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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

Yajayra Gonzalez, Author

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Attendees at Sac States DACA forum on Saturday, Aug 11.

Threatening DACA litigation at center of Sac State community forum

The Dreamer Resource Center at Sac State informs community members and students of available resources, and aims to create a safe space for students with undocumented status through roundtable discussions.
August 12, 2018
An impending ruling on the status of DACA recipients had students feeling anxious and “fearful.”
Graduating seniors stand in line to pay for their cap and gown at Grad Fest in the University Union Ballroom on March 28, 2018.

More freshmen taking at least 15 units, school says

April 11, 2018

Only 27 percent of first-year freshmen at Sacramento State were taking at least 15 or more units in 2013. Due to these low numbers, Graduation Initiative 2025 was enacted to boost graduation rates. Now,...

The Super Smash Bros. series is a Nintendo staple, and one that will benefit from the abilities and portable capabilities of the Nintendo Switch.

OPINION: One year in, Nintendo saves its future with the Switch

April 11, 2018

The Nintendo Switch recently caught my attention because I have seen a lot of my friends, and students on campus, playing with the new gaming console. I wanted to see what the hype was about, and I found...

Instructor Jimmy Mendoza teaches some Bachata moves at Salsa Loca in the University Union.

Salsa Loca club prepares for its biggest event of the year

April 9, 2018

Walking through the University Union on a Wednesday night makes it almost inevitable you will be drawn in by the loud, upbeat, Latin music. People stop by and peek their head in to see what is going on. At...

Wanda Cleveland, 61, cradles her head after being struck by a Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department vehicle at a vigil for Stephon Clark on Saturday, March 31.

BREAKING: Woman hit by Sheriff’s Department vehicle at vigil for Stephon Clark

March 31, 2018

 A woman was struck by a Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department vehicle at a vigil for Stephon Clark Saturday after the deputy, who had been repeating “back away from my vehicle,” started driving,...

#SacStateSays: What are your plans for spring break?

#SacStateSays: What are your plans for spring break?

March 17, 2018

With spring break upon us, we asked students what they plan on doing for their week away from school.    RELATED: 12 Ways to enjoy spring break without going spring broke Tell us what your...

#SacStateSays: Do you feel that you’re getting your money’s worth attending Sac State?

#SacStateSays: Do you feel that you’re getting your money’s worth attending Sac State?

February 14, 2018

At an Associated Students, Inc. forum focusing on the potential tuition increase on Feb. 8, Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen was asked several times about his salary and pay raise. He responded...

Art professor Andrew Connellys new exhibit is on display in Kadema Hall. Connelly utilized rescued propane tanks as bells.

Art professor brings outside experience to campus exhibit

January 29, 2018

Andrew Connelly, a Sacramento State art professor, has a new exhibit titled “All Exaltation: Meditations in Sculpture” available for viewing at the Robert Else Gallery in Kadema Hall. A reception...

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