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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
Tobi Fakunle

Tobi Fakunle, PRMA Editor


Tobi Fakunle joined The State Hornet in spring 2023, She is the public relations and marketing editor this semester. She is a graduating senior and plans on being a publicist or working in a PR firm. She enjoys baking and going on runs in her free time
All content by Tobi Fakunle

[Video] The State Hornet Broadcast: Pride Week, pro-Palestine protests and more CapRadio resignations

Get up-to-date on what’s happening at Sac State with Zoya and Tobi
Students for Justice in Palestine organized a march, four more members resigned from CapRadio’s Board of Directors and the PRIDE Center held a Pride Fair in the Library Quad.

The State Hornet Broadcast: Cultural celebrations, CapRadio’s financial mishandlings and football heroics

Tobi and Zoya give a glimpse into some of The State Hornet’s latest news
The State Hornet broadcast team goes over our latest stories including the World Culture Festival, CapRadio’s mismanagement and Hornet football’s latest win over Northern Arizona.
Photo by Alyssa Branum. Graphic created in Canva by Alyssa Branum and Julie Blunt

TIMELINE: Sexual assault at Sac State

Following multiple sexual assaults on and off campus, safety has become a concern for many students.
Graphic made in Canva

Trending now episode 2: Assimilating to America

Feyi Ekundare and Tobi Fakunle
April 10, 2023

In this week’s episode of Trending Now, host and podcast staffer Feyi Ekundare and his guest, State Hornet news staffer Tobi Fakunle, discuss their experience of moving to a different country and trying...

Klamath Hall, located on Sacramento State’s campus Thursday, March 20, 2023. Klamath Hall houses over 200 first-year students and acts as a co-ed resident hall.

Klamath Hall residents’ concerns for safety following sexual assaults

Extra precautions taken for on-campus living students
Tobi Fakunle
April 10, 2023
First year students are taking extra precautions to keep themselves safe.
The California State Capitol Friday, Oct 21, 2022. Senate Bill 808, recently introduced to the California legislature in February, aims to hold the California University System accountable with handling sexual assault and sexual harassment complaints. (Photo by Jacob Peterson, Graphic made in Canva by Tierra Tilby).

Proposed bill to hold CSU accountable for sexual misconduct

SB 808 to address reporting process, retreat rights
Tierra Tilby, Ryan Ascalon, and Tobi Fakunle
March 13, 2023
Senate bill aims to ensure sexual assault and harassment cases reach resolution.
Mic in hand in the Sac State University Ballroom, one woman chokes back tears opening up about experiences with ongoing violence against people of color by police during the Ending the Epidemic of Racial Violence Forum Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023. Few attendees are seen in the crowd at the forum, set up to provide healing and discussion for those triggered by Tyre Nichols’ death at the hands of Memphis police.

Sac State students mourn and react to loss of Tyre Nichols

Community members call for systematic change
Eric Davis, Tobi Fakunle, and Jasleen Kaur
February 27, 2023
Sac State students said they want change and accountability from police officers following the death of Tyre Nichols.
California Secretary of State Shirley Weber speaking about reparations to a crowd of people in the University Union Ballroom on Feb. 7, 2023. Weber was the first Black woman in the position and spoke on topics of history, reparations and the continued effects of slavery today.

Shirley Weber advocates for reparations at Sac State

Public forum highlighted Assembly Bill 3121
Tobi Fakunle
February 8, 2023
“If African Americans helped bring almost every monument, It won’t take too much to give back for all that work that was done,” Shirley Weber said.
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