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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...

Crocker Art Museum hosts Family Festival to celebrate Black History Month

Buffalo Soldier exhibition host Bill Terrell explained the importance of history of the Buffalo Soldiers at the Crocker Art Museum's Black History Month Family Festival on Feb. 16, 2020. The museum hosted Black artists and culture.

Erick Salgado

February 17, 2020

The Crocker Art Museum hosted its annual Black History Month Family Festival  Sunday in an effort to promote knowledge around Black History Month.  Akinsanya Kambon, a former Black Panther member and Sacramento native attended the festival where he showcased his ceramic sculptures.  Kambon al...

MAX’S TABLE: Food is my Valentine

MAX'S TABLE: Food is my Valentine

Max Connor, Managing Editor

February 14, 2020

“There is no love sincerer than the love of food.” – George Bernard Shaw  I love food. Who doesn’t? So what better way to celebrate love on Valentine’s Day than to celebrate the love of food.  I read a quote the other day from Moliere. Full disclosure: I was reading about food, not ...

Sac State’s ASI holds first Pop-Up Pantry of the semester

Jacob Moore, a biology medication major visits the Sac State Associated Students Inc. first Pop-Up Pantry of the semester in the Library Quad on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. The Pop-Up Pantry provides fresh produce and many other items to students in need.

Olivia Laroa

February 12, 2020

In a move to alleviate the financial burden of acquiring nutritious food options, Sacramento State’s Associated Students Inc. and Central Downtown Food Basket hosted the first Pop-Up Pantry of the semester Monday. The Food Basket has been providing services in the greater Sacramento area since 1983....

6 hot spots perfect for students to visit near Sac State

6 hot spots perfect for students to visit near Sac State

Magaly Muñoz and Erick Salgado

February 4, 2020

The semester has started, class is in session and stress levels are starting to skyrocket. To ease some of that stress, here is a list of local Sacramento hot spots perfect for after class relaxation. Temple Coffee Roasters If you’re looking for a convenient place to study, have a dr...

Let’s taco ‘bout the new Taco Bell Cantina in Sacramento

Let’s taco ‘bout the new Taco Bell Cantina in Sacramento

Brooke Uhlenhop and Kayla Brown

January 30, 2020

Sacramento State alumnus David Smith and his wife Joye opened Sacramento’s first Taco Bell Cantina Wednesday, in downtown Sacramento on K Street, just a couple blocks from the Golden 1 Center. Unlike a normal Taco Bell, Cantinas serve alcohol along with tapas-style food that can only be found at...

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