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Supporters of AB1460 who were told to leave the University Union's Green & Gold Room and stand outside as Sacramento State's Faculty Senate converse about the bill on March 5, 2020 prior to stay-at-home orders and school moving online. Sac State students, faculty and admin share their thoughts on if the COVID-19 vaccine should be required to return to campus in fall 2021.

Sac State will not require COVID-19 vaccine — student, faculty react

Chrissy Martinez February 26, 2021
Sacramento State will not require the COVID-19 vaccine for returning students and faculty in the fall 2021. Students and faculty react to the decision.
President Robert Nelsen announced that grants will be distributed to every student at Sac State after the university received $17.8 million in HEERF funds. Graphic made in Canva.

FAQ: What you need to know about Sac State’s HEERF grant distribution

Colin Madigan February 18, 2021
President Nelsen announced Thursday that grants will be distributed to every student at Sac State after the university received $17.8 million in HEERF funds.
Students exit The WELL at Sacramento State on April 17, 2020. After temporarily closing due to COVID-19 in March 2020, the vision center, located in the WELL, was permanently closed December 2020.

Sac State permanently closes vision center, optometry services eliminated

Emma Hall February 18, 2021
With the vision center’s closure in December 2020, students are left to rely on outside services in lieu of low-cost eye exams.

Some Sac State faculty to receive COVID-19 vaccination invitations this week

Erick Salgado February 17, 2021
Sacramento State will send invitations this week for face-to-face faculty and on-campus staff to be vaccinated for COVID-19 according to Sac State President Robert Nelsen.

Congresswoman Doris Matsui tours Sac State COVID-19 vaccination clinic

Robert J. Hansen February 16, 2021
Doris Matsui said Congress plans on getting the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package passed by March 14 during her visit to Sacramento State’s vaccination site.
(File photo) Students walk across the library quad in May 2019. Sac State revealed this week that students returning to campus for the fall 2021 will not be required to have taken the COVID-19 vaccine.

Sac State will not require COVID-19 vaccine – students, faculty react

Chrissy Martinez February 13, 2021
Sacramento State will not require the COVID-19 vaccine for returning students and faculty in the fall 2021. Students and faculty react to the decision.
American River Courtyard on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2021. Three Sacramento State residents tested positive for COVID-19 after moving into the residence halls Jan. 24, according to Student Affairs and University Housing Services officials.

3 Sac State dorm residents test positive for COVID-19

Erick Salgado February 5, 2021
Three Sacramento State dorm residents tested positive for COVID-19 after moving into the residence halls Jan. 24.
Montana Grizzlies guard Cameron Parker (11) attempts a layup over Sacramento State Hornets forward Samaad Hector (0) during the second half during the conference game at the Nest at Sac State Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. Hector said he got sick and is awaiting COVID-19 test results.

Men’s basketball game canceled as player awaits COVID-19 test results

Mercy Sosa and Camryn Dadey February 5, 2021
Sacramento State’s men’s basketball team cancelled their game on Saturday with UC San Diego after Sac State junior forward Samaad Hector said he got sick and is awaiting COVID-19 test results.
Rachel McMichael, nurse practitioner at the WELL, verifies the identity of Rica Co, second semester nursing student, before injecting her with the COVID-19 vaccine in the Brown Bag room in the Union on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. Sac State is following Sacramento County’s vaccination phases to determine which members of the community will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

FAQ: What you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine at Sac State

Emma Hall February 4, 2021
Sac State is administering the Pfizer vaccine to healthcare students, faculty and staff in the Brown Bag Room in the Student Union, alongside getting ready to vaccinate the general population of the university community by March or April.

Sac State administers its first vaccine doses at University Union clinic

Chris Wong, managing editor January 28, 2021
Amid the storms, the first rays of light for the end of the pandemic at Sac State: an on-site vaccination clinic that opened by appointment to eligible campus community members Thursday.
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