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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor


A graduate salutes to family in a crowded Golden 1 Center during their commencement for Sac State, May 23, 2023. A goal of the Black Student Success Task Force is to offer numerous resources to increase the amount of Black students earning a degree.

Sac State launches Black Success Initiative and Black Honors College

Mia Huss, Micah Yip, and Sharmarke Holif February 29, 2024
Sac State’s new Black Success Initiative and Black Honors College will work to improve Black students’ experience in and out of the classroom.
The Sacramento State sign covered with a banner at the on-campus CFA strike Jan. 22, 2024. The majority of CFA members voted in favor of the tentative agreement which extends into the upcoming academic term. (Photo by Alyssa Branum, Graphic created in Canva by Analah Wallace)

CFA votes to ratify tentative agreement

Jenn Galinato, Staffer February 19, 2024
California Faculty Association announced the results of their vote for the tentative agreement proposed by California State University’s management, with 76% of the membership voting to approve.
Students were led on a timeline of history told through the lens of historical artifacts in the University Union’s Ballroom, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024. “The True Black History Museum” is a traveling history exhibit documenting the momentous achievements made by Black Americans.

‘The True Black History Museum’: Instilling knowledge, awareness and pride

Julianna Rodriguez, DEI Editor February 17, 2024
From Kamala Harris to Aretha Franklin, “The True Black History Museum” captured the true essence of achievement for Black Americans throughout history.
The California Faculty Association planned a weeklong statewide strike from Jan. 22 -26, but was cut to just a day after a tentative agreement with California State University was reached. A vote about the ratification of the agreement between CFA and CSU took place between Feb. 12-18. (Graphic created in Canva by Julianna Rodriguez)

CFA tentative agreement: A step in the right direction

Mia Huss and Usamah Hammour February 16, 2024
After a one-day strike across the state and an upcoming vote in February, CFA shares its sentiment on the social justice impacts of a tentative agreement.

STINGER SOUND SESSIONS: The Color Wild perform a semi-unplugged set of catchy tunes

Cristian Gonzalez February 14, 2024
The Sacramento pop brotherhood takes us from bedroom vibes to metropolis moods.
Students for Justice in Palestine and Arab Student Union’s inaugural banquet showcased flags throughout the evening in the Union Ballroom Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024. One of the flags is the Palestinian flag in black, white and green stripes with a red triangle, which has been displayed by people around the world for over 120 days, as a protest against what is happening to the people of Gaza.

Sac State hosts first SJP and ASU banquet

Micah Yip and Jocelyn Hill February 13, 2024
Sacramento State’s Students for Justice in Palestine and Arab Student Union joined together for their first annual banquet last Saturday.
In Asian culture, Lunar New Year marks a time for renewal and abundance. It is a time when communities spend the next two weeks ringing in the new year through festivals, food and communal gatherings. (Graphic created in Canva by Micah Yip)

Ring in the Lunar New Year with these can’t-miss events

Micah Yip, staffer February 9, 2024
Lunar New Year 2024 is just around the corner. Here are several Sacramento events to celebrate the Year of the Dragon.
The Teamsters Local 10 union participated in the wage strike alongside the California Faculty Association on Dec. 7, 2023. Notable members of the union were spotted protesting and giving speeches in support of better pay and working conditions.

BREAKING: Teamsters call off strike with the CFA

Analah Wallace, News Editor January 20, 2024
Teamsters Local 10 plans to call off the Jan. 22-26 strike with the California Faculty Association after coming to an agreement with California State University.

STINGER SOUND SESSIONS: Pregnant delivers song babies to the newsroom

Cristian Gonzalez December 15, 2023
Sacramento-based internationally-touring experimental pop group Pregnant croon in the newsroom.
Redshirt sophomore guard Benthe Versteeg attempts to drive past her defender against the Matadors at The Nest Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023. Versteeg had a team high nine assists.

Sac State snaps season-long losing streak against Northridge

Jahson Nahal, Staffer December 6, 2023
The Sacramento State women’s basketball team finally got themselves in the win column after a 10-point win over Northridge
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