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From left to right, Aquaman, played by Jason Momoa, Wonder Woman, played by Gal Gadot, and Cyborg, played by Ray Fisher, team up in director Zack Snyder's cut of

REVIEW: Yes, ‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ rules

Bradley Hinkson March 22, 2021
The infamous ‘Snyder Cut’ that has been the talk of the internet for years has finally arrived. Opinion writer Bradley Hinkson discusses the new version of “Justice League” and how it stands as its own strong piece of superhero entertainment.
Clockwise, from upper left: UNIQUE Program Advisor Ajamu Lamumba and UNIQUE volunteers Elysse Fresquez and Noah Flores discuss their experience with hosting virtual events in a pandemic in a Zoom meeting on March 12, 2021. Lamumba showed a picture that was taken with his wife and rapper, KRS-One who was a guest speaker for a UNIQUE event.

The ‘UNIQUE’ way Sac State is putting on virtual events

Giana Seltzer March 22, 2021
The Sac State UNIQUE Program went virtual this year, forcing its campus activities to take to Zoom.
Sacramento/Black Art of Dance’s dance production, “Thrive,” features several Sac State students and is available online and on-demand from Thursday, March 17 to Saturday, March 20 with a special director's commentary version Sunday at 2 p.m. Image courtesy of Kevin Wilhite

REVIEW: Sac State dancers ‘Thrive’ in online performance

Gerardo Zavala, Video Editor March 19, 2021

From the moment it starts, it’s evident that this isn’t a regular dance show. The movements of the camera and the cuts to different locations give the audience a front-row seat to the adaptations...

Charles Joseph stands outside of his second story apartment next to trees growing in between two apartment buildings Wednesday, March 10, 2021 in Sacramento, California. Joseph said that he enjoys how calm and peaceful his apartment is after years of living in prisons and detainment centers.

Former ICE detainee continues activism, credits music for transformative healing

Katerina Graziosi March 17, 2021
Former ICE detainee Charles Joseph is continuing the activism for the rights of those impacted by systems of immigration and incarceration that he began within detention walls.
In celebration of Women's History Month, opinion writer Bradley Hinkson shares his favorite actress performances. Graphic made in Canva.

OPINION: Some of the best actress performances of all time

Bradley Hinkson March 17, 2021
For Women’s History Month, opinion writer Bradley Hinkson lists some of the best performances women have given in film, from Gena Rowlands in “A Woman Under the Influence” to Catherine Deneuve in “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg.”
Steven Yuen in

OPINION: Let’s talk about the 2021 Oscar nominations

Bradley Hinkson March 15, 2021
The Oscar nominations are here and opinion writer Bradley Hinkson takes a look at some of the major ones and discusses who has the best chance of taking home the gold. Who was snubbed? What were some of the surprises?
A photo of a golden Grammy Statuette, given to recipients of awards from the Recording Academy. (Photo by Thomas Hawk/CC BY-NC 2.0.)

REVIEW: Some of the best songs nominated at the 2021 Grammys

The State Hornet’s A&E and Opinion sections teamed up to bring you a playlist of our favorite songs from the 2021 Grammys Awards Show.
If you’re looking to open your wallet to spend some money on streaming services, copy editor Jordan Parker ranked the top services from best to worst. Graphic by Jordan Parker.

OPINION: Ranking the top streaming services from best to worst

Jordan Parker, copy editor March 11, 2021
Copy editor Jordan Parker ranks the available streaming services available to subscribe to.
A mashup of albums that highlight the different themes of the playlist that were significant to Khalil Bourgoub. The albums from left to right are “Dragonball Durag Remix” by Thundercat, “Technicolor” by Covet, “Writer’s Block” by Peter Bjorn and John and “UNLOCKED” by Denzel Curry and Kenny Beats.

8 songs that have kept me company during quarantine

Khalil Bourgoub March 11, 2021
Quarantine playlist: songs that have kept music beat writer, Khalil Bourgoub, going through the pandemic.
A digital rendering of the renovated SAFE Credit Union Performing Arts Center, which will now serve as a location for large-scale events such as conventions, conferences, and statewide events. Render by David Jones. Photo courtesy of SAFE Credit Union Perfect Arts Center.

Renovated SAFE Credit Union Performing Arts Center to reopen summer 2021

Angela Rodriguez March 10, 2021
Broadway On Tour is still scheduled to arrive at the newly renovated SAFE Credit Union performing Arts Center this fall. Read about all the changes you can expect upon your next visit.
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