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Expansions aim to entice more students to live on campus

Expansions aim to entice more students to live on campus

State Hornet

January 25, 2017


Filed under Digital Academy, Featured, News

Sacramento State has long been known as a commuter campus, but the university hopes to transform that culture over the next few years. Construction is currently taking place in the University Union, with the dining commons renovation completed in October and new living spaces being built. Samuel Jon...

WATCH: 8 hidden gems on campus you need to know about

WATCH: 8 hidden gems on campus you need to know about

Eva Hoch

October 6, 2016


Filed under Culture, Featured, Video

(Click on each photo on the map for descriptions)   Credits: Reporting: Eva Hoch, Claire Morgan Video: Sami Soto Photography: Diana Rykun Designer: Emily Hagen ...

Taste the rainbow at Phlagleblast 2016

Taste the rainbow at Phlagleblast 2016

Vu Chau

September 6, 2016


Filed under Culture

The University Union will be decorated in all shades of the rainbow on Sept. 7 to commence its 17th annual Phlagleblast open-house celebration in the theme of "A Burst of Color," which welcomes students and the Sacramento State community back for another semester of learning. Since 1999, Phlagleblast...

Bill Clinton speaks at Sacramento State to rally support for Hillary’s presidential bid

Bill Clinton speaks at Sacramento State to rally support for Hillary’s presidential bid

Vu Chau

May 24, 2016


Filed under News

Former President Bill Clinton made a campaign stop at Sacramento State’s University Union Ballroom on Monday, May 23 as part of his California trip to fundraise and promote his wife’s, Secretary Hillary Clinton, presidential run. In his 30-minute speech at the rally, Clinton gave accounts of ho...

Protest brings awareness to bystanders in Syria

Milagros Gomez

May 5, 2016


Filed under News

The Sacramento State Students for Justice in Palestine and the Muslim Student Association united as they protested at the Library Quad on Tuesday, May 3. The Students for Justice in Palestine and the Muslim Student Association’s intention behind the protest was to bring awareness to bystand...

CSU chancellor Timothy White visits campus

State Hornet Staff

May 5, 2016


Filed under News

Timothy White, chancellor of the California State University, held an open forum on Tuesday, May 3 in the University Theater.The forum, held as part of White's tour of the 23 campuses in the CSU system, featured opening remarks from White and Associated Students, Inc. President Melissa Bardo followed by a q...

Students have ‘Fun in the Sun’ with employers for internships

Yieng Xiong

May 3, 2016


Filed under News

Students met with employers for internship opportunities at the Fun in the Sun Internship Fair in the Library Quad on Friday, April 29. According to the Internship Program Coordinator, Candace McGee, the internship fair had a “great turnout,” with 300 students submitting evaluations to the Career...

ASI redistributes funds and discusses graduation initiatives

Yieng Xiong

May 2, 2016


Filed under News

Associated Students, Inc. voted to reallocate over $2,000 to student scholarships and discussed graduation initiatives on Wednesday, April 27. A total of $2,250 from ASI’s board traveling fund, which funds ASI members to attend California State Student Association events outside of Sacrament...

BloodSource returns to campus for more donations

BloodSource returns to campus for more donations

State Hornet Staff

May 2, 2016


Filed under News

BloodSource held its twice-a-semester Sacramento State blood drive on Tuesday, April 26 and Wednesday, April 27 in the University Union Ballroom.According to BloodSource, in order to be a viable blood donor, students must meet the following requirements: No cold or flu symptoms for approximately 48 hour...

Hornet softball swept by Weber State

Hornet softball swept by Weber State

Connor Ashford

May 1, 2016


Filed under Sports

A close game saw the Sacramento State softball team come up short in extras to Weber State, losing by a final of 4-3 in 14 innings. After going down in order in the top half of the inning, Hornet pitcher Savanna Corr got the ball to start the game on defense. After allowing a leadoff walk and sing...

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