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On the anniversary of his death, Sacramento remembers Stephon Clark

On the anniversary of his death, Sacramento remembers Stephon Clark

Eric Jaramishian and Will Coburn

March 19, 2019


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A crowd of about 200 people gathered in a circle in the middle of 24th Street across from Meadowview park Monday evening, less than a mile away from where 22-year-old unarmed Stephon Clark was pursued by police into his grandparents backyard and shot and killed on March 19, 2018. In the center of t...

Stephon Clark Legacy Weekend begins with a trauma focused workshop

Stephon Clark Legacy Weekend begins with a trauma focused workshop

Jordan Silva-Benham

March 16, 2019


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The Stephon Clark Legacy Weekend kicked off with a teen summit and community healing conversation, including speeches, breathing exercises and meditation, in the Meadowview community Friday. The weekend consists of four days of events, including a mother’s brunch on Saturday, a Day of Peace and ...

Sac State’s Delta Chi chapter removed for three years following investigation

Sac State’s Delta Chi chapter removed for three years following investigation

Margherita Beale and Cory Jaynes

March 16, 2019


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Sacramento State announced Saturday that it has removed recognition from the university's Delta Chi fraternity for three years following an investigation prompted by anonymous hazing allegations. The decision came from Student Organizations & Leadership, which oversees all campus student groups...

Pay rates for Sac State faculty lower than most CSUs

Pay rates for Sac State faculty lower than most CSUs

Matthew Peirson

March 14, 2019


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Full-time professors at Sacramento State rank lowest in average annual salaries in the California State University system, according to data from the American Association of University Professors. Associate and assistant professors — while not at the bottom — ranked lower on average than most of t...

Sac State panel discusses future of women in politics

Sac State panel discusses future of women in politics

Jordan Silva-Benham

March 14, 2019


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Sacramento State hosted a panel featuring five women who spoke on the topic of women in politics following the 2018 “Year of the Woman” — a perceived “wave” election of women candidates who won in the midterm elections. The two panels were part of the “Women and Politics: Past, Present an...

Council addresses ways to decrease police violence

Council addresses ways to decrease police violence

Jordan Silva-Benham

March 13, 2019


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The Sacramento Community Police Review Commission held its monthly city council meeting Monday at city hall, its first since the announcement that two Sacramento Police Department officers wouldn’t be charged for shooting and killing Stephon Clark. Those who spoke at the meeting included California Assembly memb...

Sac State hosts week of events following DA’s decision

Sac State hosts week of events following DA’s decision

The State Hornet staff

March 12, 2019


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In the week after Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert’s announced the decision to not press charges against the two officers who shot and killed 22-year-old Stephon Clark, activists occupied events and city council meetings, demanding change. Marches demanding solidarity, street corner ...

Survey questions how welcoming Sac State is to employees with disabilities

Survey questions how welcoming Sac State is to employees with disabilities

Reanna Simmons

March 12, 2019


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In the 2018 Campus Climate survey conducted by Sacramento State’s Office of Inclusive Excellence, six percent of its respondents said they have a disability. The survey, which was sent to staff, faculty, and administrators, asked how welcoming Sac State is to those who have a disability. T...

Sac State student organizes book drive for Camp Fire victims

Sac State student organizes book drive for Camp Fire victims

Robyn Dobson

March 12, 2019


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Mary Persons, a Sacramento State communication sciences and disorders major, was riding her bike to campus like any other morning when she noticed thick smoke cloaking the sky. Later, she would discover that the smoke was from the Camp Fire, one of the deadliest fires in California history, which...

All 23 Sac State officers are armed. Here’s why

All 23 Sac State officers are armed. Here’s why

Robert Pierce

March 11, 2019


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According to the 2018 Sacramento State Campus Climate Survey published last December, over half of university administrators, faculty and staff polled disagreed with or were undecided on the idea that “campus police should be armed at all times.” The Campus Climate Survey includes 40 pages of ma...

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