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12 Ways to enjoy spring break without going spring broke

12 Ways to enjoy spring break without going spring broke

Khanlin Rodgers and Claire Morgan

March 15, 2018

Spring break isn’t always about going out of town — staying here and relaxing can be just as exciting if you know where to look. If you’re looking to explore Sacramento without spending too much, The State Hornet has got you covered. Here are 12 local spots to explore in Sacramento that will cost yo...

Class untaps beer knowledge for students

Class untaps beer knowledge for students

Sami Soto

March 13, 2018

Once a week for about three hours inside a science lab in Humboldt Hall, something incredible is brewing. A new biology class offered this semester focuses on the craft of beer brewing and distilling. It is taught by professor Robert Crawford, who has a background in studying infectious diseases....

5 fashion trends to brighten your spring wardrobe

5 fashion trends to brighten your spring wardrobe

Alexis Roberts and Tessa DeVere

February 22, 2018

Spring will be here next month and many of us are still confused about whether it is smart to bring a jacket, wear shorts or break out the summer outfits. There are many different styles to choose from when deciding what to wear to campus, so we decided to highlight some of the popular trends our fell...

Last-minute Valentine’s gifts you can order right now

Last-minute Valentine’s gifts you can order right now

Khanlin Rodgers, Culture editor

February 13, 2018

It’s Valentine’s Day, and you forgot ... again. But don’t worry! The State Hornet has you covered with a few fast gift ideas you can grab on the way home or order online with an Amazon Prime student membership. They're all practical, and just might save your evening. Coffee and Tea appliances Tumblers, infusers an...

‘Hometown Hero’ Anthony Sadler on playing himself on the big screen

‘Hometown Hero’ Anthony Sadler on playing himself on the big screen

Shaun Holkko

February 10, 2018

On Aug. 21, 2015, then-Sacramento State student Anthony Sadler and his two childhood friends, Spencer Stone and Alek Skarlatos, were on a train from Amsterdam headed for Paris. It was then that a terrorist boarded the train armed with an AK-47, a pistol, and 270 rounds of ammunition.      RELAT...

Four books to read this Black History Month

Four books to read this Black History Month

Khanlin Rodgers, Culture editor

February 7, 2018

Black History Month is upon us once again. The recurrence of the month dedicated to African-American history in addition to the current state of racial and political tension in this country make now the perfect time for readers to add some of the most celebrated books in African-American literature ...

YouTube stars The Minorities make Sac State go viral

YouTube stars The Minorities make Sac State go viral

Claire Morgan, Managing editor

February 7, 2018

Sacramento-based YouTube personalities Zebadiah Juniel and Jason Simpson — known for their channel The Minorities — know exactly where to film the content their core audience wants to see. “It’s where all the cuties are at,” Simpson said. “We wanted a university that was kinda close to...

Podcast ‘Hustles’ toward second season

Podcast ‘Hustles’ toward second season

Sami Soto

February 6, 2018

“Ear Hustle,” a popular podcast co-produced by a Sacramento State professor and two prisoners, is preparing to launch its second season. After season one, the podcast gained popularity with its unique look into the prison system. Each episode is based on stories of inmates inside San Quentin State P...

3 playlists to beat those back-to-school blues

3 playlists to beat those back-to-school blues

Khanlin Rodgers, Culture editor

January 30, 2018

It’s that time of year again. Students are settling for subpar coffee just to stay awake, seniors are trying to crash classes they swear they were waitlisted for, and parking spots are becoming harder and harder to find. A new semester has just begun, and if you’re anything like me, the music you ...

MAP: Students find campus hideaways to take catnaps

MAP: Students find campus hideaways to take catnaps

Sharlene Phou

May 15, 2017

(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 ...

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