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New Arts and Letters program makes it easier for students to return to school

Daisy Aguilar

October 16, 2013

The College of Arts and Letters will launch a pilot bachelor’s degree completion program fall 2014 to make it easier for students with other life obligations to return to school.The program is specifically designed for students who left school due to course scheduling patterns, and will offer classes ...

Potential nursing students face difficulties getting into impacted program

Potential nursing students face difficulties getting into impacted program

Fabian Garcia

April 16, 2013

Of the six impacted majors at Sacramento State, it is no secret that nursing is one of the most difficult to break into. Sac State’s nursing program was ranked 196th out of 449 universities’ nursing schools nationwide on U.S. News’s website in 2011. This means Sac State’s nursing program is in the...

Sac State teaching credential program sees large number of graduates become coaches

Sac State teaching credential program sees large number of graduates become coaches

Joe Davis

December 5, 2012

Greatness does not always have to be an innate quality. In the right environment, greatness is a trait that can be learned. Top-notch coaches and athletes can oftentimes be traced back to a particular lineage. In the NFL, former 49ers head coach Bill Walsh’s coaching tree includes Mike Holmgren, Mike ...

College basketball creates opportunities for smaller schools to make big upsets with fair tournament style

Joe Davis

November 6, 2012

Looking back at what are considered the greatest moments in college athletics, you might find none of them belong to Sacramento State. From Christian Laettner hitting an improbable last-second shot against University of Kentucky to win the NCAA Tournament for Duke University to University of Californ...

Recruiting process brings scholarship opportunities

Joe Davis

October 9, 2012

To the novice fan, building a powerhouse football program may seem simple. The thought is recruiters need to go out and get the best players in the country, hand out a scholarship and bang, Sacramento State national championships will come rolling in. The truth is, it is not that easy. There are many factors...

Head injuries a concern

Head injuries a concern

State Hornet Staff

September 18, 2012

A brain-jarring hit after colliding with an opponent leaves an athlete dazed, but the coaching and training staffs are left unaware so the player toughs it out and continues on. “I woke up (the next day) and felt dizzy,” said former Sacramento State soccer player Kasey Cox. “I felt sick and I coul...

Buzz of the Crowd: Fork in the road for Hornet Football

State Hornet Staff

September 18, 2012

Every sports team comes to a fork in the road where it reflects upon themselves and figures out a path for its season.There are two directions it can travel. It can set its eyes on the playoffs and make a push for a championship or wait for until next year.Many teams will not decide this until they are fully ou...

Water polo program absent as school neglects current pool

State Hornet Staff

September 18, 2012

When Sacramento State students think of the aquatics program, they often picture the rowing team floating down the American river in perfect unison or the fun summer days spent at the university’s aquatic center at Lake Natomas; popular water sports such as swimming, diving and water polo are widely ...

Buzz of the Crowd: What big wins mean for small college teams

State Hornet Staff

September 11, 2012

College football starts off the same way every season: Most big NCAA football programs play smaller schools and cruise to a commanding victory. Oregon State and the University of Colorado are no exceptions to this rule. During the past decade, the two teams have hosted schools with smaller football programs lik...

Sac State football to face new opponents on field

Sac State football to face new opponents on field

State Hornet Staff

September 4, 2012

Sacramento State football is going to face some new competition during its conference schedule in 2012.This past July, the Big Sky Conference welcomed in Southern Utah, UC Davis, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and University of North Dakota, making it the biggest conference on the West Coast with a total ...

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