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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor
Jenn Galinato

Jenn Galinato, News Staffer

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Jenn Galinato is a fourth-year political science/journalism and international relations double major. She returns to The State Hornet for a second semester as a News staffer for the 2023-2024 term.

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The ‘BECOMING’ mural is a central focal point of the murals revealed near the University Union and was created by Heather Hogan, a professor at Sacramento City College Wednesday, April 10, 2024. The murals are the second installment of the university’s “A Place of Belonging Murals” multiyear mural project.

A brush with legacy: Campus mural art unveiling marks a milestone

Seven new murals unveiled as a part of a campus multi-year project
Jenn Galinato, Staffer
April 16, 2024
As a part of Sac State’s commitment to fostering change toward an antiracist and inclusive campus plan, seven new murals were unveiled.
Various signs featured the suicide and crisis hotline to promote its usage Thursday, April 11, 2024. The hotline serves as an accessible 24/7 line that can be used by anyone to call or text a crisis counselor at any time.

[Photo] GALLERY: Sac State hosts 13th-annual Out of the Darkness Walk

Ismael Martinez Castillo, Staffer
April 16, 2024

Various signs featured the suicide and crisis hotline to promote its usage Thursday, April 11, 2024. The hotline serves as an accessible 24/7 line that can be used by anyone to call or text a crisis counselor...

El Departamento de Policía de Sacramento y vehículos de CSI estacionados afuera de la estación de tren ligero en las calles 65th y University el jueves, 21 de marzo de 2024. La policía de Sacramento dijo que el tiroteo tuvo lugar aquí, aparte del incidente del robo de auto.(Foto por Michael Pepper)

Un muerto y dos heridos en tiroteo, robo de auto cerca del campus

Los sospechosos aún no han sido identificados
Arely Duran and Jenn Galinato
April 12, 2024
Ocurrió un robo de auto en la estación de tren ligero University/65th Street, cerca del campus de Sac State, en el mismo lugar donde se produjo un tiroteo que dejó un muerto y dos heridos.
Students for Quality Education’s student intern Michael Lee-Chang leading protesters toward Sacramento Hall Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Protesters rallied outside the building before dropping SQE flyers at President Luke Wood’s office.

[Photo] Students gather across campus to protest 34% tuition increase

Analah Wallace, News Editor
April 10, 2024

Students for Quality Education’s student intern Michael Lee-Chang leading protesters toward Sacramento Hall Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Protesters rallied outside the building before dropping SQE flyers...

Students protest for trans rights in front of Amador Hall against Turning Point USA’s event featuring former collegiate swimmer Paula Scanlan Tuesday, April 2, 2024. Various student groups attended the protest such as Allied Students for Justice, Lavender Alliance and Students for Quality Education at Sac State.

[Photo] Sac State trans rights advocates protest in opposition to Turning Point USA speaker

Micah Yip, staffer
April 3, 2024

Students protest for trans rights in front of Amador Hall against Turning Point USA’s event featuring former collegiate swimmer Paula Scanlan Tuesday, April 2, 2024. Various student groups attended the...

 Sacramento City Police Department and CSI vehicles parked outside the University and 65th Street light rail station Thursday, March 21, 2024. The shooting was said by Sac City PD to have taken place here, separately from the carjacking incident.

BREAKING: One dead and two injured in near-campus shooting and carjacking

Suspects have yet to be identified
Jenn Galinato, Staffer
March 21, 2024
A carjacking occurred at the University/65th Street light rail station near Sacramento State’s campus in the same place as a shooting that left one dead and two injured.
 Signage notating the entrance, language assistance and hours of the vote center located in the Willow Suite, Room 1 in Modoc Hall Monday, March 4, 2024. The Vote Center is open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. to assist students with all their voting needs during Super Tuesday.

