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Students trade material items for experiences, charity this holiday season

Students trade material items for experiences, charity this holiday season

Ashton Byers

December 20, 2018


Filed under Culture

This holiday season, students are choosing to pay for experiences rather than materialistic things, while others are opting to save and give back to less fortunate people. This year, Jane McMahon, a business administration accountancy major, said she will spend the holidays with her parents, who recently...

Pokemon GO draws Sacramento community to Sac State

Pokemon GO draws Sacramento community to Sac State

Paul Pena

December 20, 2018


Filed under Campus, Culture

Throughout the years, the Pokemon franchise has released video games, trading cards and a popular anime show, but their most recent smartphone app Pokemon GO has given fans — and people all around Sacramento — a chance to experience the Pokemon universe in their own backyard. The game was relea...

Meet the artist behind the intricate leaf art seen at Sac State every fall

Meet the artist behind the intricate leaf art seen at Sac State every fall

Eucario Calderon

December 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, Culture, Featured, Video

Sacramento State becomes vibrant in color during the fall season: grounds become covered with fallen leaves and becomes a canvas for gingko leaf artist Joanna Hedrick. Hedrick, a philosophy major and a graduating senior, said she has been creating ginkgo art since 2013. “The whole idea started ...

First-year students at Desmond Hall share dorm experiences

First-year students at Desmond Hall share dorm experiences

Aaron Jackson

December 8, 2018


Filed under Campus, Culture

More than 2,100 of the 31,191 students enrolled at Sacramento State live in college-owned or college-operated housing, according to Michael Speros, executive director of university housing. Desmond Hall houses approximately 250 of those students in double-occupancy rooms. Desmond Hall, built in 1991, is one of six residence halls where first-year students at Sac ...

#SacStateSays: ‘What subculture are you a part of?’

#SacStateSays: ‘What subculture are you a part of?’

Alicia Lopez

December 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Culture

Outside of school, every student has a niche that they’re a part of. Through music, entertainment or fashion, students have their own life off campus. The State Hornet went out to talk to students about what subcultures they take part in. Continue the conversation using the hashtag #SacStateSays on yo...

Sac State students enjoy favorite apps, hobbies during holiday breaks

Sac State students enjoy favorite apps, hobbies during holiday breaks

Shiavon Chatman

December 6, 2018


Filed under Culture, Instagram

With classes canceled a few weeks ago, Sacramento State students had a few extra days of Thanksgiving break. Some using social media, while others shied away from their phones to spend time with family. As more holidays approach, some students can expect a million questions from family members on what they...

Furry fandom, subculture alive in Sacramento area

Furry fandom, subculture alive in Sacramento area

Brittney Delgado, Arts & Entertainment editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Culture, Instagram

The furry fandom, a subculture where people dress and adapt anthropomorphic animal characters but maintain their human personality, is one fraction of a whole set of subcultures students belong to at Sacramento State. Nami Hunter, an art studio major at Sac State, partakes in the furry subculture by ...

REVIEW: Reprised songs in ‘A Moment Apart’ by ODESZA are amazing

REVIEW: Reprised songs in ‘A Moment Apart’ by ODESZA are amazing

Brittney Delgado, Arts & Entertainment editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

With eight reprised songs, ODESZA released a deluxe edition to their 2017 album “A Moment Apart” on Thursday. The electronic music duo comprised of Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight formed back in 2012 and I have been following them ever since. Their growth in music production and show production ...

REVIEW: Ariana Grande’s ‘thank u, next’ video is everything we ever needed

REVIEW: Ariana Grande’s ‘thank u, next’ video is everything we ever needed

Storm Ray

November 30, 2018


Filed under Culture, Instagram, Opinion

The wait is over, and after weeks of teasing on social media, Ariana Grande has finally released the video for her new-chart topping single, “thank u, next” and yes, it’s as amazing as we thought it would be. Miss Ariana Grande catering to us 90s girls with a flashback our favorite teen movies ...

#SacStateSays: ‘What did you do with your time off from school?’

#SacStateSays: ‘What did you do with your time off from school?’

Will Coburn

November 28, 2018


Filed under Culture

Sacramento State closed its campus and canceled classes from Nov. 13-23 due to the poor air quality which, stemmed from the Camp Fire in Butte County. We asked students what they did with their unexpected time off from school. RELATED: Sac State students use campus closure time to sleep, study ...

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