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Crowd gathers around Sac State Trump supporters protesting Stephon Clark coverage

Crowd gathers around Sac State Trump supporters protesting Stephon Clark coverage

Margherita Beale and Kameron Schmid

March 7, 2019

A fight among students at Sacramento State occurred Thursday as a group of men wearing red Make America Great Again hats with a Blue Lives Matter flag accused The State Hornet of inciting violence in its latest print issue. The group, including Sac State mechanical engineering student and College ...

GALLERY: Sac State activists protest DACA decision

GALLERY: Sac State activists protest DACA decision

Claire Morgan

September 6, 2017

(Click through slide show for more photos from the event) The Trump administration formally announced its plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program early Tuesday morning, which inspired protests on and off campus led by a group of Sac State students. DACA provi...

Dreamers workshop navigates legal rights of the undocumented

Dreamers workshop navigates legal rights of the undocumented

Cassie Dickman

February 4, 2017

The 50 seats available for attendees were quickly filled as students, faculty and staff came to the University Union on Thursday to attend a “Know Your Rights" workshop focused on undocumented students. The presentation, hosted by Sac State’s Dreamer Resource Center, was given by two attorneys fro...

Hundreds march against Trump travel ban at Sac State

Hundreds march against Trump travel ban at Sac State

John Ferrannini

February 2, 2017

By John Ferrannini and Kameron Schmid Hundreds of people marched on Sacramento State on Thursday afternoon to oppose President Donald Trump’s executive actions on immigration, chanting the rallying cry and hashtag of protesters around the nation: “No ban, no wall.” Several student or...

#SacStateSays: What grade would you give President Donald trump for his first week in office?

#SacStateSays: What grade would you give President Donald trump for his first week in office?

Claire Morgan

February 1, 2017

With all the things he has done, it can be easy to forget that President Donald Trump has only been in office since Jan. 20. Despite that short timeline, a lot has already happened. We asked Sac State students how they think he's doing. To join the conversation, post your thoughts online with the hashtag #SacStateSays. ...

Sac State responds to Trump immigration order

Sac State responds to Trump immigration order

John Ferrannini

February 1, 2017

Dozens of Sacramento State students are in the United States on visas and green cards from the seven predominantly Muslim nations affected by President Donald Trump’s executive actions on immigration, according to Director of News and Communications Elisa Smith. “We have 65 students total,” Smith said...

Attorney answers questions about President Trump’s immigration plans

Attorney answers questions about President Trump’s immigration plans

John Ferrannini

January 26, 2017

An immigration attorney gave a presentation in the University Union on Monday and answered questions about what undocumented students can expect from President Donald Trump. Marcus Tang of the California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation focused his remarks on students who are currently shielded ...

Sacramento women’s march brings 20,000 to Capitol Mall

Sacramento women’s march brings 20,000 to Capitol Mall

John Ferrannini

January 21, 2017

Go here for a photo gallery of today's march. Tens of thousands of protesters in downtown Sacramento were among the estimated two million people around the world who participated in women’s marches organized to protest President Trump on his first full day in office. Numerous Sacramento State ...

Sac State President Robert Nelsen encourages students to not use term ‘illegal’

Sac State President Robert Nelsen encourages students to not use term ‘illegal’

Rin Carbin

December 15, 2016

President Nelsen sent out a statement to students on Monday discouraging usage of the term “illegal” to describe undocumented students, and added that a soon-to-come “Hornet Honor Code” will contain clauses encouraging inclusivity and diversity on campus. “Every student deserves to feel safe on ca...

Students ask administration to declare Sac State a ‘sanctuary campus’

Students ask administration to declare Sac State a ‘sanctuary campus’

John Ferrannini

December 2, 2016

About one dozen Sacramento State students marched from the Library Quad to Sacramento Hall on Thursday and spoke with President Robert Nelsen to advocate for undocumented students who fear they may face deportation following Donald Trump’s election to the U.S. presidency. Denise Fernandez of Students for a Quality Education said that she wants Sacramen...

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