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...

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...

Start your day with a protein-rich breakfast

Start your day with a protein-rich breakfast

McClatchy Tribune

September 18, 2012

Feeling hungry and thinking about food can be very distracting when you’re trying to concentrate in class. According to a study by the University of Kansas Medical Center, skipping breakfast increases brain activity associated with hunger and cravings prior to lunchtime. Eating a breakfast high in prote...

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...

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...

Security measures are too much

Security measures are too much

Mike Stocker

November 2, 2010

The security the government provides is an illusion. Yassir Afifi, a student in Santa Clara, lived in Egypt from 2002 to 2008. His father, Aladdin Afifi, was president of the Muslim Community Association in America until his death last year. Yassir Afifi knows that he has been on an international watchlist...

Obama closes 2005 loophole in Title IX

Obama closes 2005 loophole in Title IX

Miriam Arghandiwal

April 27, 2010

Vice President Joe Biden announced April 20 the Obama administration would overturn the 2005 revised interpretation to Title IX federal law, which was said to provide a loophole in the law. Title IX reads that no one shall be discriminated against due to gender and requires colleges and universities t...

Editorial: Americans need full disclosure

Editorial: Americans need full disclosure

State Hornet

May 12, 2009

Last month, President Barack Obama's administration released four George W. Bush-era CIA memos that gave legal justification for harsh interrogation practices. Since then, the public has been divided on the prospect of trying the individuals who perpetrated these acts as criminals. Obama and Attorney Gen...

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