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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

Barbara Harvey, Author

All content by Barbara Harvey
Authorities would not immediately confirm that DeAngelo is the East Area Rapist suspect, but said a noon press conference would provide more information.

Potential East Area Rapist suspect graduated from Sac State with criminal justice degree

April 25, 2018

The Sacramento State Registrar’s Office confirmed Wednesday that the suspect in the decades-old East Area Rapist case once attended the University. Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, was arrested at his home...

The California State University has announced it will not raise tuition for the 2018-2019 academic year.

BREAKING: CSU will not raise tuition for 2018-2019 year

April 20, 2018

After months of uncertainty, The California State University announced Friday that it will not raise tuition for the 2018-2019 academic year. “Chancellor Timothy P. White has determined that it is...

Workers from BELFOR Property Restoration begin repairs on the Hornet Bookstore, which was left flooded after a water supply line to a coffee maker broke, on Monday, Feb. 5.

[Photo] Hornet Bookstore closed after broken water line results in flooding

February 5, 2018

Workers from BELFOR Property Restoration begin repairs on the Hornet Bookstore, which was left flooded after a water supply line to a coffee maker broke, on Monday, Feb. 5.

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Posting of final fall grades delayed

Students will have to wait until Jan. 4, the University announced Wednesday
January 3, 2018

Sacramento State students will have to wait a bit longer for their grades to post, the University announced Wednesday. Final grades for the fall semester will be posted Thursday instead of the originally...

Digital Editor Vu Chau shoots a rifle at the Cordova Shooting Center on Oct. 20.

VIDEO: The appeal of guns

October 25, 2017

(Go to StateHornet.com/Guns for more related stories) Amid heated debate over gun control, four State Hornet editors with varying experience with guns set out to understand the appeal. RELATED: ...

The presence of unknown fumes in Eureka Hall resulted in a number of early morning classes being cancelled Wednesday.

BREAKING: Fumes in Eureka Hall cause some professors to cancel class

September 27, 2017

The presence of unknown fumes in Eureka Hall resulted in a number of early morning classes being cancelled Wednesday as students became “visibly ill,” according to one professor. The fumes were...

According to the annual Clery Report release last week Sept. 15, on-campus incidents of burglary, motor vehicle theft, liquor and drug arrests all increased from 2015-16.

Annual Clery report shows burglaries are up, sexual assaults are down

September 25, 2017

On-campus incidents of burglary, motor vehicle theft and liquor and drug arrests all increased from 2015-16, according to the annual Clery Report released Sept. 15. (Read full report here) Sexual assaults,...

The new slogan Americas Farm-to-Fork Capital was painted over City of Trees on the I-5 water tower. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

OPINION: Sacramento’s new water tower slogan can go fork itself

September 11, 2017

(Originally published on March 11) As workers finished replacing “City of Trees” with “America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital” as the I-5 water tower motto Thursday, Sacramentans feasted on outrage....

California State Senator Bob Wieckowski speaks at a press conference regarding Senate Bill 16 at Sacramento State on Wednesday, Aug. 30. SB16, which was authored by Wieckowski, would lower the cap on the amount of wages private student loan lenders can garnish from borrowers.

Student representatives endorse student loan wage garnishment cap

August 30, 2017

California State Senator Bob Wieckowski, joined by student representatives from Associated Students, Inc and the California State Student Association, held a press conference at Sacramento State Wednesday...

Sacramento State alumnus Vincent Martinez, 29, holds the tolls of his trade as a manufacturer of edible marijuana products. (Photo by Nicole Fowler)

Sac State alumnus builds edible empire one brownie at a time

April 20, 2017

Before he made his living selling gourmet edible marijuana products, Sacramento State alumnus Vincent Martinez, who graduated with his masters in education, was working for Pearson Education, perfecting...

Sacramento State business major Devin Johnson works out during a recent visit to the gym. Johnson is launching FuseFit, an app dedicated to matching trainers with disabled clients. (Photo by Nicole Fowler)

Paralyzed former MMA fighter Devin Johnson launches app helping the disabled to find trainers

March 9, 2017

In the small fragment of time before he went into shock after his neck was broken during a training accident, former mixed martial arts fighter Devin Johnson laid on his back in the octagon and...

