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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


Filed under Best of Sac State, Campus, Culture

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...

Ella Mai wins ‘Best Artist Performance on Campus’ at Sac State

Ella Mai wins ‘Best Artist Performance on Campus’ at Sac State

Nancy Chan

April 9, 2019


Filed under Best of Sac State, Campus, Culture, Music

London-based R&B singer Ella Mai won Sacramento State students’ vote in the “Best Artist Performance on Campus” category for The State Hornet’s 2019 Best of Sac State poll. Mai’s performance last October in the Union Ballroom was highly anticipated, having sold out within 35 hours and serving as her first public performance after the r...

Sac State votes Hobo Johnson 2019 ‘Best Local Musician’

Sac State votes Hobo Johnson 2019 ‘Best Local Musician’

Cristian Corona

April 9, 2019


Filed under Best of Sac State, Campus, Culture

Sacramento State students voted Hobo Johnson & The LoveMakers “Best Local Musician” in The State Hornet’s third annual Best of Sac State poll. Frank Lopes Jr., better known as lead vocalist Hobo Johnson, is a musician native to the Sacramento region. He and his bandmates — lovingly refer...

Sac State’s UNIQUE to celebrate 40th anniversary with Kel Mitchell, YBN Cordae

Sac State’s UNIQUE to celebrate 40th anniversary with Kel Mitchell, YBN Cordae

Imani Morton

April 9, 2019


Filed under Campus, Culture

Sac State’s volunteer based UNIQUE Programs will be celebrating its 40th anniversary through three days of entertainment, featuring artists and performers such as Basi Vibe, Kel Mitchell, and YBN Cordae. The main event on Thursday will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the University Union Ballroom and will ...

REVIEW: New season of ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ is to die for

REVIEW: New season of ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ is to die for

Ashton Byers

April 8, 2019


Filed under Culture, Opinion

Spoiler warning for all seasons of “Santa Clarita Diet.” The third season of “Santa Clarita Diet” dives deeper into the life of the undead, and I am living for it. What makes “Santa Clarita Diet” so intriguing is that it’s not your typical zombie show. The Hammonds are just your...

Singer, rapper Bryce Vine to perform at Sac State

Singer, rapper Bryce Vine to perform at Sac State

Clarissa Pacheco

April 8, 2019


Filed under Campus, Culture, Music

Sacramento State’s UNIQUE Programs is bringing breakout singer and rapper Bryce Vine to the University Union Ballroom stage on April 18. The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. with opening guest SOOSH*E. Tickets start at $15 for Sac State students with a valid OneCard and $22 for the general public. Th...

Students, families celebrate the arts at Sac State’s Sunday Funday

Students, families celebrate the arts at Sac State’s Sunday Funday

Camille Escovedo

April 8, 2019


Filed under Campus, Culture, Featured, Instagram

Sacramento State’s weeklong Festival of the Arts burst into cultural vibrancy on its final day for Sunday Funday, inviting students, alumni, families and the local community to learn about and celebrate the arts. Sunday Funday, a free and open-to-public event organized by the College of Arts an...

OPINION: Remembering Nipsey Hussle; hip-hop legend, business mogul

OPINION: Remembering Nipsey Hussle; hip-hop legend, business mogul

Deondre Pasquini

April 4, 2019


Filed under Culture, Music, Opinion

Nipsey Hussle was more than just a rap artist. He was an entrepreneur, business owner and economic mogul. He taught us more than just lyrics as he took political stances and spoke out against injustices. Rap and hip-hop artist Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed Sunday afternoon in Los Angeles  ou...

Festival of the Arts takes over Sac State

Festival of the Arts takes over Sac State

Steven Bryla

April 4, 2019


Filed under Campus, Culture

The Festival of the Arts returned to Sacramento State and the surrounding community Tuesday, with a variety of workshops, events and panels that will go through Sunday. The festival is a six-day experience, where members of the Sacramento region and guests showcase their creativeness through perfo...

REVIEW: ‘Us’ lives up to the horror movie hype

REVIEW: ‘Us’ lives up to the horror movie hype

Dominique Walker

April 3, 2019


Filed under Culture, Opinion

This review contains spoilers. The horror movie “Us” is a must-watch film that kept me on the edge of my seat throughout the night. The movie is enjoyable because it is unusual for a “horror” movie to challenge you with context and hidden messages, but still give suspense. This movie ...

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