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Sac State students share how music fuels their gains at The WELL

Colin Madigan April 23, 2021
Students going to The WELL give their opinions on why music improves their workouts.
Student graduates react to Sac State’s CARmencement

Student graduates react to Sac State’s CARmencement

Erick Salgado and Michael Pacheco April 5, 2021
Graduating students of 2020 and 2021 react to Sac State’s decision to hold a CARmencement rather than an in-person commencement.
A year after the COVID-19 pandemic led to the closure of campus, Sacramento State students reflect on their mental health journey and reveal their experiences with mental health. Graphic created in Canva.

Isolation and grief: Sac State students cope with declining mental health during pandemic

Chrissy Martinez April 5, 2021
A year after the COVID-19 pandemic shut down campus, Sacramento State students reflect on their mental health journey and reveal their experiences with mental health, mental health services and more.
JaNay Brown-Wood, Sac State Child and Adolescent Development professor, shares her love of writing with The State Hornet on March 8, 2021. Brown-Wood said love for children’s literature has been her strongest motivation. Photo courtesy of JaNay Brown-Wood.

Sac State professor’s book gets plugged on ‘The Late Show’

Mengting Tian April 1, 2021
JaNay Brown-Wood, a child and adolescent development professor had her book “Imani’s Moon” mentioned on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” Find out more about Brown-Wood’s journey to being a children’s author.
Photo by Dominic Vitiello, graphic by Mercy Sosa

EDITORIAL: Sac State students should be more involved in fall 2021 instruction decisions

State Hornet Editorial Board April 1, 2021

Correction: The original version of this story stated that Sacramento State administration had made no attempt to reach out to students for their opinions on fall 2021 instruction modalities. We have since...

Clockwise, from upper left: UNIQUE Program Advisor Ajamu Lamumba and UNIQUE volunteers Elysse Fresquez and Noah Flores discuss their experience with hosting virtual events in a pandemic in a Zoom meeting on March 12, 2021. Lamumba showed a picture that was taken with his wife and rapper, KRS-One who was a guest speaker for a UNIQUE event.

The ‘UNIQUE’ way Sac State is putting on virtual events

Giana Seltzer March 22, 2021
The Sac State UNIQUE Program went virtual this year, forcing its campus activities to take to Zoom.
Sacramento State could hold classes with at least 50% capacity in the fall 2021 semester Provost Steve Perez said in the faculty senate meeting Thursday, March 18, 2021. The Provost cited the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease director Anthony Fauci behind the reason Sac State could have a higher capacity in its classes come August. Background photo by Rahul Lal. Graphic created in Canva.

Sac State students should expect to return to campus in fall 2021, provost says

Mercy Sosa and Diego Tejeda March 15, 2021
Sacramento State provost Steve Perez said students should expect to return to campus in the fall 2021 semester.
Students exit The WELL at Sacramento State on April 17, 2020. After temporarily closing due to COVID-19 in March 2020, the vision center, located in the WELL, was permanently closed December 2020.

Sac State permanently closes vision center, optometry services eliminated

Emma Hall February 18, 2021
With the vision center’s closure in December 2020, students are left to rely on outside services in lieu of low-cost eye exams.
The Sac State IIPP COVID-19 Safety Plan protocols for students and faculty on campus are assembled to reduce the risk of a COVID-19 infection, but cannot guarantee that the spread of the infection will not occur. Graphic made in Canva by Jenna Cooper and Emmely Ramirez.

Sac State COVID-19 protocol, unmasked

Jenna Cooper and Emmely Ramirez December 17, 2020
As COVID-19 cases rise in Sacramento, what is Sac State doing to keep students on campus safe? Students living on campus share how they feel about Sac State’s COVID-19 protocols.

STATE HORNET NEWS: ‘Stop the Steal’ rally, women’s basketball & volleyball start and more

Aranza Mora, Sara Nevis, Ian Ratliff, and Dominic Vitiello November 16, 2020
On this edition of State Hornet News, “Stop the Steal” rally at the State Capitol, a local group dances in the K Street tunnel, women’s basketball and volleyball start again, and other stories from the State Hornet newsroom.
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