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The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor


(L-R) Christopher Towler, Rose Soza War Soldier, Timothy Fong and Secretary of State Shirley Weber were sitting in Hinde Auditorium on Sept. 28, 2022 during the Voting Rights Town Hall. The panel discussed topics such as the history of voting and the importance of understanding voting as not only a right, but a responsibility.

Secretary of State educates students on voter suppression

Justine Chahal September 29, 2022
The dangers of voter suppression. Secretary of State Shirley Weber visits the university to spread information on voting and encourage students to cast their ballots.
Pride Center coordinator Tranh Pham (middle right) and other students at the Pride Center on Tuesday, Sept 20, 2022. “Im really grateful that I am privileged to have amazing staff and volunteers and community members in the pride center who are adding to the collective wisdom and experience other students get to have,” Pham said.

‘A dream come true’: Sac State’s Pride Center puts on events to promote inclusivity

William Duvall September 28, 2022
Pride Center kicks off first in-person event to welcome the university’s LGBTQ+ community.
Sacramento State’s annual Job & Internship Fair brought students into the University Union Ballroom on Sept. 27, 2022. The event gave Hornets the opportunity to meet with potential employers about internship and job opportunities in the greater Sacramento area. (Graphic made in Canva by Alexis Hunt)

Hornets for hire: Job and internship fair provides opportunity for student employment

Tierra Tilby September 28, 2022

Figuring out one’s future after college can be challenging for many students, especially given the expectation of having a job lined up post-graduation. However, Sacramento State hosted its annual Job...

Sacramento State students, staff and faculty gather in the main quad on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the university’s founding. The campus community convenes in the grass to take the annual Swarm photo.

The diamond anniversary: Sac State celebrates 75 years

Justine Chahal September 22, 2022
Sac State celebrated its 75th diamond anniversary with entertainment, food and by taking the annual Swarm photo.
Joshua Livingston (left) playing a tournament match of Smash Brothers Ultimate against Jorge Costilla (right) at the games room on Friday Sept. 16, 2022. Few players were remaining as the competition was winding down.

Sac State’s Games Room tournaments are back in action!

Michael Pacheco, Photographer September 21, 2022
Sacramento State students swarm the University Union Games Room for the return of the video game tournaments!
Third-year business administration major Felipe Carrillo stands in front of the Welcome Center on Sept. 16. The Welcome Center will have a voting center available from Nov. 5 through Election Day Nov. 8.

Preparing Sac State students to vote in the upcoming midterm election

Justine Chahal September 19, 2022
Sacramento State provides resources for students in preparation for the upcoming election. What students need to know about voting this fall.
Third-year photography student Cait Nelson reads in her American River Courtyard dorm on Sept. 14, 2022. Some waitlisted students remain in study lounges while awaiting a dorm to become available, but there are limited lounges.

Sac State students remain on housing waitlists longer than anticipated

Justine Chahal September 16, 2022
Sac State students remain on housing waitlists longer than anticipated due to a surge in enrollment for the Fall semester.
Srinjay Verma, the creator of Buzly, shows off his newest launch: Buzly 2.0 outside the Riverfront Center on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022. According to Verma, students can expect the launch of Buzly 2.0 in the next couple of weeks.

Buzly app taking California universities by swarm

Stacy Hanson September 15, 2022
“Sac State will always be the home for Buzly—” Creator of the social media app discusses its expansion to other universities.
Multiple swastikas found on Sac State’s campus

Multiple swastikas found on Sac State’s campus

Emma Hall, Jordan Latimore, and Dominique Williams September 2, 2022

Multiple swastikas were found at Sacramento State, according to a campus-wide email sent Friday afternoon. The first swastika was found on a classroom wall Thursday, while the other was found Friday morning...

The State Hornet compiled the results of our spring 2022 diversity audit. The audit found that each section had over half of its stories focused or centered on underrepresented communities. (Graphic made in Canva by Jenelle Lum).

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Spring 2022 end-of-year-audit results

Keyshawn Davis August 8, 2022

When I came into the role as the second ever Diversity, Equity and Inclusion editor, I knew I had big shoes to fill after previous DEI editor Emma Hall showed me how it was done. I wanted to continue pursuing...

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