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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

Ronaldo Gomez, Author

All content by Ronaldo Gomez
The University Union at Sacramento State, on March 19, 2020, nearly empty, as the coronavirus pandemic causes lockdowns on the CSU campus.

[Photo] CSU announces spring semester will be largely online for all campuses

September 10, 2020

The University Union at Sacramento State, on March 19, 2020, nearly empty, as the coronavirus pandemic causes lockdowns on the CSU campus.

The first through fifth floors of Parking Structure V provide electric vehicle charging spaces. Sac State IRT announced it will provide Drive-in Wi-Fi on its second through sixth floors on weekdays.

[Photo] Sac State offers ‘drive-in wi-fi’ amid coronavirus-induced online classes

March 30, 2020

The first through fifth floors of Parking Structure V provide electric vehicle charging spaces. Sac State IRT announced it will provide "Drive-in Wi-Fi" on its second through sixth floors on weekdays.

Numerous self-care events and activities will be held on campus for students as we approach finals week. The campus offers different classes and resources to help students de-stress.

[Photo] Sac State events examine student health and wellness approaching finals

December 3, 2019

Numerous self-care events and activities will be held on campus for students as we approach finals week. The campus offers different classes and resources to help students de-stress.

The newest line of Kappa Alpha Psi members stand prepared for their reveal an hour before their performance Nov. 22. A line in a Greek organization is the group of people joining at the same time.

[Photo] The ins and outs of ‘Neophyte Presentations’ with Kappa Alpha Psi

November 30, 2019

The newest line of Kappa Alpha Psi members stand prepared for their reveal an hour before their performance Nov. 22. A "line" in a Greek organization is the group of people joining at the same time.

Lot 1D, 1st floors in Parking Structures I, II and 1st-5th floors in Parking Structure V provides spaces for electric vehicle charging. ChagePoint spaces are not parking spaces and payment for charging is required when using the space.

[Photo] Electric vehicles: How is Sac State accommodating newer cars?

November 9, 2019

Lot 1D, 1st floors in Parking Structures I, II and 1st-5th floors in Parking Structure V provides spaces for electric vehicle charging. ChagePoint spaces are not parking spaces and payment for charging...

A Tip, or Tipping as popularly known, is the the term used when leaving (someone) a sum of money as a way of rewarding them for their services. Photo Illustration by Ronaldo Gomez

OPINION: Tipping is not a requirement

November 4, 2019

Tipping your server is not a requirement, just like them working at their job is not a requirement.  On various social media outlets, I’ve seen the argument that if you don’t tip your waiter or...

Brad Bonar and Ellis Rodriguez are founders of comedy show 1 Degree of Separation: A Funny Look at Depression & Suicide. The show will be coming to Sac State Thursday at 7:30 p.m in the University Union.

Comedy show on suicide and depression to be performed at Sac State Thursday

‘1 Degree of Separation’ designed to end mental illness stigma through laughter
October 9, 2019

UNIQUE Programs will host comedy show “1 Degree of Separation: A Funny Look at Depression and Suicide” Thursday as part of Mental Health Awareness Week.  Comedian Brad Bonar started the comedy...

Scotty Sire is is a recording artist and digital creator currently based in Los Angeles. Sire opens his new tour Whats Going On in Sacramento at Ace of Spades Friday.

Q&A: YouTube and Vine star Scotty Sire talks Sacramento, inspiration and music

Sire will perform at Ace of Spades Friday
October 3, 2019

In 2013, social video-sharing app Vine was launched, propelling numerous social media influencers to internet stardom. After the app shut down in 2016, these stars were left looking for new ways to reach...

Banda La Octava Maravilla takes the stage at El Grito hosted by Sac States UNIQUE programs. Their style of music is known as banda, a musical ensemble of brass wind instruments.

Mexican Independence celebrated at Sac State’s El Grito

Approximately 800 people were in attendance
September 13, 2019

Banda La Octava Maravilla headlined El Grito, an event in celebration of Mexican Independence hosted by Sacramento State’s UNIQUE Programs in the University Ballroom Thursday evening.  El Grito was...

A Tribe Quarter performs at Sac State UNIQUE Programs first Nooner of the fall semester on Wednesday, August 28. A Tribe Quartet is based out of South Sacramento and draws musical influences from bands such as Kamasi Washington and the West Coast get down.

A Tribe Quartet plays ‘Black American Music’ at first Sac State Nooner

August 29, 2019

A Tribe Quartet, a Sacramento band who describe the genre they perform as “Black American Music,” headlined Sacramento State’s UNIQUE Programs’ first Nooner of the fall semester, Wednesday, a weekly...

HOW ITS DONE - Norm Kempster, the editor of The Hornet, is shown casting his phony ballot in the senior class election Friday. Kempster was one of four staffers to vote illegally. The event has been rescheduled for today.

FROM THE ARCHIVES: 1957 Sac State student elections re-done after Hornet article

Poll workers failed to verify voter identities
April 23, 2019

On May 15, 1957 an investigation by what was then called The Hornet found how easy election fraud was in student government elections at Sac State, causing the Associated Students of Sacramento State College...

Angela Gonzalez is a visiting mixed media artist originally from South Colombia, who will be featured in Sac State’s University Union Gallery with her art exhibition Save/[eARTh]. Gonzalezs exhibit will be featured from Monday, April 22 through May 16 during general hours and an opening reception will be held on Thursday, April 25, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Q&A: Sac State visiting artist talks art exhibit ‘Save/[eARTh]’

Opening reception in the University Union Gallery Thursday
April 22, 2019

Angela Gonzalez is a visiting mixed media artist originally from Colombia who will be featured in Sacramento State’s University Union Gallery upcoming art exhibition “Save/[eARTh].” Gonzalez...

Newly-elect Associated Students, Inc. Vice President of Finance Denisse Garcia celebrating with former ASI President Mia Kagianas. Garcia was elected into her new position at an election party held at The Well April 10, 2019.

Sac State 2019 ASI election results announced

Roughly 10% of the student body voted this year, ASI said
April 11, 2019

Christian Miguel Landaverde and Jennifer Gross were elected President and Executive Vice President for the 2019-20 school year after Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc. elections held on Tuesday...

Students talk to college organizations in the University Union ballroom on Friday, March 29 during Asian Pacific Islander College day. Students were able to talk to different organizations and departments about what university resources are offered.

Sac State hosts first-ever Asian Pacific Islander College Day

About 800 students from the Sacramento region attended
March 30, 2019

Around 800 high school and community college students visited Sacramento State for the first-ever Asian Pacific Islander College Day in the University Union Ballroom Friday. Flyers were handed out by...

Sac States PRIDE Center’s Program Coordinator Melissa Mugazo explains how students can seek resources on campus during the Religion and Sexuality Panel Monday. Students were encouraged to share their own aspects of religion, spirituality, sexuality, personal stories and ask questions to the staff about their own curiosities.

Sac State Sex Week kicks off with Religion and Sexuality Panel

About 30 students and staff were in attendance at event
March 27, 2019

The PRIDE Center hosted the Religion & Sexuality Panel Monday as one of seven events scheduled for Sex Week at Sacramento State. A group of about 30 students and staff discussed points varying...

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