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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

Student news without fear or favor


(L-R) Senior first baseman Martin Vincelli-Simard celebrates his eighth inning grand slam with junior outfielder Cesar Valero, sophomore outfielder Jeffery Heard and freshman shortstop Wehiwa Aloy Saturday, March 18, 2022, at John Smith Field. Vincelli-Simard’s grand slam was the second of the day for the Hornets and sealed the lone win of the weekend for the Hornets, 13-8.

Weekend Recap: Sac State Baseball can’t overcome WAC favorites Grand Canyon University

Isaac Streeter March 20, 2023
Sac State out scores an MLB draft-laden GCU squad, but drops two out of three at home
(L-R): Rita Gallardo Good, Denyne Colburn, Jared Giarrusso-Khlok and Mary Meuel, all spoke in several candidate forums for Senior Associate Vice President for the Office of Public Affairs and Advocacy from March 14-17. The new Vice President will be in charge of maintaining relationships between Sacramento State and government agencies. (Photos courtesy of LinkedIn, Graphic in Canva by Emma Hall).

Sac State in search of new Vice President for Public Affairs and Advocacy

Justine Chahal and Peyton Sorosinski March 17, 2023
Sac State is looking to hire a new Senior Associate Vice President for Public Affairs and Advocacy. The four candidates spoke during open forums to discuss possible plans.
A Guide to the Mandalorian Galaxy digs into the Disney+ show, featuring everyone’s favorite mini-yoda: Grogu. “The Mandalorian” title graphic courtesy of The Walt Disney Company. (Graphic made in Canva by Isaac Streeter)

A Guide to The Mandalorian Galaxy: ‘The Mines of Mandalore’ and ‘The Convert’

Ryan Ascalon March 17, 2023
Staff writer Ryan Ascalon takes on the two latest episodes of the hit series “The Mandalorian.”
The State Hornet wins 9 awards from Associated Collegiate Press convention

The State Hornet wins 9 awards from Associated Collegiate Press convention

Serena Smith and Chris Woodard March 17, 2023
The State Hornet took home ACP awards including best blog, second place for web site and second place for best podcast.
FILE: Sacramento State softball celebrates after a win against Southern Utah March 3, 2023 at Shea Stadium. The Hornets swept the University of Maine in a doubleheader Wednesday to move their record to 14-9 on the season.

Sac State softball takes first season sweep over University of Maine

Arely Duran March 17, 2023
The Hornets make a return to Shea Stadium, defeating opponent.
Illustration by Mercy Sosa. Graphic created in Canva.

Diary of a Bookworm: ‘Iron Widow’ offers female rage as something to admire

Julie Blunt March 17, 2023
Xiran Jay Zhao’s novel breaks the patriarchal misogyny in media
The Sacramento State women’s basketball face off in the March Madness tournament for the first time ever against UCLA on Saturday in Los Angeles. The Hornets have already set a school record in wins with their conference tournament victory, but Sac State looks to continue the historic season.

Photos by: Megan Cai - Daily Bruin and Lucas Monteros. 

GIF made in Canva by Jack Freeman

PREVIEW: Sac State women’s basketball ready for historic clash with UCLA

Myla Booth March 16, 2023
Sac State women’s basketball in the No. 13 seed prepare to face UCLA in No. 4 seed this Saturday in their first NCAA tournament
 The WEAVE headquarters located in Midtown on March 14, 2023. With Sacramento State hiring a second advocate, the current advocate will work remotely in Midtown while the new advocate works on campus.

Sac State hires second confidential advocate for sexual assault support

Justine Chahal March 16, 2023
WEAVE hired a new confidential advocate specialized in supporting survivors at Sac State.
Andrew Yang, Sac State’s first coordinator for the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Center, hanging out in the APIDA Center lounge in Lassen Hall on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023. Yang aims to encourage students to join the APIDA Center and offer support services such as scholarships and internships.

‘We are the product of everyone who has supported us’

Jasmine Ascencio March 15, 2023
Andrew Yang, a first-generation Hmong-American, is Sac State’s first APIDA Center Coordinator.
Midterm season is right around the corner for Sac State students. The State Hornet shares its tips and tricks. (Graphic made in Canva by Hailey Valdivia).

The State Hornet’s 2023 midterm survival guide

Hailey Valdivia March 15, 2023
With midterms right around the corner, staff writer Hailey Valdivia has compiled a list of tips and tricks to get you through!
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