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Project Optimism celebrates members with first Black & White Gala

Project Optimism celebrates members with first Black & White Gala

Nicole Fowler
July 14, 2017
Filed under Culture

Project Optimism Inc., a Sacramento-based non-profit, held its inaugural Black & White Gala on July 9 at the University Union to recognize contributions made by its members and award them with scholarships. The evening was filled with live entertainment, food and dancing. In attendance were S...

Sac State alum integrates family and community into new poke restaurant

Sac State alum integrates family and community into new poke restaurant

Sami Soto
July 11, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured

The koi fish has a deep meaning to Sacramento State alumnus Jimmy Khov, who is preparing to open a new poke restaurant called PokeNoke in June. The restaurant’s symbol is a koi fish, which Khov said symbolizes his family who fled the Cambodian genocide in the 1970s. Khov was conceived in a refu...

Student designers showcase eco-friendly designs at Golden 1 Center

Student designers showcase eco-friendly designs at Golden 1 Center

Sami Soto
June 30, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured

The Golden 1 Center rolled out a red carpet Wednesday evening for seven student designers from Sacramento State and their models for the annual Student Fashion Association fashion show. The event, previously held on campus, was sponsored this year by Renew Merchandise. In addition to a donation of...

Student Fashion Association prepares for upcoming show at Golden 1 Center

Student Fashion Association prepares for upcoming show at Golden 1 Center

Sami Soto
June 23, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured

The Student Fashion Association is preparing to make its mark at the Golden 1 Center by holding its annual fashion show as part of the annual Green Sports Alliance Summit. Seven student fashion designers from Sacramento State will showcase their sports-themed collections in ECOLUTION: The Sustainable...

Sounds of Studying: A State Hornet finals playlist

Sounds of Studying: A State Hornet finals playlist

Kameron Schmid
May 16, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured, Music

Lanea Florence:  Mrs. Dalloway: II. Mrs Dalloway: In The Garden by Max Richter “Really, anything by Max Richter is my go to music for studying. There are no lyrics so I don’t get distracted and his music is a mix between classical music and white noise which is calming and provides good backgroun...

Guide to finals caffeination

Guide to finals caffeination

Matt Lucas
May 15, 2017
Filed under Culture

As a college student, you probably consume coffee in one form or another, but at Sacramento State there are many options to help you through sleepless nights of studying for finals. You could decide to get a quick fix at one of the many vending machines on campus (if they aren’t broken) or you c...

MAP: Students find campus hideaways to take catnaps

MAP: Students find campus hideaways to take catnaps

Sharlene Phou
May 15, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured, Features

(Follow the map below for specific locations) As the semester begins to wind down, students’ stress levels heighten. During this time of the year, students tend to be tired and worn out from their busy class schedules, projects and exams.   At Sacramento State, some students can be spotted ...

And the winners are…

And the winners are…

State Hornet
May 11, 2017
Filed under Best of Sac State, Culture, Featured, News, Opinion, Sports

Over the past several weeks, The State Hornet has conducted an extensive poll of members of the Sacramento State community about dozens of their likes (and a few of their dislikes). Where do we like to eat and study? What are our favorite professors, majors and clubs? What campus events and sports m...

Round Table Pizza voted ‘Best On-Campus Dining’ at Sac State

Round Table Pizza voted ‘Best On-Campus Dining’ at Sac State

Carlo Marzan
May 11, 2017
Filed under Best of Sac State, Culture, News

Click here for full results. Out of 22 restaurants on campus, Round Table Pizza was voted the best by The State Hornet’s readers in the Best of Sac State poll. While Round Table stands out from the rest by virtue of being the only pizza place on campus, there are other factors — namely, ample seating, sp...

Bento Box voted ‘Best Restaurant Near Campus’ at Sac State

Bento Box voted ‘Best Restaurant Near Campus’ at Sac State

Vu Chau
May 11, 2017
Filed under Best of Sac State, Culture, News

Click here for full results. The campus has spoken. Bento Box was voted by The State Hornet’s readers as the best restaurant near campus, beating out Boudin SF, Sushi Hook, Fahrenheit 250 and Barwest. The menu consists of over 100 items, including 20 different choices of teriyaki plates, bento b...

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