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2019 Women’s March gathers organizations in support of women’s issues

2019 Women’s March gathers organizations in support of women’s issues

State Hornet Staff

January 21, 2019


Filed under Featured, News

Demonstrators from a diverse array of backgrounds and organizations rallied in solidarity for women's issues at the 2019 Women’s March in Sacramento on Saturday morning. Attendees left from Southside Park at 10 a.m. and made their way to the steps of the State Capitol, where a rally was held by...

Suspects identified in Sac State golf cart theft

Suspects identified in Sac State golf cart theft

Margherita Beale, Managing editor

January 19, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Three suspects were identified in a Dec. 29 golf cart theft that caused damage to Sacramento State’s Hornet Stadium track and football field. According to a Friday tweet from the Sacramento State Police Department, the suspects involved were identified thanks to assistance from the “Hornet community and public ass...

Sac State “Finish in Four” graduates to receive free regalia

Sac State “Finish in Four” graduates to receive free regalia

Storm Ray, News editor

January 19, 2019


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Debuting in the summer of 2016, the “Finish in Four” and “Through in Two” programs were created to help incoming freshmen and transfers earn their undergraduate degrees in four years. As an incentive for students in the programs to complete their degrees in four years, Sac State will now p...

Women’s March Sacramento to take place Saturday at California Capitol

Women’s March Sacramento to take place Saturday at California Capitol

Cory Jaynes, Digital Editor

January 17, 2019


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Sacramento’s 2019 Women’s March will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, with participants leaving from Southside Park and heading toward the Capitol. The Sacramento Women’s March echoes similar events nationwide. The Women’s March began in 2017, the day after President Donald Trump’s inaugura...

Sac State town hall meeting postponed

Sac State town hall meeting postponed

Claire Morgan, Editor-in-Chief

January 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

Sacramento State announced Thursday morning that it will postpone university President Robert Nelsen’s spring town hall meeting, citing illness. The event was supposed to be held Thursday morning from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. The event has been rescheduled for March 4 from 9 to 10 a.m. in the University U...

Sac State vocal jazz director performs national anthem at inauguration

Sac State vocal jazz director performs national anthem at inauguration

Storm Ray, News Editor

January 11, 2019


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Gaw Vang Williams, director of vocal jazz at Sacramento State, sang the national anthem at Governor Gavin Newsom’s inauguration Monday. Williams said she received a text Dec. 14 from her friend Jason Jong, an arts program specialist for the California Arts Council, asking for a recording of her singing...

#MeToo founder to speak at Sac State

#MeToo founder to speak at Sac State

Storm Ray, News editor

January 9, 2019


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Civil rights activist and founder of the #MeToo movement Tarana Burke will speak at Sacramento State on Feb. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Union. The lecture is free for both Sac State students and the general public and was organized by the university’s UNIQUE program. Burke will be speaking ...

Sac State President’s town hall meeting date announced

Sac State President’s town hall meeting date announced

Will Coburn, News Editor

January 9, 2019


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Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen will host a town hall meeting alongside the Faculty Senate and Associated Students, Inc. on Jan. 17, from 9 to 10 a.m. in the University Union Ballroom.   The Q&A format will replace the traditional spring address, one that mirrors the address held prio...

How does a government shutdown affect Sac State students?

How does a government shutdown affect Sac State students?

Cory Jaynes, Digital Editor

January 9, 2019


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Sacramento State students are preparing for the spring semester amid a standoff in Washington, D.C. that has led to a partial government shutdown and a freeze on some federal funding. President Donald Trump told Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-San Fr...

In inauguration speech, Newsom calls for ‘woman’s right to choose’

In inauguration speech, Newsom calls for ‘woman’s right to choose’

Sami Soto

January 7, 2019


Filed under News

Gavin Newsom was sworn in as California's 40th governor on Monday morning. In his inaugural speech, he addressed topics like wildfires, poverty, housing prices and women’s rights. While talking about his push towards affordable healthcare, Newsom said, “And in California, we will always protect ...

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