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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

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Newly elected ASI Government candidates  pose for a group picture following the announcement of the voting results on Thursday April 7, 2022. The candidates will be serving their term from 2022-2023.

Sac State ASI election winners announced after voting draws 9.6% turnout

Jenelle Lum and Alexis Hunt April 9, 2022

Students gathered Thursday inside the Elderberry and Beetle Room at Residence Hall at Sacramento State as loud music blared through the doors during a warm spring evening.  Members of Associated Students...

Sarah Budean, a junior with an undeclared major, sits in front of the University Union on Monday, April 4, 2022. Though she said she didn’t know much about the upcoming ASI board elections, Budean offered her thoughts on what an ideal candidate should do to earn more votes.

Rock the vote? Students know little to nothing about ASI elections

Casey Rafter and Tyra Green April 5, 2022

On cracked asphalt paths leading from Amador Hall to the University Union, few of the passing students notice the hand-painted campaign plywood signage. With voting opening Wednesday, the 21 candidates...

Elaine Vang, who is majoring in public health studies at Sacramento State, studies at the AIRC at Sac State on Feb. 21. Vang said she used the previous HEERF grant funds to pay for bills and textbooks. (Photo by Laura De la Garza Garcia)

CHA-CHING: Final HEERF grant to be distributed to Sac State students

Laura De la Garza Garcia February 27, 2022

Sac State will be distributing the fourth round grant payments from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund to students beginning Feb. 28.  The HEERF grant is a federal award that was approved in...

Sacramento State Vice President of Student Affairs Ed Mills discusses grants for students in the spring 2022 semester at an Associated Students Inc. meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021. The university will be disbursing $20 million total to students after the fourth week of the semester.

Sac State students will receive another HEERF grant in spring 2022

Kris Hall December 13, 2021
Sacramento State Vice President of Student Affairs Ed Mills told Associated Students Inc. Wednesday that the university would be disbursing $20 million in Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) funds in the spring 2022 semester.
Sacramento State is getting $2.2 million dollars from California to go toward the university’s Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) and Crisis Assistance & Resource Education Support (CARES) office respectively, according to Associate Vice President of SHCS Joy Stewart-James and Associated Students Inc. director of natural sciences and mathematics Isha Bindal.

Sac State to receive $2.2 million in state funding for mental health services, basic needs

Kris Hall December 6, 2021
Sacramento State is getting $2.2 million dollars from California to go toward the university’s Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) and Crisis Assistance & Resource Education Support (CARES) office respectively, according to Associate Vice President of SHCS Joy Stewart-James and Associated Students Inc. director of natural sciences and mathematics Isha Bindal.
(From left to right) Desiree McFarland, Mia Settles-Tidwell and Alan Figueroa-Camarena discuss Sacramento State’s anti-racism plan at a Zoom panel hosted by Associated Students Inc. Student Social Justice and Equity Council on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. Panelists talked about the implementation of the plan and the importance of creating an anti-racist campus. Photo in background by Max Connor. Photos of panelists by Kris Hall.

Sac State ASI committee hosts forum discussing anti-racism plan, convocation delay

Kris Hall December 1, 2021
Sacramento State Associated Students Inc. Student Social Justice and Equity Council hosted a Zoom panel on Monday for students to talk about the anti-racism plan and the importance of making Sac State an anti-racist campus.
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.
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