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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

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Alexis Jimenez, an anthropology student, addressing the panel of administrators regarding the recent sexual assaults on and near campus in the Redwood Room of the University Union on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. The State Hornet calls on the administration and the Sac State Police Department to increase transparency with the campus community and provide concrete plans for the solutions proposed. Graphic created in Canva by Mercy Sosa. Photo by Alyssa Branum.

EDITORIAL: How are you keeping your campus community safe, Sac State? Your students would like to know.

The State Hornet Editorial Board December 14, 2022
With various sexual assaults impacting students this fall, The State Hornet editorial board urges Sacramento State to increase transparency between administration and students.
Sac State alumna Emmerald Evans was one of several students who went through the foster system. She said her ultimate goal was to become an attorney for foster youth, inspired by her own experience. (Profile photo: courtesy of Emmerald Evans. Background photo: Jacob Peterson. Graphic made in Canva by Kamelia Varasteh)

‘They’re going through higher education by themselves’ : The foster student experience

Jacob Peterson, news staffer December 3, 2022
Foster students represent an often ignored section of the campus community, facing unique challenges.

Concerned students talk about their need for better safety at sexual assault town hall

December 3, 2022
Sac State students revealed personal stories in the hopes that it may inspire school administration to act.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion editor, Hannah Asuncion audits the coverage at The State Hornet midway through the fall semester. Asuncion shares the improvements within each sections and which need more coverage for next time. Graphic created in Canva by Mercy Sosa.

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Fall 2022 midway audit results

Hannah Asuncion, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Editor December 1, 2022
The State Hornet continues its diversity audit since the implementation of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion section three semesters ago.
(L-R) Kevin Doan, social work major, Hok Tang, Sac State alumni, April Ngai, design studies major and Tiwa Chan-Nguyen, chemistry major on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022.  “This feels like a historical change. Since we have so many paid, recognized holidays, why can’t we have our own?” Doan said. (Graphic: made in Canva by Elizabeth Meza

‘We have felt invisible’: What Lunar New Year as paid holiday means to faculty, students

Elizabeth Meza November 25, 2022
Lunar New Year is now a paid state holiday, what do Asian-American students and faculty at Sac State think?

Sac State Says: Students reveal their essentials for Thanksgiving

Hailey Valdivia, Arts and Entertainment Reporter November 23, 2022
Thanksgiving is about more than stuffing and cranberry sauce. Students on campus divulge their interests and hopes for turkey day.
Alexis Jimenez, an anthropology student, addressing the panel of administrators regarding the recent sexual assaults on and near campus in the Redwood Room of the University Union on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. Jimenez voiced her criticisms about how the sexual assaults have been handled during a community forum organized by student leaders.

‘It is really starting to feel like no one is safe here’: Sac State students demand action at town hall

Student leadership hosts forum in the University Union to discuss recent sexual assaults on and around campus.
Biology major Haley Anderson, one out of the many students on campus with a service dog, smiles while accompanied by her service dog. She plays fetch after class with her service dog to end her day on Tuesday Sept.27, 2022.

Waggy tails assist students on campus

Monserrat (Mimi) Covarrubias November 14, 2022
Sac State students rely on service dogs to help them through their day. Read about life on campus with a canine companion.
Storytellers speak about their life experiences being immigrants or coming from an immigrant background in the Hinde Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 28, 2022. (Mercy Sosa in Canva)

Immigrant Stories: Sac State hosts multicultural, public storytelling event

Monserrat (Mimi) Covarrubias November 13, 2022

Filled with emotions and raw experiences, the public was invited to hear diverse immigrant stories full of challenges and success during the “Immigrant Stories” event on Oct. 28.  Sacramento State...

 A voting poll center was hosted on campus at the Welcome Center on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. Anybody registered to vote in Sacramento County, including students and faculty, was able to drop their ballot off or cast their vote at the center. Graphic created in Canva.

Student voters stress the importance of Midterm Elections

Alyssa Branum and Justine Chahal November 9, 2022
Sac State held a voting poll center on Election Day at the Welcome Center. A look at issues student voters are passionate about.
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