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Dancer uses her craft as a healing mechanism

Dancer uses her craft as a healing mechanism

Margherita Beale

October 16, 2018


Filed under Culture, Featured, Sexual Assault

For Sacramento State student Amy Alejandro, dancing is more than just a passion, but rather a means of distraction, expression, a coping mechanism and ultimately, a form of salvation. “Once I’m in [the studio] with all my members, I forget everything that has happened,” Alejandro said. “They are ...

Self harm, depression: one former gymnast’s struggle

Self harm, depression: one former gymnast’s struggle

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Featured, Gymnastics, Sexual Assault, Sports

When Megan Kyle stuck her landing on the balance beam on Jan. 29, 2017, she did something she had never done before. It was Kyle’s third season competing for Sacramento State gymnastics and her first time competing in three events in a single match. In the season opener earlier in the mont...

Hispanic families come to Sac State for Feria de Educacion

Hispanic families come to Sac State for Feria de Educacion

Anthony Galvan

October 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

Sacramento State hosted its sixth annual Feria de Educacion on Oct. 13 to help educate thousands of Hispanic students and parents on preparing for college. Sac State President Robert Nelsen gave one of several speeches in the opening ceremony at 10 a.m., some of it in Spanish, encouraging the pursuit of...

Take Back the Night gives voice to survivors

Take Back the Night gives voice to survivors

Camille Escovedo and Jose Gaglianone

October 14, 2018


Filed under Featured, News

https://youtu.be/0rLIirYVhHE Take Back the Night is aimed to connect people to resources, create space for survivors’ voices and raise awareness about gendered violence, according to event chairperson Violeta Gonzalez. The 39th annual event kicked off Saturday evening at the Sacramento Native...

UTAPS partners with JUMP Bikes to solve bike parking issues

UTAPS partners with JUMP Bikes to solve bike parking issues

Eucario Calderon

October 12, 2018


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

University Transportation and Parking Services is close to closing a contract with JUMP Bikes in order to implement special bike racks around Sacramento State for JUMP Bike users. Tony Lucas, senior director of UTAPS, said he believes the new bike racks could be implemented as early as the end o...

Students clash over guns rights group

Students clash over guns rights group

Will Coburn, Ashton Byers, and Missy Amaya

October 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

A shouting match erupted between a crowd of students over a Students for Self-Defense booth on the walkway leading out of the Library Quad Thursday. A crowd gathered around 2 p.m. after an exchange between Philip Olding, a mechanical engineering major and U.S. Army veteran who was tabling for Students f...

EDITORIAL: When will Sac State stop doing the bare minimum in protecting students?

EDITORIAL: When will Sac State stop doing the bare minimum in protecting students?

State Hornet Editorial Board

October 10, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Featured, Opinion

Sacramento State has a history of following the bare minimum requirements in regards to human health and safety — but when it comes to sexual assault on campus property by a student, the bare minimum is absolutely not enough. A message addressing a sexual assault incident that occurred on campus t...

Sierra’s Spicy Takes: Dealing with issues involving coworkers

Sierra’s Spicy Takes: Dealing with issues involving coworkers

Sierra Savage, Distribution manager

October 10, 2018


Filed under Featured, Opinion

Reader be advised: Sierra’s Spicy Takes is, as the kids might say, NSFW. Read at your own discretion. This week in Sierra’s Spicy Takes, we’re addressing the messy world of coworkers and the trials and tribulations that come along with those relationships. Read on for my takes on the good, t...

Losing record leaves Sac State football program in disarray

Losing record leaves Sac State football program in disarray

Dominique Walker

October 9, 2018


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

The Sacramento State football team has started the season struggling with a 2-3 overall record and an 0-2 Big Sky record after falling to Cal Poly on Saturday. The Hornets two wins were obtained against St. Francis of Illinois and the second win was against a winless University of Northern Colora...

Triple-option too much in Hornets 41-27 loss to Cal Poly

Triple-option too much in Hornets 41-27 loss to Cal Poly

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

October 7, 2018


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

Sacramento State had trouble stopping Cal Poly’s triple-option offense, losing 41-27 to the Mustang’s on Saturday at Hornet Stadium. While the Hornets (2-3, 0-2 Big Sky Conference) scored touchdowns on their first two possessions, they were only able to muster 13 points the rest of the game. The M...

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