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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 ...

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 ASI loses $1.7 million in revenue due to COVID-19

Sacramento State Associated Students Inc. held a board meeting Wednesday Sept. 9, 2020 to discuss several topics include a $1.7 million revenue decline. The board also discussed education on 'activism, anti-racism and white fragility.'

Camryn Dadey

September 9, 2020

Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. discussed the financial impact of COVID-19 on students, as well as the loss of $1.7 million in program service fees in a Zoom meeting Wednesday.

PODCAST: How coronavirus will affect the campus this fall

PODCAST: How coronavirus will affect the campus this fall

Madeleine Beck, Max Connor, and Robbie Pierce

September 3, 2020

Welcome back! On this State Hornet podcast special, editors Robbie Pierce, Maddie Beck and Max Connor take you through key events over the summer and developments from the past week related to the state of the campus during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. RELATED: CSU Chancellor addresses pandemic p...

OPINION: Gavin Newsom’s leadership is just what California needs amid a pandemic

California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks at the California Democrats State Convention in San Francisco, CA on June 1, 2019.

Jordan Parker

July 18, 2020

When Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday that the state would be rolling back its reopening, the uproar began. Angry Californians took to social media to express their dismay with the governor and the hashtag #RecallGavin2020 was the most trending topic on Twitter under the politics section for a few hours after his...

‘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...

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 nursing program halves admissions

Sac State cut nursing school admissions from 80 students to 40 students for the fall 2020 semester due to seniors not being able to finish their clinicals. Background image by Ashley Neal. Photo via Canva. Graphic by Chris Wong.

Erick Salgado

May 1, 2020

Only 40 students will be accepted to Sacramento State’s competitive nursing program this fall due to uncertainties surrounding whether students will be able to fulfill required courses amid the ongoing pandemic, according to university School of Nursing administrators. An email sent to nursing applicants said ove...

CORONAVIRUS BRIEFS E4: Lawsuit over campus fees, emergency financial aid

CORONAVIRUS BRIEFS E4: Lawsuit over campus fees, emergency financial aid

Margherita Beale, Madeleine Beck, and Robbie Pierce

April 30, 2020

On this episode of our Coronavirus Briefs series, editor-in-chief Margherita Beale, deputy copy editor Maddie Beck and podcast editor Robbie Pierce discuss a class-action lawsuit against the California State University system about mandatory and now-inaccessible campus fees, emergency financial aid a...

Sacramento nurse laid off after waiting 19 days for coronavirus test results

Sacramento nurse laid off after waiting 19 days for coronavirus test results

Ashton Byers

April 28, 2020

On March 2, Staci Moore, a nurse at LifeSTEPS in Sacramento, said she developed a fever at work that sent her home early.  Three days later she got tested for the coronavirus at Sutter Health Medical facility in Roseville. “My fever went up to 103.5 and I felt delirious,” Moore said. “I couldn’t f...

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