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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

Mitchel Bobo, Author

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Burger King is the fourth on-campus restaurant to close since May, joining Mother India Express, Ecogrounds and Hiraku Sushi. University Enterprises, Inc. is expanding its on-campus presence at Sac State as Burger King ends its over 30-year run due to rent increase.

Burger King fourth Sac State restaurant to close since May

Contracted venues close as UEI increases holdings of on-campus dining
July 22, 2019

Sacramento State’s University Union announced via Instagram that the campus Burger King would be closing its doors for good, marking the fourth on-campus restaurant closure since May. Burger King...

Images of William Molina were displayed on monitors at the Golden 1 Center on Saturday, May 18 at Sac States College of Business Administration commencement ceremony. Both Sac State President Nelsen and graduate Mia Kagianas paid tribute to him during their speeches, citing Molinas impact on the campus community.

William Molina awarded honorary degree posthumously at Sac State commencement

Molina died after being wounded in a pellet gun shooting
May 19, 2019

Sacramento State student William Molina was awarded a degree posthumously during Saturday’s commencement for the university’s College of Business Administration. Molina died on April 12 after being...

Muslim students gathered in the Auburn room of the recently renovated Union, where they held a Jumah, or, Friday prayer on April 12.

Sac State’s Muslim Student Association keeps faith amid stigmas, finals

Members express different ideals in following Islam
May 8, 2019

What is the Muslim Student Association? “As-salamu alaykum,” Faaiz Siddiqi said, as he stood behind the podium. These Arabic words translate to “Peace be upon you” and commenced the Jumah,...

Following the September 5, 1975 attempt on U.S. President Gerald Ford’s life by cultist Charles Manson Family member Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme, Secret Service agents rush President Ford towards the California State Capitol in Sacramento.

FROM THE ARCHIVES: FBI requests tapes from State Hornet interview with Manson cult member 44 years ago

FBI agents told then-State Hornet staff members that the bureau would issue subpoenas if they did not provide the tapes from an interview with Sandra “Blue” Good, a member of the famed 1960s serial killer Charles Manson’s cult family.
April 23, 2019

A fall 1975 issue features a standoff between State Hornet staff members and the FBI over the release of taped recordings and notes from interviews with Sandra “Blue” Good, a member of the famed 1960s...

Exhibit highlights include more recent events, such as campus reactions to Stephon Clarks death , left, and a 1998 issue celebrating the volleyball teams Big Sky Conference championship, middle.

70 years of The State Hornet cataloged in Sac State exhibit

April 5, 2019

The Donald & Beverly Gerth Special Collections and Archive is currently displaying a retrospective on The State Hornet’s coverage, dating back 70 years. The 70-year anniversary of Sacramento State’s...

Exhibit highlights include more recent events, such as campus reactions to Stephon Clarks death , left, and a 1998 issue celebrating the volleyball teams Big Sky Conference championship, middle.

70 years of The State Hornet cataloged in Sac State exhibit

April 2, 2019

The Donald & Beverly Gerth Special Collections & University Archives is currently displaying a retrospective on The State Hornet’s coverage, dating back 70 years. The 70-year anniversary of...

One student hoisted a shot while others away the rebound during All-In-Recreations adaptive basketball on Feb. 15, 2019 in The WELL.

AIR expands adaptive sports programming at Sac State

Student grown and operated program aims for inclusion
March 5, 2019

The WELL-based All In Recreation (AIR) has been offering adaptive recreational opportunities to the Sacramento State community since 2013, but are looking to continue expanding.    It began when Alivia...

Members of A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, and A Prayer, perform at the University Union Ballroom Monday. The phone number in the background connects to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Town hall shifts to address Stephon Clark through performance art

Powerful imagery and calls for inclusion highlight event
March 4, 2019

Sacramento State replaced its spring town hall with an event in the University Union Monday to address issues stemming from recent news surrounding Stephon Clark’s death. On Saturday, the Sacramento...

Sacramento State senior point guard and co-captain of the mens basketball team Marcus Graves returns to the court for his final season after a back injury he suffered in 2017. Graves spent the entire 2017-18 season recovering from a surgical procedure he underwent to fix a herniated disk.

Senior guard having career year after return from back surgery

Marcus Graves is focused on the here and now — winning the Big Sky Conference tournament
February 14, 2019

Co-captain and point guard of the Sacramento State men’s basketball team, Marcus Graves had played in 62 consecutive games since 2015 and was a member of the Hornet’s 21-win team during the 2014-15...

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