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The WELL postpones reopening outdoors to Wednesday pending Nelsen’s office’s review

The WELL's windows reflect its south lawn's autumn trees on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. The WELL at Sacramento State planned to open for outdoor fitness by reservation Sept. 17.

Jordan Parker

September 17, 2020

The WELL at Sacramento State planned to open for outdoor fitness by reservation Sept. 17 but is now scheduled to reopen for outdoor services Wednesday pending additional review from the Sac State President’s Office prompted by poor air quality.

The WELL to reopen outdoors Thursday

The WELL at Sacramento State will begin providing outdoor services Thursday. Its

Jenna Cooper

September 15, 2020

The WELL at Sacramento State will reopen Thursday for outdoor socially distanced fitness and recreation after being approved by Sac State administration and Sacramento County. Reservations are required for some equipment use.

CRIME MAP: 33 crimes committed at Sac State over summer

Every week The State Hornet compiles crimes recorded in the campus crime log into a map detailing their location and current status.

Chris Wong, news editor

September 2, 2020

Among crimes reported this summer, 11 involved stolen items, seven were vandalisms, three were sexual assaults from an unknown time and two involved possession of weapons on campus. See where they occurred here.

BROADCAST: Summer news you may have missed

BROADCAST: Summer news you may have missed

Allisyn Mayhew, Mack Ervin III, Max Connor, and Madeleine Beck

August 31, 2020

The first episode of the State Hornet News broadcast for the fall 2020 semester covers stories from the summer, including Sacramento State students struggling to get out of leases at off-campus apartment complexes, former quarterback Kevin Thomson transferring to the University of Washington, California...

President Nelsen ceases campus operations through Sunday citing poor air quality

Sac State displays signs saying face coverings are required as the air quality worsens on campus Thursday, Aug. 20. Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen said only N-95 masks and not cloth or surgical face masks will be effective at protecting against wildfire smoke.

Mercy Sosa and Chris Wong

August 20, 2020

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen ceased non-essential operations on campus through Sunday as California wildfires create poor air quality in the region.

CSU Canciller aborda el protocolo pandémico, antirracismo en evento virtual

El canciller de la Universidad Estatal de California, Timothy White, camina por los pasillos del capitolio estatal el 2 de marzo de 2015, el Día de la Defensa. White participó en un ayuntamiento virtual organizado por CalMatters miércoles 19 de agosto 2020, que cubrió temas incluida la seguridad de COVID-19, políticas contra el racismo, y instrucción virtuales.

Erick Salgado

August 20, 2020

Tim White contestó preguntas de estudiantes sobre el próximo semestre otoño, incluyendo preguntas sobre seguridad en el campus de COVID-19 y el racismo sistémico.

CSU Chancellor addresses pandemic protocol, anti-racism in virtual event

El canciller de la Universidad Estatal de California, Timothy White, camina por los pasillos del capitolio estatal el 2 de marzo de 2015, el Día de la Defensa. White participó en un ayuntamiento virtual organizado por CalMatters miércoles 19 de agosto 2020, que cubrió temas incluida la seguridad de COVID-19, políticas contra el racismo, y instrucción virtuales.

Madeleine Beck, Managing Editor

August 20, 2020

Tim White answered students’ questions about the upcoming fall semester, including questions about COVID-19 safety on campuses and systemic racism.

BSU president presses Sac State to fire professor seen arguing with neighbors

The virtual town hall participants and interpreters check their video cameras before the beginning of the event Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Sacramento State held a virtual town hall where administrators and community members spoke on how the campus can respond to racism.

Chris Wong, news editor

May 19, 2020

The president of Sacramento State’s Black Student Union pressed administrators to fire the professor seen in a viral video where his wife used racial slurs. Sac State BSU president Adwoa Akyianu called for the professor’s firing on Tuesday during a virtual town hall hosted by Sac State, which aimed...

VIRTUAL TOWN HALL PREVIEW: Students prepare to voice their opinions about viral professor video

Provost Steve Perez and Sac State President Robert Nelsen will serve as panelists along with vice president for inclusive excellence Diana Tate Vermeire at a virtual town hall on May 19, 2020, in response to a viral video where a Sac State professor's wife used a racial slur. Screenshot via Facebook. Photos by Rahul Lal and Joseph Daniels. Graphic made in Canva.

Madeleine Beck and Chris Wong

May 17, 2020

Sacramento State will hold a virtual town hall Tuesday in response to a viral video of a Sac State professor and his wife in an argument with their neighbors, in which the wife used a racial slur.  “The town hall is being held to acknowledge the concern expressed by our campus community as well a...

Sac State students struggle with decision to register for virtual classes

Sac State students are concerned with registering for virtual classes during the fall 2020 semester. Graphic made in Canva.

Jordan Latimore

May 15, 2020

After California State University Chancellor Timothy White announced Tuesday that a majority of CSU classes will be held online in fall 2020 across all campuses, Sacramento State students are left having to deal with the ramifications of the decision. Some students are weighing all of their options, i...

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