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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
Stacy Hanson

Stacy Hanson, staffer

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Sacramento State track and field throwers Shantel Nnaji (left) and Erin Whelan (right) pose in front of Tahoe Hall Friday, April 29, 2022. Both have made their names in Sac State track and field history through succeeding in record-breaking throws.

Breaking Sac State records two throwers at a time

Shantel Nnaji and Erin Whelan bounce back after COVID-19 pandemic halted competition
May 6, 2022
“I didn’t feel like I was accomplishing everything I could have accomplished”: Sac State throwers open up about returning to their sport following COVID-19 postponement
Jasmine Joseph sits inside the University Library on Tuesday, April 12, 2022.  Joseph is one of many students who have struggled to find online options for next semester as Sac State hopes to bring more students back on campus.

‘Why are we going backwards?’ Students want more online options

75 to 80 % of courses to be in-person this fall
April 25, 2022

Online options have been a solution to many students and faculty while they reassess their priorities like taking care of their health, their family and adjusting their schedules and lifestyle during the...

Sac State junior Ori Maior serving against Montana State Thursday, April 14th, 2022 at the Bobcat-Anderson Tennis Center. The Hornets dropped their regular-season finale against the Bobcats 7-0.

Sac State’s Men’s Tennis suffers massive loss at Montana State

Hornets close out regular season in 7- 0 defeat to Bobcats
April 17, 2022
Hornets end the regular season on a blowout road loss:
Alejandra Santiago, a second-year child development major stands outside the WELL before heading in for her workout on March 17, 2022. Santiago said  she was having trouble making a reservation through the app which made it difficult to enter the facility.

Sac State’s the WELL’s mobile app discourages students from using facility

April 9, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic brought on many unique challenges for Sacramento State students but perhaps the least expected change to campus were complications in accessing the WELL, the university’s premier...

Kima Lee, a dance major at Sac State, rehearses at the University Theater in Shasta Hall for the S/BAD performance on Feb. 13. S/BAD highlights the technique of choreographer Katherine Dunham, whom Lee said she was interested in learning more about through the production.

PREVIEW: Sac State to host 30th annual Sacramento/Black Art of Dance show

February 23, 2022
“We hope that people will come and bring their energy and be open to being moved in different ways”: Sacramento Black Art of Dance celebrates 30th anniversary with a performance that gauges audience participation.
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