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University Union expansion voted ‘Best New Construction Project’ in Best of Sac State poll

University Union expansion voted ‘Best New Construction Project’ in Best of Sac State poll

Kayleen Carter

May 4, 2020

The votes are in and The University Union was voted “Best New Construction Project” in The State Hornet’s fourth annual Best of Sac State poll. The University Union currently has three floors which feature several eateries, a game room, art gallery, and is home to the Associated Students, Inc...

Recognize scams: 8 pitiful phishing attempts sent to Sac State students

Collage of phishing scam emails sent to Sac State students. Sac State Information Resources & Technology warned students of a spike in phishing attempts in a SacSend email sent on April 24.

Luis Platero

May 4, 2020

Sacramento State students have been hit with some new phishing scam emails recently, a common occurrence for students. Sac State Information Resources & Technology warned students of a spike in phishing attempts in a SacSend email sent on April 24. The email warns students of two new phishing s...

Sac State community on the importance of the 2020 census

The U.S Census is conducted every 10 years, to count every citizen in order to develop a data base that will assist in improving communities. Graphic made in Canva.

Alexis Perales

May 2, 2020

Despite shelter-at-home orders, the United States Census Bureau is continuing to advocate for participation in the 2020 census.  Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. has been pushing for student engagement in the U.S census this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual workshops were he...

STATE HORNET NEWS BROADCAST: Student fee class-action lawsuit, emergency student grants and more

STATE HORNET NEWS BROADCAST: Student fee class-action lawsuit, emergency student grants and more

Kayla Brown, Mack Ervin III, and Allisyn Mayhew

May 1, 2020

In the latest episode of the State Hornet News broadcast, a Sonoma State student files a class action lawsuit against the California State University system, Sac State students will receive emergency federal grants, a former Hornets football player signs for the NFL and more. RELATED: Students sue ...

Sac State nursing program halves admissions

Sac State cut nursing school admissions from 80 students to 40 students for the fall 2020 semester due to seniors not being able to finish their clinicals. Background image by Ashley Neal. Photo via Canva. Graphic by Chris Wong.

Erick Salgado

May 1, 2020

Only 40 students will be accepted to Sacramento State’s competitive nursing program this fall due to uncertainties surrounding whether students will be able to fulfill required courses amid the ongoing pandemic, according to university School of Nursing administrators. An email sent to nursing applicants said ove...

CORONAVIRUS BRIEFS E4: Lawsuit over campus fees, emergency financial aid

CORONAVIRUS BRIEFS E4: Lawsuit over campus fees, emergency financial aid

Margherita Beale, Madeleine Beck, and Robbie Pierce

April 30, 2020

On this episode of our Coronavirus Briefs series, editor-in-chief Margherita Beale, deputy copy editor Maddie Beck and podcast editor Robbie Pierce discuss a class-action lawsuit against the California State University system about mandatory and now-inaccessible campus fees, emergency financial aid a...

‘It’s important to be flexible during this time’: Sac State professors on moving to online-only instruction

Professors advocate for the best for their students while fulfilling their original course objectives before coronavirus concerns struck campus. Graphic in Canva.

Magaly Muñoz

April 30, 2020

As students try to find their momentum with online-only classes, Sacramento State professors are attempting to do the same. While there was worry that professors would not be able to smoothly transition to online courses, electrical engineering professor Perry Heedley said that the change has not been ...

CRIME MAP: Car-part theft reported at Upper Eastside Lofts near Sac State

CRIME MAP: Car-part theft reported at Upper Eastside Lofts near Sac State

Erick Salgado

April 29, 2020

Every week The State Hornet compiles crimes recorded in the campus crime log into a map detailing their location and current status. One crime was reported in the Sacramento State Police Department’s crime log for the week ending on April 25.  The crime was a report of theft of a catalytic ...

FAQ: What you need to know about Sac State’s emergency financial aid grants

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen announced emergency financial aid grants from the CARES Act will be disbursed to any student eligible for FAFSA at a virtual faculty town hall Monday, April 27. Graphic made in Canva.

Luis Platero

April 28, 2020

Emergency financial aid grants will be disbursed to all Title IV eligible students after Sacramento State received over $35 million in emergency federal stimulus funds, university President Robert Nelsen said during a faculty town hall meeting Monday.  Title IV is the portion of the Higher Education Act that authorizes financial aid to hig...

INFOGRAPHIC: How to return Hornet Bookstore rentals amid COVID-19

INFOGRAPHIC: How to return Hornet Bookstore rentals amid COVID-19

Mercy Sosa

April 28, 2020

With the end of the semester approaching, the time has come to return textbooks to the Hornet Bookstore. Students can return books in a variety of ways other than by mail during finals week,  according to an email sent by Jaime Scobel, manager of the Hornet Bookstore. The Hornet Bookstore will accept returns thr...

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