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Sac State student dies in head-on collision

Sac State student dies in head-on collision

Kelly Kiernan, Multimedia Editor

January 10, 2020

Kaitlin St. Croix, a Sacramento State junior, died in a head-on collision in Stanislaus County Thursday, according to University Communications. St. Croix was a child development major and a resident assistant. “It is with heavy hearts that Sacramento State administration confirms the death ...

Sac State men’s basketball team dominates Idaho State for first Big Sky Conference win

Sac State men’s basketball team dominates Idaho State for first Big Sky Conference win

Michael Wiggins

January 4, 2020

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team won its first Big Sky Conference game of the season Saturday night against Idaho State, 68-49. Sac State (8-4, 1-2 Big Sky) returned to The Nest to face the Bengals (5-7, 1-2) after losing back-to-back games in Montana, first to Montana State 66-51 Dec....

Sac State women’s tennis team starts fundraiser to pay for already purchased lockers

Sac State women’s tennis team starts fundraiser to pay for already purchased lockers

Shikhar Mohan

December 16, 2019

The Sacramento State women’s tennis team recently generated a fundraiser on the Hornet Athletics website to bring in money for new lockers that had already been purchased. The fundraiser was created to build the first-ever locker room for the women’s tennis program on Sac State’s campus. When fi...

Driver arrested after getting van stuck in Sac State parking structure

Driver arrested after getting van stuck in Sac State parking structure

Cory Jaynes, Managing Editor

December 13, 2019

The Sacramento State Police Department arrested an individual that was “under the influence” Thursday morning after he tried to abandon a “large transport van” he drove into Parking Structure 1, according to the department’s Facebook page. The driver reportedly drove the van into the parking stru...

CRIME MAP: An assault that went viral and 3 reports of thefts

CRIME MAP: An assault that went viral and 3 reports of thefts

Dom Vitiello

December 10, 2019

Every week, The State Hornet will compile crimes recorded in the campus crime log into a map detailing their location and current status. Over the course of last week, there were seven crimes reported in the Sacramento State Police Department’s crime logs, four of which were thefts and one assaul...

Sac State students say Cal Fit tricked them with aggressive sales tactics

Sac State students say Cal Fit tricked them with aggressive sales tactics

Margherita Beale, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2019

Sacramento State computer science major Alex Nguyen was catching up on his emails after a late night of homework when he received a notification that he says is still branded in his mind. Nguyen had just received an email from California Family Fitness, a Sacramento-area gym, notifying him he wou...

Viral video shows attack on former Sac State College Republicans president

Viral video shows attack on former Sac State College Republicans president

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...

Woman files lawsuit after 4-year-old daughter falls through Sac State staircase railing

Woman files lawsuit after 4-year-old daughter falls through Sac State staircase railing

Jordan Silva-Benham, News Editor

December 4, 2019

After her daughter fell through a staircase railing in Sacramento State’s Capistrano Hall last year, Lihua Tang filed a lawsuit Nov. 13 against the California State University Board of Trustees regarding a complaint of personal injury due to dangerous public property. The plaintiffs — Tang, her 4-year-old daug...

Devin Ryan DeVore was ‘tenderhearted, willing to take in the whole world’

Devin Ryan DeVore was ‘tenderhearted, willing to take in the whole world’

Ashton Byers

November 29, 2019

Ten days after her son’s passing, Jennyne Trani traveled from her home in Nevada to Sacramento to pick up her son’s ashes and meet with Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen. They walked over to the spot where he collapsed. She said that it was the closure she needed.  Devin Ryan DeVore collapsed outside of Sequo...

Sac State Indigenous students and educators reflect on what Thanksgiving means to them

Sac State Indigenous students and educators reflect on what Thanksgiving means to them

Kendra L. Rivera

November 27, 2019

The first Thanksgiving was held sometime between late September and early November in the year 1621 at the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts, according to the California State Indian Museum, a three-day feast held between colonists and Indigenous men. It is estimated that somewhere between 5 and 15 million Indigenous people lived in what is now the United States when Christopher ...

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