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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

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Chando’s employees serve students their orders on Thursday, Sept.16, 2022. The local taco chain is quickly becoming a staple at Sac State with daily deals on menu items and positive reviews from students.

Chando’s Tacos now open in University Union, prepare for taco Tuesdays

Johnathan Rutz, deputy copy editor September 20, 2022
Students give voice to the addition of local taco chain Chando’s Tacos on campus. The restaurant offers daily deals from their new home in The Nest.
The Black History Month Arts & Crafters Event at The Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg, California on Sunday. Black artists and crafters appear at the show, as well as food vendors and wine tasting.

Celebrating Black History Month with arts, food and music at the Mill

Dominique Williams and Anh Nguyen February 23, 2022
For the third year, Old Sugar Mill hosted its Black History Month Arts & Crafters event in collaboration with Cain Event Planning and Brick House Gallery & Art Complex on Sunday. The event featured established and emerging Black artists.

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...

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.
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.
President and co-founder of MealMe Matthew Bouchner works on a computer at his family’s home on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021. Designed alongside co-founder Will Said as a streamlined food photography app last March, MealMe found its niche as a price comparison tool between food delivery services such as Postmates, GrubHub and Doordash. (Taken via Zoom)

Hungry Sac State students can save money and time with MealMe

Skyler Lacey February 23, 2021
The pandemic allowed food delivery apps to flourish, but with the time spent comparing food delivery app prices in your area, how much time and money could you have saved using MealMe?
Flexibility, strength, delivery: How 3 Black-owned restaurants are surviving the pandemic

Flexibility, strength, delivery: How 3 Black-owned restaurants are surviving the pandemic

Alan Trinidad and Sarah Blunt February 14, 2021
Despite major setbacks, these Sacramento Black-owned businesses have still found ways to positively impact their community.
This year, Sacramento and the wourld is celebrating Valentine’s Day a little bit differently due to the COVID-19 pandemic. From live outdoor music to antique marketplaces and online couples painting lessons, there’s no shortage of romantic escapades this weekend.

Valentine’s Day events to attend this weekend virtually or in-person

Angela Rodriguez February 12, 2021
Local businesses in the Sacramento area will be hosting small events that you and your valentine can attend. These events include painting, drinking, eating, and more.
Starting Dec. 21, Sac State students living in the dorms will have meals delivered Monday-Friday over the holiday break from five local restaurants thanks to a a $50,000 grant from the city of Sacramento. Photo by Dale Cruse/CC BY 2.0

Sac State dorms upgrade to 5-star food over the break

Max Connor, editor in chief December 28, 2020
After a $50,000 grant was approved by the Justice for Neighbors program administered by the City Attorneys' Office, the roughly 60 students living in the dorms over the break will be delivered meals by some of the best restaurants in Sacramento.
Panchito Mexican Restaurant on Auburn Boulevard in Citrus Heights on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. Owners Jose and Rosibel Osuna said they hope their new specials will draw in business during the lockdown.

Local restaurant owners grapple with latest stay-at-home order

TJ Martinez December 17, 2020
With the current stay-at-home order in effect in Sacramento County, see how local small businesses are both struggling and adapting in response to such conditions.
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