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Sac State alum integrates family and community into new poke restaurant

Sac State alum integrates family and community into new poke restaurant

Sami Soto

July 11, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured

The koi fish has a deep meaning to Sacramento State alumnus Jimmy Khov, who is preparing to open a new poke restaurant called PokeNoke in June. The restaurant’s symbol is a koi fish, which Khov said symbolizes his family who fled the Cambodian genocide in the 1970s. Khov was conceived in a refu...

Student designers showcase eco-friendly designs at Golden 1 Center

Student designers showcase eco-friendly designs at Golden 1 Center

Sami Soto

June 30, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured

The Golden 1 Center rolled out a red carpet Wednesday evening for seven student designers from Sacramento State and their models for the annual Student Fashion Association fashion show. The event, previously held on campus, was sponsored this year by Renew Merchandise. In addition to a donation of...

Student Fashion Association prepares for upcoming show at Golden 1 Center

Student Fashion Association prepares for upcoming show at Golden 1 Center

Sami Soto

June 23, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured

The Student Fashion Association is preparing to make its mark at the Golden 1 Center by holding its annual fashion show as part of the annual Green Sports Alliance Summit. Seven student fashion designers from Sacramento State will showcase their sports-themed collections in ECOLUTION: The Sustainable...

OPINION: For women, working as a sports journalist is rare

OPINION: For women, working as a sports journalist is rare

Sami Soto

May 12, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinion

We hear about women working in the sports industry falling victim to sexist treatment, but it’s a surreal experience when it actually happens to you. In the two years I’ve worked as a journalist, I’ve avoided writing sports-related articles. My work mainly resides in video stories and the occasional c...

Transfer Student Association voted ‘Best Campus Club’ at Sac State

Transfer Student Association voted ‘Best Campus Club’ at Sac State

Sami Soto

May 11, 2017


Filed under Best of Sac State, News

Click here for full results. The Transfer Student Association (TSA), a club geared toward helping transfer students adjust to the university, was voted best club on campus in The State Hornet’s “Best of Sac State” poll. Sacramento State students Sam Smith and Giovanni Duenas helped create ...

Hornet Racing speeds toward Formula SAE competition

Hornet Racing speeds toward Formula SAE competition

Sami Soto

April 30, 2017


Filed under Video

Video by Matthew Nobert and Sami Soto  RELATED: check out our article on Hornet Racing here.

Sac State men’s tennis sophomore Dom Miller

Sac State men’s tennis sophomore Dom Miller

Sami Soto

April 25, 2017


Filed under Men's Tennis Video Profile, Video

Growing up in New Zealand left Sacramento State tennis sophomore Dom Miller with some unforgettable memories. Watch the video to learn about his traumatic experience on a ferry and his thoughts on America. Video by Matthew Nobert, Claire Morgan and Sami Soto Go to StateHornet.com/MensTennis ...

Men’s tennis team clinches regular-season finale with 4-3 win

Men’s tennis team clinches regular-season finale with 4-3 win

Sami Soto

April 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Sacramento State men's tennis team came from behind to defeat Weber State 4-3 in its last regular-season conference match Saturday afternoon at the Rio Del Oro Racquet Club. During the semifinals of the Big Sky Tournament last season, the Weber State Wildcats defeated the Hornets 4-1. They conti...

Sac State men’s tennis team built on diversity

Sac State men’s tennis team built on diversity

Sami Soto

April 14, 2017


Filed under Men's Tennis Video Profile, Sports, Video

Five members on the Sacramento State men's tennis team are international players. Follow The State Hornet as we profile each player to learn more about their stories. Video by Matthew Nobert and Sami Soto Go to StateHornet.com/MensTennis for more videos of other international players....

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