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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

Kayleen Carter

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University Union expansion voted ‘Best New Construction Project’ in Best of Sac State poll

University Union expansion voted ‘Best New Construction Project’ in Best of Sac State poll

May 4, 2020

The votes are in and The University Union was voted “Best New Construction Project” in The State Hornet’s fourth annual Best of Sac State poll. The University Union currently has three floors...

Sac State alumnus Lauren Pulido currently works for the state legislature. Pulido appeared on this episode of the News Podcast to discuss Assembly Bill 2023.

NEWS PODCAST: Assembly Bill 2023 and deadnaming in the classroom

April 27, 2020

On this episode of The State Hornet’s News Podcast, our diversity and identity beat writer Kayleen Carter interviewed Lauren Pulido, a class of 2019 alumnus who now works at the state legislature, about...

Sac State psychology major, Asia Rios, posing for the camera on the day of her high school graduation from Sacramento Charter High School on Saturday, June 6, 2015. Rios passed under unknown circumstances on March 18. Photo courtesy of Ramonica Shorter-Glover.

‘For that to happen to her, I don’t get it’: Sac State student, RA unexpectedly dies

Asia Rios remembered through Zoom vigil
April 17, 2020

If there’s one memory that won’t fail to make Ramonica Shorter-Glover laugh, it is the memory of her daughter’s robot dance.  Shorter-Glover said the moments when she could get her daughter Asia...

A sign announcing the closure of the ASI Childrens Center on Monday, March 16. The center will be closed Tuesday, March 17 and will remain closed indefinitely.

Sac State ASI Children’s Center to close for childcare Tuesday

The center cites coronavirus concerns
March 16, 2020

The Associated Students, Incorporated Children’s Center at Sacramento State will close indefinitely starting Tuesday in response to the coronavirus, according to the ASI website and an email from the...

The WELL at Sac State will close until further notice after 6 p.m. Monday in an effort to mitigate COVID-19.

The WELL at Sac State to close indefinitely citing coronavirus concerns

March 16, 2020

The WELL at Sacramento State will close indefinitely due to concerns about the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a press release put out Monday.  The release said the WELL would close at 6 p.m. Monday...

Rosie Quinzel, a computer science major, poses in the Pride Center at the University Union at Sac State on Tuesday, Feb. 11. Quinzel is transgender and said she agrees students should be allowed to use their preferred names on diplomas.

‘It’s called a deadname for a reason’: Sac State LGBTQ+ students on importance of preferred names

AB 2023 would allow individuals to use preferred names on diploma
February 13, 2020

Lee Kennedy, a communications major at Sacramento State who identifies as transgender and nonbinary, was in a crowded classroom when their professor asked them what their name was before they changed it.  They...

Donny Lewis Jr., Chukwudi Nnodim and Jordan Neel pose for a photo near Lassen Hall on Monday, Feb. 4. All three men shared their thoughts on their experience as Black students.

Sac State students reflect on identity and the Black experience on campus

February 7, 2020

Throughout history, Black Americans have endured oppressive abuse.  They were forced to work in grueling, inhumane conditions for no pay. They were denied home ownership and the pursuit of interracial...

From left to right: Staff writer Nijzel Dotson,  freshman criminal justice major Hannah Rowlett and diversity and identity reporter Kayleen Carter. On Feb 5, 2020 they discussed the Black student experience at Sac State for this weeks episode of The State Hornet News Podcast.

NEWS PODCAST: The Black student experience at Sac State

February 6, 2020

This week on The State Hornet News Podcast, diversity and identity beat reporter Kayleen Carter and staff writer Nijzel Dotson sit down with freshman criminal justice major Hannah Rowlett to discuss the...

Racial equality activist Ruby Bridges addresses the crowd during the 21st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at the Sac State Union Ballroom on Sunday, Jan. 26. Bridges was recognized for being the first Black child to desegregate an elementary school in the south.

Ruby Bridges honored at Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at Sac State

Bridges was the first Black student to desegregate a southern school
January 26, 2020

Sacramento State held the 21st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration in the University Union Ballroom on Saturday evening with a keynote speech from civil rights activist Ruby Bridges. Bridges was...

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