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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

The State Hornet Broadcast: Cultural celebrations, CapRadio’s financial mishandlings and football heroics

Tobi and Zoya give a glimpse into some of The State Hornet’s latest news

El Grito kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month on Sept. 14 at the University Union Ballroom where students were treated to a live concert with La Banda Uriense and DJ LG.

An audit released by the California State University reveals CapRadio mismanaged millions of dollars loaned by the University. A laundry list of issues with CapRadio management came to light in the audit requested by former President Nelsen.

RELATED: BREAKING: CapRadio Board Members resign

The Multicultural Center and International Programs co-hosted the World Culture Festival at Serna Plaza on Sept. 21. The event featured live music, food and vendors of various cultural influences.

Last Saturday Sac State faced off against Northern Arizona, it was a tough battle, but Sacramento came out on top thanks to junior backup safety Kameron Rocha making an interception to secure the win.

The Serna Center hosted La Bienvenida on Wednesday, Sep. 20 at the Serna Plaza. The event helped students get connected with campus resources while celebrating Hispanic Heritage.

 

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Tobi Fakunle
Tobi Fakunle, PRMA Editor
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Tobi Fakunle joined The State Hornet in spring 2023, She is the public relations and marketing editor this semester. She is a graduating senior and plans on being a publicist or working in a PR firm. She enjoys baking and going on runs in her free time
Zoya Altabaa
Zoya Altabaa, Multimedia Staffer
(she/her) Zoya Altabaa is a second year journalism major at Sacramento State University, where she's persuing her dream of becoming a voice for immigrants around the world. Currently she works as a Social Media Manager for the International Office at Sac State, She is also part of the multimedia team at the State Hornets.
Devyn Savitch
Devyn Savitch, Social Media Staffer
(she/her) Devyn Savitch was born and raised in Los Angeles and transferred to Sacramento State in the fall of 2022. She is studying political science and journalism and is set to graduate in spring of 2024. Devyn hopes to one day work in political commentary/ broadcasting.
Jonathan Santiago
Jonathan Santiago, Multimedia Editor
(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.
Angelica Brito
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.
Desiree McFarland
Desiree McFarland, Visuals Staffer
(she/her) Desiree McFarland is in her last semester at Sacramento State University. Holding a bachelor's in communication studies from CSU Sacramento, Spring 2023, she joined the Hornet after declaring a minor in journalism in Fall 2023. McFarland has also worked for an outside journalism non-profit organization that helps the black community thrive in the field of media. McFarland's uses her experience as a public speaker, multi-media reporter and podcast DJ on "916 to Life," to show her passion and enthusiasm for journalism as an art form.
Cristian Gonzalez
Cristian Gonzalez, Multimedia Editor
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Cristian Gonzalez is the multimedia editor for The State Hornet. He is a political science and journalism major and has collected AAs in hospitality management, math, and physical sciences on his way to Sac State. He is interested in incorporating his love for local music, art and food into his work.
 
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