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The State Hornet

In an Associated Students Inc. survey, Sacramento State students and faculty shared mixed opinions on the Sacramento State Police Department and its role on campus. The Sacramento State Police Department is located on the southern edge of campus, between Parking Structure 3 and the Associated Students Inc. Children’s Center. Photo  by Kris Hall. Graphic made in Canva by Ayaana Williams.

Sac State community has conflicting opinions on campus police, according to ASI survey

Kris Hall November 2, 2021
A survey of over 200 participants conducted by Sacramento State’s Associated Students Inc. suggests that students are conflicted about the role of police on campus.
ASIs Childrens Center playground is empty on Oct. 5, 2021,  after the center closes for the day. The playground is only available to a limited number of children due to the pandemic.

ASI programs work to combat $2.9 million loss in revenue since pandemic

Jennah Booth and Kris Hall October 11, 2021
Sacramento State ASI has been working through significant revenue losses since the beginning of the pandemic, and now that students have returned to campus, ASI’s programs are returning to more normal operations.
Associated Students, Inc.’s Board of Directors unanimously votes to call for Sac State to remove the mention of Columbus Day from the academic calendar on Oct. 6, 2021. Sac State’s Ensuring Native Indian Traditions club also called for the removal of Columbus Day from the calendar.

ASI asks Sac State administration to remove Columbus Day from academic calendar

Kris Hall October 11, 2021
For Indigenous Peoples Day, Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. and Sac State’s Ensuring Native Indian Traditions club have called for the university to remove the mention of Columbus Day from the academic calendar.
All members of Associated Students, Inc. board of directors gather for its weekly meeting on Wednesday, Sept 15, 2021. The board finalized its strategic priorities for the 2021-2022 school year.

ASI to share survey results on campus police department with Sac State administration

Kris Hall September 17, 2021
Sac State ASI finalized their annual goals, including upholding the university’s anti-racism plan and meeting with campus police to discuss their presence on campus.
Accounting firm K∙Coe Isom’s auditor Christy Norton presents Sacramento State’s 2020-2021 audit to Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. board of directors via Zoom. Norton said that COVID-19 shutdowns had an impact on financial statements.

Sac State ASI appoints two new board members

Dominique Williams September 9, 2021
Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. appointed two new directors and discussed the impact COVID-19 shutdowns had on Sac State’s finances for the 2020-2021 school year in its meeting Wednesday.
Sacramento State’s ASI Vice President of Finance Prabhjyot Shinh discussed the new social justice scholarship with the Board of Directors during a board meeting Wednesday, May 12. The scholarship is geared towards students that advocate for social justice, anti-racism and diversity. Screenshot taken via Zoom.

Sac State ASI approves addition of social justice scholarship

Michael Pacheco May 12, 2021
Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. approved the addition of a social justice scholarship geared towards student advocates for social justice and anti-racism.
Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen announced stimulus funds will be distributed to students in the fall during an Associated Students, Inc. working board meeting Wednesday, May 5, 2021. Nelsen said $50 million in federal funds has been allocated in total to help students with their basic needs. Screenshot taken via Zoom.

Nelsen announces another round of direct payments to Sac State students in fall

Michael Pacheco May 5, 2021
Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen announced stimulus funds will be distributed to students in the fall as $50 million in federal funds is allocated to help students with their basic needs.
(File photo) ASI President Noah Marty discusses the merits of supporting undocumented students for being eligible for federal aid during its Zoom meeting Wednesday, March 17, 2021. ASI passed a resolution in support of a medical amnesty policy towards students who are affected by substance abuse during its board meeting on Wednesday, April 28, 2021.

ASI calls on Sac State to amend alcohol and drug policy to include medical amnesty

Michael Pacheco April 29, 2021
Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. passed a resolution in support of a medical amnesty policy towards students affected by substance abuse.

Passing the torch: new ASI president and vice president elect share their priorities for 2021-22

Allisyn Mayhew, Multimedia Reporter April 29, 2021

Samantha Elizalde and Joseph Sais were elected as the new ASI president and vice president earlier this month for the 2021-22 school year. Current ASI president Noah Marty gave a few words of advice to...

Mark Montalvo, Sac State’s ASI financial and administrative director, discusses the budget for Sac State going into the 2021-2022 school year during an ASI meeting on Thursday, April 14, 2021. Montalvo said the budget projects ASI will face a $690,308 net loss. Screenshot taken via Zoom by Michael Pacheco.

Sac State ASI budget projects $690K loss amid campus return, lost revenue

Michael Pacheco and Chris Wong April 15, 2021
Sac State Associated Students, Inc. is projected to lose $690,000 next school year as it plans increases in student employment spending but predicts an over $200,000 hit to revenues.
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