The State Hornet

Lester Holt selected by CSU Board of Trustees to receive award, speak at ceremony

Jonathan Ayestas

May 1, 2015

The California State University Board of Trustees have selected Sacramento State alumnus Lester Holt to receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters on May 23. Holt will also speak at the commencement ceremony. Jaccie Irwin, professor in the Communication Studies Department, has been lobbying for Holt t...

Missing Sacramento State student found deceased, lack of tip information

Jonathan Ayestas

April 14, 2015

Robert Ziroyan, a Sacramento State student missing since April 2, was found deceased in Solano County on Sunday, according to a press release by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department. Ziroyan, 30, was reported to Sacramento County on April 3 as a voluntary missing person by his brother. The S...

Student government honors President Gonzalez

Jonathan Ayestas

April 8, 2015

Members of Associated Students Inc. recognized President Alexander Gonzalez's 12 years of service as campus president with a ceremonial mention before commencing their weekly board meeting in the Foothill Suite at Sacramento State. Lauren Lombardo, ASI president at Sac State, presented Gonzale...

California State University announces new president for Sac State

Jonathan Ayestas

March 25, 2015

The California State University Board of Trustees announced Robert Nelsen as Sacramento State's new campus president. Nelsen was formerly president of the University of Texas-Pan American in Edinburg, Texas. He will begin his term in June as the eighth president of Sac State. “Sacramento Sta...

Cars collide head-on by Mendocino Hall

Two cars collide head on between Mendocino Hall and Parking Lot ll. Police regulated traffic before freeing up the road by moving the cars off the street.

Jonathan Ayestas

March 19, 2015

Sacramento State Police responded to a collision between Parking Lot ll and Mendocino Hall at 10:05 a.m. at Sac State. Sergeant Matt Kroner called the accident a "moderate collision". "A major collision would if the vehicles were just totaled," said Kroner. "Moderate would be front end damage e...

President Alexander Gonzalez appoints Bill Macriss as athletic director

Christine Kittle

March 9, 2015

Bill Macriss, the interim director of athletics at Sacramento State since July, was appointed by Sac State President Alexander Gonzalez as athletic director Monday.Macriss started at Sac State in 1996 as a media relations director and began serving as interim athletics director July 1, 2014.Gonzalez...

Power outage causes library elevators to be temporarily shut down

Ashley Lyons

March 8, 2015

Sacramento State's library elevators were shut down Sunday morning as a result of a steam leak from a power outage Saturday evening.Daryn Ockey, director of Facility Operations, explained how facility management handled the situation.“We had a power outage in the library due to a steam leak last night," O...

Sac State Police arrest suspicious person with warrant walking through traffic

Brandie Maguire

March 6, 2015

Sacramento State Police Department took a woman into custody after she was spotted walking through traffic near 65th Street at around 6:14 p.m. Thursday and found to have a warrant for her arrest.Adrienne Bedrosian, whom Sac State PD considered suspicious, was booked into the Sacramento County Main J...

Rainbow Alliance to become more inclusive at Sac State

David Phan

March 6, 2015

The Queer Straight Alliance Club at Sacramento State changed its name to Rainbow Alliance this semester as part of a plan to restart after inactivity and conflicts between officers.Program Coordinator for the Pride Center Chris Kent, 27, a history graduate student who has been managing student employ...

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