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EDITORIAL: Celebrating the best — and worst — of Sac State

EDITORIAL: Celebrating the best — and worst — of Sac State

The State Hornet Editorial Board

April 11, 2019

It’s spring at Sacramento State, and that means it’s our favorite time of year — when we ask our readers to celebrate what defines our campus in our annual Best of Sac State poll. And though we may laugh as we choose the most iconic Herky outfit and reminisce on our favorite Phlagleblast memory a...

OPINION: Business Herky wins ‘Best Herky Look,’ because of course

OPINION: Business Herky wins ‘Best Herky Look,’ because of course

Kameron Schmid, Copy editor

April 11, 2019

“Every girl crazy ‘bout a sharp dressed man.” ZZ Top said that. For those that don’t know, the members of ZZ Top don’t look like they should be sharply dressed. They’re rarely seen without trademark long beards and sunglasses. They look like extras hired to blend into an episode of Duck ...

Softball player Suzy Brookshire voted Sac State’s ‘Best Female Athlete’

Softball player Suzy Brookshire voted Sac State’s ‘Best Female Athlete’

Robyn Dobson

April 11, 2019

Just weeks after Sacramento State junior softball player Suzy Brookshire set the program record with her 36th career home run, she was voted “Best Female Athlete” in the State Hornet’s third annual Best of Sac State poll. Brookshire currently leads Sac State’s softball program in all-time home runs (...

Sac State’s Reggie Christiansen wins 2019 ‘Best Coach’

Sac State’s Reggie Christiansen wins 2019 ‘Best Coach’

Shaun Holkko

April 11, 2019

When Reggie Christiansen became head coach of Sacramento State’s baseball team in 2011, he had big shoes to fill, taking over for longtime head coach John Smith. Now in his ninth season as head coach, with seven consecutive 30-plus win seasons, seven straight postseason appearances and two Western Ath...

Sac State baseball team wins 2019 ‘Best Men’s Team’

Sac State baseball team wins 2019 ‘Best Men’s Team’

Shaun Holkko

April 11, 2019

The 2019 Sacramento State baseball team are young, full of potential and have been voted “Best Men’s Team” on campus in The State Hornet’s annual Best of Sac State poll. The Hornets (21-10, 7-2 WAC) are well on their way to an eighth consecutive 30 plus-win season, having already won 20 gam...

Marcus Graves named ‘Best Male Athlete’ at Sac State

Marcus Graves named ‘Best Male Athlete’ at Sac State

Matthew Peirson

April 11, 2019

Sacramento State point guard Marcus Graves was voted “Best Male Athlete” in The State Hornet’s third annual “Best of Sac State” poll. Graves, a senior who missed the entirety of the 2017-2018 season following his back surgery, averaged a team-leading 17 points and 5.4 assists per game, a...

Sac State’s American River Courtyard wins ‘Best On-Campus Housing’

Sac State’s American River Courtyard wins ‘Best On-Campus Housing’

Francina Sanchez

April 10, 2019

The American River Courtyard is the 2019 “Best On-Campus Housing” winner in The State Hornet’s third annual Best of Sac State poll. The AMC holds up to 606 students, but only permits sophomores and up, as well as transfer, graduate and international students, according to their website. T...

Walking voted 2019 ‘Best Transportation’ at Sac State

Walking voted 2019 ‘Best Transportation’ at Sac State

Imani Morton

April 10, 2019

Sac State supports multiple forms of transportation such as biking, riding a scooter, the Herky Streetcar, JUMP bikes and e-scooters, as well as a new driverless shuttle, “Olli”, which made its debut in February. But according to The State Hornet’s third annual Best of Sac State results, those means of t...

Gyro 2 Go voted 2019 ‘Best Food on Campus’ at Sac State

Gyro 2 Go voted 2019 ‘Best Food on Campus’ at Sac State

Garry Singh

April 10, 2019

Sacramento State students voted Gyro 2 Go as “Best Food on Campus” in The State Hornet’s third annual Best of Sac State poll. Gyro 2 Go beat out places such as Panda Express, Baja Fresh and last year’s winner Round Table Pizza. Gyro 2 Go is located in the Riverfront Center and is open ...

Concerts in the Park wins 2 Best of Sac State categories

Concerts in the Park wins 2 Best of Sac State categories

Imani Morton and Brittney Delgado

April 10, 2019

Every summer, Downtown Sacramento hosts a free music festival series, Concerts in the Park, featuring local bands and artists. This year, the festival is back for its 28th season, starting off on May 3 and set to continue every Friday until July 26. Sacramento State students voted Concerts in t...

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