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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

Sacramento State announced the COVID-19 vaccine will be required to be on campus for the fall 2021 semester. Students, faculty and staff are required to certify their vaccination status by Sept. 13, according to an email from Sac State President Robert Nelsen. File photo.

Sac State and CSU to require COVID-19 vaccine for fall 2021, regardless of FDA approval

Jordan Latimore July 27, 2021
Sac State will require all students, faculty and staff who will be on campus in the fall to certify their COVID-19 vaccinations by Sept. 13, according to an email from Sac State President Robert Nelsen on Tuesday.
Loki (Tom Hiddleston) in Marvel Studios’ “Loki,” exclusively on Disney+. Loki is the first character to be gender fluid in the MCU, meaning their gender identity falls outside the binary construct. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios. ©Marvel Studios 2021. All rights reserved.

OPINION: It’s time for the Marvel universe to follow through on LGBTQ+ representation

Alex Muegge June 28, 2021
Marvel fan and The State Hornet’s copy editor, Alex Muegge, calls out Marvel Studios for their lack of LGBTQ+ representation.
Sergeant Vincent Burton (left) of Sacramento State’s Police Department kneels on the neck of a cyclist for approximately 23 seconds while handcuffing him after Corporal Doug Nguyen (right) deployed his stun gun twice into the suspect on June 4, according to anonymous sources. Photo courtesy of Francisco Munoz.

Sac State campus police officer seen kneeling on a man in video

Alex Muegge June 23, 2021
An altercation between cyclists and Sacramento State’s police officers on campus resulted in the tasing, kneeling of a university police officer on a cyclist and arrest on June 4.
San Francisco State University student Toshiar Green addresses a crowd at a Black Lives Matter rally at the California State Capitol steps in Sacramento, California on Friday, March 23, 2018. Sac State students reveal how police brutality and the massive media coverage reporting it has impacted and affected their mental health. Photo in background taken by Emily Rabasto. Graphic created in Canva.

Black Sac State community, therapist discuss psychological impacts of police brutality

Chrissy Martinez and Michael Eskridge June 7, 2021
Ever since George Floyd was killed by now-convicted police officer Derek Chauvin, the conversation about police interactions with Black people has been prevalent in the U.S. Sacramento State students voiced their concerns regarding police brutality and how the media coverage affects their mental health.
(Left to right) Deputy Chief of Rutgers University police Michael Rein, Sacramento County Sheriff Captain Todd Henry and Sacramento County Sheriff Chief Deputy Chet Madison Jr. speak at virtual town halls discussing their candidacies for Sacramento State Chief of Police. Current Chief Mark Iwasa announced in March that he would be retiring over the summer. Photos taken via Zoom by Erick Salgado, Emma Hall and Alec Ramey. Graphic made in Canva.

3 Sac State Chief of Police candidates selected, speak at town halls

Erick Salgado, Emma Hall, and Alec Ramey May 21, 2021
After the announcement about Chief Mark Iwasa’s retirement, Sacramento State has selected three candidates to potentially replace him in the fall. This week, members of the university community met Deputy Chief of Rutgers University police Michael Rein, Sacramento County Sheriff Captain Todd Henry and Sacramento County Sheriff Deputy Chet Madison Jr.
Customers order from Boba Loca inside the Arden Fair mall May 5, 2021. Workers, including assistant manager Lillian Phan, on the left behind the counter, push tea out to waiting customers.

“We’ve had to call security”: Sacramento boba shops brace for boba shortage, backlash

Christopher Escamilla and Jacob Holden May 21, 2021
Boba shops have been affected by a shortage of a key ingredient in bubble tea since the Suez Canal blockage, and many local shops are planning their next steps.

Sac State students react to CARmencement

Garry Singh May 20, 2021
Students tell their positive and negative takeaways and how they would decorate their cars for the celebration Friday and Saturday.
Sacramento State’s Division of Inclusive Excellence announced that Sac State students, employees, faculty and administration are allowed to choose their gender pronouns that are displayed on their Student Center and profile pages. The State Hornet compiled this FAQ about pronouns and LGBTQ+ inclusivity at Sac State. (Photo by Kayleen Carter.)

FAQ: How to add your pronouns to your Student Center

Estefany Nuñez May 19, 2021
Sacramento State’s Division of Inclusive Excellence announced that Sac State students, employees, faculty and administration are allowed to choose the pronouns that are displayed on their Student Center and profile pages. The State Hornet compiled this FAQ about pronouns and LGBTQ+ inclusivity at Sac State.
Illustration concept by Khalil Bourgoub.

Khalil’s Virtual Venue: 6 Chill Songs to Relax and Study for Finals To

Khalil Bourgoub May 18, 2021
Music beat writer Khalil Bourgoub shares a small collection of songs that help him study for his big tests and papers.
Graphic made with Canva.

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Introducing The State Hornet’s new Editor-in-Chief

Jordan Parker, copy editor May 18, 2021
Incoming Editor-in-Chief Jordan Parker talks about his goals for The State Hornet for the next school year.
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