The State Hornet

Alum’s art in new Golden 1 Center inspired by local rivers

Artist Bryan Valenzuela installs his first sculpture “Multitudes Converge” by using 400 glass globes and 109 steel rods to depict the convergence of the Sacramento and American rivers.
(Courtesy of Joan Cusick Photography)

Vu Chau

October 19, 2016

When it was announced in early 2015 that an $8 million sculpture called “Coloring Book” by renowned artist Jeff Koons would be the centerpiece of downtown Sacramento’s Golden 1 Center, the community was shocked that it wasn’t a piece commissioned by one of the many talented artists in tow...

Local anglers nurture Sacramento fishing tradition in campus’ backyard; most students take no notice

State Hornet Staff

October 31, 2012

On an early morning in 1987, Sacramento State professor emeritus Nicholas Burnett parked his car in front of the American River levee, near the newly built Mendocino Hall. Out of curiosity, he climbed the levee and crossed paths with a man walking up the opposite side, carrying a huge salmon he had ...