The State Hornet

Those in California need Death with Dignity choice

Rachel Rosenbaum

January 28, 2015

For being such a liberal state, California has seen some speed bumps on the journey of social issues. For some cases, the road is neither gravel-rutted nor smoothly paved out: this holds incredibly true in physician-assisted suicide, or as Oregon calls it, Death with Dignity. The U.S. watched with bated bre...

New CFA contract meets bare minimum with members

Gregory Allen

November 23, 2014

The California Faculty Association ratified a new three-year contract with minimal progress toward years of unsatisfactory salaries for California State University employees.Members of the CFA voted for the new agreement online between Nov. 1 and 9, with 91 percent voting in favor of the agreement. The...

The butt that took over the Internet, and why it’s ok

Kellie McCown

November 12, 2014

The Internet went on a trending overload this morning when Paper, a pop culture magazine, posted a picture showing Kim Kardashian’s most famous asset in all its glory: her butt with the disclaimer "Kim Kardashian- Break the Internet".The Internet is working fine, but the hate toward Kardashian and her ...

Sac State remembers Thomas Knutson

Elizabeth Zelidon

October 30, 2014

A memorial for Professor Thomas Knutson was held at the alumni center where dozens of faculty, friends and family attended the event.The welcoming speech remembering the professor who died Sept. 30 was given by Department Chair of Communication Studies, Steve Buss Monday at 7 p.m.Buss said how one day K...

Brown denies CSU, UC $50 mill

Matthew Malone

October 8, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a proposal on Sept. 27 to give the CSU and UC systems $50 million each in additional funds.The funding was part of a trigger mechanism in the 2014-15 state budget and would have become available if property tax revenue exceeded budget estimates.In his veto message, Brown said inve...

ASI opposes students success fees

Madyson Baker

October 8, 2014

Last Wednesday Oct. 1 at Associated Students Inc. board meeting Ryan Allain Vice President of Academic Affairs withdrew legislation in opposition of student success fees.At the ASI Board of Directors working board meeting Allain proposed a resolution in opposition to student success fees. The working bo...

Sac State promotes happiness for students

Madyson Baker

October 1, 2014

The One World Initiative is a way to bring a global perspective to Sacramento State through classroom inclusion, events and student activities. This year the theme is a global perspective on happiness.Lisa Hammersley, the creator of the One World Initiative, said she hopes students at Sac State gain a...

Professor shakes up seismic safety

Matthew Malone

October 1, 2014

The house didn’t look significant. A collection of stucco-clad wooden frames, it rocked back and forth on the shake table shifting unpredictably beneath it.But the house, and the earthquake-resistant features inside it, could make residential construction in quake-prone areas much safer.Benjamin Fell, a ...