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The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

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Cody Demps prepares to shoot a free throw against Southern Utah during his freshman year at Sac State. Demps played four seasons on the mens basketball team and also played football while at Sac State.

[Photo] Sac State alumnus Cody Demps plans to return to NBA

Richard Ivanowski
October 23, 2019

Cody Demps prepares to shoot a free throw against Southern Utah during his freshman year at Sac State. Demps played four seasons on the men's basketball team and also played football while at Sac State.

No. 22 Alle Moreno drives to the basket during a game inside The Nest. 

[Photo] Women’s basketball looks for win over Northern Colorado

State Hornet Staff
February 20, 2014

No. 22 Alle Moreno drives to the basket during a game inside The Nest. 

Hornet sophomore guard Cody Demps matched his career high with 16 points against Portland State in Portland. 

[Photo] Hornets win in Portland for the first time since 2006

State Hornet Staff
February 16, 2014

Hornet sophomore guard Cody Demps matched his career high with 16 points against Portland State in Portland. 

No. 22 Alle Moreno drives to the basket during a game inside The Nest. 

[Photo] Moreno lifts Sac State past Anteaters with late 3-pointer

State Hornet Staff
December 14, 2013

No. 22 Alle Moreno drives to the basket during a game inside The Nest. 

Hornet junior quarterback, No. 12, Garrett Safron works with the offensive line on Sunday at Hornet Stadium during the first practice of the 2013 season.

[Photo] Football resumes, players look to secure open spots

Alex Grotewohl
August 5, 2013

Hornet junior quarterback, No. 12, Garrett Safron works with the offensive line on Sunday at Hornet Stadium during the first practice of the 2013 season.

Chop the pepperonis into dime-sized pieces and set aside to cover the fries with the cheese and sauce after the fries have cooked.

[Photo] Turn a fry dish into a cheesy snack

Anna Puccinelli
May 15, 2013

Chop the pepperonis into dime-sized pieces and set aside to cover the fries with the cheese and sauce after the fries have cooked.

Hornet senior forward No. 24, Kylie Kuhns, finished her career at Sac State with 1,504 points and 1,234 rebounds. 

[Photo] Seniors bid farewell

Clifton Jones and Gabe Pacheco
May 14, 2013

Hornet senior forward No. 24, Kylie Kuhns, finished her career at Sac State with 1,504 points and 1,234 rebounds. 

Junior in sociology, Matt Jira, Social Chair of Delta Lambda Phi.

[Photo] Progressive fraternity establishes itself at Sac State

Kaitlin Sansenbach
April 30, 2013

Junior in sociology, Matt Jira, Social Chair of Delta Lambda Phi.

The newly elected ASI board members pose for a group photo in the Library Quads fountain after the ASI Election Results Party on Wednesday.

[Photo] Nielsen Gabriel wins ASI president; highest voter numbers in years

Natalie Gray and Kaitlin Sansenbach
April 24, 2013

The newly elected ASI board members pose for a group photo in the Library Quad's fountain after the ASI Election Results Party on Wednesday.

earth day 5

Joseph de Ocampo
April 17, 2013

Pi Kappa Alpha junior in film studies, Milo Mendoza, drops public relations junior and Alpha Chi Omega president, Brielle Nevill, into the dunk tank in the Library Quad on Wednesday. Students were given...

Alpha Chi Omega President Katie Dillen waits to be dunked as sophomore civil engineer Jason Estrella makes a throw on Wednesday for the Earth Day events in the Library Quad.

[Photo] Sac State celebrates Earth Day with recycling bins and dunk tanks

Joe Davis
April 17, 2013

Alpha Chi Omega President Katie Dillen waits to be dunked as sophomore civil engineer Jason Estrella makes a throw on Wednesday for the Earth Day events in the Library Quad.

Knead the dough mix and place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

[Photo] Try the mini version of Southern pecan pies

Camille Anglo
April 6, 2013

Knead the dough mix and place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

After letting the sugar water mix sit overnight in the refrigerator, pour into a sizable glass with ice and whisky or bourbon. Alternative serving glassware could be silver or pewter cups.

[Photo] Cool Mint Juleps to help freshen up on a warm day

Anna Puccinelli
April 1, 2013

After letting the sugar water mix sit overnight in the refrigerator, pour into a sizable glass with ice and whisky or bourbon. Alternative serving glassware could be silver or pewter cups.

