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OPINION: A badge doesn’t make police exempt from the law

OPINION: A badge doesn’t make police exempt from the law

Jordan Parker

May 31, 2020

What is justice? Justice is a police officer being arrested, tried and thrown in jail for their criminal actions. If an officer commits a crime, they become a criminal just like an ordinary person committing a crime would be. We need justice not only for George Floyd, but all of the victims of police...

Sac State professor apologizes for video featuring racial slurs, petition circulates for his removal

A Facebook video posted Friday, May 1 went viral, showing a Sac State professor and a woman arguing with their neighbors. The man in the video was identified as Tim Ford by university administrators.

Madeleine Beck and Chris Wong

May 8, 2020

On the heels of an official university response condemning the incident, the Sacramento State professor seen in a viral video confrontation with his neighbors apologized for his wife’s use of a racial slur. The video — originally posted to Facebook on May 1 by Sac State professor Tim Ford’s neighb...

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April 26, 2020

Maintaining mental health is crucial while sheltering at home and it can be done by incorporating several practices:  Take a break from the virtual Plessas said that getting outside a little, yoga, breathing techniques, meditation, making a gratitude list everyday and thinking about the positive si...

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April 26, 2020

Physical activity is an important aspect of staying healthy mentally and physically while sheltering at home. “I get in funks, when there's like nothing to do and I'm feeling lazy, I'm not feeling great and every time I make myself work out, I feel so much better,” Plessas said. “The hormon...

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April 26, 2020

An important part of being healthy under the shelter-at-home order is eating healthy. There are several ways you can do this:  Use portion control Nancy Hamler, a nutrition professor and emergency room physician assistant, gave tips on how to maintain a nutritious diet at home. Hamler said the industr...

Credit/no credit, ABC/no credit options opened for Sac State students

Sac State Students can now choose their preferred grading systems on a class-by-class basis. Screenshot via student center.

Madeleine Beck, Deputy Copy Editor

April 23, 2020

The different grading systems Sacramento State previously announced are now available for students to select, according to an email sent to students by the Division of Student Affairs Thursday.  To choose their preferred grading system, students can log onto their student center through their My Sa...

CRIME MAP: Laptop burglar at Kadema Hall thwarted Thursday

CRIME MAP: Laptop burglar at Kadema Hall thwarted Thursday

Erick Salgado

April 22, 2020

Every week The State Hornet compiles crimes recorded in the campus crime log into a map detailing their location and current status. Five crimes were reported in the Sacramento State Police Department’s crime log for the week ending on April 18.  Three of these crimes were burglaries, one of t...

How to stay fit while staying inside

Graphic by Savannah Solley

Savannah Solley

April 14, 2020

With the spread of COVID-19 causing a statewide shelter-in-place order and closing all health clubs and studios, the Sacramento State fitness community has gotten creative with staying fit while staying inside.  “My sister and I have been doing our own at-home workouts to stay active,” said Ash...

Sac State’s annual Out of the Darkness Campus Walk goes virtual

Jessica Fong, a Sac State art major, made a poster that says

Piper Haitsuka

April 10, 2020

Sacramento State’s ninth annual Out of the Darkness Campus Walk to promote suicide awareness and prevention took place virtually Thursday, using social media platforms as a replacement for an in-person gathering. The walk allows students to unite by making signs, sharing testimonials and walking to...

INFOGRAPHIC: What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

INFOGRAPHIC: What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

Alexis Perales

April 3, 2020

It's easy to be afraid during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of the symptoms of COVID-19 are commonly experienced, including coughing, tiredness and a fever. How do you know whether you are experiencing a cold, allergies or something more serious, such as COVID-19? Check out this infographic to know ...

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