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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

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Junior music major Paul Towber, 23, rehearses his composition ‘A Red, Red Rose,’ which is inspired by a poem of Robert Burns. Towber will be conducting his piece at the Music of Heaven and Earth concert on Nov. 5 at the Sacred Heart Church. (Photo by Marivel Guzman)

Campus choir goes to church with a heaven and earth-inspired concert

November 4, 2016

UPDATE on Nov. 5: Sacramento State's chorus, university's choir ensemble performed at Music of Heaven and Earth concert The Sacramento State’s chorus and the university’s choir ensemble performed...

Sacramento State sophomore middle blocker Brie Gathright spikes the ball past Kimberly Brinkworth of Eastern Washington at the Hornets Nest on Saturday, Oct. 22. (Photo by Matthew Dyer)

Volleyball receives ‘revenge’ in 3-0 sweep over Eastern Washington

October 23, 2016

The Sacramento State women’s volleyball team won its second consecutive game on Saturday with a 3-0 (17-25, 20-25, 20-25) set-sweep over the Eastern Washington Eagles at the Hornets Nest. Sac State’s...

Delta Eta members compete in the swim meet at the Anchor Splash, Oct. 25, 2014.
(Courtesy of Delta Gamma)

Greek organizations get splashy for good causes

October 7, 2016

Sacramento State’s Delta Gamma chapter, Delta Eta, will host its annual Anchor Splash competitive swim meet on Oct. 9 for campus sororities, fraternities and organizations to raise money and awareness...

Mitch Third averaged 16.7 points and 9.9 rebounds while leading Sacramento State to the 1970 NCAA Division II Tournament. (Photo courtesy of Sac State Athletics)

Basketball alumni honored in Hornet Hall of Fame, Coaches’ Circle

September 29, 2016

Sacramento State will induct four alumni into the school’s Men’s Basketball Hall of Fame and Coaches’ Circle on Oct. 25. Forward Mitch Third, guard Loren Leath, coach Terry Ray and the late coach...

Junior Christopher Clayton earned student-athlete honors from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association for maintaining a 3.50 grade point average. (Photo by Francisco Medina)

Clayton combines curriculum, competition as captain

September 23, 2016

Throughout the year, student-athletes are expected and required to balance school responsibilities with their respective sports. Junior Christopher Clayton, 21, of the Sacramento State men’s tennis...

Former Sac State softball player wins bronze in Rio Olympics

Former Sac State softball player wins bronze in Rio Olympics

September 20, 2016

Sacramento State alumna Andrea Becker won an Olympic medal in the 2016 Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for a sport in which she has never played before. Becker, 37, worked as the United States...

Sacramento State senior cross country runners Amanda Garcia and Chloe Berlioux take off from the starting line at the Aggie Open in Davis, California on Sept. 4, 2015. (Photo by Francisco Medina)

Hornets off to the races at Aggie Open

September 5, 2016

The Sacramento State men’s and women’s cross country teams both opened their seasons with losses to UC Davis at the annual Aggie Open on Saturday morning. However, the day wasn’t without accomplishments...

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