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The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Sacramento State announced the COVID-19 vaccine will be required to be on campus for the fall 2021 semester. Students, faculty and staff are required to certify their vaccination status by Sept. 13, according to an email from Sac State President Robert Nelsen. File photo.

Sac State and CSU to require COVID-19 vaccine for fall 2021, regardless of FDA approval

Jordan Latimore July 27, 2021
Sac State will require all students, faculty and staff who will be on campus in the fall to certify their COVID-19 vaccinations by Sept. 13, according to an email from Sac State President Robert Nelsen on Tuesday.
Sergeant Vincent Burton (left) of Sacramento State’s Police Department kneels on the neck of a cyclist for approximately 23 seconds while handcuffing him after Corporal Doug Nguyen (right) deployed his stun gun twice into the suspect on June 4, according to anonymous sources. Photo courtesy of Francisco Munoz.

Sac State campus police officer seen kneeling on a man in video

Alex Muegge June 23, 2021
An altercation between cyclists and Sacramento State’s police officers on campus resulted in the tasing, kneeling of a university police officer on a cyclist and arrest on June 4.

Sac State students react to CARmencement

Garry Singh May 20, 2021
Students tell their positive and negative takeaways and how they would decorate their cars for the celebration Friday and Saturday.
Illustration concept by Colin Madigan.

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.
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