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FAQ: What is the U.S. Census? Should you participate?

FAQ: What is the U.S. Census? Should you participate?

Mercy Sosa

March 28, 2020

U.S. Census Day will be observed nationally on April 1, and most Americans are invited to participate. The census is a count of the population conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, a non-partisan federal agency. The census includes the U.S. and its five territories, and it takes note of every citi...

‘Financially, it’s kind of ugly for me’: How the coronavirus hurts Sac State students’ finances

‘Financially, it’s kind of ugly for me’: How the coronavirus hurts Sac State students’ finances

Garry Singh

March 22, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has forced businesses throughout the nation to cut hours or close, leaving many out of work, including students at Sacramento State.   On Thursday, the state of California ordered residents to “stay home except for essential needs” to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, t...

‘Gender-blind’ Romeo & Juliet play canceled amid coronavirus concerns

‘Gender-blind’ Romeo & Juliet play canceled amid coronavirus concerns

Piper Haitsuka and Laura Tang

March 19, 2020

Sacramento State’s production of “Romeo and Juliet” was intended to break gender boundaries in a unique rendition of the popular play by William Shakespeare, but it was cancelled in an effort to halt the spread of the new coronavirus.  All of the scheduled theatre productions have been cancelled for...

FAQ: How do I know if I have COVID-19? What steps should I take to prevent the spread?

FAQ: How do I know if I have COVID-19? What steps should I take to prevent the spread?

Mercy Sosa

March 18, 2020

With many people releasing information regarding the coronavirus outbreak, it has become difficult for the public to break down the facts.  The State Hornet compiled some explanations for hard-to-answer questions on the COVID-19 pandemic, provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention a...

Sacramento’s Midtown Farmers Market still open despite coronavirus outbreak

Sacramento’s Midtown Farmers Market still open despite coronavirus outbreak

Tara Gnewikow

March 18, 2020

The Midtown Farmers Market in Sacramento is scheduled to remain open Saturday despite recent concerns about the spread of the new coronavirus.  The Sacramento City Council released a resolution Friday which declared a local emergency for the city and directed the City Manager to “cancel city permits f...

Sac State alumnus and musician dreams big, says, ‘Always share your candy’

Sac State alumnus and musician dreams big, says, ‘Always share your candy’

Brooke Uhlenhop

March 18, 2020

To most, becoming Sacramento State’s most notable alumni is not even a thought, but it is a goal musician Harris Rudman works toward everyday.  “All I’ve ever really wanted in my career is to be the most notable Sac State alum,” said Rudman, who graduated in 2016. “I always joke that you...

OPINION: Fear of coronavirus has plagued us all, inducing panic buying

OPINION: Fear of coronavirus has plagued us all, inducing panic buying

Ashton Byers

March 18, 2020

The announcement of a national emergency due to the coronavirus outbreak made by President Donald Trump, left many, including myself, frantically scouring the stores for items needed in the event of a mandated quarantine.  COVID-19, the disease responsible for the coronavirus outbreak, pandemic evo...

Sac State closes Union, library, dining services to mitigate coronavirus spread

Sac State closes Union, library, dining services to mitigate coronavirus spread

Madeleine Beck, Deputy Copy Editor

March 17, 2020

The Sacramento State University Union, library and food services, other than those in the residence halls, are set to close to stop the spread of COVID-19 according to a SacSend email from President Robert Nelsen on Tuesday morning. The library closed at 5 p.m. Tuesday and will remain closed unti...

Sacramento City Council announces emergency measures due to coronavirus

Sacramento City Council announces emergency measures due to coronavirus

Chris Wong

March 13, 2020

The Sacramento City Council announced emergency measures Friday during a special city council meeting in response to the spread of COVID-19. The meeting was live streamed but closed to the public to comply with Gov. Gavin Newsom’s executive order canceling non-essential public gatherings of more than...

Sac State professors to choose whether to shift to online classes amid coronavirus concerns

Sac State professors to choose whether to shift to online classes amid coronavirus concerns

Max Connor and Kendra Rivera-Molina

March 10, 2020

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen sent out a SacSend email Tuesday saying professors and instructors can elect to shift part or all of their remaining courses to an online format in light of concerns about the new coronavirus. “After consulting with the Chancellor’s office and our Facul...

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