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Sacramento City Council announces emergency measures due to coronavirus

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg arrives at the Sac State University Union before speaking as part of the  panel on coronavirus related discrimination Wednesday, March 4, 2020. On Friday March 13, 2020 the city council announced emergency measures help combat the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic

Chris Wong

March 13, 2020

The Sacramento City Council announced emergency measures Friday during a special city council meeting in response to the spread of COVID-19. The meeting was live streamed but closed to the public to comply with Gov. Gavin Newsom’s executive order canceling non-essential public gatherings of more than...

FAQ: Local, state and national responses to COVID-19

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom speaking during a forum hosted by the Campaign for College Opportunity as he runs for governor of California. Newsom declared a state of emergency on March 4 in response to the coronavirus.

Gavin Rock

March 13, 2020

Question: What is the coronavirus? Answer: According to the CDC, coronavirus refers to the family of viruses that are commonly found in humans and animals. Forms of the virus that have spread from animals to people include MERS-Cov, SARS-Cov, and the new virus, which causes the disease called COVID-1...

Sac State professors to choose whether to shift to online classes amid coronavirus concerns

File photo. Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen sent out a SacSend email Tuesday saying professors and instructors can elect to shift part or all of their remaining courses to an online format in light of concerns about the new coronavirus.

Max Connor and Kendra Rivera-Molina

March 10, 2020

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen sent out a SacSend email Tuesday saying professors and instructors can elect to shift part or all of their remaining courses to an online format in light of concerns about the new coronavirus. “After consulting with the Chancellor’s office and our Facul...

Sac State athletic teams will continue to travel on a case-by-case basis amid coronavirus concerns

Sac State senior center Joshua Patton fights for a loose ball with UC Davis junior forward Kennedy Koehler on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at Golden 1 Center. The men's basketball team is currently in Boise, Idaho competing in the Big Sky Conference Tournament

Max Connor and Kendra Rivera-Molina

March 10, 2020

The California State University system has suspended all international and non-essential domestic travel for all campuses and auxiliary organizations until May 31, according to a memo sent by Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer Steve Relyea.  Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen said in a SacSen...

Sac State president announces no campus closure despite Sacramento coronavirus patient

Sac State President Robert Nelsen talks about AB 1460 to members of the Faculty Senate and demonstrators in the Green & Gold Room in Sac State's University Union Thursday, Feb. 27. Nelsen announced on Friday that Sac State will remain open and classes will continue to be in session despite confirmed Sacramento coronavirus case.

Chris Wong and Mercy Sosa

February 29, 2020

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen announced in a SacSend email Friday morning that classes will continue despite the confirmed case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, being treated at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. Nelsen said that no one at Sac State has tested positive for the virus. RE...

Sac State students report man displaying hunting knife on campus Wednesday

A man suspected of displaying a hunting knife and warning two students at Sac State to watch their surroundings. The Sacramento Police Department released this photo Thursday in search of the suspect.

Mercy Sosa

February 27, 2020

Two students reported a man displaying a hunting knife and warning the students to watch their surroundings Wednesday, according to a SacSend email from the Sacramento State Police Department.  The man was walking south of Sac State’s Welcome Center, located adjacent to Parking Structure V, aro...

Sac State suspends study abroad in South Korea due to coronavirus

The first case of coronavirus was confirmed in Sacramento according to Sacramento County's Public Health officials. Pictured is,

Madeleine Beck and Chris Wong

February 27, 2020

Sacramento State suspended all study abroad programs in South Korea Wednesday evening due to the 2019 novel coronavirus’s spread there, according to a press release. “Sacramento State has made the difficult decision to suspend all Sacramento State Programs in South Korea,” said Sac State Public...

Viral video shows attack on former Sac State College Republicans president

Political science major Floyd Johnson II, president emeritus of the Sac State College Republicans. Johnson was involved in an altercation with Sac State student Keaton Hill on Friday that was filmed and went viral on twitter.

Dom Vitiello

December 6, 2019

An altercation that started online turned physical when Keaton Hill was captured on video attacking Floyd Johnson II, president emeritus of the Sacramento State College Republicans. The fight began after the two exited class. Hill was confronted by Johnson and his friend Henry Seufert due to argument...

Sac State student dies following apparent seizure on campus

Police responding to a man having a seizure outside of Sequoia hall on Wednesday. The man was taken to the hospital and later died, according to Jeannie Wong, vice president of University Communications.

Margherita Beale, Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2019

A Sacramento State student died after being rushed to the hospital following an apparent seizure in front of Sequoia Hall Wednesday, university officials said. According to Ed Mills, vice president for student affairs at Sac State, the student was Devin Ryan DeVore, a pre-kinesiology major.  “(D...

Sac State Pi Kappa Alpha chapter no longer under investigation

Sac State Pi Kappa Alpha chapter no longer under investigation

Margherita Beale and Kameron Schmid

February 13, 2019

Sacramento State’s Pi Kappa Alpha chapter is no longer under investigation after university officials discovered the video sent to The State Hornet Tuesday was part of a previous investigation. The video, sent by an anonymous email address, was at the center of an investigation into Pi Kappa Alp...

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