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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor
Tierra Tilby

Tierra Tilby, staff writer

Tierra Tilby, a current fourth-year political science and journalism major, is serving her first semester at The State Hornet. She works in the news section and plans to explore other sections at the Hornet. She hopes to get a job in broadcasting serving her home area of Sacramento after graduating in May of 2023.
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Jamie Gerigk stands in front of WEAVE in Downtown Sacramento Thursday, Nov. 10 2022. Gerigk is the Master of Social Work and Chief Program Officer for the non-profit organization at Sacramento State and says the organization’s services are offered to all students and faculty.

FAQ: WEAVE and Office of Equal Opportunity, what’s the difference?

What the two sexual assault resources at Sac State offer to students, faculty
November 16, 2022
Questions about WEAVE and Title IX answered
Alumna de Sacramento State, Angela Chavez, posa para una foto en el patio de Old Soul Coffee en Oak Park el 7 de octubre de 2022. Chavez dirige la organización Chicas Latinas de Sacramento, que se enfoca en educar a la comunidad a través de la acción cívica y el liderazgo cultural.

Alumna de Sacramento State crea organización local para Latinas

El objetivo de Angela Chavez y Chicas Latinas de Sacramento es apoyar a la comunidad
November 11, 2022
Alumna de Sacramento State Angela Chavez es la fundadora de la organización Chicas Latinas de Sacramento. Como nativa de Sacramento, ella reconoce las dificultades de ser Latina en la comunidad y desea hacer un cambio con su organización.
Second-year health science major Carolina Garcia sits in front of the Multi-Cultural Center on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022. She hopes to see Sac State add another reuse program for the Hornets to utilize.

Hornet Reuse app shuts down amid success among students

The closure came after parent company Good Use closed down
October 27, 2022
Hornet Reuse had over 4,000 users before the announced closure, even after only being active on campus for six months.
Dr. Rose Soza War Soldier, assistant professor in the Native American Studies and Ethnic Studies Department, standing outside Amador Hall on Thursday Oct. 6, 2022. She is from the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians and is opposed to Proposition 27.

Gambling off tribal land: Proposition 26 and 27

Ballot initiative affects students and California Native community
October 23, 2022
How the upcoming November propositions on sports betting and gambling on and off tribal lands would affect the Native community at Sac State.
Sacramento State alumna Angela Chavez poses for a photo on the patio at Old Soul Coffee in Oak Park on Oct. 7, 2022. Chavez runs the non-profit Chicas Latinas de Sacramento which focuses on educating the community through civic engagement and cultural leadership.

Sac State alumna creates local Latina nonprofit

Angela Chavez and Chicas Latinas de Sacramento aims to give back to community
October 18, 2022
Sacramento State alumna Angela Chavez is the founder of the local nonprofit Chicas Latinas de Sacramento. As a Sacramento native, she has witnessed first-hand the struggles of being a Latina in the community and hopes to make a change with her nonprofit.
Coordinator of the Sac State Dreamer Resource Center Kim Gomez stands in the Serna Center  Oct. 11, 2022. Gomez said that the center is a community of Hornets dedicated to the undocumented community.

Sac State campus community’s concerns about recent DACA ruling

New ruling of DACA changes the program for future applicants
October 18, 2022
Sac State students and faculty rely on DACA and after the new ruling, they reflect on possible outcomes. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court’s ruling that DACA is unlawful, the case will move back to a lower court to determine legality of DACA with consideration of the new rule.
BREAKING: Police search for suspect following two reports of sexual assault

BREAKING: Police search for suspect following two reports of sexual assault

Sac State police say suspect is connected to two separate incidents
October 6, 2022
The Sac State Police Department is searching for a suspect who they believe is connected to two separate reports of sexual assault.
Sacramento State’s annual Job & Internship Fair brought students into the University Union Ballroom on Sept. 27, 2022. The event gave Hornets the opportunity to meet with potential employers about internship and job opportunities in the greater Sacramento area. (Graphic made in Canva by Alexis Hunt)

Hornets for hire: Job and internship fair provides opportunity for student employment

September 28, 2022

Sacramento State’s annual Job & Internship Fair brought students into the University Union Ballroom on Sept. 27, 2022. The event gave Hornets the opportunity to meet with potential employers about internship...

Sixth-year art education major Selena Rios Brown poses in the University Union Sept. 13, 2022. She frequently gives away items such as clothing with the help of the Hornet Reuse app.

Sac State app aids campus community with free item exchange

September 16, 2022

Sixth-year art education major Selena Rios Brown poses in the University Union Sept. 13, 2022. She frequently gives away items such as clothing with the help of the Hornet Reuse app.

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