The State Hornet

Senate Dems announce comprehensive bill aimed to improve higher ed costs

Zack Jordan

December 8, 2014

Senate Democrats announced on Tuesday a comprehensive bill known as SB15, which aims to improve access to higher education, providing help for students to afford college and finish their degrees. The bill is said to give access to an increased enrollment of 5,000 at Universities of California ...

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 Clery Report shows one reported forcible sexual assault case on campus in 2013, with no forcible incid...

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, created by Senator Kevin de Leon, is geared toward reducing sexual assault allegations on college campuses that ...