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EDITORIAL: Take a Xanax, America

EDITORIAL: Take a Xanax, America

State Hornet

November 4, 2016

America, you need to take a Xanax. Election seasons are adversarial, and they should be. The Democratic and Republican parties have vastly different views on the course our nation should take and partisan cheerleading and criticism, even invective, is part of the process. But at some point, partisan...

Letter from the EIC

Letter from the EIC

Jacob Abbott

January 27, 2016

Welcome back Hornets. The State Hornet staff is ready to bring you event coverage from the 2016 spring semester. While our print edition will be released each Thursday, you can follow our daily coverage at StateHornet.com. You can also follow us through our social media platforms including Facebook, Snapchat...

Student safety should be prioritized

Student safety should be prioritized

State Hornet Staff

October 14, 2015

Shootings on college campuses are a terrifying but real specter that can terrorize a community. From Virginia Tech to the recent Umpqua Community College shooting, Sacramento State as a campus must acknowledge that this type of event can happen.While some aspects of the campus plan to protect students- ...

Letter from our new editor in chief

Letter from our new editor in chief

Jacob Abbott

October 8, 2015

Transparency is one of the key principles when it comes to journalistic ethics. For that reason, I would like to introduce myself as the new editor-in-chief. I’ve been working for the organization for three semesters. I started as a staff writer in news having never worked for a paper before....

Staying green is a priority at Sac State

Staying green is a priority at Sac State

State Hornet Staff

October 1, 2015

At times when “going green” seems more like a nuisance than a benefit, it is important to remember that every bottle we recycle and every ounce of food we compost is propelling us forward into an age of sustainability.Sacramento State has been playing a major role in the sustainability effort. Rain gardens are being install...

Online caution is important to uphold

Online caution is important to uphold

The

September 24, 2015

Recently, data breaches from major entities like Target, the CSU system and even government networks have affected thousands of people. Passwords, email addresses, student ID numbers, profiles, bank accounts and social security numbers have all been stolen electronically.Whether you are new to colleg...

Despite the lowest voter turnout in nine years, ASI is still an asset to students

State Hornet Staff

April 29, 2014

Sacramento State sits miles from the state’s capitol in a city that lives and breathes politics yet the community at Sac State fails to get involved in the ASI system. With almost 600 government students graduating since 2008 and becoming a part of the state’s governance, the lack of engagement is...

ASI elections have lowest candidate count in years, students boycott voting

State Hornet Staff

April 23, 2014

Student government is an important part of the college experience. Whether it’s holding a position, or voting for who best represents what the students need, campus politics affect all of us and there’s no reason why majority of students can’t at least vote. Last year’s Associated Students Inc. h...

Implementation of designated bike lanes will greatly improve pedestrian and biker safety

State Hornet Staff

April 1, 2014

Sacramento State’s campus is not exactly the most bike-friendly CSU campus, but some changes in policy may greatly improve this issue. As of 2007, a university policy prohibited students from using wheeled devices on main walkways, ramps, etc. as well as stairs and parking areas. The problem with this...

More funding for graduation rates could mean less quality education

More funding for graduation rates could mean less quality education

State Hornet Staff

March 11, 2014

With the California State University still recovering from more than $1 billion in budget cuts since 2007, the evolution of a proper funding model is being considered by California policymakers and higher education officials.Currently Sacramento State is awarded funding based on the amount of students e...

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