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The WELL reschedules reopening outdoors to Wednesday ‘pending final approval’

The WELL's windows reflect its south lawn's autumn trees on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. The WELL at Sacramento State planned to open for outdoor fitness by reservation Sept. 17.

Jordan Parker

September 17, 2020

The WELL at Sacramento State planned to open for outdoor fitness by reservation Sept. 17 but is now scheduled to reopen for outdoor services Wednesday “pending final approval.”

Sac State hosts diversity trainer Jane Elliott, known for ‘Blue eyes/Brown eyes’ exercise

Jane Elliott displayed her

Gavin Rock and Jenna Cooper

September 16, 2020

Jane Elliott, known for her “Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes” exercise, discussed her knowledge and experience on challenging racist beliefs to Sacramento State students via Zoom Wednesday.

New ethnic studies requirement signed into law by Gov. Newsom

A demonstrator holds a sign advocating for AB 1460 in the University Union at a Faculty Senate meeting Feb. 27, 2020.  The bill was signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom Aug. 3 and will require students to take and ethnic studies course to graduate starting with the class of 2025 .

Gerardo Zavala and Isabelle Juarez

September 16, 2020

AB 1460 was signed into law, requiring all CSU undergraduates to complete a course in ethnic studies, beginning with the class of 2024-2025.

The WELL to reopen outdoors Thursday

The WELL at Sacramento State will begin providing outdoor services Thursday. Its

Jenna Cooper

September 15, 2020

The WELL at Sacramento State will reopen Thursday for outdoor socially distanced fitness and recreation after being approved by Sac State administration and Sacramento County. Reservations are required for some equipment use.

Trump visits Sacramento for wildfire briefing with Newsom

President Donald Trump addresses reporters about wildfires at McClellan Airport Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. Trump was visiting to meet with Gov. Gavin Newsom regarding the wildfires burning across the state and said that lack of proper forest management is a major contributing factor to the fires.

Samaha Samy

September 14, 2020

President Donald Trump visited Sacramento Monday for a briefing with state and federal fire and emergency officials on the wildfires.

PODCAST: Spring 2021 confirmed virtual, Sac State employees paid to resign

PODCAST: Spring 2021 confirmed virtual, Sac State employees paid to resign

Max Connor, Madeleine Beck, and Robbie Pierce

September 14, 2020

On this week’s episode of The State Hornet Podcast, Podcast Editor Robbie Pierce, Managing Editor Maddie Beck and Editor-in-Chief Max Connor go over major stories since the back-to-school episode uploaded week one, including the announcement of another virtual semester for Spring 2021, the new Early ...

Sac State alumni featured on ‘Shark Tank’ speak on student entrepreneurial panel

Donte Morris speaks to a virtual audience about him and his twin brother's app

Jenna Cooper

September 12, 2020

Sacramento State’s Carlsen Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship hosted Sac State alumni featured on ‘Shark Tank’ and a student panel to discuss leading with an entrepreneurial mindset via Zoom Friday.

CSU announces spring semester will be largely online for all campuses

The University Union at Sacramento State, on March 19, 2020, nearly empty, as the coronavirus pandemic causes lockdowns on the CSU campus.

Jordan Parker

September 10, 2020

All 23 CSU campuses will have a mostly virtual spring semester, CSU Chancellor Timothy White announced Thursday.

Sac State will pay employees up to $70K — to quit

The Early Exit Program will offer severance pay to employees who voluntarily resign, a “critical way to avoid layoffs and furloughs that may result from the budget crisis caused by COVID-19,” according to Sac State President Robert Nelsen. Photo via Canva.

Mercy Sosa, news editor

September 10, 2020

The Early Exit Program, or EEP, will offer severance pay to employees who voluntarily resign, a “critical way to avoid layoffs and furloughs that may result from the budget crisis caused by COVID-19,” said Sac State President Robert Nelsen.

CRIME MAP: Man arrested after using a sink in Sequoia Hall to bathe himself

Every week The State Hornet compiles crimes recorded in the campus crime log into a map detailing their location and current status.

Chris Wong, news editor

September 10, 2020

A man bathed in a Sequoia Hall sink, a stolen backpack was recovered, a woman was cited for resisting arrest, and a citation was issued for marijuana possession.

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