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Group gathers at State Capitol to protest police shootings

Group gathers at State Capitol to protest police shootings

Joseph Daniels

August 18, 2016

As similar demonstrations were sweeping the country, hundreds of protesters gathered outside the State Capitol Friday in response to the recent police shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana. Chanting the phrases “Hands up! Don’t shoot!” and “I can’t breathe,” the demonstrators marched ...

Multiple people stabbed at rally outside State Capitol

Multiple people stabbed at rally outside State Capitol

Barbara Harvey

June 26, 2016

Multiple stabbings were reported at a demonstration organized by the Traditionalist Worker Party at the Capitol on Sunday as demonstrators clashed with protesters in what the Sacramento Fire Department has called a “mass casualty incident.” According to Sacramento Fire Department public info...

Students protest against new rainy day amendment proposal, demand money is needed now

Ilian Cervantes-Branum

May 1, 2014

In response to Gov. Jerry Brown’s rainy day fund constitutional amendment proposal in January, activists rallied at the State Capitol Tuesday and demanded re-investment in education, social services and healthcare. The $5 Billion More campaign demands the state prioritize funding for communities still fe...

Despite the lowest voter turnout in nine years, ASI is still an asset to students

State Hornet Staff

April 29, 2014

Sacramento State sits miles from the state’s capitol in a city that lives and breathes politics yet the community at Sac State fails to get involved in the ASI system. With almost 600 government students graduating since 2008 and becoming a part of the state’s governance, the lack of engagement is...

California State Student Association hosts student meetings with legislators

Student representatives from CSU Fullerton meet outside the Capitol during Advocacy Day on Monday.

State Hornet Staff

March 11, 2014

Students from all 23 California State University campuses attended the California Higher Education Student Summit this past weekend to meet with state legislators at the State Capitol and advocate in support of higher education.For the past 19 years, the California State Student Association has host...

March in March unites students and faculty at State Capitol

Alyssa Sanguinetti and Camille Anglo

March 5, 2012

Among sounds of beating bongos and thunderous digeridoos, students from across California rallied and chanted “What can Brown do for us? Fund our future!” at the State Capitol for Monday’s March on Education. Approximately 10,000 students and faculty from California State Universities, Universities of Ca...

Sac State protesters arrested at Capitol rally

Mallory Fites

May 10, 2011

Two protesters from Sacramento State were among 65 students and educators who were arrested Monday evening on suspicion of staying past closing time at the state Capitol during the California Teachers Association rally. Estevan Hernandez, senior anthropology major, and Eric Vega, ethnic studies profes...