The State Hornet

Homeless: the in-need and the needy

State Hornet Staff

May 13, 2014

-Kelly Abercrombie-Residents of downtown Sacramento go about their day avoiding the invisible people of our world – the homeless. There are varying degrees of invisibility exhibited by the homeless. Some are gracious, courteous and can interact with the people around them, but others are avoided at al...

Giving is easy

Jaime Carrillo

November 30, 2013

A sandwich always tastes better when someone else makes it for you.It’s a universally known thing that throws modern cooking conventions out the window. A sandwich is that much sweeter when it’s made for someone who’s a little down on their luck.This Thanksgiving, before I boiled stock, peeled potat...

Dumpster-diving: Long days, low pay

Joe Davis

February 6, 2013

Unkempt and seemingly nameless, people can be seen rummaging through trash receptacles all throughout the Sacramento State campus on a daily basis.These trash-bin diving, can-collecting freegans have become a staple in the Sac State community as they collect the hidden currency buried under empty Gatorade bottles ...

Homeless dismissed by society a tragedy

A homeless woman asks for money from people driving near campus,
standing in the cold with her dog.

Catalina Carapia-Aguillon

November 30, 2011

The homeless have become commonplace in society. We see them at gas stations, restaurants and busy intersections. However, because they are a common sight, people become desensitized to their need. Society often stigmatizes the homeless, and seeks to separate itself from the sordid reality of poverty and ha...