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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

Carlo Marzan, Author

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The Health and Wellness Promotion office is located on the first floor of The WELL on Sept. 13, 2017 where students could schedule counseling and attend wellness workshops pre COVID-19. The increase of mental health issues amongst students on campus was growing before the COVID-19 pandemic according  to Ronald Lutz.

[Photo] Isolation and grief: Sac State students cope with declining mental health during pandemic

April 5, 2021

The Health and Wellness Promotion office is located on the first floor of The WELL on Sept. 13, 2017 where students could schedule counseling and attend wellness workshops pre COVID-19. The increase of...

Members of the California Faculty Association and California State University students march on April 5, 2017 from the Old Rose Garden in downtown Sacramento to the State Capitol to advocate for increased funding of higher education. During a town hall event on CNN on Feb. 16, 2020, Biden said he would not cancel $50,000 of student debt for individuals but would consider a lesser amount. 

[Photo] Sac State students and faculty share expectations for the Biden presidency

March 3, 2021

Members of the California Faculty Association and California State University students march on April 5, 2017 from the Old Rose Garden in downtown Sacramento to the State Capitol to advocate for increased...

The WELL was a part of Sacramento State’s Destination 2010 plans that would also include the proposed event
center, but rising costs only allowed for The WELL to be built.

The event center was supposed to come with ‘Destination 2010’ — So what happened?

November 8, 2017

  It may be hard to believe, but there was a time before The WELL was an established building on Sacramento State’s campus. In 2004, George W. Bush was president, YouTube had yet to exist and...

Sacramento State freshman midfielder Skylar Littlefield kicks the ball past Northern Colorado freshman defender Cara Quinn Oct. 1 at Hornet Field.

Women’s soccer team falls in first round of conference tournament

November 1, 2017

The Sacramento State women’s soccer team fell 2-0 against Northern Colorado in the first round of the Big Sky Conference Tournament Wednesday morning at EWU Soccer Field in Cheney, Washington. Sac...

Sacramento State junior midfielder Caitlin Prothe, left, celebrates with teammates after defeating Idaho State Oct. 13 at Hornet Field. Sac State will play Northern Colorado in the Big Sky Tournament Quarterfinals Wednesday at 10:05 a.m. at EWU Soccer Field in Cheney, Washington.

Sac State women’s soccer kicks off postseason against Northern Colorado

October 30, 2017

For the third year in a row, the Sacramento State women’s soccer team is heading to the Big Sky Conference playoffs. Sac State — which accomplished this three-peat only once in program history...

Sacramento State senior forward Andrea Boehm, top right, celebrates with teammates after tying with Northern Arizona Friday, Oct. 27 at Hornet Field. The Hornets draw clinched them a spot in the Big Sky Tournament.

Sac State clinches playoff spot with tie against Northern Arizona

October 28, 2017

The Sacramento State women’s soccer team clinched a spot in the Big Sky Tournament with its 1-1 draw in double overtime against Northern Arizona Friday at Hornet Field. Earlier in the day, North...

Sacramento State freshman forward 	Kylee Kim-Bustillos prepares to kick the ball against Southern Utah Sunday at Hornet Field. Sac State won 4-0 with two goals scored by Kim-Bustillos.

Women’s soccer team keeps playoff hopes alive with 4-0 win

October 22, 2017

The Sacramento State women's soccer team’s regular season may be coming to an end, but its playoff hopes stay alive thanks to a 4-0 win over Southern Utah Sunday at Hornet Field. Going into this game,...

Sacramento State freshman forward Kylee Kim-Bustillos, back left, looks on as senior forward Andrea Boehm, middle, sprints for the ball against Idaho State Oct. 13 at Hornet Field. The Hornets defeated Idaho State 6-3.

Freshmen help women’s soccer team make final push for playoffs

October 17, 2017

An appearance in the Big Sky Conference playoffs remains questionable for Sacramento State, but one thing looks certain: the women’s soccer team has a bright future thanks to its freshmen core. Through...

Sacramento State junior midfielder Caitlin Prothe, left, celebrates with teammates after defeating Idaho State Oct. 13 at Hornet Field. Sac State will play Northern Colorado in the Big Sky Tournament Quarterfinals Wednesday at 10:05 a.m. at EWU Soccer Field in Cheney, Washington.

Hornets’ offensive outburst blows out Idaho State women’s soccer 6-3

October 14, 2017

The Sacramento State women’s soccer team crushed the Idaho State Bengals 6-3 Friday at Hornet Field. Coming off two rough losses on the road, the Hornets knew they had to win this home game to keep...

Sacramento State junior middle blocker Brie Gathright jumps to spike the ball against Northern Colorado Saturday, Oct. 7 at Colberg Court. Sac State defeated Northern Colorado 28-26, 25-22 and 25-17 in three sets.

Sac State volleyball sweeps Northern Colorado 3-0

October 8, 2017

The Sacramento State volleyball team swept the Northern Colorado Bears in three sets to remain unbeaten in the Big Sky Conference Saturday at Colberg Court. This victory comes after Sac State (15-7,...

