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More student parking on campus is necessary

Tiffany Martel

October 17, 2015

With as many students as there are on the Sacramento State campus, one would assume there would be an appropriate number of parking spots. Especially during the start of the semester, students are scrambling and circling the parking lots just to find a spot, not even where they would want to p...

Sac State shouldn’t be building more dorms

Sac State shouldn't be building more dorms

Brittney Christ

September 28, 2015

Sac State is known as a commuter school. So why is a commuter school building more student housing?It was recently announced that Sacramento State was building another dorm to house more students. It is noticeable that we have more incoming students this semester, in addition to the fact that we are the third...

A voice for commuters everywhere

A voice for commuters everywhere

Devina Singh

September 13, 2015

Simply being a college student is exhausting enough. Having to commute everyday to school only multiplies our stress level, especially when we have to deal with parking, parking enforcement and people who are unable to efficiently park their vehicles between the two perfectly straight lines. Now, I...

Traffic is still problematic driving to Sac State

Cars on Folsom Blvd. are at a complete stop while waiting to get on campus on September 8, 2015

Zack Jordan

September 10, 2015

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New parking meters make downtown parking less of a nightmare

State Hornet Staff

March 5, 2014

The new year brought new parking meters that accept credit cards to certain areas in SacramentoThe new meters will bring attention to developing apps that will be available to help drivers find parking without having to drive around, helplessly looking for a spot.Meter apps will show which streets have...

Campus community discusses Master Plan at forum, offer suggestions

Campus community discusses Master Plan at forum, offer suggestions

Kathleen Pizzo

November 6, 2013

In an ongoing effort to build a better campus, Sacramento State held its second campus forum Oct. 30 on the Master Plan project.Put on by the Sacramento State’s Master Plan Task Force, the school has incorporated suggestions made by the campus community including students, faculty and staff.A.C. Martin, the ...

Sacramento State students drift towards parking structures, causing delays and congestion

Hundreds of cars  fill up in Lot 8 Monday morning.

Imran Majid

September 18, 2013

The Sacramento State Police Department met with University Transportation and Services Friday to discuss possible solutions to traffic congestion due to an “unprecedented number of cars.” Police Chief Mark Iwasa said numerous people are complaining about the long lines of traffic in the morning, lik...

First two weeks are hell for parking at Sac State

Kaitlin Sansenbach

September 17, 2013

Summer always seems too short for students at Sacramento State, making the first two weeks back the biggest hassle of the semester. Everything from buying books and solidifying financial aid, to dropping and adding classes is a headache. But what seems to be the biggest issue with the first two week...

Police respond to an extremely close parking incident in parking structure

Police respond to an extremely close parking incident in parking structure

Fabian Garcia

February 28, 2013

For some people, parking on campus may be more challenging than it should be. Sacramento State campus police responded to a parking lot complaint today in Parking Structure II. According to campus police, someone parked their car extremely close to a student's vehicle, preventing them from leaving their...

New UTAPS director seeks to serve Sac State community

Fabian Garcia

February 13, 2013

Sacramento State's University Transportation and Parking Services (UTAPS) office appointed Tony Lucas as the new senior director this semester to replace Nancy Fox, who retired after 35 years on the job. Lucas was the previous director of administrative services for the Sac State Police Department, ...

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