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MAX’S TABLE: The Sandwich Episode

MAX'S TABLE: The Sandwich Episode

Max Connor and Robbie Pierce

October 17, 2020

This week on Max’s Table, Max talks to his sister and fellow sandwich connoisseur Dina Owens, all about sandwiches. Where did they come from, Why are they so delicious, is a hotdog a sandwich and how is it possible that Jimmy Johns is worse than Subway? They tackle the answers to all these questions ...

MAX’S TABLE: Starting a home vegetable garden

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Max Connor and Robbie Pierce

September 24, 2020

This week Max talked with the CapRadio garden coordinator to get tips on starting a home garden in the hot climate of Sacramento.

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Onit Coffee founder Shadi Khattab on how to brew a business

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Onit Coffee founder Shadi Khattab on how to brew a business

Chanelle Muerong, Garry Singh, and Robbie Pierce

September 22, 2020

State Hornet reporters Chanelle Muerong and Garry Singh bring you another episode of the State Hornet: Spotlight audio profile series, this time featuring Sac State business alumnus and Onit Coffee CEO Shadi Khattab.    RELATED: Sac State alumnus giving back to Sacramento, ‘one cup at a time’   Khattab discusses the role coffee played in his family life, how and why he...

Sac State alumnus giving back to Sacramento, ‘one cup at a time’

Onit Coffee founder and CEO Shadi Khattab poses for a photo with the small business' staff on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. The coffee truck is located in the parking lot of Precision M.D. in Elk Grove, CA.

Chanelle Muerong and Anastasia Sher-Jones

September 16, 2020

Sac State alumnus Shadi Khattab created his Onit Coffee truck business amid the pandemic.

MAX’S TABLE: All about In-N-Out Burger

MAX’S TABLE: All about In-N-Out Burger

Max Connor and Shaun Holkko

September 15, 2020

On the first episode of Max’s Table this semester, editor-in-chief Max Connor talks to Sac State alumnus and former State Hornet sports editor Shaun Holkko about In-N-Out Burger.

MAX’S TABLE S1E2: Home baking with self-taught professional vegan cake baker Ashley Shotwell

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Max Connor

May 19, 2020

This week Max delves into the world of home baking with artist and cake decorator Ashley Shotwell. Shotwell specializes in vegan cakes and baked goods, and she reveals the best substitutes for dairy products in baking and gives advice for those who are interested in exploring baking during the pandemic. Sho...

Taco Bell voted ‘Best Off-Campus Eatery’

Taco Bell voted ‘Best Off-Campus Eatery’

Nijzel Dotson

May 12, 2020

Sacramento State students voted Taco Bell as the best off-campus eatery in The State Hornet’s annual Best Of Sac State survey. While it isn’t the most glamorous option, Taco Bell’s convenient location and inexpensive prices  have made it a go-to spot for Sac State students. Some may be caught o...

IN THE EAT OF THE MOMENT: Pittsburgers are the perfect meal for staying in

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Jordan Parker

May 10, 2020

With most of the nation under shelter-in-place orders, restaurants have resorted to takeout only or have shut down completely. I say, ditch takeout and try this delicious recipe that I’ve been devouring since my early childhood.  Let me introduce you to Pittsburgers, a savory dish that is the ...

The Roost outranks all other Sac State campus eateries for the spring 2020 semester

The Roost outranks all other Sac State campus eateries for the spring 2020 semester

Olivia Laroa

May 4, 2020

The Hornets have spoken: here’s why The Roost was voted Best of Sacramento State’s new campus eatery. A quick, inexpensive snack stop for students on the go, located in Sac State’s University Union, Hornet chicken lovers have a heaven on campus at The Roost. While The Roost may not be a ...

Sacramento’s Midtown Farmers Market still open despite coronavirus outbreak

Sacramento locals shop for fresh produce at the Midtown Farmers Market Saturday, March 14. The market remained open despite concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.

Tara Gnewikow

March 18, 2020

The Midtown Farmers Market in Sacramento is scheduled to remain open Saturday despite recent concerns about the spread of the new coronavirus.  The Sacramento City Council released a resolution Friday which declared a local emergency for the city and directed the City Manager to “cancel city permits f...

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