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The State Hornet

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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

Savannah Solley, Author

All content by Savannah Solley

STATE HORNET NEWS BROADCAST: Sac State professor seen in viral racial slur video, limited nursing student spots and more

May 7, 2020

In the last State Hornet News broadcast of the semester, a Sacramento State professor’s wife was seen in a viral video using a racial slur, the nursing program drastically limits the number of accepted...

STATE HORNET NEWS BROADCAST: Sac State study abroad suspensions, AB 1460 and more

April 24, 2020

In the latest episode The State Hornet News broadcast, we provide updates on the cancellation of all study abroad programs for fall 2020, faculty senate discussions on AB 1460, information on how Californians...

STATE HORNET NEWS BROADCAST: Virtual commencement, ASI election results and more

April 17, 2020

The latest edition of The State Hornet News broadcast includes updates about the Sacramento State Associated Students, Inc. election, professors and students adapting to online classes, virtual commencement...

Graphic by Savannah Solley

How to stay fit while staying inside

Sac State students get creative with their workouts
April 14, 2020

With the spread of COVID-19 causing a statewide shelter-in-place order and closing all health clubs and studios, the Sacramento State fitness community has gotten creative with staying fit while staying...

Savannah On The Street: Girl Code

‘What is the golden rule of girl code?’
March 19, 2020

With March being International Women’s Month, State Hornet reporter Savannah Solley went out to ask Sac State students what the golden rule is when it comes to girl code. 

STATE HORNET NEWS BROADCAST: Coronavirus update, Super Tuesday and more

March 12, 2020

The State Hornet is bringing biweekly broadcasts to Sacramento State. Our third broadcast includes updates about the coronavirus, students participating in Super Tuesday on campus a and thoughts on the...

These 9 locations offer discounts for Sac State students

These 9 locations offer discounts for Sac State students

March 5, 2020

Being a student at Sacramento State offers several perks around Sacramento. A variety of different businesses offer discounts to students with a valid student ID. Check out our map of nine locations...

Savannah on the Street: Student Struggles

March 4, 2020

It’s the seventh week of the spring semester and midterms quickly approaching are not the only thing students are struggling with. The State Hornet reporter, Savannah Solley asked students what their...

STATE HORNET NEWS BROADCAST: Voting, baseball and hit-and-runs

February 25, 2020

The State Hornet is bringing biweekly broadcasts to Sacramento State. Our second broadcast includes students’ thoughts on what voting means to them, hit-and-runs on campus and Sac State baseball player...

#SacStateSays: ‘What’s your side hustle?’

February 24, 2020

Sacramento State students are busy but working one job does not always cover the cost of living. So, students pick up side hustles to make extra cash. The State Hornet went out to see what Sac State...

HORNET NEWS BROADCAST: Our online news broadcast debut

Sac State students’ semester goals, pop-up pantry, softball
February 11, 2020

The State Hornet is bringing biweekly broadcasts to Sacramento State. Our first broadcast includes student’s semester goals, issues with the Iowa Caucus, a weekend sports recap, baseball preview, the...

Graduating Sac State students watch themselves on a giant screen inside the Golden 1 Center during commencement on May 18, 2018. Sac State President Robert Nelsen announced Tuesday that commencement ceremonies are postponed to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Sac State increases graduation rates by 127%

‘Finish in Four,’ ‘Through in Two’ said to have influenced growth
December 5, 2019

Sacramento State has jumped to No. 13 in graduation rates of the 23 California State Universities, up from No. 22 in 2016.  According to the office of University Initiatives and Student Success, the...

Savannah on the Street: Sac State Students on the struggle of parking

November 26, 2019

With limited parking at Sacramento State, students struggle daily to find parking, leaving many to drive around campus looking for a free spot, something University Transportation and Parking Services...

VIDEO: Sac State students weigh in on fall fashion

VIDEO: Sac State students weigh in on fall fashion

November 21, 2019

With the cold weather of fall, the leaves change color and so does fashion at Sac State. The State Hornet went out to ask students what’s falling off the clothing racks and what’s jumping into their...

VIDEO: Sac State students weigh in on fall fashion

November 18, 2019

With the cold weather of fall, the leaves change color and so does fashion at Sac State. The State Hornet went out to ask students what’s falling off the clothing racks and what’s jumping into their...

#SacStateSays: ‘What are your Halloween costume plans?’

October 28, 2019

“What are you being for Halloween?” is the question currently buzzing around Sac State. The State Hornet asked a costume specialist from HalloweenCostumes.com, Wyatt Edwards, what the “it” thing...

Robert Nelsen, president of Sacramento State, sits in his office in Sacramento Hall on Sept. 6. Nelsen regularly attends the universitys athletic events.

Sac State President shares his love for Hornet athletics

Robert Nelsen makes attending all athletic events a priority
September 24, 2019

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen has only been in Sacramento since 2015 but has shown love and appreciation for all athletic programs since his first day on campus. Not only has Nelsen personally...

Sac State sophomore defender Alejandro Alcantara prepares to kick the ball against Pacific on Sunday, Sept. 22 at Hornet Field. The Hornets and Tigers played a 1-1 draw.

Sac State men’s soccer team draws with Pacific 1-1

Sophomore forward Arath Chavez scores the Hornets' only goal
September 22, 2019

The Sacramento State men’s soccer team played a scrappy and competitive game with the University of Pacific Sunday, ending in a 1-1 draw. The Hornets (5-2-1) made a costly mistake early in the game...

SPORTS PODCAST: Sitting down with Sac State Pres. Nelsen

SPORTS PODCAST: Sitting down with Sac State Pres. Nelsen

September 11, 2019

The State Hornet Sports weekly podcast with sports editor Shaun Holkko. Shaun and reporter Savannah Solley sit down with Sac State President Robert Nelsen to talk about Hornet Sports and his brief...

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