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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

Jacob Abbott, Author

All content by Jacob Abbott
Challenge the truth and push further

Challenge the ‘truth’ and push further

May 12, 2016

My time as a student at Sacramento State has been one of continuous learning. As a transfer student, I chose this university because I wanted to go where I knew no one, into a field of study I knew...

Woman’s body found near Sac State, possible homicide

April 29, 2016

UPDATED: A woman’s body was found floating in the American River near Sacramento State on Friday morning. Sacramento Police Department Lieutenant Glen Faulkner said the body had signs of trauma...

CSU chancellor, CFA talk for first time regarding strike

CSU chancellor, CFA talk for first time regarding strike

April 6, 2016

For the first time since the California Faculty Association announced it would strike for an increase in pay, California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White has sat down at the negotiation...

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Letter from the EIC

January 27, 2016

Welcome back Hornets. The State Hornet staff is ready to bring you event coverage from the 2016 spring semester. While our print edition will be released each Thursday, you can follow our daily...

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Letter from our new editor in chief

October 8, 2015

Transparency is one of the key principles when it comes to journalistic ethics. For that reason, I would like to introduce myself as the new editor-in-chief. I’ve been working for the organization...

Faculty Senate present awards to members for excellence at Sac State

March 7, 2015

The Faculty Senate presented its annual Outstanding Faculty Awards for 2014-15 academic year in the Redwood Room in the University Union at Sacramento State. The four categories of awards were given...

Committee begins search for new Sac State President

December 8, 2014

Members of the presidential search committee began the process of selecting a successor to Alexander Gonzalez, convening for the first time in the University Union Ballroom at Sacramento State on Dec....

Information Technology Committee not officially involved with strategic planning for Information Technology

November 23, 2014

The Faculty Senate discussed the level of involvement the Academic Information Technology Committee has with Information Technology in their meeting in the Foothill Suite on Thursday. When the Senate...

Student group speaks against Sac State arena

November 10, 2014

Members of Students for Quality Education voiced their concerns to the Faculty Senate regarding the proposal for a new arena and student center expected to raise student fees by $219 starting fall...

Re-accreditation policies considered

October 29, 2014

Members of the Graduate Studies Policy Committee met last Tuesday morning to discuss a possible framework for graduate learning outcomes, which will show evidence of student learning required for re-accreditation. The...

Phishing tricks Sac State with fishy emails

October 29, 2014

Recent phishing attempts to steal personal information via email have become more sophisticated than ever before, targeting Sacramento State students by appearing to seem like harmless email. Phishing...

Sac State seeks water policy experts

October 22, 2014

A recent initiative created by the administration of Academic Affairs focuses on hiring new professors with an expertise in water policy and several water-related fields including hydrogeology and...

Student fees run services on campus

October 15, 2014

Sacramento State students paying to attend fall classes, experienced a slight increase in mandatory campus-based fees for the 2014-15 academic school year. In 2011, the CSU network established a...

Sac State offers resources for students struggling with mental health

October 1, 2014

Student Health and Counseling Services provide Sacramento State students struggling with mental health concerns resources to break down the barriers and stigmas keeping them from their potential success. Mental...

Faculty Senate concerned over shared governance

September 17, 2014

Faculty Senate members met to voice their opinions on the administration’s recent disregard for the senate’s ability to make a nomination for the Selection Advisory Committee on Sept. 11. Two...

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