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The State Hornet

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California Faculty Association protesters outside of Sacramento State marching on J Street Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023. The CFA strike at Sac State was the final day of the four day strike across California State University campuses.

Sac State faculty strikes on campus to demand better pay and working conditions

Ryan Lorenz, Michael Pepper, and Michaela Graves December 7, 2023
Demonstrators at Sac State participate in the final day of statewide organized CFA strikes at CSU campuses on Thursday.
Vice President of Academic Affairs Carlos Nevarez leads the Hispanic Economic Report panel discussion in the Carlsen Center of the Sac State Library Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023. The panel was held to highlight disparities within the report about the Latino community and ways to bridge gaps for incoming students.

Sac State hosts panel discussion on recent Hispanic Economic Report findings

Julianna Rodriguez, Staffer December 4, 2023
Sacramento State hosted a panel discussion with the Vice President of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to share how the Latino community has been disproportionately affected by the pandemic.
Provost Carlos Nevarez in his office, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023. Nevarez said he was eager to see the changes the bill could make to the local Sacramento economy in tandem with previously passed bills.

CSU to offer independent professional and applied doctoral degrees

Erick Mendoza, Staffer December 4, 2023
New career pathways are coming for CSU students who pursue doctorate degrees thanks to the signing of Assembly Bill 656 into law.
The California Faculty Association headquarters on K Street, Friday, Dec. 1, 2023. Despite recommendations from an independent factfinder, the CFA and California State University were unable to come to an agreement.

BREAKING: Factfinding report provides recommendation for CSU and CFA bargaining

Jacob Peterson, News Editor December 1, 2023
An independent factfinding report on the negotiations between the CSU and CFA was released on Friday, providing recommendations on 15 topics.
Released in 1992, “Candyman” takes classic gothic horror and transplants it into a contemporary setting. With strong performances and a masterful score, you’ll be hypnotized by this cult classic. (Graphic created in Canva by Ariel Caspar, Image courtesy of TriStar Pictures)

Hornet Horrors: ‘Candyman’

Jacob Peterson, News Editor December 1, 2023
Few cult classics earn their praise as much as 1992’s “Candyman”, a gothic horror set in the then modern day.
Students protesting in solidarity with Palestine during a walkout in the library quad Oct. 12, 2023. Students held up flags and signs that read phrases such as “Free Palestine” and “Right to Exist, Resist Return” while movement leaders shared their stories.

Man pretends to shoot at pro-Palestine protesters on campus in racially motivated incident

Analah Wallace, Staffer November 30, 2023
An unknown individual threatened Sac State student protesters with racist remarks and fake gun motions during a march for Palestine.
Mixed canned fruit and veggies on the shelves of the Associated Students, Inc. Food Pantry, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023. The food pantry provides both fresh produce and groceries, according to its website.

ASI Food Pantry provides resources for students with low food security

Michael Pepper and Analah Wallace November 30, 2023
ASI Food Pantry welcomes Sacramento State students facing financial struggles and low food security.
Associated Students Inc. Vice President of University Affairs Alec Tong poses for his election candidate photo for the board position earlier in the spring 2023 semester. Tong resigned from his position on Monday, Nov. 27. (Photo courtesy of ASI, Graphic created in Canva by Jacob Peterson)

BREAKING: Second ASI board member resigns

Analah Wallace, Staffer November 28, 2023
ASI board position is left vacant after the Vice President of University Affairs resigned from his spot on Monday.
Curtis Smith, department chair of World Languages and Literatures, said the department was asked by the dean’s office to reduce their schedule by 5% due to budget cuts. The 5% reduction of the schedule will lower the number of sections offered per foreign language course beginning next spring. (Graphic created in Canva by Ariel Caspar and Alyssa Branum)

World Languages and Literatures classes diminished by 5% for upcoming semester

Asyah Zamani, Staffer November 27, 2023
Sacramento State students are concerned about this reduction of World Languages and Literatures classes in spring 2024.
The ‘Red Zone’ is the time on college campuses between dorm move-in and Thanksgiving break when sexual assaults are more likely to occur. Sacramento State has multiple resources to support survivors. (Graphic created in Canva by Analah Wallace)

Continued vigilance: campus safety challenges beyond the ‘Red Zone’

Michael Pepper, Staffer November 21, 2023
“Are you safe on this campus?” is a question Sac State needs to answer during the ‘Red Zone’ timeframe
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