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Environmental science professor James W. Reede stands outside the University Union’s COVID-19 vaccine clinic Feb. 8, 2021. Reede was raised by his community activist mother who worked alongside many prominent civil rights activists such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Harry Belafonte and A. Phillip Randolph.

Environmental studies professor reflects on experience with civil rights movement

Estefany Nuñez February 26, 2021
Sac State environmental studies professor James Reede said he will never forget seeing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King sitting in his mother’s living room. Read about his experience with the civil rights movement.

Photo Caption: McKenna Smith sets up for an attack during the home opening Sac State volleyball game Jan. 31, 2021 at the Nest. Volleyball teams, including Sac State's, are allowed to test for COVID-19 only once per week if masks are worn during practice and competition.

Why Sac State volleyball team wears masks and the basketball teams don’t.

Alec Ramey February 26, 2021
If you’ve turned into Pluto TV to watch Sac State sports this year, you may have noticed that the basketball teams play maskless, while the volleyball team continues to wear masks during its competitions. Here’s why:
Supporters of AB1460 who were told to leave the University Union's Green & Gold Room and stand outside as Sacramento State's Faculty Senate converse about the bill on March 5, 2020 prior to stay-at-home orders and school moving online. Sac State students, faculty and admin share their thoughts on if the COVID-19 vaccine should be required to return to campus in fall 2021.

Sac State will not require COVID-19 vaccine — student, faculty react

Chrissy Martinez February 26, 2021
Sacramento State will not require the COVID-19 vaccine for returning students and faculty in the fall 2021. Students and faculty react to the decision.
Each day, The State Hornet will recap all the action from the day of sports at Sacramento State. On Friday women’s volleyball lost to Weber State in dramatic fashion, and men’s tennis suffered its fourth loss in five matches.

Swarm Report Feb. 25: Both basketball programs suffer losses to Weber State

Michael Eskridge February 26, 2021
The Sac State men’s basketball team hoped to end their losing streak, but failed to do so, and the women’s basketball team heartbreakingly gave Weber State its first win of the season.
Customers in Sacramento browse the selection of vintage streetwear at the expo on Sunday, Feb. 21. The event included 82 booths and gathered around 105 vendors, co-creator of Worlds Worst Expo Jamison Lyons said.

Sacramento’s ‘Worst’ Kept Secret: underground streetwear market reopens

Alan Trinidad February 25, 2021
On the third Sunday of every month, people of Sacramento can watch a vacant parking lot on I Street transform into a refined vintage streetwear market. URL: worlds-worst-bodega-expo-streetwear-sacramento
Sacramento State football and track and field athlete Elijah Dotson runs at a track and field practice at Hornet Stadium on February 13, 2021. “I just want to be that guy, and me working everyday is the best way for me to do it,” Dotson said.

Sac State’s two-sport athlete chases greatness

Dylan McNeill February 24, 2021
What do you do after making All Big Sky as a running back? Complete a lifelong dream of doing track and field, said Sac State’s Elijah Dotson.

Black excellence at Florin Square: the African Market Place showcasing culture

Sara Nevis, Multimedia Editor February 22, 2021

The sound of drums playing in the distance, the smell of food in the air and the voices of the vendors mingling with customers, the African Market Place continues to bring the community together during...

Sacramento PC gaming group members talk gaming during COVID-19 quarantine

Blynn Beltran February 22, 2021

Gaming has helped many students pass the time and the COVID-19 quarantine certainly freed some for a lot of people in California. These Sac State members of the Sacramento PC Gaming Group share how their...

Students attending the Spring 2018 commencement ceremony held at Golden 1 Center join Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen in a ‘Stingers up’ salute after his address on May 18, 2018.  Nelsen announced an on-campus, drive-through commencement for the 2020 and 2021 graduating classes Monday in a SacSend email.

Sac State announces drive-through commencement for 2020 and 2021 graduates

Robert J. Hansen February 22, 2021
Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen announced an on-campus, drive-through commencement for the 2020 and 2021 graduating classes Monday in a SacSend email.

How the Sac State baseball team preps through adversity ahead of new season

Michael Eskridge February 19, 2021
With the season opener around the corner, the Sac State baseball team has had to overcome trials and tribulations caused by COVID-19.
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