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Hundreds gather at Sac State vigil honoring slain police officer

Hundreds gather at Sac State vigil honoring slain police officer

Jordan Silva-Benham

June 24, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Hundreds of law enforcement officers, community members and students gathered at Sacramento State for a vigil Sunday evening to honor fallen alumna and Sacramento Police officer Tara O’Sullivan. O’Sullivan was shot and killed Wednesday after responding to a domestic violence call in North Sacramento. The vigil began with local law enforcement officers walking to the ...

26-year-old police officer killed in North Sacramento was Sac State alumna

26-year-old police officer killed in North Sacramento was Sac State alumna

Margherita Beale and Cory Jaynes

June 20, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

Tara O’Sullivan, a 26-year-old Sacramento State alumna and Sacramento Police Department officer, was shot and killed Wednesday night while on a domestic disturbance call in North Sacramento. O’Sullivan was shot by an “AR-15 style rifle” just after 6 p.m. while helping a woman collect her bel...

Sac State baseball team finishes regular season with 33-22 record

Sac State baseball team finishes regular season with 33-22 record

Shaun Holkko

May 22, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Campus, Featured, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team enter the 2019 Western Athletic Conference tournament Wednesday for the eighth straight season under head coach Reggie Christiansen, seeking the team’s third conference title. The Hornets now prepare for their eighth straight appearance in the WAC tournament. Si...

William Molina awarded honorary degree posthumously at Sac State commencement

William Molina awarded honorary degree posthumously at Sac State commencement

Mitchel Bobo

May 19, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Sacramento State student William Molina was awarded a degree posthumously during Saturday’s commencement for the university’s College of Business Administration. Molina died on April 12 after being wounded in a pellet gun shooting at an “off campus gathering”, at Lycoming Court. The property houses some m...

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Black student athletes’ fight for social justice in Sac State athletics

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Black student athletes’ fight for social justice in Sac State athletics

Milan Cabebe

May 17, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Campus, From the Archives, Sports

In 1969, Sacramento State basketball players voiced their grievances against the university's athletics department at a public press conference held on campus after experiencing prejudice and discrimination while on the team. The team was coached by Jack Heron at the time. The disagreement on his ha...

Q&A: Sac State student talks Oxford, involvement in deaf community

Q&A: Sac State student talks Oxford, involvement in deaf community

Robert Pierce

May 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, Culture

Sacramento State student Sarah Potter grew up signing American Sign Language, but hasn’t actively used the language in 15 years. A business administration and English literature double major, Potter is exempt from any language requirements but is still taking classes in ASL and deaf studies in or...

Only 1 off-campus Greek house subject to Sac State policies

Only 1 off-campus Greek house subject to Sac State policies

Clarissa Pacheco

May 16, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Off-campus housing for Greek chapter officially recognized and registered by Sacramento State is limited, with only one recognized house among 37 chapters. Sac State’s Greek life community includes 16 fraternities and 21 sororities, all of which are recognized by the university, according to university...

#SacStateSays: ‘Why are you stressed?’

#SacStateSays: ‘Why are you stressed?’

Ashton Byers

May 16, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Video

The State Hornet asked students about the stressors they are facing as the semester comes to a close. Answers varied from finals to procrastinating on papers. Some students felt the professors needed to space the deadlines of their assignments to avoid having to cram last minute....

Q&A: Track and field athlete, Khala Clarke, spends her free time blogging

Q&A: Track and field athlete, Khala Clarke, spends her free time blogging

Imani Morton

May 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, Sports, Track And Field

Third-year track and field athlete Khala Clarke made the Sacramento State Hornets team her sophomore year after a 12-day tryout. Her love for track began after trying various sports in high school through her coaches’ recommendations, and track was the sport that stuck with her. Although the 400-meter hu...

California American Indian tribal nation donates $750,000 to Sac State

California American Indian tribal nation donates $750,000 to Sac State

Travis Boudreau

May 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, an American Indian tribe located in Yolo County, recently donated $750,000 to Sacramento State’s Native American Studies program, in order to provide scholarship opportunities for students. Annette Reed, professor and director of Native American Studies at Sac State, said t...

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