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The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor
Sacramento State freshman running back BJ Perkinson sprints away from a UC Davis defender in the 64th annual Causeway Classic at Hornet Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Sac State defeated the Aggies 52-47.

Sac State football schedule highlighted with matchup versus Aztecs

Thomas Frey, News editor April 30, 2018

The Sacramento State football schedule includes a trip to compete against San Diego State on Sept. 8, five home games and a short trip across the Yolo Causeway to close out the regular season against UC...

There are 12.5 billion game pieces for the Safeway Monopoly game. Prizes range in value from $5 to $1 million.

Your Safeway Monopoly piece could be a winner

Thomas Frey, News editor April 30, 2018

Have a stack of unopened Monopoly game pieces from Safeway that keeps growing higher before it topples over to consume the entire table? Is the thought of going through each piece daunting? Well, you...

Left to right, Sacramento State senior second baseman Zamari Hinton, senior pitcher Celina Matthias and senior third baseman Marissa Maligad prepare to finish their collegiate careers together as Hornets. The senior trio began playing softball together when they were 8 years old for the Lady Magic travel ball team in Sacramento.

Childhood softball teammates wrap up collegiate careers together

Alex Daniels April 29, 2018

Back when they were all 8 years old, Sacramento State third baseman Marissa Maligad, second baseman Zamari Hinton and pitcher Celina Matthias played travel softball together for the Lady Magic. Now,...

From left, Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen and California Assemblyman Kevin McCarty at McCartys question and answer session at Sac State on Friday.

Kevin McCarty holds Q&A session at Sac State

Will Coburn April 29, 2018

Assemblyman Kevin McCarty, D-Sacramento, answered questions about funding the California State University system and two of his criminal justice reforms at Sacramento State Friday. McCarty started off...

Republic of Ghana president Nana Akufo-Addo delivers his keynote speech following his acceptance of the African Peace Leadership Award in the University Union Ballroom on Saturday, April 28, 2018.

Ghanaian president receives peace leadership award at Sac State, despite human rights issues

Thomas Frey, news editor April 29, 2018

Nana Akufo-Addo, the president of Ghana, received the African Peace Leadership Award at the 27th annual Africa Awards dinner on April 28 at Sacramento State. The award is annually given to someone who...

The Sacramento State softball team celebrates with sophomore outfielder Suzy Brookshire, right, after she hit a home run against the University of North Dakota at Shea Stadium on Saturday, April 28, 2018. The Hornets defeated North Dakota 4-1.

Softball team moves into first place in Big Sky after series win over North Dakota

Alex Daniels April 28, 2018

The Sacramento State softball team won two out of three games against the University of North Dakota in its final home series of the year on Friday and Saturday at Shea Stadium. The Hornets (27-16,...

Sacramento State sophomore Jah Strange lands in the triple jump pit before finishing in second place in the Causeway Classic Duel against UC Davis at Hornet Stadium on Friday, April 28, 2018. Strange also earned a personal best of 24-11.75 for first place in the long jump.

Women’s track and field dominate, men fall in Causeway Classic Dual

Eric Jaramishian April 28, 2018

During an event filled with personal records, the Sacramento State women’s track and field team defeated UC Davis while the men fell against the Aggies in the annual Causeway Classic Duel on Friday at...

Bajha Jordan, left, with banner, the student manager of Health and Wellness Promotion, leads a crowd of students across campus. The Healthy Relationships program at Sac State held a Take Back the Night march on Thursday, April 26.

Sac State students march in the 17th annual Take Back the Night

Vincent Moleski April 27, 2018

Sacramento State students and administration held the 17th annual Take Back the Night walk on campus on Thursday, April 26 to show support for survivors of sexual assault and to speak out against rape. The...

Sacramento State students, faculty and employment recruiters interact at the Education Recruitment Expo event in the University Union Ballroom on Wednesday, April, 18 2018.

As graduation nears, student fears grow

Jordyn Dollarhide April 26, 2018

For most students at Sacramento State, mid-May is the start of a quick break before their next semester; for graduating seniors, commencement on May 18 and 19 is the means to an end. Senior Mackenzie...

#SacStateSays: What is your worst job interview experience?

#SacStateSays: What is your worst job interview experience?

Tessa Devere April 26, 2018

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