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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
Michaela Graves

Michaela Graves, News Staffer


Michaela Graves is a transfer student from CRC where she was staff writer for the connection for two semesters. This is her first semester on the state hornet where she plans on continuing Pershing her dream in journalism and communications. When she's not at school you can find Michaela as a company member for Sac Dance Lab.

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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.

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

Demonstrators at Sac State participate in the final day of statewide organized CFA strikes at CSU campuses on Thursday.
CapRadio, the NPR-member station, has plans on how to face their financial challenges after the recent audit, Interim President Tom Karlo said. According to the station’s Linkedin, the station has almost 500,000 weekly listeners. .
(Photo by James Fife, Graphic created in Canva by Analah Wallace)

CapRadio officials break down post-audit financial issues and revenues

Subscribers and community support help keep station alive
Michaela Graves and Analah Wallace
November 20, 2023
CapRadio officials break down its financial distribution after the release of a CSU audit detailing the station’s poor financial management.
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.
Students seek assistance with financial aid at the Student Service Center in Lassen Hall, Thursday Nov. 9. Students can get help with their financial aid and scholarship opportunities with a team of advisors.

Middle Class Scholarship continues to help Sac State students

Students rely on the scholarship to relieve college expenses
Michaela Graves, Staffer
November 17, 2023
The Middle-Class Scholarship relieves financial stress for many CSUS students that are eligible.
It’s important for students to take care of their mental health with each coming semester. Student Health and Wellness, located in The WELLl, has a variety of counseling options for students seeking help with their mental health, including individual, group and peer counseling. (Graphic created in Canva by Analah Wallace)

Students can address mental health during their time at Sac State with on-campus counseling

Students share their thoughts on the mental health resources available to students
Michaela Graves and Analah Wallace
October 31, 2023
Sacramento State students offer their thoughts on dealing with mental health and the resources provided through Student Health, Counseling and Wellness.
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