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FAQ: Local, state and national responses to COVID-19

FAQ: Local, state and national responses to COVID-19

Gavin Rock

March 13, 2020

Question: What is the coronavirus? Answer: According to the CDC, coronavirus refers to the family of viruses that are commonly found in humans and animals. Forms of the virus that have spread from animals to people include MERS-Cov, SARS-Cov, and the new virus, which causes the disease called COVID-1...

Capital Report: McCain Defense Authorization Act signed and Obama endorses in California

Capital Report: McCain Defense Authorization Act signed and Obama endorses in California

Cory Jaynes, News editor

August 15, 2018

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Sac State students not surprised with Kanye West’s rant, 30-minute Sacramento show

Sac State students not surprised with Kanye West’s rant, 30-minute Sacramento show

Edrian Pamintuan

November 21, 2016

Rapper Kanye West unleashed a tirade at his Saint Pablo Tour stop at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento Saturday night before storming out and ended the concert after just 30 minutes. This happened days after the rapper announced to his San Jose crowd that he didn’t vote and would have cast his ba...

Hornets win exhibition opener

Hornets win exhibition opener

Christopher Bullock

November 8, 2015

In the tuneup to the 2015-16 season, the Sacramento State women's basketball team looked to show its fans that last season wasn't a fluke. On Sunday afternoon at the Hornets Nest, the Hornets started off sluggish, but would warm up in a 35-point second quarter en route to an 85-78 win over Cal State...

Sacramento holds press conference for Anthony Sadler

Christine Kittle

August 26, 2015

Hometown hero Anthony Sadler has returned to Sacramento. A press conference was held Wednesday afternoon in the Sacramento City Hall Plaza for Sadler, a Sacramento State student, who helped stop an attack by an armed gunman on a high-speed train in France last Friday. {{tncms-asset app="edi...

President Nelsen praises Anthony Sadler for helping stop armed gunman on French Train

President Nelsen praises Anthony Sadler for helping stop armed gunman on French Train

Christine Kittle

August 26, 2015

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen spoke Tuesday about setting up a website where people can contribute to a scholarship fund for Anthony Sadler, a Sac State senior who helped to stop an armed gunman from shooting train passengers in France last Friday.   “What we’re concentr...

Sac State honors servicemen with digital billboard

Kellie McCown

August 24, 2015

Sacramento State honors the three servicemen who received the legion d'honneur for stopping a terrorist attack in France with a digital billboard that can be seen from Highway 50, calling the men heroes.The three Americans were awarded the medals by French President Francois Hollande in a ceremony Mon...

Why We Need Sunscreen Dispensers

Brittney Christ

July 10, 2015

Following in someone else's footsteps is not always a bad thing.It was announced that starting on July 1, Boston will begin installing sunscreen dispensers throughout the city. Hand sanitizers have become commonplace and are dispersed all throughout cities nationwide to cut down on illness and to pre...

Baseball routs UC Davis 7-1 at Raley Field

Kevin L. Shepherd

May 5, 2015

Stellar pitching from Jake Stassi and 12 hits from a hot offense was enough for the Sacramento State Hornets to beat the visiting UC Davis Aggies 7-1 under the lights at Raley Field. The Hornets completed a season sweep over the Aggies by taking the two games in the annual Causeway Series.Stassi (1-5)...

Palavivatana closes out Sac State career, pursues professional golf career

Giuliana Grana

May 4, 2015

It is always a bittersweet experience for a student-athlete to close out their collegiate career and prepare for the next chapter in their life, but women's golfer Sagee Palavivatana is up for the challenge.After competing for Sacramento State for four seasons, Palavivatana played in her final tournament for...

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