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Capital Report: McCain Defense Authorization Act signed and Obama endorses in California

Trump signs the John S. McCain Defense Authorization Act  in Fort Drum, New York.

Cory Jaynes, news editor

August 15, 2018

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College Republicans tease Milo appearance, press charges against a ‘no ban’ protester

Members of the Sacramento State College Republicans, left, chant 'build the wall, protect us all' while Amer Tere, right, the vice president of the Muslim Student Association, directs the 'no ban, no wall' protesters to move around them at Sac State on Feb. 2. The College Republicans have pressed charges against a protester for allegedly assaulting one of their members. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

John Ferrannini

February 16, 2017

The Sacramento State College Republicans are considering inviting the controversial right-wing blogger Milo Yiannopoulos to campus while one of their members is pressing charges against a man he alleges assaulted him at a campus anti-Trump demonstration on Feb. 2. Mason Daniels, the president of the club, said that he will decide whether to invite Yiannopoulos — whose att...

Peace out, America: #Calexit movement gains momentum

(Illustration by Breannah Gammon)

Barbara Harvey

November 22, 2016

What began as a fringe political movement calling for California to secede from the United States has gained momentum in the aftermath of the election of Donald Trump as president. #Calexit began trending on social media on election night as it became increasingly clear that the Republican nominee had ...

Letter to the editor: Nelsen’s statements show ‘bias’

(Courtesy of Jessica Vernone/Sacramento State)

State Hornet

November 12, 2016

Good afternoon State University stakeholders and news agencies. I am writing to report on Sac State's President and his inappropriate conduct. Robert Nelsen is the newly appointed head my University. I love this college, the atmosphere, and the education, but have felt harassed, demeaned and insul...

EDITORIAL: Take a Xanax, America

(Photo illustration by Joel Boland)

State Hornet

November 4, 2016

America, you need to take a Xanax. Election seasons are adversarial, and they should be. The Democratic and Republican parties have vastly different views on the course our nation should take and partisan cheerleading and criticism, even invective, is part of the process. But at some point, partisan...

Why you should not vote for Donald Trump

Daniel Magalit

September 1, 2015

This is a plea. A plea for everyone and anyone that is able to vote. A plea for NO ONE to vote for Donald Trump.Trump has proven, on many occasions, that he is racist, xenophobic, sexist and most prominently, ignorant. If it is not obvious to you that Trump is not, at all, worthy of presidency, then you ...

What should we expect from the 2012 presidential race?

Kelly Walters

June 1, 2011

There is nothing more exciting to a political junkie than the beginning of a presidential campaign season. President Barack Obama has already announced he will seek a second term in office and started attending fundraisers to build up his campaign coffers. Obama's second bid for the White House will mos...