The State Hornet

Course evaluations are vital for class improvements

State Hornet Staff

March 11, 2014

Student course evaluations need to be taken seriously because without feedback, professors are unaware of necessary improvements and suggestions made by students. Professors are assigned full loads of work each semester and have catalogues for guidance to determine what the course is going to entail. ...

Undeclared students will have less time to claim a major

State Hornet Staff

February 4, 2014

Choosing a major in college is the first step to setting a career path. For some students, this task is much more daunting than for others – which leads to taking too long to declare a major and ultimately delaying graduation.Originally, students had a 60 unit grace period before they were required to d...

When it comes to reading assignments sometimes less is more

State Hornet Staff

November 12, 2013

Entering the college world, it was expected there would be hefty reading assignments. However, some professors expect obnoxious amounts of reading to be done in an unrealistic amount of time, resulting in students skimming the material and missing main the ideas in the readings. The majority of studen...

Four year graduation expectations are unrealistic

Four year graduation expectations are unrealistic

Natalie Gray

October 8, 2013

As incoming freshmen, most students were made to believe they could complete college in four years, but here at California State Universities, taking a steady 12 units each semester is considered a “full load.” This could not be further from the truth.Using simple math, one can calculate that taking...

What the Heck? Is with school spirit?

James Heck

October 2, 2012

When it comes to school participation at sporting events at Sacramento State, it is not the buzz of hornets I hear – it is the sound of crickets. I think a major problem with the lack of school participation in sports is the scarce advertising of games. Sure, there is often a large sign promoting a...