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EDITORIAL: Goodbye, print

EDITORIAL: Goodbye, print

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...

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

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

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...

EDITORIAL: Women need better representation in Sac State athletics

The Sacramento State softball team celebrates with sophomore outfielder Suzy Brookshire, right, after she hit a home run against the University of North Dakota at Shea Stadium on Saturday, April 28, 2018. The Hornets defeated North Dakota 4-1.

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...

EDITOR’S NOTE: Arresting journalists is a breach of First Amendment

EDITOR’S NOTE: Arresting journalists is a breach of First Amendment
March 5, 2019

A State Hornet editor was arrested while covering a protest in East Sacramento Monday night, organized in response to the decision not to criminally charge the two officers responsible for shooting and...

EDITORIAL: To improve, Greeks must be held accountable

EDITORIAL: To improve, Greeks must be held accountable
The State Hornet Editorial Board February 20, 2019

In the weeks since an anonymous person claiming to be a member of Greek life accused Sacramento State fraternities and sororities of systemic misconduct, it’s been made clear that not enough effort is...

EDITORIAL: Sac State needs renovation, not construction

Construction began for what was then called Science II on Oct. 22, 2017. Now dubbed the Ernest E. Tschannen Science Complex, the site will feature a planetarium and brand-new science buildings.
State Hornet Editorial Board February 6, 2019

It’s no secret that Sacramento State has been a full-time construction zone for as long as anyone can remember. Physical change is a crucial aspect of developing as an institution. For a university...

EDITORIAL: Sac State needs to do more for student parents

ASI's Children's Center is one of the resources for student parents on campus. Creating more child-friendly spaces like improved lactation rooms and additional diaper changing stations on campus would help students with children continue their education.
State Hornet Editorial Board January 23, 2019

It is an often under-appreciated fact that a parent wears many hats. A parent is not just a parent. A parent is a mentor, personal chef, chauffeur, friend, coach, support system and teacher. Some parents...

EDITORIAL: Next Sac State football coach needs local recruiting ties

American River College football head coach Jon Osterhout argues with the referees during ARC's 20-17 defeat of City College of San Francisco on Sept. 26, 2015. Osterhout is an ideal choice to replace Sacramento State's former head coach Jody Sears.
State Hornet Editorial Board December 5, 2018

It was the right decision to move on from former Sacramento State football head coach Jody Sears. But more important than moving on is moving forward, and Sac State needs to hire someone with local ties...

EDITORIAL: Transfer students need more focus and support

EDITORIAL: Transfer students need more focus and support
State Hornet Editorial Board November 15, 2018

Sacramento State, it’s time we stop treating transfer students like the forgotten stepchildren of the Hornet family. This fall, Sac State enrolled 3,507 first-time transfer students and 3,757 first-time...

EDITORIAL: Making your future starts with casting your vote

EDITORIAL: Making your future starts with casting your vote
State Hornet Editorial Board October 31, 2018

As Election Day fast approaches, it becomes more vital to not only be aware of the issues on the ballot but to actually vote as well. As citizens in the United States, our Constitution is based on...

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