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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

Reanna Simmons, Author

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Rey, a Jakku scavenger, and Finn, an ex-First Order stormtrooper, flee to the Millennium Falcon for coverage in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. California Legislature announced May 4 will officially Star Wars Day.

OPINION: ‘Star Wars’ — an everlasting legacy between siblings

May 17, 2019

The moment Luke Skywalker lost his right hand in his second interaction with Darth Vader in Cloud City, my heart sunk. I was 8 years old when I was first introduced to the original Star Wars trilogy. I...

Taylor Swift performs in Shanghai in 2015 as part of her 1989 World Tour. Swifts latest single, Me! features Brendon Urie of Panic! at the Disco.

REVIEW: Taylor Swift leaves her ‘Reputation,’ moves on to ‘ME!’

Swift debuts her new single featuring Panic! at the Disco’s Brendon Urie
May 1, 2019

Taylor Swift has finally taken the initiative to move on from her “Reputation” era since she finished her tour for the album by releasing her new single “ME!” on Thursday, featuring Brendon Urie...

UNIQUE Programs is hosting a movie screening and post-screening discussion for the movie The Hate U Give, based off the novel written by Angie Thomas. The screening will take place on Thursday, May 2 in the University Union Ballroom.

Sac State UNIQUE to host movie screening of ‘The Hate U Give’

A post-screening discussion will be held in MLK Center
May 1, 2019

This story contains spoilers for “The Hate U Give.” Sacramento State’s UNIQUE Programs will be hosting a special film screening of social injustice movie “The Hate U Give” in the University...

Former Sac State student, Isaiah Joel Peoples, was identified as the suspect involved in the Sunnyvale crash that left a 13-year-old girl in critical condition on Tuesday, April 23. Peoples attended Sac State from 2009 to 2012.

Sunnyvale suspect identified as Sac State alumnus

Suspect is facing eight counts of attempted murder
April 26, 2019

A Sacramento State alumnus drove into a crowd of pedestrians attempting to cross an intersection in Sunnyvale, California Tuesday, injuring seven people and leaving a 13-year-old girl in critical condition. The...

The SSPD encourages individuals to be safe and aware of their surroundings by utilizing tips such as staying in groups and contacting law enforcement as soon as possible.

Sac State police investigating incident of indecent exposure

April 12, 2019

The Sacramento State Police Department sent a campus alert Wednesday after a student reported seeing someone engaged in a lewd act in the Alumni Grove Tuesday. According to the SacSend email, around...

Kiernan Shipka playing Sabrina in the newest remake, the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Season two premiered on Netflix on April 5th.

REVIEW: Season 2 of ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ left me with mixed emotions

April 11, 2019

Spoiler warning for all seasons of “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.” I have a love and hate relationship with the new season of the “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.” In season two, which...

The Sac State Police Department conducted an investigation into the embezzlement that occurred. The embezzlement was first noticed in the crime logs available at the campus police departments front desk.

Court date set for Sac State student accused of embezzlement

Funds from university's Dreamer Resource Center were deposited into personal bank account
April 2, 2019

The Sacramento County District Attorney set an April 24 court date for the Sacramento State student accused of embezzling funds intended for the university’s Dreamer Resource Center emergency fund. Sac...

Coach Lori Perez hitting a softball while conducting fielding drills during practice at Shea Stadium on Jan. 31, 2018. Perez is one of the only two women head coaches at Sac State.

Meet the only two female head coaches at Sac State

Lori Perez leads softball and Cami Hubbs leads women’s tennis
March 26, 2019

Two female head coaches are employed in the Sacramento State athletics department: Softball coach Lori Perez and women’s tennis coach Cami Hubbs. Perez has coached Sac State’s softball team since...

Leah Zarchy, assistant professor and American Sign Language and deaf studies program coordinator, gives an ASL presentation at CelebratEd at Sac State on Sept. 17, 2018.

Survey questions how welcoming Sac State is to employees with disabilities

20 percent or more said disabled employees aren’t ‘treated with respect’
March 12, 2019

In the 2018 Campus Climate survey conducted by Sacramento State’s Office of Inclusive Excellence, six percent of its respondents said they have a disability. The survey, which was sent to staff,...

A robbery occurred near a bus stop behind Sac State’s The WELL on College Town Drive just after midnight Monday.

Police searching for suspects in robbery near Sac State bus stop

March 11, 2019

A robbery occurred near a bus stop behind Sacramento State’s The WELL on College Town Drive just after midnight Monday. The victim was at at the curb behind The WELL on College Town Drive when a vehicle...

The Sac State Police Department conducted an investigation into the embezzlement that occurred. The embezzlement was first noticed in the crime logs available at the campus police departments front desk.

Student accused of embezzling from Sac State Dreamer Resource Center

The money deposited was collected from coordinating a campus event
March 10, 2019

A public records request revealed that a former Sacramento State student is accused of embezzling funds intended for the Dreamer Resource Center (DRC) emergency fund. Director of News and Communication...

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...

Mia Kagianas, president of the Cal State Student Association and former Sac State student stands at the podium to introduce Assemblymember Jose Medina at the financial aid reform rally Wednesday. Kagianas is an advocate for financial aid and student welfare.

California college activists rally together for financial aid reform

Student needs beyond tuition became a topic of discussion
February 21, 2019

Students, administrators and legislators held a rally to reform college financial aid on the west steps of the State Capitol Wednesday afternoon. The Student Senate of California Community Colleges,...

Chancellor Timothy White hosts an open panel with the Public at the Walter Pyramid on Thursday Jan. 21, 2016. White said that if the new governors budget proposal goes though there will not be a tuition increase for the CSU.

Budget proposal from new governor prevents tuition increases

Governor Gavin Newsom’s budget includes a permanent ongoing $300 million fund
February 11, 2019

California State University Chancellor Timothy White announced there will not be a tuition increase after seeing Gov. Gavin Newsom’s 2019-20 budget proposal during the State of the CSU address January...

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