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Senior guard Jazmin Carrasco prepares to pass the ball into the paint at the Hornets’ game against Eastern Washington at the Nest on Jan. 20, 2022. Carrasco and the Hornets would get their second win in a row after defeating Eastern Washington 59-49.

Sacramento State women’s basketball team dominates Eastern Washington in 59-49 win

John Cabales January 22, 2022
Sac State women’s basketball showed dominance on defense to secure their second win in a row and also their second win in the Big Sky.
Graduate guard Lianna Tillman handles the ball at the top of the key in a 75-46 loss against UC Davis at the Golden 1 Center on Nov. 23, 2021. Tillman was a key player in Sac State’s defeat of Portland State University 70-58 on Saturday, Jan 15, 2021.

Sac State women’s basketball earns first Big Sky win: 70-58 against Portland State

John Cabales January 19, 2022
Sac State women’s basketball earns 70-58 win against Portland State, marking their first win of this season under Big Sky. Read the recap:
Graduate guard Lianna Tillman dribbling the ball down court in the Hornets Nest on Jan. 10, 2022. The Hornets lost to Northern Arizona University 68-57, Lianna finished the game with 21 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists.

Sac State women’s basketball team suffers 68-57 loss against Northern Arizona

John Cabales January 15, 2022
The Hornets’ slow start in their Big Sky game against Northern Arizona was too much to overcome in the fourth quarter.
The university union pictured during the COVID-19 pandemic Oct. 25, 2020. Sacramento State announced the Spring 2022 semester would begin virtually during a surge of cases in Sacramento County. (Madeleine Beck)

Sac State announces virtual instruction for first two weeks of spring semester

Jordan Parker, editor in chief January 4, 2022
Sacramento State announced that students will mostly have virtual instruction from January 24 to February 6 due to the Omicron variant surge.
Sacramento State’s anti-racism and inclusion convocation was moved to Feb. 14, 2022, to discuss anti-racism on campus. The convocation was supposedly moved  due to “scheduling conflicts” according to President Robert Nelsen. Photo in background taken by Patrick Posuniak. Graphic made in Canva by Ayaana Williams.

Sac State president announces new date for anti-racism and inclusion convocation

Dominique Williams December 6, 2021
Sacramento State’s anti-racism and inclusion convocation has been rescheduled for Feb. 14, 2022, President Robert Nelsen announced via SacSend Monday. This is the second rescheduling of the event, as the convocation was originally scheduled for September 2021 and previously rescheduled for Feb. 25, 2022.
Junior quarterback Jake Dunniway (12) and senior wide receiver Isaiah Gable (4) embrace after losing to South Dakota State on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. The Hornets hosted a second-round playoff game against the Jackrabbits.

Sac State football falls to South Dakota State in 24-19 second round loss

Brandon Bailey December 4, 2021
Sac State football lost 24-19 after scoring 19 unanswered points and coming up short against South Dakota State. The Jackrabbits sealed the game on a fourth and inches rushing attempt.
Sophomore running back Marcus Fulcher (9) finds the edge versus UC Davis’ sophomore linebacker Calvin Mouisset (46) for a first down on November 20th 2021at UC Davis Health Stadium.The Hornets will face-off against the Jackrabbits for their most important game of the season on Saturday at Hornet Stadium.

Preview: Sac State football begins chase for national championship

Brandon Bailey December 3, 2021
Sac State is set to take on South Dakota State for their first matchup in the playoffs as they chase a national championship.
Enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation and president of Sac State’s Ensuring Native Indians Traditions Club, Amanda Croteau, as well as members of the Native community at Sacramento State and Sacramento, discuss how they feel about land acknowledgments and the Native lands that Sac State occupies. Sac State is located on Miwok, Maidu and Nisenan land. Photo of Croteau taken by Chrissy Martinez. Graphic created in Canva by Mercy Sosa.

Looking beyond land acknowledgements: Sac State’s history sitting on Native land

Chrissy Martinez and Odin Rasco December 2, 2021
Members of the many Native communities at Sacramento State, in Sacramento and beyond discuss how they feel about land acknowledgments and the Native lands that Sac State occupies. Sac State is located on Miwok, Maidu and Nisenan land.
Provost Steve Perez speaks to the Faculty Senate in the University Union at Sacramento State on Thursday, March 12, 2020. Perez is departing Sac State to become interim president at San José State University, according to a SacSend from President Robert Nelsen. Photo of Perez taken by Rahul Lal. Graphic made in Canva by Ayaana Williams.

Sac State provost to depart university, serve as San José State interim president

Alex Muegge, copy editor November 22, 2021
Sacramento State Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Steve Perez will be departing the university effective Jan. 3 after over 20 years to become interim president at San José State University, according to a SacSend from Sac State President Robert Nelsen.
David Moore stands outside of Sacramento State’s Tahoe Hall on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021. As one of the only Black professors in business administration at Sac State, Moore said he has experienced more “coldness in isolation” after speaking out about his experience being racially profiled.

‘Stop being afraid’: Black faculty urge Sac State to call out campus racism

Keyshawn Davis, Emma Hall, and Dominique Williams November 18, 2021
The State Hornet spoke with several current and former Black faculty members on their insight about racism at Sac State.
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