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‘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...

Sac State virtual town hall addresses CARES Act, budget, fall semester

Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Steve Perez returns to the Zoom call with a frozen copy after disconnecting. Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen and Perez held a virtual town hall meeting with faculty Monday, April 27 addressing faculty concerns. -Screenshot via Zoom

Chris Wong and Luis Platero

April 27, 2020

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen and Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Steve Perez held a virtual town hall meeting Monday, addressing concerns from faculty regarding the university’s use of funds received from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.  Here...

Sac State community gives advice on staying healthy through shelter-at-home order

Sac State community gives advice on staying healthy through shelter-at-home order

Garry Singh

April 26, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic and California’s statewide shelter-at-home order have made it a challenge for many students to stay healthy, both mentally and physically. As a result, students have to come up with creative ways to exercise, eat healthy, stay in a positive mindset and stay motivated for school....

Credit/no credit, ABC/no credit options opened for Sac State students

Sac State Students can now choose their preferred grading systems on a class-by-class basis. Screenshot via student center.

Madeleine Beck, deputy copy editor

April 23, 2020

The different grading systems Sacramento State previously announced are now available for students to select, according to an email sent to students by the Division of Student Affairs Thursday.  To choose their preferred grading system, students can log onto their student center through their My Sa...

How undocumented immigrants can receive financial assistance in California

How undocumented immigrants can receive financial assistance in California

Mercy Sosa and Erick Salgado

April 21, 2020

Nonprofit news organization CalMatters and Spanish-language news outlet La Opinión hosted a Spanish-language virtual event on how Californians and undocumented immigrants can access financial assistance to cover food, housing and rent during the COVID-19 pandemic, Tuesday.

Sac State suspends fall 2020 study abroad programs

Study abroad material at Sac State's Office of Global Engagement. Sac State emailed study abroad students that fall 2020 study abroad programs are suspended.

Chris Wong and Erick Salgado

April 20, 2020

Sacramento State suspended all fall 2020 semester study abroad programs Monday due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an email sent to study abroad students obtained by The State Hornet.  Paul Hofmann, Sac State associate vice president for International Programs and Global Engagement, said ...

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