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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

Ilian Cervantes, Author

All content by Ilian Cervantes

Gymnastics geared up for Flipfest season opener

December 12, 2014

Last season the gymnastics team won conference with a season-high score of 195.650 and competed at regionals in Washington.After placing sixth in the all-around at the Seattle Regional on April 5, Kalliah...

Cheer squads set for Homecoming

October 14, 2014

Last academic year the Sacramento State cheerleading team ended with 30 total student-athletes. This season they added 20 new faces to the squad bringing the total to 50; each will be performing during...

Women’s volleyball continues to face challenges on the court

October 11, 2014

Sacramento State women’s volleyball (5-15, 0-5 Big Sky) hosted the Idaho State Vandals (7-10, 3-2 Big Sky) Saturday evening Oct. 11 losing 3-0 in a three-set match, (25-23, 25-22, 25-14) on Colberg Court.Junior...

Soccer programs prepares athletes for the pros

September 11, 2014

Former Sacramento State soccer athlete Max Alvarez completed his first season for Sacramento Republic professional soccer team this month, where he played midfielder.Alvarez reported to Sac Republic training...

Passion for student sports carries on campus

September 11, 2014

The Sacramento State Athletics department has seen a lot of change in administration with recent hires and promotions.Markus Jennings joined the Hornet family July 7 as the associate athletics director...

Cross country motto: comfortable with being uncomfortable

September 3, 2014

UC Davis took the Aggie Open Saturday morning at Putah Creek Reserve with the women winning the race 20-39 and the men winning 25-40.“For this meet we planned to work in groups,” said Sacramento State...

New senate bill would allow Dream Act students to qualify for loans

April 24, 2014

An estimated 6,400 CSU students unable to receive federal or private loans due to residency status would have the chance to close that gap in financial aid through a California Dream Loan. The Dream...

Ethnic studies professor Eric Vega lectures during the forum Thursday morning. 

Council for Affirmative Action calls for faculty diversity

April 8, 2014

The Council for Affirmative Action panelist speakers called Sacramento State students to action April 3, demanding diversity amongst faculty in a forum presentation marking 60 years since the landmark...

Student engineers strive to limit harmful storm water runoff

March 19, 2014

Sacramento State civil engineering students are working on research that aims to filter some of the metals, particles and nutrients to reduce the effects on fish and wildlife in rivers. When it...

Vice provost would assist in advancing mission of Academic Affairs

March 19, 2014

Sacramento State will welcome a new vice provost as part of Frederika Harmsen’s academic leadership team starting fall 2014. The vice provost is the principal academic officer for matters of academic...

Sacramento State will participate in prestigious solar decathlon event

February 26, 2014

The U.S. Department of Energy announced Feb. 13 that Sacramento State will compete against 20 globally selected universities by building a 1,000 square-foot solar home.“It is nice to get national recognition...

Affirmative action programs reconsidered under new California amendment

February 19, 2014

California voters will reconsider affirmative action programs in higher education on the November ballot after a proposed amendment passed the Senate last month.Approved by 54.6 percent of California voters...

Sacramento State looks to increase number of science and technology graduates

February 12, 2014

To keep up with the national demand for science, engineering, technology and mathematics career graduates, Sacramento State is offering academic resources to current students, professional development...

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