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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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Students should be taking advantage of Obamacare

State Hornet Staff

November 6, 2013

Student Health and Counseling Services at Sacramento State are covered in your tuition and despite limited coverage, does benefit the student population. The service offers care for things like minor injuries, coughs and sexually transmitted diseases. While college students are at relatively low risk for...

Grand Old Party not so grand anymore

Jaime Carrillo

October 22, 2013

Even as a guy who doesn’t like parties, I get melancholy when one ends. Sen. John McCain probably gets the same feeling, considering his own party is slowly collapsing into itself. Because of the government shutdown McCain’s party so effectively orchestrated, the GOP has the lowest approval rating si...

Female presence needed in the White House and more

U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wave to spectators and supporters on Pennsylvania Ave.near the White House in Washington, D.C., during the Inauguration Parade for Obama's second term, Monday, January 21, 2013. (Chuck Myers/MCT)

Christine Ebalo

January 30, 2013

Female voters helped President Barack Obama secure a second term in the White House, but Obama’s nominations to his Cabinet indicate women still do not have a place in the president’s inner circle. The Obama campaign championed women’s rights; however, Obama has been handing one plum job assignment aft...

EDITORIAL: Use your votes; raise your voice

State Hornet Staff

November 28, 2012

During this election cycle, there was a question whether the youth vote in America would come out like they did in 2008 in support of Obama. One of the main reasons Obama came out on top was because of the huge push he got from people aged 18 - 29. Obama garnered 66 percent of the youth vote, while ...

EDITORIAL: Change is inevitable, not instant

State Hornet Staff

November 14, 2012

Now that Florida has finally finished counting votes and the 2012 election cycle is over, people can relax and watch TV without having to witness another ad for a politician or a proposition. The pundits will continue to argue and give their thoughts, but it’s all over. Both Obama and Romney called for c...

All voters should be included

Samantha Gallegos

October 3, 2012

Public figures should be conscious that critical eyes are watching them at all times. Mitt Romney has proven to be oblivious of this fact. The Romney campaign has been filled with gaffes since its birth. Romney previously claimed the poor have a “safety net,” and it’s not his job to care about...

Obama administration’s climate change workshop focuses on protecting wildlife

Gerry Barnhart lectures Tuesday at the National Fish, Wildlife
and Plants Climate Adaption Strategy Workshop.

Mari Del Angel

February 1, 2012

The Department of Fish and Game co-hosted the first of five national public information workshops on the Obama administration's draft on climate change at CSUS in Modoc Hall on Tuesday, where more than 30 climate experts attended. Gerry Barnhart, National Adaptation Strategy Coordinator, said four mor...

GOP choices offer US little improvement

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, left, and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt
Romney, right, shake hands at a debate. They are the two
front-runners for the Republican Party.

Artie Valenzuela

October 12, 2011

President Barack Obama is now sleeping with one eye open and a little notebook for ideas on his nightstand. America's economy has gone from bad to worse over the years and the election is a little more than a year away. So, now that we have a chance to consider someone else as our next president, wh...

What should we expect from the 2012 presidential race?

Kelly Walters

June 1, 2011

There is nothing more exciting to a political junkie than the beginning of a presidential campaign season. President Barack Obama has already announced he will seek a second term in office and started attending fundraisers to build up his campaign coffers. Obama's second bid for the White House will mos...