Sacramento State freshman defender Jessica Mann attempts to get the ball away from North Dakota sophomore defender Megan McCabe Sept. 29 at Hornet Field. The Hornets defeated North Dakota 3-0.

‘Pressure is on’ for women’s soccer team in close games

October 4, 2017

The women’s soccer season is proving to be competitive and close for Sacramento State. Before the last two games against North Dakota and Northern Colorado, the Hornets (6-5-2, 1-1-2 Big Sky) have...

Sacramento State freshman midfielder Skylar Littlefield kicks the ball past Northern Colorado freshman defender Cara Quinn Oct. 1 at Hornet Field.

Sac State women’s soccer team shutout 1-0 against Northern Colorado

October 1, 2017

The Sacramento State women’s soccer team suffered its first loss in Big Sky Conference play against Northern Colorado 1-0 Sunday at Hornet Field. The Hornets (6-5-2, 1-1-2 Big Sky) outshot the Bears...

Sacramento State freshman defender Jessica Mann attempts to get the ball away from North Dakota sophomore defender Megan McCabe Sept. 29 at Hornet Field. The Hornets defeated North Dakota 3-0.

Sac State women’s soccer delivers North Dakota 3-0 shutout

September 30, 2017

The Sacramento State women’s soccer team handed North Dakota its first loss in Big Sky Conference play 3-0 Friday at Hornet Field. Sac State (6-4-2, 1-0-2 Big Sky) senior midfielder Andrea Boehm...

Chad Optiz performing at the Throckmorton Theatre in Mill Valle.

Local, traveling comedians to compete for $15,000

September 20, 2017

The San Francisco Comedy Competition, which showcased such acts as Ellen DeGeneres, Robin Williams and Louis CK, will be making its stop at Sacramento State for its semi-final rounds. The San Francisco...

The Health and Wellness Promotion office is located on the first floor of The WELL. Here,
students can seek the help they need, schedule counseling and attend wellness workshops.

OPINION: Be an advocate for suicide prevention

The time to be afraid of awkward conversations is over. It’s time to talk about mental health and depression.
September 13, 2017

In May, a friend of mine had ended his own life. By the end of June, I had seen the entire first season of 13 Reasons Why, a Netflix Original Series revolving around the aftermath of a teenage girl’s...

Sacramento State senior forward Kylee Smith attempts to dribble the ball past Cal Golden Bears forward Miranda Nild Friday at Hornet Field. Sac State lost to Cal 2-1 in double overtime.

Women’s soccer team begins 5-game road trip

September 11, 2017

The Sacramento State women’s soccer team begins its five-game road trip, stretching from Sept. 11-24, Monday at rival UC Davis’ Aggie Soccer Field. Going on an extended road trip can be grueling...

Cal senior midfielder beats sophomore midfielder Bonnie Ford for the ball Friday, Sept. 8 at Hornet Field.

Sac State soccer falls in double overtime to No. 24 Cal

September 9, 2017

The Sacramento State women’s soccer team met its stiffest competition yet after a 2-1 double overtime loss against the No. 24 ranked Cal Golden Bears Friday at Hornet Field. Cal took possession of...

Cynthia Booth, left, and Linda Starrie Le, rehearse for “Phoenix Rising.” The show will open on Sept. 13 and run until Sept. 24 in Solano Hall 1010.

Phoenix Rising dance concert inspired by social climate

September 5, 2017

Sacramento State students from the Department of Theatre and Dance will rise like a phoenix born from its predecessors’ ashes in their upcoming dance concert, “Phoenix Rising.” Phoenix Rising...

Sacramento State senior forward Kylee Smith races to the ball against UNLV forward Michaela Smith Friday, Sept. 1 at Hornet Field.

Women’s soccer team edged 1-0 by undefeated Texas

September 4, 2017

Following its victory over UNLV, the Sacramento State women’s soccer team challenged another team’s undefeated record in the form of the Texas Longhorns Sunday at Hornet Field. With an early goal...

(Graphic by Vu Chau)

Round Table Pizza voted ‘Best On-Campus Dining’ at Sac State

May 11, 2017

Click here for full results. Out of 22 restaurants on campus, Round Table Pizza was voted the best by The State Hornet’s readers in the Best of Sac State poll. While Round Table stands out from...

Herky the Hornet leads the football team onto the field against Western Oregon on Sept. 3, 2016. (Photo by Matthew Dyer)

Herky the Hornet: 70 years at Sac State

May 4, 2017

Herky the Hornet is the ever-present mascot for Sacramento State and has represented the school for the past 70 years. But what does Herky mean for those who don the costume of the muscular wasp? The...

The Sacramento State rowing team competes in the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships against 30 other schools Saturday at Lake Natoma. (Photo by Michael Zhang)

Rowing team ends WIRA Championships with gold, bronze finishes

April 30, 2017

The Sacramento State rowing team competed against 30 other schools in the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships while being shorthanded Saturday and Sunday at Lake Natoma. A total...

