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William Molina awarded honorary degree posthumously at Sac State commencement

William Molina awarded honorary degree posthumously at Sac State commencement

Mitchel Bobo

May 19, 2019

Sacramento State student William Molina was awarded a degree posthumously during Saturday’s commencement for the university’s College of Business Administration. Molina died on April 12 after being wounded in a pellet gun shooting at an “off campus gathering”, at Lycoming Court. The property houses some m...

Only 1 off-campus Greek house subject to Sac State policies

Only 1 off-campus Greek house subject to Sac State policies

Clarissa Pacheco

May 16, 2019

Off-campus housing for Greek chapter officially recognized and registered by Sacramento State is limited, with only one recognized house among 37 chapters. Sac State’s Greek life community includes 16 fraternities and 21 sororities, all of which are recognized by the university, according to university...

#SacStateSays: ‘Why are you stressed?’

#SacStateSays: ‘Why are you stressed?’

Ashton Byers

May 16, 2019

The State Hornet asked students about the stressors they are facing as the semester comes to a close. Answers varied from finals to procrastinating on papers. Some students felt the professors needed to space the deadlines of their assignments to avoid having to cram last minute....

CSU vaccine policies set to tighten up amid measles outbreaks

CSU vaccine policies set to tighten up amid measles outbreaks

Ashton Byers

May 15, 2019

By the fall 2020 semester, California State University vaccine policies are set to change, altering current exemptions to mandatory vaccines and potentially resulting in holds on accounts of unvaccinated students. Vaccines for measles, rubella, and Hepatitis B have been required at Sacramento Sta...

Sac State students weigh in on allergy season

Sac State students weigh in on allergy season

Shiavon Chatman

May 15, 2019

It is officially allergy season and Sacramento State students have ditched their winter coats and Christmas mugs for picnic baskets and nasal spray. Students are sneezing into their inner elbows (hopefully) to avoid spreading germs, but the pollen in the air does not discriminate. Students voice...

California American Indian tribal nation donates $750,000 to Sac State

California American Indian tribal nation donates $750,000 to Sac State

Travis Boudreau

May 15, 2019

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, an American Indian tribe located in Yolo County, recently donated $750,000 to Sacramento State’s Native American Studies program, in order to provide scholarship opportunities for students. Annette Reed, professor and director of Native American Studies at Sac State, said t...

Sac State parking permit costs increase by 2% next year

Sac State parking permit costs increase by 2% next year

Dominique Walker

May 10, 2019

Student parking permits will be increasing to $178 a semester and $231 for resident permits for the 2019 school year to pay for maintenance and operation. This increase is part of an annual 2% increase to fund University Transportation and Parking Services that began in 2009, according to Jonathan Bowman,...

Sac State expands access to students using preferred names

Sac State expands access to students using preferred names

Dominique Walker

May 8, 2019

The process for Sacramento State students to use a preferred name during their time on campus has been improved, according to a SacSend email from Sac State President Robert Nelsen sent on Tuesday. In the email Nelsen wrote, “We recognize that many individuals use a name other than their primary...

SURVEY: What was your Sac State transfer credit experience?

SURVEY: What was your Sac State transfer credit experience?

The State Hornet Staff

May 4, 2019

3,507 first-time transfer students enrolled at Sacramento State compared to 3,757 first-time Freshmen in the Fall 2018 semester, according to the Sac State Data Center. The State Hornet wants to know what experience transfer students have faced when registering for classes and applying to graduate. Let u...

Drone drops flyers with swastikas over Sacramento State bridge dinner

Drone drops flyers with swastikas over Sacramento State bridge dinner

Dominic Vitiello and Claire Morgan

May 3, 2019

A drone dropped flyers featuring swastikas and anti-media sentiments over Sacramento State’s annual “Bites on the Bridge” Farm-to-Fork dinner held Friday on the Guy West Bridge. Flyers were also dropped near the Golden 1 Center on Friday, where hundreds were gathered waiting to enter the st...

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