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Resident halls at Sac State take the brunt of campus crime over the week

Resident halls at Sac State take the brunt of campus crime over the week

Dom Vitiello

October 14, 2019

Every week, The State Hornet will compile crimes recorded in the campus crime log into a map detailing their location and current status. The number of crimes listed in the campus crime logs dropped to five from 15 reported crimes the week before. Police reported two thefts and two hit and runs la...

40th annual Take Back the Night raises awareness of gender-based violence

40th annual Take Back the Night raises awareness of gender-based violence

Kendra L. Rivera, Brooke Uhlenhop, and Patrick Walsh

October 13, 2019

Take Back the Night Sacramento held their 40th annual rally and march to raise awareness of, and bring an end to gender-based violence Saturday evening in Midtown, Sacramento. Take Back the Night is an organization that works toward ending all forms of violence. The organization supports LGBTQ+ a...

NEWS PODCAST: What to do about fake news

NEWS PODCAST: What to do about fake news

Will Coburn

October 12, 2019

This week on The State Hornet News Podcast, podcast editor Will Coburn talks with professor of hospitality and tourism Abhijeet Shirsat about his research into social media, fake news and how the two interact. Shirsat recommends a more hands-off approach to handling fake news. Shirsat said any interaction...

Sac State students pledge to end stigma during Mental Health Awareness Week

Sac State students pledge to end stigma during Mental Health Awareness Week

Chris Wong and Shikhar Mohan

October 11, 2019

Monday began Mental Health Awareness Week, a week dedicated to fighting stigma and providing support according to the National Alliance for Mental Illness.  Student Health and Counseling Services, SHCS, at Sacramento State held the Mental Health Unity Pledge on Thursday. According to Lara Falkenstein, a healt...

ASI researching free meal program using UEI eateries excess

ASI researching free meal program using UEI eateries excess

Victor Corral Martinez

October 10, 2019

Associated Students, Inc. and University Enterprises, Inc. are planning to implement a new program on campus to help fight against food insecurity among Sacramento State students.  One of ASI’s “strategic priorities” for the 2019-2020 school year is to assess the feasibility of doing a program in the style of Epicure Extras that would include the Dining Commons and the many other eateries ...

‘Nothing in my life is secure’: Sac State DACA recipients speak out

‘Nothing in my life is secure’: Sac State DACA recipients speak out

Kendra L. Rivera

October 9, 2019

Seven years ago, then-President Barack Obama announced an immigration policy that allowed those who were brought to the United States as undocumented children and youth to lawfully stay in the country, under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA, program. In 2017, President Donald Trump declared the...

State funding allows Sac State to expand immigration services

State funding allows Sac State to expand immigration services

Max Connor, News editor

October 8, 2019

For two years the Dreamer Resource Center (DRC) at Sacramento State, in collaboration with non-profit groups and pro-bono lawyers, has been providing legal immigration counseling for students and their families.  With the passage of the California state budget in June, California State Universities ...

Sac State to pilot new form of data collection on students

Sac State to pilot new form of data collection on students

Max Connor and Jordan Silva-Benham

October 7, 2019

Sacramento State will be the pilot California State University to use a new form of data collection on its students.  Degree Analytics operates through students’ devices that are connected to the school’s wifi in order to track how much time a given student spends in spaces on campus, like the...

Sac State crime map for the week of Sept. 30

Sac State crime map for the week of Sept. 30

Dom Vitiello

October 7, 2019

Every week, The State Hornet will compile crimes recorded in the campus crime log into a map detailing their location and current status. In the week of Sept. 30, crime at Sacramento State more than doubled. Vandalism, thefts and hit-and-runs all rose within one week. Additionally, a male subject...

NEWS PODCAST: Solutions to housing insecurity, from someone who’s lived it

NEWS PODCAST: Solutions to housing insecurity, from someone who’s lived it

Will Coburn and Leslie Hicks

October 4, 2019

This week, State Hornet reporter Leslie Hicks sits down with Jayda Preyer, a criminal justice major at Sacramento State, who moved here from the Bay Area hoping to find more affordable housing options while attaining her degree. Instead, she found a competitive housing market with inflated rents and...

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