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The State Hornet

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The State Hornet

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El Grito: a Pre-Mexican Independence Day celebration fills the University Union

DJ LG and Banda Uriense join Sac State for El Grito!

Sac State UNiQUE and the Gamma Zeta Alpha Fraternity hosted the annual El Grito Mexican Independence Day pre-celebration Thursday, Sep. 14, 2023. 

Students from all backgrounds were invited to the University Ballroom to embrace Mexican culture through song and dance. 

Attendees said events like these help students embrace and celebrate their Mexican heritage. Viva Mexico! 

 

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Angelica Brito, Spanish Staffer
(she/her) Angelica Brito is a third-year student from Los Angeles majoring in journalism with a minor in communications and marketing at Sac State. This is her second semester working for the Spanish section at The State Hornet. She hopes to pursue a career in Spanish-speaking journalism.
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(he/him) Jonathan Santiago is in his second semester at The State Hornet. He is very excited to work for The State Hornet again. He is an Economics major and hopes to work as a financial analyst.
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(she/her) Desiree' McFarland is a recent recipient of a Bachelor's in Communication studies. Having found a passion for academia, she is completing a minor in Journalism to then pursue a graduate program here at Sacramento State. Desiree is a loyal Hornet having many campus experience that support her inner mission of making a change to better the surrounding community. Her Podcast 916 to Life aired 23-24, offering a music mix/ live convo tackling topics important to the Hornet Family.
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