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Climate change conference comes to campus

Climate change conference comes to campus

Joel Boland

April 11, 2016

Sacramento State hosted a conference this week to debate and find solutions to adapt to climate change in California. “Water and Fire: Impacts of Climate Change” took place over two days on Sunday and Monday in the University Union. The event was orchestrated by the Institute on Science for Gl...

Scientists convene at Sac State for “Water and Fire: Impacts of Climate Change”

Joel Boland

April 11, 2016

[<a href="//storify.com/kittlechristine/climate-change-confernece-comes-to-sac-state" target="_blank">View the story "Water, fire, fish — it's all connected" on Storify</a>] ...

Water refill locations spread around campus

Water refill locations spread around campus

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] ...

Sac State seeks water policy experts

Jacob Abbott

October 22, 2014

A recent initiative created by the administration of Academic Affairs focuses on hiring new professors with an expertise in water policy and several water-related fields including hydrogeology and water resources engineering. Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Frederika "Fraka" Harm...

A thirst quenched, a penny saved

State Hornet Staff

September 30, 2014

The hydration stations on campus that refill containers for free have saved about 300,000 water bottles since additional locations were installed last year.That is 300,000 bottles that were not bought from vending machines or stores with the eventual risk of going into landfills instead of recycling. ...

Sacramento State awarded with Tree Campus USA designation

Kathleen Pizzo

February 19, 2014

Channeling the change of seasons throughout the year with alluring alterations of color, Sacramento State has been recognized through its wealth of varying trees by the Arbor Day Foundation.The award was given to seven California State Universities this year, and was achieved by meeting Tree Campus ...

Sac State Subway owner bringing back free water cups

Sac State Subway owner bringing back free water cups

Fabian Garcia

March 5, 2013

The Subway on Sacramento State’s campus has decided to reinstate free water cups after a brief hiatus in which it charged 30 cents per cup.  Subway owner Sayeh Saderi said student complaints prompted the recent decision. “If this is really bothering all the students, we will put the free cups back,...

Six tips for a solid tailgating experience

Six tips for a solid tailgating experience

James Heck

August 28, 2012

There is excitement looming in the air in anticipation for the kickoff of the 2012 Sacramento State football season. As the Hornets look to expand on last season’s record of 4-7, students, alumni and fans alike can show their school spirit by tailgating. Tailgating offers a chance to show support fo...