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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
Anthony Dehzad

Anthony Dehzad, news reporter


Anthony Dehzad is a fourth-year communications student. This is his first semester at The State Hornet. He previously went to Napa Valley College before transferring to Sacramento State. He hopes to have a career in sports journalism.
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D’Angelo Carias, a third year business major, in the library quad April 5, 2023. Carias said he dealt with delays receiving his Middle Class scholarship this semester. As a result, Carias said he was forced to take out a loan.

FAQ: Everything you need to know about the Middle Class Scholarship

Filling in the blanks about scholarship expectation dates and eligibility
Anthony Dehzad
April 25, 2023
Director of financial aid and scholarships Tina Lent discusses the middle class scholarship.
(L-R) Deputy Chief Christine Lofthouse, Police Chief Chet Madison and the President Office’s Chief of Staff Sarah Billingsley listening to students share their experience with sexual assault. Madison said Sac State is a “safe campus” adding that he’s dedicated to making students safe.

‘This campus is safe’: ASI holds town hall on multiple sexual assaults

Frustrations from students continue
Attendance was low as administrators went over the campus’s Sexual Violence Prevention, Safety and Support action Plan.
Committee members focus on the personal story of a survivor at the ASI Wellness, Safety and Sexual Assault Awareness Committee in the Union’s Summit Room Thursday, March 30, 2023. The meeting allowed for presenters to discuss sexual assault awareness and highlighted campus resources along with the process of reporting assault.

Navigating the aftermath of a sexual assault, how to report

Campus police, survivors share reporting procedures
Anthony Dehzad
April 1, 2023
The Associated Students Inc., of Sac State’s The Wellness, Safety and Sexual Assault Awareness Committee hosted a panel discussing the investigative procedures of a sexual assault.
Robert Gonzalez, a third-year political science major and student union organizer, said organizers had surpassed the 4,000 required student worker signatures to begin the union election processes, pending verification from the California State University Labor Board. (Photo by Jacob Peterson, Graphic in Canva by Chris Woodard)

Unionization effort is underway for student administrative assistants, workers

Petition to seek better working conditions, living wage
Anthony Dehzad
March 29, 2023
Organized by third-year political science major Robert Gonzalez, the petition currently has over 4,000 signatures.
Fourth-year ethnic studies major Jenny Ruiz-Sanchez near Riverfront Feb. 20, 2023. With the release of Sacramento State’s Sexual, Violence, Safety, and Support plan, Ruiz-Sanchez said she feels the plan is a step in the right direction but said the university needs to share this information with more students.

Sac State support plan seeks to spread sexual assault prevention awareness

Students demand more dedication to campus safety
Anthony Dehzad
February 28, 2023
While campus police said they’re “making strides in campus safety,” students continue to feel at risk at Sac State.
Michael Lee-Chang posing on the alleyway inbetween the Academic Information Resource Center and the Union on Feb. 6, 2023. Lee-Chang, a first-year student, is a student member of the Sexual Assault Awareness Team where he advocates for campus safety.

How one student prioritizes the safety of 31,000 others

Freshman activist strives for a more secure campus
Anthony Dehzad
February 15, 2023
Survivor of sexual assault fights for the safety of his peers.
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