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New select jobs help students give back

Priya McCluskey

February 3, 2015

Finding a job during or after college can be daunting and stressful. Students may look for work in their field with internships, through the university, or they may seek outside help to find something that fits their needs.Many students have a hard time securing a job within their degree when they f...

Sacramento State community partnerships power local, state economies as students benefit from experiences

State Hornet Staff

May 7, 2014

With annual spending exceeding $607 million annually, Sacramento State remains a major contributor to local and state revenue, with an impact of $1 billion on California’s economy.“Sac State has a tremendous reputation as well as presence in the community,” said Sanjay Varshney, dean of the College of...

Construction Management looks to diversify by adding women

State Hornet Staff

March 12, 2014

With a 100 percent post-graduation job placement rate, the construction management program on campus has proven to be one of the most successful departments at Sacramento State, but is looking to diversify by inviting more women to join.Construction Management Chair Mikael Anderson said there is a place fo...

Students overwork in jobs but manage to make school a priority

State Hornet Staff

March 1, 2014

Academic advising recommend students to avoid long work hours to stay focus in school but some Sacramento State students find themselves overworking with more than one job aside from being in school full-time. Sac State academic advising recommends students devote two to three hours of studying per uni...

Students explore opportunities at career fair

State Hornet Staff

February 20, 2014

Sacramento State students prepared with resumes and dressed in their best business attire to impress the several company recruiters offering jobs and internships at the career fair on Wednesday.With the future ahead, many students meet the decision to choose a career path as the next step after college.Inte...

Winter break is great, unless you work retail

State Hornet Staff

December 11, 2013

Christmas time is finally here and us college students are looking forward to graduation, celebrating the holidays with the family and a five week break to recover from the semester and prepare for the next. Unless, of course, you work in retail. Working retail over the break is something people look fo...

Criminal Justice Convocation provides opportunities for students

Katherine Irwin, keynote speaker and professor of sociology at the University of Hawaii, speaks about her father's time in the prison system.

Daisy Aguilar

October 17, 2013

Sacramento State hosted the second annual Criminal Justice Convocation in the University Union ballroom, Tuesday afternoon.More than 200 hundred criminal justice students attended, ready to hear about contemporary justice issues and opportunities in the field.“The reason we put this convocation together for...

Raising CA minimum wage just makes economic sense

Jaime Carrillo

September 24, 2013

Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to increase the minimum wage in California to $10 an hour by 2016 is long overdue, despite accusations of doing such a thing will be a “job killer.”On Sept. 15, Assembly Bill 10  swept through the Democrat-controlled California Senate and Assembly. Gov. Brown plans to s...

Kutcher saves ‘Jobs’ from being completely unlikable

Janice Daniels

August 21, 2013

After watching “Jobs,” directed by Joshua Michael Stern, all there is to think about is why Steve Jobs was such a big, dorky jerk.As inspiring as the film was, it lacked to provide insight from Jobs’ perspective as he continued to do things like fire people who supported him, or kick a girlfrien...

EDITORIAL: STEM degrees are beneficial for the nation

EDITORIAL: STEM degrees are beneficial for the nation

State Hornet Staff

May 15, 2013

Without scientific research, we would still believe the Earth is flat, the center of the universe and only 6,000 years old. Doctors would not sterilize their hands between handling corpses and performing surgery.The number of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) degrees are not at ...

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