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EDITORIAL: Don’t become an enemy of free speech, no matter how hateful it is

Rioters in Berkeley, Calif. forced the University of California, Berkeley to shut down a planned speech by so-called

State Hornet

February 9, 2017

The president of the Sacramento State College Republicans demanded that school President Robert Nelsen and ASI President Patrick Dorsey resign if they did not denounce a riot that broke out at UC Berkeley on Feb. 1 in response to a visit by right-wing blogger Milo Yiannopoulos. The demand came shor...

Quarterback position still a question mark for Sac State football

Sheldon Kohatsu

April 22, 2015

Heading into the 2015 season, the starting quarterback decision for Sacramento State football has yet to be made.Spring practice was the beginning of the position battle as Kolney Cassel, Daniel Kniffin, Nolan Merker and Alexis Robinson began competing for the starting job.In the team’s annual Gre...

Gymnastics team gears up for last half of 2015 season

Sacramento State's senior gymnast Dallas Smith performs on beam for the Hornets in their meet at The Hornets Nest against San Jose State Spartans on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. Smith placed eighth on beam with a score of 9.650, a season-high finish.

Andrew Watson

March 3, 2015

More than halfway through the season, the Sacramento State gymnastics team is hoping to repeat as conference champions in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation and qualify for NCAA Women's Gymnastics Regionals.The Hornets started off the season strong, averaging a score of 193.993 in their first four meets. T...

Art professor receives grant

Photo Courtesy of Robert Ortbal

February 2, 2015

Sacramento State art professor, Robert Ortbal, 52, was one of the two artists awarded the Leff-Davis Fund for Visual Artists in October from the Sacramento Region Community Foundation.Ortbal received $4,175 to help him create seven to 10 sculptures and installation works for a gallery located in Sacram...

In a close matchup, women’s basketball falls to No. 10 UC Berkeley 107-94

Jordan Santos

December 3, 2014

Despite scoring 94 points and shooting 39 percent from three-point range, Sacramento State women’s basketball (1-5) lost to No. 10 UC Berkeley (8-0) 107-94 in a high-scoring game Wednesday morning.Hornets' coach Bunky Harkleroad spoke after the game about how proud he was of his team’s resolve again...

Hilliard breaks program record in 91-99 loss to Saint Mary’s College

Jordan Santos

November 25, 2014

Sacramento State senior point guard Fantasia Hilliard scored a team-high 17 points and had five steals to break the career program record, but the women allowed Saint Mary's College to collect 56 points in the paint in a 91-99 loss Monday night.Hilliard surpassed the program steals record of 223, set las...

Hornets softball shut out by Cal

State Hornet Staff

April 23, 2014

The bats of Sacramento State softball were silent as it was issued a NCAA mercy-rule in six innings by UC Berkeley on Wednesday in Berkeley, Calif. Cal’s freshman pitcher Stephanie Trzcinski held the Hornets to only four hits, two walks and had 11 strikeouts in the 8-0 win.Trzcinski did not allow a ...

Sand volleyball finishes season by splitting Saturday’s matchups

State Hornet Staff

April 20, 2014

The Sacramento State women’s sand volleyball team played its final two matches of the season Saturday.The Hornets won its first match of the day against San Jose State 5-0, its first sweep of the season, and lost its second match to UC Berkeley 4-1.In match one against San Jose State Kayla Beal and ...

Women’s tennis swept in regular season finale

State Hornet Staff

April 17, 2014

The injury plagued Sacramento State women’s tennis team was swept in its regular season finale against No. 10 UC Berkeley on Thursday in Berkeley, Calif.The Hornets were swept in doubles (8-3, 8-2, 8-2) as the Bears featured two nationally ranked doubles teams.Senior Sophie Lohscheidt and sophomore...

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...

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