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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor


The Sacramento State Police Department issued a timely warning notice regarding a sexual battery case that occurred in Hornet Tunnel Tuesday, May 14. The investigation is ongoing and it is unknown if either party involved attends Sac State.

BREAKING: Sexual battery occurred in Hornet Tunnel

Jenn Galinato, Staffer May 14, 2024
A sexual battery incident occurred last week in the Hornet Tunnel between College Town Drive and Elvas Avenue. Sac State Police are still investigating the incident.
The grand opening of the Jewish Life and Resource Center was attended by students, faculty, representatives of area Jewish organizations and community leaders Wednesday, May 8, 2024. Mayor Darrell Steinberg and City Councilmember Lisa Kaplan represented local Jewish political leadership.

New Jewish Life and Resource Center opens its doors at Modoc Hall

Alexander Musa, staffer May 13, 2024
President Luke Wood was joined by Sac State students and faculty to celebrate the opening of the Jewish Life and Resource Center at Modoc Hall on Wednesday, May 8.
Members of the pro-Palestine encampment during a press conference at Sacramento State’s Library Quad Wednesday, May 8, 2024. Collectively named the Popular University of Gaza, the protestors consisted of members of Students for Justice in Palestine, Students for Quality Education, and local community members.

‘You sign a treaty with your enemies, not with your students’: Sac State encampment packs up after investment policy changes

Alexander Musa and Alyssa Branum May 10, 2024
After pro-Palestine protesters negotiate with President Luke Wood, Sac State will become the first CSU campus to fully withdraw from investments related to ethnic cleansing and genocide.
Mia Settles-Tidwell introduces a workshop session of the Antiracism and Inclusivity Campus Action Plan showcase in the Union Ballroom Monday, March 25, 2024. Settles-Tidwell has been at Sac State since 2021, serving on a number of campus initiatives as university diversity officer.

Mia Settles-Tidwell bids farewell to Sac State

Jada Portillo, Staffer May 10, 2024
Mia Settles-Tidwell, the vice president for Inclusive Excellence and university diversity officer, leaves Sac State with a farewell letter to The State Hornet.
The WPJ is a required submission for any undergraduate student hoping to progress towards graduation. Further information on the WJP requirements can be found on the Sac State website. (Graphic created in canva by Analah Wallace)

FAQ: Everything you need to know about the WPJ requirements

Santana LaTour, Staffer May 9, 2024
Sac State’s WPJ is due soon and students have questions about the requirements. Here is everything they need to know.
Protesters hold up signs at the Students for Justice in Palestine press conference Wednesday, May 8, 2024. Sac State is now the first CSU campus to announce divestment.

Multiple California Faculty Association members resign over union’s ceasefire resolution

Micah Yip, Staffer May 8, 2024
After the California Faculty Association voted on a pro-Palestine resolution, several members — including some Sac State faculty — penned an email expressing disappointment and announcing their resignations.
Protesters adorned the encampment in the Library Quad with signs supporting the Palestinian people Tuesday, April 30, 2024. Sac State became the first California State University to announce divestment.

BREAKING: Sac State to alter investment policies in light of pro-Palestine encampment

Alexander Musa and Chris Woodard May 8, 2024
Sacramento State becomes the first California State University to announce divestment from “corporations that profit from genocide,” according to revised policies from President Luke Wood.
The pro-Palestine protesters set up more tents for a second day of encampment in the Sacramento State Library Quad Tuesday, April 30, 2024. The encampment at Sac State is one of many across the country as college students respond to the ongoing conflict in Gaza.

Sac State updates encampment campus approval extension to May 8

Julianna Rodriguez, DEI Editor May 1, 2024
University administration has changed President Wood's indefinite approval for the encampment at Sacramento State to one week after questions were raised over the extension.
One of the many signs decorating the pro-Palestine encampment site in the Library Quad Tuesday, April 30, 2024. Signs at the protest said phrases such as “Bread not Bombs” and “Resistance is justified when people are occupied.”

Pro-Palestine encampment draws support from students and community members at Sac State

Micah Yip, Staffer May 1, 2024
Sacramento State students protest in support of Palestine, setting up an encampment in the middle of campus and garnering several reactions from students and locals alike.
The pro-Palestine encampment setup of tents and supplies for day two in the free speech zone of the Library Quad Tuesday, April 30, 2024. The encampment is in response to the ongoing conflict in Gaza.

President Luke Wood extends encampment approval on second day of pro-Palestine protests

President Luke Wood acknowledges the ongoing encampment at Sacramento State and CSU’s statement that they have no plans to fulfill calls for divestment.
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