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Prosecutors seek death penalty for suspect in killing of Sac State alumna

Prosecutors seek death penalty for suspect in killing of Sac State alumna

Kendra Rivera-Molina, News Editor

January 24, 2020

The Sacramento County District Attorney's office announced Thursday that it intends to seek the death penalty for the man accused of shooting and killing Sacramento police officer and Sacramento State alumna Tara O’Sullivan last June in North Sacramento. Despite Gov. Gavin Newsom’s death penalty ...

CRIME MAP: 12 crimes reported at Sac State over winter break

CRIME MAP: 12 crimes reported at Sac State over winter break

Cory Jaynes, News Editor

January 21, 2020

Every week, The State Hornet will compile crimes recorded in the Sacramento State Police Department’s campus crime log into a map detailing their location and current status. Over the course of winter break, 12 crimes were reported to the Sacramento State Police Department with vandalism being ...

Thousands march for equal rights at 4th annual Sacramento Women’s March

Thousands march for equal rights at 4th annual Sacramento Women’s March

Kendra Rivera-Molina, News Editor

January 18, 2020

Thousands of human rights, supporters, community members, and activists rallied Saturday at the fourth annual Sacramento Women’s March. The march was held in solidarity with Women’s March Global, a movement started three years ago in support of preserving womens’ rights worldwide.  Members ...

Sac State student dies in head-on collision

Sac State student dies in head-on collision

Kelly Kiernan, Multimedia Editor

January 10, 2020

Kaitlin St. Croix, a Sacramento State child development major and resident assistant, died in a head-on collision in Stanislaus County on Thursday, according to the university.  According to the California Highway Patrol’s report of collision, Modesto Area CHP received a call of a traffic collision ...

Driver arrested after getting van stuck in Sac State parking structure

Driver arrested after getting van stuck in Sac State parking structure

Cory Jaynes, Managing Editor

December 13, 2019

The Sacramento State Police Department arrested an individual that was “under the influence” Thursday morning after he tried to abandon a “large transport van” he drove into Parking Structure 1, according to the department’s Facebook page. The driver reportedly drove the van into the parking stru...

2017 graduate Jessica Salvato opens up on cancer battle, return to Sac State

2017 graduate Jessica Salvato opens up on cancer battle, return to Sac State

Jordan Parker

December 12, 2019

As a 21-year-old, Jessica Salvato was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma on Jan. 21, 2016. “I thought, ‘do I get to meet Ellen now,’” she joked of her first days after being diagnosed.  “But truthfully, my first thoughts were about what was going to happen to me and how this journey was goi...

Sac State and CSU renegotiating contract with ScienceDirect database provider

Sac State and CSU renegotiating contract with ScienceDirect database provider

Cristian Corona

December 11, 2019

Sacramento State and the California State University system are currently in ongoing negotiations with Elsevier, a scholarly journal publishing company that licenses the ScienceDirect database to the CSU.  The CSU’s current contract with Elsevier terminates at the end of the year. The CSU s...

CRIME MAP: An assault that went viral and 3 reports of thefts

CRIME MAP: An assault that went viral and 3 reports of thefts

Dom Vitiello

December 10, 2019

Every week, The State Hornet will compile crimes recorded in the campus crime log into a map detailing their location and current status. Over the course of last week, there were seven crimes reported in the Sacramento State Police Department’s crime logs, four of which were thefts and one assaul...

Sac State students say Cal Fit tricked them with aggressive sales tactics

Sac State students say Cal Fit tricked them with aggressive sales tactics

Margherita Beale, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2019

Sacramento State computer science major Alex Nguyen was catching up on his emails after a late night of homework when he received a notification that he says is still branded in his mind. Nguyen had just received an email from California Family Fitness, a Sacramento-area gym, notifying him he wou...

Viral video shows attack on former Sac State College Republicans president

Viral video shows attack on former Sac State College Republicans president

Dom Vitiello

December 6, 2019

An altercation that started online turned physical when Keaton Hill was captured on video attacking Floyd Johnson II, president emeritus of the Sacramento State College Republicans. The fight began after the two exited class. Hill was confronted by Johnson and his friend Henry Seufert due to argument...

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