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‘It’ has revitalized the modern monster movie -

September 21, 2017

UMass Republicans feel ostracized in political climate -

September 21, 2017

Irma hits Cuba, putting rain cloud over students’ study abroad plans -

September 21, 2017

UMass football travels to Tennessee for its first Power Five game of 2017 -

September 21, 2017

UMass women’s soccer looks ahead to Thursday matchup with Davidson -

September 21, 2017

Perussault and the Minutewomen are ready for the start of A-10 play -

September 21, 2017

Behind the “Hate has no home at UMass” campaign -

September 21, 2017

A-10 field hockey notebook: VCU, St. Joseph’s, and Lock Haven dominate -

September 21, 2017

Video games as art -

September 21, 2017

A-10 men’s soccer notebook: Davidson falls to Virginia Tech in Blacksburg -

September 21, 2017

Glazed and confused: what youth should know about vaping -

September 21, 2017

Trust the professors, and trust the system -

September 21, 2017

Beauty that exists all around you and how to notice it -

September 21, 2017

Student death reported to the University Sept. 19 -

September 20, 2017

Domestic violence and experience of Muslim women lecture kicks off seminar series -

September 20, 2017

Students demand bathroom accountability -

September 20, 2017

Small trashcan fire broke out in Kennedy Hall -

September 20, 2017

Immigration policy discussed in public teach-in -

September 20, 2017

Massachusetts men’s soccer ties Central Connecticut State in double overtime -

September 20, 2017

Atlantic 10 Women’s Soccer Notebook: Saint Louis Billikens off to hottest start among A-10 teams -

September 20, 2017

New state of the art computer lab to help technologically advanced majors

With half a million dollars worth of new equipment, the Mariposa Hall computer labs are now the most technologically advanced labs on campus. Three of the labs contain a total of 70 Apple G4 computers, while the other labs have over 80 Pentium III 750 Gateway computers said Brandon Abell, Information Technology consultant for arts and letters. In addition, all computers have 17-inch monitors and each lab has new furniture that includes monitor risers in some rooms and padded rolling chairs for all desks. “The students are going to be able to do a lot more things on these computers,”…

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School of Arts promises full season

The College of Health and Human Services has recently hired Dr. Marilyn Hopkins as the new dean to the department. Hopkins has served as the associate dean for the College of Health and Human Services for the past three years. Prior to her position as associate dean, Dr. Hopkins was an active faculty member in the division of nursing for almost 23 years. Hopkins

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Hornets lose, but appear ready for Friday’s Conference Opener

Despite a gallant effort, the Sac State Hornets were defeated three games to one by number 21 ranked Santa Clara. The tension could have been cut with a knife at Hornet Gym. All two hours and 40 minutes were a complete battle between the Hornets and the Broncos. This was the first time this season that the Hornets went over three games in a match, and it was the longest match this season as well. The first two games were come from behind victories for the Broncos. In game one, they bounced back from trailing 9-7. Game two was more…

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S.S. Mariposa sets sail on maiden voyage

Dean of the College of Arts and Letters William Sullivan donned a captain

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Serna

On Thursday at Sacramento State, the National Electrical Contractors Association Chapter of Greater Sacramento, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 340, and the Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Local 447 announced the creation of two annual $2,500 scholarships in the name of the late Joe Serna, Jr. The scholarships that honor the former Sacramento State instructor and Mayor of Sacramento will be permanently funded by a $100,000 endowment contributed by the three local labor organizations. President Donald Gerth said that it was appropriate that the three organizations chose to honor Serna for many years to come. “We

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Assemblyman to visit Sacramento State campus

Anthony Pescetti (R-10th Assembly District) is scheduled to make an appearance Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 3pm in the Lobby Suite of the University Union. According to campaign aides, Pescetti is most likely to talk about the 2000 Republican Campaign in the hope that it will spur campus students into participating in the election process, whether by voting or volunteering for local election groups. This will be followed by an open forum session, which will give students an opportunity to ask Pescetti any questions surrounding his district and the election process. Pescetti has a political and personal interest in the students…

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Birth control methods for the sexually active

An unplanned pregnancy can be a scary change in one’s life. The Student Health Center on campus offers many options to help prevent these unplanned, life-altering pregnancies. The Student Health Center offers a variety of birth control methods, including male and female condoms, spermicides, diaphragms, Oral Contraceptives, Depo-Provera, and Emergency Contraceptive Pills. “Some more popular methods are oral contraceptives and condoms,” said Lorraine Martinez, health educator. “We stress however that it is a personal choice for our patients and we do not strongly recommend one method over another. There are many considerations to take into account when deciding on a…

