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Anti-racism author speaks at Sac State about Trump, multiculturalism

Author Tim Wise lectures Sac State students in the University Union Ballroom Thursday, Nov. 7. Wise is a prominent anti-racism activist and spoke on the rise of white nationalism during the Trump administration.

Chris Wong

November 7, 2019

Anti-racism author Tim Wise spoke at Sacramento State Thursday about the rise of hate speech during President Donald Trump’s administration and the need for acceptance of other races. Wise is a prominent anti-racism activist and has spoken at Yale, Harvard and Columbia University, according to ...

Crowd gathers around Sac State Trump supporters protesting Stephon Clark coverage

Taryn Patton points at a copy of the State Hornet in a crowd of people in the Library Quad Thursday. A fight broke out at Sac State after a group of men wearing Make America Great Again hats with a Blue Lives Matter flag accused The State Hornet of inciting violence in its latest print issue.

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

Rosa Barrientos leads a chant while walking with a group of protesters around Sacramento State.  The protest was one of multiple which happened in response to the Trump administration's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programs on Tuesday.

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

An attendee raises their hand to ask a question during a

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

Demonstrators march through Sacramento State during a #NoBanNoWall protest on Feb. 2, 2017. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

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?

(Photos by Claire Morgan)

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

Protesters at the Sacramento International Airport on Jan. 29 hold up signs and chant slogans expressing disagreement with President Trump's executive order on immigrants and refugees. (Photo courtesy of Amer Tere)

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

Marcus Tang, an attorney with the California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation, speaks in Sacramento State’s University Union on Monday, Jan. 23. Tang said that it is unclear if President Trump will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program begun by former President Obama. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

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

Demonstrators wear printed signs in support of women's rights at the Women's March on Sacramento at the State Capitol on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2016. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

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’

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen, center, listens to students voice their concerns about campus diversity at a forum in the Multi-Cultural Center on Friday, Dec. 9. This Monday, Nelsen sent out a message on SacSend asking students to avoid the term 'illegal' in reference to undocumented students. (Photo by Rin Carbin)

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...

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