The State Hornet

Associated Students, Inc. members resign after fighting to keep their position

Zack Jordan

July 26, 2015

After fighting to keep their positions in office, Associated Student, Inc. President Yajayra Gonzalez; Director of Undeclared Felicia Vasquez; and Vice President of Academic Affairs Iris San have decided to resign instead of continuing the fight. Executive Vice President Melissa Bardo has now tak...

Associated Students, Inc. Board of Directors will keep their position in office

Zack Jordan

July 15, 2015

The Associated Students, Inc. at Sacramento State announced that the elected board members who appealed against their disqualification will be keeping their positions in office for the upcoming academic year. The elected candidates Yajayra Gonzalez, Iris San, Mark Anthony Sohl and Felicia Vasquez h...

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...

ASI elections have lowest candidate count in years, students boycott voting

State Hornet Staff

April 23, 2014

Student government is an important part of the college experience. Whether it’s holding a position, or voting for who best represents what the students need, campus politics affect all of us and there’s no reason why majority of students can’t at least vote. Last year’s Associated Students Inc. h...

Some students view ASI election as undemocratic

Approximately a dozen people attend the open forum Monday hosted by ASI, who are preparing for next week's elections.

State Hornet Staff

April 16, 2014

As an active student and leader in several campus organizations and clubs, senior sociology major Eddie Triste first heard of the upcoming Associated Students Inc. election two days after they were announced and applications were closed.Shocked and angry, Triste said he will not be voting as part of ...

Systemwide student government fee may replace Associated Students Inc. dues

Cesar Alexander

December 4, 2013

Sacramento State Associated Students Inc. Board of Directors met Nov. 27 to discuss a resolution in support of California State Student Association exploring options for an alternative funding model.CSU Long Beach initiated the proposal, which asks for a statewide fee to be approved by state legislature...

ASI introduces election candidates

Maikalina Madali

April 11, 2012

President Monica Cortez L.E.A.D. (Leadership, Empowerment, Action and Determination) Monica Cortez, a senior government major, is the current Vice President of Academic Affairs of Associated Students Inc. and believes the experience qualifies her for the ASI President position. “During my term as ...

ASI making efforts to increase student interest, participation

Maikalina Madali

February 22, 2012

Associated Students Inc. is revamping its volunteer program to pique interest and increase student participation by branding volunteers as VIPs and offering new incentives, skills and experience. "We had a volunteer program in the past but we weren't getting a lot of student interest," said ASI Marketi...

CSUS welcomes future leaders

Newly elected ASI president Laura Gonzalez celebrates after being voted for the 2011-2012 school year. Gonzalez won with 38.69 percent of the vote.

Yvette Villasenor

May 4, 2011

Sacramento State's Associated Students Inc. election winners were announced Thursday with a higher voter turnout than last year. According to ASI's voter turnout results, 13.13 percent of students voted in this year's election. While it did not exceed the student government's goal of 20 percent, ASI...