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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...

BSU president presses Sac State to fire professor seen arguing with neighbors

The virtual town hall participants and interpreters check their video cameras before the beginning of the event Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Sacramento State held a virtual town hall where administrators and community members spoke on how the campus can respond to racism.

Chris Wong, news editor

May 19, 2020

The president of Sacramento State’s Black Student Union pressed administrators to fire the professor seen in a viral video where his wife used racial slurs. Sac State BSU president Adwoa Akyianu called for the professor’s firing on Tuesday during a virtual town hall hosted by Sac State, which aimed...

VIRTUAL TOWN HALL PREVIEW: Students prepare to voice their opinions about viral professor video

Provost Steve Perez and Sac State President Robert Nelsen will serve as panelists along with vice president for inclusive excellence Diana Tate Vermeire at a virtual town hall on May 19, 2020, in response to a viral video where a Sac State professor's wife used a racial slur. Screenshot via Facebook. Photos by Rahul Lal and Joseph Daniels. Graphic made in Canva.

Madeleine Beck and Chris Wong

May 17, 2020

Sacramento State will hold a virtual town hall Tuesday in response to a viral video of a Sac State professor and his wife in an argument with their neighbors, in which the wife used a racial slur.  “The town hall is being held to acknowledge the concern expressed by our campus community as well a...

Sac State students struggle with decision to register for virtual classes

Sac State students are concerned with registering for virtual classes during the fall 2020 semester. Graphic made in Canva.

Jordan Latimore

May 15, 2020

After California State University Chancellor Timothy White announced Tuesday that a majority of CSU classes will be held online in fall 2020 across all campuses, Sacramento State students are left having to deal with the ramifications of the decision. Some students are weighing all of their options, i...

CSU announces all campuses, including Sac State, will hold most classes online in the fall

The CSU Board of Trustees meets virtually on Zoom Tuesday, May 12, 2020. CSU Chancellor Tim White announced that classes will be primarily virtual with some exceptions for in-person activities that cannot be done virtually.

Kendra Rivera-Molina and Chris Wong

May 12, 2020

A majority of California State University classes will be held online in fall 2020 across all campuses, including Sacramento State, according to CSU Chancellor Timothy White.  White confirmed at a CSU board of trustees meeting Tuesday that the CSU’s 23 campuses will hold almost all courses virt...

Sac State professor apologizes for video featuring racial slurs, petition circulates for his removal

A Facebook video posted Friday, May 1 went viral, showing a Sac State professor and a woman arguing with their neighbors. The man in the video was identified as Tim Ford by university administrators.

Madeleine Beck and Chris Wong

May 8, 2020

On the heels of an official university response condemning the incident, the Sacramento State professor seen in a viral video confrontation with his neighbors apologized for his wife’s use of a racial slur. The video — originally posted to Facebook on May 1 by Sac State professor Tim Ford’s neighb...

Sac State Office for Equal Opportunity holds panel on sexual misconduct

A panel addressing sexual misconduct was held via Zoom call Friday, May 8 by the Office for Equal Opportunity at Sac State. Graphic made in Canva.

Jesse Tapia

May 8, 2020

Sacramento State’s Office for Equal Opportunity held a panel discussion Friday via Zoom in an effort to clarify the processes for reporting sexual misconduct.  The Associate Director for the Office for Equal Opportunity, Alison Nygard, said that the office is still providing help to students virtu...

STATE HORNET NEWS BROADCAST: Sac State professor seen in viral racial slur video, limited nursing student spots and more

STATE HORNET NEWS BROADCAST: Sac State professor seen in viral racial slur video, limited nursing student spots and more

Mack Ervin III, Savannah Solley, and Kayla Brown

May 7, 2020

In the last State Hornet News broadcast of the semester, a Sacramento State professor’s wife was seen in a viral video using a racial slur, the nursing program drastically limits the number of accepted applicants, the men’s basketball coach gets a contract extension and more. RELATED: Sac State...

CRIME MAP: Assault/Battery at Upper Eastside Lofts near Sac State

CRIME MAP: Assault/Battery at Upper Eastside Lofts near Sac State

Erick Salgado

May 7, 2020

Every week The State Hornet compiles crimes recorded in the campus crime log into a map detailing their location and current status. Only one crime was reported in the Sacramento State Police Department’s crime log for the week ending on May 2. There was a report of assault/battery at the Upper ...

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