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Unlucky in Love: The Best Heartbreak and Rejection Songs of the Decade

Unlucky in Love: The Best Heartbreak and Rejection Songs of the Decade

Patrick Walsh

December 12, 2019

The concept of “Sad Bastard Music” has appealed to me since I heard the term in the film “High Fidelity,” where John Cusack plays miserable record store owner Rob Gordon who is in the throes of a breakup.  As a means of processing his emotions or perhaps pushing them away altogether, Gordon...

Neighborhood Pizzeria bakes its way into the hearts and stomachs of Sacramento

Neighborhood Pizzeria bakes its way into the hearts and stomachs of Sacramento

Anthony Shorter

December 11, 2019

The freshly-tossed dough, steaming house sauce, spicy copa, melted mozzarella and hot honey finish of the “Notorious P.I.G.” fill Neighborhood Pizzeria with a mouth-watering smell. The pizzeria is located at 5401 H St. inside a ‘50s style house converted into a restaurant that opened for busin...

OPINION: Top 10 most annoying songs of the decade

OPINION: Top 10 most annoying songs of the decade

Magaly Munoz

December 10, 2019

Music is an extremely vital art that brings everyone together, even if it’s to rant about how excruciatingly annoying certain songs are. These are the top 10 songs of the past decade that got on my nerves really quick 10. “Boyfriend” by Justin Bieber (2015) Listen y’all, I was a huge JB fan ...

OPINION: Top 10 movies of the decade

OPINION: Top 10 movies of the decade

Jonah Salazar and Derek Catron

December 10, 2019

The 2010s were a landmark time for cinema. State Hornet opinion staffers Jonah Salazar and Derek Catron sat down to discuss their favorite movies of the decade, by year. Derek’s Top Movies of the Decade 2010 – Shutter Island (IMDb: 8.1/10, My Score: 9/10) “Shutter Island” is one of the greate...

‘The Wake Up Call’ personality ‘Intern’ Kevin Nguyen broadcasts his experience at Sac State

‘The Wake Up Call’ personality ‘Intern’ Kevin Nguyen broadcasts his experience at Sac State

Ashton Byers

December 10, 2019

Kevin Nguyen, better known as on-air personality “Intern Kevin,” has learned to manage the many hats of being a social influencer, radio host and Sacramento State student. Nguyen, who is a senior at Sac State and a double major in biology and communications, started interning with radio station 10...

REVIEW: ‘The Irishman’ paints Frank Sheeran’s side of the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa

REVIEW: ‘The Irishman’ paints Frank Sheeran’s side of the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa

Jonah Salazar

December 9, 2019

This review contains spoilers for Netflix’s “The Irishman.” My go-to grading scale for mafia movies relies heavily on a single factor: how badly I wanted to join the mob after I finished watching it. Best said by Ray Liotta’s Henry Hill in ”Goodfellas,” “As far back as I can remember, ...

OPINION: BEST OF THE DECADE: Defining Songs of the Decade

OPINION: BEST OF THE DECADE: Defining Songs of the Decade

Kayla Brown

December 7, 2019

Music is a big part of our culture, and the popular style of music defines decades. The ’70s had disco, the ’80s had glam rock, the ’90’s had grunge and the 2000s had pop and R&B. But this past decade has had a mixture of different popular styles, from pop to country to alternative, so i...

‘Static Motion’ last art exhibition of the decade at the University Union Gallery

‘Static Motion’ last art exhibition of the decade at the University Union Gallery

Bridget Duran

December 5, 2019

San Jose State alumni Nicholas Hernandez presented his first art exhibition in the University Union Gallery Nov. 18, but the exhibition will last until Dec. 12.  According to the University Union, Hernandez’s “work presents an evolution of textural experimentation for others to engage in the d...

University Dance Company performances choreographed around one word: ‘justice’

University Dance Company performances choreographed around one word: ‘justice’

Patrick Walsh

December 5, 2019

During rehearsal ahead of the first show of the “University Dance Company: Dance Site Fall 2019” performance series, Mikayla McGhee freed her fellow dancers from the drab confines of their black leotards.  During the piece the dancers are in-character as sex workers, dealing with the stigma o...

#SacStateSays: ‘What food trucks do you want to see on campus?’

#SacStateSays: ‘What food trucks do you want to see on campus?’

Nigel Rayyan

December 4, 2019

Serving as a change of taste for Sac State students, food trucks serve as a lunchtime alternative throughout the fall and spring semesters. The State Hornet asked students what they wanted to see from food trucks on campus.

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