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Sac State celebrates transgender community with weeklong events

The PRIDE Center and Women's Resource Center will host the 2016 Transgender Awareness Week on campus from Nov. 14 to 20.
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Marissa Murcko

November 16, 2016

Sacramento State will host this year’s Transgender Awareness Week from Nov. 14 to 20 with various events like panel discussions and group meditations throughout the campus. The weeklong event will be hosted by the PRIDE Center and the Women’s Resource Center. On the event’s schedule, the...

PRIDE Center hosts queer picnic on Library Quad to celebrate Pride Week

Marvin Davis

April 8, 2016

On April 7 at 12 p.m. on the Library Quad, the PRIDE Center held a picnic open to all in celebration of Pride Week and LGBT students. The PRIDE Center, the Student Health Center and the Lavender Library all held booths at the picnic. They were each there in support of Pride Week while also gi...

Students open up with filmmaker and one of The New Jersey 4

The cast answers questions about the documentary,

Anna Agundez

March 30, 2016

The Women's Studies Department along with the PRIDE Center and many other departments hosted the screening of the documentary "Out In The Night" on Tuesday. The documentary explains in-depth the injustice suffered by a group of African-American lesbian women who were sexually harassed and assaulted ...

Discussion sparks an open dialogue from students

Donovan McKinley, senior FACS major with concentration in family studies, participates in the

Monica Dattage

February 25, 2016

The Pride Center hosted an event Wednesday afternoon titled, "You're Cute for a Black Guy." The goal of the event was to start a conversation about how race can, and often does, play a part in romantic relationships. Topics covered included what it means to be a person of color in today's dating culture, and ...

Pride Center welcomes all students

Monica Velez

March 18, 2015

Walking into the gender-neutral bathroom at Sacramento State, located in the PRIDE Center in the University Union, can be an unexpected experience. No other mirror will ever present itself as clear as the one above that particular sink.“Warning! Reflection in this mirror may be distorted by socially c...

More Than Marriage event highlights ongoing LGBTQ struggles

David Phan

March 11, 2015

The PRIDE Center went over facts about the LGBTQ youth population other than marriage inequality in the Multicultural Center with its More Than Marriage program, revealing gaps in healthcare, employment equality, social justice and housing.Participants included students from the Leadership Initiative ...

Rainbow Alliance to become more inclusive at Sac State

David Phan

March 6, 2015

The Queer Straight Alliance Club at Sacramento State changed its name to Rainbow Alliance this semester as part of a plan to restart after inactivity and conflicts between officers.Program Coordinator for the Pride Center Chris Kent, 27, a history graduate student who has been managing student employ...

Field biology group explores nature

Rian Edignton

October 1, 2014

There are many interesting organizations at Sacramento State but one group, Field Biology Group, stands out as an outdoorsy and adventurous group.The FBG is a student run organization that plans trips and activities based on the students’ interest in science.This group may be more appealing to thos...

Ways to relieve stress during a busy semester

Jasmine Alston and Justyce Mirjanovic

September 24, 2014

It is very common for students to become stressed but there are several things students can do to prevent a mental breakdown.“To decrease stress levels, I would suggest students look for ways to find balance, practice self-care and take care of their overall health and well-being,” said Jennifer Burton...

Sacramento State strives to become more gender-inclusive

Cailin Jessup

February 19, 2014

In January, Gov. Jerry Brown signed the California School Success and Opportunity Act, requiring all public schools to respect the identities of transgender and gender variant students, and to allow them to use the facilities and sports teams that align with their gender identities.Though the law do...

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