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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
Analah Wallace

Analah Wallace, News Editor

(they/them)

Analah is in their second semester at The State Hornet and their first semester as the news editor. Their passion lies in news reporting and they hope to use their time on the publication to bring back an appreciation for general news writing. Their overall goal is to make the public trust in journalists again, and they hope to one day be a journalist in a big city.

All content by Analah Wallace
From his time as a student to working on our campus and serving as President of the University’s employees union, Richard Perry will be remembered as a memorable part of the Sac State community. His legacy lives in the many progressive communities he served during his time. (Photo courtesy of Linda Roberts. Graphic created in Canva by Analah Wallace)

In Memoriam: Sac State alumnus Richard Perry

Christa Ison and Analah Wallace
February 5, 2024
Sacramento State Alumnus, groundskeeper and civil rights advocate Richard Perry passed away on Jan. 15 after battling Parkinson’s disease.
The weeklong statewide California Faculty Association strike ending after just one day leaves the California State University and Sac State communities with questions. (Photo by Alyssa Branum, graphic created in Canva by Analah Wallace)

[Photo] FAQ: What’s next for Sac State after the CFA cancels its strike

Michael Pepper, Staffer
January 26, 2024

The weeklong statewide California Faculty Association strike ending after just one day leaves the California State University and Sac State communities with questions. (Photo by Alyssa Branum, graphic...

A sign held up by one of the Sac State picketers on Monday, Jan. 22, 2024. The CFA stated in an Instagram post that they have managed a tentative agreement with the CSU on equal pay and safer working conditions.

BREAKING: California Faculty Association reaches tentative agreement with CSU

CFA cancels its 5-day strike.
Analah Wallace, News Editor
January 22, 2024
California State University and the California Faculty Association have reached a tentative agreement and will be canceling the Jan. 22-26 strike on California campuses including Sacramento State.
CFA Vice President and Sac State professor Margarita Berta-Ávila protests with faculty at the west campus entrance near Carlson and J St. Monday, Jan. 22, 2024. Strikes are set to continue all week long to urge the CSU to open up negotiations again.

California Faculty Association starts off spring semester with on-campus strike

Sac State faculty demand CSU improve work conditions
Analah Wallace, News Editor
January 22, 2024
California Faculty Association leads strike into the spring 2024 semester as they demand higher wages, better benefits and worker equality from California State University.
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

An agreement is being finalized with the CSU
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.
The first week of school beginning with a strike can leave students confused on how to navigate the upcoming spring 2024 semester. The strike is set to take place on Jan. 22 through Jan. 26. (Graphic created in Canva by Analah Wallace)

How to navigate classes during Sac State’s CFA Strike

Analah Wallace, News Editor
January 18, 2024
Sacramento State students must navigate their first week of the spring 2024 semester as the California Faculty Association hold a 23-campus-wide strike. Here are some frequently asked questions.
The remaining suspects captured on camera by the Sacramento State Police Department. Students should report to the Sac State PD immediately if they see these faces or anyone else tampering with student property. (Graphic created in Canva by Analah Wallace)

BREAKING: Two suspects apprehended in recent transportation thefts

Sac State Police Department urges students to secure their bikes and scooters
Analah Wallace, News Editor
January 11, 2024
The Sacramento State Police Department confirmed the arrests of two individuals suspected for stealing scooters and bikes on Sacramento State’s campus, according to a timely warning notice.
Protestors cover the Sacramento State sign in red and white CFA posters during the initial CFA strike Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023. Strikers held signs demanding better pay and better mental health accommodations for students and staff alike.

CFA strike confirmed to take place first week of semester

CSU negotiators fail to satisfy their workers
Analah Wallace, News Editor
January 9, 2024
California Faculty Association to strike at Sacramento State campus the first week of classes after California State University gives unsatisfactory pay increase.
Suspect photo is taken from the Cal Fire crime alert. Graphic Made in CANVA by Analah Wallace.

