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EDITORIAL: Thank you for passing Prop. 30

State Hornet Staff

February 13, 2013

With the passing of Proposition 30 this past November, Sacramento State will now be receiving $125 million in funds to help the school after years of budget cuts. President Gonzalez has already outlined what the university plans to do with the money and it sounds great. However, these plans are long ...

EDITORIAL: Use your votes; raise your voice

State Hornet Staff

November 28, 2012

During this election cycle, there was a question whether the youth vote in America would come out like they did in 2008 in support of Obama. One of the main reasons Obama came out on top was because of the huge push he got from people aged 18 - 29. Obama garnered 66 percent of the youth vote, while ...

EDITORIAL: Change is inevitable, not instant

State Hornet Staff

November 14, 2012

Now that Florida has finally finished counting votes and the 2012 election cycle is over, people can relax and watch TV without having to witness another ad for a politician or a proposition. The pundits will continue to argue and give their thoughts, but it’s all over. Both Obama and Romney called for c...

Prop. 30 Passes, tuition refund on the way?

Gov. Jerry Brown pushed for the passage of Proposition 30 in order to save the California State University system and other schools throughout the state of California.

Courtesy of Randy Pench - McClatchy Tribune

November 14, 2012

Sacramento State students will be spared a spring fee increase with the passage of Gov. Jerry Brown’s Proposition 30. About 54 percent of California voters voted to approve the ballot measure that would bring in additional funding to K-12, California State University and University of California sys...

Students perform flash mob in support of Prop. 30

A group of Sacramento State students gathered in the Library Quad to have a flash mob in support for

Jesse Sutton-Hough

November 1, 2012

Sacramento State students and staff participated in a flash mob promoting Proposition 30 Wednesday in the Library Quad. The flash mob went off at noon with students and staff dancing to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” They also handed out fliers regarding information about Prop. 30, the proposition that ...

Prop. 30 gives necessary funds

Robert Linggi

October 17, 2012

Proposition 30’s passage in California’s 2012 general election would prevent about $21 million in cuts to Sacramento State, said Sac State’s President Alexander Gonzalez at a Proposition 30 forum held earlier this month. This would, in turn, keep tuition fees from rising as well as preventing enro...

EDITORIAL: Closing admissions hurts students and school

State Hornet Staff

September 5, 2012

For the spring 2013 semester, Sacramento State is halting admissions to all applicants. Budget cuts have led the president to issue a campus impaction which means no new freshmen or transfer students will be walking through the halls or quad next semester. It may seem like a bright spot with fewer people...