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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

Student news without fear or favor


Where to eat on a student budget?: Low-cost options around Sac State

Jessica Shona-Stewart May 13, 2024
Eating out as a college student shouldn’t have to be expensive. Students share their favorite affordable eats near and on campus and what they order.
Mia Settles-Tidwell introduces a workshop session of the Antiracism and Inclusivity Campus Action Plan showcase in the Union Ballroom Monday, March 25, 2024. Settles-Tidwell has been at Sac State since 2021, serving on a number of campus initiatives as university diversity officer.

Mia Settles-Tidwell bids farewell to Sac State

Jada Portillo, Staffer May 10, 2024
Mia Settles-Tidwell, the vice president for Inclusive Excellence and university diversity officer, leaves Sac State with a farewell letter to The State Hornet.
The State Hornet’s spring 2024 second quarter audit reports on the diversity of coverage published by The State Hornet. While some areas have made improvements in coverage, there are still ways to build upon our Latinx/Hispanic community. (Graphic created in Canva by Julianna Rodriguez)

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Spring 2024 midway audit results

Julianna Rodriguez, DEI Editor April 29, 2024
The State Hornet releases its spring midway audit of the spring semester, continuing the publication’s commitment to providing diverse coverage that accurately and consistently reflects our audience.
Humanities and child development librarian Ántonia Peigahi at Sac State stands by the User Services desk at the University Library Tuesday, March 26, 2024. Though Peigahi’s office is located in the library, she spends most of her time interacting with colleagues and students while on campus.

Beyond the books: A Sac State librarian’s significant impact on campus

Micah Yip, Staffer April 16, 2024
Sac State’s faculty leader Ántonia Peigahi, shares her story of accepting her racial and gender identity, her pursuit of higher education and social justice work on campus.
The ‘BECOMING’ mural is a central focal point of the murals revealed near the University Union and was created by Heather Hogan, a professor at Sacramento City College Wednesday, April 10, 2024. The murals are the second installment of the university’s “A Place of Belonging Murals” multiyear mural project.

A brush with legacy: Campus mural art unveiling marks a milestone

Jenn Galinato, Staffer April 16, 2024
As a part of Sac State’s commitment to fostering change toward an antiracist and inclusive campus plan, seven new murals were unveiled.
Women’s Resource Center program coordinator Stephanie Alcala stands outside the entrance to the center’s room Wednesday, March 27, 2024. Alcala is a student at Sacramento State, mother and has been working at the resource center for just under a year.

The Women’s Resource Center provides students a sanctuary

Ismael Martinez Castillo and Maddie Thielke April 10, 2024
The Women’s Resource Center has been at Sac State for over 40 years providing women on campus access to basic necessities and creating a safe space for encouragement, advice and open discussion.
The Office of Equal Opportunities hosts the second annual Sexual Assault Awareness Day of Action fair in the Library Quad Tuesday, April 2, 2024. The fair featured various booths educating students about Sexual Assault Awareness Month and of ways to prevent sexual assault.

Sac State’s Day of Action provides support, resources for sexual assault survivors

Christa Ison and Jocelyn Hill April 5, 2024
Sac State’s Office of Equal Opportunity second annual Day of Action fair provided students a safe space to promote sexual assault awareness
Students protest for trans rights in front of Amador Hall against Turning Point USA’s event featuring former collegiate swimmer Paula Scanlan Tuesday, April 2, 2024. Various student groups attended the protest such as Allied Students for Justice, Lavender Alliance and Students for Quality Education at Sac State.

Sac State trans rights advocates protest in opposition to Turning Point USA speaker

Micah Yip, staffer April 3, 2024
Sac State’s Turning Point USA chapter turns heads with club guest speaker event, leading to a student-led protest.
Sac State PRIDE Center’s main wall mural, welcoming students and faculty upon entry July 20, 2023.​ The center provides students with school support, mental health resources and off campus connections to programs in the greater Sacramento community.

PRIDE Center coordinator and director positions remain vacant after both stepped down

Julianna Rodriguez, DEI Editor April 2, 2024
The former PRIDE Center coordinator stepped down the first week of spring semester, leaving a spot vacant at Sac State.
Womens History Month is the annual observance where we highlight the historical and societal contributions many women throughout history have made. This years theme is those who have advocated for diversity, equity and inclusion.

Women’s History Month 2024

Julianna Rodriguez, DEI Editor March 31, 2024
The State Hornet has put together a page dedicated to the content produced this Women's History Month, including spotlighting female rising stars in media and those in the Sacramento community.
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