[Photo] BREAKING: Suspect arrested for vandalism and on-campus arson

Christa Ison, Staffer
December 29, 2023

Suspect photo is taken from the Cal Fire crime alert. Graphic Made in CANVA by Analah Wallace.

Students protesting in solidarity with Palestine during a walkout in the library quad Oct. 12, 2023. Students held up flags and signs that read phrases such as “Free Palestine” and “Right to Exist, Resist Return” while movement leaders shared their stories.

Man pretends to shoot at pro-Palestine protesters on campus in racially motivated incident

Dr. Luke Wood and Students for Justice in Palestine give their statements
Analah Wallace, Staffer
November 30, 2023
An unknown individual threatened Sac State student protesters with racist remarks and fake gun motions during a march for Palestine.
Mixed canned fruit and veggies on the shelves of the Associated Students, Inc. Food Pantry, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023. The food pantry provides both fresh produce and groceries, according to its website.

ASI Food Pantry provides resources for students with low food security

The pantry offers weekly access to fresh produce and groceries
Michael Pepper and Analah Wallace
November 30, 2023
ASI Food Pantry welcomes Sacramento State students facing financial struggles and low food security.
Associated Students Inc. Vice President of University Affairs Alec Tong poses for his election candidate photo for the board position earlier in the spring 2023 semester. Tong resigned from his position on Monday, Nov. 27. (Photo courtesy of ASI, Graphic created in Canva by Jacob Peterson)

BREAKING: Second ASI board member resigns

A second member of the student government steps down
Analah Wallace, Staffer
November 28, 2023
ASI board position is left vacant after the Vice President of University Affairs resigned from his spot on Monday.
CapRadio, the NPR-member station, has plans on how to face their financial challenges after the recent audit, Interim President Tom Karlo said. According to the station’s Linkedin, the station has almost 500,000 weekly listeners. .
(Photo by James Fife, Graphic created in Canva by Analah Wallace)

CapRadio officials break down post-audit financial issues and revenues

Subscribers and community support help keep station alive
Michaela Graves and Analah Wallace
November 20, 2023
CapRadio officials break down its financial distribution after the release of a CSU audit detailing the station’s poor financial management.
The large display of a judge put up by demonstrators in the library quad near Santa Clara Hall Oct. 11, 2023. Members of the Carpenters Local Union 46 handed out flyers alleging wage theft by contractors being considered for Student Housing Project III.

Carpenters’ union expresses concerns with upcoming student housing project’s contractor

Union alleges selected contractor has a past of wage theft
Michael Pepper and Analah Wallace
November 8, 2023
The Carpenters’ Local Union 46 alleges wage theft against Brown Construction amidst Sacramento State’s selection of a contractor for the housing department’s Student Housing Project III.
The Sacramento State Police Department responded to a call of a fire near Riverview Hall, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023. Currently, police believe the fire was set intentionally. (Graphic created in Canva by Chris Woodard, Photo courtesy of Sacramento State Police Department)

BREAKING: Possible arson committed at Riverview Hall

Campus police believe two trash can fires were set intentionally
Analah Wallace, Staffer
November 7, 2023
Sac State Police responded to a call of a trash can fire at Riverview Hall, which they believe was set intentionally.
It’s important for students to take care of their mental health with each coming semester. Student Health and Wellness, located in The WELLl, has a variety of counseling options for students seeking help with their mental health, including individual, group and peer counseling. (Graphic created in Canva by Analah Wallace)

Students can address mental health during their time at Sac State with on-campus counseling

Students share their thoughts on the mental health resources available to students
Michaela Graves and Analah Wallace
October 31, 2023
Sacramento State students offer their thoughts on dealing with mental health and the resources provided through Student Health, Counseling and Wellness.
Students and faculty who attend the event hold up posters reading Free Palestine Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023. They also chanted the same words alongside the event organizers in the library quad.

