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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

Senior middle blocker Cianna Andrews poses with a ball in hand inside the Sacramento State volleyball team’s practice gym on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2021. Andrews recently returned to the team after recovering from an injury and was named Big Sky defensive player of the week in October.

Sac State volleyball player finds ‘structure’ and ‘fulfillment’ in sport

Tony Rodriguez November 29, 2021
Cianna Andrews sees her recovery process after injuring herself as a learning experience. The Hornet volleyball player has taken on a lead role for her team.

Sac State AAPI students and faculty call for more resources, representation

Chrissy Martinez November 22, 2021
The State Hornet spoke with student and faculty members about AANAPISI and how Sacramento State can improve representation and allocate more funds for the AAPI community on campus.
Sac State junior quarterback poses as he tosses a football in the air after practice on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021. Dunniway leads the Hornets in passing yards (2051) and passing touchdowns (11) this season.

Junior quarterback Jake Dunniway’s road to greatness at Sac State

Jordan Parker November 19, 2021
Jake Dunniway opens up about his journey through football from winning the Pop Warner Super Bowl as a kid then a section title in his senior year of high school and now to his career in college.
Sacramento State defensive backs Marte Mapu (15) Malik Jeter (10) walk on the field to prepare for their next defensive possession against Cal Poly on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, at Hornet Stadium. The secondary has amounted 10 interceptions so far this season.

Sac State football: Secondary maintains mentality of a shark

Brandon Bailey November 15, 2021
Sac State football’s defense has amounted the second-most interceptions in the Big Sky, and it all comes from the secondary’s “shark mentality,” according to defensive back coach Cherokee Valeria.

State Hornet Spotlight: Former basketball player Samaad Hector chooses mental health over basketball

Magaly Muñoz, Jordan Latimore, and James Fife November 15, 2021

Managing editor Magaly Muñoz and sports beat writer Jordan Latimore sit down and talk to Samaad Hector, who left the Sacramento State men’s basketball team before the fall 2021 semester. Hector talks...

Family ties: Sac State football welcomes five sets of brothers to the team

Brandon Bailey November 3, 2021
Sac State football has five sets of siblings on the roster this season, and The State Hornet had the opportunity to talk to three of the brothers on their decisions to join each other at Sac State.

Sac State Says: Sac State students thoughts on Skip Bishop and anti-racism plan

Dominique Williams and James Fife October 28, 2021

On this episode of “Sac State Says,” news staffer Dominique Williams asks students their thoughts on Skip Bishop, the fourth Black administrator to leave office within a year, as well as their thoughts...

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...

Munchie Filer III poses for photo in front of scoreboard at Hornet stadium Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021. Filer leads the team with two interceptions in the first four games.

Against all odds Sac State football player bounces back from injury and shines early

Brandon Bailey October 7, 2021
Sac State cornerback and transfer Munchie Filer III bounces back from injury with a chip on his shoulder this season. He hopes to earn an opportunity to play alongside his brother John Ross III in the NFL.
Senior forward Tiffany Miras dribbles through defenders Sunday, Sept. 4, 2021, at Hornet Soccer Field. The Hornets dominated the University of Nevada, Reno Wolfpack in a 3-0 win after coming to life offensively in the second half.

Sac State women’s soccer handed tough loss against UC Davis

Jordan Latimore September 12, 2021
Sacramento State women's soccer dropped its fourth straight road game against UC Davis, losing 1-0.
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