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The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

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Members of the pro-Palestine encampment during a press conference at Sacramento State’s Library Quad Wednesday, May 8, 2024. Collectively named the Popular University of Gaza, the protestors consisted of members of Students for Justice in Palestine, Students for Quality Education, and local community members.

‘You sign a treaty with your enemies, not with your students’: Sac State encampment packs up after investment policy changes

Alexander Musa and Alyssa Branum May 10, 2024
After pro-Palestine protesters negotiate with President Luke Wood, Sac State will become the first CSU campus to fully withdraw from investments related to ethnic cleansing and genocide.
The WPJ is a required submission for any undergraduate student hoping to progress towards graduation. Further information on the WJP requirements can be found on the Sac State website. (Graphic created in canva by Analah Wallace)

FAQ: Everything you need to know about the WPJ requirements

Santana LaTour, Staffer May 9, 2024
Sac State’s WPJ is due soon and students have questions about the requirements. Here is everything they need to know.
Protesters hold up signs at the Students for Justice in Palestine press conference Wednesday, May 8, 2024. Sac State is now the first CSU campus to announce divestment.

Multiple California Faculty Association members resign over union’s ceasefire resolution

Micah Yip, Staffer May 8, 2024
After the California Faculty Association voted on a pro-Palestine resolution, several members — including some Sac State faculty — penned an email expressing disappointment and announcing their resignations.
Sac State has partnered with the Elk Grove Unified School District to share offers of conditional enrollment with over 2,000 low income and first-generation college seniors in the district. The sign outside the district office on Friday, April 19, 2024, located at 9510 Elk Grove Florin Rd.

Sac State offers guaranteed admission to eligible Elk Grove Unified students

Michael Pepper and Sharmarke Holif April 25, 2024
Sac State is opening the door to college for over 2,000 high school graduates in the Elk Grove Unified School District.
Students of the sociology 136 class march around campus and the Library Quad at a protest for the new CSU system tuition fees Wednesday, April 24, 2024. The rally and march included chants such as “freeze the fees.”

Student-led tuition takeover rally continues fight against 34% increases

Analah Wallace, News Editor April 24, 2024
Students for Quality Education and a social movement class come together to protest on campus and spread awareness of the effects of the 34% tuition increase passed by the Board of Trustees, last September.
Students gathered at the ASI Election results party in the Terrace Suite of The WELL Thursday, April 11, 2024. Student government leaders for the 2024-2025 academic year were chosen through the election, which saw a 13% voter turnout rate.

Sac State’s ASI elections unveil student apathy and representation concerns

Micah Yip, Staffer April 23, 2024
Sacramento State’s ASI elections for the 2024-2025 academic year are in, and Students weigh in with their thoughts.
Students for Quality Education’s student intern Michael Lee-Chang leading protesters toward Sacramento Hall Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Protesters rallied outside the building before dropping SQE flyers at President Luke Wood’s office.

Students gather across campus to protest 34% tuition increase

Analah Wallace, News Editor April 10, 2024
Students for Quality Education gathered in the Sac State library quad to protest against the 34% tuition increase, passed by the CSU Board of Trustees last September.
 Signage notating the entrance, language assistance and hours of the vote center located in the Willow Suite, Room 1 in Modoc Hall Monday, March 4, 2024. The Vote Center is open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. to assist students with all their voting needs during Super Tuesday.

Sac State hosts on-campus vote center for the 2024 primary election

Micah Yip and Jenn Galinato March 5, 2024
Sac State’s on-campus voting center is open to students and Sacramento County voters for the 2024 presidential primary election on March 5.
Election signage setup outside Modoc Hall Saturday, March 2, 2024. Voters can return their mail-in ballots, file a conditional voter registration and vote in person inside through Election Day.

FAQ: Voting in the California primary election

Michael Pepper, Staffer March 4, 2024
With the California presidential primary approaching quickly, here are Sac State students' frequently asked questions about voting and other information about the election.
The Sacramento State sign covered with a banner at the on-campus CFA strike Jan. 22, 2024. The majority of CFA members voted in favor of the tentative agreement which extends into the upcoming academic term. (Photo by Alyssa Branum, Graphic created in Canva by Analah Wallace)

CFA votes to ratify tentative agreement

Jenn Galinato, Staffer February 19, 2024
California Faculty Association announced the results of their vote for the tentative agreement proposed by California State University’s management, with 76% of the membership voting to approve.
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