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Sacramento State Leader
Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Fall Address points to a bright future

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez struck an optimistic note in his annual Fall Address. Speaking on Aug. 29 to more than 800 members of the University community, Gonzalez said, "For the first time in several years, I won't be talking about budget and enrollment cuts for our campus." The good news included Gonzalez' announcement that 25 tenure-track faculty have been added this semester.
Full story | Photos: Fall Move-in Day at Residence Halls
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Made at Sac State: Ryan Coogler, filmmaker on the rise

secondary story image Ryan Coogler, a former Sacramento State football star and 2007 business grad, is taking Hollywood by storm. His debut feature-length film, Fruitvale Station, is picking up one award after another at international film festivals. Get to know this remarkable young man who fell in love with filmmaking at Sac State.
View Video | Plus: Made at Sac State - The Video Magazine

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Sac State study raps citizens' political savvy
A study commissioned by Sacramento State's Center for California Studies has found that Californians are poorly informed about local politics and have unrealistic expectations when it comes to government spending in their communities.
Sac State among top transfer campuses
The University's reputation as a welcoming campus for transfer students has gone national. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Sacramento State eighth among 1,200 campuses surveyed in the number of transfer students accepted.
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Home kickoff this week
Football home opener vs. Southern Oregon, 6:05 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, Hornet Stadium. Tickets: (916) 278-4323 or www.csus.edu/hornettickets.
Gallery art exhibit receptions
Thursday, Sept. 12: "Gong's Ink," 6-8 p.m., Else Gallery; "Paul LeBaron Thiebaud Collection" and "Bright Stripes," Library galleries, 5-8 p.m. Free.
New Moves Dance Collective
Students choreograph pieces that capture love, fear, sorrow - all emotions - through contemporary dance. Performances at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11-12; 8 p.m. Sept. 13-14; and 2 p.m. Sept. 14-15. Tickets: (916) 278-4323 or www.csus.edu/hornettickets.
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