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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Pepper spray used on car full of people on J Street

Apr 16, 2014

Police responded to a group of people pepper sprayed in their vehicle at the intersection of Carlson Drive and J Street around 10:45 this morning.

Men’s basketball signs four players to complete 2014-15 recruiting class

Apr 16, 2014

Sacramento State men’s basketball received four new players for its 2014-15 roster that looks to improve on the success it made last season. 

Student expresses frustration over uncontested ASI elections

Apr 15, 2014

As an active student and leader in several campus organizations and clubs, senior sociology major Eddie Triste first heard of the upcoming Associated Students Inc. election two days after they were announced and applications were closed. ...

Community Service Officers help maintain low crime rate

By having one of the largest Community Service Officer programs, Sacramento State remains one of the safest campuses in the California State University system.  

Activists want taxes for oil extraction to help fund California higher education

Apr 15, 2014

At a San Jose State town hall meeting April 9, environmental activist and billionaire Democrat Tom Steyer demanded oil companies agree to pay a severance tax on the extraction of oil in California.

New grant will help Sacramento State fund next generation of teachers

Apr 15, 2014

A $3 million grant was created to improve the California State University standards for instructing students seeking careers in teaching.

Financial Aid office helps students avoid future loan defaults

In an effort to decrease post-graduation debt, Sacramento State’s Financial Aid Office strives to inform students about loan borrowing and repayment in order to avoid defaults.

Former engineering dean says he resigned from position

Apr 15, 2014

Emir Macari, former Sacramento State dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences, was called for questioning April 9 by the Senate Rules Committee regarding his reappointment to the Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety Commission whe...

Changing the way we view the word ‘bitch’

Apr 15, 2014

Depending on how it is used, the word bitch can describe a multitude of females. But, if a woman owns that word, the power of the word is given to her. 

It’s time to stop being a blob and get up, get out and get healthy

Apr 15, 2014

Every week, a workout regimen is taped to my calendar and every week it goes undone. Healthy living is desired by everyone, but seems hard to obtain with such a busy lifestyle.