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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

Student news without fear or favor

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Divest, Defend, Declare: Sac State community comes together at pro-Palestine encampment

Mercy Sosa, Editor-in-Chief April 30, 2024
Pro-Palestine encampment, a form of protest occurring at universities worldwide, commenced at Sacramento State’s Library Quad on Monday.

A fatal shooting and carjacking bring different feelings to Sac State students

Samin Vafaee and Anthony Golston April 3, 2024
After a shooting and carjacking took place near Sacramento State’s campus, student shared their reactions.

Exit interview with President Robert Nelsen, reflects on legacy at Sac State

Tony Rodriguez May 19, 2023
Editor-in-Chief Tony Rodriguez sits with President Robert Nelsen to recount his experience at the university one last time before departing.

Sac State Says: Students dissatisfied with lack of safety improvements on campus

December 11, 2022
Sexual assaults this semester have caused students to feel uneasy about being on campus. Students have reconsidered their enrollment at Sac State, worried about their own safety.
Sac State alumna Emmerald Evans was one of several students who went through the foster system. She said her ultimate goal was to become an attorney for foster youth, inspired by her own experience. (Profile photo: courtesy of Emmerald Evans. Background photo: Jacob Peterson. Graphic made in Canva by Kamelia Varasteh)

‘They’re going through higher education by themselves’ : The foster student experience

Jacob Peterson, news staffer December 3, 2022
Foster students represent an often ignored section of the campus community, facing unique challenges.

Concerned students talk about their need for better safety at sexual assault town hall

December 3, 2022
Sac State students revealed personal stories in the hopes that it may inspire school administration to act.

Students For Quality Education suggest defunding campus police.

Cristian Gonzalez, Multimedia Reporter November 18, 2022
The Sac State community continues discussion of over-policing on campus.

Sac State students show support against antisemitism at town hall

November 17, 2022

Sacramento State hosted a town hall on Nov. 9 to discuss the antisemitic acts that are occurring on campus. Students attended the event to learn more about the issues at hand and show their support towards...

The king of reggaeton has exited the building

Laura De la Garza Garcia May 16, 2022
Sac State students reminisce on Daddy Yankee’s career following the announcement of his retirement from the music industry. The Latin artist released an album and announced final world tour dates as a way to commemorate his departure.

Mask mandate is lifted, but not for everyone

Isaiah Mercado April 28, 2022
The mask mandate was lifted for almost everyone at Sac State, but not for some. Two centers on campus are still required to wear them. See who they are and why the mandate persists for them:
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