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Scenic spots for graduation photos

Scenic spots for graduation photos

Shaun Holkko

December 6, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured

The fall 2017 semester is finally coming to an end. All your hard work from the last 15 weeks is about to be behind you as you spot the finish line. For graduating seniors, this marks their last semester as a student at Sacramento State. So, before you leave the campus for good, remember to take some...

Holiday 2017 gift guide: All for under $25

Holiday 2017 gift guide: All for under $25

Gabriela Mascoll

December 4, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured

December is finally here! It’s a time to gather with loved ones to celebrate the holiday cheer, and of course, exchange gifts. As a college student living on a budget, buying presents for loved ones can be difficult. Here is a list of six gifts ideas for under $25 to help spread that giving spirit....

Korean boy band BTS brings K-pop to American music scene

Korean boy band BTS brings K-pop to American music scene

Gabriela Mascoll

December 4, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured, Music

Korean pop music made another appearance on the American stage when BTS became the first Korean artists to ever perform at the American Music Awards (AMAs).    This isn’t the first time that Korean pop music, or K-pop, has made its mark in the U.S. In 2012, PSY’s “Gangnam Style” music v...

Sac State ‘Potterheads,’ ‘Trekkies’ let their fandom flag fly

Sac State ‘Potterheads,’ ‘Trekkies’ let their fandom flag fly

Thomas Frey

November 29, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured

As popular shows gain big followings of college students, fans can be spotted celebrating their fan culture loud and proud at Sacramento State. Students roam the quad representing their fandom through themed T-shirts, backpacks and other accessories. Heated conversations about the recent “Game o...

Sacramento State celebrates holidays with music, dance

Sacramento State celebrates holidays with music, dance

Gabriel Ionica

November 28, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured

Thirty-three years ago, Director of Choral Activities Don Kendrick was inspired by the Christmas concerts he held in the cathedrals of Canada and decided to bring that holiday tradition to Sacramento State. “Procession of Carols,” brings together the men’s choir, women’s choir and the University ...

‘Annie’ to close out Theatre and Dance’s fall season

‘Annie’ to close out Theatre and Dance’s fall season

Gabriela Mascoll

November 24, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured, Theater

As a way of welcoming the holiday spirit, Sacramento State’s Department of Theatre and Dance will close out its season with the live show “Annie,” directed by Ed Brazo.   The Tony award-winning musical tells the story of an 11-year-old orphan, Annie, who spends her days cleaning and sewing ...

What is your most memorable family-drama moment during Thanksgiving?

What is your most memorable family-drama moment during Thanksgiving?

Will Moon

November 23, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for having all your family members in one place at the same time. Some families are picture-perfect and enjoy their turkey, casseroles, mashed potatoes and cranberries peacefully. Other families’ dinners, on the other hand, might be filled with a bit more drama...

REVIEW: ‘Lady Bird’ tells a sincere, relatable coming-of-age tale

REVIEW: ‘Lady Bird’ tells a sincere, relatable coming-of-age tale

Sierra Savage

November 20, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured

Sacramento native Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut of “Lady Bird” is perhaps the greatest coming-of-age story this year. Rather than build on the teen-angst stereotype, the film deals with every trope of the genre in a more subtle and mature way. The titular character, Christine "Lady Bir...

#SacStateSays: What is the most overrated Thanksgiving food?

#SacStateSays: What is the most overrated Thanksgiving food?

Ashley Nanfria

November 14, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured, The Food Issue

(Go to StateHornet.com/TheFoodIssue for more food-related stories) Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and many students are already making plans to visit their families for a traditional feast. We asked five Sac State students what they think is the most overrated food they see at their Thanksgivi...

The most Instagram-worthy food trends of 2017

The most Instagram-worthy food trends of 2017

Dayla Cook

November 13, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured, The Food Issue

(Go to StateHornet.com/TheFoodIssue for more food-related stories) If there’s one thing we all have in common, it’s food. We enjoy it, we consume it and sometimes, we’re shook by it. Edible creations of whimsical absurdity have captivated the interests of social media users everywhere. Afte...

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