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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor


Japan Day setup with tables and activities in the Library Quad Sunday, April 21, 2024. The event is to celebrate the Festival of Arts and spring coming into bloom for the season.

Sac State blossoms into spring with 17th-annual Japan Day

Ismael Martinez Castillo, Staffer May 3, 2024
The Sac State Japanese Program and Japan Club hosted its 17th-annual Japan Day by celebrating the language and culture through various performances and activities.
Ceramics Guild faculty advisor Scott Parady and junior art major Cyrus Hunter are among students observing ceramic pieces on display at the Ceramics Guild ceramic sale Tuesday, April 30, 2024.  Community members of varying experience levels are encouraged to join.

Sac State’s ceramic club puts their crafts in your hands

Delaney Joyce, Staffer May 2, 2024
Sacramento State members of the Ceramic Guild showcase and sell their ceramic art made throughout the semester in front of Kadema Hall.
A USA women’s soccer player attempts to block Finland at the Homeless World Cup’s introductory street soccer match at Sacramento State’s Hornet Stadium July 8. Street Soccer USA brought the HWC to Sacramento from July 8 to July 15.

Get the ball rolling: Soccermento State hosts Homeless World Cup tournament

Mercy Sosa July 8, 2023
Sacramento State hosts the first tournament of the Homeless World Cup at Hornet Stadium on Saturday.
“Construction Zone” sign posted on the ‘Esak’tima Center door in Lassen Hall Thursday, April 23, 2023 . To respect the land Sac State occupies, the name ‘Esak’tima means ‘A Place Where Knowledge Comes’ in the Nisenan language. (Photo by Jasmine Ascencio).

Renovations further delay launch of Sac State Native student center

Jasmine Ascencio and Elizabeth Meza May 24, 2023
In development since 2016, the ‘Esak’tima Center for Native and Indigenous students is set to open in early October 2023.

Students aim high in Sac State ROTC program

May 8, 2023
Students work to graduate as officers in US Air Force
William Gow, Asian American Studies assistant professor, gives opening remarks before the screening of short films based around Asian America stories during COVID Tuesday, May 2, 2023. Gow’s ETHN 113 Asian American Communities class screened  documentaries.

Asian-American Studies program hosts student art showcase

Jourdan Jackson May 8, 2023
Asian-American studies program awarded $150,000 grant in support of student showcase.
(L-R)  Editor and assistant cinematographer Benjamin Baca, production assistant Emilie Jocson, producer and actor Zane Whitcomb and producer Jake Linn gathering for a break during the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge Thursday, March 30, 2023. Sac State students had five days to produce the short film, highlighting persons’ with disabilities under the theme “romance.”

Disability and Visibility: Sac State Students take on film challenge

Ruth Finch May 1, 2023
The Easterseals film challenge gives Sac State students five days to make a film with a cast and crew with disabilities.
Runners near the start of the 5K Fun Run Thursday, April 27, 2023. The theme for this years run was the 80s.

Flashback Fitness: Sac State’s WELL hosts 15th annual 5k Fun Run

Cristian Gonzalez April 29, 2023
Runners went back in time at The WELL's 80s-themed 5K Fun Run where neon colors, brass band tunes and retro outfits transformed the evening into a blast from the past. Participants embraced the tubular aerobic warm-up and transported themselves to an iconic decade.
The Sacramento Kings ended a 17-year-long playoff drought this season. While they still haven’t reached the peaks of their past, the team has finally become something Sacramento can be proud of again. (Graphic created in Canva by Jack Freeman)

OPINION: The Kings mean more than just basketball

Jacob Peterson, Visuals Editor April 13, 2023
The 2022-2023 basketball season made the Kings something to be proud of again.
The Out of the Darkness Campus Walk commences through the pathways at Sacramento State Thursday, April 6, 2023. Staff from Student Health Counseling Services in The WELL and Vice President of University Affairs, Alexandra Estrella lead the group.

GALLERY: Walk raises mental health awareness, remember victims of suicide

Alyssa Branum April 9, 2023
Hornets swarmed to participate in the event.
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