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The State Hornet

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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

Adria Watson, Author

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Business administration major Rosa Garcia and her daughter outside of Alpine Hall at Sacramento State Saturday, Dec. 8. Garcia is one of the more than 10 percent of students at Sac State who are juggling being a parent and a student — on top of many other roles.

Sac State director advocates for often forgotten student population: parents

Ten percent of Sac State students have children dependents, but many say they aren’t getting the resources they need
January 22, 2019

Sacramento State student Rosa Garcia was brought to the U.S. from Guadalajara, Mexico when she was 7 years old. She said she wanted to go to college right after high school, but because of her residential...

Video surveillance shows the vehicle that four women drove when they were suspected to have broken into 30 cars at Sacramento State. The incident occurred in Lot 10 Monday, Oct. 1 between 3:25 and 3:45 a.m., according to a crime alert.

One woman arrested following 30 vehicle break-in at Sac State

Three other women are still at large, campus police say
October 4, 2018

One woman was arrested Tuesday in connection to the 30 vehicle break-ins at Sacramento State that occurred Monday morning, according to a crime alert sent by campus police.   Cherridy Colter,...

Video surveillance shows the vehicle that four women drove when they were suspected to have broken into 30 cars at Sacramento State. The incident occurred in Lot 10 Monday, Oct. 1 between 3:25 and 3:45 a.m., according to a crime alert.

30 vehicles broken into early Monday at Sac State

Four suspects have been identified and being sought after, police say
October 1, 2018

Sacramento State Police are looking for four female suspects involved in a series of vehicle window smash thefts that occurred early Monday morning, according to a crime alert. Sac State Police Chief...

Sacramento resident Avenesh Mal, 32, was arrested in connection to  a collision that killed a Sacramento State student Friday.

Man arrested in connection to collision that killed Sac State student

September 19, 2018

Sacramento Police arrested a man involved in a two-car collision in the Freeport area Friday that killed a Sacramento State freshman. Sacramento resident Avenesh Mal, 32, has been charged with vehicular...

Sacramento resident Matthew Long waives an American flag and Blue Lives Matter flag during the Cop Expo Shut Down at the Sacramento Convention Center Tuesday, Sept. 18. Long said he was there in honor of friend Sacramento County Sheriffs Deputy Mark Stasyuk who was shot and killed Monday, Sept. 17 while on duty.

[Photo] GALLERY: Protesters clash outside statewide law enforcement expo

September 18, 2018

Sacramento resident Matthew Long waives an American flag and Blue Lives Matter flag during the Cop Expo Shut Down at the Sacramento Convention Center Tuesday, Sept. 18. Long said he was there in honor...

#SacStateSays: What has been your experience with student housing? And if you dont live in student housing, why not?

#SacStateSays: What has been your experience with student housing? And if you don’t live in student housing, why not?

September 19, 2018

Deciding between living on campus, finding off-campus student housing, getting an apartment or commuting to school can be a tough choice. We asked students around campus what their experience has been...

The GoFundMe page set up by Alejandro Gonzalez’s family. Family and friends confirmed via social media that the Sac State freshmen died in a car collision on Freeport Boulevard and McAllister Avenue Friday, Sept. 14.

Crash victim identified as Sac State student through social media

September 17, 2018

A Sacramento State freshman has been identified via social media as the victim of a two-car collision in the Freeport area Friday night. Friends and family indicated on social media that Alejandro Gonzalez...

New satellite campus provides access to capital connections

September 14, 2018

Two weeks into the inaugural semester for Sacramento State’s new downtown extension campus, the outlook for 304 S St. is promising, department chairs say. The Department of Public Policy and Administration...

Faculty and staff in the Sacramento State Chemistry Department said that chemistry professor Patrick Sparks, who died over the weekend, had an easygoing personality and was always smiling.

Sac State Chemistry Department faces loss after professor dies unexpectedly

September 5, 2018

The Sacramento State Chemistry Department learned Tuesday that one of their longtime colleagues died unexpectedly. When chemistry professor Patrick Sparks, 71, did not show up to his CHEM 1B class Tuesday,...

#SacStateSays: With the prices of daily parking going up, what would you like to see the money go toward?

#SacStateSays: With the prices of daily parking going up, what would you like to see the money go toward?

August 31, 2018

Paying for a semester of classes and books is already hard enough, that’s why students take to buying daily parking passes to help lighten the financial load. But as with anything else at college, the...

The victim being treated by paramedics.

Large tree branch falls on woman at Sac State

Victim released by paramedics at scene
August 29, 2018

A large tree branch fell on a woman today in front of the library at Sacramento State while student organizations were tabling during Weeks of Welcome. According to campus police, a call came...

A man drove a stolen CHP car onto campus on Friday.

Man drives stolen CHP car to Sac State, police say

August 17, 2018

A man drove a stolen California Highway Patrol car onto Sacramento State’s campus  Friday at 12:30 p.m., according to the Sacramento State Police Department. Police say they apprehended the suspect,...

Beyonce performs during the 2016 Formation World Tour at the Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina on May 3, 2016. She and husband Jay-Z took fans by surprise with the release of their powerful and unfiltered joint album “Everything Is Love”.

OPINION: Beyonce and Jay-Z stop the world with “Everything Is Love”

June 18, 2018

Beyonce continues to leave our lives in shambles; since the surprise release of her self-titled visual album in 2013, she has refused to slow down to let devout fans process everything and catch our breath....

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