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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Sacramento State announced the COVID-19 vaccine will be required to be on campus for the fall 2021 semester. Students, faculty and staff are required to certify their vaccination status by Sept. 13, according to an email from Sac State President Robert Nelsen. File photo.

Sac State and CSU to require COVID-19 vaccine for fall 2021, regardless of FDA approval

Jordan Latimore July 27, 2021
Sac State will require all students, faculty and staff who will be on campus in the fall to certify their COVID-19 vaccinations by Sept. 13, according to an email from Sac State President Robert Nelsen on Tuesday.
Sergeant Vincent Burton (left) of Sacramento State’s Police Department kneels on the neck of a cyclist for approximately 23 seconds while handcuffing him after Corporal Doug Nguyen (right) deployed his stun gun twice into the suspect on June 4, according to anonymous sources. Photo courtesy of Francisco Munoz.

Sac State campus police officer seen kneeling on a man in video

Alex Muegge June 23, 2021
An altercation between cyclists and Sacramento State’s police officers on campus resulted in the tasing, kneeling of a university police officer on a cyclist and arrest on June 4.
San Francisco State University student Toshiar Green addresses a crowd at a Black Lives Matter rally at the California State Capitol steps in Sacramento, California on Friday, March 23, 2018. Sac State students reveal how police brutality and the massive media coverage reporting it has impacted and affected their mental health. Photo in background taken by Emily Rabasto. Graphic created in Canva.

Black Sac State community, therapist discuss psychological impacts of police brutality

Chrissy Martinez and Michael Eskridge June 7, 2021
Ever since George Floyd was killed by now-convicted police officer Derek Chauvin, the conversation about police interactions with Black people has been prevalent in the U.S. Sacramento State students voiced their concerns regarding police brutality and how the media coverage affects their mental health.
(Left to right) Deputy Chief of Rutgers University police Michael Rein, Sacramento County Sheriff Captain Todd Henry and Sacramento County Sheriff Chief Deputy Chet Madison Jr. speak at virtual town halls discussing their candidacies for Sacramento State Chief of Police. Current Chief Mark Iwasa announced in March that he would be retiring over the summer. Photos taken via Zoom by Erick Salgado, Emma Hall and Alec Ramey. Graphic made in Canva.

3 Sac State Chief of Police candidates selected, speak at town halls

Erick Salgado, Emma Hall, and Alec Ramey May 21, 2021
After the announcement about Chief Mark Iwasa’s retirement, Sacramento State has selected three candidates to potentially replace him in the fall. This week, members of the university community met Deputy Chief of Rutgers University police Michael Rein, Sacramento County Sheriff Captain Todd Henry and Sacramento County Sheriff Deputy Chet Madison Jr.

Sac State students react to CARmencement

Garry Singh May 20, 2021
Students tell their positive and negative takeaways and how they would decorate their cars for the celebration Friday and Saturday.

Will students need masks in the fall? Police chief candidate town halls: STATE HORNET NEWS

James Fife, Allisyn Mayhew, and Garry Singh May 19, 2021
On this edition of State Hornet News, we talk to Sac State’s chief risk officer for risk management services about potential COVID-19 restrictions in the fall, Sac State will hold town hall meetings with the final candidates for police chief, there is a new virtual art exhibit, and more.
Sacramento State’s Division of Inclusive Excellence announced that Sac State students, employees, faculty and administration are allowed to choose their gender pronouns that are displayed on their Student Center and profile pages. The State Hornet compiled this FAQ about pronouns and LGBTQ+ inclusivity at Sac State. (Photo by Kayleen Carter.)

FAQ: How to add your pronouns to your Student Center

Estefany Nuñez May 19, 2021
Sacramento State’s Division of Inclusive Excellence announced that Sac State students, employees, faculty and administration are allowed to choose the pronouns that are displayed on their Student Center and profile pages. The State Hornet compiled this FAQ about pronouns and LGBTQ+ inclusivity at Sac State.
Sacramento State defines the HyFlex modality as a course format that combines face-to-face and online learning on their website. The website states that each class session or learning activity is offered in-person, synchronously online and asynchronously online.

FAQ: HyFlex and HerkyFlex, what’s the difference?

Kimberly Gomez Santos May 18, 2021
The State Hornet has organized this FAQ to provide answers regarding the HyFlex modality as well as the difference between HyFlex, HerkyFlex and Hybrid.
John Johnson, Sacramento State’s director of inclusive excellence learning, will be leaving the university on June 11. Johnson’s departure marks the third time this semester that a Black administrator has left Sac State. Photo courtesy of Sacramento State. Graphic made in Canva.

Sac State director of inclusive excellence learning departing university

Jordan Parker, copy editor May 18, 2021
Sacramento State’s director of inclusive excellence learning John Johnson announced he will leave Sac State in June.
The State Hornet talked to internship coordinators, professors and other faculty from several departments who are very aware of the difficulty of finding jobs, especially during the times we are living through. Graphic made in Canva.

Graduating during a pandemic…what now?

We talked to internship coordinators, professors and other faculty from several departments about the next steps graduates should take to find jobs and build their network.
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