billion towards education was passed by the California Governance and Finance committee May 9.The bill, authored by Sen. Noreen Evans, would impose a 9.5 percent fee for each barrel of oil and generate $2 billion to be split in half between higher education,...

Native American students keep traditions alive while promoting higher education

State Hornet Staff

April 23, 2014

 Social science major Deserea Langley is one of many Native American students who have struggled to maintain  native identity after leaving their reservation to attend Sacramento State. She is a part of the Paiute Shoshone tribe from Susanville Indian Rancheria, a reservation located in Lassen Count...

Brown Issues outreach to struggling high school students

Brown Issues outreach to struggling high school students

State Hornet Staff

April 17, 2014

 The community and student organization Brown Issues at Sacramento State is helping prevent local Hispanic high school students from becoming another high school dropout statistic by providing outreach programs.The majority of Brown Issues members have struggled to get to college because of obstacles like h...

More funding for graduation rates could mean less quality education

More funding for graduation rates could mean less quality education

State Hornet Staff

March 11, 2014

With the California State University still recovering from more than $1 billion in budget cuts since 2007, the evolution of a proper funding model is being considered by California policymakers and higher education officials.Currently Sacramento State is awarded funding based on the amount of students e...

California State Student Association hosts student meetings with legislators

California State Student Association hosts student meetings with legislators

State Hornet Staff

March 11, 2014

Students from all 23 California State University campuses attended the California Higher Education Student Summit this past weekend to meet with state legislators at the State Capitol and advocate in support of higher education.For the past 19 years, the California State Student Association has host...

Sacramento State Lobby Corps set to advocate for higher education funding

Sacramento State Lobby Corps set to advocate for higher education funding

Cailin Jessup

March 7, 2014

Sacramento State’s Student Lobby Corps is preparing for the annual California Higher Education Student Summit beginning on March 8, in which student advocates from every California State University campus gather in the State Capitol to lobby for issues that affect them.The California Higher Education...

Renaissance Society keeps education as high priority

Kayla Oliverio

April 2, 2013

Age is nothing but a number to the members of the Renaissance Society. This large group of senior citizens at Sacramento State are on campus to continue its lifelong quest for education through classes and seminars every Friday that run throughout the school year. The society is made up of mostly retired Sa...

EDITORIAL: Republican candidates’ positions on higher education

EDITORIAL: Republican candidates’ positions on higher education

Editorial staff

March 28, 2012

The GOP primaries are in full swing and the four Republican candidates are scrambling for support. Perhaps most important to the university community is how each of these candidates plans to address education upon entering office. While The State Hornet is not endorsing any candidates in the Republican...

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