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Art department renovations on hold again, students frustrated yet hopeful

Art department renovations on hold again, students frustrated yet hopeful

Travis Boudreau

February 4, 2019


Filed under Campus, Construction, Culture, Featured

Tasked with working around peeling walls, minimal storage space, tight work quarters  and insufficient maintenance updates, art students are still waiting for renovations to be made at their department buildings. Kadema Hall and the Art Sculpture Lab are the heart of Sacramento State’s art de...

REVIEW: A$AP Rocky gives explosive performance at Golden 1 Center

REVIEW: A$AP Rocky gives explosive performance at Golden 1 Center

Deondre Pasquini

February 3, 2019


Filed under Culture

Returning from his three-year hiatus, Rakim Mayers, better known as A$AP Rocky, owned the Golden 1 Center in Downtown Sacramento with an explosive and energetic performance. The show — part of his “Injured Generation” tour — induced psychedelia and awe throughout the audience with bright co...

Q&A: Sac State film professor Kathy Kasic returns from Antarctic expedition

Q&A: Sac State film professor Kathy Kasic returns from Antarctic expedition

Brittney Delgado, Arts & Entertainment editor

February 2, 2019


Filed under Culture, Featured

For six weeks, assistant film professor Kathy Kasic slept in a tent on top of an ice sheet in Antarctica, dealing with frosty temperatures and bitter wind as she filmed. Kasic traveled with a team of roughly 50 people on an expedition to record evidence of life 1,070 feet below Lake Mercer, a subglacial ...

Best food for your buck at Sac State

Best food for your buck at Sac State

Kelly Kiernan

February 1, 2019


Filed under Campus, Culture, Featured, Food

Finding a good meal to eat without it eating up your bank account can be difficult. There are plenty of food options on campus but only a few are both tasty and budget-friendly. Throughout the years, there has been a spike in price of food on campus. The State Hornet previously reported that a b...

Miguel to headline Sacramento music festival Sol Blume

Miguel to headline Sacramento music festival Sol Blume

Brittney Delgado, Arts & Entertainment editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Culture, Music

Local music festival Sol Blume returns to Sacramento for a second year in a row, with “Sky Walker” singer Miguel headlining the event.   “Sol Blume is a gathering of like-minded humans, where we celebrate diversity, culture, music, and chill vibes,” the festival’s website reads. The fes...

Comedians headline UNIQUE Programs’ first event of spring

Comedians headline UNIQUE Programs’ first event of spring

Deondre Pasquini

January 25, 2019


Filed under Campus, Culture, Featured

Comedians Jen Kober, Wendy Lewis and Sacramento State alumna Shahera Hyatt kicked off the spring semester with laughs in the University Union Ballroom on Thursday night. Kober was the main act of the comedy night put on by UNIQUE Programs. The actress and comedian has appeared on sitcoms such as “...

Students share meanings, stories behind their tattoos

Students share meanings, stories behind their tattoos

Dominique Walker and Kelly Kiernan

January 24, 2019


Filed under Campus, Culture, Video

For some students, tattoos focus on their spirituality but for others, tattoos represent a meaningful moment in their lives. Several Sac State students shared their stories behind their tattoos and what they mean.

10 can’t miss Sac State events this spring

10 can’t miss Sac State events this spring

Claire Morgan and Margherita Beale

January 23, 2019


Filed under Campus, Culture, Featured

Here’s your State Hornet approved guide to having a good time on campus this semester.  

Sac State alumna showcases abstract art at Tim Collom Gallery

Sac State alumna showcases abstract art at Tim Collom Gallery

Brittney Delgado, Arts & Entertainment Editor

January 22, 2019


Filed under Culture, Featured, Instagram

Emily Swinsick, a Sacramento State alumna, is exhibiting her work at the Tim Collom Gallery in Downtown Sacramento through Jan. 31. Swinsick describes her work as abstract with textures, layers and solid mixed media. Most of her inspiration comes from and revolves around vintage textiles, fab...

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...

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