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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor
Sydney Roll

Sydney Roll, staff writer

Sydney Roll is a staff writer on the general assignment desk for The State Hornet. She is a film production major and likes to incorporate her multimedia background into her reporting. Sydney is originally from Portland, Oregon but has been living in California since 2017.

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Senior infielder Ryan Walstad tags one of New Mexicos players as they leap toward first base at Sac States John Smith Field on Sunday, April 11, 2021. The Hornets beat the Aggies by a final score of 4-0.

[Photo] Sac State softball gets swept in series against Weber State

Giana Seltzer
April 12, 2021

Senior infielder Ryan Walstad tags one of New Mexico's players as they leap toward first base at Sac State's John Smith Field on Sunday, April 11, 2021. The Hornets beat the Aggies by a final score of...

 (File photo) Senior forward Tiffany Miras kicks toward the sidelines as two Montana players fight for control of the ball during the game at Sac State on Friday, April 2. The Hornets won their second match of the season Friday 1-0 on a goal by Miras against Portland State.

[Photo] Women’s soccer team wins first game since February

Drue Goncalves
April 9, 2021

(File photo) Senior forward Tiffany Miras kicks toward the sidelines as two Montana players fight for control of the ball during the game at Sac State on Friday, April 2. The Hornets won their second...

OPINION: 5 low-key ways to combat hustle culture before finals

OPINION: 5 low-key ways to combat hustle culture before finals

Sydney Roll
April 8, 2021
Working hard, yet feel like you’re hardly working? State Hornet staff writer Sydney Roll argues that could be a result of toxic hustle culture, and presents ways to pull yourself out of the cycle of feeling like your actions are never enough.
Senior midfielder Samantha Craig takes a swift turn toward the ball, with only six seconds left in the first half of the Hornet’s home game against Montana on Friday, April 2. Sac State lost the game in overtime with a final score of 1-0.

[Photo] With fans in attendance women’s soccer drops 2 matches

Robert J. Hansen and Colin Madigan
April 4, 2021

Senior forward Tiffany Miras kicks toward the sidelines as two Montana players fight for control of the ball during the game at Sac State on Friday, April 2. The game was the first Sac State athletic event...

Senior forward Julia Herrera plays keep away against Eastern Washington player Brittany Deldrige in the opening of Big Sky Conference play Friday, March 19, 2021 at the Sac State soccer stadium. Herrera claimed 1 of the 5 total shots taken by Sac State.

[Photo] Swarm Report March 19: All wins and ties for Sac State teams on Friday

Colin Madigan
March 19, 2021

Senior forward/midfielder Ariana Nino goes toe-to-toe with opponents in Sac State’s home game against Eastern Washington on Friday, March 19, 2021. After their game on March 21, the Hornets and the Eagles...

 Sophomore third baseman Lewa Day hits the ball in the second game against Pacific at Shea Stadium on Sunday, March 7, 2021. Day scored the winning run in the first game of the doubleheader.

[Photo] Swarm Report March 7: Sac State softball team splits doubleheader, tennis player beats nationally ranked player

Robert J. Hansen
March 8, 2021

Sophomore third baseman Lewa Day hits the ball in the second game against Pacific at Shea Stadium on Sunday, March 7, 2021. Day scored the winning run in the first game of the doubleheader.

From left to right, California Secretary of State Shirley Weber, Vice President Kamala Harris and Rep. James Clyburn of South Carolina are Black politicians that have risen in prominence in local and U.S. politics. “Rep. James Clyburn” by SEIU International is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0. “Kamala Harris” by Gage Skidmore is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. Photo of Carroll Fife courtesy of City of Oaklands website. Graphic made in Procreate.

Sac State Black community reflects on Black leadership’s impact in politics

Sydney Roll and Jacob Holden
February 19, 2021
Black Sacramento State students, an alumnus and a professor reflect on the rise of Black political figures.
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