The State Hornet

Sacramento State football and track and field athlete Elijah Dotson runs at a track and field practice at Hornet Stadium on February 13, 2021. “I just want to be that guy, and me working everyday is the best way for me to do it,” Dotson said.
Sac State’s two-sport athlete chases greatness
Dylan McNeill February 24, 2021
What do you do after making All Big Sky as a running back? Complete a lifelong dream of doing track and field, said Sac State’s Elijah Dotson.
On this edition of The State Hornet News, students will not need COVID-19 vaccines to return to campus, classes next year are expected to be 50% in-person and Congresswoman Doris Matsui tours the Sac State vaccination clinic. Plus, the Sac State softball team begins its season under COVID and our very own Estefany Nuñez breaks down her top 10 unforgettable books by Black female authors.
Author Feminista Jones speaks about Black liberation during a virtual Zoom event hosted by Sac State’s Unique on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. Jones’ event accompanies the university’s celebration of Black History Month.  Photo taken via Zoom by Emma Hall.
Author Feminista Jones talks social media activism at Sac State virtual event
Emma Hall
Feminista Jones, author of “Reclaiming Our Space: How Black Feminists are Changing the World from Tweets to the Streets,” spoke at a virtual Sac State event about Black liberation and social media activism.
Coronavirus Updates
President and co-founder of MealMe Matthew Bouchner works on a computer at his family’s home on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021. Designed alongside co-founder Will Said as a streamlined food photography app last March, MealMe found its niche as a price comparison tool between food delivery services such as Postmates, GrubHub and Doordash. (Taken via Zoom)
Hungry Sac State students can save money and time with MealMe
The app that simplifies food delivery with price comparisons
Skyler Lacey February 23, 2021
The pandemic allowed food delivery apps to flourish, but with the time spent comparing food delivery app prices in your area, how much time and money could you have saved using MealMe?
(left to right) Betsaida LeBron, Bernetta "Penny" Parson, and Tammy Spence will be sharing personal love stories via Zoom Friday, Feb 19, 2021 for Capital Storytelling
Live virtual storytelling event to feature love stories of ‘A Different Kind’
February 18, 2021

Capital Storytelling will host a virtual event Friday featuring storytellers who will share true, personal love stories live on Zoom. Capital Storytelling is a Sacramento organization that provides the community with storytelling events, classes and...

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OPINION: Films by Black directors that deserve to be seen
February 15, 2021
For Black History Month, opinion writer Bradley Hinkson has created a small list of Black directed films that he believes more people should be going out of their way to watch.
Flexibility, strength, delivery: How 3 Black-owned restaurants are surviving the pandemic
Flexibility, strength, delivery: How 3 Black-owned restaurants are surviving the pandemic
February 13, 2021
Despite major setbacks, these Sacramento Black-owned businesses have still found ways to positively impact their community.