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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
Isabelle Juarez

Isabelle Juarez, newsletter editor

Isabelle Juarez joined The State Hornet fall 2020 and is currently in her second semester as newsletter editor. Isabelle started in the diversity and identity beat where she won an award in COVID-19 coverage from the Associated Collegiate Press before becoming co-deputy news editor. Isabelle is a senior political science-journalism major.

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Junior quarterback Jake Dunniway (12) and senior wide receiver Isaiah Gable (4) embrace after losing to South Dakota State on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. The Hornets hosted a second-round playoff game against the Jackrabbits.

[Photo] Sac State football falls to South Dakota State in 24-19 second round loss

December 4, 2021

Junior quarterback Jake Dunniway (12) and senior wide receiver Isaiah Gable (4) embrace after losing to South Dakota State on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. The Hornets hosted a second-round playoff game against...

Graduate guard Lianna Tillman (right) readies a drive to the basket in the third quarter on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. The Hornets defeated Sonoma State at the Hornets Nest in a 73-53 blowout.

[Photo] Sac State women’s basketball dominates against Sonoma State

November 17, 2021

Graduate guard Lianna Tillman (right) readies a drive to the basket in the third quarter on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. The Hornets defeated Sonoma State at the Hornets Nest in a 73-53 blowout.

Freshman running back Cameron Skattebo (32) stiff arms a Portland State defender at Hornet Stadium on Saturday, November 13, 2021. The Hornets are now 7-0 in conference play.

[Photo] Sac State crushes Portland State 49-20, team closer to Big Sky title

November 13, 2021

Freshman running back Cameron Skattebo (32) stiff arms a Portland State defender at Hornet Stadium on Saturday, November 13, 2021. The Hornets are now 7-0 in conference play.

Sophomore nickelback Jace O’Hara (right) and freshman safety Cameron Broussard (left) track the ball carrier down against Northern Arizona University on Oct. 23, 2021. The Hornets are 5-0 in Big Sky conference play after a close 27-24 victory against Northern Colorado.

[Photo] Sac State football escapes Northern Colorado with a 27-24 victory

October 30, 2021

Sophomore nickelback Jace O’Hara (right) and freshman safety Cameron Broussard (left) track the ball carrier down against Northern Arizona University on Oct. 23, 2021. The Hornets are 5-0 in Big Sky...

STATE HORNET BUZZED: Halloween Special

October 30, 2021

On this episode of Buzzed:    News editor Camryn Dadey, Newsletter editor Isabelle Juarez, DEI editor Emma Hall, and A&E staffer Zach Cimaglio discuss, debate and rank popular Halloween...

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Is your favorite Halloween candy good, bad, inedible or just ‘mid’?: STATE HORNET BUZZED

October 27, 2021

On this week’s spooky episode of Buzzed, we rank the most popular Halloween candies on a tier list to see which treats are the best and which ones are inedible. This week’s panel argues over how...

Junior quarterback Jake Dunniway (12) throws a screen to his right on Oct. 23, 2021, at Hornet Stadium. Dunniway was 21-35 for 328 yards and two touchdowns in the Hornets’ blowout of the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks 44-0.

[Photo] Sac State football routs Northern Arizona in 44-0 blowout victory

October 23, 2021

Junior quarterback Jake Dunniway (12) throws a screen to his right on Oct. 23, 2021, at Hornet Stadium. Dunniway was 21-35 for 328 yards and two touchdowns in the Hornets’ blowout of the Northern Arizona...

Sacramento State students will be able to change their grade basis starting April 5 according to a SacSend email from University Registrar Danielle Ambrose on Thursday, March 18, 2021. Graphic made in Photoshop.

President Nelsen announces ABC/no credit option for spring 2021

March 11, 2021
Students will have the option to select ABC/no credit grading for this semester.
Sacramento Country Director of Health Services Dr. Peter Beilenson (left) and Public Health Director Dr. Olivia Kasirye (right) discussed stay-at-home order and COVID-19 vaccine availability Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 over Zoom. Beilenson said everyone should prepared for stay-at-home order to last about six weeks. Screen shots taken by Jordan Parker via Zoom.

