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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
Erick Mendoza

Erick Mendoza, News Staffer


Erick Mendoza is a fourth year political science-journalism major. He has ambitions of being able to make a difference in his community by bringing valuable information that affects Sac State at large. He one day hopes to work in cybersecurity and will pursue that line of work after he graduates.

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Provost Carlos Nevarez in his office, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023. Nevarez said he was eager to see the changes the bill could make to the local Sacramento economy in tandem with previously passed bills.

CSU to offer independent professional and applied doctoral degrees

Assembly Bill 656 will expand independent doctoral program opportunities
Erick Mendoza, Staffer
December 4, 2023
New career pathways are coming for CSU students who pursue doctorate degrees thanks to the signing of Assembly Bill 656 into law.
Sacramento State President Luke Wood and Associated Students Inc. President Nataly Andrade-Dominguez listens to students concerns and provides solutions during the second 100 Days of Listening forum Monday, Oct. 2, 2023. Wood and Andrade-Dominguez opened the listening session asking students why they chose Sac State to pursue their degree.

President Wood hosts another ‘100 days of listening’ student forum

Students highlight needs and concerns during the second listening town hall
Jenn Galinato and Erick Mendoza
October 5, 2023
President Luke Wood hosts a second ‘100 Days of Listening’ session to put students at the forefront of the campus’s future.
Sacramento State’s Police Department, Monday, Oct. 1, 2023. The Annual Security Report, released Sept. 15 as part of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policies & Campus Crime Statistics Act, reported a significant increase of crime on campus.

Sac State security report shows increase in crime on campus

The annual security report finds student safety issues on the rise
Erick Mendoza, Staffer
October 4, 2023
Sacramento State’s 2023 Annual Security Report released on Sept. 15 showed a significant increase in reports of domestic violence and stalking in addition to a claim that no hate crimes were committed on campus last year.
Sac State students visit the Parents & Families Program office during Phlagleblast inside the University Union Sept. 8, 2023. The University Union houses many of the student resources campus has to offer.

Unleash your potential with a treasure trove of campus resources

Learn about scholarships, ASI’s Food Pantry, The WELL and more!
Erick Mendoza, Staffer
September 21, 2023
Sacramento State has plenty of resources ready to support you the best it can. From scholarships to resource centers let’s see what our university has to offer.
The Associated Students Inc. executive board meeting takes place in the Green & Gold room in the University Union, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023. ASI Director of Graduate Studies Hisham Hussain was set to appeal his strike, but the hearing  was called off after the strike was changed to a warning.

ASI director issued warning for failing to respond to emails

Hisham Hussain, director of graduate studies, had his strike rescinded
Erick Mendoza, Staffer
September 19, 2023
Director of Graduate Studies Hisham Hussain received a strike after failing to respond to emails in a timely fashion, but was changed to a warning just before the hearing.
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