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The State Hornet

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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 gives Nelsen farewell finger

Kris Hall, Multimedia Editor January 25, 2023
Current and former faculty focused on Nelsen’s fancy footwear and flattery during Friday’s roast.
Alexis Jimenez, an anthropology student, addressing the panel of administrators regarding the recent sexual assaults on and near campus in the Redwood Room of the University Union on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. The State Hornet calls on the administration and the Sac State Police Department to increase transparency with the campus community and provide concrete plans for the solutions proposed. Graphic created in Canva by Mercy Sosa. Photo by Alyssa Branum.

EDITORIAL: How are you keeping your campus community safe, Sac State? Your students would like to know.

The State Hornet Editorial Board December 14, 2022
With various sexual assaults impacting students this fall, The State Hornet editorial board urges Sacramento State to increase transparency between administration and students.

Sac State Says: Students dissatisfied with lack of safety improvements on campus

December 11, 2022
Sexual assaults this semester have caused students to feel uneasy about being on campus. Students have reconsidered their enrollment at Sac State, worried about their own safety.
Content creator John Rusanov and his cameraman, second-year business major Eric Shambra, interact with fourth-year biological science student Audrey Dakis while filming a TikTok video outside the Bookstore on Nov. 18. Rusanov has been filming his videos at Sacramento State for about six months.

Sac State students and campus spotlighted in successful TikTok account

Chris Woodard, Arts and Entertainment Reporter December 10, 2022
Rising TikTok star John Rusanov amassed over one million followers inviting Sac State students for skits.

Concerned students talk about their need for better safety at sexual assault town hall

December 3, 2022
Sac State students revealed personal stories in the hopes that it may inspire school administration to act.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion editor, Hannah Asuncion audits the coverage at The State Hornet midway through the fall semester. Asuncion shares the improvements within each sections and which need more coverage for next time. Graphic created in Canva by Mercy Sosa.

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Fall 2022 midway audit results

Hannah Asuncion, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Editor December 1, 2022
The State Hornet continues its diversity audit since the implementation of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion section three semesters ago.
Third-year business major Hailey Neves studies on the second floor of the University Library on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. Neves said making more study rooms available would be good for those looking for a secluded place to study.

University Library to put locks on quiet study rooms

Jacob Peterson, news staffer November 30, 2022
The University Library plans to convert the quiet study rooms to keyed rooms over winter break.
(R-L) Jenny Ruiz and Lillyana Sanchez, both fourth-year ethnic studies majors, hold a   banner near the Sac State Library quad on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022. “We wanted something with a little bit of a shock factor,” Sanchez said. “Other SQE chapters at other campuses have more radical artwork, so this is pretty tame in my opinion.”

Student activist organization hosted a panel for alternatives to campus policing

Elizabeth Meza November 25, 2022
Sac State students speak about their safety concerns on campus.

State Hornet Broadcast: November update

November 21, 2022
Professors make art, Hmong fashion show honors Hmong new year and students demand action at a student-led town hall addressing sexual assault.
Ethnic Studies Professor Anthony Burris outside of Tahoe Hall  Oct. 19. Burris, a member of the Ione Band of Miwok, worked with the university as a representative of his tribe in repatriating items, prior to teaching at Sac State.

Archaeological curation facility working with Native tribes to recover remains

Jacob Peterson November 21, 2022
Sacramento State has been in consultation with tribes to return remains and cultural items in accordance with CalNAGPRA and Assembly Bill 275. Non-federally recognized tribes now get a say in the repatriation process.
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