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Sac State residents will not be tested for COVID-19 weekly

The early move-outs prompted by the coronavirus leave the Riverview Hall plaza empty aside from two people pushing a wheeled moving cart on March 18, 2020. President Nelsen said 10% of residence hall students per week will undergo random COVID-19 surveillance tests in his spring address Thursday, and Vice President of Student Affairs Ed Mills said it will be voluntary.
Mercy Sosa and Camryn Dadey January 20, 2021
In an email to residents on Wednesday, Sacramento State University Housing Services will conduct mandatory no-cost COVID-19 testing for housing residents and weekly COVID-19 surveillance testing.

8 Sac State students quarantined in American River Courtyard in first month of school

The American River Courtyard from above at Sacramento State Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Eight Sac State students were quarantined in the American River Courtyard residence hall in the first month of the semester, according to Sac State Student Affairs officials.
Mercy Sosa, news editor October 7, 2020
Eight Sacramento State students were quarantined at the American River Courtyard residence hall in the first month of the semester. None are currently quarantined or in isolation.

PODCAST: How coronavirus will affect the campus this fall

PODCAST: How coronavirus will affect the campus this fall
Madeleine Beck, Max Connor, and Robbie Pierce September 3, 2020

Welcome back! On this State Hornet podcast special, editors Robbie Pierce, Maddie Beck and Max Connor take you through key events over the summer and developments from the past week related to the state...

How undocumented immigrants can receive financial assistance in California

How undocumented immigrants can receive financial assistance in California
Mercy Sosa and Erick Salgado April 21, 2020
Nonprofit news organization CalMatters and Spanish-language news outlet La Opinión hosted a Spanish-language virtual event on how Californians and undocumented immigrants can access financial assistance to cover food, housing and rent during the COVID-19 pandemic, Tuesday.

‘For that to happen to her, I don’t get it’: Sac State student, RA unexpectedly dies

Sac State psychology major, Asia Rios, posing for the camera on the day of her high school graduation from Sacramento Charter High School on Saturday, June 6, 2015. Rios passed under unknown circumstances on March 18. Photo courtesy of Ramonica Shorter-Glover.
Kayleen Carter April 17, 2020

If there’s one memory that won’t fail to make Ramonica Shorter-Glover laugh, it is the memory of her daughter’s robot dance.  Shorter-Glover said the moments when she could get her daughter Asia...

Sac State student speaks out about experience with homelessness

Sac State junior Jayda Preyer photographed inside her apartment Thursday, Oct. 17. Preyer secured affordable housing for her and a roommate after staying in the on-campus emergency housing facility.
Leslie Hicks October 23, 2019

“I’m overwhelmed,” Sacramento State criminal justice major Jayda Preyer said inside her two-bedroom apartment located 10 minutes from campus.  When Preyer moved to Sacramento in January, she...

NEWS PODCAST: Solutions to housing insecurity, from someone who’s lived it

NEWS PODCAST: Solutions to housing insecurity, from someone who’s lived it
Will Coburn and Leslie Hicks October 4, 2019

This week, State Hornet reporter Leslie Hicks sits down with Jayda Preyer, a criminal justice major at Sacramento State, who moved here from the Bay Area hoping to find more affordable housing options...

Man arrested on suspicion of harassing students at Upper Eastside Lofts

A mugshot of Tyler Kruse. Kruse was arrested earlier this month after harassing residents at the Upper East Side Lofts.
Dominic Vitiello September 12, 2019

A man suspected of harassing students at the Upper Eastside Lofts apartment complex was arrested and detained earlier this month. The apartment complex, only 1.2 miles from Sacramento State, reported...

‘Situational homelessness’: 286 residents still awaiting move-in at apartments near Sac State

Construction at Academy 65. The housing complex, located on 65th St. Across from Elvas Ave., has had to delay move-in dates by over three weeks.
Margherita Beale and Jordan Silva-Benham August 30, 2019

The 286 residents who are still awaiting move-in at Academy65, an apartment complex near Sacramento State primarily aimed at students, were asked to sign a lease addendum and general release Thursday,...

VIDEO: Sac State welcomes 1,680 new residents to campus dorms

Kelly Kiernan, video editor August 24, 2019

Sacramento State welcomed new residents on Move-In Day Friday when 1,680 students moved into the residence halls on the north end of campus, according to Housing Operations. According to Samuel Jones,...

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