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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

Sac State wide receiver Dewey Cotton (17) looks for a running lane in between his linemen Brandon Weldon (78) and Thomas Parker (79) against Cal in the first half at California Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. The Hornets fell to the Bears 42-30, dropping their record on the season to 1-2.

Cal’s offensive attack too much for Sac State football to overcome in second consecutive loss

Brandon Bailey September 18, 2021
The Hornets lose for the second straight week as they fail to stop a balanced Cal offense in a 42-30 loss.
FILE PHOTO: Catherine Nigro, registered nurse for the Student Health Center, prepares for the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to be distributed to students and faculty in the Brown Bag room in the Union on Jan. 28, 2021. Sac State Vice President of Student Affairs Ed Mills said that professors have “not yet” been emailed a list of their students who missed the COVID-19 vaccine certification deadline.

Sac State struggles to deny campus access to students who missed vaccination deadline

Camryn Dadey, news editor September 16, 2021
While 2,206 Sacramento State students have still failed to certify their COVID-19 vaccination status and are denied access to campus, Sac State Vice President of Student Affairs Ed Mills told The State Hornet that professors have “not yet” been emailed a list of their students who were now denied access to campus.
(File photo) Sacramento State students walking on campus by Mendocino Hall in September 2019. 4,306 Sac State students failed to meet the Sept. 13 deadline to self-certify their COVID-19 vaccination status, according to an email from Vice President of Student Affairs Ed Mills.

Sac State denies campus access to 4,306 students after failing to certify COVID-19 vaccination status

Camryn Dadey, news editor September 14, 2021
4,306 Sac State students failed to meet the Sept. 13 deadline to self-certify their COVID-19 vaccination status and are now denied access to campus, according to an email from Vice President of Student Affairs Ed Mills.
Sac State quarterback Asher OHara (10) looks to throw a pass during the home opener against the University of Northern Iowa on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. The Hornets lost the game 34-16 after turning the ball over six times.

Sac State football loses home opener after offensive struggles

Brandon Bailey September 11, 2021
Sacramento State loses in their home opener against Northern Iowa 34-16 as the Hornets turn the ball over six times.
Aladria Brown stands outside of the university theater on Saturday, May 8, 2021. As ASI’s next director of arts and letters, she plans to collaborate with all departments and bring new ideas to Sac State.

Sac State theatre students call for change, reflect on department’s past with systemic racism

Emma Hall, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Editor September 9, 2021
Theatre students at Sac State push for department change rather than performative statements.
California’s gubernatorial recall election will take place on Sept. 14. Voters will decide if Gov. Gavin Newsom will be removed from office or finish out his term, which ends Jan. 2, 2023. Graphic by Anh Nguyen in Canva.

FAQ: What to know about California’s gubernatorial recall election

Camryn Dadey, news editor September 8, 2021
As the California gubernatorial recall election approaches, The State Hornet compiled answers to frequently asked questions about the recall, how to vote and where to vote in Sacramento.
Sacramento State Tight End Marshel Martin (16), helps his quarterback Asher OHara up at end of the play. OHara connected with Martin twice to give the Hornets their only two touchdowns of the game against Dixie State University Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021.

Sac State begins title defense with victory against Dixie State

Brandon Bailey September 4, 2021
Sacramento State won 19-7 against Dixie State in their first game of the season on Saturday.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion editor, Emma Hall, pens an open letter detailing the section’s mission and goals for the fall semester. Hall also shares the results of our summer audit and The State Hornet’s goal of having half of each story’s section focused on underrepresented communities. Graphic created in Canva.

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Welcome to the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion section

Emma Hall, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Editor September 3, 2021
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion editor, Emma Hall, introduces our newest section with goals for increasing diversity in The State Hornet’s coverage.
Sacramento State senior wide receiver Dewey Cotton catches a pass as he attempts to score against the opposing defense in practice. The Hornets prepare for their season debut against Dixie State this Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021.

PREVIEW: How Sac State’s football team is preparing for the 2021 season

Brandon Bailey September 2, 2021
Sacramento State football returns after not playing in 2020 due to COVID-19. They face Dixie State this Saturday as they prepare to defend their Big Sky title.
(File photo) Nursing student Carmel Stewart (right) receives her first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in the Brown Bag Room of the University Union on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. The State Hornet compiled answers to frequently asked questions about the vaccine mandate and other COVID-19 safety protocols at Sac State.

FAQ: What to know about the COVID-19 vaccine mandate at Sac State

Camryn Dadey, news editor September 1, 2021
With the Sept. 13 deadline for Sac State students to certify their vaccination status quickly approaching, The State Hornet compiled answers to frequently asked questions about the vaccine mandate and other COVID-19 safety protocols on campus.
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