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Undocumented students talk of struggle, search for solutions

Matthew Malone November 18, 2014

Sacramento State students and alumni and a high school student gathered in The Well to share their experiences with living undocumented in the U.S. as well as their ideas to help other students in the...

Academic Affairs receives $4.9 million boost

Matthew Malone October 15, 2014

Sacramento State president Alexander Gonzalez allocated in July $4.9 million in new funding for the university, sending the vast majority of it to Academic Affairs.The university funding increase comes...

Electorate widely uninformed at Sac State

Nataly Martinez Romero October 8, 2014

Elections are around the corner and students are challenged to stay politically informed along with their academics.According to Public Policy Institute of California, young voters between the age of 18...

Brown denies CSU, UC $50 mill

Matthew Malone October 8, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a proposal on Sept. 27 to give the CSU and UC systems $50 million each in additional funds.The funding was part of a trigger mechanism in the 2014-15 state budget and would have...

Sexual assault down from 2012

Kellie McCown October 8, 2014

While sexual assault on California colleges and universities has been on the rise, Sacramento State has seen a significant drop in reported sexual assault cases on campus since 2012.The mandated annual...

SB 270 will ban single-use plastic bags in California

State Hornet September 18, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown says that he “probably will” sign Senate Bill 270, the proposed ban on single-use plastic bags. With the amount of plastic bags adding waste to the environment, signing this bill is...

CSSA meeting seeks action

Jake Abbott September 11, 2014

On Friday, the California State Student Association began three days of meetings at CSU Fullerton for executive board members and student representatives to discuss the policy agenda, state budget,...

Brown and Kashkari challenge each other in Gubernatorial Debate

State Hornet Staff September 10, 2014

Neel Kashkari made his presence known as a candidate for governor of California after incumbent Jerry Brown accepted his proposal for a one-hour debate.Reporters from the Los Angeles Times, Telemundo 52...

Dog days of summer

Alexis Atwood September 10, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown recently passed a bill that would allow dogs into restaurants. Granted, dogs can only be in the outside sections of restaurants and would not be allowed in if it has a history of attacking...

Redefining consent will lead to changes in sexual assault charges

State Hornet September 3, 2014

The “Yes Means Yes” bill has passed, redefining when sexual consent was given from an “affirmative consent” standpoint, which breaks down how to more clearly articulate sexual assault.The bill,...

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