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CSU professors featured on controversial ‘Professor Watchlist’

ProfessorWatchlist.org, a site which claims to list professors who

Barbara Harvey

December 9, 2016

Several CSU professors are included on a new website created by a conservative organization which accuses educators of advancing “leftist propaganda.” ProfessorWatchlist.org, which launched on Nov. 21, is operated by Turning Point USA, a nonprofit dedicated to fostering conservatism on college ...

Students reveal their favorite professors

Kristal Reynaga

May 11, 2016

“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires,” said William A. Ward, one of America’s most quoted writers. National Teacher Appreciation Day was recognized on May 3, 2016, with National Teacher Appreciation week held May 1-...

Course evaluations are vital for class improvements

State Hornet Staff

March 11, 2014

Student course evaluations need to be taken seriously because without feedback, professors are unaware of necessary improvements and suggestions made by students. Professors are assigned full loads of work each semester and have catalogues for guidance to determine what the course is going to entail. ...

Taking responsibility for the grade you earned

Kaitlin Sansenbach

October 22, 2013

Many college students blame professors for grades that are less than desirable. But it is the student’s own responsibility to make sure they do everything in their power to receive the grades they want.Every semester professors hear all the excuses students give. The final draft of the paper was “lost...

Overpriced and underused text books

Kaitlin Sansenbach

October 3, 2013

When entering Sacramento State’s bookstore there are workers waiting to greet you with smiling faces and to help students find their books for classes. It has the deceiving facade of a   stress-free environment.There is a Java City coffee stand, fashionable Sac State gear, relaxing furniture and mult...

Renaissance Society keeps education as high priority

Kayla Oliverio

April 2, 2013

Age is nothing but a number to the members of the Renaissance Society. This large group of senior citizens at Sacramento State are on campus to continue its lifelong quest for education through classes and seminars every Friday that run throughout the school year. The society is made up of mostly retired Sa...

Students should wait before being Facebook friends with professors

Natalie Gray

May 9, 2012

The world is heavily engaged in social media. Whether for personal, school, networking or business, billions are plugged into a social media network. With this growing trend of doing business and networking over the Internet, it’s hypocritical students cannot be friends with professors and school administra...

Educator Expo reaches out to students and alumni pursuing teaching

Mari Del Angel

March 16, 2012

Over 29 educational agencies participated in the Educator Career Expo at Sacramento State on Wednesday, facilitating a connection between educational agencies and individuals pursuing employment in the field of education. The expo was a free event for all students and alumni hoping to find a job in ...

Smart classrooms at Sac State incorporate technological teaching methods

Camille Anglo

March 14, 2012

With the advent of smart classrooms at Sacramento State, technology has been incorporated into methods of teaching and changing the way professors instruct their class. Nathan Tharp, Sac State computer technician, said a smart classroom allows the instructor to connect their laptops to teach their class....

Criminal justice professor gives time for high-risk youth

Kaitlin Bruce

September 28, 2011

Criminal Justice Professor Ricky Gutierrez has dedicated more than a decade to fighting for at-risk youth in the Sacramento region, doing the work of many to keep his program alive. The Sac-Mentoring Program, of which Gutierrez is faculty coordinator, is designed to pair Sac State Students with disadva...

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