Tens of thousands of demonstrators fill Capitol Mall during the Womens March on Sacramento at the State Capitol on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2016. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

Gallery: More than 20,000 people attend downtown Sacramento Women’s March

January 21, 2017

More than 20,000 people are estimated to have attended the Women's March on Sacramento at the State Capitol today. Did you participate in the march? Let us know in the comments below! Photos by Barbara...

ProfessorWatchlist.org, a site which claims to list professors who advance leftist propaganda, launched on Nov. 21. Several CSU professors are listed on the site.

CSU professors featured on controversial ‘Professor Watchlist’

December 9, 2016

Several CSU professors are included on a new website created by a conservative organization which accuses educators of advancing “leftist propaganda.” ProfessorWatchlist.org, which launched on...

Sacramento State student Isaiah Alexander faced a difficult path when he was diagnosed with stage 4 renal medullary carcinoma, a rare and highly aggressive form of cancer which affects the kidneys and typically doesn’t present symptoms until the advanced stage. Despite the challenges presented by his illness, Alexander chose not only to stay in school, but to take on more. (Photo by Francisco Medina)

Fight of his life: Sac State student battles rare cancer

December 2, 2016

Isaiah Alexander vividly remembers the moment he was told he had incurable cancer. It was on a Thursday during a particularly difficult week, he said. Alexander, a 26-year-old Sac State student,...

(Illustration by Breannah Gammon)

Peace out, America: #Calexit movement gains momentum

November 22, 2016

What began as a fringe political movement calling for California to secede from the United States has gained momentum in the aftermath of the election of Donald Trump as president. #Calexit began trending...

Sac State leaders release statements on election, protests

Sac State leaders release statements on election, protests

November 9, 2016

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen and Associated Students, Inc. President Patrick Dorsey released statements on Wednesday addressing the results of the Nov. 8 presidential election and subsequent...

Students argue during a protest in the Library Quad following the election of Donald J. Trump on Nov. 9, 2016.

Trump win leads to student protests at Sac State, nationwide

November 9, 2016

Story continues below video   UPDATE: Nov. 9, 9:09 p.m. Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen and Associated Students, Inc. President Patrick Dorsey have released statements regarding...

Sac State student Ashley Goins, center, protests the election of Donald J. Trump at the Library Quad on Nov. 9, 2016.

Photo gallery: Sac State students protest Trump election

November 9, 2016

Photos by Barbara Harvey

BREAKING NEWS: Student attacked on bike trail near campus

BREAKING NEWS: Student attacked on bike trail near campus

October 13, 2016

A female student was attacked on the bike trail located near the American River while leaving campus on Thursday morning, police said. Around 11:45 a.m., the student encountered a man riding a bicycle...

BREAKING NEWS: Police warn of suspicious man harassing women on campus

BREAKING NEWS: Police warn of suspicious man harassing women on campus

October 13, 2016

UPDATE — Oct. 13, 7:00 p.m: Sacramento State Police Chief Mark Iwasa told The State Hornet that two of the reported incidents occurred on campus, while three other incidents occurred on streets adjacent...

A student addresses attendees during an open-mic style demonstration outside the library quad on Thursday intended to address violence and systemic racism toward the Black community. President Robert Nelsen, left, listens attentively. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

Open-mic demonstration in Library Quad addresses recent police shootings

September 22, 2016

UPDATE: Oct. 14, 7:17 p.m. This story has been updated to reflect that Sacramento State student Kya Hunter was responsible for organizing the event, and not the Black Student Union, as previously reported. A...

Former Sacramento State student Eric Ernest Echols, 29, was arrested for an outstanding felony warrant on Friday following a months-long investigation of allegations of inappropriate conduct between Echols and six children between the ages of seven and eight years old.(Mugshot courtesy of the Sacramento County Sheriffs Department)

Teacher and Sac State alum arrested on suspicion of child molestation

September 19, 2016

A 29-year-old para-educator with the Elk Grove Unified School District and former Sacramento State student was arrested on suspicion of molesting six children over the course of a year, police said in...

