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Sacramento State President Proposes Incentives To Fix 9 Percent On-Time Graduation Rate

Nelsen announced plans for cash incentives to help students graduate on time, including a $500 tuition credit for taking 15 credit hours in a semester.


<> at US Ambassador Residence on August 23, 2015 in Paris, France.
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Sacramento State Student Who Helped Stop Paris-Bound Train Attack Back In United States

Anthony Sadler’s plane landed in Oregon just past 2 p.m. on Tuesday. He’s expected to make his way back to Sacramento before the fall semester at Sacramento State starts on Monday.


French President Francois Hollande (2nd L) awards off-duty US serviceman Anthony Sadler (2nd L) and British business consultant Chris Norman (L) with France's top Legion d'Honneur medal on August 24, 2015 during a reception at the Elysee Palace in Paris, in recognition of their bravery after they overpowered the Moroccan gunman in the train attack on August 21. AFP PHOTO / POOL / MICHEL EULER 
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Sacramento State Planning Honors For Student Who Helped Stop Train Attack

Sacramento State president Robert Nelsen said the campus is overwhelmed learning Anthony Sadler is set to return to school this year, a kinesiology senior but also a hometown hero.


Police in protective suits stand on a platform next to a Thalys train of French national railway operator SNCF at the main train station in Arras, northern France, on August 21, 2015. A gunman opened fire on a train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris, injuring three people before being overpowered by passengers, French state rail company SNCF and rescue services said. Two of the victims were seriously injured and at least one suffered gunshot wounds, an SNCF spokesman said, adding that the assailant was armed with guns and knives. The motives behind the attack were not immediately known. AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE HUGUEN        (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Of 3 Servicemen Who Stopped Gunman Aboard French Train Are From Sacramento Area

A heavily armed man with ties to radical Islam who was known in three European countries as potentially dangerous escaped the radar when he boarded a high-speed train — but not the courage of three American passengers who took him down.



Sacramento State Project Aims To Digitally Preserve Japanese Internment Camp Memories

120,000 Japanese-Americans were shipped away shortly after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in December of 1941, launching the United States into World War II.


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Sacramento State’s Sankey Named To FCS Defensive Watch List

() — As offenses continue to get faster in college football, two of the best defensive equalizers are sacks and tackles for loss. Both can devastate an offensive drive. The ability to get into opponents’ […]

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Sacramento State Slashing Water Use While School’s Out

The director of sustainability and plant operations on the campus says grounds crews have shut down more than 750 sprinkler heads around campus, saving 2.4 million gallons of water a year. The sprinklers that are in use are now controlled remotely, instead of crews having to manually set timers on each of the 68 controllers.


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Sacramento State Looking For Ways To Save What Little Rain Falls

Water officials from across California gathered at the convention center on Wednesday to learn about the experimental idea that could change the way the state uses rainwater runoff.


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Sacramento State Rowing Team Continues Pledge To Stay Dry During Spring Season

Coach Mike Connors says his team came up with the idea 10 years ago on their own, and it’s now become part of the Hornet rowing culture.


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Sacramento State Students, Neighbors On Edge After Man Found Shot To Death

Neighbors say they’re having lots of trouble with homeless in the area. What’s interesting is police took a report of shots fired around 11:15 p.m. on Wednesday. Responding officers found no evidence of a shooting. The body was discovered on Thursday.


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Conference Titles On The Line For UC Davis, Sacramento State Tonight

The winner of a conference title is the host for next week’s conference tournament. Both UC Davis and Sacramento State could host their respective tournaments.


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Sacramento State Tops Portland State; UC Davis Cuts Magic Number To 2

Mikh McKinney pumped in 21 points and Sacramento State took over first place in the Big Sky Conference with a 73-60 win over Portland State Saturday night.