The State Hornet

This week in Hornet sports history: Week of 9/14

Flash back to the week of Sept. 14 in Hornets sports history.

Jordan Latimore

September 18, 2020

With live sports currently on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, sports writers for The State Hornet will be going through the archives each week to highlight some of the best performances in Sac State Athletics history.

The WELL postpones reopening outdoors to Wednesday pending Nelsen’s office’s review

The WELL's windows reflect its south lawn's autumn trees on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. The WELL at Sacramento State planned to open for outdoor fitness by reservation Sept. 17.

Jordan Parker

September 17, 2020

The WELL at Sacramento State planned to open for outdoor fitness by reservation Sept. 17 but is now scheduled to reopen for outdoor services Wednesday pending additional review from the Sac State President’s Office prompted by poor air quality.

Sac State studio art students get needed equipment and community from in-person classes

Studio art major Jessica Wolfe and other advanced ceramics students create pottery for their next class project. All students sit at least six feet away from each other at their pottery wheels during class.

Milan Cabebe and Khalil Bourgoub

September 17, 2020

A handful of Sacramento State art classes are being taught in person this fall and while some people may frown upon this fact, the students and staff of the school’s advanced ceramics class are grateful for this opportunity.  Studio art classes suffered after transitioning to virtual learning in the mi...

Sac State alumnus giving back to Sacramento, ‘one cup at a time’

Employee Gisel Rodriguez hands a

Chanelle Muerong and Anastasia Sher-Jones

September 16, 2020

Sac State alumnus Shadi Khattab created his Onit Coffee truck business amid the pandemic.

New ethnic studies requirement signed into law by Gov. Newsom

A demonstrator holds a sign advocating for AB 1460 in the University Union at a Faculty Senate meeting Feb. 27, 2020.  The bill was signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom Aug. 3 and will require students to take and ethnic studies course to graduate starting with the class of 2025 .

Gerardo Zavala and Isabelle Juarez

September 16, 2020

AB 1460 was signed into law, requiring all CSU undergraduates to complete a course in ethnic studies, beginning with the class of 2024-2025.

The WELL to reopen outdoors Thursday

The WELL at Sacramento State will begin providing outdoor services Thursday. Its

Jenna Cooper

September 15, 2020

The WELL at Sacramento State will reopen Thursday for outdoor socially distanced fitness and recreation after being approved by Sac State administration and Sacramento County. Reservations are required for some equipment use.

OPINION: Don’t sit by and let transphobia happen

Caster Semenya photo by l3o_ is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0. J. K. Rowling photo by Daniel Ogren is licensed under CC BY 2.0. Graphic made in Canva by Robbie Pierce.

Robbie Pierce

September 15, 2020

J.K. Rowling’s newest book “Troubled Blood” is about a man dressing as a woman to kill women. Yes, because what we truly needed as a society was an HD remaster of all the worst parts of “Silence of the Lambs.” The book’s release came after months of Rowling getting more and more transphobic...

Trump visits Sacramento for wildfire briefing with Newsom

President Donald Trump addresses reporters about wildfires at McClellan Airport Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. Trump was visiting to meet with Gov. Gavin Newsom regarding the wildfires burning across the state and said that lack of proper forest management is a major contributing factor to the fires.

Samaha Samy

September 14, 2020

President Donald Trump visited Sacramento Monday for a briefing with state and federal fire and emergency officials on the wildfires.

OPINION: A guide to dating during a pandemic

Graphic made in Canva.

Lauren Vannucci

September 14, 2020

I'm so single that I felt sexual tension from a guy picking up White Claws next to me at the grocery store. I thought we were about to kiss!   

Music producer overcomes homelessness, creates positive culture in Sacramento’s entertainment industry

Graphic by Tara Gnewikow

Katerina Graziosi

September 14, 2020

Jesse Hanes, who goes by Kassette, smiled even as he recounted eating cans of cold ravioli in a flooded outdoor basement.

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