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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

Brittney Delgado, Author

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The American River Courtyard, one of the residence halls located at Sac State. In the universitys 2019 Clery Act Report, 31 instances of sexual assault were reported at on-campus housing, an increase of 21 incidents from last years report.

[Photo] EDITORIAL: Sac State must be more transparent about Clery Act Report increases

October 7, 2019

The American River Courtyard, one of the residence halls located at Sac State. In the university's 2019 Clery Act Report, 31 instances of sexual assault were reported at on-campus housing, an increase...

Ari Lennox of Dreamville Records performs on Blume Stage at Sol Blume on April 27 at the Cesar Chavez Plaza. Lennox sang her popular song Shea Butter Baby.

Miguel, Jessie Reyez, Masego perform at Sol Blume in Sacramento

‘Boutique-style’ festival provides music, art and culture
April 29, 2019

Sol Blume returned for a second year to the heart of Sacramento, Cesar Chavez Plaza, with performances from R&B singer-songwriters Miguel, Jessie Reyez and more on Saturday. The self-described “boutique-style”...

Jimi Hendrix performed at Sac State on Feb. 4, 1968 in the mens basketball gymnasium. He sold out a show and performed to a crowd of over 3,000 in a room that only fit 1,000.

FROM THE ARCHIVES: 51 years since Jimi Hendrix hit the stage at Sac State

Hendrix performed to a crowd of over 3,000 in the men’s basketball gymnasium
April 23, 2019

Legendary electric guitarist and rockstar Jimi Hendrix performed a sold-out show to a crowd of 3,000 in the Sacramento State men’s basketball gymnasium on Feb. 4, 1968. The gym, which is now known...

Ari Lennox is set to replace Summer Walker in this years Sol Blume lineup. Lennox is an R&B singer-songwriter best known for her song Shea Butter Baby.

Ari Lennox replaces Summer Walker in Sol Blume lineup

April 15, 2019

Sacramento festival Sol Blume announced Monday morning that R&B singer-songwriter Ari Lennox will perform as a headlining artist at the April 27 event. Lennox will replace Summer Walker in the lineup,...

Concerts in the Park wins 2 Best of Sac State categories

Concerts in the Park wins 2 Best of Sac State categories

Event wins ‘Best Concert in Sacramento,’ ‘Best Sacramento Event’
April 10, 2019

Every summer, Downtown Sacramento hosts a free music festival series, Concerts in the Park, featuring local bands and artists. This year, the festival is back for its 28th season, starting off on May...

The Johnny Cash mural on L Street’s Residence Inn by Marriott downtown was put up as part of the 2018 Wide Open Walls festival. Sac State students have differing opinions on whether there should be a mural dedicated to Stephon Clark.

Murals in Sacramento lack Stephon Clark representation

Sac State students respond to its absence — some say mural would not be enough
March 5, 2019

In a city full of public art meant to showcase Sacramento’s history and culture, the absence of a mural dedicated to Stephon Clark, an unarmed 22-year-old whose killing by police received international...

Denzel Harry DJing a concert at Holy Diver downtown for artist Bankroll Hayden. Harry joined Trill Sammy and Vince Staples on tour earlier this month.

Vince Staples announces tour with Sac State student DJ

Denzel Harry went from DJing house parties to opening for Trill Sammy
February 20, 2019

Denzel Harry was preparing for his last semester at Sac State: buying textbooks, school supplies and reading over syllabi. The 21-year-old did not know that he would be joining rapper Vince Staples on...

Kathy Kasic, a Sac State film professor, at McMurdo Station in Antarctica in Dec. 23. Kasic has returned from her expedition trip where she documented SALSAs findings.

Q&A: Sac State film professor Kathy Kasic returns from Antarctic expedition

Kasic spent 6 weeks filming a documentary on subglacial lakes in Antarctica
February 2, 2019

For six weeks, assistant film professor Kathy Kasic slept in a tent on top of an ice sheet in Antarctica, dealing with frosty temperatures and bitter wind as she filmed. Kasic traveled with a team of...

Miguel singing at the War and Leisure Tour St. Paul Palace Theatre on Mar. 2, 2018. The singer/songwriter will be headlining this years Sol Blume festival in Sacramento.

Miguel to headline Sacramento music festival Sol Blume

Masego, Jessie Reyez, Queen Naija and Tierra Whack also make lineup
January 30, 2019

Local music festival Sol Blume returns to Sacramento for a second year in a row, with “Sky Walker” singer Miguel headlining the event.   “Sol Blume is a gathering of like-minded humans, where...

Emily Swinsick is showcasing her work at the Tim Collom Gallery in Sacramento. The gallery will go through Jan. 31.

Sac State alumna showcases abstract art at Tim Collom Gallery

January 22, 2019

Emily Swinsick, a Sacramento State alumna, is exhibiting her work at the Tim Collom Gallery in Downtown Sacramento through Jan. 31. Swinsick describes her work as abstract with textures, layers...

Members of Sacramento Furries listen to a speaker at the Out of The Darkness Walk at the California State Capitol Building on Sept. 29.  The furry fandom, a community several Sac State students partake in.

