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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

President's Spring Address emphasizes the need to redefine

Citing the state's long-term plan for changing its funding criteria for public higher education, President Alexander Gonzalez emphasized in his Jan. 23 Spring Address that the University must continue to stay ahead of the curve in affordability, accessibility and time-to-degree. He also offered updates on several campus developments, including a number of upgrades to classrooms and other infrastructure elements, new street names and an update to the University's Strategic Plan.
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Markell Williams, Class of 2013: Scholar. Athlete. Leader.

secondary story image Markell Williams came to Sacramento State with two objectives: to earn a bachelor's degree in Sociology so he could help people as others had helped his family; and to play football. He accomplished both goals superlatively. He was a star on the field and in the classroom, graduating with honors in December. But it was football and his role as the team's inspirational leader that put him on his new career path - to become a firefighter.
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Sac Business Review shows optimistic signs
The Sacramento area's economy continues to grow modestly, with signs of optimism in nearly all sectors. That's the outlook in the January 2014 edition of Sacramento Business Review, released Jan. 21 at an event co-hosted by Sac State's College of Business Administration and the Sacramento Metro Chamber.
Exhale author headlines Black History Month
Best-selling novelist Terry McMillan, author of Waiting to Exhale, will deliver a lecture Feb. 6 as the marquee event of Sacramento State's Black History Month celebration. Other highlights include a lecture and art exhibit by Tracy artist Milton Bowens, aka Milton 510, and a free screening of Lee Daniels' The Butler.
Spring semester is abuzz at Sac State
Pay by Phone parking is back; so are the successful ASI Farmers Markets. Some street names on campus have changed, a Hornet Shuttle stop has been moved, and The WELL has some new fitness equipment. And special events, from lectures to concerts, fill the calendar. Get the skinny on all that's going on at Sac State as Spring 2014 gets under way.
Photo album: First day of spring semester

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At Home:
Men's basketball vs. Weber State

Weber State comes to campus to take on the Hornets at The Nest. Game time is 7:05 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1. Tickets

On Campus:
World Music Series: The kora

Karamo Susso, who plays the 21-string kora, opens the spring edition of the series at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Music Recital Hall. Susso has a repertoire that includes jazz and hip-hop.   More
On Campus:
Korean art exhibit: 'The Land and the People'

Print art that's both delicate and bold will be on exhibit at the University Library Gallery Feb. 6-May 17. A reception will be held 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. More

At Home:
Women's basketball vs. E. Washington

The Hornets take on Eastern Washington on Thursday, Feb. 13. Tipoff is 7 p.m. at The Nest. Tickets

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