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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...

SPORTS PODCAST: Bill would allow student athlete endorsement deals, if Newsom signs

SPORTS PODCAST: Bill would allow student athlete endorsement deals, if Newsom signs

Max Connor and Shaun Holkko

September 17, 2019

In this episode of The State Hornet Sports weekly podcast with sports editor Shaun Holkko, podcast editor Will Coburn and higher education reporter Max Connor talk about the implications of SB 206. For more coverage of Sac State Soccer and Hornet Athletics, visit StateHornet.com Music: « Rum...

#SacStateSays: ‘What do you think about college athletes taking endorsement deals?’

#SacStateSays: ‘What do you think about college athletes taking endorsement deals?’

Jordan Silva-Benham, News editor

September 14, 2019

The California Legislature unanimously passed SB 206, the Fair Pay for Play Act, Wednesday granting college athletes to profit off their own likeness pending Gov. Gavin Newsom's signature. The State Hornet talked to Sacramento State students about their thoughts on the bill. Weigh in on social media...

NEWS PODCAST: Sac State accidently invites 3,500 waitlisted students to Admitted Students Day

NEWS PODCAST: Sac State accidently invites 3,500 waitlisted students to Admitted  Students Day

Will Coburn and Max Connor

September 13, 2019

The third episode of the weekly State Hornet News Podcast covering the 3500 waitlisted students Sac State accidentally invited to Accepted Students Day and discussing the details with higher education reporter Max Connor. Stories covered: Sac State accidentally accepts 3,500 waitlisted stud...

California college athletes could profit from endorsements if Newsom signs bill

California college athletes could profit from endorsements if Newsom signs bill

Max Connor

September 12, 2019

Student-athletes at California universities like Sacramento State may soon be able to make money through endorsement deals and other channels, thanks to a bill passed unanimously by the state Legislature Wednesday.  Senate Bill 206, commonly known as The Fair Pay for Play Act, passed unanimously in the Assembly Monday and the Senate on Wednesday. ...

Sac State accidentally accepts 3,500 waitlisted students

Sac State accidentally accepts 3,500 waitlisted students

Max Connor

September 12, 2019

Sacramento State accidentally invited 3,500 waitlisted students to Admitted Students Day this year, according to Vice President of Student Affairs Ed Mills.  700 of those prematurely accepted are now enrolled, according to an email sent from Sac State's News and Communications Department.  ...

Students rally in Sacramento for college campus abortion care

Students rally in Sacramento for college campus abortion care

Patrick Walsh and Anthony Shorter

September 3, 2019

California college students and Senator Connie Leyva rallied in support of abortion care on public college campuses such as Sacramento State at the Capitol building in Sacramento Tuesday.  Leyva co-authored Senate Bill 24 or the “College Student Right To Access Act,” which would offer non-surgical medical abortions to students on California State University and Univ...

CSU receives $6 million to fund summer financial aid

CSU receives $6 million to fund summer financial aid

Cory Jaynes, Managing editor

August 7, 2019

California State University system students will have the option to apply for summer financial aid after the system was allotted $6 million to fund financial aid for summer classes in 2020 and 2021. Included in the 2019-2020 California state budget signed by Governor Gavin Newsom on July 1, this is the first time the state will fund financial aid for summer courses, according to ...

CSU vaccine policies set to tighten up amid measles outbreaks

CSU vaccine policies set to tighten up amid measles outbreaks

Ashton Byers

May 15, 2019

By the fall 2020 semester, California State University vaccine policies are set to change, altering current exemptions to mandatory vaccines and potentially resulting in holds on accounts of unvaccinated students. Vaccines for measles, rubella, and Hepatitis B have been required at Sacramento Sta...

New bill may provide medical abortion on CSU and UC campuses

New bill may provide medical abortion on CSU and UC campuses

Francina Sanchez

March 26, 2019

Students from public California universities like Sacramento State are advocating for women’s reproductive services — including medication abortion — to be available at campus student health centers. On March 11, justCARE: Campus Action for Reproductive Equity brought together 40 students fro...