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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

Arts & Entertainment

Hosts Nijzel Dotson and Keyshawn Davis break down the latest single from Kendrick Lamars new album on this new episode of Keys N D Minor. (Graphic made in Canva by Mack Ervin III)

‘The Heart Part 5’, ‘It’s Dry,’ ‘I Never Liked You’, ‘Come Home The Kids Miss You’: KEYS ‘N D MINOR PODCAST

Keyshawn Davis and Nijzel Dotson May 17, 2022
On the latest episode of “Keys ‘n D Minor,” Key and Nij discuss the newest singles and albums in Hip-Hop, such as recent singles by Kendrick Lamar off of his newest album “Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers.” Later, they talk about the latest albums by Future, Pusha T and Jack Harlow.
Sac State professor Daniel Bethel stands between Caleveras and Alpine Hall holding the first four volumes of his comic Long John on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Bethel said he’s proud of these books because they reflect the two things he loves doing: English and art.

Sac State English professor by day, self-proclaimed ‘Comicker’ by night

Jack Freeman and Collin Houck May 17, 2022

On a cold night in 2001, Sac State professor Daniel Bethel laid in his bed having a dream that would change his life forever. “It was a super stylized comic-style dream,” Bethel said. “I had no...

The king of reggaeton has exited the building

Laura De la Garza Garcia May 16, 2022
Sac State students reminisce on Daddy Yankee’s career following the announcement of his retirement from the music industry. The Latin artist released an album and announced final world tour dates as a way to commemorate his departure.
Raven Vance, an anthropology major in her junior year, stands next to her soap and bath products at the Stinger Expo on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Vance said that while bath bombs are usually the top sellers, her bar soaps were her most popular item at the event.

Inaugural Stinger Expo brings student entrepreneurship market to campus

Collin Houck, staff writer May 11, 2022
Sac State student entrepreneurship program The Hive hosts its first Stinger Expo for student vendors to showcase their businesses.
Students take a break in between classes to paint on a long roll of paper in the Kadema Hall Courtyard on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. Professors would stop by and draw as well or just look at the drawings the students had made.

Sac State’s first Pause & Paint provides a creative break from school stressors

Priscilla Garcia-Pargas, staff writer May 5, 2022
Sac State Arts and Letters Ambassadors held the event last week to help students destress between classes.
Jorja Smith performs on the Blume stage at Discovery Park in Sacramento on Saturday, April 30, 2022. Smith is an English singer-songwriter who was one of four women headliners at Sol Blume festival this year. (Photo by Laura De la Garza Garcia)

GALLERY: Music for the soul to blossom

Sol Blume music festival makes a comeback to Discovery Park attracting large crowds and loud music. This year, Sol Blume featured four women headliners and Sacramento native artists Victoria Monet and Yelly.
Steven Grant stares into his own reflection in a three part mirror which, in the series, allows conversations to happen between personalities. It’s possible that this shot of three reflections represents the three personalities: Marc Spector, Steven Grant and Jake Lockley. (Photo courtesy of Disney)

Opinion: What to expect from ‘Moon Knight’ finale

Kris Hall, Opinion Editor May 2, 2022
Disney’s MCU franchise has been just one huge tease after another. What will they actually give us for the “Moon Knight” finale?
Beatrice Laus, known as her stage name beabadoobee, takes the stage at Ace of Spades for her sold-out show Friday, April 22, 2022. She said she scheduled the tour date between her Coachella performances.

Artist beabadoobee brings chill, alternative melodies to Ace of Spades

Jenelle Lum April 25, 2022
Gen-Z singer beabadoobee made a stop in Sacramento between her Coachella performances.
Kiara Janecek, 19, holds their piece “Untitled” depicting the effects and aftermath of sexual assault Wednesday, April 20, 2022. Janecek talks about their experience with sexual assault and artistic contribution in Sacramento State’s University Union art exhibit, “Our Voices Will Be Heard.”

Sac State art exhibit gives new voice to sexual assault survivors

Carina Arroyo April 25, 2022
Sacramento State’s University Union Gallery’s new exhibit, “Our Voices Will Be Heard,” features works from student artists and sexual assault survivors in order to empower victims and give a voice to sexual violence awareness on campus.
LaLa Ri speaks to the audience at the drag show hosted by UNiQUE in the University Ballroom Thursday, April 21, 2022. She opened the show with a lip–syncing performance to several Cardi B songs.

Former ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ contestants slay the stage at UNiQUE event

Jenelle Lum, staff writer April 25, 2022
Drag queens LaLa Ri and Kornbread Jeté performed and shared their personal stories inside the University Ballroom on Thursday.
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