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Court date set for Sac State student accused of embezzlement

Court date set for Sac State student accused of embezzlement

Reanna Simmons

April 2, 2019


Filed under Campus, Crime, Featured, News

The Sacramento County District Attorney set an April 24 court date for the Sacramento State student accused of embezzling funds intended for the university’s Dreamer Resource Center emergency fund. Sac State’s bursar's office was notified by a member of the Wells Fargo team that several checks m...

Police searching for suspects in robbery near Sac State bus stop

Police searching for suspects in robbery near Sac State bus stop

Reanna Simmons

March 11, 2019


Filed under Campus, Crime, News, Police And Fire

A robbery occurred near a bus stop behind Sacramento State’s The WELL on College Town Drive just after midnight Monday. The victim was at at the curb behind The WELL on College Town Drive when a vehicle approached them, according to a SacSend email sent Monday by the Sacramento State Police Departme...

Researcher visits Sac State to discuss cost of mass incarceration

Researcher visits Sac State to discuss cost of mass incarceration

Jordan Silva-Benham and Camille Escovedo

March 8, 2019


Filed under Crime, Featured, News, Stephon Clark

  Researcher Kelly Lytle Hernández shared her research of the history and cost of mass incarceration in Los Angeles, California with Sacramento State students Thursday evening in the University Union ballroom. Story continues below tweet. Hernandez said she sees mass incarceration “m...

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


Filed under Breaking News, Featured, News

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...

Anonymous video shows alleged Sac State Greek pledge vomiting

Anonymous video shows alleged Sac State Greek pledge vomiting

Margherita Beale and Kameron Schmid

February 12, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Instagram, News

In the wake of allegations of misconduct in university Greek life, a second anonymous video was sent to The State Hornet showing a man said to be a pledge of Sacramento State’s Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity chapter inebriated and vomiting as others watch. The video was sent to The State Hornet Tuesd...

Video from anonymous source claims to show Sac State fraternity hazing ritual

Video from anonymous source claims to show Sac State fraternity hazing ritual

Will Coburn and Kameron Schmid

February 8, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Instagram, News

A second anonymous email sent to The State Hornet contains a video described to show the hazing of a current member of Sacramento State’s Delta Chi chapter. The video is said to show a current member being “kidnapped” in 2017. The video shows a man bound and gagged on a table as others hold...

CRIME LOGS: 10 most notable crimes over winter break

CRIME LOGS: 10 most notable crimes over winter break

Margherita Beale and Claire Morgan

January 29, 2019


Filed under Campus, Crime, Featured, News

In an effort to increase transparency on campus, the State Hornet is taking a record of the 10 most notable crimes that occurred each week. The description of the crimes were gathered based on information provided in the Sacramento State Police Department’s crime logs. Over winter break, five out of ...

Dates are set for Sac State’s ‘largest graduation ever’

Dates are set for Sac State’s ‘largest graduation ever’

Claire Morgan, Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured, Instagram, News

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen announced plans to hold Spring 2019 commencement ceremonies — the university’s “largest graduation ever” — over three days at the Golden 1 Center. “We are excited that we will be able to celebrate graduation with our students, their friends, and ...

Sac State fires head football coach Jody Sears after 2-8 season

Sac State fires head football coach Jody Sears after 2-8 season

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

November 26, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured, Football, Instagram, Sports

Sears went 20-35 in five years at Sac State

Woman rescued after jumping off Guy West Bridge

Woman rescued after jumping off Guy West Bridge

Shaun Holkko, Eric Jaramishian, and Francina Sanchez

October 31, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured, Instagram, News

A woman jumped off the Guy West Bridge into the American River at Sacramento State Wednesday and was rescued by the Sacramento Fire Department. Emergency responders arrived shortly after 6 p.m. and were able to rescue the woman by boat after she swam closer to the river bank, said Greg Powell, Sac...

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