The wicked tofu quiche includes ingredients such as peanut butter, turmeric, mustard and most of all, tofu.

[Photo] How to make a wicked yummy tofu quiche without eggs

Janice Daniels
March 20, 2013

The wicked tofu quiche includes ingredients such as peanut butter, turmeric, mustard and most of all, tofu.

Sacramento State business senior, Alison Turner, comforts Chico, whom she found in Browns Valley four years ago.

[Photo] Woman is dogs’ best friend at Sac State student’s privately funded dog rescue

State Hornet Staff
March 12, 2013

Sacramento State business senior, Alison Turner, comforts Chico, whom she found in Browns Valley four years ago.

Divers extract the body found in the American River on Tuesday morning. Scott Morse, spokesperson for the Sacramento City Police, said the body will be identified by the coroners office.

[Photo] Body found in American River

Natalie Gray and Alex Poggione
March 5, 2013

Divers extract the body found in the American River on Tuesday morning. Scott Morse, spokesperson for the Sacramento City Police, said the body will be identified by the coroner's office.

Hornet freshman No. 6, Chris Lewis, hits against Riverside in the second game of the doubleheader in John Smith field on Saturday.

[Photo] Baseball unable to complete doubleheader sweep

State Hornet Staff
February 24, 2013

Hornet senior pitcher No. 29, Tyler Hoelzen, pitches against Riverside in John Smith field during the doubleheader on Saturday.

Lower Level - Abandoned catalogs

[Photo] Library houses hidden treasures

Fabian Garcia
February 20, 2013

Lower Level - Abandoned catalogs

The Hornet basketball team line up before the game against Southern Utah in the Nest wearing their new gold alternate jerseys.

[Photo] Buzz of the Crowd: Sac State is golden at home

State Hornet Staff
January 30, 2013

The Hornet basketball team line up before the game against Southern Utah in the Nest wearing their new gold alternate jerseys.

Justin Hamilton, general manager of the Jamba Juice located in the Union, makes a smoothie for a customer.

[Photo] The Affordable Care Act will not change much for some Sacramento State businesses; leaves others in confusion

Nick Scheuer
January 30, 2013

Justin Hamilton, general manager of the Jamba Juice located in the Union, makes a smoothie for a customer.

Hornets junior guard No. 1, Jackson Carbajal, plays against Bears sophomore forward No. 22, Tim Huskisson, in the Nest on Saturday.

[Photo] Hornets find offense from others while Garrity remains injured

State Hornet Staff
January 27, 2013

Hornets' junior guard No. 1, Jackson Carbajal, plays against Bears' sophomore forward No. 22, Tim Huskisson, in the Nest on Saturday.

Hornet junior guard No. 22, Alle Moreno runs past Weber State freshmen guard No. 21, Desiree Ramos, in Colberg Court. Moreno led the Hornets in scoring with 24 points with six three-point goals.

[Photo] Women’s basketball eclipses 100 points in win against Weber State

State Hornet Staff
January 19, 2013

Hornet junior guard No. 22, Alle Moreno runs past Weber State freshmen guard No. 21, Desiree Ramos, in Colberg Court. Moreno led the Hornets in scoring with 24 points with six three-point goals.

Hornet senior outside hitter Janelle Currey serves the ball in The Nest. 

[Photo] Hornet volleyball team ends season just a hair from playoffs

Maikalina Madali
December 5, 2012

Hornet senior outside hitter Janelle Currey serves the ball in The Nest. 

After you take the cupcakes out of the oven, be sure to let them cool as the frosting will not set properly on hot cakes. Sprinkle with cocoa powder or cinnamon before serving.

[Photo] Red velvet cupcakes your sweetie will love

Camille Anglo and Kaitlin Bruce
November 28, 2012

After you take the cupcakes out of the oven, be sure to let them cool as the frosting will not set properly on hot cakes. Sprinkle with cocoa powder or cinnamon before serving.

An Aggie runs to stop a Hornet from catching the ball in the end zone. 

football vs davis

Joseph de Ocampo
November 18, 2012

An Aggie runs to stop a Hornet from catching the ball in the end zone. 

The Causeway Cup sits on the Hornets sidelines in Hornet Stadium during the Causeway Classic on Nov. 19, 2011.

