The State Hornet

Protesters on campus drag CSU East Bay into workers’ rights investigation

Zack Jordan

November 1, 2014

Protesters from the Northern California Carpenters Association (NCCA) local Union 46 were passing out flyers at Sacramento State describing a supposed government investigation against Sundt Construction. The protesters have been seen in front of the school on J Street and recently in front of ...

Faculty Association reaches tentative agreement after a year past deadline

Matthew Malone

October 30, 2014

After nearly a year of negotiations and protests, the California Faculty Association and CSU system have announced a tentative contract agreement that would give raises to all CFA-represented employees, as well as targeted raises and workload reductions for some faculty.The two groups announced the ...

Student fees run services on campus

Jacob Abbott

October 15, 2014

Sacramento State students paying to attend fall classes, experienced a slight increase in mandatory campus-based fees for the 2014-15 academic school year. In 2011, the CSU network established a system-wide tuition fee of $5,472 per year for undergraduates enrolling in more than six units eac...

CFA reaches 100 days of crumbling negotiations with CSU

Matthew Malone

October 15, 2014

The Sacramento State chapter of the California Faculty Association marked last week the 100th day since its previous contract with the CSU system expired with a table in the Library Quad.The Oct. 8 event was part of a series of marches, pickets and informational booths at l13 of the 23 CSU campuses....

Brown denies CSU, UC $50 mill

Matthew Malone

October 8, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a proposal on Sept. 27 to give the CSU and UC systems $50 million each in additional funds.The funding was part of a trigger mechanism in the 2014-15 state budget and would have become available if property tax revenue exceeded budget estimates.In his veto message, Brown said inve...

$50 million student success initiative will address bottleneck courses, graduation rates

Jonathan Ayestas

March 8, 2014

California State University Chancellor Timothy White is planning to commit $50 million to provide services for the 23 campuses that have been neglected or suffered cuts from the past years following the recession to improve graduation rates and retention rates. White said the funding will go tow...

Anti-tobacco group looks to speed up the process for a smoke-free campus

Kathleen Pizzo

November 15, 2013

Since forming in September, the student-led organization Hornets for a Healthy Hive has progressed in its goal of making Sacramento State the first California State University tobacco-free campus.What was initially a project for a communication studies class, has turned into a large campaign to protect student health, and has a...