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Power of women celebrated in “The Vagina Monologues”

The cast of

Vu Chau

February 17, 2016

The Student Health and Counseling Services and UNIQUE Programs will be hosting the 2016 production of “The Vagina Monologues” at the University Union Ballroom on Thursday, Feb. 18. "The Vagina Monologues" is a 1996 play written by American playwright, feminist and activist Eve Ensler to cel...

Sac State offers resources for students struggling with mental health

Jacob Abbott

October 1, 2014

Student Health and Counseling Services provide Sacramento State students struggling with mental health concerns resources to break down the barriers and stigmas keeping them from their potential success. Mental health is a state of well-being in which someone can cope with common stresses and liv...

Benefits of student counseling on campus

Johanna Pugh

September 24, 2014

From juggling papers and tests to part-time jobs and extracurricular activities, college students balance a lot on their plates. With this balancing act comes stress. While feeling pressure is a natural outcome of being busy, the way students handle stress has the ability to impact how they function...

Ways to relieve stress during a busy semester

Jasmine Alston and Justyce Mirjanovic

September 24, 2014

It is very common for students to become stressed but there are several things students can do to prevent a mental breakdown.“To decrease stress levels, I would suggest students look for ways to find balance, practice self-care and take care of their overall health and well-being,” said Jennifer Burton...

Women’s Resource Center fights rape culture

Gregory Allen

September 17, 2014

One in five American women have the been the victim of attempted or completed rape, and Sacramento State University Women’s Resource Center is determined to put a stop to that.Women’s Resource Center, which aims to has provided a safe haven for battered and oppressed women - especially for those ...

Students relieves stress on campus before finals

State Hornet Staff

May 7, 2014

As finals week draws near, students may find themselves studying more than usual, frequently bringing along a little stress as well.The third annual De-Stress Fest on Tuesday offered pet therapy, positive cards from fellow students, blow-up obstacles courses and salsa demonstrations to participate in som...

Students should be taking advantage of Obamacare

State Hornet Staff

November 6, 2013

Student Health and Counseling Services at Sacramento State are covered in your tuition and despite limited coverage, does benefit the student population. The service offers care for things like minor injuries, coughs and sexually transmitted diseases. While college students are at relatively low risk for...

Students have access to health insurance through Affordable Care Act

Kathleen Pizzo

October 16, 2013

Starting this month, the Affordable Care Act will allow many eligible college students to enroll in either no-cost public insurance or heavily discounted private insurance.CSU Chancellor Timothy White addressed the Affordable Care Act in an informational video on the CSU website.“CSU has partnered with C...

Sac State takes down sexual assault one case at a time

Sac State takes down sexual assault one case at a time

Natalie Gray

October 15, 2013

No student should ever be afraid to walk across their college campus with the looming thought of someone following them, watching them and stalking them.Sexual assault comes in many forms and all cases should be investigated with urgency, sensitivity and effectiveness, which is exactly how Sacramento St...

New cup and straw design detects invisible date-rape drugs in drinks

New cup and straw design detects invisible date-rape drugs in drinks

Natalie Gray

September 17, 2013

Imagine feeling safer at every bar you walk into, knowing some pervert can’t slip you an undetected date rape drug. Soon a seemingly simple plastic cup and straw design will revolutionize the bar scene and hopefully help reduce the number of sexual assaults involving alcohol. The Center for Women ...

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