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The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

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Sacramento State’s annual Job & Internship Fair brought students into the University Union Ballroom on Sept. 27, 2022. The event gave Hornets the opportunity to meet with potential employers about internship and job opportunities in the greater Sacramento area. (Graphic made in Canva by Alexis Hunt)

Hornets for hire: Job and internship fair provides opportunity for student employment

Tierra Tilby September 28, 2022

Figuring out one’s future after college can be challenging for many students, especially given the expectation of having a job lined up post-graduation. However, Sacramento State hosted its annual Job...

Sacramento State students, staff and faculty gather in the main quad on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the university’s founding. The campus community convenes in the grass to take the annual Swarm photo.

The diamond anniversary: Sac State celebrates 75 years

Justine Chahal September 22, 2022
Sac State celebrated its 75th diamond anniversary with entertainment, food and by taking the annual Swarm photo.
Third-year business administration major Felipe Carrillo stands in front of the Welcome Center on Sept. 16. The Welcome Center will have a voting center available from Nov. 5 through Election Day Nov. 8.

Preparing Sac State students to vote in the upcoming midterm election

Justine Chahal September 19, 2022
Sacramento State provides resources for students in preparation for the upcoming election. What students need to know about voting this fall.
Sixth-year art education major Selena Rios Brown poses in the University Union Sept. 13, 2022. She frequently gives away items such as clothing with the help of the Hornet Reuse app.

Sac State app aids campus community with free item exchange

Tierra Tilby September 16, 2022
Sacramento State’s Hornet Reuse app allows students and staff to give away items such as textbooks, clothing, and even furniture for free.
Srinjay Verma, the creator of Buzly, shows off his newest launch: Buzly 2.0 outside the Riverfront Center on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022. According to Verma, students can expect the launch of Buzly 2.0 in the next couple of weeks.

Buzly app taking California universities by swarm

Stacy Hanson September 15, 2022
“Sac State will always be the home for Buzly—” Creator of the social media app discusses its expansion to other universities.
President Joe Biden announced a student loan relief plan last week hoping to help borrowers across the nation by cutting down their student debt. Students at Sac State are uncertain if they will be recipients of this new plan. (Photo by Shane T. McCoy / CC BY 2.0 / Graphic created on Canva by Kamelia Varasteh).

Biden announces student loan relief plan, cancels up to $20,000

Kamelia Varasteh, news editor September 3, 2022

It is no lie that college can become challenging to pay for, especially for low-income students. However, help could be on the way for students with student loans as President Joe Biden announced up to...

Youth advocate Leander Loh stands outside of the WEAVE office on Thursday April 13, 2022. Loh will be the keynote speaker of the “Breaking out of the Box” seminar that will be held at the University Union on Tuesday, April 19.

Who said real men don’t cry? Seminar aims to break toxic masculinity

Dominique Williams April 16, 2022

Sexual assault awareness month might be confined to 30 days, but for advocates like Laura Swartzen and Leander Loh, raising awareness of sexual violence is a never-ending effort. Swartzen and Loh both...

Sarah Budean, a junior with an undeclared major, sits in front of the University Union on Monday, April 4, 2022. Though she said she didn’t know much about the upcoming ASI board elections, Budean offered her thoughts on what an ideal candidate should do to earn more votes.

Rock the vote? Students know little to nothing about ASI elections

Casey Rafter and Tyra Green April 5, 2022

On cracked asphalt paths leading from Amador Hall to the University Union, few of the passing students notice the hand-painted campaign plywood signage. With voting opening Wednesday, the 21 candidates...

Elizabeth Ballard-Branco (left) and Sage Stanley (right) stand in the middle of the breezeway at Kadema Hall on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. The renovation has made ceramic making and printmaking more difficult and prevented some students from completing their artworks.

Sac State’s Kadema Hall renovation has art students dropping classes and demanding tuition refunds

Anh Nguyen April 1, 2022

Elizabeth Ballard-Branco, a fourth year studio art major, walked into their class at Kadema Hall with a heavy heart as they realized art students had been displaced into microbiology labs for the rest...

David Yaikov, a senior business major, poses in front of the Hornet Bookstore excited to be back on campus, on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Yaikov says he is happy that more students are on campus at Sac State this semester. (Photo by Tyra Green)

Three months in: How the return to campus has impacted students

Tyra Green March 17, 2022

Although the Starbucks line is longer than before and some have said it’s a bit harder to find parking, students are back and the campus is almost entirely back to normal. The Union is full of people...

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