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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
Emmely Ramirez

Emmely Ramirez, staff writer

Emmely Ramirez joined The State Hornet in fall 2020 as a staff writer on the general assignment desk. She is a sophomore majoring in journalism.
All content by Emmely Ramirez
The Sac State IIPP COVID-19 Safety Plan protocols for students and faculty on campus are assembled to reduce the risk of a COVID-19 infection, but cannot guarantee that the spread of the infection will not occur. Graphic made in Canva by Jenna Cooper and Emmely Ramirez.

Sac State COVID-19 protocol, unmasked

Affected students discuss how Sac State handles housing and sports
Jenna Cooper and Emmely Ramirez
December 17, 2020
As COVID-19 cases rise in Sacramento, what is Sac State doing to keep students on campus safe? Students living on campus share how they feel about Sac State’s COVID-19 protocols.
Andy Pestana and Sarah Hawkins photographed by Kristina Claudio, the leader behind the non-profit organization Highlights and Shadows. Claudio has been offering wildfire victims free portrait photo shoots to replace photographs lost from Northern California widfires. Photo courtesy of Kristina Claudio.

Local photographer offers free photoshoot services to wildfire victims

Emmely Ramirez and Estefany Nuñez
December 15, 2020
“It’s nice to have some nice pictures of us that show we’re not always exhausted and grumpy because of the fire,” said Sarah Hawkins, a California wildfire survivor who took photos with local photographer, Kristina Claudio and her team.
California State University Chancellor Timothy White speaks to the CSU Board of Trustees for the final time before retiring in December Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. White has been chancellor of the CSU since 2012. Screenshot via YouTube by Camryn Dadey.

Chancellor Timothy White gives final remarks to CSU Board of Trustees before retirement

Praises university system’s inclusion and equity
Emmely Ramirez
November 19, 2020
California State University Chancellor Timothy White gave his final speech before his retirement in December to the CSU Board of Trustees during its meeting Wednesday, praising the university system for its inclusion and equity.
Dance classes were not approved before the semester to take place in person leaving students to learn and practice their routines via Zoom. Graphic by Tara Gnewikow

Step up: How COVID-19 is affecting Sac State dance majors

Emmely Ramirez
November 13, 2020

With most in-person classes suspended at Sacramento State, students have had to adjust to a new reality, including students in the dance program who are taking all their classes via Zoom. Sac State...

Captain of the Sac State womens tennis team Frana Ugarkovic poses with her racquet on Oct. 2, 2020. For health and safety reasons Ugarkovic is currently in Croatia practicing for senior season.

Sac State women’s tennis captain trains overseas and connects with team virtually

Emmely Ramirez
October 7, 2020
Sacramento State senior and women’s tennis captain Frana Ugarkovic is currently in Croatia, unable to be with her team in Sacramento due to COVID-19.
Flash back to the week of !0/4 in Hornets sports history.

This week in Hornet sports history: Week of 9/21

Sac State alumnus gets Olympic bronze medal, big wins for both the football and soccer team
Emmely Ramirez
September 21, 2020
With live sports currently on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, sports writers for The State Hornet will be going through the archives each week to highlight some of the best performances in Sac State Athletics history.
Sacramento State soccer players Shay Valenzano and Christina Lazar donating bags of clothes, shoes and toiletries on Thursday Aug. 27, 2020. The pair created a donation center for the Sac State women’s soccer team to help those affected by the fires.

Sac State women’s soccer donates to people affected by California fires

With season on hold, team focuses on charity work
Emmely Ramirez
September 13, 2020

The Sacramento State women's soccer team donated clothes, shoes and about $200 worth of toiletries Aug. 27 to people affected by this summer’s California fires. This year wildfires in California have...

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