Students for Justice in Palestine hold a walkout

Students gathered in the Library Quad in support of their Palestinian peers
Analah Wallace, Staffer
October 27, 2023
Students for Justice in Palestine held a walk out at Sacramento State to hold Israel accountable for the attacks in Gaza.
CapRadio’s downtown Sacramento location, Thursday Oct. 5, 2023. According to a Sept. 27 audit, Sacramento State loaned the auxiliary $8 million to aid improvements at the location, a loan whose payments CapRadio is behind by over $1.8 million.

Former CapRadio employees recount the company’s deep-rooted problems

Former employees were unsurprised by recent audit
Julianna Rodriguez and Analah Wallace
October 19, 2023
Former CapRadio employees reveal the station’s poor management goes back over a decade.
Protestors gathered in the Library Quad as part of a march in support of Palestinians, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023. Those speaking at the march expressed a need for support for those being affected by the violence taking place in Gaza.

Students rally at Sac State in support of Palestine

Supporters of Palestine come together to speak against violence
Michael Pepper and Analah Wallace
October 12, 2023
Students at Sac State come together to rally in support of Palestine’s freedom.
A student-led petition is seeking to reform Title IX to include verbal harassment in its list of protections. According to the petitions organizers, current protections have failed to properly protect students from such harassment. (Graphic created in Canva by Cam Hanson)

Student petition looks to expand Title IX protections to include verbal harassment

The petition aims to add protections against death threats
Analah Wallace, Staffer
October 10, 2023
A petition created by students is looking to add verbal harassment, such as death threats, to the Title IX list of protections.
A scooter and bike properly locked up at the stairs by Sequoia Hall in the campus provided spots Thursday, Sept. 26, 2023. Multiple accounts of various types of theft continue to be reported to the Sacramento State Police according to the CSUS crime log.

Upsurge in electric scooter theft is cause for concern among students

The rise in thefts may be part of a bigger issue
Analah Wallace, Staffer
October 9, 2023
The Sac State Police Department warns students to take extra care of their transport as on-campus bike and scooter thefts rise.
A sign held by one of the various union representatives gathering together in the Library Quad, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023. Organizations involved in the demonstration included the California Faculty Association, CSU Employees Union, the Teamsters Local 2010, among others.

BREAKING: CSU union representatives demonstrate ahead of potential strikes

CSUS workers gather in library quad in show of solidarity
Julianna Rodriguez and Analah Wallace
October 4, 2023
Sac State workers gathered in the Library Quad in a show of solidarity ahead of a potential CSU-wide strike.
A sign encouraging people to wear a mask can be seen outside the Health and Wellness center near The WELL Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2023. The Department of Student Health and Wellness on campus alerted the community of an ongoing statewide COVID-19 surge.

The COVID-19 surge: what you need to know

The Department of Student Health, Counseling and Wellness advises caution be taken as COVID-19 cases rise
Analah Wallace, Staffer
September 25, 2023
Sac State’s Department of Student Health, Counseling and Wellness strongly suggests taking precaution amid COVID-19 case increase.
The California Faculty Association and other protestors stand outside the California State University’s Chancellors Office in Long Beach, California Wednesday Sept. 13, 2023. The CSU Board of Trustees approved a multi-year 6% tuition increase beginning fall 2024. (Photo courtesy of Michael Lee-Chang)

BREAKING: CSU Board of Trustees approves tuition increase proposal

Tuition increases to begin as of the 2024-2025 academic year
Analah Wallace and Jenn Galinato
September 13, 2023
The California State University Board of Trustees voted to pass the proposed five-year tuition increase.
Jenkins Hall, a co-ed student residence on campus, Thursday, Sep. 7, 2023. A sexual assault was reported there on Aug. 31.

BREAKING: Sexual assault at Jenkins Hall

A new incident occurred within the first week of the semester at Jenkins Hall
Analah Wallace and Jenn Galinato
September 7, 2023
A Sexual Assault Case opens the first week of the fall semester.
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