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REVIEW: ‘Untitled Goose Game’: Live out your fantasy of being a goose

REVIEW: ‘Untitled Goose Game’: Live out your fantasy of being a goose

Jonah Salazar

October 10, 2019

Arguably the most feared and despised avian creature in the western world, the modern goose has made a recent surprise appearance in a medium in which it has been historically underrepresented — video games. Released on Sept. 20, the “Untitled Goose Game” has taken the internet by storm, bei...

Comedy show on suicide and depression to be performed at Sac State Thursday

Comedy show on suicide and depression to be performed at Sac State Thursday

Brooke Uhlenhop and Ronaldo Gomez

October 9, 2019

UNIQUE Programs will host comedy show “1 Degree of Separation: A Funny Look at Depression and Suicide” Thursday as part of Mental Health Awareness Week.  Comedian Brad Bonar started the comedy group performing in “1 Degree of Separation” in January with other comedians based in the Sacramen...

Sacramento band Drunken Kung Fu to perform at next Sac State Nooner

Sacramento band Drunken Kung Fu to perform at next Sac State Nooner

Garry Singh

October 7, 2019

Drunken Kung Fu, a hip-hop, jazz and reggae band composed of local Sacramento artists will perform at the Sacramento State University Union Serna Plaza Wednesday at noon as part of UNIQUE Programs’s Nooner series.   The group has three members: Sam Phelps, keyboardist and main vocalist, Matt Kle...

Comedy Central’s Chris Distefano to headline Sacramento’s Punch Line Comedy Club

Comedy Central’s Chris Distefano to headline Sacramento’s Punch Line Comedy Club

Shikhar Mohan

October 6, 2019

Comedy Central artist Chris Distefano will be headlining Sacramento’s Punch Line Comedy Club Thursday through Saturday.  Distefano’s 2019 tour has included performances in Philadelphia, and introducing his own one-hour Comedy Central special, “Chris Distefano: Size 38 Waist.” Chris also recently signed an exclusive deal with Comedy Central which allows him to produce more content...

Sac State alumnus turns making music into a business

Sac State alumnus turns making music into a business

Jasmin Acosta

October 6, 2019

Sacramento State alumnus Jorge De La Cruz, known by his stage name Jay Cruz, has gone from playing music in his garage to performing on the big stage. The Sacramento native and independent artist has successfully branded his name through his musical and business talent, making him one of the most ro...

Q&A: YouTube and Vine star Scotty Sire talks Sacramento, inspiration and music

Q&A: YouTube and Vine star Scotty Sire talks Sacramento, inspiration and music

Ronaldo Gomez, Arts & Entertainment editor

October 3, 2019

In 2013, social video-sharing app Vine was launched, propelling numerous social media influencers to internet stardom. After the app shut down in 2016, these stars were left looking for new ways to reach their audience and broadcast their messages. One of these stars was Scotty Sire, who found a home on YouTube ...

What Sac State students can look for at DOCO this fall

What Sac State students can look for at DOCO this fall

Regina Reddick

October 3, 2019

The Downtown Commons, or DOCO, in Sacramento is a favorite student spot for food and entertainment with its many options and urban modern atmosphere. Surrounding the Golden One Center, DOCO offers culinary options including Sauced BBQ, The Yard House, Burger Lounge, The Pizza Press and Jimboy’s Tac...

REVIEW: ‘Ad Astra’ a new contender for best picture come Oscar season

REVIEW: ‘Ad Astra’ a new contender for best picture come Oscar season

Jonah Salazar

October 2, 2019

This review contains spoilers for “Ad Astra.” “Ad Astra” might just be one of my favorite films of the year. The story was gripping, with a layer of social commentary that was subdued but effective. The world-building was very apparent while not beating the audience over the head with ex...

Sac State art gallery ‘If Color Was Language’ showcases graffiti and symbolic emotions

Sac State art gallery ‘If Color Was Language’ showcases graffiti and symbolic emotions

Bridget Duran

September 28, 2019

The Sacramento State University Union Gallery's second exhibition, “If Color Was Language” by artist Drew Ochwat, held its opening reception Thursday. The gallery showcases the relationship between street art and abstract expressionism in Sacramento. Students were able to meet the artist and ask questions...

Sac State philosophy major spreads understanding through poetry and activism

Sac State philosophy major spreads understanding through poetry and activism

Khala Clarke

September 26, 2019

As a first-generation college student, Sacramento State philosophy major Maya Coleman had no blueprint, but since her freshman year 2016, she has managed to make an impact on campus through her words and activism.  Coleman grew up in Victorville, California, as one of the youngest girls out of 17 ...

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