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(Left to right) Samantha Elizalde and Michael Beller are both running to be Associated Students, Inc. President for the 2021-2022 school year. Voting in ASI elections takes place April 7 and 8 on the ASI website. Background photo by Shaun Holkko. Candidate photos by Michael Pacheco.

ASI Board of Directors candidates share platforms ahead of elections

Michael Pacheco April 7, 2021
Voting in Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. elections for the 2021-2022 Board of Directors opened today at 8.a.m. Read about the candidates running for each position and learn how to vote here.
Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. will be holding elections for positions on its 2021-2022 Board of Directors starting Wednesday morning. Voting will take place on the ASI website.

Sac State ASI elections for 2021-2022 Board of Directors starting Wednesday

Michael Pacheco April 6, 2021
Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. will be holding elections for positions on its 2021-2022 Board of Directors starting Wednesday morning on its website.

El Avispón Del Estado: Las principales historias: Marzo 23-Abril 5

Gerardo Zavala April 5, 2021

En esta edición de las noticias de El Avispón Del Estado, El Departamento De Estudios De La Mujer Y Género cumple 50, el jefe de la policía de Sac State anuncia su jubilación y miembros de la comunidad...

Student graduates react to Sac State’s CARmencement

Student graduates react to Sac State’s CARmencement

Erick Salgado and Michael Pacheco April 5, 2021
Graduating students of 2020 and 2021 react to Sac State’s decision to hold a CARmencement rather than an in-person commencement.
A year after the COVID-19 pandemic led to the closure of campus, Sacramento State students reflect on their mental health journey and reveal their experiences with mental health. Graphic created in Canva.

Isolation and grief: Sac State students cope with declining mental health during pandemic

Chrissy Martinez April 5, 2021
A year after the COVID-19 pandemic shut down campus, Sacramento State students reflect on their mental health journey and reveal their experiences with mental health, mental health services and more.
(File photo) A demonstrator holds a sign advocating for AB 1460 in the University Union at a Faculty Senate meeting Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Sacramento State’s Faculty Senate approved the establishment of a general education ethnic studies requirement during its meeting Thursday, April 1, 2020.

Faculty Senate approves establishment of ethnic studies requirement at Sac State

Eric Jaramishian April 1, 2021
Sacramento State’s Faculty Senate approved of the establishment of a general education ethnic studies requirement.
Every week The State Hornet compiles crimes recorded in the campus crime log into a map detailing their location and current status.

CRIME MAP: Seven non-violent crimes reported on campus in past three weeks

Adeola Ogunsanya April 1, 2021
Seven non-violent crimes were reported at Sac State between March 7 and March 27, including a report of a suspicious phone call.
(Left to right) Jeannie Wong, Chi Vang, Seunghee Wie and Yee Thao spoke about the surge of anti-Asian attacks at Sac State’s virtual Stop AAPI Hate event on March 30. This event comes after the mass shooting in Atlanta on March 16 that killed 6 Asian women, which also provoked national dialogue about anti-Asian racism. Screenshots by Emma Hall.

Sac State AAPI community members respond to nationwide anti-Asian attacks

Emma Hall March 30, 2021
Asian American and Pacific Islander faculty, staff and students are calling for change following the Atlanta shooting on March 16 that killed six Asian women, as well as the increase in anti-Asian attacks.
From left to right, peer mentors Alexis Jimenez, Ashley Jeffers, and women and gender studies department chair Dr. Sujatha Moni discuss inclusivity in the women’s studies department at Sacramento State. The department celebrated its 50th year anniversary this year. Photos taken via Zoom.

Women’s and gender studies students and faculty reflect on department’s 50th anniversary

Estefany Nuñez and Skyler Lacey March 29, 2021
Sac State’s women’s gender studies department was one of the first programs of its kind in the United States when it was first established October 1971. Faculty and students spoke with The State Hornet to share their thoughts on the department’s 50th anniversary.
Sacramento State Police Chief Mark Iwasa has announced he will retire from Sac State in the summer. Iwasa has worked at Sac State for 10 years. Photo courtesy of Sacramento State.

Sac State Police Chief Mark Iwasa announces retirement

Mercy Sosa, news editor March 23, 2021
Sacramento State Police Chief Mark Iwasa announced he will retire from the university after 10 years of service, according to a SacSend email from Jonathan Bowman, Sac State’s CFO and vice president for administration.
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