The State Hornet

Sac State softball head coach builds players into winners

Sac State softball head coach builds players into winners

Robyn Dobson

October 17, 2019

About 20 years ago, you could have found current head softball coach Lori Perez in her first year at Sacramento State as a softball player, fielding grounders at Shea Stadium.  Today, you can still find Perez there, now the one hitting the practice grounders to her players. Perez concluded her six...

Sac State volleyball team sweeps Portland State in 3 sets

Sac State volleyball team sweeps Portland State in 3 sets

Robyn Dobson

October 15, 2019

The Sacramento State volleyball team swept Portland State University in three sets Tuesday, extending their win streak to four games.  Coming off a two-game road trip, the Hornets (10-10, 5-2 Big Sky Conference) were able to secure their first three-set win of the season over the Vikings (7-11, 3-4)....

40th annual Take Back the Night raises awareness of gender-based violence

40th annual Take Back the Night raises awareness of gender-based violence

Kendra L. Rivera, Brooke Uhlenhop, and Patrick Walsh

October 13, 2019

Take Back the Night Sacramento held their 40th annual rally and march to raise awareness of, and bring an end to gender-based violence Saturday evening in Midtown, Sacramento. Take Back the Night is an organization that works toward ending all forms of violence. The organization supports LGBTQ+ a...

Small wonder: Kim-Bustillos leads Sac State’s women’s soccer team

Small wonder: Kim-Bustillos leads Sac State’s women’s soccer team

Cristian Corona

October 11, 2019

When you think of the number five in soccer, you might think of a defensive or holding midfielder, but Sacramento State women’s soccer junior forward, Kylee Kim-Bustillos, is neither.  Kim-Bustillos, a kinesiology major, is the opposite of what a traditional number five in soccer entails. Inst...

PREVIEW: Sac State football team gears up for showdown at No. 6 Montana State

PREVIEW: Sac State football team gears up for showdown at No. 6 Montana State

Mack Ervin III

October 10, 2019

The Sacramento State football team (3-2, 1-0 Big Sky Conference) will travel to Bozeman, Montana, for their second Big Sky game Saturday against the No. 6 Montana State Bobcats. The Bobcats are 5-1 (2-0 Big Sky) this season after surviving a late comeback attempt from Cal Poly last Saturday, escapin...

Comedy show on suicide and depression to be performed at Sac State Thursday

Comedy show on suicide and depression to be performed at Sac State Thursday

Brooke Uhlenhop and Ronaldo Gomez

October 9, 2019

UNIQUE Programs will host comedy show “1 Degree of Separation: A Funny Look at Depression and Suicide” Thursday as part of Mental Health Awareness Week.  Comedian Brad Bonar started the comedy group performing in “1 Degree of Separation” in January with other comedians based in the Sacramen...

‘Nothing in my life is secure’: Sac State DACA recipients speak out

‘Nothing in my life is secure’: Sac State DACA recipients speak out

Kendra L. Rivera

October 9, 2019

Seven years ago, then-President Barack Obama announced an immigration policy that allowed those who were brought to the United States as undocumented children and youth to lawfully stay in the country, under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA, program. In 2017, President Donald Trump declared the...

Q&A: Basketball Hall of Famer Lisa Leslie talks BIG3, advice for Sac State students

Q&A: Basketball Hall of Famer Lisa Leslie talks BIG3, advice for Sac State students

Shaun Holkko, Sports editor

October 8, 2019

Olympic Gold Medalist and WNBA Champion Lisa Leslie spoke as the Keynote Speaker during Student Academic Success day in the University Union Ballroom Sept. 23.  Leslie played 12 seasons for the Los Angeles Sparks in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and was elected to the Naismith...

Sac State’s high-flying center stays grounded with long walks

Sac State’s high-flying center stays grounded with long walks

Richard Ivanowski

October 7, 2019

Not every Sacramento State student knows Joshua Patton’s name, but there’s a chance they’re familiar with his face. Patton’s visage can be found all over the university on promotional posters for the athletics program. He can also be spotted in the flesh on most days, engaging in one of h...

Sac State to pilot new form of data collection on students

Sac State to pilot new form of data collection on students

Max Connor and Jordan Silva-Benham

October 7, 2019

Sacramento State will be the pilot California State University to use a new form of data collection on its students.  Degree Analytics operates through students’ devices that are connected to the school’s wifi in order to track how much time a given student spends in spaces on campus, like the...

Next Page »