Sac State hosts on-campus vote center for the 2024 primary election

Same-day registration, in-person voting and ballot drop-offs available
Micah Yip and Jenn Galinato
March 5, 2024
Sac State’s on-campus voting center is open to students and Sacramento County voters for the 2024 presidential primary election on March 5.
The Sacramento State sign covered with a banner at the on-campus CFA strike Jan. 22, 2024. The majority of CFA members voted in favor of the tentative agreement which extends into the upcoming academic term. (Photo by Alyssa Branum, Graphic created in Canva by Analah Wallace)

CFA votes to ratify tentative agreement

Over 76% CFA members voted to ratify the tentative agreement
Jenn Galinato, Staffer
February 19, 2024
California Faculty Association announced the results of their vote for the tentative agreement proposed by California State University’s management, with 76% of the membership voting to approve.
The Teamsters Local 10 union participated in the wage strike alongside the California Faculty Association on Dec. 7, 2023. Notable members of the union were spotted protesting and giving speeches in support of better pay and working conditions.

[Photo] BREAKING: Teamsters call off strike with the CFA

Analah Wallace, News Editor
January 20, 2024

The Teamsters Local 10 union participated in the wage strike alongside the California Faculty Association on Dec. 7, 2023. Notable members of the union were spotted protesting and giving speeches in support...

California Faculty Association protesters outside of Sacramento State marching on J Street Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023. The CFA strike at Sac State was the final day of the four day strike across California State University campuses.

[Photo] Sac State faculty strikes on campus to demand better pay and working conditions

Associated Students Inc. President Nataly Andrade-Dominguez holds a sign in support of professors at the California Faculty Association strike Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023. Andrade-Dominguez’s sign read, “ASI...

CFA announced a date for a strike in December on Thursday, Nov. 9th, 2023. For some students, the strike brings worry to both their academics and careers. (Graphic created in Canva by Alyssa Branum)

Higher stakes for higher education: Students worry about strike impact

Concerned students stress over their academics
Michaela Graves and Jenn Galinato
November 17, 2023
With a potential faculty strike looming, some Sac State students are left both worried and wondering how they’ll be able to finish the academic term successfully.
Teamsters gather at Sacramento State’s north entrance, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023. Members were broken into groups to occupy a corner of the intersection of J Street and State University Drive.

BREAKING: Teamsters go on a one-day strike at Sac State

Members striking for better pay to keep up with rising inflation rates
Julianna Rodriguez and Jenn Galinato
November 14, 2023
Demonstrators from Teamsters Local 2010 held a one-day strike across CSU campuses, including Sac State, after the two parties failed to reach mediation on Oct. 31.
Sophomore linebacker Oge Feo tackles freshman running back Paul Holyfield Jr. in the stadium during the game Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023. Feo has 6 career tackles this season- 3 each in assisting and solo.

[Photo] Hornets’ potent offense secures a win over Cal Poly

Joey Aguirre, Staffer
November 12, 2023

Sophomore linebacker Oge Feo tackles freshman running back Paul Holyfield Jr. in the stadium during the game Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023. Feo has 6 career tackles this season- 3 each in assisting and solo.

California Faculty Association members come together at Amador Halls seating area, Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023. Members participated in strike chants and asked to vote throughout the week to authorize a strike.

BREAKING: CFA votes to approve potential strike

Over 95% of CFA members voted to authorize a strike
Jenn Galinato, Staffer
October 30, 2023
The CFA has announced the results of their vote to authorize a strike, with over 95% of members voting in approval.
A table near the Library Quad paying tribute to the fallen innocents who died in the attacks on Gaza, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023. It’s decorated with candles, flowers and posters held by protesters.

[Photo] Students for Justice in Palestine hold a walkout

Analah Wallace, Staffer
October 27, 2023

A table near the Library Quad paying tribute to the fallen innocents who died in the attacks on Gaza, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023. It’s decorated with candles, flowers and posters held by protesters.

