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Sac State continues to make campus security improvements

Sac State continues to make campus security improvements

Claire Morgan and Kameron Schmid

December 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, Featured, News, Uncategorized

After a handwritten note making violent threats was found on its campus, California State University, Northridge canceled classes and moved finals off campus. According to The Sundial, CSU Northridge's campus news organization, campus police are investigating the threat. After a series of 2017 mass shootings, including one in Las Vegas...

New law will require automated defibrillators in renovated buildings

New law will require automated defibrillators in renovated buildings

Caleb Danielson

December 12, 2018


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

A new law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown in September will eventually require buildings that undergo substantial renovations to install automated external defibrillators, also known as AEDs. The author of the bill, Sen. Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) released a statement pointing out the advantages of AEDs...

The first year experience: a special package

The first year experience: a special package

The State Hornet

December 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

The transition to college — whether it be from high school or community college — is often not easy. Students are faced with adapting to an unfamiliar environment, building new social circles and finding oneself in what sometimes feels like a completely different community. This is a look at how...

Seniors overcome stress to apply for graduate school

Seniors overcome stress to apply for graduate school

Camille Escovedo

December 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

Before their undergraduate careers come to an end at Sacramento State, some seniors are mapping out the next step in their next academic journey: graduate school. Applying for graduate school is intense for Christine Chen, a health science major. “I’ve been so tired this entire semester,” Che...

New campus medication abortion bill introduced

New campus medication abortion bill introduced

Sami Soto

December 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

A bill looking to require abortion medication on California public university campuses is making its way to the state legislature for the second time. Senate Bill 24 is nearly identical to Senate Bill 320 — which was vetoed by Gov. Jerry Brown in October. Both bills were authored by Sen. C...

Students receive a two-week extension for CSU fall 2019 applications

Students receive a two-week extension for CSU fall 2019 applications

Ashton Byers

December 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

In response to the disruption of classes caused by wildfires in Northern and Southern California, the California State University system extended their Priority Application Deadline for the fall 2019 semester by two weeks. The original deadline to apply to Sac State and any other CSUs was previou...

‘Keeping the Dream Alive’ conference provides support for immigrant students

‘Keeping the Dream Alive’ conference provides support for immigrant students

Will Coburn

December 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

Sacramento State’s Dreamer Resource Center hosted the third annual “Keeping the Dream Alive” conference for students with mixed immigration status backgrounds and educators in the Union Ballroom this week. The conference started three years ago as a summit to help immigrant students at Sac ...

Sac State prepares for first graduation since canceling winter commencement

Sac State prepares for first graduation since canceling winter commencement

Cory Jaynes and Kameron Schmid

December 5, 2018


Filed under Featured, News

After announcing last semester that it would permanently cancel winter commencement ceremonies, Sacramento State has announced that the upcoming spring commencement ceremony will be one day longer to accommodate more graduates. The decision to cancel winter ceremonies came directly from the cost invol...

EDITORIAL: Next Sac State football coach needs local recruiting ties

EDITORIAL: Next Sac State football coach needs local recruiting ties

State Hornet Editorial Board

December 5, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Featured, Opinion, Sports

It was the right decision to move on from former Sacramento State football head coach Jody Sears. But more important than moving on is moving forward, and Sac State needs to hire someone with local ties to replace Sears. Sacramento has a wealth of high school talent all around it. Some decide to ...

‘My whole childhood is lost:’ Softball player’s community destroyed by fire

‘My whole childhood is lost:’ Softball player’s community destroyed by fire

Alex Daniels, Opinion editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under Featured, Instagram, Softball, Sports

Sacramento State junior outfielder Kayla Grubert was walking to class when she got a call from her brother telling her there was a fire back in her hometown of Paradise, California. Her brother — who was on his way to class — turned back home, grabbed the family pets and evacuated the area, ...

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