BIG NIGHT--Sacramento State
President Alexander Gonzalez and CSU Trustee George Gowgani
listen as honoree Eli Broad speaks to a packed house at this
year’s Green and Gold Gala.
Sac State has hosted some legendary speakers and performers in its
60 years of instruction including Martin Luther King Jr. Notable
musical acts have ranged from Jimi Hendrix to The Ramones to Genesis.
Alumni Center hosts pre-game parties before each home football game,
featuring music, food and a great social environment. Doors open
two hours before the start of the game.
news: $4.7 million in gifts
event billed as “an evening of art, music and the unexpected”
delivered with the announcement of nearly $5 million in gifts during
the Green and Gold Gala at Sacramento State.
hopefuls debate on campus
State and the California Broadcasters Association co-hosted the
only live statewide debate between candidates Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger
and State Treasurer Phil Angelides on Saturday, Oct. 7.
bond on state ballot
voters in Sacramento and across the state go to the polls on Nov.
7, among numerous candidates and measures to consider will be Proposition
1D, the Kindergarten-University Public Education Facilities Bond
Act of 2006. Passage of Prop. 1D would allow the state to sell $10.4
billion in general obligation bonds of which higher education facilities
would receive $3.1 billion.
A ‘matey’ good time
fun and games will reappear this year at the fourth annual Pirate
Ghost Ship Spooktacular from 7 to 10 p.m., Monday, Oct. 30 and Tuesday,
Oct. 31 at the Challenge Center, located behind Yosemite Hall.
years of theater
year, Sacramento State’s Theatre and Dance Department celebrates
its 50th anniversary with a host of performances, lectures and forums
that celebrate the dramatic arts, beginning with The Crucible’s
reappearance on campus. The performances are through Oct. 29.
returns for 29th year
gala performance and keynote address by American composer and virtuoso
pianist Frederic Rzewski will launch the 2006 Festival of New American
Music at Sacramento State Nov. 2 through Nov. 12.
sweeps UC Davis
Senior Atlee Hubbard led the Hornets with 17 kills and senior Kristin
Lutes tallied a match-high 29 digs to lead Sacramento State to a
three-game sweep (30-25, 30-26, 30-27) of UC Davis in a non-conference
volleyball match Oct. 17.
Basketball getting ready
Fresh off a season in which the team set a program Div. I record
(1991-pres.) with 15 victories and advanced to the Big Sky Conference
Tournament for the fourth-consecutive season, the Sacramento State
men’s basketball team kicked off the new season with its first
practice Oct. 13.
records in Cross Country
All 18 Sacramento State runners set or tied their personal bests
as the Hornets competed at the Bronco Invitational on Oct. 14. Dominic
Vogl led the men’s team by finishing 10th overall in 24:46.