Furry fandom, subculture alive in Sacramento area

A community several Sac State students partake in
December 5, 2018

The furry fandom, a subculture where people dress and adapt anthropomorphic animal characters but maintain their human personality, is one fraction of a whole set of subcultures students belong to at Sacramento...

ODESZA performing for their A Moment Apart tour at the Greek Theater, UC Berkeley on Oct. 26, 2017. The duo released 8 reprised songs in their A Moment Apart deluxe edition.

REVIEW: Reprised songs in ‘A Moment Apart’ by ODESZA are amazing

The album debuted in 2017, new versions released Nov. 29
December 4, 2018

With eight reprised songs, ODESZA released a deluxe edition to their 2017 album “A Moment Apart” on Thursday. The electronic music duo comprised of Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight formed back...

Campus will remain closed for a fourth day due to poor air quality. With the rough transition, it seems that most students are making the most of the situation and are appreciative that Sac State is closed.

Sac State students use campus closure time to sleep, study

Campus will remain closed for a fourth day due to poor air quality
November 15, 2018

Sacramento State has been officially closed for nearly a week due to poor air quality caused by smoke from the Camp Fire, leaving some students worried and others relaxing. Some students are spending...

The fifth annual Student Research & Creative Activity Fall Forum will be held in the Redwood Room at the University Union. The event will be held Friday at 9 a.m.

Students to present scholarly research and creative activity at annual fall forum

Event will be held Friday in the University Union’s Redwood Room
November 6, 2018

The fifth annual Student Research & Creative Activity Fall Forum is dedicated to students who wish to present their research and studies to the public, according to Sacramento State’s website. The...

R. W. Witt gallery is an undergraduate art exhibit for students to showcase their work. The gallery is located at Kadema Hall and is open Monday to Friday 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Art department will bestow new name for the R. W. Witt Gallery

The gallery was named after former art professor who passed away of multiple sclerosis.
November 1, 2018

The R. W. Witt Gallery is a student ran gallery named after former Sacramento State professor Raymond “Woody” Witt that showcases new works of art every Thursday. Witt died from multiple sclerosis...

The sign promoting Coco as a special Halloween screening, which has nothing to do with Halloween, and is incredibly disrespectful.

OPINION: My culture is not your ‘special Halloween movie screening’

Associating 'Coco' with Halloween is not OK
October 30, 2018

Sacramento State, my culture should not be your special Halloween screening. As I was making my way past Mendocino Hall, I noticed a bulletin that said the Union was going to be playing the movie “Coco”...

VIDEO: Sac State men’s soccer 2018

October 24, 2018

Benji Kikanovic, Brad Bumgarner and Michael Linenberger talk about the Sacramento State men's soccer 2018 season, the deep roster and what has stuck out to them. RELATED: Freshman is dangerous on the...

Sac State mens soccer forward Benji Kikanovic holding a soccer ball at Hornet Field Oct. 4. Kikanovic has five goals as a freshman this season.

Freshman is dangerous on the field and vital to team

With five goals so far, Benji Kikanovic has other teams double and triple-teaming against him.
October 24, 2018

After hitting a game winner against University of California, Santa Barbara Oct. 3, Sacramento State men’s soccer player Benji Kikanovic proved that his strike is essential to the team. Only a freshman...

Flyer of Luther Rhiney were posted around the Sac State Campus. Rhiney is wanted for the heft of bicycles on campus.

Suspect at large for stealing bikes at Sac State

Police are looking for suspect after stealing multiple bikes from campus
October 18, 2018

The Sacramento State Police Department released a suspect bulletin post Oct. 18, of a bicycle thief roaming around campus. Luther Rhiney, 50, has been previously arrested for stealing bicycles at Sac...

A phone set down on a treadmill at a gym. There isnt a problem with this, except when you end up sitting there using your phone when someone else might want to use that equipment.

OPINION: Want to see results at the gym? Leave the phone behind.

Nobody likes a weightroom full of time thieves
October 8, 2018

Don’t you hate when you’re at the gym, fully hyped off that C4 and getting ready to move on to the next machine but you look over to see a bro sitting there on his phone not even using the equipment?...

A Sacramento State student was sexually assaulted by another student at the American River Courtyard, according to the Sac State Police Department crime logs. The assault was reported to the police department Sunday, Sept. 16 and the case is still under investigation.

Student sexually assaulted at American River Courtyard

Assault reported from hospital to Sac State police
September 30, 2018

A sexual assault incident occurred at the American River Courtyard on Sept. 15, according to the Sacramento State Police Department. Sac State Police Chief Mark Iwasa said Sac State Police were notified...

From left to right, Kristina Yang, Mark Joseph Abuda, Melissa Lee, Anthony Bernardez and Joyce Vang running their winning dance set they performed at the SacAnime K-pop battles on Sept. 1, 2018.

Sac State’s K-pop dance team takes first place in SacAnime battle

Krescendo has been around for three semesters and has around 50 students who signed up during welcome weeks
September 19, 2018

Krescendo, a K-pop dance club at Sacramento State, placed first in the Summer ANX K-pop battle at SacAnime on Sept. 1, where they competed against 14 other groups. President and founder Kristina...

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