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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
Priscilla Garcia-Pargas

Priscilla Garcia-Pargas, staffer

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Students take a break in between classes to paint on a long roll of paper in the Kadema Hall Courtyard on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. Professors would stop by and draw as well or just look at the drawings the students had made.

Sac State’s first Pause & Paint provides a creative break from school stressors

May 5, 2022

Students take a break in between classes to paint on a long roll of paper in the Kadema Hall Courtyard on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. Professors would stop by and draw as well or just look at the drawings...

Tom Holland as Peter Parker in Marvel Studios’ “Spider-Man: No Way Home.” The movie follows Spider-Man, whose identity has been revealed to the public, as he enlists the help of Doctor Strange to make it secret again. (Photo courtesy of Sony Pictures Entertainment)

Best of Sac State 2022: ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ wins best movie

Hornets share their favorite version of the wall crawler
May 5, 2022
Sac State voted the crossover-filled “Spider-Man: No Way Home” as the best movie for this 2022’s Best of Sac State. Staff writer Priscilla Garcia-Pargas took to campus to ask Hornets who their favorite portrayal of Spider-Man is.
Tess Blair stands outside the Athletic Center on March 15, 2022. Blair was named Big Sky player of the year and freshman of the year in her first season at Sac State.

Sac State golfer’s 660-mile journey to Sacramento

Tess Blair has been named to first-team All-Big Sky for two consecutive seasons and is on pace for her third
April 18, 2022
Sac State’s women’s golfer Tess Blair on how she came to play the sport in Sacramento
Roza Mahzabin, a psychology major at Sac State, sits inside her dorm at American River Courtyard on Thursday, March 17, 2022. Mahzabin moved from Los Angeles to attend Sacramento State and said she had to turn to Facebook to find housing for next semester.

Sac State students struggle to find housing amid soaring rent prices

April 8, 2022

Under the “Sac State housing” search on Facebook, there are numerous posts from students trying to find housing, offering information for future roommates and renting out bedrooms in their homes to...

Therese Gatchalian, a third-year pre-nursing major, sits near the library benches on Friday, Feb 18. Gatchalian said she agrees with the campuss continued requirement to wear masks indoors and feels that masks protect students when social distancing in classrooms is impossible. (Photo by Priscilla Garcia-Pargas)

Sac State students comment on county and campus mask mandates

March 4, 2022

California’s Department of Public Health announced that Sacramento’s indoor mask mandate would be lifted for vaccinated people on Feb. 16.  In response, Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen...

Second-year psychology major Margaret Rocha sits outside the American River Courtyard Market on Thursday, Feb. 10. Rocha said she has concerns over where to get tested for COVID-19 as a new resident in Sacramento.

Sac State students living on-campus unable to order free USPS at-home testing kits

February 22, 2022

Maria Grove, a first-year biology major, tried ordering a test for her dorm, but discovered that someone else had already ordered one to her address.“I’d like to have an at-home testing kit just to...

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