The team of marketing and national business major Marissa Mendez and graduate electrical engineering student Ammar Ahmed present Craft Cube, a four-in-one user-friendly device that can 3D print, 3D scan, laser cut and mill, on April 21 at the Alumni Center. (Photo by Khanlin Rodgers)

Sac State entrepreneurs win prizes at ‘Future Four’ competition

April 25, 2017

A group of eight teams from four different colleges competed in the Future Four and More competition at Sacramento State on April 21 to see whose entrepreneurship was the most impressive. Future Four...

Sacramento State junior Kennedy Kurtz digs for the ball against San Francisco Saturday at Livermore Community Park in Folsom. (Photo by Andro Palting)

Beach volleyball team victorious in last 3 regular-season games

April 16, 2017

The Sacramento State beach volleyball team won its last three regular-season contests against San Francisco, San Jose State and Cal Poly Saturday at Livermore Community Park in Folsom. This was the...

The Sacramento State varsity four team finishes second in its race in the Lake Natoma Invitational Sunday at the Sac State Aquatic Center. (Photo by Carlo Marzan)

Sac State falls short of first-place finishes at Lake Natoma Invitational

April 9, 2017

The Sacramento State rowing team came up short Sunday as its second varsity eight and varsity four team finished second in the Lake Natoma Invitational. The Hornets’ varsity eight and third varsity...

#SacStateSays: Are you going to vote in the ASI elections? Why or why not?

#SacStateSays: Are you going to vote in the ASI elections? Why or why not?

April 5, 2017

On April 12 and 13, Sacramento State students can vote online in the annual spring Associated Students, Inc. elections. Voter turnout has risen in recent years, but has still been low, as just...

Sacramento State varsity eight finishes first at Hornet Invitational Saturday at Lake Natoma. (Photo by Carlo Marzan)

Women’s rowing team captures four golds, three silvers at Hornet Invitational

March 19, 2017

The Sacramento State women’s rowing team returned to Lake Natoma and took first place in varsity four against four other colleges Saturday in the Hornet Invitational. The Hornets took second in all...

Sacramento State senior Madeline Cannon spikes the ball for a point against Boise State Sunday at the Livermore Community Park. (Photo by Matthew Dyer)

Sac State spiked against Boise State beach volleyball team

March 12, 2017

The Sacramento State women’s beach volleyball team lost to Boise State Sunday in a 5-0 sweep at Livermore Community Park in Folsom. The Hornets' No. 5 duo of juniors Lana Brown and Hannah Meadows...

Sacramento State sophomore Kennedy Kurtz bump sets the ball for senior teammate Lauren Aikels in a match against San Jose State Saturday at Livermore Community Park in Folsom. (Photo by Cassie Dickman)

Beach volleyball team serves losses to San Francisco, San Jose State

March 12, 2017

The Sacramento State beach volleyball team defeated the San Francisco Dons (5-0) and San Jose State Spartans (3-2) Saturday at Livermore Community Park in Folsom. The No. 1 team of Madeline Cannon and...

Sacramento State freshman Sofia Gulnova forehands the ball for a point against Montana Saturday at Spare Time Indoor Tennis Center. (Photo by Matthew Dyer)

Women’s tennis team splits doubleheader against Montana, Montana State

March 5, 2017

The Sacramento State women's tennis team split a doubleheader Saturday as the Hornets defeated the Montana Grizzlies and lost to the Montana State Bobcats at Spare Time Indoor Tennis Center. Montana...

Sacramento/Black Art of Dance, which will perform in the University Theatre in Shasta Hall beginning on Feb. 22, is a retirement celebration for African-Caribbean Dance, Choreography, Dunham Technique Professor Linda Goodrich. The product will also be Goodrichs final performance with the show. (Photo courtesy of Theater and Dance Department)

Sac State celebrates 25 years of Sacramento/Black Art of Dance

February 14, 2017

Sacramento/Black Art of Dance will be celebrating its 25th anniversary from Feb. 22 to 26 at the University Theatre in Shasta Hall. Professor Linda Goodrich founded S/BAD as a club in the PE department...

Sacramento State senior gymnast Julia Konner leaps during her beam routine against Alaska Anchorage at the Nest on Feb. 3. (Photo by Nicole Fowler)

Sac State gymnastics team bounces back against Alaska Anchorage

February 4, 2017

The Sacramento State gymnastics team bounced back from Sunday’s loss to UC Davis after beating Alaska Anchorage 194.000-190.900 at the Nest on Friday. The gymnastics team's quote for the entire weekend...

Sacramento State senior gymnast Julia Konner prepares to begin her floor exercise at the 40th Anniversary Causeway Classic on Sunday in the Pavilion at UC Davis. Konner placed sixth on floor with a score of 9.775. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

Gymnastics team falls to UC Davis in Causeway dual meet

January 30, 2017

  The Sacramento State gymnastics team fell to UC Davis 194.925-193.050 in the Causeway dual meet at the Pavilion on Sunday. The meet also acted as a celebration of the 40-year-old rivalry between...

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