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Laura Hansen’s “Constrained,” featured in the “META:morphosis” exhibition on Nov. 23, 2021, is a mixed-media assemblage which features broken frames, chains and metal coils. The exhibition ran in the University Union Gallery from Nov. 22 through Dec. 2.

Sac State ‘META:morphosis’ exhibition delves into isolation and loss

Jennah Booth December 4, 2021
The “META:morphosis” exhibit at the University Union explores how Sacramento State artists experience physical, psychological and emotional transformation.
Ember de Boer stands in front of her work at the “Emerging Artist Showcase” at the Arthouse in Sacramento on Nov. 5, 2021. She said spent a lot of time carefully hanging each piece of the exhibit and the prices of each piece are listed to not undercut the values of the other works in the gallery.

How Sac State artist Ember de Boer found her passion in 3D sculpture

Zachary Cimaglio November 18, 2021
Read the story of Ember de Boer, a Sacramento sculpture artist who has made her mark out of the sculpture lab at Sac State and is now being featured in professional exhibitions.
The State Hornet has compiled previous coverage on this page relating to the Native community in celebration of this month. Turtle Island (center element) is a Native term that refers to the American continent and various oral histories of a turtle that holds the world on his back, according to The Canadian Encyclopedia. The medicine wheel (background element) embodies four directions that are utilized in Native tribes for health and healing, according to the National Library of Medicine. Graphic created in Canva.

Native American Heritage Month 2021

Mercy Sosa November 17, 2021
The State Hornet has compiled previous coverage on this page relating to the Native American community in celebration of this month.
Graphic created in Canva by Zachary Cimaglio and Mercy Sosa

OPINION: Top 5 underappreciated movie sequels

The first one is probably still better, but this list of underappreciated movie sequels from The State Hornet’s A&E section is still worth checking out:
Graphic created in Canva by Alex Muegge

Finding gender identity through theater: THE FANATIC FULCRUM

Alex Muegge November 15, 2021

Welcome to “The Fanatic Fulcrum,” a hub for fans to express themselves.  Oftentimes in journalism a source might be a professional in a field. CNN interviews Dr. Anthony Fauci about COVID-19 and...

Shuga Cain from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” returns to Sac State’s University Union Ballroom stage with a performance Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. Cain is a drag queen who came in seventh place during season 11 of the show “RuPaul’s Drag Race” in 2019.

GALLERY: Shuga Cain drag show returns to Sac State with energetic event

Ayaana Williams and Nicque McMullen November 9, 2021
Drag queen Shuga Cain from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” returned to Sac State Thursday night with a performance filled with jokes, stories about herself and other drag queens, and lip-syncing.

Best and worst cheesecake flavors?!: State Hornet BUZZED

On this episode of BUZZED: Editor-In-Chief Jordan Parker, visuals editor Ayaana Williams, audience engagement editor Kaylin Flatland and sports editor John Cabales discuss cheesecake. Parker, who calls...

“Reservation Dogs (2021, left) takes the extra time to show Native communities in the modern day to demonstrate the fact that they do still exist, whereas “Dances With Wolves” (1990, right) portrays Native Americans plays off of the “white savior” trope while simultaneously perpetuating the erasure of modern Native people that has become so common. (Images courtesy of FX/Hulu and Orion Pictures)

Native Americans in entertainment: the ‘good’ and the ‘bad’

Zachary Cimaglio and Emma Hall November 4, 2021

With the commencement of Native American Heritage Month , it’s important to consider ways to learn about Native American history in ways that depict Native people  accurately without prejudice.  From...

The State Hornet’s Arts & Entertainment section present their top five choices on what they think are the weirdest Halloween movies. Graphic created in Canva.

Top 5 strangest horror films you’ll ever see.

With Halloween coming up on us faster than Michael Myers, the time is now for some spooky movies. That’s why the arts & entertainment section at The State Hornet has compiled a list of the weirdest,...

Peligro Brass members (left to right) Jared Collins, Michael Lapilusa, Ron Ochoa, Rob Keedy, Marco Guerrero and Sam Miranda pose at the staircase leading to their practice studio on Oct. 26, 2021. The band practices at Cider Sessions near the Two River Cider Company. (Note: Member Chris Tadina not present at band rehearsal).

How Sacramento Latin band ‘Peligro Brass’ landed a vinyl record-deal

Erick Salgado and Zachary Cimaglio October 30, 2021

The lights are dim, and the dance floor is lively in Sacramento State’s University Union Ballroom on Thursday as Peligro Brass, a Sacramento-based Latin band, finishes up their jazzy Spanish brass cover...

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