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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

Higher Education

Derrold Barry, a first-year educational leadership and policy studies graduate student, and fifth-year criminal justice major Rashad Azim stand in front of the Project Rebound office located in Lassen Hall Thursday, Dec. 12, 2022. The program assists students previously affected by the criminal justice system.

Dismantling roadblocks: program provides second chance for previously incarcerated students

Justine Chahal, news staffer December 19, 2022
Sac State’s Project Rebound program helps formerly incarcerated students not only financially and academically, but provides a community for them as well.
Alexis Jimenez, an anthropology student, addressing the panel of administrators regarding the recent sexual assaults on and near campus in the Redwood Room of the University Union on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. The State Hornet calls on the administration and the Sac State Police Department to increase transparency with the campus community and provide concrete plans for the solutions proposed. Graphic created in Canva by Mercy Sosa. Photo by Alyssa Branum.

EDITORIAL: How are you keeping your campus community safe, Sac State? Your students would like to know.

The State Hornet Editorial Board December 14, 2022
With various sexual assaults impacting students this fall, The State Hornet editorial board urges Sacramento State to increase transparency between administration and students.
(L-R)Philosophy Lecturer and CFA Membership and Organizing Co-Chair Jonathan Chen, Assistant Art Professor Mya Dosch and Sacramento City College student Pascal Dao running a CFA awareness booth outside the Sacramento State Library Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. The booth was meant to spread awareness on recent salary increases for the highest earners in the CSU system.

Sac State faculty, California Faculty Association members on compensation inequality

Stacy Hanson and Johnathan Rutz November 18, 2022

Covered in snacks and handmade posters, tables are arranged in the Sacramento State Library forum to entice students to stop by. Dressed in bright red California Faculty Association T-shirts and massive...

Alexis Jimenez, an anthropology student, addressing the panel of administrators regarding the recent sexual assaults on and near campus in the Redwood Room of the University Union on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. Jimenez voiced her criticisms about how the sexual assaults have been handled during a community forum organized by student leaders.

‘It is really starting to feel like no one is safe here’: Sac State students demand action at town hall

Student leadership hosts forum in the University Union to discuss recent sexual assaults on and around campus.
The State Capitol on Friday, Oct. 21. Assembly Bill 2282 was first read on Feb. 16, and had to  go through committees and amendments before making its way to the governors desk. (Graphic created in Canva by Mercy Sosa)

Recent legislation looks to deter antisemitic vandalism

Jacob Peterson and Gavin Hudson October 29, 2022
Assembly Bill 2282 expands the list of locations where hate symbols can be criminalized.
A group of students gather in the Library Quad on Oct. 10, 2022, to pet one of the many service animals at “It’s Okay to Not be Okay Day.” Multiple students noted that the service puppies were their favorite part of the event.

Sac State event aims to bring awareness to mental health resources

Stacy Hanson October 11, 2022
New event on campus seeks to break stigma around mental health. Students learn more about mental health resources and pet service dogs to help them relax.
Pawan Wallace, the current senior associate director of financial aid and scholarships at Sac State, spoke in an open forum on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022. Wallace described the relationship between the financial aid office and the other departments at Sac State as a “partnership.”

Candidates for Sac State’s financial aid director position present in open forum

Jacob Peterson October 5, 2022
The candidates for Sac State’s new director of financial aid and scholarships speak in an open forum.
Fourth-year exercise science major Natallie Melgoza (left) and  fourth-year pre-medicine major Paola Garcia (right) pose by the Sac State library on Sept. 20, 2022. The two women are the founders of the Girl Gains chapter at Sac State.

Sac State club empowers female strength in the gym

Jacob Peterson September 29, 2022
Sac State’s Girl Gains chapter is helping women feel empowered in and out of the gym
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.
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