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Sac State not investigating fraternity aspect of student’s death

Sac State not investigating fraternity aspect of student’s death

Margherita Beale, Managing editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, Instagram, News

Sacramento State will not be involved in the investigation of the student who died following a pellet gun shooting Friday morning, university officials said. The student was identified as William Molina, a 21-year-old business major and active member of the university's Pi Kappa Alpha chapter. ...

Sac State alumnus receives Pulitzer for investigating Trump’s finances

Sac State alumnus receives Pulitzer for investigating Trump’s finances

Ashton Byers

April 15, 2019


Filed under Featured, News

Sacramento State alumnus and former State Hornet writer Russ Buettner received a Pulitzer Prize Monday for his reporting on President Donald Trump’s financial history. Buettner and colleagues David Barstow and Susanne Craig of The New York Times are among the 2019 Pulitzer Prize award winners for exp...

Video: Sac State students, faculty react to RateMyProfessors

Video: Sac State students, faculty react to RateMyProfessors

Kelly Kiernan

April 15, 2019


Filed under Featured, News, Video

There are 2,982 Sacramento State professors listed on ratemyprofessors.com, a website where students can write reviews about professors and rate them in different categories.   Do you use https://t.co/IrO3Yg7kg6 when registering for classes at Sac State? @TheStateHornet @sacstate @ratemypr...

Sac State students gather for vigil to mourn death of William Molina

Sac State students gather for vigil to mourn death of William Molina

Mitchel Bobo and Dominic Vitiello

April 15, 2019


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Sacramento State community members gathered Sunday night to honor the memory of 21-year-old student William Molina with a candlelight vigil. Molina was killed by a pellet gun early Friday morning at an “off-campus gathering,” the university said in a press release. Emergency services arrived at...

Sac State freshman from Norway leading men’s tennis team

Sac State freshman from Norway leading men’s tennis team

Robert Moon

April 13, 2019


Filed under Featured, Instagram, Sports, Tennis

Originally from Stavanger, Norway, freshman Johannes Gjerdaker joined the Sacramento State men’s tennis team in the fall 2018 semester and has led his team to a successful season so far. Currently 11-5 this season in singles, Gjerdaker is tied with Sac State junior Hermont Legaspi (11-7) for the...

UNIQUE’s 40th anniversary closes with concert featuring Kel Mitchell, YBN Cordae

UNIQUE’s 40th anniversary closes with concert featuring Kel Mitchell, YBN Cordae

Nicholas Corey

April 13, 2019


Filed under Culture, Featured, Instagram, Music

The DJ had been hyping up a restless Sacramento State audience for over 25 minutes. There was one thought on everyone's mind — where is YBN Cordae? Loud music started to play. The song is “Scottie Pippen,” by YBN Cordae, real name Cordae Dunston. As it began, waving hands and Dunston’s re...

Sac State hosts eighth annual Out of the Darkness walk

Sac State hosts eighth annual Out of the Darkness walk

Jose Fabian and Eric Jaramishian

April 12, 2019


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Sacramento State hosted its eighth annual Out of the Darkness walk to raise awareness and money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Thursday evening. Participants held up posters with names and photos in remembrance of those lost to suicide. The march began at The WELL, making its way ...

Sac State student killed at ‘off-campus gathering,’ university says

Sac State student killed at ‘off-campus gathering,’ university says

Claire Morgan

April 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

A Sacramento State student was shot and killed in a pellet gun shooting Friday morning, according to the university and the Sacramento Police Department. The student was identified in Sac State’s press release as 21-year-old William Molina. “Will was a business major with an emphasis in en...

Sac State 2019 ASI election results announced

Sac State 2019 ASI election results announced

Jordan Silva-Benham and Ronaldo Gomez

April 11, 2019


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Christian Miguel Landaverde and Jennifer Gross were elected President and Executive Vice President for the 2019-20 school year after Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. elections held on Tuesday and Wednesday. As opposed to last year’s ASI presidential election, where only one ticket ran,...

RESULTS: Best of Sac State 2019

RESULTS: Best of Sac State 2019

The State Hornet staff

April 9, 2019


Filed under Best of Sac State, Campus, Featured, Instagram, News

Over the past several weeks, The State Hornet has conducted an extensive poll of members of the Sacramento State community about dozens of their likes — and a few of their dislikes. Where does the Sac State community like to eat and study? What are our favorite professors, majors and clubs? What...

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