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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor


A USA women’s soccer player attempts to block Finland at the Homeless World Cup’s introductory street soccer match at Sacramento State’s Hornet Stadium July 8. Street Soccer USA brought the HWC to Sacramento from July 8 to July 15.

Get the ball rolling: Soccermento State hosts Homeless World Cup tournament

Mercy Sosa July 8, 2023
Sacramento State hosts the first tournament of the Homeless World Cup at Hornet Stadium on Saturday.
The police announced on Saturday, March 25, 2023 they are looking for a suspect in an attempted burglary. A suspect was caught on surveillance cameras pulling on a door in Amador Hall. (Photo from campus-wide email) (Graphic made in Canva): Alyssa Branum

BREAKING: Reported burglary at Sac State’s Amador Hall

Isaac Streeter and Tony Rodriguez March 25, 2023
A man approximately 5 feet 10 inches, was seen on camera attempting to enter Amador Hall 350 around midnight Saturday.
Women’s Homeless World Cup winners holding up their trophy in 2015. The tournament will be held at Hornet Stadium for its 20th anniversary in July.

‘People just need a chance’: Street soccer tournament featuring unhoused players comes to Sacramento

Dominique Williams February 9, 2023
During the tournament, Sac State will house 500 players who have experienced homelessness from more than 50 nations:
Building 1 at The Crossings student living facility on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022. The shooting took place around 2:15 a.m. on the fourth floor after a fight started during a Halloween party. (Photo taken by Jacob Peterson. Graphic created in Canva.)

BREAKING: Officers respond to reports of shooting at student living facility

Dominique Williams and Jacob Peterson October 30, 2022
Sacramento State student and Crossings resident witness said they feel unsettled after the shooting that happened outside of their apartment door.
Second-year business major Fabian Vigil stands by The Lark on Monday, Sept. 29, 2022. Sacramento offers multiple off-campus housing options for Sac State students including (pictured L-R) The Mezzo Apartments, The Crossings and The Wexler. (Graphic created on Canva by Kamelia Varasteh)

Sac State student guide to off-campus housing

Stacy Hanson October 19, 2022
Forget hours of research! Check out this guide to help weigh your options for apartment-choosing.
Third-year photography student Cait Nelson reads in her American River Courtyard dorm on Sept. 14, 2022. Some waitlisted students remain in study lounges while awaiting a dorm to become available, but there are limited lounges.

Sac State students remain on housing waitlists longer than anticipated

Justine Chahal September 16, 2022
Sac State students remain on housing waitlists longer than anticipated due to a surge in enrollment for the Fall semester.
Roza Mahzabin, a psychology major at Sac State, sits inside her dorm at American River Courtyard on Thursday, March 17, 2022. Mahzabin moved from Los Angeles to attend Sacramento State and said she had to turn to Facebook to find housing for next semester.

Sac State students struggle to find housing amid soaring rent prices

Priscilla Garcia-Pargas April 8, 2022

Under the “Sac State housing” search on Facebook, there are numerous posts from students trying to find housing, offering information for future roommates and renting out bedrooms in their homes to...

Second-year psychology major Margaret Rocha sits outside the American River Courtyard Market on Thursday, Feb. 10. Rocha said she has concerns over where to get tested for COVID-19 as a new resident in Sacramento.

Sac State students living on-campus unable to order free USPS at-home testing kits

Alexis Perales and Priscilla Garcia Pargas February 22, 2022

Maria Grove, a first-year biology major, tried ordering a test for her dorm, but discovered that someone else had already ordered one to her address.“I’d like to have an at-home testing kit just to...

Kizzie Anderson, a Sacramento resident, shares her experience being homeless on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. Anderson said she struggled to find housing because of her credit and issues with the law.

Sacramento community shares experiences with homelessness, ways to help

Robert J. Hansen and Jacob Holden March 15, 2021
Students at Sacramento State and residents of Sacramento share their experiences being homeless and what the community can do to help its homeless residents.
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.

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

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.
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