[Photo] Buzz of the Crowd: Bring back the carriage

State Hornet Staff
November 14, 2012

The Causeway Cup sits on the Hornet's sidelines in Hornet Stadium during the Causeway Classic on Nov. 19, 2011.

A Bruiser jammer rounds past her opponents in the University Union Ballroom track on Thursday evening.

Sac City Rollers hold bout in University Union

Joseph de Ocampo
November 2, 2012

A Bruiser jammer rounds past her opponents in the University Union Ballroom track on Thursday evening.

Hornet senior outside hitter Janelle Currey serves the ball in The Nest. 

[Photo] Volleyball remains one spot out of postseason contention

Joe Davis
November 1, 2012

Hornet senior outside hitter Janelle Currey serves the ball in The Nest. 

The Cal Poly Mustangs faced off against Sacramento State in Hornet Field on Saturday. The Hornets won over the Mustangs, 35-29.

[Photo] Hornet football gives Cal Poly first loss

State Hornet Staff
October 28, 2012

The Cal Poly Mustangs faced off against Sacramento State in Hornet Field on Saturday. The Hornets won over the Mustangs, 35-29.

No. 11 Jeff Badger has shown his teammates his leadership this season and is third on the team in tackles (60).

[Photo] Linebacker Badger leads by example

Joe Davis
October 24, 2012

No. 11 Jeff Badger has shown his teammates his leadership this season and is third on the team in tackles (60).

Members of Detachment 88, Sacramento States AIr Force ROTC, perform push-ups after the Hornets scored a touchdown against the Sioux on Saturday in Hornet Stadium.

ROTC preps students to lead

Joseph de Ocampo
October 3, 2012

Members of Detachment 88, Sacramento State's AIr Force ROTC, perform push-ups after the Hornets scored a touchdown against the Sioux on Saturday in Hornet Stadium.

MTV’s ‘The Buried Life’ comes to Sac State

Joseph de Ocampo
April 8, 2012

Messages of inspiration resonated through Sacramento State’s University Union Ballroom during “The Buried Life” lecture held Thursday. Hundreds of students gathered to hear the four-man crew of the...

Senior catcher Brent Hottman will be one of five seniors to
mentor this young team this season.

[Photo] Baseball team ready to climb the rankings

Joe de Ocampo
February 15, 2012

Senior catcher Brent Hottman will be one of five seniors to mentor this young team this season.


After a good start to the season, the women’s team has lost
five straight games.

[Photo] Sac State basketball went cold during a long winter break

Josh Stanley
January 25, 2012

After a good start to the season, the women’s team has lost five straight games.

Sacramento State Hornets forward Mallorie Franco defends Montana
Lady Griz forward Katie Baker on Saturday afternoon in the Nest.
Baker scored a game-high 22 points in Montanas 88-79 win.

[Photo] Women’s basketball lose shootout at home, now 2-5 in Big Sky

State Hornet Staff
January 22, 2012

Sacramento State Hornets forward Mallorie Franco defends Montana Lady Griz forward Katie Baker on Saturday afternoon in the Nest. Baker scored a game-high 22 points in Montana's 88-79 win.

Sacramento State womens basketball comeback falls short

Sacramento State women’s basketball comeback falls short

Joseph de Ocampo
January 20, 2012

Sac State Women's Basketball lost to Montana State University in the Nest Thursday night 71-76, after what seemed to be a comeback against the Bobcats in the second half, giving Sac State its fourth straight...

Freshman quarterback Garrett Safron runs against UC Davis during
the 58th Causeway Classic at Hornet Stadium on Saturday.

[Photo] Hornets lose second straight Causeway Classic

Dante Geoffrey
November 19, 2011

Freshman quarterback Garrett Safron runs against UC Davis during the 58th Causeway Classic at Hornet Stadium on Saturday.

Hornets defensive specialist Breanne Menees serves the ball
against Idaho State University during Saturdays game at Colberg
Court.

[Photo] Volleyball loses in five to Idaho State; in danger of missing playoffs

Nicole Bee
November 7, 2011

Hornets defensive specialist Breanne Menees serves the ball against Idaho State University during Saturday's game at Colberg Court.

Michele Norris, co-host of NPRs All Things Considered, was at
Sacramento State to discuss her new memoir The Grace of Silence,
which is about her familys racial roots and race relations in
America. 