An additional four members of CapRadios Board of Directors have resigned, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023. There are only seven directors left on the board. (Graphic created in Canva by Jacob Peterson, Photo by Cristian Gonzalez)

BREAKING: CapRadio Board of Directors sees another round of resignations

Currently there are only seven members left on the board
Jenn Galinato and Jacob Peterson
October 11, 2023
Sacramento State confirmed four more members of the CapRadio Board of Directors have resigned from their positions in a press release Wednesday evening.
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.
Riverview Hall, which houses freshmen, sophomores and upper-class students, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023. According to the Sacramento State Police Department’s crime bulletin, a sexual assault occurred there on Sunday, Oct. 1.

BREAKING: Sexual assault reported at Riverview Hall

This is the second sexual assault to occur this semester
Jenn Galinato, Staffer
October 5, 2023
A sexual assault was reported at Riverview Hall on Sunday, being the newest report the campus has had this semester.
Herky the Hornet leads the team out to the field, followed closely by senior wide receiver Carlos Hill before the game Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023. The Hornets beat the Lumberjacks in a 30-31 thriller.

[Photo] ‘I’m really proud of him’: Sac State safety elevates to hero against Northern Arizona

Jack Freeman, Sports Editor
September 30, 2023

Herky the Hornet leads the team out to the field, followed closely by senior wide receiver Carlos Hill before the game Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023. The Hornets beat the Lumberjacks in a 30-31 thriller.

Sacramento County Sheriff deputies on the scene of an arrest following a pursuit of a stolen vehicle by Parking Structure 5, Monday, Sept. 25, 2023. A deputy on the scene said the damage to the vehicle occurred due to it hitting a pole.

BREAKING: Stolen vehicle pursuit ends with arrest on campus

Sacramento Police followed the suspect via helicopter
Jenn Galinato, Staffer
September 25, 2023
A suspect was arrested at Parking Structure 5, following pursuit from the Sacramento County Sheriff.
Lassen Hall services, such as the Bursar’s Office pictured Tuesday Sept. 19, 2023, will become an even stronger resource for students seeking financial aid following the CSU System 6% increase. The tuition increase will leave many students wondering how this will impact their finances over the course of their time at Sac State.

‘How much are you willing to pay for your dreams?’: CSU to increase tuition

Students unaware and upset by impact of new tuition increase
Jenn Galinato, Staffer
September 25, 2023
Organizations and students on campus speak on the approval of a multi-year tuition increase proposal on Sept. 13.
New Interim Vice President of Student Affairs Aniesha Mitchell in her office at Lassen Hall, Tuesday, Sep. 12, 2023. Her appointment to the role was announced via SacSend on Sep. 8.

Aniesha Mitchell appointed interim vice president of Student Affairs

Previously, Mitchell worked with President Luke Wood at SDSU
Jenn Galinato, Staffer
September 20, 2023
Aniesha Mitchell fills the role of Sac State’s Interim Vice President of Student Affairs, a position previously held by Ed Mills before he left at the end of spring 2023.
The California Faculty Association and other protestors stand outside the California State University’s Chancellors Office in Long Beach, California Wednesday Sept. 13, 2023. The CSU Board of Trustees approved a multi-year 6% tuition increase beginning fall 2024. (Photo courtesy of Michael Lee-Chang)

BREAKING: CSU Board of Trustees approves tuition increase proposal

Tuition increases to begin as of the 2024-2025 academic year
Analah Wallace and Jenn Galinato
September 13, 2023
The California State University Board of Trustees voted to pass the proposed five-year tuition increase.
Jenkins Hall, a co-ed student residence on campus, Thursday, Sep. 7, 2023. A sexual assault was reported there on Aug. 31.

BREAKING: Sexual assault at Jenkins Hall

A new incident occurred within the first week of the semester at Jenkins Hall
Analah Wallace and Jenn Galinato
September 7, 2023
A Sexual Assault Case opens the first week of the fall semester.
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