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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Sacramento State’s intermediate jazz ensemble rehearsing for an upcoming concert on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. The intermediate and advanced ensembles will be performing in Capistrano Hall on Thursday, Oct. 14.

Sac State jazz prepares for their first concert since return of in-person learning

Alec Ramey October 13, 2021
Sac State’s jazz ensembles prepare to return in person for Thursday’s concert. The ensembles have been away from the concert hall for over a year due to COVID restrictions.
Lead guitarist Tim Picchi plays a solo during Island of Black & White’s set on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021. The performance took place Thursday in the University Union Serna Plaza

Island of Black and White plays Sac State concert

Michael Eskridge and Marin Perego September 11, 2021
Sac State’s UNIQUE hosted their second concert in two days on Thursday evening. Read more to hear what students had to say about the Sacramento band that said they don’t confine themselves to one genre
Jayson Angove performs a song during a concert hosted by Sacramento State’s UNIQUE program on Sept. 8. Angrove performs indie alternative rock and is part of the Roseville-based band Humble Wolf

Indie artist Jayson Angove rocks Serna Plaza at Sac State

Zachary Cimaglio September 10, 2021
UNIQUE’s most recent ‘nooner’ first of many upcoming shows.
Illustration concept by Khalil Bourgoub.

Khalil’s Virtual Venue: 6 Chill Songs to Relax and Study for Finals To

Khalil Bourgoub May 18, 2021
Music beat writer Khalil Bourgoub shares a small collection of songs that help him study for his big tests and papers.
Illustration concept by Khalil Bourgoub

6 Songs To Quit Your Job To: Khalil’s Virtual Venue

Khalil Bourgoub May 12, 2021
Music beat writer Khalil Bourgoub made a playlist for fellow graduating students and service workers ready to leave their jobs for new opportunities. Read about his picks here:
Illustration concept by Khalil Bourgoub

Khalil’s Virtual Venue: Alternative Rock Subgenres

Khalil Bourgoub May 9, 2021
Exploring some of the weirder subgenres of rock with music beat writer Khalil Bourgoub.
Multimedia virtual art exhibit to feature ‘Expressions for Social Justice’

Multimedia virtual art exhibit to feature ‘Expressions for Social Justice’

Katerina Graziosi May 6, 2021
Sac State’s Center on Race, Immigration and Social Justice will host a multimedia virtual art exhibit in response to “unequal freedoms” – the systemic and social inequalities faced by marginalized communities.
Illustration concept by Khalil Bourgoub

Khalil’s Virtual Venue: A Post-Vaccine Posse Cut Playlist

Khalil Bourgoub April 28, 2021
Music beat writer Khalil Bourgoub started a new column called Khalil’s Virtual Venue and made a playlist for vaccinated friend groups reuniting.
Illustration concept by Colin Madigan.

Sac State students share how music fuels their gains at The WELL

Colin Madigan April 23, 2021
Students going to The WELL give their opinions on why music improves their workouts.
DJ/promoter/music artist Alex Hernandez, 30, has his equipment setup in the kitchen of his studio apartment downtown Sacramento. He records and plays keyboard digitally with software that allows him to plug-in sounds of other instruments. Here, Hernandez is playing with a synthesizer plug-in Saturday, April 10, 2021.  (Robert J Hansen)

Sacramento’s music and live entertainment scene prepares for post-pandemic comeback

Robert J. Hansen April 17, 2021
Sacramento’s nightlife and music entertainment scene was thriving in the months leading up to the COVID-19 shut down last year according to local DJ Alex Hernandez.
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