The State Hornet

Sac State squirrels generating tweets

Vu Chau

April 22, 2016

A Sacramento State freshman is giving a voice to all squirrels on campus through a Twitter account. @CSUS_Squirrel’s creator, who asked to keep his true identity anonymous to maintain the squirrels' appearance, started the profile in December 2015. “I created the account mainly for the silly...

Speed dating with Tinder

Monica Velez

February 9, 2015

Has technology made it possible to literally have love at your fingertips? Or are apps just another thing that help an hour break go by faster?Whichever one it is, online dating has become more relevant in recent years, becoming a legitimate way to connect and meet people, especially with dating apps ...

Twitter tackles cyberbullies, and it’s about time

Avery Hulong

December 8, 2014

Twitter recently upped their game against online bullies by making it easier for users to block and report abusive behavior on the popular social networking site.It’s about time.Bullying is an age-old problem, but its form has evolved since our playground days. It is no longer as simple as sneaking away...

Communication studies will study success of hybrid classes

State Hornet Staff

March 19, 2014

The communication studies department is conducting a self study this semester to measure the effectiveness of general education hybrid courses, with special attention being paid to the Public Speaking and Communication Experience classes.The mandatory review occurs every four academic years and was started ...

Cal State chancellor delivers state of the CSU address, announces investment in student success

State Hornet Staff

February 1, 2014

California State University Chancellor Timothy White gave his first state of the CSU speech Wednesday, reflecting on the missions and goals of the world’s largest university and announcing a $50 million investment in seven key areas designed to increase student success.With a record-high 760,000 fall 2...

CSU authorizes online courses for concurrent enrollment amongst all schools in the system.

Imran Majid

August 27, 2013

The California State University system announced a new Intrasystem Concurrent Enrollment program in July, enabling students to enroll in fully-online courses at other CSU campuses and progress quicker towards a degree. Eligible students may choose to enroll in one of 33 online courses in areas includi...

ASI president competes in digital debate

Sean Keister

May 6, 2011

Associated Students Inc. President Terry Martin came in second place at the first-ever totally digital debate last week. The debate, part of the Annenberg Digital Debates, was hosted by the University of Southern California. It was the first intercollegiate debate tournament to be conducted entirely via...

New State Hornet editor in chief announced

Inna Gritsak

April 25, 2011

The State Hornet Publications Board namedDustin Nosler the new State Hornet editor in chief today. Noslersucceeds 2010-11 Editor in Chief Leidhra Johnson.Nosler, who plans to increase the newspaper’ssocial media presence and push for more multimedia, said he isexcited about his new position at the Hornet....