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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

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Sac State senior outside hitter Sarah Davis prepares to serve the ball against Northern Colorado Thursday, Oct. 17 at The Nest. Davis recorded 50 aces during her senior season.

[Photo] Volleyball player wins 2020 ‘Best Female Athlete’ at Sac State

May 4, 2020

Sac State senior outside hitter Sarah Davis prepares to serve the ball against Northern Colorado Thursday, Oct. 17 at The Nest. Davis recorded 50 aces during her senior season.

Graphic by Eucario Calderon

Unlucky in Love: The Best Heartbreak and Rejection Songs of the Decade

Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Drake, and others sing about pain and loss in the 2010s
December 12, 2019

The concept of “Sad Bastard Music” has appealed to me since I heard the term in the film “High Fidelity,” where John Cusack plays miserable record store owner Rob Gordon who is in the throes of...

Sac State dancers Joyce Vang, Juliane Rose Cooper and Louis Moreno rehearse for their upcoming shows. Sac States University Dance Company will be performing at Shasta Hall from Dec. 5 to Dec. 7.

University Dance Company performances choreographed around one word: ‘justice’

‘Dance Site Fall 2019’ to run Dec. 5-7
December 5, 2019

During rehearsal ahead of the first show of the “University Dance Company: Dance Site Fall 2019” performance series, Mikayla McGhee freed her fellow dancers from the drab confines of their black leotards.  During...

Opera Theatre students Tatiana Grabciuc and Galina Orlova perform from Der Freichütz by Carl Maria von Weber. The Opera Theatre will be performing Sunday at Capistrano Concert Hall at 2 p.m.

Sac State Opera Theatre will perform scenes from ‘Macbeth’ and other classics

Performances will be held Sunday afternoon at Capistrano Hall
November 15, 2019

Sac State’s Opera Theatre will perform scenes from classic operas such as “Macbeth,” “The Magic Flute” and “Hansel & Gretel”  Sunday, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Capistrano Concert Hall.  Ryan...

From left, Sac State Bass Fishing Club members Ilya Guryanov, Christopher Orgon and Aaron Nguyen fish by the Guy West Bridge Oct. 22. The club took first and second place in the Fishing League Worldwide Tournament on the California Delta.

Sac State Bass Fishing Club to compete in national tournament

Club wins first and second place on the Delta
November 14, 2019

Sacramento State’s Bass Fishing Club recently took first and second place in the YETI FLW College Fishing Event on the California Delta held Sept. 28, earning a spot in the national bass fishing tournament...

Community members march during the 40th annual Take Back the Night rally on Saturday, Oct. 13.

[Photo] NEWS PODCAST: Take Back the Night Sacramento demands the end of gender-based violence

October 18, 2019

Community members march during the 40th annual Take Back the Night rally on Saturday, Oct. 13.

Sac State junior middle blocker Cianna Andrews and senior outside hitter Sarah Davis attempt to block Northern Colorado junior middle blocker Lauren Hinrichs Thursday, Oct. 17 at The Nest. The Hornets lost in four sets to the Bears.

[Photo] Sac State volleyball team loses to first-place Northern Colorado

October 18, 2019

Sac State junior middle blocker Cianna Andrews and senior outside hitter Sarah Davis attempt to block Northern Colorado junior middle blocker Lauren Hinrichs Thursday, Oct. 17 at The Nest. The Hornets...

Sac State sophomore defender Alejandro Alacantaro battles for possession of the ball with UC Irvine freshman midfielder Roberto Molina Saturday Oct. 12 at Hornet Field. UC Irvine and Sac State played a 2-2 draw.

[Photo] Sac State men’s soccer team ties UC Irvine 2-2

October 13, 2019

Sac State sophomore defender Alejandro Alacantaro battles for possession of the ball with UC Irvine freshman midfielder Roberto Molina Saturday Oct. 12 at Hornet Field. UC Irvine and Sac State played a...

Emigh Turnbull, an El Camino High School junior, holds up a sign in front of protesters at the Take Back the Night rally and march Saturday evening. Growing up Christian, I know he is all loving and to not accept others for who they are is not Gods way, she said.

40th annual Take Back the Night raises awareness of gender-based violence

Evangelists protested the event, leading to counter-protests during the march
October 13, 2019

Take Back the Night Sacramento held their 40th annual rally and march to raise awareness of, and bring an end to gender-based violence Saturday evening in Midtown, Sacramento. Take Back the Night is...

Sac State senior outside hitter Sarah Davis spikes the ball against Northern Arizona Saturday, Oct 5 at The Nest. Davis had 31 kills during the game, at times having more total kills then the Lumberjacks as a team.

Sac State volleyball team defeats Northern Arizona in 5 sets

Sarah Davis and Cianna Andrews set career highs in kills
October 6, 2019

The Sacramento State volleyball team defeated Northern Arizona University Saturday 3-2 in a closely contested, back-and-forth match. The Hornets (7-10, 2-2 Big Sky Conference) won the match in a close...

Mayor Pete focuses on inclusion during campaign stop in West Sacramento

Buttigieg calls for gun control, election reforms
September 29, 2019

Pete Buttigieg addressed a crowd of thousands about gun control, education, democratic reform and cultural acceptance in West Sacramento Sunday as part of his 2020 Democratic presidential campaign. When...

Assemblymember Kevin Kiley takes the stage on Thursday, Sept. 26 at an event organized by Sac States campus chapter of Turning Point USA, a conservative group. The chapters president Megan Masten said 69 people were in attendance at Thursdays event.

[Photo] Conservative club TPUSA hosts Assemblymember Kevin Kiley, talks free speech

September 27, 2019

Assemblymember Kevin Kiley takes the stage on Thursday, Sept. 26 at an event organized by Sac State's campus chapter of Turning Point USA, a conservative group. The chapter's president Megan Masten said...

The Womens Resource Center, located on the 2nd floor of the University Union. Sac States Women Resource Center held an open house on Tuesday, Sept. 25.

Sac State’s Women’s Resource Center hosts open house

Event introduces center’s new location in Union
September 25, 2019

Sacramento State’s Women’s Resource Center hosted an open house Tuesday, the center’s first open house since moving to the Cottonwood Suite on the second floor of the University Union last semester. Previously...

California college students and Senator Connie Leyva rallied in support of abortion care on public college campuses such as Sacramento State at the Capitol building in Sacramento Tuesday. Abortion care would be available for students at CSU and UC campuses starting in 2023 if the bill is signed.

Students rally in Sacramento for college campus abortion care

SB 24 would provide abortion pill at Sac State in 2023
September 3, 2019

California college students and Senator Connie Leyva rallied in support of abortion care on public college campuses such as Sacramento State at the Capitol building in Sacramento Tuesday.  Leyva co-authored...

From left, California First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Sac State alumna and author Elaine Welteroth and California Assemblymember Shirley Weber discuss gender pay disparities at an equal pay forum in Sac States Carlsen Center on Tuesday, August 27.

First Partner Newsom visits Sac State to discuss gender wage gap

Alumna Elaine Welteroth, Assemblymember Shirley Weber joined
August 28, 2019

First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom visited Sacramento State Tuesday evening to lead a forum as part of her campaign to combat gender wage inequality. #EqualPayCa aims to lessen the wage gap for women...

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