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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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California Assembly Bill 367, entitled “Menstrual Equity for All,” requires public schools to maintain an adequate supply of menstrual hygiene products, such as pads and tampons, in an accessible location before or beginning fall 2022. Sacramento State plans to distribute menstrual products in a number of restrooms across campus as well as other high-traffic locations for student convenience. Graphic made in Canva by Ayaana Williams.

CSU system to enforce menstrual product distribution in 2022-2023 school year

Ayaana Williams, visuals editor December 8, 2021
Assembly Bill 367, entitled “Menstrual Equity for All,” states that each college must maintain an adequate supply of menstrual hygiene products, such as pads and tampons, in a centralized and accessible location on campus before or beginning fall 2022.
David Moore stands outside of Sacramento State’s Tahoe Hall on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021. As one of the only Black professors in business administration at Sac State, Moore said he has experienced more “coldness in isolation” after speaking out about his experience being racially profiled.

‘Stop being afraid’: Black faculty urge Sac State to call out campus racism

Keyshawn Davis, Emma Hall, and Dominique Williams November 18, 2021
The State Hornet spoke with several current and former Black faculty members on their insight about racism at Sac State.
(From left to right) Amanda Croteau, Josiah Nelson, and María Elena Pulido-Sepulveda are all Indigenous students attending Sacramento State. For them, being a part of the smallest ethnic group at Sac State means facing a lack of representation, feeling no sense of belonging and having to navigate a space that doesn’t support them.

‘Existence is resistance’: the reality of being Indigenous students at Sac State

Emma Hall and Keyshawn Davis November 10, 2021
The State Hornet spoke with three Indigenous students about their journeys at Sac State and beyond.
Members from the California Faculty Association protested California State University Chancellor Joseph Castro’s visit to Sacramento State on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021, advocating for fair contracts for faculty. In the event’s open forum, students advocated for removing police from campus and for further anti-racism initiatives on campus.

CSU Chancellor faces faculty protests, anti-racism questions at Sac State during visit

Camryn Dadey and Odin Rasco November 4, 2021
The California Faculty Association protested California State University Chancellor Joseph Castro’s visit to Sacramento State on Wednesday, advocating for a fair contract for faculty as well as anti-racism initiatives.
Black Student board members (from left to right) Kayla Anderson, Leila Cormier, Kamiya Turner, Ken Wilson, Kameya Turner, Nilaja Robertson-Thompson, Chiemena Agbakwuru. BSU provides a sense of community for Black students at Sacramento State with 125 members. Photo Courtesy of BSU.

Meet the Board: Black Student Union board members share their experiences and goals

Keyshawn Davis and Michael Eskridge November 1, 2021
A safe place for Black Students: Meet the board members of Black Student Union.
Ezra Cabrera joined Associated Students Inc. as director of graduate studies and is the first openly transgender ASI board member in eight years. Photo of Ezra Cabrera taken by Ayaana Williams. Photo in the background taken by Max Connor. Graphic created in Canva by Mercy Sosa.

First openly transgender ASI board member in eight years strives for change

Shelby Tolly October 13, 2021
Cabrera said he is determined to help LGBTQ+ students feel safe and comfortable on campus.
Sacramento State students will receive another grant from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) in the first week of October, according to a SacSend email from President Robert Nelsen. The amount that students receive is dependent on their financial aid and the number of units they are enrolled in. (Graphic made in Canva by Chris Wong and Camryn Dadey)

Sac State students to receive third round of HEERF grants

Camryn Dadey, news editor September 28, 2021
Sacramento State students will receive another grant from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) in the first week of October, according to a SacSend email from President Robert Nelsen.
Provost Steve Perez speaking to the Sacramento State Faculty Senate about COVID-19 policies and the upcoming anti-racism convocation via Zoom on Thursday. Perez emphasized a need for faculty to be flexible and ready to teach even if classes or campus were to close. (Photo taken via Zoom by Odin Rasco.)

Sac State Faculty Senate talks changes on campus

Odin Rasco September 10, 2021

Sacramento State’s first Faculty Senate meeting for the fall 2021 semester highlighted multiple upcoming changes and updates about the return to campus on Thursday. Provost and Vice President of Academic...

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen speaks about COVID-19 safety protocols on campus and the new anti-racism campus plan in his fall address on Aug. 25, 2021. As of last week, 48% of students and 40% faculty have certified their vaccination status, according to Nelsen. Photo taken via Zoom by Camryn Dadey.

Sac State President Robert Nelsen updates campus on COVID-19 protocols as fall semester approaches

Camryn Dadey, news editor August 25, 2021
Mask requirements, vaccine certifications, the anti-racism campus plan and more: Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen shared plans for the semester in his fall address Wednesday.
Sacramento State defines the HyFlex modality as a course format that combines face-to-face and online learning on their website. The website states that each class session or learning activity is offered in-person, synchronously online and asynchronously online.

FAQ: HyFlex and HerkyFlex, what’s the difference?

Kimberly Gomez Santos May 18, 2021
The State Hornet has organized this FAQ to provide answers regarding the HyFlex modality as well as the difference between HyFlex, HerkyFlex and Hybrid.
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