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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor


The on-campus location for Sacramento State auxiliary organization CapRadio, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023. According to a California State University audit, the organization has not paid rent for the space since their lease was terminated in September of 2022.

BREAKING: CSU audit uncovers CapRadio’s unpaid rent and loans

Jacob Peterson, News Editor September 27, 2023
Financial and administrative mismanagement were the highlights of an audit on CapRadio by the CSU.
Sacramento County Sheriff deputies on the scene of an arrest following a pursuit of a stolen vehicle by Parking Structure 5, Monday, Sept. 25, 2023. A deputy on the scene said the damage to the vehicle occurred due to it hitting a pole.

BREAKING: Stolen vehicle pursuit ends with arrest on campus

Jenn Galinato, Staffer September 25, 2023
A suspect was arrested at Parking Structure 5, following pursuit from the Sacramento County Sheriff.
Sacramento State celebrates their win after beating Stanford 30-23 at Stanford Stadium on September 16th, 2023. The Hornets move on to 3-0 on the season after their revenge game against Troy Taylor.

‘They can have him’: Sac State chops down Stanford in a classic

Jack Freeman, Sports Editor September 16, 2023
The Sacramento State Hornets stun former head coach Troy Taylor in an upset against Stanford.
The California Faculty Association and other protestors stand outside the California State University’s Chancellors Office in Long Beach, California Wednesday Sept. 13, 2023. The CSU Board of Trustees approved a multi-year 6% tuition increase beginning fall 2024. (Photo courtesy of Michael Lee-Chang)

BREAKING: CSU Board of Trustees approves tuition increase proposal

Analah Wallace and Jenn Galinato September 13, 2023
The California State University Board of Trustees voted to pass the proposed five-year tuition increase.
Senior safety Eian Moore leads the Sacramento State Hornets out of the tunnel for their first home game of the season Saturday Sept. 9, 2023. Sac State’s defense dominated the game, shutting down Texas A&M-Commerce’s offense holding them to six points.

Sac State puts on defensive clinic against Texas A&M-Commerce

Jack Freeman, Sports Editor September 10, 2023
Sacramento State’s Hornets shut down Texas A&M-Commerce in front of 12,000 Hornet fans.
Nida Niazy appears in court for sentencing at the Sacramento County Superior Court Friday Aug. 25, 2023. Niazy faces time in state prison for sexual assaults committed in 2022 before fleeing to Europe.

BREAKING: Sac State sexual assault suspect sentenced to two-year prison sentence

Jacob Peterson August 25, 2023
Nida Niazy will only be charged with assault while being forced to pay restitution to the victims as part of a plea deal.
Junior quarterback Kaiden Bennett takes a snap during redzone drills in Sacramento on Aug. 23, 2023. Bennett is competing with junior quarterback Carson Camp for the starting job this season.

PREVIEW: A new era dawns on Sac State football before 2023 season

Jack Freeman, Sports Editor August 23, 2023
Sacramento State football season is just around the corner; see how the Hornets can maintain success in 2023
The California State Auditor releases a report on the California State University’s handling of sexual harassment allegations Tuesday, July 18, 2023. The report found the CSU had mishandled several investigations, including closing cases without formal investigations that warranted them. (Graphic created in Canva by Alyssa Branum)

State audit finds CSU mishandled sexual harassment investigations

Jacob Peterson July 18, 2023
An audit of the California State University found severe mishandling of sexual harassment investigations.
The Office of Equal Opportunity in Del Norte Hall, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023. According to the Title IX assessment report for Sacramento State, many students were not aware where the office is located on campus.

CSU Title IX report reveals system-wide problems

Jacob Peterson and Chris Woodard July 17, 2023
The assessment found issues with California State University’s understaffing and lack of consistent guidelines.
Mildred García will be the 11th Chancellor of the CSU following an open session of the board, Wednesday, July 12, 2023. García has served as president of CSU Fullerton and CSU Dominguez Hills. (Graphic created in Canva by Jacob Peterson, photo courtesy of

BREAKING: CSU Board of Trustees announces new Chancellor

Jacob Peterson July 12, 2023
The California State University Board of Trustees selects Mildred García as the new chancellor of the CSU.
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