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Falling branch hits Sac State student

Falling branch hits Sac State student

Madeleine Beck and Chris Wong

February 17, 2020

A falling branch injured a Sacramento State student outside Riverside Hall just before 3 p.m. Monday, fire officials said. Paramedics were dispatched at 2:58 p.m. and arrived around 3:10 p.m. to take the student to the hospital, said Sacramento Fire Captain Keith Wade. Wade said her injuries are...

Sac State student running for Sacramento City Council targets homeless crisis

Sac State student running for Sacramento City Council targets homeless crisis

Cory Jaynes

February 17, 2020

Waverly Hampton III said that after moving to Sacramento, the amount of homelessness and litter — and his car being broken into — made him feel like he couldn’t start a family in the city. So he decided to do something about it.  Hampton, 24, is an electrical engineering major at Sacramento State run...

CRIME MAP: 5 hit-and-runs, reports of vandalism and thefts across campus

CRIME MAP: 5 hit-and-runs, reports of vandalism and thefts across campus

Kendra Rivera-Molina, News Editor

February 17, 2020

Every week The State Hornet will compile crimes recorded in the campus crime log into a map detailing their location and current status. During the week of Feb. 8, 12 crimes were logged in the Sacramento State Police Department’s crime log, including four instances of vandalism and five hit-and-runs. Additionally, three ...

Pete Buttigieg holds Sacramento Town Hall, addresses foreign and racial injustice

Pete Buttigieg holds Sacramento Town Hall, addresses foreign and racial injustice

Kendra Rivera-Molina, News Editor

February 15, 2020

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg held his Town Hall event at Cesar Chavez Plaza on Friday afternoon, addressing immigration issues, securing the climate crisis and the need to support the younger generation. Before he arrived at the platform, Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis started the event. “(Butti...

‘It’s called a deadname for a reason’: Sac State LGBTQ+ students on importance of preferred names

‘It’s called a deadname for a reason’: Sac State LGBTQ+ students on importance of preferred names

Kayleen Carter

February 13, 2020

Lee Kennedy, a communications major at Sacramento State who identifies as transgender and nonbinary, was in a crowded classroom when their professor asked them what their name was before they changed it.  They responded by telling their professor that they didn’t feel comfortable talking about it. ...

Sac State’s ASI holds first Pop-Up Pantry of the semester

Sac State’s ASI holds first Pop-Up Pantry of the semester

Olivia Laroa

February 12, 2020

In a move to alleviate the financial burden of acquiring nutritious food options, Sacramento State’s Associated Students Inc. and Central Downtown Food Basket hosted the first Pop-Up Pantry of the semester Monday. The Food Basket has been providing services in the greater Sacramento area since 1983....

CRIME MAP: 6 hit-and-runs reported at Sac State, multiple citations for possession of marijuana

CRIME MAP: 6 hit-and-runs reported at Sac State, multiple citations for possession of marijuana

Tyler Day

February 10, 2020

Every week the State Hornet will compile crimes recorded in the campus crime log into a map detailing their location and current status. Fourteen crimes were reported in the Sacramento State Police Department’s crime log since Jan. 28. Six of the crimes were hit-and-runs, mostly inside Parking ...

Sac State students reflect on identity and the Black experience on campus

Sac State students reflect on identity and the Black experience on campus

Kayleen Carter and Nijzel Dotson

February 7, 2020

Throughout history, Black Americans have endured oppressive abuse.  They were forced to work in grueling, inhumane conditions for no pay. They were denied home ownership and the pursuit of interracial relationships. They were told their livelihoods were to be controlled by those in power. Bla...

NEWS PODCAST: The Black student experience at Sac State

NEWS PODCAST: The Black student experience at Sac State

Kayleen Carter and Nijzel Dotson

February 6, 2020

This week on The State Hornet News Podcast, diversity and identity beat reporter Kayleen Carter and staff writer Nijzel Dotson sit down with freshman criminal justice major Hannah Rowlett to discuss the Black student experience at Sac State in honor of Black History Month.  Carter and Dotson are working on a feature s...

Sac State drivers cause 71 hit-and-runs since start of last semester

Sac State drivers cause 71 hit-and-runs since start of last semester

Chris Wong and Tyler Day

February 6, 2020

Picture this: it’s winter break. Your parents got you a new car, and you couldn’t be more excited for the semester. A month later and your new car has a new dent smashed into your rear passenger side door, and you have no idea how it happened. This is what happened to transfer student Pree Naraya...

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