Sac State student Nicole Silva paints over graffiti on the side of a house in Oak Park during the Paint the Town event on Saturday, Sept. 17. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

Sac State students brush with volunteerism during Paint the Town

September 19, 2016

As the sun rose over a quiet Oak Park street, the whirring sound of industrial sprayers blasting beige paint rang out while putty knives started to scrape away at a thick layer of decades-old, chipped...

A large column of smoke is visible from the J Street entrance of Sacramento State on Thursday, Sept. 15. The two-alarm grass fire was reported at approximately 1:15 p.m. near mile marker five of the American River Parkway. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

Large fire burning near Cal Expo prompts evacuations

September 15, 2016

UPDATE: SEPT. 16, 4:32 p.m. The cause of the fire is still unknown, according to Sacramento Fire Department officials. One Sacramento firefighter was treated for smoke inhalation and has since been...

Breaking: Police investigating indecent exposure in library

Breaking: Police investigating indecent exposure in library

September 13, 2016

UPDATE Sept. 16: Sacramento State Police Chief Mark Iwasa said the investigation is ongoing and that no further details about the incident would be given. "We are conducting an investigation on it and...

Sac State only CSU on prestigious Green College Honor Roll

Sac State only CSU on prestigious Green College Honor Roll

September 13, 2016

Sacramento State has further bolstered its reputation as a leader in sustainability after being named to the Princeton Review’s 2017 Green College Honor Roll, the only CSU to be included. Sac State...

Melquiesha Warren, known to her friends as Mel, celebrates during the 2012 CSUS graduation commencement. Warren was killed months later while leaving a San Francisco club. (Photo courtesy of Jazmyn Bedford)

Conviction reached in shooting death of Sacramento State alumna

September 2, 2016

After being discovered hiding in Florida with an altered appearance, a San Mateo man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Sacramento State criminal justice graduate Melquiesha...

Caution tape surrounds Santa Clara Hall as abatement specialists work to remove lead dust from the building on Sunday, Aug. 28. While cleanup inside the building was nearing completion at the start of the semester, tests revealed additional contamination in the area outside the building. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

Lead dust discovery prompts building closure, blood tests

September 1, 2016

Students returning to the Sacramento State campus may be greeted by caution tape and loud, whirring vacuums as the school rushes to remove lead dust from Santa Clara Hall after high levels of the toxic...

Campus police investigates reported sexual battery

Campus police investigates reported sexual battery

July 6, 2016

A reported sexual battery said to have occurred on campus Tuesday morning is currently being investigated by the Sacramento State Police Department, according to an email sent to students Wednesday. According...

Multiple people stabbed at rally outside State Capitol

Multiple people stabbed at rally outside State Capitol

June 26, 2016

Multiple stabbings were reported at a demonstration organized by the Traditionalist Worker Party at the Capitol on Sunday as demonstrators clashed with protesters in what the Sacramento Fire Department...

Sacramento LGBT community leaders to hold rally outside Faces nightclub in light of Orlando mass shooting

Sacramento LGBT community leaders to hold rally outside Faces nightclub in light of Orlando mass shooting

June 12, 2016

Fifty people were killed and another 53 were wounded after a gunman opened fire at the popular gay nightclub, Pulse, in Orlando, Florida early Sunday in the worst mass shooting in American history. In...

Clinton continues attack on Trump during Sacramento campaign stop

June 6, 2016

Just ahead of California’s June 7 primary election, Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton—along with a multitude of guest speakers to introduce her—greeted throngs of passionate supporters at...

Trump supporters Cathy Landtroop and Austin Taylor pose with their life-size cardboard cutout of the presumptive Republican nominee at the rally, Wednesday, June 1.

Trump’s Sacramento rally draws thousands of supporters, scattered protests

June 2, 2016

Chants of "build the wall" were heard from afternoon until evening as presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump held a rally at the Sacramento International Jet Center on Wednesday. Thousands...

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