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CRIME MAP: An assault that went viral and 3 reports of thefts

CRIME MAP: An assault that went viral and 3 reports of thefts

Dom Vitiello

December 10, 2019

Every week, The State Hornet will compile crimes recorded in the campus crime log into a map detailing their location and current status. Over the course of last week, there were seven crimes reported in the Sacramento State Police Department’s crime logs, four of which were thefts and one assaul...

Sac State students say Cal Fit tricked them with aggressive sales tactics

Sac State students say Cal Fit tricked them with aggressive sales tactics

Margherita Beale, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2019

Sacramento State computer science major Alex Nguyen was catching up on his emails after a late night of homework when he received a notification that he says is still branded in his mind. Nguyen had just received an email from California Family Fitness, a Sacramento-area gym, notifying him he wou...

Viral video shows attack on former Sac State College Republicans president

Viral video shows attack on former Sac State College Republicans president

Dom Vitiello

December 6, 2019

An altercation that started online turned physical when Keaton Hill was captured on video attacking Floyd Johnson II, president emeritus of the Sacramento State College Republicans. The fight began after the two exited class. Hill was confronted by Johnson and his friend Henry Seufert due to argument...

Woman files lawsuit after 4-year-old daughter falls through Sac State staircase railing

Woman files lawsuit after 4-year-old daughter falls through Sac State staircase railing

Jordan Silva-Benham, News Editor

December 4, 2019

After her daughter fell through a staircase railing in Sacramento State’s Capistrano Hall last year, Lihua Tang filed a lawsuit Nov. 13 against the California State University Board of Trustees regarding a complaint of personal injury due to dangerous public property. The plaintiffs — Tang, her 4-year-old daug...

Devin Ryan DeVore was ‘tenderhearted, willing to take in the whole world’

Devin Ryan DeVore was ‘tenderhearted, willing to take in the whole world’

Ashton Byers

November 29, 2019

Ten days after her son’s passing, Jennyne Trani traveled from her home in Nevada to Sacramento to pick up her son’s ashes and meet with Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen. They walked over to the spot where he collapsed. She said that it was the closure she needed.  Devin Ryan DeVore collapsed outside of Sequo...

Sac State Indigenous students and educators reflect on what Thanksgiving means to them

Sac State Indigenous students and educators reflect on what Thanksgiving means to them

Kendra L. Rivera

November 27, 2019

The first Thanksgiving was held sometime between late September and early November in the year 1621 at the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts, according to the California State Indian Museum, a three-day feast held between colonists and Indigenous men. It is estimated that somewhere between 5 and 15 million Indigenous people lived in what is now the United States when Christopher ...

Savannah on the Street: Sac State Students on the struggle of parking

Savannah on the Street: Sac State Students on the struggle of parking

Savannah Solley

November 26, 2019

With limited parking at Sacramento State, students struggle daily to find parking, leaving many to drive around campus looking for a free spot, something University Transportation and Parking Services Director Tony Lucas calls “shark to park.” The State Hornet reporter Savannah Solley took to the str...

Recent Sac State investigation of Pi Kappa Alpha unrelated to Molina death

Recent Sac State investigation of Pi Kappa Alpha unrelated to Molina death

Jordan Silva-Benham, News Editor

November 22, 2019

Following the end of a six-month police investigation into the death of William Molina, a Sacramento State student and Pi Kappa Alpha member, university officials said they will not investigate the fraternity in relation to the incident. The Sacramento Police Department’s investigation into Molina...

Black College Expo provides academic resources, application assistance Saturday at Sac State

Black College Expo provides academic resources, application assistance Saturday at Sac State

Nijzel Dotson

November 22, 2019

The National College Resources Foundation will be bringing their Black College Expo to Sacramento State on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The event will be held in the University Union and is open to Black high school juniors and seniors and community college students from the Sacramento area. A...

Sac State police say library evacuation and Wildfire report of threat unrelated

Sac State police say library evacuation and Wildfire report of threat unrelated

Max Connor, News Editor

November 21, 2019

Sacramento State’s University Library saw its share of commotion Wednesday night due to the warning of a threat to the school posted on student social media app Wildfire and an unrelated tripping of the building’s fire alarm that shortly followed. At approximately 6:15 p.m., a user on Wildfire posted that anoth...

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