The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Documenting Gov. Gavin Newsom’s political career since his landslide victory in 2018, The State Hornet highlights key events that lead to the Sept. 14 recall election.
“Gavin Newsom” by Gage Skidmore licenced by CC BY-SA 2.0.

TIMELINE: Major events that led to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recall election

Ayaana Williams September 9, 2021
From his landslide victory, to his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, The State Hornet highlights some key events in the recall election facing California Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Aladria Brown stands outside of the university theater on Saturday, May 8, 2021. As ASI’s next director of arts and letters, she plans to collaborate with all departments and bring new ideas to Sac State.

Sac State theatre students call for change, reflect on department’s past with systemic racism

Emma Hall, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Editor September 9, 2021
Theatre students at Sac State push for department change rather than performative statements.
Accounting firm K∙Coe Isom’s auditor Christy Norton presents Sacramento State’s 2020-2021 audit to Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. board of directors via Zoom. Norton said that COVID-19 shutdowns had an impact on financial statements.

Sac State ASI appoints two new board members

Dominique Williams September 9, 2021
Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. appointed two new directors and discussed the impact COVID-19 shutdowns had on Sac State’s finances for the 2020-2021 school year in its meeting Wednesday.
California’s gubernatorial recall election will take place on Sept. 14. Voters will decide if Gov. Gavin Newsom will be removed from office or finish out his term, which ends Jan. 2, 2023. Graphic by Anh Nguyen in Canva.

FAQ: What to know about California’s gubernatorial recall election

Camryn Dadey, news editor September 8, 2021
As the California gubernatorial recall election approaches, The State Hornet compiled answers to frequently asked questions about the recall, how to vote and where to vote in Sacramento.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion editor, Emma Hall, pens an open letter detailing the section’s mission and goals for the fall semester. Hall also shares the results of our summer audit and The State Hornet’s goal of having half of each story’s section focused on underrepresented communities. Graphic created in Canva.

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Welcome to the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion section

Emma Hall, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Editor September 3, 2021
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion editor, Emma Hall, introduces our newest section with goals for increasing diversity in The State Hornet’s coverage.
(File photo) Nursing student Carmel Stewart (right) receives her first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in the Brown Bag Room of the University Union on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. The State Hornet compiled answers to frequently asked questions about the vaccine mandate and other COVID-19 safety protocols at Sac State.

FAQ: What to know about the COVID-19 vaccine mandate at Sac State

Camryn Dadey, news editor September 1, 2021
With the Sept. 13 deadline for Sac State students to certify their vaccination status quickly approaching, The State Hornet compiled answers to frequently asked questions about the vaccine mandate and other COVID-19 safety protocols on campus.
Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen speaks about COVID-19 safety protocols on campus and the new anti-racism campus plan in his fall address on Aug. 25, 2021. As of last week, 48% of students and 40% faculty have certified their vaccination status, according to Nelsen. Photo taken via Zoom by Camryn Dadey.

Sac State President Robert Nelsen updates campus on COVID-19 protocols as fall semester approaches

Camryn Dadey, news editor August 25, 2021
Mask requirements, vaccine certifications, the anti-racism campus plan and more: Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen shared plans for the semester in his fall address Wednesday.
Chet Madison Jr. speaks at a virtual town hall discussing his candidacy for Sacramento State Chief of Police on May 20, 2021. Madison was announced as the new chief of the Sacramento State Police Department on Tuesday, according to Vice President for Administration and Chief Financial Officer Jonathan Bowman. Photo taken via Zoom by Alec Ramey.

Sacramento County chief deputy named Sac State police chief

Camryn Dadey, news editor August 17, 2021
Chet Madison Jr., a Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office chief deputy, has been named the new chief of the Sacramento State Police Department, according to Vice President for Administration and Chief Financial Officer Jonathan Bowman.
Sacramento State announced the COVID-19 vaccine will be required to be on campus for the fall 2021 semester. Students, faculty and staff are required to certify their vaccination status by Sept. 13, according to an email from Sac State President Robert Nelsen. File photo.

Sac State and CSU to require COVID-19 vaccine for fall 2021, regardless of FDA approval

Jordan Latimore July 27, 2021
Sac State will require all students, faculty and staff who will be on campus in the fall to certify their COVID-19 vaccinations by Sept. 13, according to an email from Sac State President Robert Nelsen on Tuesday.
Sergeant Vincent Burton (left) of Sacramento State’s Police Department kneels on the neck of a cyclist for approximately 23 seconds while handcuffing him after Corporal Doug Nguyen (right) deployed his stun gun twice into the suspect on June 4, according to anonymous sources. Photo courtesy of Francisco Munoz.

Sac State campus police officer seen kneeling on a man in video

Alex Muegge June 23, 2021
An altercation between cyclists and Sacramento State’s police officers on campus resulted in the tasing, kneeling of a university police officer on a cyclist and arrest on June 4.
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