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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor
Alec Ramey

Alec Ramey, staff writer

Alec Ramey has been with The State Hornet since spring 2021 when he entered as a general rotation staffer.Ramey hopes to graduate in spring 2022 and is also a musician.

All content by Alec Ramey

SAC STATE SAYS: Students react to in-person commencement announcement

December 8, 2021
Graduating Sac State students share their thoughts on the 2022 commencement being at the Golden 1 Center for the first time in two years.
Graphic created in Canva by Zachary Cimaglio and Mercy Sosa

OPINION: Top 5 underappreciated movie sequels

November 15, 2021
The first one is probably still better, but this list of underappreciated movie sequels from The State Hornet’s A&E section is still worth checking out:
The State Hornet’s Arts & Entertainment section present their top five choices on what they think are the weirdest Halloween movies. Graphic created in Canva.

Top 5 strangest horror films you’ll ever see.

October 30, 2021

With Halloween coming up on us faster than Michael Myers, the time is now for some spooky movies. That’s why the arts & entertainment section at The State Hornet has compiled a list of the weirdest,...

Sacramento State’s intermediate jazz ensemble rehearsing for an upcoming concert on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. The intermediate and advanced ensembles will be performing in Capistrano Hall on Thursday, Oct. 14.

Sac State jazz prepares for their first concert since return of in-person learning

Intermediate and advanced ensembles to perform at Capistrano Hall this week
October 13, 2021
Sac State’s jazz ensembles prepare to return in person for Thursday’s concert. The ensembles have been away from the concert hall for over a year due to COVID restrictions.
Sacramento State’s men’s soccer team celebrates the final goal of the game scored by sophomore forward Christo Cervantes at Hornet Field on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021. Sac State secured a 3-2 victory against UC Irvine for the first home win of the season during the Sac State men’s soccer program’s 50th anniversary celebration.

Sac State men’s soccer beats UC Irvine for first home win of the season

Hornets win during alumni anniversary celebration
October 3, 2021
Sac State men’s soccer picked up its first home victory of the season against UC Irvine in the program’s 50th anniversary celebration. Read more here:
(Left to right) Deputy Chief of Rutgers University police Michael Rein, Sacramento County Sheriff Captain Todd Henry and Sacramento County Sheriff Chief Deputy Chet Madison Jr. speak at virtual town halls discussing their candidacies for Sacramento State Chief of Police. Current Chief Mark Iwasa announced in March that he would be retiring over the summer. Photos taken via Zoom by Erick Salgado, Emma Hall and Alec Ramey. Graphic made in Canva.

3 Sac State Chief of Police candidates selected, speak at town halls

University chose two officers from Sac County Sheriff’s Office after nationwide search
May 21, 2021
After the announcement about Chief Mark Iwasa’s retirement, Sacramento State has selected three candidates to potentially replace him in the fall. This week, members of the university community met Deputy Chief of Rutgers University police Michael Rein, Sacramento County Sheriff Captain Todd Henry and Sacramento County Sheriff Deputy Chet Madison Jr.
It’s been over a year since all Sacramento State classes went remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many students are planning on returning to campus for the first time in the fall 2021 semester. The State Hornet compiled answers to frequently asked questions about the fall semester’s COVID-19 regulations, on-campus services and more. Graphic created in Canva.

FAQ: Everything you need to know about Sac State’s return to campus in fall 2021

May 17, 2021
It’s been over a year since all Sacramento State classes went remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many students are planning on returning to campus for the first time in the fall 2021 semester. The State Hornet compiled answers to frequently asked questions about the fall semester’s COVID-19 regulations, on-campus services and more.
Sacramento State is searching for the next chief of police after current chief Mark Iwasa announced his retirement. Vice President for Administration Jonathan Bowman said the search committee hopes to make a decision by the end of the spring semester or at the end of this coming summer.

Sac State’s police chief search continues amid criticism of recruiting firm

Current chief Mark Iwasa to retire this summer
May 5, 2021
After current Sacramento State police chief Mark Iwasa announced he will be retiring this summer, Sacramento State is searching for its next police chief.
Every week The State Hornet compiles crimes recorded in the campus crime log into a map detailing their location and current status.

CRIME MAP: 2 crimes occur on campus over the past week

Crime at Sac State from March 28 - April 3
April 9, 2021
Only two crimes were reported at Sacramento State from March 28 - April 3.

Photo Caption: McKenna Smith sets up for an attack during the home opening Sac State volleyball game Jan. 31, 2021 at the Nest. Volleyball teams, including Sac States, are allowed to test for COVID-19 only once per week if masks are worn during practice and competition.

Why Sac State volleyball team wears masks and the basketball teams don’t

February 26, 2021
If you’ve turned into Pluto TV to watch Sac State sports this year, you may have noticed that the basketball teams play maskless, while the volleyball team continues to wear masks during its competitions. Here’s why:
Sac State senior outside hitter Macey Hayden performing a block against Idaho State during the second set of the opening home game against Idaho State at the Nest at Sac State Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021. Hayden had 10 digs to go along with six points in the match.

Freshman hitters lead Sac State volleyball to victory in home opener

The Hornets swept the Bengals 3-0
January 31, 2021
The Sacramento State volleyball team defeated Idaho State University in their season opener at the Nest on Saturday night. The Hornets improve to 2-1 on the season.
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