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Students sugar date to help pay tuition

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Claire Morgan

December 1, 2016

As tuition continues to rise, students everywhere are finding unconventional ways to help them get through their four years of higher education. In addition to working part time and receiving some financial aid, some students, particularly women, are seeking courtships from sugar daddies found on...

Student fees run services on campus

Jacob Abbott

October 15, 2014

Sacramento State students paying to attend fall classes, experienced a slight increase in mandatory campus-based fees for the 2014-15 academic school year. In 2011, the CSU network established a system-wide tuition fee of $5,472 per year for undergraduates enrolling in more than six units eac...

New students bring in big money

Jake Abbot

October 8, 2014

Sacramento State University generates the majority of its funding through student tuition and a large number of first-time students help to support services on campus.This year’s information collected by the Office of Admissions and Outreach showed a record for first time freshmen enrollment with 3,...

State bills would increase Cal Grant B funding for students

State Hornet Staff

April 9, 2014

Students receiving financial aid are likely to get more money through a state treasury created by two senate bills intended to increase federal funding for the Cal Grant B.Press Secretary and Legislative Aid Claire Conlon said the award was not raised enough in the past 40 years, which is the reason...

Board of Trustees discuss advocacy efforts for additional state funding

State Hornet Staff

March 28, 2014

Long Beach, CA -- The California State University Board of Trustees gathered this week for a three day meeting in Long Beach and covered several items, including an update on bottlenecks courses and current advocacy work for a 2014-2015 budget increase.Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs Ro...

California Faculty Association continues bargaining for a new contract

Jonathan Ayestas

March 19, 2014

Salary and education issues between California State University and the California Faculty Association are improving for the first time since 2007. While CFA members find working with Chancellor Timothy White to be refreshing, they are still “cautiously optimistic,” according to Sacramento ...

More funding for graduation rates could mean less quality education

More funding for graduation rates could mean less quality education

State Hornet Staff

March 11, 2014

With the California State University still recovering from more than $1 billion in budget cuts since 2007, the evolution of a proper funding model is being considered by California policymakers and higher education officials.Currently Sacramento State is awarded funding based on the amount of students e...

Sacramento State Lobby Corps set to advocate for higher education funding

The California Higher Education Student Summit is an annual event in which CSU students advocate for higher education

Cailin Jessup

March 7, 2014

Sacramento State’s Student Lobby Corps is preparing for the annual California Higher Education Student Summit beginning on March 8, in which student advocates from every California State University campus gather in the State Capitol to lobby for issues that affect them.The California Higher Education...

Students face monetary costs for skipping class

State Hornet Staff

March 5, 2014

When the thought of skipping a class crosses a student’s mind, the direct effect on a grade may be considered, but the monetary effect on not just themselves but the university as a whole can be overlooked.For a student who is enrolled in 12 units, a $3,300 tuition makes each unit approximately $275. So i...

Student tuition raises remain unclear

Student tuition raises remain unclear

Craig Sanders

February 26, 2014

Despite an assurance from Gov. Jerry Brown that tuition will not increase for the next six years, both Sacramento State students and the administration remain skeptical.Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Mike Lee is certain that tuition will not increase this next fiscal year, but beyond tha...

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