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‘I lose focus a lot more than I usually do’: Sac State students share their struggles with virtual classes

‘I lose focus a lot more than I usually do’: Sac State students share their struggles with virtual classes

Magaly Munoz

April 8, 2020

In Sacramento State’s second week of online-only classes due to the coronavirus outbreak, students are struggling with academics in a virtual format. Students like Hannah Rowles, a recreation, parks and tourism administration major, are having trouble keeping up with the new online workload. Rowles sai...

CRIME MAP: A vandalism, a stolen (then recovered) bike and that’s it

CRIME MAP: A vandalism, a stolen (then recovered) bike and that’s it

Chris Wong, Deputy News Editor

April 4, 2020

Every week The State Hornet compiles crimes recorded in the campus crime log into a map detailing their location and current status. Two crimes were reported in the Sacramento State Police Department’s crime log for the week ending on March 28.  This was the first week that two or fewer crime...

Police detain man casing cars outside Sac State dorms

Police detain man casing cars outside Sac State dorms

Chris Wong, Deputy News Editor

April 3, 2020

Sacramento State police detained and released a man casing cars in the residence hall parking lot around 10 p.m. March 27, officials said. Police responded after community service officers observed the man looking into cars in a residence hall parking lot, Sac State Chief of Police Mark Iwasa sai...

CSU chancellor says on-campus fees will continue, student employees to receive administrative leave

CSU chancellor says on-campus fees will continue, student employees to receive administrative leave

Mercy Sosa

April 2, 2020

In a livestream interview with nonprofit news organization CalMatters on Thursday, California State University Chancellor Timothy White addressed how CSU campuses are transitioning to online learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  Felicia Mello, editor of the CalMatters College Journalism Network, and Aidan ...

Sac State students showcase wide array of talent and artistry

Sac State students showcase wide array of talent and artistry

Garry Singh

April 1, 2020

Sacramento State has many talented students with diverse artistic talents. Each with their own unique story, these Sac State artists are making waves, from rappers and poets to DJs and dancers.   1. Prince Washington - Rapper  IG: @PRINCE4BP Twitter: @PRINCE4BP “My musical goal is really to be the big...

Sac State ASI seeks student census participation online amid COVID-19 restrictions

Sac State ASI seeks student census participation online amid COVID-19 restrictions

Mercy Sosa

April 1, 2020

Sacramento State Associated Students, Inc.’s push for student participation in the 2020 census has gone exclusively virtual due to California’s shelter-at-home order, according to ASI leadership.  The census is a count of the population conducted every 10 years by the U.S. Census Bureau, a n...

Veteran performer has been hypnotizing Sac State students for 25 years

Veteran performer has been hypnotizing Sac State students for 25 years

Luis Platero

March 31, 2020

Tom DeLuca has been performing his comedy hypnosis show for businesses and on college campuses throughout the United States for over 30 years. DeLuca was set to perform in the University Union at Sacramento State on March 12 before all in-person campus events were canceled amid concerns of the coronavirus. Related: Sa...

Sac State offers ‘drive-in wi-fi’ amid coronavirus-induced online classes

Sac State offers ‘drive-in wi-fi’ amid coronavirus-induced online classes

Kylie Robison

March 30, 2020

Sacramento State’s Information Resources & Technology Service Desk implemented “drive-in Wi-Fi” Friday in Parking Structure V for students with difficulty accessing the internet for online classes, according to a SacSend email Thursday from IRT.  Internet access in Parking Structure V will ...

TIMELINE: How COVID-19 has affected Sac State

TIMELINE: How COVID-19 has affected Sac State

Madeleine Beck and Chris Wong

March 30, 2020

The first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Sacramento County on Feb. 21. Less than a month later the county issued a stay-at-home directive to ensure residents only leave their homes for essential chores, with breaking this order potentially resulting in a misdemeanor. Click the images and "Read more" links below...

Sac State moves all summer classes online amid COVID-19 spread

Sac State moves all summer classes online amid COVID-19 spread

Gavin Rock, Chris Wong, and Erick Salgado

March 29, 2020

Sacramento State will hold all summer 2020 courses online due to the spread of the COVID-19, according to a SacSend email sent Sunday. In the email, Sac State President Robert Nelsen said the decision was made after consulting with the CSU Chancellor’s Office, the Faculty Senate Executive Commi...

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