The State Hornet

New library dean has sights set on improvement

David Phan

April 1, 2015

After becoming the new dean of the Sacramento State University Library on March 2, Amy Kautzman has set eyes on receiving funds for a new library.“We are coming from a period of little to no money,” said Kautzman. “We’re trying to build services that support students. We’re moving from a 19th ...

Faculty Senate delays discussion on new change of major policy

Cailin Jessup

February 5, 2014

Sacramento State’s Faculty Senate delayed discussion last week on a resolution to change to the timely declaration of major policy.It will await further input from new provost Frederika Harmsen and senate committees before establishing President Alexander Gonzalez’s request for a new fifth semester...

Committee wants to end commuter school brand

Kathleen Pizzo

October 30, 2013

Despite being involved in a wide variety of campus programs, Ishmael Pruitt said Sacramento State is commonly referred to as a commuter campus for a reason.Pruitt, a 21-year-old criminal justice major, said although he has seen improvement since he stepped onto campus in 2010, the overall participation...

Engineering professor earns prestigious annual award

Kaitlin Bane

October 30, 2013

“Do you want to be an engineer?”Sue Holl asks this question to mechanical engineering student Jonathan Felton during a mandatory freshman advising meeting.As Felton shakes his head yes, Holl types up a schedule of every class he needs to take each semester for the next four years in order to graduat...