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Gallarzo shares his love for music

Gallarzo shares his love for music

Yarcenia Garcia
November 5, 2013
Filed under Arts

Not only is Sebastian Gallarzo a senior music major at Sacramento State, but he also works with Latino members of the community, promoting access to music education that otherwise would not be provided.The Instituto Mazatlan Bellas Artes de Sacramento, also known as IMBA, is a nonprofit organization t...

Student duo brings horror effects to life

Photo Courtesy of Arlene Barshinger
November 5, 2013
Filed under Arts

Imagine walking onto the set of a horror movie and making blood-curdling effects come to life.This is a reality for 20-year-old Sacramento State anthropology major Lamira Herrera who runs her own special effects business, Atrocity FX.Herrera and business partner 23-year-old photography major Dianna ...

Give thanks with pumpkin cake from scratch

Give thanks with pumpkin cake from scratch

Anisca Miles
November 5, 2013
Filed under Arts

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and that means pumpkin season is officially in full swing.This time of year it is close to impossible not to hear the words “pumpkin flavored” because pumpkin is the main ingredient for everything from lattes to soups. But a lot of people are still not 100 p...

Staff Picks: Start November off with good tunes

Staff Picks: Start November off with good tunes

Reporting by Anisca Miles
November 5, 2013
Filed under Arts

Song: “Landscapes”Artist: Johnny PolygonAlbum: “The Nothing”Briana says: John Armour, known as Johnny Polygon on stage, is an independent artist from Tulsa, Oklahoma. He’s worked with artists such as Nas and Kid Cudi and made a cameo appearance in Kid Cudi’s music video “The Pursuit of Happin...

Sky Ferreira is more than a drug addict

McClatchy Tribune
November 5, 2013
Filed under Arts

Sky Ferreira has been getting a lot of attention in the media due to her recent arrest allegedly involving possession of ecstasy, but drug related woes are not the only thing keeping Ferreira in the spotlight.Ferreira released her hit single “Everything is Embarrassing” last year creating a lot of noise aroun...

PLAY RECAP: Almost, Maine creates believable onstage relationships

Briana Swain
October 31, 2013
Filed under Arts

“Almost, Maine” - the theatre department's first theatrical production of the fall season - was comprised of nine unrelated vignettes about relationships, love and heartbreak.The production ran from Oct. 23 to Nov. 3. As the most frequently produced performance worldwide, it has been run around 2,00...

Madelynn Esquivias steps into the fashion world

Anisca Miles
October 29, 2013
Filed under Arts

Not many aspiring fashion designers can say the very first time they released a complete fashion collection to the public, at Sacramento State’s student fashion show, they won popular vote by viewers.Vice President of Sacramento State’s Student Fashion Association Madelynn Esquivias can say she has...

Writers tackle the misconceptions of hair in the African-American Community

Writers tackle the misconceptions of hair in the African-American Community

Photo Illustration by Anthony Nathan and Keely McCoy
October 29, 2013
Filed under Arts

Hair is a defining characteristic for many women. For some it is a statement, while others do not put too much effort into it.Now imagine being an African-American.Ideal beauty standards characterize African-American hair as unattractive or unprofessional - not something that is idealized or valued in ...

Something to celebrate with Katy Perry’s album

State Hornet Staff
October 29, 2013
Filed under Arts

Over the years, Katy Perry has made a name for herself by dropping candy-coated innuendos and inspiring lyrics throughout her previous albums.On her new album “Prism,” she is kicking it up a notch.Perry took the world by storm when she became the first woman to send five singles from one album, ”Teenage...

Sac State choirs come together for fall show

Photos Courtesy of Music Department
October 29, 2013
Filed under Arts

Choirs are comprised of individuals who come together to make one single unit. With that in mind, Sacramento State’s choirs will gather to perform their first concert of the fall season.Sacramento State’s choir is performing its first concert of the fall season this Saturday evening at the Sacred Hea...

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