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The State Hornet

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The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

Editorials

Women at Sacramento State walk around campus, their rights in the hands of a majority male US Senate, protected by a pro-choice California State Senate. Women at Sac State have more jurisdiction over their bodies than women in Texas, who have very little time to decide what’s best for them when they discover they are pregnant. Graphic made in Canva.

EDITORIAL: ‘Liberty and Justice for All’ means women, too

State Hornet Editorial Board March 15, 2022
Another Women’s rights bill voted down in the senate. We need our government to advocate for the health and safety of its female citizens.
Joseph Castro speaks to Sacramento State over Zoom as well as in person during his first visit to the campus as Chancellor on Nov. 3, 2021. Castro lied about the constant Title IX violations of his Vice President of Student Affairs in order to become chancellor.

Editorial: Joseph Castro never deserved to be CSU Chancellor

State Hornet Editorial Board March 3, 2022

Joseph Castro resigned from the position of California State University Chancellor on Feb. 17 because of a USA Today article that found he covered Title IX violations committed by one of his subordinates...

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen addresses students in the crowd of California Faculty Association protestors at the University Union on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021. Nelsen said he could not get involved in the bargaining of CFA’s contracts. Photo of Nelsen taken by John Cabales. Graphic created in Canva.

EDITORIAL: President Nelsen, we don’t accept your apology — you should resign

State Hornet Editorial Board December 10, 2021
After a semester of reporting on the Sacramento State community and its frustrations with administration’s lackluster effort toward addressing racism on campus, The State Hornet Editorial Board is proposing its solution to the problem: The resignation of President Robert Nelsen.
The State Hornet Editorial Board urges Sac State students to vote no on the California gubernatorial recall election that could see Gavin Newsom ousted from office should it succeed. The election will take place Tuesday, Sept. 14.

EDITORIAL: Sac State students, you must vote no on the California recall election

State Hornet Editorial Board September 8, 2021
“In a time as vulnerable as the last 18 months have been, we need to remain as united as possible or run the risk of completely halting the progress we’ve made thus far,” The State Hornet Editorial Board writes, urging Sac State students to vote no in California’s recall election on Sept. 14.
According to the CDC, people ages 18-29 are responsible for 22.4% of COVID-19 cases in the United States as of March 4. That is 4,836,514 cases, the highest of any age group in the U.S.

EDITORIAL: Please, get the COVID vaccine

“We eat from the Taco Bell drive-thru or microwave ramen how many nights a week, and you’re worried about taking a vaccine authorized by two ideologically separate administrations?”
California State University Chancellor Joseph Castro said he anticipates at least 50% of classes across the CSU system will be in-person this fall semester at a news conference on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. Graphic made in Canva.

EDITORIAL: CSU backtracking on in-person instruction is nothing short of betrayal

The State Hornet Editorial Board February 10, 2021
California State University Chancellor Joseph Castro said Monday that he anticipates at least 50% of classes across the CSU system will be in-person this fall semester. What happened to “majority in-person instruction” and a return to normalcy?
Graphic made in Canva.

EDITORIAL: Great, we had an anti-racism convocation — here’s what Sac State needs to do next

State Hornet Editorial Board October 8, 2020
The convocation was a step in the right direction, but the university has a lot more work to do.
EDITORIAL: Give us back our damn money, Sac State

EDITORIAL: Give us back our damn money, Sac State

On Wednesday, The WELL at Sacramento State dug its heels into anti-student ground, reiterating what we already knew — there will be no refund of the $393 University Union/WELL Fee that over 30,000 students...

EDITORIAL: Sac State students are asking for transparency and safety, not a vacation

EDITORIAL: Sac State students are asking for transparency and safety, not a vacation

On Tuesday evening, Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen’s liked the following since-deleted tweet from Sacramento Bee reporter Joe Davidson. Story continues below tweets. gif form as well...

EDITORIAL: It’s better to get it right than to get it first

EDITORIAL: It’s better to get it right than to get it first

The State Hornet Editorial Board January 28, 2020

Sunday’s news of Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven others’ deaths in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California sent ripples through not only the sports community, but the world. As...

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