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Sac State’s Black Alumni Chapter alumna and founder dies at 56

Sac State’s Black Alumni Chapter alumna and founder dies at 56

Kendra L. Rivera

September 19, 2019

Sacramento State alumna and founder of Sac State’s Black Alumni Chapter (BAC) Jackie Morris-Henderson died Aug. 26 at 56 due to metastatic breast cancer. Morris-Henderson was a mentor to many staff, faculty and students at the university. In 2007, she founded Sacramento State’s BAC.  “Sh...

New Jersey anthropology professor speaks to Sac State students about Islamophobia

New Jersey anthropology professor speaks to Sac State students about Islamophobia

Kendra L. Rivera

September 18, 2019

Nazia Kazi, assistant professor of anthropology at Stockton University in New Jersey, spoke to Sacramento State students Tuesday evening about her book “Islamophobia, Race and Global Politics.” The book is about analyzing racism and politics in America that contributed to Islamophobia and later, motivate...

CSU and UC campuses to offer abortion services if Newsom signs bill

CSU and UC campuses to offer abortion services if Newsom signs bill

Jordan Silva-Benham, News editor

September 17, 2019

A new bill that would mandate California public universities like Sacramento State to offer on-campus abortion medication passed the state Assembly Friday and is currently awaiting Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signature. Senate Bill 24, also known as the “College Student Right to Access Act,” was introduced by California State Sen. Connie Levya, D...

Stephon Clark’s children to receive a $2.4 million settlement

Stephon Clark’s children to receive a $2.4 million settlement

Jordan Silva-Benham, News editor

September 10, 2019

Stephon Clark’s two children were granted a $2.4 million settlement with the city of Sacramento Wednesday, according to a declaration filed by an attorney representing the minors. Clark’s children, referred to as A.C. and C.C. in the declaration, are 5 and 2 respectively. The siblings are being repres...

Sac State connects undocumented students to resources at DRC open house

Sac State connects undocumented students to resources at DRC open house

Chris Wong

September 7, 2019

Sacramento State’s Dreamer Resource Center (DRC) held an open house Friday in the Riverview Hall conference room to connect members of the undocumented community with resources and peers. Erik Ramirez, the center’s program coordinator, noted that while an open house’s purpose is to share a ...

NEWS PODCAST: A closer looks at Brown Issues

NEWS PODCAST:  A closer looks at Brown Issues

Will Coburn and Kendra L. Rivera

September 7, 2019

The second episode of The State Hornet News Podcast covering: SB 24; new bus routes; new bookstore layouts and an interview about Brown Issues and the memorial for the victims of the Aug. 3, El Paso shooting. Stories Covered: Students rally in Sacramento for college campus abortion care SacRT w...

Sac State’s Brown Issues honors victims of El Paso shooting

Sac State’s Brown Issues honors victims of El Paso shooting

Kendra L. Rivera

September 4, 2019

Sacramento State’s Brown Issues organization honored the lives lost in the Aug. 3 shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas and celebrated Latinx culture at a California State Capitol event on Tuesday. Kimberly Gudino, college ambassador for Brown Issues, and Alma Lopez, statewide coordinator for...

First Partner Newsom visits Sac State to discuss gender wage gap

First Partner Newsom visits Sac State to discuss gender wage gap

Patrick Walsh

August 28, 2019

First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom visited Sacramento State Tuesday evening to lead a forum as part of her campaign to combat gender wage inequality. #EqualPayCa aims to lessen the wage gap for women of color in particular.  “In California, white women earn about 80 cents on the white man’s dollar earne...

California American Indian tribal nation donates $750,000 to Sac State

California American Indian tribal nation donates $750,000 to Sac State

Travis Boudreau

May 15, 2019

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, an American Indian tribe located in Yolo County, recently donated $750,000 to Sacramento State’s Native American Studies program, in order to provide scholarship opportunities for students. Annette Reed, professor and director of Native American Studies at Sac State, said t...

Women’s Resource Center relocates to expanded University Union

Women’s Resource Center relocates to expanded University Union

Katerina Petsalis

April 22, 2019

After sharing space with the Pride Center for over three years, Sacramento State’s Women’s Resource Center has relocated to the second floor of the University Union. The WRC is currently transitioning out of their current location on the first floor of the Union, across from Epicure and down the hall...

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