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Sac State UNIQUE hosts Comedy Night

Sac State UNIQUE hosts Comedy Night

Jasmin Acosta and Shikhar Mohan

September 7, 2019

Comedian Kirk McHenry and opening act Daniel Eachus took the mic at Sacramento State UNIQUE’S Comedy Night Thursday in the University Union Ballroom.  Daniel Eachus, a Fresno native, began the show by interacting with audience members and asking them questions to get engagement. Eachus got the cr...

Sac State hosts art gallery showcasing Mexican American baseball history

Sac State hosts art gallery showcasing Mexican American baseball history

Leticia Sanchez, Bridget Duran

September 7, 2019

“Campo de Sueños,” an art exhibit in Sacramento State’s University Union, is showcasing the Mexican American history of baseball and softball in Sacramento until Sept. 19. The exhibit held its opening reception on Thursday, complete with a panel discussion featuring members of the Mexican Amer...

REVIEW: ‘The Dark Crystal’ prequel recaptures Jim Henson’s cult-classic fantasy

REVIEW: ‘The Dark Crystal’ prequel recaptures Jim Henson’s cult-classic fantasy

Derek Catron

September 5, 2019

“The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” is the first good high-fantasy saga since “Game of Thrones” came to its disappointing end in May. In the age of CGI reboots, the uniquely authentic and unearthly world of Thra was recreated without following trends. A common mistake of rebooted franchises is a...

REVIEW: ‘The A List’ is Netflix’s new B-list show

REVIEW: ‘The A List’ is Netflix’s new B-list show

Jonah Salazar

September 3, 2019

This review contains spoilers for Netflix’s “The A List” If you have a soft spot for corny teen dramas, are intrigued by supernatural powers or have a love for our friends across the pond, then “The A List” should land a spot in your queue of shows to binge through soon. “The A List”...

OPINION: Our 9 top music picks from summer 2019

OPINION: Our 9 top music picks from summer 2019

State Hornet Editors

August 30, 2019

This summer was long. And yet, as the first week of the fall semester at Sacramento State comes to a close, it feels like the hottest season of the year went by in the blink of an eye. Whether you’re looking to mourn the passing of summer or you’re just looking to discover some new music, so...

Sac State art grads persevere despite uncertainty, parental skepticism

Sac State art grads persevere despite uncertainty, parental skepticism

The State Hornet Digital Academy

August 29, 2019

According to a 2017 Sacramento State survey, 43 percent of theatre and dance alumni are on a career path related only somewhat or very little to their field of study — which can cause concern for parents. Page Yang, a Sac State alumna who graduated in 2018 with a dance degree, said she initially ...

REVIEW: Third season of ‘13 Reasons Why’ left me conflicted

REVIEW: Third season of ‘13 Reasons Why’ left me conflicted

Ashton Byers

August 29, 2019

The third and latest season of “13 Reasons Why” came out last Friday at midnight and I spent the entire next day analyzing every detail and scene. The progression of the show made me question how mental health is diagnosed and assessed.  Mental illness has been blamed for gun violence in Ameri...

A Tribe Quartet plays ‘Black American Music’ at first Sac State Nooner

A Tribe Quartet plays ‘Black American Music’ at first Sac State Nooner

Ronaldo Gomez, Arts & entertainment editor

August 29, 2019

A Tribe Quartet, a Sacramento band who describe the genre they perform as “Black American Music,” headlined Sacramento State’s UNIQUE Programs’ first Nooner of the fall semester, Wednesday, a weekly showing of performing arts typically held at noon. When asked about why the band describes thei...

Burger King fourth Sac State restaurant to close since May

Burger King fourth Sac State restaurant to close since May

Mitchel Bobo and Dom Vitiello

July 22, 2019

Sacramento State’s University Union announced via Instagram that the campus Burger King would be closing its doors for good, marking the fourth on-campus restaurant closure since May. Burger King has held a campus presence since 1984, according to a sign still on display in the University Union....

Q&A: Sac State student talks Oxford, involvement in deaf community

Q&A: Sac State student talks Oxford, involvement in deaf community

Robert Pierce

May 17, 2019

Sacramento State student Sarah Potter grew up signing American Sign Language, but hasn’t actively used the language in 15 years. A business administration and English literature double major, Potter is exempt from any language requirements but is still taking classes in ASL and deaf studies in or...

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