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Sac State celebrates transgender community with weeklong events

The PRIDE Center and Women's Resource Center will host the 2016 Transgender Awareness Week on campus from Nov. 14 to 20.
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Marissa Murcko

November 16, 2016

Sacramento State will host this year’s Transgender Awareness Week from Nov. 14 to 20 with various events like panel discussions and group meditations throughout the campus. The weeklong event will be hosted by the PRIDE Center and the Women’s Resource Center. On the event’s schedule, the...

Creative Queens pop-up art show celebrates women and equality

Jessica Hice

March 16, 2016

Sacramento State is celebrating Women’s “HerStory” for the entire month of March. Wednesday will explore “Woman Love” in the form of a pop-up art show in collaboration with the local art and culture community. Presented by the Sol Collective in Sacramento and the Women’s Resource Center on campus, the C...

F-word series discusses feminism

Cintia Lopez

September 29, 2015

The Women’s Resource Center and the Multicultural Center presented Sacramento State students with the first installment of The F-word series. Six panelists answered a series of questions asked by Indiana Womack, a Women's Resource Center student assistant, and the event coordinator. The panelis...

Women’s Resource Center collaborate with fraternity men to bring sexual assault awareness

Nelly Quiroz-Perez

May 1, 2015

Sacramento State students and faculty gathered in the Summit Room of the University Union to take part in "Men Who Ask: Fraternity Men Against Sexual Assault," a program organized by the Women’s Resource Center to discuss the prevention of sexual assault.The interactive discussion panel was led by G...

Bridging the pay gap and ending gender inequality

State Hornet Staff

March 18, 2014

During President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address earlier this year, he urged for the end to the embarrassing gender pay gap. Although women make up half of the workforce, they are only making 77 cents per every dollar men earn.Obama however, did not specify that the figure he spoke of was ...

Sac State honors women’s achievements and brings awareness to current issues

State Hornet Staff

March 11, 2014

Sacramento State is honoring women’s achievements by hosting a variety of events throughout Women’s Herstory month.With the help of the Women’s Studies Department, Theatre and Dance Department, UNIQUE, Women’s Resource Center and Multicultural Center, Sac State students will be able to attend  11 di...

Sac State community brings light to Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Kaitlin Sansenbach

April 28, 2013

In 2010, students at Sacramento State could find media releases from the Sacramento State Police Department warning students about sexual assaults that had happened on campus. Pre-nursing major Rick Diaz said he remembers walking through campus two years ago reading about the attacks. “I was reall...

Embracing fight over flight

Midge Marino and Patty Woodward demonstrate how to use the arch of her right foot to kick straight into the face of an attacker during the

Camille Anglo

October 19, 2012

Sacramento State kinesiology teacher Midge Marino presented “Trade Your Fear For Anger,” a self-defense workshop for women, on Thursday. Marino, who is 74 and has been doing judo since 1956, said she wants women to fight back in case of an attack, listen to their natural instincts and to be able to...