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OPINION: Donald Trump failed America with his slow response to COVID-19 pandemic

OPINION: Donald Trump failed America with his slow response to COVID-19 pandemic

Jordan Parker

April 4, 2020

When the coronavirus began to spread, many looked to President Donald Trump to mitigate the spread of the virus but since then, he’s done anything but that. The COVID-19 pandemic was in its early stages in the U.S. when Trump reassured us that the situation was under control. “We have it totally...

Sac State ASI, admin discussing credit/no credit course expansion

Sac State ASI, admin discussing credit/no credit course expansion

Madeleine Beck, Deputy Copy Editor

April 3, 2020

Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. and administration are discussing potential options for expanding credit/no credit courses in light of classes being moved online due to the COVID-19 outbreak, according to ASI. Currently only about 12% of courses at Sac State can be taken for credit/no cred...

INFOGRAPHIC: What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

INFOGRAPHIC: What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

Alexis Perales

April 3, 2020

It's easy to be afraid during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of the symptoms of COVID-19 are commonly experienced, including coughing, tiredness and a fever. How do you know whether you are experiencing a cold, allergies or something more serious, such as COVID-19? Check out this infographic to know ...

CSU chancellor says on-campus fees will continue, student employees to receive administrative leave

CSU chancellor says on-campus fees will continue, student employees to receive administrative leave

Mercy Sosa

April 2, 2020

In a livestream interview with nonprofit news organization CalMatters on Thursday, California State University Chancellor Timothy White addressed how CSU campuses are transitioning to online learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  Felicia Mello, editor of the CalMatters College Journalism Network, and Aidan ...

Sac State ASI seeks student census participation online amid COVID-19 restrictions

Sac State ASI seeks student census participation online amid COVID-19 restrictions

Mercy Sosa

April 1, 2020

Sacramento State Associated Students, Inc.’s push for student participation in the 2020 census has gone exclusively virtual due to California’s shelter-at-home order, according to ASI leadership.  The census is a count of the population conducted every 10 years by the U.S. Census Bureau, a n...

NCAA grants spring athletes extra year of eligibility due to coronavirus cancellations

NCAA grants spring athletes extra year of eligibility due to coronavirus cancellations

Robyn Dobson, Sports Editor

March 30, 2020

The NCAA announced Monday that council members voted to grant spring sport athletes an extra year of eligibility after their seasons were canceled due to coronavirus concerns.  Talks of eligibility relief for student-athletes began on March 13, less than 24 hours after the NCAA had announced that all rem...

Sac State offers ‘drive-in wi-fi’ amid coronavirus-induced online classes

Sac State offers ‘drive-in wi-fi’ amid coronavirus-induced online classes

Kylie Robison

March 30, 2020

Sacramento State’s Information Resources & Technology Service Desk implemented “drive-in Wi-Fi” Friday in Parking Structure V for students with difficulty accessing the internet for online classes, according to a SacSend email Thursday from IRT.  Internet access in Parking Structure V will ...

TIMELINE: How COVID-19 has affected Sac State

TIMELINE: How COVID-19 has affected Sac State

Madeleine Beck and Chris Wong

March 30, 2020

The first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Sacramento County on Feb. 21. Less than a month later the county issued a stay-at-home directive to ensure residents only leave their homes for essential chores, with breaking this order potentially resulting in a misdemeanor. Click the images and "Read more" links below...

Sac State moves all summer classes online amid COVID-19 spread

Sac State moves all summer classes online amid COVID-19 spread

Gavin Rock, Chris Wong, and Erick Salgado

March 29, 2020

Sacramento State will hold all summer 2020 courses online due to the spread of the COVID-19, according to a SacSend email sent Sunday. In the email, Sac State President Robert Nelsen said the decision was made after consulting with the CSU Chancellor’s Office, the Faculty Senate Executive Commi...

The WELL offers partial refunds to Sac State faculty, staff, alumni

The WELL offers partial refunds to Sac State faculty, staff, alumni

Madeleine Beck, Deputy Copy Editor

March 27, 2020

The WELL at Sacramento State will offer refunds to faculty, staff, alumni and sponsored members according to an email obtained by the State Hornet.  “We are emailing all of our Monthly-EFT Faculty, Staff, Alumni and Sponsored members to inform you that we are currently processing a 50% refund fo...

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