The State Hornet

Body image speaker embraces her “fat”

State Hornet Staff

October 23, 2014

A leading body image expert encourages Sacramento State State women to free themselves from the pressures of dieting.From meal replacement shakes to 7-day juice cleanses, there are many diet trends out there. These fad diets often go hand-in-hand with the pressure society has placed on women to be thin.S...

Sac State students sound off on sexism

Johanna Pugh

September 17, 2014

Words have the ability to change meaning over time.Consider the word feminism. At its core, feminism means advocating for women’s rights and gender equality, but society has given this word a history—a history filled with ways to both uplift and motivate women to strive for change, but also burden...

As Prop. 8 resurfaces nationally, pride week ignites on Sac State’s campus

As Prop. 8 resurfaces nationally, pride week ignites on Sac State's campus

Isabel Ward

April 9, 2013

Proposition 8 made its way back into the national conversation just in time for Pride Week, which started Monday.  The debate has reached a pinnacle as the case finally made it to Supreme Court.   Passed in 2008, proposition 8 defines marriage as an act between a man and a woman and therefore does not reco...