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Leather jacket thought to be motive for attempted robbery on Guy West Bridge

Sacramento City Police are currently investigating an attempted robbery that occurred on the Guy West Bridge on Sunday, Sept. 17 at about 11:30 p.m. A male victim reported that he and a friend were walking over the bridge when three males tried to jump him for his leather jacket. The victim described the suspects as one black male and two white males. “No suspects had been located at the time of the initial call,” said John Hamrick, director of Sacramento State Public Safety. Campus Police officers responded to the call and assisted the Sacramento City Police in the attempt to…

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Men’s soccer splits weekend games

It was an up and down weekend for the Sac State men

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Mexican Dance Group Accepting New Members

Raices Grupo Folklorico, the only all adult Mexican dance company in Sacramento, is accepting new members from Sacramento State. The dance group is encouraging anyone over 16 years of age who is interested in learning or presenting the Mexican heritage and culture. The dance group practices are on Monday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. in Yosemite Hall in Room 187. Raices Grupo Folklorico began in 1996 at Sacramento State. The dance group is composed of 20 Sacramento State students. The skills of every dance member vary. There are first time dancers to fourth year dancers. “The company…

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NRA and Young Libertarians deliver message of personal rights

A senior lobbyist for the National Rifle Association told a Sacramento State audience on Monday that accidental death by guns in the United States is at its lowest point in 100 years. NRA member Steve Helsey said he believes it is the result of education provided by the NRA and the development of the trigger lock, in a campus forum sponsored by the Young Libertarians of Sacramento State. The Young Libertarians, recently named ASI Student Leaders of the Week, opened the forum to the public in hopes to inform “the na

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College enrollment to soar nationwide in next decade

(U-WIRE) EAST LANSING, Mich. – A large increase in college enrollment is expected throughout the next decade, according to a report issued last week by the National Center for Education Statistics. And Michigan State University officials aren

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History, Government Departments forced to move across campus

After many years in Brighton and Alpine Halls, the History and Government Departments will be forced to relocate their offices to the third floor of Tahoe Hall in January, and some people are not happy about it. “We like our building and we like our location,” said Mignon Gregg, chair of the Government Department. “We are not necessarily happy with the conditions in Tahoe Hall.” The move is a result of a 1988 revised master plan calling for the removal of the outdated two-story buildings which are located in the middle of campus. The buildings, which include Douglass, Calaveras, Brighton…

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Parents expected to protest Children’s Center program cut

A protest over the plan to close the evening programs of the Children’s Center in January

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Rush week dominates library quad; Panhellenic and the Interfraternity Council recruit potential members

Panhellenic and the Interfraternity Council recruited potential sisters and brothers for its sororities and fraternities this past week. The purpose of the formalized process for the sororities is to ensure all of the chapters get an equal amount of women. The quota set at this year

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Enrollment figures released; university growing

Although the final numbers for the Fall semester have not yet been processed completely, projected numbers were released at the annual budget meeting on Friday, Aug. 25. University officials said fall enrollment at Sacramento State has increased by more than 1,000 students since 1997. The three fall semesters prior to 2000 indicate a rising trend and the estimates for this fall term mirror that trend. Data collected through the University

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This past weekend in Hornet sports

Cross Country Melissa Madeson, the Big Sky Runner of the Week in each of the past two weeks was at it again this weekend, taking another second place finish at the Aggie Invitational in Davis. Madeson finished just 1.4 seconds behind Yvonee Liebig of UC Davis, and finished with a time of 17:55.50 over the five-kilometer course. For the men, Erik Mencarini finished the eight-kilometer course with a time of 25:24.20. This time placed him fifth in a pack of 67 runners. Sac State

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Dance students express themselves artistically

Self-expression isn’t only seen on canvas. In “Eclecion 2000,” the first presentation of the semester by African Creative Expressions, seven students took life experiences, set them to inspiring music, and choreographed dance routines to express themselves through artistic movement. The result is a collection of 10 short performances split into two acts that are as diverse in music as the dance styles used, ranging from jazz, modern, and ballet to hip-hop. “This is their show,” said ACE

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Women

With two wins on the road over the weekend, the women

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Puppet Masters

The theater arts program at Sacramento State offers a variety of classes, but many students would never think to take a course in puppetry. Truth be told, there is more to puppetry than a sock on the hand. The puppetry courses, Theater 115 and 115A, at Sac State are a collaboration of arts where students learn to make puppets, create sets, and develop characters. The students not only learn to perform but are taught in a way that they will be able to teach children the art as well. “Live theater is a passion of mine,” said Richard Bay, a…

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