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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Loki (Tom Hiddleston) in Marvel Studios’ “Loki,” exclusively on Disney+. Loki is the first character to be gender fluid in the MCU, meaning their gender identity falls outside the binary construct. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios. ©Marvel Studios 2021. All rights reserved.

OPINION: It’s time for the Marvel universe to follow through on LGBTQ+ representation

Alex Muegge June 28, 2021
Marvel fan and The State Hornet’s copy editor, Alex Muegge, calls out Marvel Studios for their lack of LGBTQ+ representation.
Customers order from Boba Loca inside the Arden Fair mall May 5, 2021. Workers, including assistant manager Lillian Phan, on the left behind the counter, push tea out to waiting customers.

“We’ve had to call security”: Sacramento boba shops brace for boba shortage, backlash

Christopher Escamilla and Jacob Holden May 21, 2021
Boba shops have been affected by a shortage of a key ingredient in bubble tea since the Suez Canal blockage, and many local shops are planning their next steps.

VIDEO: Walk through the Sac State campus awash with green this spring

Jacob Holden May 20, 2021
Immerse yourself in an empty springtime campus as flowers bloom and cool breezes blow over the Sacramento State campus.
Illustration concept by Khalil Bourgoub.

Khalil’s Virtual Venue: 6 Chill Songs to Relax and Study for Finals To

Khalil Bourgoub May 18, 2021
Music beat writer Khalil Bourgoub shares a small collection of songs that help him study for his big tests and papers.
Anthony Mackie plays Falcon/Sam Wilson in Marvel Studios' “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” on Disney+. Our copy editors debate over whether previously minor characters taking up major mantles is the direction the franchise should go. Photo by Chuck Zlotnick. © Marvel Studios 2020. All Rights Reserved.

Does ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ ending mean an MCU ‘reboot’?

Jordan Parker and Alex Muegge May 13, 2021
Copy editors Jordan Parker and Alex Muegge can do this all day. Read here as they tirelessly debate over whether or not the MCU is being rebooted.
Illustration concept by Khalil Bourgoub

6 Songs To Quit Your Job To: Khalil’s Virtual Venue

Khalil Bourgoub May 12, 2021
Music beat writer Khalil Bourgoub made a playlist for fellow graduating students and service workers ready to leave their jobs for new opportunities. Read about his picks here:
Illustration concept by Khalil Bourgoub

Khalil’s Virtual Venue: Alternative Rock Subgenres

Khalil Bourgoub May 9, 2021
Exploring some of the weirder subgenres of rock with music beat writer Khalil Bourgoub.
From Bermuda shorts to handbags and sandals, Sac State fashion students Marisa Rodgers, Diana Gonzalez and Joana Pereda share their tips on how to dress in style this Spring. (Graphic made in Canva)

5 trends Sac State fashion students are wearing this spring

Angela Rodriguez May 7, 2021
It’s time to put away the winter layers and pull out this season’s fashion essentials. Some of Sac State’s fashion-driven students discuss all the spring fashion trends and how you can elevate your looks this season.
Multimedia virtual art exhibit to feature ‘Expressions for Social Justice’

Multimedia virtual art exhibit to feature ‘Expressions for Social Justice’

Katerina Graziosi May 6, 2021
Sac State’s Center on Race, Immigration and Social Justice will host a multimedia virtual art exhibit in response to “unequal freedoms” – the systemic and social inequalities faced by marginalized communities.
The titular Mitchell family from

REVIEW: “The Mitchells vs. The Machines” is fittingly eccentric and heartfelt

Bradley Hinkson May 5, 2021
‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’ is a new animated film about the offbeat Mitchells family being humanity’s last hope of saving the world from a robot apocalypse, and opinion writer Bradley Hinkson discusses how the film is a delight for its animation and heart.
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