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Sacramento County confirms first coronavirus-related death

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Madeleine Beck

March 10, 2020

The Sacramento County Department of Public Health confirmed Sacramento County’s first death related to COVID-19 Tuesday evening, according to a press release.  The deceased individual was in their 90s, a resident of an assisted living home and had prior health complications, the release said. ...

#SacStateSays: ‘When did you last wash your hands?’

#SacStateSays: ‘When did you last wash your hands?’

Kelly Kiernan, multimedia editor

March 10, 2020

In light of the COVID-19 disease, the coronavirus has been a recurrent topic at Sacramento State and in the community. The University plans to remain open as of now according to president Robert T. Nelsen’s emails on Tuesday. We asked students when did they last wash their hands and for their thoughts on the...

Sac State professors to choose whether to shift to online classes amid coronavirus concerns

File photo. Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen sent out a SacSend email Tuesday saying professors and instructors can elect to shift part or all of their remaining courses to an online format in light of concerns about the new coronavirus.

Max Connor and Kendra Rivera-Molina

March 10, 2020

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen sent out a SacSend email Tuesday saying professors and instructors can elect to shift part or all of their remaining courses to an online format in light of concerns about the new coronavirus. “After consulting with the Chancellor’s office and our Facul...

Sac State athletic teams will continue to travel on a case-by-case basis amid coronavirus concerns

Sac State senior center Joshua Patton fights for a loose ball with UC Davis junior forward Kennedy Koehler on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at Golden 1 Center. The men's basketball team is currently in Boise, Idaho competing in the Big Sky Conference Tournament

Max Connor and Kendra Rivera-Molina

March 10, 2020

The California State University system has suspended all international and non-essential domestic travel for all campuses and auxiliary organizations until May 31, according to a memo sent by Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer Steve Relyea.  Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen said in a SacSen...

CRIME MAP: Sexual assault reported at Sac State last week

CRIME MAP: Sexual assault reported at Sac State last week

Kendra Rivera-Molina, news editor

March 9, 2020

Every week The State Hornet will compile crimes recorded in the campus crime log into a map detailing their location and current status. Ten crimes were reported in the Sacramento State Police Department’s crime log for the week of March 1. The log included a report of rape by force as well as tw...

Sac State hosts community forum discussing Asian American discrimination, coronavirus

Democratic California Senator Richard Pan explains information about the novel coronavirus and medical advice to prevent contamination at Sac State's University Union on Wednesday, March 4

Gavin Rock

March 5, 2020

Students and faculty gathered Wednesday evening in Sacramento State’s University Union Ballroom for a community forum regarding the discrimination against Asian American and Pacific Islander communities amid the coronavirus outbreak.  Along with a panel of law enforcement and health experts, Sac St...

CRIME MAP: Sac State police make arrest for indecent exposure

CRIME MAP: Sac State police make arrest for indecent exposure

Cory Jaynes

March 2, 2020

Every week The State Hornet will compile crimes recorded in the campus crime log into a map detailing their location and current status. For the week of Feb. 21, 13 crimes were reported in the Sacramento State Police Department’s crime log. Among these crimes, police arrested a male for indecent exposur...

Sac State president announces no campus closure despite Sacramento coronavirus patient

Sac State President Robert Nelsen talks about AB 1460 to members of the Faculty Senate and demonstrators in the Green & Gold Room in Sac State's University Union Thursday, Feb. 27. Nelsen announced on Friday that Sac State will remain open and classes will continue to be in session despite confirmed Sacramento coronavirus case.

Chris Wong and Mercy Sosa

February 29, 2020

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen announced in a SacSend email Friday morning that classes will continue despite the confirmed case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, being treated at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. Nelsen said that no one at Sac State has tested positive for the virus. RE...

Sac State students report man displaying hunting knife on campus Wednesday

A man suspected of displaying a hunting knife and warning two students at Sac State to watch their surroundings. The Sacramento Police Department released this photo Thursday in search of the suspect.

Mercy Sosa

February 27, 2020

Two students reported a man displaying a hunting knife and warning the students to watch their surroundings Wednesday, according to a SacSend email from the Sacramento State Police Department.  The man was walking south of Sac State’s Welcome Center, located adjacent to Parking Structure V, aro...

Sac State suspends study abroad in South Korea due to coronavirus

The first case of coronavirus was confirmed in Sacramento according to Sacramento County's Public Health officials. Pictured is,

Madeleine Beck and Chris Wong

February 27, 2020

Sacramento State suspended all study abroad programs in South Korea Wednesday evening due to the 2019 novel coronavirus’s spread there, according to a press release. “Sacramento State has made the difficult decision to suspend all Sacramento State Programs in South Korea,” said Sac State Public...

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