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Scientists convene at Sac State for “Water and Fire: Impacts of Climate Change”

Joel Boland

April 11, 2016

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Science says men take breakups harder

Cambrie Sevaaetasi

November 7, 2015

Midterms and the aftermath are upon us and any added stress is unwelcome. Midterms and finals are some of the worst times to be experiencing a breakup, but considering what sex you are biologically, it could be worse for you. According to a study conducted by researchers from Binghamton Uni...

Sac State hosts SSIS major fair

Students check out the major fair for SSIS on September 8, 2015 to see if it is something that interest them.

State Hornet Staff

September 8, 2015

Students walking past the Hornet bookstore may have noticed the social science and interdisciplinary science major fair.The event was informational for students interested in SSIS majors, such as psychology, political science, liberal arts, sociology, anthropology and gerontology.This is the first time ...

Solutions to HIV examined through graduate work

Zack Jordan

November 22, 2014

Research for making a specific chemical bond to fill a space to prevent HIV from attaching itself to cells was revealed at an HIV seminar in Sequoia Hall at Sacramento State. Chemistry professor Cynthia Kellen-Yuen said the reason for the seminar on Friday is because as a graduate student at Sac Stat...

Field biology group explores nature

Rian Edignton

October 1, 2014

There are many interesting organizations at Sacramento State but one group, Field Biology Group, stands out as an outdoorsy and adventurous group.The FBG is a student run organization that plans trips and activities based on the students’ interest in science.This group may be more appealing to thos...

Science department asks for new facilities, planetarium

Police say an attempted robbery took place across from Sequoia Hall on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018.

State Hornet Staff

March 19, 2014

In an effort to increase student safety and classroom space,  Sacramento State plans to replace small and outdated labs with an estimated $86 million science facility, which includes a planetarium.Approval of building the modern structure by California State University Chancellor Timothy White would l...

Putting science in the forefront of society’s minds

State Hornet Staff

February 5, 2014

From the cars we drive to the cellular phones we use to the food we eat, our society revolves around science.Science is the foundation of modern civilization, yet it is difficult for most of us to grasp the many works and operations of the material world.Preconceived notions of world-views, such as a r...

EDITORIAL: STEM degrees are beneficial for the nation

EDITORIAL: STEM degrees are beneficial for the nation

State Hornet Staff

May 15, 2013

Without scientific research, we would still believe the Earth is flat, the center of the universe and only 6,000 years old. Doctors would not sterilize their hands between handling corpses and performing surgery.The number of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) degrees are not at ...

Students get hands-on learning of human anatomy with use of donated bodies

Three classes at Sac State incorporate the use of human bodies
in the curriculum.

Brett Johnson

February 15, 2012

Instead of sticking strictly to textbooks and lectures, Sacramento State's health science students have tangible learning experiences working with real bodies in the Human Anatomy Learning Laboratory. The laboratory, located in Humboldt Hall, has the capacity and is usually occupied by four donated bodies a...

UC Merced professor speaks to Sac State about single molecule spectroscopy

Amy Voong

October 18, 2011

Dr. Anne Myers, a professor of chemistry from UC Merced visited Sac State on Thursday, to speak to the campus about single molecule spectroscopy. ...

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