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Raises for staff at Sacramento State will take longer than originally planned

After Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen offered staff a pay raise from receiving salary inversion during the recession, he announced the budget would not allow for them to get the full amount as quickly as he wanted.

Associated Students, Inc. members resign after fighting to keep their position

After fighting to keep their positions in office, Associated Student, Inc. President Yajayra Gonzalez; Director of Undeclared Felicia Vasquez; and Vice President of Academic Affairs Iris San have decided to resign instead of continuing the fi...

Sexual assault reported at residential halls on campus

The Sacramento State Police Department received a report of sexual assault in the residential halls area at Sac State from an individual staying there on July 12.

Associated Students, Inc. Board of Directors will keep their position in office.

The Associated Students, Inc. at Sacramento State announced that the elected board members who appealed against their disqualification will be keeping their positions in office for the upcoming academic year.

Why We Need Sunscreen Dispensers

Following in someone else's footsteps is not always a bad thing.

Should we accept sex, violence, and crude language as normal?

Sex and violence are becoming more acceptable in our media-intensive culture.

The Health Benefits of Same-Sex Marriage

On June 26, 2015, same-sex marriage was voted into federal law by the Supreme Court in a 5-4 ruling. Social media has blown up over this topic, with supporters and those who oppose alike. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr were covered in rainbows and even offered rainbow options to have the user support the...

Four Hornets selected in MLB draft, Nichols signs as free agent

Four Sacramento State Hornets were selected in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft - including pitcher Brennan Leitao, shortstop Scotty Burcham, pitcher Sutter McLoughlin and outfielder Nathan Lukes - on June 10.

President Gonzalez to finish his 12 years of service at end of May

After serving as president of Sacramento State for 12 years, Alexander Gonzalez is leaving behind a largely-altered campus still continuing to change.

Faculty Senate honors President Gonzalez

May 13, 2015

The Faculty Senate recognized President Alexander Gonzalez just before his retirement with a standing ovation during the senate's weekly meeting on Thursday.

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