[Photo] Prepare for a 6-week stay-at-home order, Sacramento County Health officials say

December 4, 2020

Sacramento Country Director of Health Services Dr. Peter Beilenson (left) and Public Health Director Dr. Olivia Kasirye (right) discussed stay-at-home order and COVID-19 vaccine availability Thursday,...

Jamilia Land, left, founder of A.S.A.P. (Anti-Violence, Safety and Accountability) and family spokesperson, consoles Jayda James, center, and Dwayne James, parents of Sa’Quan Reed-James, 17, and Dewayne James Jr., 19, during the candlelight vigil at Arden Fair Mall in Sacramento, California, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. The James brothers were shot and killed at the exit by Forever 21 on Black Friday.

Candlelight vigil held for two teens killed at Arden Fair Mall

‘Having a gun doesn't make you a criminal’
December 2, 2020
Two brothers were killed in a shooting on Black Friday at the Arden Fair Mall. Friends and family held a vigil at the mall to honor the teens.
Brandon Padilla, director of athletic training (center), and others coordinated COVID-19 testing for Sac State student athletes in front of The WELL Nov. 3, 2020. The NCAA will require athletes to be tested three times a week once games begin.

[Photo] Athletes required to test for COVID-19 three times a week

November 24, 2020

Brandon Padilla, director of athletic training (center), and others coordinated COVID-19 testing for Sac State student athletes in front of The WELL Nov. 3, 2020. The NCAA will require athletes to be tested...

Heidi Woods, Cindy Delgado, Kaylin Moua, Sabrina Saechao, Cara Shuman and Scott Spence decided to dedicate their senior project to mental health awareness. The group is hosting a virtual event on Wednesday, Nov. 18 to talk about tips for mental wellness and services available at Sac State. Screenshot taken by Estefany Nuñez via Zoom.

[Photo] Sac State students coordinate mental health talk for senior project

November 17, 2020

Heidi Woods, Cindy Delgado, Kaylin Moua, Sabrina Saechao, Cara Shuman and Scott Spence decided to dedicate their senior project to mental health awareness. The group is hosting a virtual event on Wednesday,...

Fernando Rodriguez, 38, with his daughter Cecilia Rodriguez, 2, drops in his vote via a ballot box at Modoc Hall at Sacramento State Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. The hall previously held voting for Super Tuesday in March of this year.

Sac State students vote at Modoc Hall despite virtual semester

Vote center opened to Sacramento County voters with coronavirus precautions
November 3, 2020
Sacramento State opened its vote center in Modoc Hall for Sacramento County and Sac State students amid COVID-19 for the 2020 presidential election from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m Tuesday.
Political science major Lexi Nicodemus, right, attended Yom Kippur services virtually this year while wearing her kippah and tallit. Background photos courtesy of Hillel at Davis and Sacramento. Foreground photo courtesy of Lexi Nicodemus. Graphic by Chris Wong.

Jewish Sac State students celebrate High Holidays at home during pandemic

Though no Jewish campus club, students observe holidays virtually
September 30, 2020
Some ways Jewish students at Sac State are changing how they celebrate the High Holidays amid COVID-19: care packages from their synagogues, breakout sessions and virtual services.
The PRIDE Center and Special Collections and University Archives hosted Queer Welcome via Zoom Friday to showcase student activism at Sac State.

PRIDE Center’s virtual event showcases Sac State LGBTQ+ history, including landmark court case

September 25, 2020
The PRIDE Center and University Archives and Special Collections hosted a virtual “Queer Welcome” showcasing student activism through the years, including a landmark court battle.
A demonstrator holds a sign advocating for AB 1460 in the University Union at a Faculty Senate meeting Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Sacramento States Faculty Senate discussed the ethnic studies department’s resolution in opposition to the CSU Chancellor’s Office’s proposed implementation of the bill.

New ethnic studies requirement signed into law by Gov. Newsom

Sac State students graduating in 2025 will need to meet ethnic studies and race and ethnicity requirements
September 16, 2020
AB 1460 was signed into law, requiring all CSU undergraduates to complete a course in ethnic studies, beginning with the class of 2024-2025.
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