The State Hornet

Kids are growing up too fast

Kids are growing up too fast

Renee C. Byer

October 26, 2015

Brandon Gonzales, 12, has been using a cell phone since he was 10. Almost all of his friends have cell phones, too. His mom, Elizabeth Gonzales, likes knowing that he can call home at any time. "It gives me peace of mind," she said. Kids ages 9 to 12 are the fastest-growing cell phone market. (Rene...

Students uninformed about campus evacuation plans

Students uninformed about campus evacuation plans

Randall Benton- McClatchy Tribun

September 24, 2014

On Sept. 11, the smell of smoke and fire penetrated the air behind the University Union. All that could be made out amongst the cloudy light grey sky were tiny lights of three fire trucks racing to quickly extinguish a fire at the levee.This was not the first incident this semester. Four fire alarms have ...

Ethnic study courses inspire students to open their minds

Ethnic study courses inspire students to open their minds

McClatchy Tribune

May 14, 2014

In a state where Latinos make up the majority, one would think California’s educational system would reflect that. According to the California Department of Education, Latinos in 2012/2013 made up 52.7 percent of students in the state.However, with the majority of students in California being Latin...

Immigration

Photo courtesy of McClatchy Tribune

April 23, 2013

S.W.E.R (Student Working for Equal Rights) supporter, Cynthia Vizcardo, right, speaks with undocumented brothers, Francis and Jorge Tume, both students at Miami Dade College and Dreamers wanting to apply for deferred action, Wednesday, August 15, 2012, in Miami, Florida, as Wednesday marks the first day t...

Election Day

LAURA A. ODA

February 13, 2013

Gov. Jerry Brown, from left, talks to the media and thanks the supporters of Proposition 30 Trish Gorham, president of the Oakland Education Association, and Relena Ellis, executive board member of the Oakland Education Association, after casting his ballot at his precinct at Oakland Fire Station 6 in Oaklan...

Prop. 30 Passes, tuition refund on the way?

Prop. 30 Passes, tuition refund on the way?

Courtesy of Randy Pench - McClatchy Tribune

November 13, 2012

Sacramento State students will be spared a spring fee increase with the passage of Gov. Jerry Brown’s Proposition 30. About 54 percent of California voters voted to approve the ballot measure that would bring in additional funding to K-12, California State University and University of California sys...

Kids using cell phones

Kids using cell phones

McClatchy

April 10, 2012

Brandon Gonzales, 12, has been using a cell phone since he was 10. Almost all of his friends have cell phones, too. His mom, Elizabeth Gonzales, likes knowing that he can call home at any time. "It gives me peace of mind," she said. Kids ages 9 to 12 are the fastest-growing cell phone market. (Renee C...

Proposition 8 overturned – San Fransisco

Courtesy of McClatchy Tribune

February 15, 2012

The LGBT community came out to celebrate after U.S. District Justice Vaughn Walker overturned California's same-sex marriage ban on August 4, 2010, known as Proposition 8, ruling it an unconstitutional double-standard. This landmark case will eventually go to the Supreme Court. Photo by Juan Carlos/ABACAUSA...

Medicine is not a solution to all of our problems

Medicine is not a solution to all of our problems

Dante Frattini

November 30, 2010

Dante Frattini Americans are stereotypically lazy, obese NASCAR fans. No matter how true that may be, health is still a major focus for millions of people in the United States. Gyms, nutrition stores and Bowflex commercials are almost as prevalent as Taco Bells and Men's Big and Tall stores. Have you e...

Real Halloween spooks and scary attractions

Real Halloween spooks and scary attractions

Tzahuiztil Sanchez

October 25, 2010

Real, Local Spooks Dyer Lane: Located off Watt Avenue and Tan Woods Road is the first haunted location, Dyer Lane. According to the Sacramento Press, Dyer Lane has been a place of horror since the 1930s when it served as a place of possible lynching for the Ku Klux Klan. Since, then it has been the scene of...

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