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Sac State wins WAC title, advances to play Stanford in NCAA Regional

Sac State wins WAC title, advances to play Stanford in NCAA Regional

Max Jacobs
May 29, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

After capturing the Western Athletic Conference championship in the conference tournament at Hohokam Stadium from May 24-27, the Sacramento State baseball team will play Stanford University on Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Regional.   The 2017 WAC title is the program’s first since 2...

Sac State baseball sweeps final home series, celebrates Senior Day

Sac State baseball sweeps final home series, celebrates Senior Day

Kameron Schmid
May 21, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

Sacramento State’s baseball team beat the UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros 8-6 Saturday to complete a three-game sweep in its last home series, the second series sweep of the Hornets season. Sac State (28-27, 12-12 Western Athletic Conference) locked itself in as the No. 3 seed in next week’s Wes...

Students can sign up for CalFresh at Sac State

Students can sign up for CalFresh at Sac State

Ricardo Coronado
May 17, 2017
Filed under News

If thoughts like, “I have to stop eating out,” “I don’t eat the right foods,” and “I spend too much money on food” ever cross your mind, then you’re likely not alone. Student Health and Wellness at The WELL is helping students at Sacramento State tackle these insecurities by assi...

Sounds of Studying: A State Hornet finals playlist

Sounds of Studying: A State Hornet finals playlist

Kameron Schmid
May 16, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured, Music

Lanea Florence:  Mrs. Dalloway: II. Mrs Dalloway: In The Garden by Max Richter “Really, anything by Max Richter is my go to music for studying. There are no lyrics so I don’t get distracted and his music is a mix between classical music and white noise which is calming and provides good backgroun...

Guide to finals caffeination

Guide to finals caffeination

Matt Lucas
May 15, 2017
Filed under Culture

As a college student, you probably consume coffee in one form or another, but at Sacramento State there are many options to help you through sleepless nights of studying for finals. You could decide to get a quick fix at one of the many vending machines on campus (if they aren’t broken) or you c...

MAP: Students find campus hideaways to take catnaps

MAP: Students find campus hideaways to take catnaps

Sharlene Phou
May 15, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured, Features

(Follow the map below for specific locations) As the semester begins to wind down, students’ stress levels heighten. During this time of the year, students tend to be tired and worn out from their busy class schedules, projects and exams.   At Sacramento State, some students can be spotted ...

Sac State softball team eliminated from Big Sky Tournament

Sac State softball team eliminated from Big Sky Tournament

Noah Alvarez
May 15, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Sacramento State softball team scored 26 runs during the Big Sky Tournament but fell twice to Idaho State for the second year in a row Friday in Ogden, Utah. Each of the nine hitters in the starting lineups had three or more hits in the tournament, but three defensive errors cost Sac State (21-28...

Men’s track and field team takes home Big Sky title

Men’s track and field team takes home Big Sky title

Andre Newell
May 13, 2017
Filed under Featured, Sports, Track And Field

The Sacramento State men’s and women’s track and field teams finished first and third, respectively, in the Big Sky Conference Championships from May 10-13 at Hornet Stadium. Sac State’s men’s team finished with a total of 131.20 points, while the women’s team finished with 107 behind Montana ...

OPINION: For women, working as a sports journalist is rare

OPINION: For women, working as a sports journalist is rare

Sami Soto
May 12, 2017
Filed under Featured, Opinion

We hear about women working in the sports industry falling victim to sexist treatment, but it’s a surreal experience when it actually happens to you. In the two years I’ve worked as a journalist, I’ve avoided writing sports-related articles. My work mainly resides in video stories and the occasional c...

#SacStateSays: ‘What letter grade would you give your overall experience at Sac State?’

#SacStateSays: ‘What letter grade would you give your overall experience at Sac State?’

Cassie Dickman
May 11, 2017
Filed under Video

This week The State Hornet asked students, “What letter grade would you give your overall experience at Sac State?”

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