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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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Bhagat Puran Singh Health Initiatives Jaskaran Nijjar, vice president, and Samreet Kaur, supplies manager and social media coodinator. Sac States BPSHI service club donated food and menstrual products to Butte County shelters Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018.

Sac State organizations galvanize support for Camp Fire survivors

November 7, 2019

Members of the campus community are organizing donation drives and fundraisers to provide basic needs to survivors of the Camp Fire, now the deadliest and most devastating fire in California history. “At...

Student plays and pets dog during a puppy therapy session. Pet therapy is only one of the outlets Sac State offers to help with de-stressing and mental health.

MAP: The best spots to de-stress at Sac State

April 29, 2019

Campus is bustling late April with birds trilling, squirrels grunting and students stressing as weeks of finals preparation ensnare Sacramento State. Statista, an online portal that accumulates various...

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Student unrest over corruption and deaths shut down campus nearly 50 years ago

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Student unrest over corruption and deaths shut down campus nearly 50 years ago

Sac State students protested Kent State student killings in Ohio, U.S. foreign policy in Southeast Asia and called for Nixon’s impeachment
April 23, 2019

The musty, yellowed pages of a State Hornet article from May 6, 1970, tell the story of a student strike against the National Guard’s killings of four Kent State University students and the U.S. invasion...

The Koyasan Spirit of Children Taiko Group strike taikos in unison during a performance for Sac States Japan Day. Each taiko is unique and custom-made from sanded wine barrels.

Students, families celebrate the arts at Sac State’s Sunday Funday

Japan Day and Music in Multimedia Day end week-long Festival of the Arts
April 8, 2019

Sacramento State’s weeklong Festival of the Arts burst into cultural vibrancy on its final day for Sunday Funday, inviting students, alumni, families and the local community to learn about and celebrate...

Sac State student Ronnie Guice, a history major, joined the student walkout from Sac City College to the Capitol protesting the Stephon Clark decision Thursday, March 7. Guice said the history of the U.S. was one of genocide in various forms, like rape, murder, ordinances, and laws contributing to the oppression of certain groups.

Sac State students join Sacramento walkout for Stephon Clark

March from Sacramento City College to Capitol protesting DA’s decision
March 8, 2019

Students from Sacramento State, Sacramento City College, Burbank High School and UC Davis marched from Sac City to the State Capitol steps Thursday to protest the shooting death of unarmed 22 year-old...

UCLA Professor Kelly Lytle Hernández lectures at Sac State Thursday. Hernández spoke about the history and costs of mass incarceration in Los Angeles, and her digital mapping project of the fiscal costs throughout the area.

Researcher visits Sac State to discuss cost of mass incarceration

UCLA professor presents findings on “million dollar hoods” where LA spends millions incarcerating mostly men of color
March 8, 2019

  Researcher Kelly Lytle Hernández shared her research of the history and cost of mass incarceration in Los Angeles, California with Sacramento State students Thursday evening in the University...

Senior Morgan Mitchell said her research experience in Sac States McNair Scholars Program prepared her to apply to graduate schools, at the programs office Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. Mitchell said she found most schools ask similar information, so one well-written essay could serve as a template for the rest of her applications.

Seniors overcome stress to apply for graduate school

Applying to grad school is a multi-step process with a number of potential potholes on the road to a new academic career
December 11, 2018

Before their undergraduate careers come to an end at Sacramento State, some seniors are mapping out the next step in their next academic journey: graduate school. Applying for graduate school is intense...

Bhagat Puran Singh Health Initiatives Jaskaran Nijjar, vice president, and Samreet Kaur, supplies manager and social media coodinator. Sac States BPSHI service club donated food and menstrual products to Butte County shelters Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018.

Sac State organizations galvanize support for Camp Fire survivors

ASI, Bhagat Puran Singh Health Initiative and Greek life members organize aid
November 20, 2018

Members of the campus community are organizing donation drives and fundraisers to provide basic needs to survivors of the Camp Fire, now the deadliest and most devastating fire in California history. “At...

#SacStateSays: What has your first semester been like?

#SacStateSays: ‘What has your first semester been like?’

November 17, 2018

Sacramento State freshman have survived their first college midterms, and have about a month before their first semester ends. The State Hornet asked the newcomers what their college experience has been...

The International Programs and Global Engagement office displays clocks that tell the time from cities around the world, like Sacramento, Beijing or New Delhi Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. IPGE is hosting World Language Day, an international fashion show, global film screenings, and more for International Education Week.

Sac State’s International Education Week informs students about global opportunities

Most of the week-long events will be hosted at the Global Lounge in Library breezeway
November 12, 2018

UPDATE: Sacramento State's campus was closed on Tuesday due to poor air quality, all campus events were canceled as a result. Sacramento State will take part in International Education Week by hosting...

