The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor
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


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion editor, Hannah Asuncion audits the coverage at The State Hornet midway through the fall semester. Asuncion shares the improvements within each sections and which need more coverage for next time. Graphic created in Canva by Mercy Sosa.

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Fall 2022 midway audit results

Hannah Asuncion, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Editor December 1, 2022
The State Hornet continues its diversity audit since the implementation of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion section three semesters ago.
Sac State football and fans holding up the Big Sky Conference trophy in celebration of the Hornets clinching a share of the title after a 27-21 win against UC Davis Saturday, Nov.19, 2022, at Hornet Field. The Hornets also clinched home-field advantage throughout the 2202 FCS playoffs with the defeat of the Aggies.

‘Job’s not finished’: Sac State football holds off Aggies in 68th Causeway Classic victory

Jack Freeman, Football Beat Writer November 19, 2022
Hornets keep dream season alive with third straight Causeway Classic win
(L-R)Philosophy Lecturer and CFA Membership and Organizing Co-Chair Jonathan Chen, Assistant Art Professor Mya Dosch and Sacramento City College student Pascal Dao running a CFA awareness booth outside the Sacramento State Library Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. The booth was meant to spread awareness on recent salary increases for the highest earners in the CSU system.

Sac State faculty, California Faculty Association members on compensation inequality

Stacy Hanson and Johnathan Rutz November 18, 2022

Covered in snacks and handmade posters, tables are arranged in the Sacramento State Library forum to entice students to stop by. Dressed in bright red California Faculty Association T-shirts and massive...

The Sacramento Police department released this photo of Nida Muhammad Niazy, also known as ‘Zayn’, on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2022. Niazy is the suspect of two sexual assaults that occurred on and off campus and is not enrolled at Sac State. (Photo courtesy of Sac State PD).

BREAKING: Sexual assault suspect ‘Zayn’ identified by Sacramento State Police

Jacob Peterson and Gavin Hudson November 16, 2022
Nida Muhammad Niazy, 31, has not yet been located by police.
Graphic created in Canva.

Movie of the Year 2022

Jenelle Lum and Keyshawn Davis November 15, 2022
It’s time to vote for your favorite movie of 2022! Be sure to check back throughout the week for the daily lineup.
(L-R) Dr. Kengo Akiyama, Dr. Rita Cameron-Wedding, Rabbi Nancy Wechsler, Morgan Beatty and professor Harvey Stark serving as the first panel in the town hall meeting in the University Union on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022. Panelists discussed topics to provide space for collective healing and communal awareness.

Sacramento State holds town hall in response to antisemitism on campus

Gavin Hudson and Chris Woodard November 9, 2022
Sacramento State holds community forum to bring awareness to antisemitic activity around campus and beyond.
Tali Rosenberg outside the Riverfront Center on Wednesday, Oct.19, 2022. Rosenberg said she was hurt but not surprised about the incidents on campus.

‘I don’t think emails are enough’: Students denounce acts of campus antisemitism

Hailey Valdivia November 9, 2022
Sacramento State sent out campus-wide emails about multiple swastikas found nearby and on campus this semester. Some students reacted, while some were still unaware.
BREAKING: Women videotaped at bathroom in University Union

BREAKING: Women videotaped at bathroom in University Union

Julie Blunt November 7, 2022

A woman was videotaped in the restroom of the University Union at around 9:30 this morning, according to a press release sent by Sacramento State Police Department to students Monday at noon “The...

Graphic created in Canva.

Buzzin’ Dozen – Edition 1

State Hornet sports staff November 3, 2022
The State Hornet sports staff rank the top dozen athletes on campus.
Sac State President Robert Nelsen announced his retirement Wednesday morning. His retirement will begin July 1, 2023. (Photo courtesy of Sac State. Graphic made on Canva by Chris Woodard)

BREAKING: Sac State President Robert Nelsen announced July retirement

Chris Woodard November 2, 2022
Sacramento State President Robert S. Nelsen announces his retirement after seven years as the head of the university.
Load More Stories