The State Hornet

The State Hornet The State Hornet is the student-run campus newspaper of Sacramento State, covering topics of interest to students, faculty, staff, alumni and the surrounding community. The newspaper operates 24/7 during the fall and spring semesters.

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Women’s golf places ninth in final tournament of the fall semester

Oct 23, 2014

The Women's golf team received ninth place by one stroke over three teams who tied for 10th after a strong round three at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational in Hawaii.

Body shaming women who are fat or skinny is wrong

Meghan Trainor and her doo wop anthem “It’s all about the base” is being praised for her catchy lyrics that seem to promote a positive body image for women who don’t sport the stick-thin runway look favored by Hollywood.

UC Santa Barbara dominates men’s soccer in second divisional game

Sacramento State men’s soccer lost 4-1 at UC Santa Barbara Wednesday night in the team’s second North Division game of the season.

Sac State considers religious observance

Oct 22, 2014

The Sacramento State Faculty Policies Committee discussed the possibility of a calendar of religious and cultural holidays to help faculty schedule classes with student beliefs in mind, during the committee's Oct. 15 meeting.

Alexie explains his alcoholism and humor

Oct 22, 2014

For the first time, the 2014 OneBook selection was a work of short stories about the Native American experience, entitled “Blasphemy”.

Sac State seeks water policy experts

Oct 22, 2014

A recent initiative created by the administration of Academic Affairs focuses on hiring new professors with an expertise in water policy and several water-related fields including hydrogeology and water resources engineering.

Offense has been key to Hornets top 10 offensive ranking in FCS

Oct 22, 2014

It might be the passing offense getting the majority of the attention this season for Sacramento State’s football program, but the addition of a balanced running game has allowed the Hornets take a step forward and become an elite offense.

Gonzalez inducted into Hall of Champions

Oct 22, 2014

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez was inducted into the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Hall of Champions Oct. 8 during the association’s annual conference in Denver, Colorado.

Matchmaking website acts like prostitution

Oct 20, 2014

College students are finding new ways to pay off that dreaded student loan, and it isn’t by picking up extra hours at the office. is a matchmaking website that refers to its younger users as “sugar babies” who post their profiles along with a sultry photo and a required monthly allowance to date...

Sac State football loses Homecoming game to Cal Poly

Oct 19, 2014

Hornet Stadium held a crowd of 10,934, the largest of the year, Saturday for the Homecoming game against the Cal Poly Mustangs.

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