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Sac State students struggle with decision to register for virtual classes

Sac State students are concerned with registering for virtual classes during the fall 2020 semester. Graphic made in Canva.

Jordan Latimore

May 15, 2020

After California State University Chancellor Timothy White announced Tuesday that a majority of CSU classes will be held online in fall 2020 across all campuses, Sacramento State students are left having to deal with the ramifications of the decision. Some students are weighing all of their options, i...

Sac State Office for Equal Opportunity holds panel on sexual misconduct

A panel addressing sexual misconduct was held via Zoom call Friday, May 8 by the Office for Equal Opportunity at Sac State. Graphic made in Canva.

Jesse Tapia

May 8, 2020

Sacramento State’s Office for Equal Opportunity held a panel discussion Friday via Zoom in an effort to clarify the processes for reporting sexual misconduct.  The Associate Director for the Office for Equal Opportunity, Alison Nygard, said that the office is still providing help to students virtu...

‘That was kinda my only chance’: Sac State students speak on study abroad cancellations

Sac State announced that all study abroad programs were suspended for fall 2020 due to COVID-19. Students are now left to reevaluate their plans. Graphic made on Canva.

Jesse Tapia

May 5, 2020

Liliana Mazza, an international relations and geography double major at Sacramento State said that she has wanted to study abroad in Brazil since high school.  Her dream was crushed after Sac State suspended all study abroad programs for fall 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Students were told to...

Recognize scams: 8 pitiful phishing attempts sent to Sac State students

Collage of phishing scam emails sent to Sac State students. Sac State Information Resources & Technology warned students of a spike in phishing attempts in a SacSend email sent on April 24.

Luis Platero

May 4, 2020

Sacramento State students have been hit with some new phishing scam emails recently, a common occurrence for students. Sac State Information Resources & Technology warned students of a spike in phishing attempts in a SacSend email sent on April 24. The email warns students of two new phishing s...

Sac State community on the importance of the 2020 census

The U.S Census is conducted every 10 years, to count every citizen in order to develop a data base that will assist in improving communities. Graphic made in Canva.

Alexis Perales

May 2, 2020

Despite shelter-at-home orders, the United States Census Bureau is continuing to advocate for participation in the 2020 census.  Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. has been pushing for student engagement in the U.S census this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual workshops were he...

Sac State students embrace their culture through hair

A detailed look at braid work done by fourth year student Ivie Eboigbodin. Photo courtesy of Ivie Eboigbodin.

Dylan McNeill

April 30, 2020

Black hair can take many forms with its versatile styles, colors and added jewelry, but it's more than just style — Black hair is culture. In the 19th century, African American and Black Americans often tried to straighten their hair to fit in with white culture, and during the Civil Rights era, em...

Sacramento rapper turns what was once a hobby into career

Sacramento rapper Evan Odom who goes by Pyramid Kid. Odom has been making music for two years and was given the opportunity to perform with Nef The Pharoah last fall. Photo courtesy of Evan Odom.

Nijzel Dotson

April 30, 2020

Growing up, Sacramento rapper Evan Odom, who goes by Pyramid Kid, always felt different from his peers. But rather than trying to conform, he decided to be content with standing out. “My mom and I moved around a lot when I was younger,” Odom said. “I wasn’t ever really popular in school and...

CRIME MAP: Car-part theft reported at Upper Eastside Lofts near Sac State

CRIME MAP: Car-part theft reported at Upper Eastside Lofts near Sac State

Erick Salgado

April 29, 2020

Every week The State Hornet compiles crimes recorded in the campus crime log into a map detailing their location and current status. One crime was reported in the Sacramento State Police Department’s crime log for the week ending on April 25.  The crime was a report of theft of a catalytic ...

Sacramento arts and entertainment businesses adapt to virtual formats

B Street Theater and the Crocker Art Museum were both forced to close their doors to the public due to statewide shelter-at-home orders. Both have pivoted to offering live events on Zoom with B Street holding live improv shows and the Crocker having live film and art discussions.

Olivia Laroa and Piper Haitsuka

April 28, 2020

Two Sacramento arts businesses, B Street Theatre and Crocker Art Museum, made the switch to online events and classes due to statewide orders on March 16 given by CA Gov. Gavin Newsom to close all non-essential businesses.  B Street Theatre started holding free acting classes every Tuesday for anyone age 18 and ...

FAQ: What you need to know about Sac State’s emergency financial aid grants

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen announced emergency financial aid grants from the CARES Act will be disbursed to any student eligible for FAFSA at a virtual faculty town hall Monday, April 27. Graphic made in Canva.

Luis Platero

April 28, 2020

Emergency financial aid grants will be disbursed to all Title IV eligible students after Sacramento State received over $35 million in emergency federal stimulus funds, university President Robert Nelsen said during a faculty town hall meeting Monday.  Title IV is the portion of the Higher Education Act that authorizes financial aid to hig...

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