Improv, Why Not? president JinBae Jung acted as show host and performer in the comedy clubs show to raise donations for Sac States homelessness resources Nov. 10, 2018. He said the event was also for self-care.

Improv, Why Not? club hosts benefit show for campus homelessness services

Student comedians and other guests perform to encourage donations
November 12, 2018

Sacramento State’s Improv, Why Not? club hosted a stand-up and improvisation comedy benefit show Saturday night in the Hinde Auditorium to raise money and clothing donations for homelessness services. JinBae...

Dianne Feinstein in 2014 giving a speech on how student loans affect female students greater than men. Feinstein is running in the Nov. 6, 2018 election, seeking her 6th term as U.S. Senator.

Democrats and Republicans fight for Congress majority in Sacramento area legislative districts

Immigration, health care, college affordability, and gun control re-occur as crucial issues in many districts
November 3, 2018

Students registered to vote can cast ballots for their choice of future lawmakers, judges and other representatives, in addition to proposed legislation for the 2018 midterm elections.   The Associated...

Sac State senior Caitlin Prothe has become a captain in her last two seasons as a Hornet. She has gone through numerous injuries throughout her career.

Soccer captain overcomes injuries to achieve potential

Senior Caitlin Prothe makes the most of her collegiate soccer career with a dynamic style in her last games while sustaining injuries.  
November 1, 2018

Caitlin Prothe’s career at Sacramento State began four years ago, just one season after her soccer career was in jeopardy when she tore a ligament in her ankle in Spokane, Washington. The year...

Jose L. Plaza from the California Endowment (left), ASI President Noel Mora, speaker Amber Goodwin, Professor Amber Gonzalez, BSU President Cole Carman, Dr. John Johnson, director of the Centers for Diversity and Inclusion, Tyler Cernohlavek, president of the Lavender Collective for LGBT justice. The California Endowment, ASI, Inc., certain professors, the Black Student Union, and the Lavender Collective were some of the collaborators for the Black and Brown Voter Summit Monday, Oct. 29, 2018.

California Endowment and student organizations host Black and Brown Voter Summit

The summit aimed to promote civic engagement and increase voter turnout among black and brown students for the midterm election
October 31, 2018

The California Endowment, a health foundation, teamed up with student organizations to promote civic engagement at the Black and Brown Voter Summit at Sacramento State’s Harper Alumni Center Monday night....

In an art installation created by Sacramento State alumna Alexandria Wilson, Polaroids are hung to represent the 1,500 undocumented girls detained and deported by ICE, only to disappear on the other side of the border, Wilson said.

Take Back the Night gives voice to survivors

The demonstration against sexual and domestic violence included a resource fair, a rally and a march
October 14, 2018

https://youtu.be/0rLIirYVhHE Take Back the Night is aimed to connect people to resources, create space for survivors’ voices and raise awareness about gendered violence, according to event chairperson...

Kris Tinkle performs during the semifinal round of the San Francisco Comedy Competition at the El Rey Theater in Chico Thursday, Sept. 20. Tinkle advanced as a final contender and will perform at Sacramento State Thursday, Sept. 27.

Sac State will host a final round of SF comedy competition

The San Francisco Comedy Competition will be on campus Thursday, Sept. 27
September 25, 2018

Comedians are coming to Sacramento State and the campus will become a final destination Thursday for the five contestants still standing in the 43rd Annual San Francisco Comedy Competition. Finalists...

Academy65 amid construction at 1325 65th St., East Sacramento on Friday, Aug. 31. Once completed, Academy65 will offer 270 beds for Sac State students

Future housing projects to give Sac State students more options

Seven new housing projects are expected to be built around Sac State within the next several years
September 11, 2018

Students may expect more housing options as multiple residential projects surrounding Sacramento State are scheduled for construction over the next few years. The Crossings, Academy65, Q Street Commons...

Football game attendees look on as a fight was broken up by Sacramento State Police. Student witnesses said that the fight was started over pizza.

Fight breaks out over pizza at Sac State’s first football game of the semester

September 1, 2018

A fight erupted at Hornet Stadium during Sacramento State’s first football game of the semester Saturday night. The scuffle started at 7:35 p.m. next to the home side bleachers and lasted for a couple...

VIDEO: Watch as a fight breaks out at first Sac State football game of the semester

September 1, 2018

A fight erupted at Hornet Stadium during Sacramento State’s first football game of the semester Saturday night. The scuffle started at 7:35 p.m. next to the home side bleachers and lasted for a couple...

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