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The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor
Graphic created in Canva by Dominique Williams and Gavin S. Hudson. Movie posters courtesy of A24.
The Big Picture: Pearl and X
Gavin Hudson December 3, 2022
This week’s The Big Picture with Gavin Hudson is a double feature of Ti West and Mia Goth’s “X’ and “Pearl”
Illustration by Mercy Sosa. Graphic created in Canva.
Diary of a Bookworm: ‘The Bromance Book Club,’ a disappointing read, like most contemporary romance novels
Julie Blunt December 1, 2022
“The Bromance Book Club” failed to meet expectations of breaking contemporary romance standards and unable to keep frequent romance readers interested.
“Stinger Lickin’ Good” is a weekly food column that showcases budget-friendly recipes for college students. Enough to feed a crowd, these recipes are easy to make and can satisfy those with three roommates or none (we won’t judge). (Graphic made in Canva by Dominique Williams)
Stinger Lickin’ Good: Simple, savory soup
Dominique Williams November 29, 2022
Put those leftover Thanksgiving ingredients to use in this easy Crockpot soup recipe.
Graphic created in Canva by Dominique Williams and Gavin S. Hudson. Movie poster courtesy of Warner Brothers Bros. Pictures.
The Big Picture: ‘Elvis’
Gavin Hudson November 26, 2022
Writer Gavin S. Hudson breaks down the faults of Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis”
Vendors at the World’s Worst Expo on I St. in Sacramento setting up their kiosks on Sunday, Nov. 20 2022. The expo features many local businesses and entrepreneurs selling handcrafted clothes, accessories and food.
‘If you think it's cool, you should collect it’: World’s Worst Expo
Hailey Valdivia November 25, 2022
Two students sell their clothes at the World’s Worst Expo
Sac State Says: Students reveal their essentials for Thanksgiving
Sac State Says: Students reveal their essentials for Thanksgiving
Hailey Valdivia, Arts and Entertainment Reporter • November 23, 2022
Thanksgiving is about more than stuffing and cranberry sauce. Students on campus divulge their interests and hopes for turkey day.
Sac State students are excited to see their favorite dishes on Thanksgiving. (Graphic made in Canva)
Sac State students dish out their Thanksgiving favorites
Hailey Valdivia November 23, 2022
The end of November is coming up fast, which means Thanksgiving is almost here and students and family will be coming together to get their feast on. The Hornet found what they’re craving.
Diary of a Bookworm presents a special edition for Native American Heritage Month. Reading books such as “Bad Indians” and “Moonshot” can help educate people on Indigenous experiences and break stereotypes towards Native Americans. (Graphic created in Canva by Julie Blunt)
Diary of a Bookworm: Celebrate Native American Heritage Month by reading these Indigenous novels
Julie Blunt and Hailey Valdivia November 23, 2022
Reading Indigenous stories and supporting Native authors is crucial to breaking stereotypes.
“Stinger Lickin’ Good” is a weekly food column that showcases budget-friendly recipes for college students. Enough to feed a crowd, these recipes are easy to make and can satisfy those with three roommates or none (we won’t judge). (Graphic made in Canva by Dominique Williams)
Stinger Lickin’ Good: Comforting Crockpot chili
Dominique Williams November 21, 2022
Sweater weather means soup and chili season. Learn how to make this easy, dump-and-go recipe.
Graphic created in Canva by Dominique Williams and Gavin S. Hudson. Movie poster courtesy of Searchlight Pictures.
The Big Picture: ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’
Gavin Hudson November 19, 2022
Staffer Gavin S. Hudson takes a look at writer/ director Martin McDonagh’s “The Banshees of Inisherin”
Illustration by Mercy Sosa. Graphic created in Canva.
Diary of a Bookworm: Books are always better than their movies
Julie Blunt November 16, 2022
Read the book then watch the movie
 “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” premiered in theaters on Friday Nov. 11, 2022. The film was an emotional close to Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. (Movie poster courtesy of Marvel Studios)
REVIEW: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Will Smith-Moore November 15, 2022
The long-awaited sequel Black Panther: Wakanda Forever arrives with a powerful story about grief that touches the heart of its audience.
“Stinger Lickin’ Good” is a weekly food column that showcases budget-friendly recipes for college students. Enough to feed a crowd, these recipes are easy to make and can satisfy those with three roommates or none (we won’t judge). (Graphic made in Canva by Dominique Williams)
Stinger Lickin’ Good: Crab Cakes on the coast
Dominique Williams November 14, 2022
This week, we journey to Key Largo, Florida, on the hunt for a classic, regional cuisine.
Sacramento State College of Arts and Letters Dean Sheree Meyer giving opening remarks for the U-Nite event at the Crocker Art Museum on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. The event is an art and performance showcase featuring Sac State students, alums and faculty.
GALLERY: Sac State celebrates 10 year anniversary of U-Nite at Crocker Art Museum
Chris Woodard November 13, 2022
Sac State and Crocker Art Museum bring U-Nite back to the museum after two years of being an online event.
Graphic created in Canva by Dominique Williams and Gavin S. Hudson. Movie poster courtesy of 20th Century Fox.
The Big Picture: ‘Thank You for Smoking’
Gavin Hudson November 12, 2022
Staffer Gavin S. Hudson examines director Jason Reitman’s political satire “Thank You for Smoking” (2005). Though controversial for its subject matter, not one cigarette is lit in the entire film.

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