[Photo] NPR co-host Michele Norris discusses race with students

Colin McAteer
October 26, 2011

Michele Norris, co-host of NPR's "All Things Considered," was at Sacramento State to discuss her new memoir "The Grace of Silence," which is about her family's racial roots and race relations in America. 

A Hornet fan wears an appropriately titled shirt while playing a
game of tailgate toss before Saturdays homecoming game against
Eastern Washington.

[Photo] Fans show their spirit at homecoming game

Josh Stanley
October 26, 2011

A Hornet fan wears an appropriately titled shirt while playing a game of tailgate toss before Saturday's homecoming game against Eastern Washington.

Hornets forward Chris Bettencourt attempts to take the ball from
Denver midfielder Taylor Hunter during Fridays game at Hornet
Field. Bettencourt scored one goal during the match, contributing
to the Hornet 2-1 victory over Denver.

[Photo] Men’s soccer defeats Denver 2-1, moves up in Big Sky standings

Daniel Morales
October 21, 2011

Hornets forward Chris Bettencourt attempts to take the ball from Denver midfielder Taylor Hunter during Friday's game at Hornet Field. Bettencourt scored one goal during the match, contributing to the...

Malaquias Montoya stands by his interpretation of an
execution. 

[Photo] Death penalty subject of Sac State art exhibit

Kaitlin Bruce
October 19, 2011

Malaquias Montoya stands by his interpretation of an execution. 


The Center for
Entrepreneurship, located on Folsom Halls second floor, houses
office space for students to collaborate in a professional
environment.

 

[Photo] Student resource in new center for entrepreneurship

Colin McAteer
October 12, 2011

The Center for Entrepreneurship, located on Folsom Hall's second floor, houses office space for students to collaborate in a professional environment.  


The Center for
Entrepreneurship, located on Folsom Halls second floor, houses
office space for students to collaborate in a professional
environment.

 

Entrepreneurship image 1

Joseph de Ocampo
October 12, 2011

The Center for Entrepreneurship, located on Folsom Hall's second floor, houses office space for students to collaborate in a professional environment.  

Sac State students prepare the luminary display in the Library
Quad on Thursday. The event was hosted by Alpha Chi Omega to help
raise domestic violence awareness.

Sorority shines light on violence

Joseph de Ocampo
October 5, 2011

The darkened library quad was illuminated by lit bags placed by Alpha Chi Omega sorority on Thursday evening to remember victims of domestic violence, dubbed the Luminary Project. The event is to help...



Denis Doute, CEO of the Societe Nationale des Chemins de francais,
and Holocaust survivor Liz Igra have a conversation within the
exhibit shortly after the gallerys ceremonial opening on Sept.
20. 



 
 

 

[Photo] Sac State’s ‘Courage to Remember’ portrays Holocaust

State Hornet Staff
October 5, 2011

Denis Doute, CEO of the Societe Nationale des Chemins de francais, and Holocaust survivor Liz Igra have a conversation within the exhibit shortly after the gallery's ceremonial opening on Sept. 20.       



Denis Doute, CEO of the Societe Nationale des Chemins de francais,
and Holocaust survivor Liz Igra have a conversation within the
exhibit shortly after the gallerys ceremonial opening on Sept.
20. 



 
 

 

Courage to Remember image 1

Joseph de Ocampo
October 5, 2011

Denis Doute, CEO of the Societe Nationale des Chemins de francais, and Holocaust survivor Liz Igra have a conversation within the exhibit shortly after the gallery's ceremonial opening on Sept. 20. ...

Sacramento Mountain Lions tight end Galen Stone dives into the
endzone against the Omaha Nighthawks on Saturday at Hornet
Stadium.

[Photo] MoLos lose in final seconds to Nighthawks

AJ Taylor
October 5, 2011

Sacramento Mountain Lions tight end Galen Stone dives into the endzone against the Omaha Nighthawks on Saturday at Hornet Stadium.

Hornets outside hitter No. 10 Eryn Kirby, senior, and teammate
attempt to block the Northern Colorado attack.

[Photo] Sac State volleyball beats Northern Colorado in 3 games

Nicole Bee
September 25, 2011

Hornets' outside hitter No. 10 Eryn Kirby, senior, and teammate attempt to block the Northern Colorado attack.

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