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BSU president presses Sac State to fire professor seen arguing with neighbors

The virtual town hall participants and interpreters check their video cameras before the beginning of the event Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Sacramento State held a virtual town hall where administrators and community members spoke on how the campus can respond to racism.

Chris Wong, news editor

May 19, 2020

The president of Sacramento State’s Black Student Union pressed administrators to fire the professor seen in a viral video where his wife used racial slurs. Sac State BSU president Adwoa Akyianu called for the professor’s firing on Tuesday during a virtual town hall hosted by Sac State, which aimed...

VIRTUAL TOWN HALL PREVIEW: Students prepare to voice their opinions about viral professor video

Provost Steve Perez and Sac State President Robert Nelsen will serve as panelists along with vice president for inclusive excellence Diana Tate Vermeire at a virtual town hall on May 19, 2020, in response to a viral video where a Sac State professor's wife used a racial slur. Screenshot via Facebook. Photos by Rahul Lal and Joseph Daniels. Graphic made in Canva.

Madeleine Beck and Chris Wong

May 17, 2020

Sacramento State will hold a virtual town hall Tuesday in response to a viral video of a Sac State professor and his wife in an argument with their neighbors, in which the wife used a racial slur.  “The town hall is being held to acknowledge the concern expressed by our campus community as well a...

Sac State students struggle with decision to register for virtual classes

Sac State students are concerned with registering for virtual classes during the fall 2020 semester. Graphic made in Canva.

Jordan Latimore

May 15, 2020

After California State University Chancellor Timothy White announced Tuesday that a majority of CSU classes will be held online in fall 2020 across all campuses, Sacramento State students are left having to deal with the ramifications of the decision. Some students are weighing all of their options, i...

CSU announces all campuses, including Sac State, will hold most classes online in the fall

The CSU Board of Trustees meets virtually on Zoom Tuesday, May 12, 2020. CSU Chancellor Tim White announced that classes will be primarily virtual with some exceptions for in-person activities that cannot be done virtually.

Kendra Rivera-Molina and Chris Wong

May 12, 2020

A majority of California State University classes will be held online in fall 2020 across all campuses, including Sacramento State, according to CSU Chancellor Timothy White.  White confirmed at a CSU board of trustees meeting Tuesday that the CSU’s 23 campuses will hold almost all courses virt...

Sac State Office for Equal Opportunity holds panel on sexual misconduct

A panel addressing sexual misconduct was held via Zoom call Friday, May 8 by the Office for Equal Opportunity at Sac State. Graphic made in Canva.

Jesse Tapia

May 8, 2020

Sacramento State’s Office for Equal Opportunity held a panel discussion Friday via Zoom in an effort to clarify the processes for reporting sexual misconduct.  The Associate Director for the Office for Equal Opportunity, Alison Nygard, said that the office is still providing help to students virtu...

CRIME MAP: Assault/Battery at Upper Eastside Lofts near Sac State

CRIME MAP: Assault/Battery at Upper Eastside Lofts near Sac State

Erick Salgado

May 7, 2020

Every week The State Hornet compiles crimes recorded in the campus crime log into a map detailing their location and current status. Only one crime was reported in the Sacramento State Police Department’s crime log for the week ending on May 2. There was a report of assault/battery at the Upper ...

How Sac State arts students are transitioning to online classes

Sac State Students Joyce Vang, Miguel Forbes and Taylor Hill perform the dance

Piper Haitsuka and Dylan McNeill

May 6, 2020

Many Sacramento State arts students have reported difficulty transitioning from in-person to online classes due to California’s shelter-at-home order.  Sac State senior Maia Pheng is working on getting her bachelor’s degree in art history with a focus in modern and contemporary art.  “A ...

‘That was kinda my only chance’: Sac State students speak on study abroad cancellations

Sac State announced that all study abroad programs were suspended for fall 2020 due to COVID-19. Students are now left to reevaluate their plans. Graphic made on Canva.

Jesse Tapia

May 5, 2020

Liliana Mazza, an international relations and geography double major at Sacramento State said that she has wanted to study abroad in Brazil since high school.  Her dream was crushed after Sac State suspended all study abroad programs for fall 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Students were told to...

Hawaii voted ‘Best Zoom Background’ in 2020 Best of Sac State poll

Hawaii voted ‘Best Zoom Background’ in 2020 Best of Sac State poll

Tara Gnewikow

May 4, 2020

With all spring semester classes and meetings online, Sacramento State students and faculty have been using virtual backgrounds on Zoom to lighten the mood. Zoom users can show pictures or videos behind them during meetings using the application’s virtual background feature. Users can upload their...

‘She Kills Monsters’ voted ‘Best Campus Performance’

‘She Kills Monsters’ voted ‘Best Campus Performance’

Piper Haitsuka

May 4, 2020

Themes of acceptance and queer visibility are shown through “She Kills Monsters,” a drama production based on the game Dungeons and Dragons that ran from Oct. 23 to Nov. 3, 2019 at Sacramento State’s University Theatre. The play was voted “Best Campus Performance” in The State Hornet’s a...

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