Tag Archives: Sacramento State

Sacramento celebrates its hometown heroes

More than 10,000 people from all over the state crowded the streets near the State Capitol downtown to celebrate the heroic acts of Anthony Sadler, Alex Skarlatos, and Spencer Stone despite a hot and smoky Friday, Sept. 11. The young

Remembering Mike Nishio

Over 700 family, friends, McClatchy staff, and former students attended the funeral of Mike Nishio at the Sacramento Buddhist Temple on Riverside Boulevard on July 16. The entire temple and gymnasium were full for the service. In mid-June Mike and

Locals share memories of 2013, hopes for 2014

As local residents are preparing to ring in the New Year, it is certainly a timely endeavor to find out what a few of these people, and some visitors of the area, think about 2013 and what their hopes are

‘Funday’ highlights expanded Festival of the Arts

A new “Family Sunday Funday” on April 14 is the centerpiece of a dramatically expanded Festival of the Arts at Sacramento State. Presented by the University’s College of Arts and Letters, this year’s festival will run April 12-17 and will

Exhibits open at Sac State galleries

“Three Sisters Bound to the Elements” is the first of two free exhibits kicking off the Spring semester in Sacramento State’s Library galleries. The exhibit by Chinese-born sisters Hong, Bo and Ling Zhang displays works based on the three elements

Sac State ‘Renaissance Man’ wins faculty award

Sacramento State Chemistry Professor James Ritchey is the 2013 recipient of the Andreoli Faculty Service Award.  The honor was presented during the California State University Biotechnology Symposium, Jan. 3-5 at the Anaheim Marriott. The honor recognizes a faculty member who

Professor Francie Dillon wins arts award

When Professor Francie Dillon was named Arts Educator of the Year by the Arts & Business Council of Sacramento during an Oct. 12 luncheon, she wasn’t sure how to get her message across in her acceptance speech. So she borrowed

Sac State’s Katrina Currie wins Hearst Award

The path to a college degree is never easy. For Sacramento State’s Katrina Currie, it was an especially rough road, but a road that has paid off in more ways than one – most recently with the honor of a

Green, gold and entertaining

Sac State announces fall arts lineup Fall is almost here, and things are falling into place for another season of entertaining and thought-provoking performances and exhibits at Sacramento State, courtesy of the University’s arts programs. At the heart of the

Hundreds of freshmen converge on Sac State for life-changing camp

With the 2012-13 school year fast approaching, incoming high school freshmen often face that sometimes-difficult transition from middle school with a mixture of wonder, fear and trepidation. To help alleviate a little of that fear, 16-year-old Shia Streator, McClatchy High