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The State Hornet

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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
Diego Tejeda

Diego Tejeda, staff writer

Diego Tejeda is a staff writer on the general assignment desk for The State Hornet and has been published by The Elk Grove Citizen. In his spare time, he writes poetry, crashes motorcycles and philosophises about kimchi and rice. Tejeda used to cook in a Michelin-starred kitchen.

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Sacramento State’s Brandon Davis (11) passes the ball around Fresno Pacific A.J. Kirby (3) during the second half in the non-conference game at the Nest at Sac State in Sacramento, California, Jan. 3, 2021. Davis is going pro overseas to be the newest point guard to be signed onto the Mets de Guaynabo basketball team.

Sac State basketball player goes pro in Puerto Rico

May 14, 2021
Sacramento State's Brandon Davis talks about being the newest addition to the Mets de Guaynabo as a professional basketball player for the Baloncesto Superior Nacional league.
Casey Leebrick prepares for a shot on April 12, 2021 at El Macero Country Club. The Sacramento State men’s golf team gears up for Big Sky Conference Men’s Golf Championship. Photo by Bob Solorio. Graphic by Diego Tejeda.

Sac State men’s golf team leads after first round of Big Sky Tournament

Players prepare for championship many different ways from hours of practice to meditation
April 26, 2021
As the Big Sky Conference gets underway Sac State’s men’s golf team takes things one putt at a time.
 Matt Smith and Ryan Walstad fielding for the Hornets at John Smith Field. Smith and Walstad are first and second on the team in batting average. (Photos by Deanna Sanchez.)

[Photo] Senior baseball players Matt Smith, Ryan Walstad lead Hornets through abnormal season

April 23, 2021

Matt Smith and Ryan Walstad fielding for the Hornets at John Smith Field. Smith and Walstad are first and second on the team in batting average. (Photos by Deanna Sanchez.)

Sacramento State could hold classes with at least 50% capacity in the fall 2021 semester Provost Steve Perez said in the faculty senate meeting Thursday, March 18, 2021. The Provost cited the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease director Anthony Fauci behind the reason Sac State could have a higher capacity in its classes come August. Background photo by Rahul Lal. Graphic created in Canva.

Sac State students should expect to return to campus in fall 2021, provost says

Several course options and plans for the semester provided by Sac State
March 15, 2021
Sacramento State provost Steve Perez said students should expect to return to campus in the fall 2021 semester.
Andrea Ritchie discusses police violence, mass incarceration, and criminalization through the perspective of Black women and women of color in a Sac State virtual event Monday, March 8, 2021. The event was held in celebration of Women’s History Month and the 50th anniversary of the women’s studies department at Sacramento State. Screenshot taken via Zoom.

Attorney and activist Andrea Ritchie talks police violence against women of color

March 8, 2021
Activist and attorney Andrea Ritchie discussed the rising rates of female incarceration, the death of Breonna Taylor and police misconduct against women of color in honor of Women’s History Month.
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