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‘You were my bullies’: Sac State theatre and dance students confront faculty over systemic racism

Students, staff and alumni attending a

Khala Clarke and Nijzel Dotson

August 9, 2020

Over the past month, members of the Sacramento State theatre and dance department have set up virtual meetings for students and alumni to share their stories of systemic racism from professors in the theatre and dance department. “Black lives are and have always been subjugated to oppression in...

Big Sky Conference fall football competition postponed, pushing back Hornets’ season

Sac State junior running back BJ Perkinson rushes for a first down against Austin Peay on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Hornet Stadium. The Hornets football team is just one of the Sac State sports' teams whose season will be postponed due to postponement of Big Sky Conference fall sports competition.

Jordan Parker

August 6, 2020

The Big Sky Conference has postponed fall 2020 football competition, pushing back the Hornet football team’s season to the spring, according to Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen.   16 of the 21 Sacramento State intercollegiate sports teams are affiliates of the Big Sky Conference — however, onl...

Big West Conference postpones fall 2020 sports competition

Sac State sophomore forward Benji Kikanovic runs for a play Saturday, Oct. 19 against CSU Fullerton at Hornet Field. The Sac State men's soccer team will have its fall 2020 season postponed due to the Big West Conference's announcement Wednesday that they will postpone sports competition through the end of the calendar year.

Jordan Parker

July 29, 2020

The Big West Conference board of directors announced Wednesday that fall sports competition will be postponed through the end of the calendar year.

Recent Sac State graduate dies in I-80 collision

Photo via GoFundMe page set up for the family of Ashley Ramos.

Madeleine Beck, Managing Editor

July 28, 2020

A recent Sacramento State graduate died in a one-vehicle crash Sunday in Placer County according to a CHP press release.  22-year-old Ashley Ramos died when the driver of the vehicle she was in went off Interstate 80 and collided into several trees.  The driver of the vehicle, 22-year-old Keenen...

VIDEO: Community comes together for slain Sac State student

VIDEO: Community comes together for slain Sac State student

Sara Nevis

July 24, 2020

Sacramento State student and Richmond native Zarrie Allen was shot and killed Monday at the Sacramento Memorial Lawn while visiting a gravesite with friends. On Thursday, a vigil was held in honor of Allen. Berry Accius, community activist and founder of Voice of the Youth, organized the vigil in...

First year Sac State student killed in drive-by shooting at cemetery

First year Sac State student killed in drive-by shooting at cemetery

Madeleine Beck, Managing Editor

July 23, 2020

A Sacramento State student was killed in a drive-by shooting at Sacramento Memorial Lawn Cemetery on Monday, according to an email sent out by Sac State President Robert Nelsen. Zarrie Allen was 18 years old and had just completed her first at Sac State and was hoping to earn a degree in nursing, ...

Man shot and killed by police officer at The Crossings apartment complex

A man points a gun out of frame in a screenshot from a video of a shooting that took place at The Crossings Tuesday, July 21, 2020. The man was shot by the Sacramento police, and later transported to the hospital.

Madeleine Beck and Chris Wong

July 21, 2020

A man was shot and killed by a Sacramento Police Department officer at The Crossings student living complex Tuesday, according to the Sacramento Police Department.  The man who died was identified Wednesday by a friend who lived at the Crossings as Jeremy Southern, 22, according to The Sacramento B...

OPINION: Gavin Newsom’s leadership is just what California needs amid a pandemic

California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks at the California Democrats State Convention in San Francisco, CA on June 1, 2019.

Jordan Parker

July 18, 2020

When Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday that the state would be rolling back its reopening, the uproar began. Angry Californians took to social media to express their dismay with the governor and the hashtag #RecallGavin2020 was the most trending topic on Twitter under the politics section for a few hours after his...

Sac State will help enroll international students in hybrid or in-person course

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Madeleine Beck, managing editor

July 8, 2020

International students will be assisted in enrolling in an in-person or hybrid course to avoid losing their student visa, according to an email from Sacramento State International Programs and Global Engagement sent Wednesday.  This action followed a recent announcement by U.S. Immigration and Customs ...

‘What happened yesterday was such a sick betrayal’: Sac State international students react to ICE announcement

Flags hang in Sacramento State’s Global Studies Lounge on March 11, 2020. ICE announced Monday that international students will have to take at least one in-person class in the fall to be able to stay in the U.S., putting Sac State international students at risk of being deported.

Madeleine Beck, managing editor

July 7, 2020

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday that international students cannot take online-only courses in the fall if they want to stay in the U.S., putting Sacramento State international students at risk of being deported if they don’t comply.  The announcement says international students...

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