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Sac State president announces no campus closure despite Sacramento coronavirus patient

Sac State President Robert Nelsen talks about AB 1460 to members of the Faculty Senate and demonstrators in the Green & Gold Room in Sac State's University Union Thursday, Feb. 27. Nelsen announced on Friday that Sac State will remain open and classes will continue to be in session despite confirmed Sacramento coronavirus case.

Chris Wong and Mercy Sosa

February 29, 2020

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen announced in a SacSend email Friday morning that classes will continue despite the confirmed case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, being treated at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. Nelsen said that no one at Sac State has tested positive for the virus. RE...

Capital Report: McCain Defense Authorization Act signed and Obama endorses in California

Trump signs the John S. McCain Defense Authorization Act  in Fort Drum, New York.

Cory Jaynes, news editor

August 15, 2018

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Updated plumbing on campus promotes water conservation

State Hornet Staff

March 11, 2014

A government grant is partially funding Sacramento State’s toilet renovation to help the campus reduce water usage by 20 percent.Facility Operations Director Daryn Ockey said a grant from Proposition 50, which provides money for public water systems, is giving $150 per fixture to help Sac State’s ...

Sacramento State collaborates with DA in the campaign against domestic violence

State Hornet Staff

March 11, 2014

A Sacramento State partnership with the Sacramento County District Attorney is providing community support against domestic violence while opening educational opportunities for students and faculty.In November 2012, District Attorney Jan Scully organized a two-day meeting with more than 130 agencies repre...

Three units eliminated from Area D for General Education

Ashley Hurtado

March 11, 2014

Sacramento State’s General Education Office announced on Feb. 20 the campus has reduced GE requirements for fall 2014 from 51 to 48 by eliminating one course from Area D: Individual and Society.Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies Sheree Meyer said in the revised GE pattern, students will have m...

Competitive Robotics club members battle it out at the Engineering Expo

State Hornet Staff

March 11, 2014

Minutes before a tournament began, Sacramento State Competitive Robotics members can be seen preparing robots by tightening screws, examining movements of motors or testing communication between robot and remote controller.The Engineering Expo Sunday featured eight 1-pound robots that were deployed i...

Rain finally comes to Sacramento

Andrew Paunon

January 29, 2014

Sacramento has received rain after setting a record of 52 consecutive days without precipitation.The previous record of 46 days was set in 1884, according to Mark Finan, chief meteorologist at KCRA.“The streak is noteworthy and historic,” Finan said. “But just because the streak is over does no...

Sacramento State’s new budget raises concerns over prioritization, faculty hiring

Sacramento State's new budget raises concerns over prioritization, faculty hiring

Imran Majid

September 11, 2013

The slight discrepancy between the faculty-recommended budget proposal in March and the budget approved by Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez in May, has some people raising questions regarding budget prioritization, faculty hiring and student success.While Gonzalez approved an 8 percent b...

Consume news in moderation

Shanel Royal

May 8, 2013

The news keeps you informed on what is happening in the world. It can also help you make important decisions as to who to vote for and whether or not to support a cause. The more information you consume, the more knowledgeable you are. Some people feel the news is irrelevant and avoiding it at all cos...

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...