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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
Mengting Tian

Mengting Tian, staff writer

Mengting Tian joined The State Hornet in spring 2021 as a staff writer on the general assignment desk. She has been an international and transfer student working towards her bachelor’s in journalism at Sacramento State since fall 2018. She hopes to continue to study for a master’s degree and become a journalist.

All content by Mengting Tian
Every week The State Hornet compiles crimes recorded in the campus crime log into a map detailing their location and current status.

CRIME MAP: Aggravated assault reported on campus

Campus crime map from April 25 - May 8
May 12, 2021
Six crimes occurred at Sacramento State from April 25, 2021 to May 8, 2021.
Sacramento State is searching for the next chief of police after current chief Mark Iwasa announced his retirement. Vice President for Administration Jonathan Bowman said the search committee hopes to make a decision by the end of the spring semester or at the end of this coming summer.

Sac State’s police chief search continues amid criticism of recruiting firm

Current chief Mark Iwasa to retire this summer
May 5, 2021
After current Sacramento State police chief Mark Iwasa announced he will be retiring this summer, Sacramento State is searching for its next police chief.
JaNay Brown-Wood, Sac State Child and Adolescent Development professor, shares her love of writing with The State Hornet on March 8, 2021. Brown-Wood said love for children’s literature has been her strongest motivation. Photo courtesy of JaNay Brown-Wood.

Sac State professor’s book gets plugged on ‘The Late Show’

April 1, 2021
JaNay Brown-Wood, a child and adolescent development professor had her book “Imani’s Moon” mentioned on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” Find out more about Brown-Wood’s journey to being a children’s author.
Sacramento State freshman forward Benji Kikanovic tries to gain possession of the ball during a match against UC Riverside on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Kikanovic signed a one year deal with the San Jose Earthquakes on Feb. 16, 2021.

Sac State men’s soccer star signs deal with the San Jose Earthquakes

Sac State alum Benji Kikanovic is officially in the big leagues
March 5, 2021
Benji Kikanovic, a Sac State alum and former soccer player, has signed a one-year deal to the MLS San Jose Earthquakes.
Weekend Swarm Report: Baseball completes sweep and track starts strong

Weekend Swarm Report: Baseball completes sweep and track starts strong

Nine Saturday games lead to an action packed day
March 1, 2021
Sacramento State had nine games on Saturday and three more on Sunday. We recap all the action here on the Swarm report.

‘It’s been a huge adjustment’: Sac State softball team embraces changes entering 2021 season

2021 season began Friday against Cal Baptist
February 16, 2021

After COVID-19 swiftly ended the Sacramento State softball team’s spring 2020 season, the Hornets are back on the field with 18 players returning from the 2020 roster among the 25 athletes for the 2021...

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