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The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

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 “The Goonies” is an 80s classic and pioneer for the bridge between adult and children comedy-films. It is a film worthy of its praise. (Photo courtesy of Warner Brothers Studio and graphic created in Canva by Alyssa Branum)

Back to the 80s: ‘The Goonies”

‘Hey you Guys!’ remember this film
Katelyn Marano, Copy Editor May 2, 2024
The movie “The Goonies” is an all-time 80s action film with stars such as Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Corey Feldman, Kerri Green and Jeff Cohen
Ceramics Guild faculty advisor Scott Parady and junior art major Cyrus Hunter are among students observing ceramic pieces on display at the Ceramics Guild ceramic sale Tuesday, April 30, 2024.  Community members of varying experience levels are encouraged to join.

Sac State’s ceramic club puts their crafts in your hands

Don’t glaze over the chance to get your new favorite piece of pottery
Delaney Joyce, Staffer May 2, 2024
Sacramento State members of the Ceramic Guild showcase and sell their ceramic art made throughout the semester in front of Kadema Hall.
(L-R) Art Donaldson (Mike Faist), Tashi Duncan (Zendaya) and Patrick Zweig (Josh O’Connor) sitting on a bed in the hotel room before their tennis match. The three tennis prodigies are part of the complicated love triangle featured throughout the film. (Photo courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)

‘Challengers’ proves love means nothing

Double partners doesn’t mean forever
Katelyn Marano and Angelica Vera-Franco April 26, 2024
A movie review on the 2024 melodrama film “Challengers,” starring Zendaya, Mike Faist and Josh O’Connor as three tennis player prodigies involved in a love triangle and suspenseful matches.
The 1988 movie poster of  “Beetlejuice.” The film is so much more than just a Halloween time movie. (Photo Courtesy of Warner Brothers, graphic created in Canva by Alyssa Branum)

Back to the 80s: ‘Beetlejuice’

A movie about a ghost with the most
Katelyn Marano, Copy Editor April 25, 2024
The 1988 film starring the ghost with the most, Michael Keaton, in this horror-comedy film “Beetlejuice.”
Red Bull is one of the most popular energy drinks among college students. See how Red Bull ranks among other popular energy drinks in this top 10 guide for the best energy drinks. (Graphic created in Canva by Mia Huss)

Top 10 energy drinks to help zap through the semester

From morning classes to late-night studying, fuel up with these energy drinks
Mia Huss, Staffer April 25, 2024
Red Bull, Celsius, Rockstar and Monster are just some of the many energy drinks out there fueling college students across the country. From electrifying flavors to low calories, explore the wonderful world of energy drinks.
Taylor Swift released her anticipated eleventh studio album “The Tortured Poets Department” Friday, April 19, 2023. Four physical editions of the album will be released and each one will have an additional song. (Photo courtesy of Republic Records, graphic created in Canva by Karina Torres)

Musical therapy: Taylor Swift’s healing journey in ‘The Tortured Poets Department’

An album review of one of the most anticipated albums of the year
Karina Torres, Staffer April 24, 2024
Discover the lyrical masterpiece that is Taylor Swift's new album “The Tortured Poets Department.”
 Take the stress out of houseplant care with this starter guide. Whether you’re just beginning your leafy journey or you’re already familiarized, there’s always something to learn. (Graphic created in Canva by Delaney Joyce)

Houseplant starter guide: Tips and tricks

You grow, girl!
Delaney Joyce, Staffer April 22, 2024
Whether you have a green thumb or plants are a thorn in your side, this guide will give you the knowledge you need to get started on your houseplant journey.
Popular video games like “Fallout” and “League of Legends” have taken to the big screen within the past few years. Fans enjoy the expansion of their favorite fandoms and virtual worlds. (Graphic created in Canva by Mia Huss)

Level up: Video game adaptations on the big and small screen

How video games inspire adaptations for screens big and small
Karina Torres and Mia Huss April 22, 2024
"Fallout,” “League of Legends” and “The Last of Us” are some of the most popular video games right now, but what do fans of the game think of their movie and TV show adaptations? See what students have to say about the Amazon Prime series “Fallout” and HBO’s “The Last of Us.”
The movie poster of “Some Kind of Wonderful” which is a romantic film starring Lea Thompson, Mary Stuart Masterson and Eric Stoltz. (Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures and graphic created in Canva by Alyssa Branum)

Back to the 80s: ‘Some kind of wonderful’

A slow burn film that turns friends to lovers
Katelyn Marano, Copy Editor April 18, 2024
Lea Thompson, Eric Stoltz and Mary Stuart Masteroson deliver a slow burn drama in the 80s film “Some Kind of Wonderful,” produced by John Hughes.
Two people take a stroll along the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail with a view of Sac State’s Guy West Bridge in the foreground Thursday, March 14, 2024. Many students often walk or bike the different trails near campus.

Trek the trails of Sacramento: 5 spots for running and cycling

Bored of flat road routes? Try these five trails instead
Jocelyn Hill, staffer April 18, 2024
The best trails for adventure-seekers in the Sacramento area. Joggers and cyclists of all skill levels can enjoy Sacramento’s nature on these hiking trails.
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