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EDITORIAL: 6 action items the next CSU chancellor must address

EDITORIAL: 6 action items the next CSU chancellor must address

The State Hornet Editorial Board

November 13, 2019

The students of the California State University system deserve a chancellor that will champion the cause of affordable and honest education for every student, following the retirement of current CSU Chancellor Timothy White. White served as chancellor of UC Riverside from 2008 to 2012, after which he...

EDITORIAL: Death, destruction and darkness: It’s time for PG&E to go

EDITORIAL: Death, destruction and darkness: It’s time for PG&E to go

The State Hornet Editorial Board

November 9, 2019

Live in darkness or risk losing everything in a wildfire?  This was the choice given to Pacific Gas & Electric customers during much of the month of October.  Except it wasn’t even a choice, it was a mandate by the company that customers, who in many cases have no other options for a utili...

EDITORIAL: Dreamers at Sac State and nationwide deserve better

EDITORIAL: Dreamers at Sac State and nationwide deserve better

The State Hornet Editorial Board

October 18, 2019

Dreamers are all among us, even at Sacramento State.  The State Hornet recently spoke to and wrote about three DACA recipients at Sac State — two student representatives of Associated Students, Inc. and one alumnus who now works in the Dreamer Resource Center. These three individuals are success...

EDITORIAL: Sac State must be more transparent about Clery Act Report increases

EDITORIAL: Sac State must be more transparent about Clery Act Report increases

The State Hornet Editorial Board

October 7, 2019

In its most recent Clery Act Report, Sacramento State reported 30 instances of rape at on-campus housing in 2018, up from four instances in 2017.  The increase is staggering. The tepid explanation in the report is not acceptable.   RELATED: Clery Report shows 31 instances of sexual assault at Sac State student housing i...

EDITORIAL: College athletes should be allowed to profit from endorsements

EDITORIAL: College athletes should be allowed to profit from endorsements

The State Hornet Editorial Board

September 19, 2019

Senate Bill 206, the Fair Pay to Play act, is currently on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk for signing after blazing through the California Legislature last week with unanimous votes in both the Assembly and Senate.  If passed, the bill “would prohibit California postsecondary educational institutions (fr...

EDITORIAL: Sac State’s over-enrollment problem should have been avoided

EDITORIAL: Sac State’s over-enrollment problem should have been avoided

The State Hornet Editorial Board

September 13, 2019

At Sacramento State this semester, 700 extra students originally meant to be waitlisted were accidentally accepted and then enrolled at Sacramento State this semester. In addition, 3,000 other students were accidentally accepted but later declined to enroll, meaning that the over-enrollment problem Sac...

EDITORIAL: Academy65’s delay is irresponsible and unacceptable

EDITORIAL: Academy65’s delay is irresponsible and unacceptable

The State Hornet Editorial Board

September 9, 2019

Academy65 brands itself as the “best location for Sac State students.” And yet it left 286 residents, many of which were Sacramento State students, without a home for nearly three weeks. The original move-in date was Aug. 21. Then it was pushed to Aug. 28, then to Sept. 8. Now, the apartment com...

EDITORIAL: Goodbye, print

EDITORIAL: Goodbye, print

The State Hornet Editorial Board

April 23, 2019

2019 marks a big change for The State Hornet — we’re celebrating the 70th anniversary of our formation as Sacramento State’s campus news organization, and as the school year draws to a close, we will transition to an online-only publication. To celebrate this monumental change, we’re revisiting what we ...

EDITORIAL: Celebrating the best — and worst — of Sac State

EDITORIAL: Celebrating the best — and worst — of Sac State

The State Hornet Editorial Board

April 11, 2019

It’s spring at Sacramento State, and that means it’s our favorite time of year — when we ask our readers to celebrate what defines our campus in our annual Best of Sac State poll. And though we may laugh as we choose the most iconic Herky outfit and reminisce on our favorite Phlagleblast memory a...

EDITORIAL: Women need better representation in Sac State athletics

EDITORIAL: Women need better representation in Sac State athletics

The State Hornet Editorial Board

March 27, 2019

While women are nearly equally represented with men across administration, faculty and staff according to the 2018 Sacramento State Campus Climate Survey, the same cannot be said for women’s athletics. Sac State has 19 athletic teams on campus, 11 of which are women’s teams. Of those 11, only two are ...

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