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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


In memoriam: Brandon Armani Bailey

In memoriam: Brandon Armani Bailey

Jordan Latimore and Chris Woodard May 31, 2023
In memoriam: The State Hornet's Brandon Bailey, from Berkeley to Sacramento State.
Nida Muhummad Nyazi, 32, following his arrest in Germany, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023. The FBI announced in a press release on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, that Niazy had been returned to the U.S. to stand trial for alleged sexual assaults (Photo provided by Sacramento Sherriff’s Department; graphic made on Canva by Jacob Peterson)

Sexual assault suspect extradited back to the U.S.

Jacob Peterson May 30, 2023
Suspect Nida Muhammad Nyazi will appear before the Superior Court of California for his alleged sexual assaults at Sacramento State University.
A white SUV with a shattered windshield on State University Drive near Sequoia Hall after colliding with a cyclist Saturday morning, May 27, 2023. A Sacramento State police officer said the victim was pronounced dead on the scene.

Vehicular collision at Sac State leaves cyclist dead on scene

Cristian Gonzalez May 27, 2023
A cyclist and vehicle collided on State University Drive behind Sequoia Hall.
Parking Structure 3 located across from the Sacramento State Police Department at Sac State Tuesday, May 8, 2018. An occurrence of sexual battery at the structure was reported to campus police May 12, 2023. (Graphic made in Canva by Chris Woodard)

BREAKING: Sexual battery reported to campus police

Johnathan Rutz May 25, 2023
This incident adds to multiple similar reports during the spring 2023 semester.
The hearing for complaints filed against Nikita Akhumov by Isabella Jimenez for the 2023 ASI elections in the University Union, Wednesday, May 10, 2023. The Committee released its decision regarding that hearing on Wednesday, May 24, recommending Akhumov be disqualified for campaign interference.

Elections complaints committee recommends disqualification for ASI student candidate

Jacob Peterson May 25, 2023
Two complaints filed by election opponents sparked committee hearings and final recommendations.
“Construction Zone” sign posted on the ‘Esak’tima Center door in Lassen Hall Thursday, April 23, 2023 . To respect the land Sac State occupies, the name ‘Esak’tima means ‘A Place Where Knowledge Comes’ in the Nisenan language. (Photo by Jasmine Ascencio).

Renovations further delay launch of Sac State Native student center

Jasmine Ascencio and Elizabeth Meza May 24, 2023
In development since 2016, the ‘Esak’tima Center for Native and Indigenous students is set to open in early October 2023.
Jonathan Luke Wood will be taking over as the president of Sacramento State on July 16, according to a CSU press release Wednesday, May 24, 2023. A Sac State alumnus, Wood returns after working with San Diego State University since 2011. (Photo courtesy of CSU, CalstateTEACH)

Sac State alumnus Jonathan Luke Wood returns to Hornet’s nest as new president

Jacob Peterson May 24, 2023
Wood is coming to Sacramento State after working at San Diego State University since 2011.
Jonathan Luke Wood will take over as Sacramento State President on June 16, according to an email from the Office of the Chancellor, Wednesday, May 24, 2023. Wood is a Sac State alumnus, having earned his bachelors in Black history and politics. Photo of Wood courtesy of the CSU. Graphic created in Canva.

Board of Trustees appoints Jonathan Luke Wood as new Sac State President

Jacob Peterson May 24, 2023
The CSU Board of Trustees has selected the replacement for Robert Nelsen.
Class of 2023 commencements begins in the heart of the Golden 1 Center Friday, May 19, 2023. Cheers filled the arena as the new graduates proceeded down the stage and into the next chapter of their lives.

‘Keep going’: Sac State students graduate at spring 2023 commencement

Mercy Sosa May 20, 2023
Golden 1 Center held the spring 2023 commencement with graduates walking the stage and receiving their diplomas Friday.

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.
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