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The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor


What a wonderful time it is as the holidays are right around the corner. The Ultimate Winter Guide has movies, music, and more to get into the spirit during winter break.

Ultimate Winter Guide 2022

Jenelle Lum December 14, 2022
The arts and entertainment section created a fun and festive winter guide to celebrate the chilly season.
10-holiday songs that you should know. This list contains songs that we know and some we may not be familiar with as a reflection of what the holidays can mean to different people. Graphic made in Canva by Mercy Sosa.

10 holiday songs to explore the meaning of the season

Raymond Purscell December 14, 2022
This list of 10 holiday tunes dives into different genres, eras and emotions to paint a full picture of what holiday music can be.
Tyler Miles strums his bass in front of a mural near Capistrano Hall Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Miles is a seasoned musician and a graduate of Sac State’s School of Music.

‘I just felt the call’: From walking a bassline to walking the stage

Raymond Purscell December 4, 2022
Tyler Miles is a bassist earning his master’s degree in bass performance at Sac State.
Dorian Antipa and Mckenzie Langefeld performing as DuoXylo in Capistrano hall on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. “Desisidirium” by Frank Piland, a Native American composer, was commissioned by DuoXylo and performed at the event, along with several other pieces.  .

Sac State music alumnus returns home to perform in FeNAM

Raymond Purscell November 11, 2022
DuoXylo experiments with time and timbre as they showcase their technical mastery of percussion and bassoon.
The cover of The 1975’s fifth studio album “Being Funny in a Foreign Language.” The album features the singles “Part of the Band,” “Happiness,” “I’m in Love with You” and “All I Need to Hear.” (Photo courtesy of Dirty Hit)

REVIEW: The 1975’s ‘Being Funny in a Foreign Language’

Chris Woodard November 1, 2022
Two years after their last album, The 1975 released “Being Funny in a Foreign Language.”
Cover art for “Midnights” by Taylor Swift. The album was released at 12 a.m. EST on Friday, Oct. 21, 2022 and has become the most-streamed album in less than 24 hours. (Photo courtesy of Republic Records).

REVIEW: ‘Midnights’ by Taylor Swift

Stacy Hanson November 1, 2022
With more than 187 billion streams in less than 24 hours, “Midnights” becomes the most-streamed album in a single day.
Original photo from “Kanye West 09” by Super 45 | Música Independiente, licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0. Graphic designed in Adobe Photoshop by Gavin S. Hudson.

OPINION: Wake Up Mr. West

Gavin Hudson October 28, 2022
This is a wake-up call from a devoted fan.
Welcome to the arts and entertainment Ultimate Fall Guide! The season of pumpkin spice, cozy sweaters and comfort movies is upon us.

Ultimate Fall Guide 2022

Jenelle Lum October 20, 2022
Featured in this guide are an assortment of music, book, television, movie, fashion and food ideas for the new season.
This song list captures the fall mood. It features emotional and danceable tracks that are perfect for an autumn drive.(Graphic created in Canva)

The ultimate songs for fall

Raymond Purscell October 20, 2022
10 songs to listen to while driving on a fall evening.
The Sac State symphony orchestra prepares for their performance in Capistrano Hall on Oct. 13, 2022. The first piece performed was Overture No. 1 in E minor, Op. 23 by Louise Farrenc.

Sac State’s Symphony Orchestra brings Dvorak’s work to life

Raymond Purscell October 17, 2022
Sac State symphony orchestra performed Dvorak and Farrenc for their first performance this term
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