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Campus facilities to be closed, relocated due to Union construction project

An artist's rendering shows what the University Union is expected to look like when construction is completed in August 2018. Several university facilities are going to be moved when the project begins in January. (Rendering courtesy of Union WELL, Inc.)

John Ferrannini

November 15, 2016

Several organizations, facilities and accommodations will be closed or relocated out of the University Union in January as the building undergoes a $53 million renovation project. The Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) offices and student shop, the mothering room, The Lab, the print shop, the KSSU radio...

Terminal Lounge gets musical with karaoke night

Students can find free karaoke at the Terminal Lounge in the University Union five days a week.
(Photo by Diana Rykun)

Marissa Murcko

October 14, 2016

The Terminal Lounge on the second floor of the University Union at Sacramento State is currently offering free karaoke nights in its main lounge to students and the entire campus community for the rest of the fall semester. Kizzy Whitfield, public information and leisure services manager of the Univ...

Ghostly good vibes at Nooner

The Ghost Town Rebellion performs at River City Saloon in Old Sac, Sep. 1, 2016.  The band will be playing at the Nooner in the University Union at 12 pm, Sep. 14, 2016.
(Photo by Matthew Dyer)

Edrian Pamintuan

September 13, 2016

The Ghost Town Rebellion is a local Americana band that proves Sacramento does have a growing music scene - one that is dedicated to playing good old-fashioned rock ‘n’ roll. The group is slated to perform their Sacramento State set on Sept. 14 at the University Union Serna Plaza (located...

Taste the rainbow at Phlagleblast 2016

Photo Courtesy of The University Union

Vu Chau

September 6, 2016

The University Union will be decorated in all shades of the rainbow on Sept. 7 to commence its 17th annual Phlagleblast open-house celebration in the theme of "A Burst of Color," which welcomes students and the Sacramento State community back for another semester of learning. Since 1999, Phlagleblast...

The University Union Games Room hosts semester’s last NBA 2K16 video game tournament

Students participate in the

Marvin Davis

April 27, 2016

On Friday, April 22 in the University Union Games Room, 16 students participated in the last video game tournament of the semester, centered on the sports game "NBA 2K16." The tournament started at 1 p.m. with students being put into a bracket-style tournament. There was a winner’s bracket and...

21B loves rock and roll and knows how to show it at Nooner concert

Vu Chau

April 14, 2016

Universally, music never fails to wake up emotions for people of all ages and sizes. This perception was ever more evident at this week’s Nooner concert, when the tunes of a local rock band made an elderly lady dance with her walking cane in hand. Though she left after its first 10 minutes, th...

University Unions celebrates 40 with a bang

Vu Chau

April 14, 2016

The University Union at Sacramento State will be celebrating its 40th anniversary with the campus community and the general public by hosting a series of entertainment events on Thursday, April 14. The eight-hour long celebration is hosted by the University Union staff to commemorate the momentous ...

Student artists awarded with cash and recognitions at 2016 Student Purchase Award reception

Vu Chau

April 8, 2016

The University Union Art Gallery hosted a casual ceremony Thursday night to celebrate the 41st annual Student Purchase Awards competition and to give out prizes to four Sacramento State student artists whose entries have shown to be the best of the best from the exhibition. At the ceremony, cash pr...

Student artists compete for prizes in the 2016 Student Purchase Awards

Oil on canvas paintings

Marvin Davis

March 29, 2016

The 41st annual Student Purchase Awards will be showcasing artwork by students starting today at the second floor art gallery at the University Union at Sacramento State. The awards are both an art exhibition and competition that is open for any Sac State student to enter. The student Union has...

Water refill locations spread around campus

Photo of water refill station etiquette.

Rich Merrill

March 1, 2016

Digital reporter Rich Merrill breaks down the locations students can refill their water bottles at no cost to their wallets and the environment. [View the story "Water refill stations help save money" on Storify] ...

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