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Former student government president shares campus experience at Sac State

Christine Kittle

March 24, 2015

Many students come to college and have minimal involvement on campus outside of their academics.Nielsen Gabriel is not one of those students.Gabriel joined Associated Students Inc. his freshman year as a committee member, then ran for the director of natural sciences and mathematics. He was elected an...

New Associated Students Inc. president aims to increase student services on campus

State Hornet Staff

May 14, 2014

Associated Students Inc. President-elect Lauren Lombardo’s main focus is not to change the university’s identity but to improve on its strength through student resources.With 40 percent of Sacramento State’s student population transferring community college and 94 percent living off campus, Lo...

Students planning to boycott student government election

State Hornet Staff

April 22, 2014

Students concerned over the lack of candidates in the Associated Students Inc. election posted signs Monday, asking their peers to boycott the election as a method to invalidate the results.According to ASI bylaws, at least 5 percent of the membership body, or 1,385 students, must vote for an official ...

Students, faculty discuss difficult situations at annual Spring Convocation

Faculty were invited to sit in and facilitate the table discussion at the Spring Convocation on Monday in the University Union.

State Hornet Staff

April 8, 2014

As a Filipino-American, Associated Students Inc. President Nielsen Gabriel said he has faced typical Asian stereotypes, including being a math whiz and science genius.But as a sophomore, Gabriel questioned the validity of racial stereotypes after encountering a group of people who he met for the first...

Student government candidates remain uncontested

State Hornet Staff

April 8, 2014

Alongside the many faces of Associated Student Inc.’s latest campaign signs was a chalk-written message etched onto the quad’s pavement urging passersby to get involved.An unidentified person wrote “many of them are unopposed. Why CSUS?” The reaction is to the March 19 release of the ASI candidate...

ASI election candidates remain mostly unopposed

State Hornet Staff

April 2, 2014

With student elections around the corner, Sacramento State’s Associated Students Inc. Board of Directors is preparing for its final month in office by encouraging more student involvement.Candidates were announced March 19 and it was revealed most positions will be unopposed.Despite the lack of peop...

Sacramento State remains without arena despite recent initiatives

The Nest was built in 1955 and has a seating capacity of 1,200.

State Hornet Staff

March 19, 2014

A decade after Sacramento State students voted for a new event center that would have served as a spot for concerts, recreational activities and graduation commencement ceremonies, the arena has yet to be built.In April 2004, an Associated Students Inc. referendum measure proposed the construction of one stru...

Associated Students Inc. strategic priorities includes promoting campus community

Cesar Alexander

October 30, 2013

Sacramento State’s Associated Students Inc. will present its strategic priorities for 2013-2014 that includes student government awareness and promoting a campus community at the Faculty Senate meeting Thursday.The strategic plan is put together every year in an effort to focus the organization’s energy and ...

Students weigh in on idea of expanded library hours

Kathleen Pizzo

October 23, 2013

The Sacramento State Library is open until 11 p.m. on weekdays, but some students feel they could utilize its services after the current closing time.Hannah Lifson, a 21-year-old communication studies major, said she is in the library five days a week and prefers it to other study areas such as the 24-h...

Student organizations represent interests across Cal State

Matthew Urner

October 16, 2013

Sacramento State student and California State Student Association President Sarah Couch is familiar with the various levels of student representation.Couch was active in Associated Students Inc. for five years, worked her way up to CSSA Chief of Staff and now represents the 430,000 students spread a...

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