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BROOKE’S UHLENBOPS S1E11: Favorite Songs Finale

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Brooke Uhlenhop, Robyn Dobson, Leticia Sanchez, Shaun Holkko, Max Connor, and Robbie Pierce

May 15, 2020

On the final episode of Brooke’s UhlenBops, Brooke asks another set of editors and staffers what their favorite songs are and why those songs mean so much to them.  RELATED: BROOKE’S UHLENBOPS S1E10: What’s your favorite song? Music: Lollipop by Alex Beroza...

BROOKE’S UHLENBOPS S1E10: What’s your favorite song?

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Brooke Uhlenhop, Nijzel Dotson, Bradley Hinkson, Kayla Brown, Shiavon Chatman, and Robbie Pierce

May 6, 2020

This week on Brooke’s UhlenBops, host Brooke Uhlenhop has put together a special episode featuring State Hornet staff members: Nijzel Dotson, Bradley Hinkson, Kayla Brown and Shiavon Chatman discussing their favorite songs and why they love them. Music: Lollipop by Alex Beroza  ...

BROOKE’S UHLENBOPS S1E9: Staffers’ Favorite Genres: Hip-Hop

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Brooke Uhlenhop, Nijzel Dotson, and Robbie Pierce

May 1, 2020

On this episode of Brooke’s UhlenBops, the format is changed up a bit as host Brooke Uhlenhop is joined by State Hornet staff writer Nijzel Dotson to give Dotson a chance to discuss one of his favorite genres that Brooke isn’t so familiar with, hip-hop.  Music: Lollipop by Alex Beroza...

Sacramento rapper turns what was once a hobby into career

Sacramento rapper Evan Odom who goes by Pyramid Kid. Odom has been making music for two years and was given the opportunity to perform with Nef The Pharoah last fall. Photo courtesy of Evan Odom.

Nijzel Dotson

April 30, 2020

Growing up, Sacramento rapper Evan Odom, who goes by Pyramid Kid, always felt different from his peers. But rather than trying to conform, he decided to be content with standing out. “My mom and I moved around a lot when I was younger,” Odom said. “I wasn’t ever really popular in school and...

Catch up with Sac State TikTok star Nebaiot Lemma

Sac State student Nebaiot Lemma interviews biology major Gaby Goldring for his YouTube channel on Oct 25, 2019. Lemma's YouTube videos highlighting Sac State halted because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Brooke Uhlenhop

April 22, 2020

In October of 2019, Sacramento State freshman Nebaiot Lemma was on top of the world.  The film major went viral on TikTok thanks to a clip from his YouTube channel spoofing a tour of Sac State. The TikTok gained over 2 million views in a few days and was the talk of campus.  As the semester went on, h...

BROOKE’S UHLENBOPS S1E8: Everyone had a Paramore phase, don’t lie

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Brooke Uhlenhop, Kylie Robison, and Robbie Pierce

April 22, 2020

This week on Brooke’s UhlenBops, host Brooke Uhlenhop is joined by State Hornet tech writer Kylie Robison to discuss one of their favorite bands, Paramore. Ain’t it fun? Music: Lollipop by Alex Beroza...

Live from home, it’s almost everyone

Multiple celebrities go live on Instagram at the same time on Tuesday, March 24. Instagram Lives provide people the opportunity to interact with friends and fans while showing on a live video. 

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Brooke Uhlenhop

April 16, 2020

Celebrities, they’re just like us, at home bored, as we shelter-in-place due to the coronavirus and, just like us, they’re ramping up social media use.  With concerts and award shows getting postponed, major artists have been doing live concerts from the comfort of their living rooms. Some have been for fundraisers, but others are doing it for fun. ...

BROOKE’S UHLENBOPS S1E7: Jordan Loves The Strokes

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Brooke Uhlenhop, Jordan Silva-Benham, and Robbie Pierce

April 15, 2020

This week on Brooke’s UhlenBops, host Brooke Uhlenhop and copy editor Jordan Silva-Benham discuss the latter’s love of the best of the Early-2000s-Alternative-Bands-That-Start-With-‘The,’ The Strokes, who released “The New Abnormal,” their first studio album in seven years, April 10.  ...

Q&A: Bobby Brackins’s new song unintentionally reminds people to stay clean

Bobby Brackins portrait posted on Dec 23, 2019 via his Instagram @bobbybrackins. Photo courtesy of Bobby Brackins

Piper Haitsuka

April 11, 2020

Grammy-nominated artist and Bay Area native Bobby Brackins, who also performs under Lata Harbor, released a new song called “Wash My Hands” featuring  Marc E. Bassy, Collett and August 08 last month Since then, the song has been jokingly referred to as one of the top COVID-19 anthems. Story...

BROOKE’S UHLENBOPS S1E6: Brooke and Bella’s love of the Jonas Brothers and concerts

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Brooke Uhlenhop and Robbie Pierce

April 9, 2020

On this week’s episode of Brooke’s UhlenBops released on her birthday, host Brooke Uhlenhop is joined by her good friend Bella Monteverde, a Sac State communications major, and later her mother Colleen Uhlenhop, to discuss their love of the Jonas Brothers and going to concerts together, and their...

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