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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


Filed under News

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


Filed under Campus, Featured, Instagram, News

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...

Controversial conservative group Turning Point USA starts Sac State chapter

Controversial conservative group Turning Point USA starts Sac State chapter

Aaron Jackson

April 30, 2019


Filed under Featured, News

Turning Point USA, a conservative organization founded in 2012 that has sparked controversy for its views on immigration and questionable nonprofit status, has hundreds of chapters across the U.S. and has recently started a chapter at Sacramento State. “We are just trying to promote free speech...

Sunnyvale suspect identified as Sac State alumnus

Sunnyvale suspect identified as Sac State alumnus

Reanna Simmons

April 26, 2019


Filed under News

A Sacramento State alumnus drove into a crowd of pedestrians attempting to cross an intersection in Sunnyvale, California Tuesday, injuring seven people and leaving a 13-year-old girl in critical condition. The suspect was identified as Isaiah Joel Peoples, who attended Sac State from 2009 to 2012. ...

Video: The State Hornet prints its last issue ever

Video: The State Hornet prints its last issue ever

Kelly Kiernan

April 25, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Video

The State Hornet printed its last print issue Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at the Sacramento Bee. To celebrate, members of our staff got an inside look at The Bee's printing process. The State Hornet's final issue celebrates the 70th anniversary of the formation of a news organization with stories from...

FROM THE ARCHIVES: FBI requests tapes from State Hornet interview with Manson cult member 44 years ago

FROM THE ARCHIVES: FBI requests tapes from State Hornet interview with Manson cult member 44 years ago

Mitchel Bobo

April 23, 2019


Filed under From the Archives, News

A fall 1975 issue features a standoff between State Hornet staff members and the FBI over the release of taped recordings and notes from interviews with Sandra “Blue” Good, a member of the famed 1960s serial killer Charles Manson’s cult family. After repeated trips to jail, Manson traveled to the Summer of L...

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Looking back at the Church of Scientology’s 1970s battle with The State Hornet

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Looking back at the Church of Scientology’s 1970s battle with The State Hornet

Jose Fabian

April 23, 2019


Filed under Campus, From the Archives, News

An almost four-year clash between the Church of Scientology, Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. and The State Hornet ended with an all out media blitz in the 70s. Issues arose when The State Hornet published a critical three-part series on the Church of Scientology. “I didn’t know...

FROM THE ARCHIVES: MLK Jr., Cesar Chavez and more important speakers in Sac State’s history

FROM THE ARCHIVES: MLK Jr., Cesar Chavez and more important speakers in Sac State’s history

Storm Ray and Will Coburn

April 23, 2019


Filed under Campus, From the Archives, News

Dr. King Martin Luther King Jr. visited Sacramento State in October 1967, where 7,000 students gathered in the football stadium to hear the words of the most influential man in the history of the Civil Rights movement. The Georgia native is historically known for dedicating his life to the fight aga...

FROM THE ARCHIVES: 1957 Sac State student elections re-done after Hornet article

FROM THE ARCHIVES: 1957 Sac State student elections re-done after Hornet article

Ronaldo Gomez

April 23, 2019


Filed under Campus, From the Archives, News

On May 15, 1957 an investigation by what was then called The Hornet found how easy election fraud was in student government elections at Sac State, causing the Associated Students of Sacramento State College President Tom Willoughby to order results be thrown out in order to have a fair election. Ele...

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Student unrest over corruption and deaths shut down campus nearly 50 years ago

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Student unrest over corruption and deaths shut down campus nearly 50 years ago

Camille Escovedo

April 23, 2019


Filed under Campus, From the Archives, News

The musty, yellowed pages of a State Hornet article from May 6, 1970, tell the story of a student strike against the National Guard’s killings of four Kent State University students and the U.S. invasion of Cambodia that eventually led to a campus shutdown. Former California Governor Ronald Reagan ord...

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