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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

Serna Center supports Sac State Latino and Hispanic students on campus

Chrissy Martinez October 11, 2021

The Serna Center’s mission is to promote and enhance leadership among Latino and Hispanic students. Noel Mora, Sac State’s Serna Center coordinator, tells The State Hornet how Sac State’s Serna Center...

Associated Students, Inc.’s Board of Directors unanimously votes to call for Sac State to remove the mention of Columbus Day from the academic calendar on Oct. 6, 2021. Sac State’s Ensuring Native Indian Traditions club also called for the removal of Columbus Day from the calendar.

ASI asks Sac State administration to remove Columbus Day from academic calendar

Kris Hall October 11, 2021
For Indigenous Peoples Day, Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. and Sac State’s Ensuring Native Indian Traditions club have called for the university to remove the mention of Columbus Day from the academic calendar.
Posters from the Royal Chicano Air Force art collective hang in the Collections & Collaborations exhibit on Sept. 30, 2021. Art history and printmaking students referenced the posters from the university’s archives to create works based on their own ephemera. Photo of the posters taken by Marin Perego. Graphic created in Canva.

Sac State art students respond to pandemic through printmaking

Marin Perego October 10, 2021
The “Collections & Collaborations” printmaking exhibition on display in the University Union Gallery spotlights pieces by Sacramento State art history students.
A Facebook video posted May 1, 2020 went viral, showing Sacramento State professor Tim Ford and his wife Crystal Ford arguing with their neighbors. The State Hornet has compiled a timeline of instances of racism at Sac State. Graphic created in Canva.

TIMELINE: A look at the recent history of racism at Sac State

Camryn Dadey October 7, 2021
The State Hornet has compiled a timeline of instances of racism at Sac State and multiple resignations of Black administrators, as well as Sac State’s attempts to be an anti-racist campus.
William ‘Skip’ Bishop, Interim Vice President of Inclusive Excellence and Director of Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at Sacramento State, is leaving the university at the end of October, according to a SacSend email from President Robert Nelsen. Bishop is leaving to work as San Jose State’s Title IX and gender equity officer, according to the email. Photo courtesy of Sac State.

Skip Bishop becomes fourth Black administrator to leave Sac State in the last year

Jordan Parker, editor in chief October 6, 2021
Sacramento State Interim Vice President of Inclusive Excellence and Director of Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) William ‘Skip’ Bishop is leaving Sac State, according to a SacSend email from university President Robert Nelsen.
Sacramento State education assistant professor Alma Flores stands by the Serna Fountain on Sept. 7, 2021. Flores said she had romanticized the CSU because demographically their students were diverse and thought the faculty would be somewhat diverse, but it was “very white.”

Sac State’s Latino community speaks on disproportionate ratios between faculty and students

Mercy Sosa October 5, 2021
Despite Sac State’s Hispanic Serving Institution status designated by the U.S. Department of Education due to the university’s 25% of undergraduate full-time Hispanic students, the Latino community at the university calls for representation amongst faculty.

Sac State students celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

Chrissy Martinez September 27, 2021
For Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month, The State Hornet spoke with Hispanic and Latino students about what the month means to them.
(Left to right) President Kameya Turner, member Kimberly Jackson and Vice President Kamiya Turner talk about their roles and experience in Black Student Union. According to Kameya Turner, BSU strives to uplift Black students at Sacramento State. (Photo courtesy of Kimberly Jackson and photo by Keyshawn Davis).

Putting students first: Black Student Union offers community for Black Sac State students

Keyshawn Davis September 27, 2021
After 18 months of online learning, The Black Student Union at Sacramento State is preparing to return to campus and continue their legacy of supporting Black students in person, says club President Kameya Turner.
Stephany Rose Spaulding, Mia Settles-Tidwell and Josephine Moreno were the three candidates for Sacramento State’s next vice president of inclusive excellence. Each was interviewed and shared their ideas on Sept. 21, 22 and 23, 2021 respectively. (Photo courtesy of University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, UC Berkeley and UC Davis Graduate Studies). (Canva graphic by Emma Hall).

Candidates for Sac State’s vice president of inclusive excellence share goals in open forum

Keyshawn Davis, Emma Hall, and Odin Rasco September 23, 2021
Three candidates for Sac State’s vice president of inclusive excellence spoke to the campus community this week about their plans for the university if they are hired.
Political science major Kristal Padilla speaks about her journey in pursuing higher education during the “Spotlighting Plática” hosted virtually by CHLFSA on Sept. 23, 2021. She transferred to Sac State after three years of attending De Anza College. (Screenshot by Erick Amaya).

‘Spotlighting Plática’ showcases Sac State Latinx community members

Erick Amaya September 23, 2021
Women’s Studies Professor Joanna Nuñez, Serna Center Coordinator Noel Mora and political science major Kristal Padilla share their journeys through higher education.
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