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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


Sac State starting quarterback Asher OHara, his girlfriend Savai Calloway and their son Elias OHara on Monday, Sept. 19, 2022 at Curtis Park in Land Park. The three moved from Tennessee to Sacramento to pursue O’Hara’s football career.

Under center and over the crib: Sac State quarterback balances football and fatherhood

Isaac Streeter September 21, 2022
Asher O’Hara is tasked with leading an offense and raising his son:
FILE: Sophomore defender Alejandro Padilla defends against Loyola Marymounts graduate student midfielder Leo Zulli at the Hornet field on Thursday, Sept. 8. The Hornets went down a man against LMU but still secured the win at home.

Sac State men’s soccer draws 2-2 against UNLV in Vegas

Hugo Quintanilla, Men's Soccer Beat Writer September 20, 2022
Sac State ties 2-2 to UNLV after the hornets give up the lead early in the second half.
Fourth-year students Andrew Diaz and Veronika Akopyan admire the behind-the-scenes photos in the exhibit on Sept. 19, 2022. The artwork was made by kids as young as six months.

From little hands come big ideas: More Than Just Scribbles showcases children’s art

Chris Woodard September 20, 2022
More Than Just Scribbles exhibit at Sacramento State’s Union Gallery displays art created by the ASI Children’s Center.
Third-year business administration major Felipe Carrillo stands in front of the Welcome Center on Sept. 16. The Welcome Center will have a voting center available from Nov. 5 through Election Day Nov. 8.

Preparing Sac State students to vote in the upcoming midterm election

Justine Chahal September 19, 2022
Sacramento State provides resources for students in preparation for the upcoming election. What students need to know about voting this fall.
Sixth-year art education major Selena Rios Brown poses in the University Union Sept. 13, 2022. She frequently gives away items such as clothing with the help of the Hornet Reuse app.

Sac State app aids campus community with free item exchange

Tierra Tilby September 16, 2022
Sacramento State’s Hornet Reuse app allows students and staff to give away items such as textbooks, clothing, and even furniture for free.
Srinjay Verma, the creator of Buzly, shows off his newest launch: Buzly 2.0 outside the Riverfront Center on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022. According to Verma, students can expect the launch of Buzly 2.0 in the next couple of weeks.

Buzly app taking California universities by swarm

Stacy Hanson September 15, 2022
“Sac State will always be the home for Buzly—” Creator of the social media app discusses its expansion to other universities.

Pro agricultural union pressure reaches Newsom’s office

Laura De la Garza Garcia, Spanish Editor September 10, 2022
United Farm Workers organized a 335 mile march that reached the California State Capital on August 26. UFW hopes to convince Gov. Gavin Newsom to sign Assembly Bill 2183 which would guarantee safer unionization efforts for California farm workers.
President Joe Biden announced a student loan relief plan last week hoping to help borrowers across the nation by cutting down their student debt. Students at Sac State are uncertain if they will be recipients of this new plan. (Photo by Shane T. McCoy / CC BY 2.0 / Graphic created on Canva by Kamelia Varasteh).

Biden announces student loan relief plan, cancels up to $20,000

Kamelia Varasteh, news editor September 3, 2022

It is no lie that college can become challenging to pay for, especially for low-income students. However, help could be on the way for students with student loans as President Joe Biden announced up to...

Grammy award winning rapper, Kendrick Lamar performs at the Golden 1 Center on Aug. 31, 2022. Lamar’s “The Big Steppers Tour” made a stop in Sacramento with opening artists Tanna Leone and Baby Keem.

REVIEW: Kendrick Lamar makes big steps in the Golden 1 Center

Jenelle Lum, Arts & Entertainment editor September 3, 2022

Sounds of excited fans echoed throughout the Golden 1 Center on Tuesday, Aug. 30. They chanted Kendrick Lamar’s name and screamed as the lights went dim. A white curtain hung on the stage in the shape...

Student clubs and organizations gather on campus to celebrate the first two weeks of school with Club Days. Fourth-year human resources majors Deion Perry (left) and Anil Benoit (right) pose in front of the “Improve Your Tomorrow University” table in the library quad on Wednesday Aug. 31, 2022.

Club Days craze: Welcoming Hornets back to campus

Kamelia Varasteh, news editor September 2, 2022
Sacramento State’s Club Days welcomes students back to campus. Hundreds of clubs and organizations table on campus to encourage students to get involved on campus.
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