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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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.

Portland State sweeps Sac State volleyball in three sets

Oct 18, 2014

The Hornet's women's volleyball lost this afternoon's match against Portland State 0-3 (22-25, 19-25, 22-25). The win for PSU put them at 4-4 in the Big Sky Conference, and Sacramento State is now 0-8 in conference, leaving the team on an eight game losing streak.

Women find success, men struggle at Santa Clara Bronco Invitational

Sacramento State cross country competed at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational in Sunnyvale on Saturday, with the women’s team finishing fifth and the men’s team placing 19th.

Yelp deserves negative reviews

Oct 18, 2014

A San Francisco restaurant has started a war against the popular review site, Yelp, and it is about time.

Sac State dominates, routes North Dakota

Sacramento State women's soccer (7-9-0) defeated North Dakota (1-11-1) this afternoon by a final score of 5-0 after a dominating second half that saw five goals. 

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