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Maya Soetoro-Ng searches for a modern peace

Maya Soetoro-Ng speaks at the conflict workshop at Sacramento State in the Union, Friday, Feb. 26.

State Hornet Staff

February 26, 2016

Maya Soetoro-Ng, half-sister of President Barack Obama, hosted a student workshop teaching peace and conflict resolution on Friday, Feb. 26.Soetoro-Ng and her organization, Ceeds of Peace, helped Sacramento State students learn how to advocate for peace in their own communities. The event also consiste...

Maya Soetoro-Ng speaks to campus

Brian Ratto

February 26, 2016

  Maya Soetoro-Ng gave a speech on peace and conflict resolution at Sacramento State's Harper Alumni Center on Thursday, Feb. 25. Soetoro-Ng, a professor of social sciences at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, said greater peace and understanding in the world can be achieved through th...

Nice guys, and presidents, always finish last

State Hornet Staff

February 6, 2014

While President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech on Jan. 28 may have been his most captivating one yet, my eyes and attention were fixated on House Speaker John Boehner.You’ve got to hand it to Boehner because he really stepped up his frenemies game. His overall distaste with the entire e...

Raising CA minimum wage just makes economic sense

Jaime Carrillo

September 24, 2013

Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to increase the minimum wage in California to $10 an hour by 2016 is long overdue, despite accusations of doing such a thing will be a “job killer.”On Sept. 15, Assembly Bill 10  swept through the Democrat-controlled California Senate and Assembly. Gov. Brown plans to s...

Knowing political insults before spewing them

Knowing political insults before spewing them

Jaime Carrillo

September 24, 2013

I won’t lecture you on how decide your political differences with your fellow man, you should do your best to get along. Despite my respect for the man, I am not Mister Rogers. However, you should at least get your insults right.As far as political insults go, President Barack Obama is the king of ...