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‘I lose focus a lot more than I usually do’: Sac State students share their struggles with virtual classes

‘I lose focus a lot more than I usually do’: Sac State students share their struggles with virtual classes

Magaly Munoz

April 8, 2020

In Sacramento State’s second week of online-only classes due to the coronavirus outbreak, students are struggling with academics in a virtual format. Students like Hannah Rowles, a recreation, parks and tourism administration major, are having trouble keeping up with the new online workload. Rowles sai...

VIDEO: Student parents on the effect of COVID-19 in their lives

VIDEO: Student parents on the effect of COVID-19 in their lives

Ashton Byers and Kelly Kiernan

April 4, 2020

Student parents face uncertainty as COVID-19 shuts down schools for the remainder of the school year. Sacramento State’s transition to online classes leaves student parents with a new set of challenges, juggling school work and parenthood. Sac State ASI Children’s Center is shut down, causi...

CRIME MAP: A vandalism, a stolen (then recovered) bike and that’s it

CRIME MAP: A vandalism, a stolen (then recovered) bike and that’s it

Chris Wong, Deputy News Editor

April 4, 2020

Every week The State Hornet compiles crimes recorded in the campus crime log into a map detailing their location and current status. Two crimes were reported in the Sacramento State Police Department’s crime log for the week ending on March 28.  This was the first week that two or fewer crime...

Sac State ASI, admin discussing credit/no credit course expansion

Sac State ASI, admin discussing credit/no credit course expansion

Madeleine Beck, Deputy Copy Editor

April 3, 2020

Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. and administration are discussing potential options for expanding credit/no credit courses in light of classes being moved online due to the COVID-19 outbreak, according to ASI. Currently only about 12% of courses at Sac State can be taken for credit/no cred...

Police detain man casing cars outside Sac State dorms

Police detain man casing cars outside Sac State dorms

Chris Wong, Deputy News Editor

April 3, 2020

Sacramento State police detained and released a man casing cars in the residence hall parking lot around 10 p.m. March 27, officials said. Police responded after community service officers observed the man looking into cars in a residence hall parking lot, Sac State Chief of Police Mark Iwasa sai...

INFOGRAPHIC: What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

INFOGRAPHIC: What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

Alexis Perales

April 3, 2020

It's easy to be afraid during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of the symptoms of COVID-19 are commonly experienced, including coughing, tiredness and a fever. How do you know whether you are experiencing a cold, allergies or something more serious, such as COVID-19? Check out this infographic to know ...

CSU chancellor says on-campus fees will continue, student employees to receive administrative leave

CSU chancellor says on-campus fees will continue, student employees to receive administrative leave

Mercy Sosa

April 2, 2020

In a livestream interview with nonprofit news organization CalMatters on Thursday, California State University Chancellor Timothy White addressed how CSU campuses are transitioning to online learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  Felicia Mello, editor of the CalMatters College Journalism Network, and Aidan ...

Sac State ASI seeks student census participation online amid COVID-19 restrictions

Sac State ASI seeks student census participation online amid COVID-19 restrictions

Mercy Sosa

April 1, 2020

Sacramento State Associated Students, Inc.’s push for student participation in the 2020 census has gone exclusively virtual due to California’s shelter-at-home order, according to ASI leadership.  The census is a count of the population conducted every 10 years by the U.S. Census Bureau, a n...

NCAA grants spring athletes extra year of eligibility due to coronavirus cancellations

NCAA grants spring athletes extra year of eligibility due to coronavirus cancellations

Robyn Dobson, Sports Editor

March 30, 2020

The NCAA announced Monday that council members voted to grant spring sport athletes an extra year of eligibility after their seasons were canceled due to coronavirus concerns.  Talks of eligibility relief for student-athletes began on March 13, less than 24 hours after the NCAA had announced that all rem...

Sac State offers ‘drive-in wi-fi’ amid coronavirus-induced online classes

Sac State offers ‘drive-in wi-fi’ amid coronavirus-induced online classes

Kylie Robison

March 30, 2020

Sacramento State’s Information Resources & Technology Service Desk implemented “drive-in Wi-Fi” Friday in Parking Structure V for students with difficulty accessing the internet for online classes, according to a SacSend email Thursday from IRT.  Internet access in Parking Structure V will ...

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