Higher Education

The California Aggie
News in brief: ASUCD town hall offers opportunity for accountability

ASUCD leadership sought greater student participation last Thursday. On April 30, the association hosted a town hall event entitled “Pizza and Politics” in an attempt to inform undergraduates about student government activities. Eight senators, four commission leaders and the controller lined the west wall of the ASUCD Coffee House beside stacks of pizza boxes...

The California Aggie
UC Davis celebrates LGBTQIA community with annual PRIDE month

UC Davis celebrates LGBTQIA community with annual PRIDE month

PRIDE coordinators discuss purpose of month, planning, events In recognition of May as Pride month, the UC Davis Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Intersex and Asexual (LGBTQIA) Resource Center plans to celebrate the diversity and importance of LGBTQIA individuals within the campus community. “I believe Pride month is a way for our community to...

The State Hornet
Faculty Senate approves excused absence policy, verified excuses now possible

Sacramento State's Faculty Senate passed the student excuse absence policy with a majority vote on Thursday.



The State Hornet
Lester Holt selected by CSU Board of Trustees to receive award, speak at ceremony

The California State University Board of Trustees have selected Sacramento State alumnus Lester Holt to receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters on May 23.

The State Hornet
Student government directors discuss controversy of Green Army flier

The second to last Associated Students, Inc. board meeting of the spring semester was held Wednesday in the Foothill Suite of the University Union at Sacramento State.

The California Aggie
Current, former ASUCD officials weigh in on lack of student involvement

Apr 30, 2015

Low voter turnout in latest ASUCD election raises concerns on student representation in association Recently, participating in the ASUCD popular election has seemed to be an unpopular decision, with only a 2.3 percent voter turnout of the student body in last quarter’s election. With a lack of candidates running, the election allowed the six...

The California Aggie
News in Brief—Active Minds holds suicide awareness campaign

Earlier this week, Active Minds held its first-ever End the Silence Suicide Campaign on the West Quad. Active Minds is a national organization that focuses on raising awareness about mental health issues and mental illnesses. The organization provides students with information about campus and community resources that could help with any mental health issues....

The State Hornet
Gonzalez calls Green Army flier featuring Herky the Hornet with sombrero offensive

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez in a message to all faculty and staff brought attention to a flier he called highly offensive created by the student director of the Green Army.

The California Aggie
Students, faculty, community moves ‘Beyond the Conversation’

Students, faculty, community moves ‘Beyond the Conversation’

TEDxUCDavis hosts annual conference at Mondavi Center On Sunday, as the lights dimmed in the Mondavi Center, the energy in the audience only continued to rise. The annual TEDxUCDavis, an independently organized TED talk, was about to begin. The ambience of the event suggested that the ideas to be presented — according to TED...

The California Aggie
New ASUCD controller appointed

Beginning this spring quarter, ASUCD welcomed its new executive controller Francisco Lara following a competitive interview cycle. Lara, a third-year economics and political science double major, has a vast background in finances and ASUCD. He has experience in budgeting and financing, including writing the budget for delegations at the Student of Color conference, University...

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