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Sac State guest lecturer, Maya Angelou, dies at 86

State Hornet Staff

June 2, 2014


Filed under News

American author and poet Maya Angelou passed away on May 28, at the age of 86.The US poet laureate died at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.Angelou was a guest lecturer at Sacramento State in May of 1973 and April of 1975. She led discussions on poetry and her lecture, titled “The Cult of Ignora...

Mission success with ‘Argo’

Elizabeth Ramirez

October 17, 2012


Filed under Entertainment

Rescue missions are no easy task. This is best reflected in Ben Affleck’s “Argo.” Based on a true story, the film depicts the rescue of six Americans during the Iranian Revolution. The six Americans, who worked at the U.S embassy in Iran, found refuge in the Canadian ambassador’s home. To CIA extrac...

Hornet runners plan post-college careers

Hornet runners plan post-college careers

James Heck

September 18, 2012


Filed under Sports

For the cross country runners on the Sacramento State men’s and women’s teams, the emphasis of their training and commitment pertain to collegiate running. After college, the different avenues runners can or want to pursue depend on athletic ability, opportunity and sheer desire to continue runn...

Water polo program absent as school neglects current pool

State Hornet Staff

September 18, 2012


Filed under Sports

When Sacramento State students think of the aquatics program, they often picture the rowing team floating down the American river in perfect unison or the fun summer days spent at the university’s aquatic center at Lake Natomas; popular water sports such as swimming, diving and water polo are widely ...

Sac State cross country to host Hornet Jamboree

Sac State cross country to host Hornet Jamboree

James Heck

September 4, 2012


Filed under Sports

The eighth annual Sacramento State Hornet Jamboree will take place on Saturday at Sacramento Granite Regional Park. The Hornet Jamboree is the only cross country home meet of the 2012 season.   Approximately 1,500 participants composed of seven to eight collegiate teams – including Sacrament...