The State Hornet

Sexual assault down from 2012

Kellie McCown

October 8, 2014

While sexual assault on California colleges and universities has been on the rise, Sacramento State has seen a significant drop in reported sexual assault cases on campus since 2012.The mandated annual Clery Report shows one reported forcible sexual assault case on campus in 2013, with no forcible incid...

Upskirting must be viewed as an issue of privacy and sexual harassment

Upskirting must be viewed as an issue of privacy and sexual harassment

State Hornet Staff

April 1, 2014

Many women feel defeated the moment privacy is questioned, with regard to their own bodies. So when a court ruling excused a man who routinely took pictures up women’s skirts, people have to wonder how low society will stoop. Earlier in March, Massachusetts court set a precedent that taking photos up ...

Civil rights for transgender people

Jaime Carrillo

September 4, 2013

Every generation since America’s birth has crucified the previous one for being a little late to adapt to the new generation’s forward thinking, especially when it comes to social issues. Many transgender people are still widely misunderstood and under-represented, but with the new bill AB1266 they may fin...

Sac State students against plastic bag use

Sac State students against plastic bag use

Isabel Ward

May 14, 2013

Sacramento State students are sending a message to local government and advocating a halt on plastic bag usage on campus in order to promote a healthier, cleaner environment. Freshman electrical and electronic engineering major Andrew Saechao, who has researched the overuse of plastic bags on campus, ...