The State Hornet

Sac State offers new educational hub for students

Jasmine Alston

September 13, 2015

Sacramento State’s Peer and Academic Resource Center and Student Academic Success Program offer a new educational hub, dubbed the MLK Center, for students to study as well as learn about the variety of cultures on campus.The Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars Center will be a place for students to come...

Feminist club on campus works to support all minority women

Monica Velez

March 18, 2015

Webster’s dictionary says feminism is, “the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities,” and “organized activity in support of women’s rights and interests.”Since spring 2013 the club Advocates for Black Feminism (ABF) has been immersed in these ideals, making a sta...

Author influences students

Daniel Magalit

February 23, 2015

Angela Davis is one of the most prominent figures in American history her story, transcends the average activist, feminist and social commentator.At the University of the Pacific on Feb. 17, her lecture was creative and specific and it inspired an eager audience.“Being a woman of color, it’s import...

The correlation between race and sports

Johanna Pugh

November 10, 2014

When people think of sports, a few things may come to mind: playing basketball with friends, rooting for a favorite team in bars, celebrating with strangers when the team wins the World Series, or crowding around the television on Super Bowl Sundays wearing their team jerseys proudly.One word which a ...

Sac State students sound off on sexism

Johanna Pugh

September 17, 2014

Words have the ability to change meaning over time.Consider the word feminism. At its core, feminism means advocating for women’s rights and gender equality, but society has given this word a history—a history filled with ways to both uplift and motivate women to strive for change, but also burden...