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Sac State continues to make campus security improvements

Sac State continues to make campus security improvements

Claire Morgan and Kameron Schmid

December 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, Featured, News, Uncategorized

After a handwritten note making violent threats was found on its campus, California State University, Northridge canceled classes and moved finals off campus. According to The Sundial, CSU Northridge's campus news organization, campus police are investigating the threat. After a series of 2017 mass shootings, including one in Las Vegas...

New law will require automated defibrillators in renovated buildings

New law will require automated defibrillators in renovated buildings

Caleb Danielson

December 12, 2018


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A new law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown in September will eventually require buildings that undergo substantial renovations to install automated external defibrillators, also known as AEDs. The author of the bill, Sen. Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) released a statement pointing out the advantages of AEDs...

The first year experience: a special package

The first year experience: a special package

The State Hornet

December 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

The transition to college — whether it be from high school or community college — is often not easy. Students are faced with adapting to an unfamiliar environment, building new social circles and finding oneself in what sometimes feels like a completely different community. This is a look at how...

Seniors overcome stress to apply for graduate school

Seniors overcome stress to apply for graduate school

Camille Escovedo

December 11, 2018


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Before their undergraduate careers come to an end at Sacramento State, some seniors are mapping out the next step in their next academic journey: graduate school. Applying for graduate school is intense for Christine Chen, a health science major. “I’ve been so tired this entire semester,” Che...

Video: Sac State students share how they use the University Library

Video: Sac State students share how they use the University Library

Rudy Obstaculo

December 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Video

With finals week just around the corner, the University Library at Sacramento State is filled with students as they finish off remaining assignments and prepare for final exams. According to the University Library website, students can use the library database to search for books or academic journals for research...

First-year students at Desmond Hall share dorm experiences

First-year students at Desmond Hall share dorm experiences

Aaron Jackson

December 8, 2018


Filed under Campus, Culture

More than 2,100 of the 31,191 students enrolled at Sacramento State live in college-owned or college-operated housing, according to Michael Speros, executive director of university housing. Desmond Hall houses approximately 250 of those students in double-occupancy rooms. Desmond Hall, built in 1991, is one of six residence halls where first-year students at Sac ...

New campus medication abortion bill introduced

New campus medication abortion bill introduced

Sami Soto

December 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

A bill looking to require abortion medication on California public university campuses is making its way to the state legislature for the second time. Senate Bill 24 is nearly identical to Senate Bill 320 — which was vetoed by Gov. Jerry Brown in October. Both bills were authored by Sen. C...

Students receive a two-week extension for CSU fall 2019 applications

Students receive a two-week extension for CSU fall 2019 applications

Ashton Byers

December 7, 2018


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In response to the disruption of classes caused by wildfires in Northern and Southern California, the California State University system extended their Priority Application Deadline for the fall 2019 semester by two weeks. The original deadline to apply to Sac State and any other CSUs was previou...

#SacStateSays: ‘What subculture are you a part of?’

#SacStateSays: ‘What subculture are you a part of?’

Alicia Lopez

December 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Culture

Outside of school, every student has a niche that they’re a part of. Through music, entertainment or fashion, students have their own life off campus. The State Hornet went out to talk to students about what subcultures they take part in. Continue the conversation using the hashtag #SacStateSays on yo...

‘Keeping the Dream Alive’ conference provides support for immigrant students

‘Keeping the Dream Alive’ conference provides support for immigrant students

Will Coburn

December 6, 2018


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Sacramento State’s Dreamer Resource Center hosted the third annual “Keeping the Dream Alive” conference for students with mixed immigration status backgrounds and educators in the Union Ballroom this week. The conference started three years ago as a summit to help immigrant students at Sac ...

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