The new digital divide

The new digital divide

Eight truths of communicating in the digital age.


Enhanced Communication

Does social media help or hurt relationships?

photographer at mono lake

Diary of a Golden State

Legacy project recounts California's past, and future.

Chris Higdon

Distinguished Alumni Awards

Meet Chris Higdon '85 and the rest of this year's outstanding alumni honorees.

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The new digital divideEight truths about communicating in the digital age

Would Alexander Graham Bell have summoned Watson via text message? We'll never know, but our faculty and alumni sources are certain about the ways we communicate in the digital age.

Enhanced Communication
Enhanced communication

Are we hiding behind a digital facade or is social media improving our personal interactions? 

Distinguished Alumni Awards
2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards

The Distinguished Alumni Awards are given jointly by the University and the Sacramento State Alumni Association to recognize alumni and faculty for their professional achievements and community service. Meet this year’s honorees, including Javed Siddiqui ’70, MA ’73 (Civil Engineering).

Where are they now?Where are they and what do they think?

What does Cheryl Dell '82 think is the next big thing? What social media fad is Blake Menezes '12 over? Who does Justin Knighten '08 think is trending? Find out these and more on our "Where are they now?" alumni segment. 

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy doubles its home base

Sac State's Department of Physical Therapy has room to move, grow and prepare students to make a difference for others. Haven't been by their new home in Folsom Hall yet? Take a photo tour.

California Legacy Project
Diary of a Golden State

Biological Sciences Professor Jim Baxter and a colleague from Humboldt State are bringing California's 1.7 million-year history to a television or state park near you.

Also in this issue


KSSU: Radio by students, for students

Student-run radio station KSSU is more than just a student organization. It offers a platform for promoting activities and launches careers for broadcasters like Play On! Sports' Michael Smith '09.

Basketball shot
The shot seen 'round the cyberworld

Less than 48 hours after Dylan Garrity's three-quarter court shot that he made against Weber State, millions had seen the Hornets' win on ESPN, Twitter and Vine.


Before she moved her first box of belongings to campus, Ashley Gonzalez knew her neighbors in Draper Hall...thanks to social networking sites like Facebook.

President Gonzalez
A message from President Gonzalez

"I'm proud to say Sacramento State's students are often at the forefront of modern communications tactics."

The Buzz

Learn about our "app" for parking, meet the Univesity's new provost, find out about Sac State's role in the 2014 March for Babies and more quick takes on campus happenings.

mike winfield
Funny Stuff (Podcasts)

Comedian/actor Mike E. Winfield '01 shares how Sac State helped launch his comedy career. And you'll be surprised how familiar actor Carlos Alazraqui's '86 voice(s) sound... 

Class Notes

Find out the latest news on your fellow Hornets. And your chance to let us know what you're up to.


Your complete list of stories for the Spring 2014 issue.