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Starbucks voted ‘Best Coffee Shop’ in 2020 Best of Sac State poll

Starbucks voted ‘Best Coffee Shop’ in 2020 Best of Sac State poll

Piper Haitsuka and Brooke Uhlenhop

May 4, 2020

To no one's surprise, Starbucks was voted the “Best Coffee Shop” on Sacramento State’s campus in The State Hornet’s annual Best of Sac State poll.  Although campus eateries closed in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students still have fond memories of visiting their favorite coffee fr...

‘She Kills Monsters’ voted ‘Best Campus Performance’

‘She Kills Monsters’ voted ‘Best Campus Performance’

Piper Haitsuka

May 4, 2020

Themes of acceptance and queer visibility are shown through “She Kills Monsters,” a drama production based on the game Dungeons and Dragons that ran from Oct. 23 to Nov. 3, 2019 at Sacramento State’s University Theatre. The play was voted “Best Campus Performance” in The State Hornet’s a...

The Roost outranks all other Sac State campus eateries for the spring 2020 semester

The Roost outranks all other Sac State campus eateries for the spring 2020 semester

Olivia Laroa

May 4, 2020

The Hornets have spoken: here’s why The Roost was voted Best of Sacramento State’s new campus eatery. A quick, inexpensive snack stop for students on the go, located in Sac State’s University Union, Hornet chicken lovers have a heaven on campus at The Roost. While The Roost may not be a ...

Sacramento native Mozzy voted ‘Best Local Artist’ by Sac State students

Sacramento native Mozzy voted 'Best Local Artist' by Sac State students

May 4, 2020

After growing up in the Oak Park neighborhood of Sacramento less than five miles from Sacramento State, Timothy Patterson, known professionally as Mozzy, was voted “Best Local Artist” by Sac State students  in The State Hornet’s fourth annual Best of Sac State survey.  Mozzy won the award after Hobo Johnson and t...

TIkTok voted ‘Best App’ in Best of Sac State 2020 poll

TIkTok voted ‘Best App’ in Best of Sac State 2020 poll

Allisyn Mayhew

May 4, 2020

In The State Hornet’s fourth annual Best of Sac State poll, Sacramento State students voted in favor of TikTok in the “Best App” category. It’s no surprise that the app is so popular among students — TikTok currently has over 800 million monthly average users and has been downloaded ove...

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...

Sac State students embrace their culture through hair

A detailed look at braid work done by fourth year student Ivie Eboigbodin. Photo courtesy of Ivie Eboigbodin.

Dylan McNeill

April 30, 2020

Black hair can take many forms with its versatile styles, colors and added jewelry, but it's more than just style — Black hair is culture. In the 19th century, African American and Black Americans often tried to straighten their hair to fit in with white culture, and during the Civil Rights era, em...

STREAMING PICK OF THE WEEK: ‘Bad Education’ is already one of the year’s best films

Graphic by Bradley Hinkson.

Bradley Hinkson

April 30, 2020

Every week, I’ll be recommending a film or television show currently available on certain streaming websites. New or old, it does not matter. I’ll recommend anything that I feel should be seen by many people. When people do horrible things — like say, embezzle money —  they’ll try to find a...

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...

REVIEW: Netflix’s ‘Too Hot To Handle’ was lukewarm

Graphic by Makenna Roy

Makenna Roy

April 30, 2020

 Like every other reality dating show, it tried to be different. Like every other reality dating show, it wasn’t. “Too Hot To Handle,” challenged 10 single people, five men and five women, to embark on a journey of self discovery and a chance to create more meaningful connections. The only ...

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