The State Hornet

New science building presented to California Legislature

Science majors have been facing hardships due to the department being impacted.

State Hornet Staff

April 30, 2014

Sacramento State will be looking to add space for impacted science courses, but only if the California Legislatures approves construction of a new building.Biological Sciences Faculty Chair Jennifer Lundmark said classes in high demand, like biology and chemistry, almost always fill up during early regi...

Affirmative action programs reconsidered under new California amendment

Ilian Cervantes

February 19, 2014

California voters will reconsider affirmative action programs in higher education on the November ballot after a proposed amendment passed the Senate last month.Approved by 54.6 percent of California voters in 1996, Proposition 209 is an amendment to California’s Constitution that prohibits affirmati...

New bill passed by California Legislature may affect Cal Grant recipients

Matthew Urner

September 18, 2013

The California Legislature closed the legislative year Thursday after passing some monumental pieces of legislation for Cal Grant recipients, especially those recently disqualified. Assembly Bill 1287, authored by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva will make it easier for students to re-establish Cal Grant e...

Senate pushes for cheaper online textbook library

Sean Keister

January 25, 2012

Students statewide could soon save hundreds of dollars on textbooks if a senate proposal, creating a digital library of free textbooks, passes in California. Proposed by Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Calif, the project could save college students statewide hundreds of millions of dollars a...