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The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor


(L-R): Alicent Hightower (Olivia Cooke), Rhaenyra Targaryen (Emma DArcy), Rhaenys Targaryen (Eve Best). The three female characters are all fully complexed and all suffer greatly for a chance to sit on the Iron Throne. (Photo: House of the Dragon, HBO, 2022)

OPINION: House of the Dragon corrects Games of Thrones’ biggest problem

Hailey Valdivia September 21, 2022
HBO’s new show attempts to overcome the criticisms of its predecessor
Check out these four films featuring  women who contribute significantly to the film industry. Each film is either directed by or starring women. (Graphic made in Canva by Jenelle Lum. Movie stills by Walt Disney Studios, Universal Pictures, IAC Films, A24 and Fox 2000 Pictures.)

4 movies that will make you say “#yasssqueen” for Women’s History Month

Jenelle Lum, staff writer March 29, 2022
Celebrate the month with films of various genres starring women.
Ghostface returns in the 2022 “Scream” reboot/sequel in one of the most violent and brutal incarnations of the character the series has ever seen. The series has had its ups and downs overall in terms of critical and fan reception, but the new ‘requel’ film has proven to be generally well-received. (Paramount Pictures)

Zach’s Sunday Slashers: The “Scream” franchise ranked from worst to best.

Zachary Cimaglio, Copy Editor March 27, 2022
The State Hornet’s copy editor Zach Cimaglio ranked the “Scream” films from worst to best in his brand new column “Zach’s Sunday Slashers”.
This year, there are 10 movies nominated for the Best Picture award. The Best Picture is known to be the highest honor at the Oscars.

OPINION- “And the Oscar goes to”: Sac State students weigh in on the best movies of 2021

Alexis Hunt, Visuals Staffer March 25, 2022

With the 94th annual Academy Awards only a few days away, Sacramento State students weighed in on their favorite movies from 2021 and shared their opinions on which movies deserve an Oscar. One of the...

Mei is a very outgoing and bold 13-year-old. She is about to discover what it means to be a teenager. (Photo: Turning Red, Pixar/Disney, 2022)

It’s all about Mei: ‘Turning Red’ review

Jenelle Lum, staff writer March 18, 2022
Sometimes, we all need to unleash our inner red panda.
March Madness 2022 version 2

March Madness 2022: Top movie franchise edition

Kris Hall and Jennah Booth March 9, 2022
The best movie franchises face off this month to see which will come out on top.
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:
“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,...

Music, candy and movies: All you need for Halloween 2021

Music, candy and movies: All you need for Halloween 2021

Mercy Sosa October 28, 2021
The State Hornet has compiled its best spooky content for this Halloween season.
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