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Sac State Renaissance Society provides new skills to retirees

Kelly Abercrombie
February 1, 2014
Filed under Culture

The Renaissance Society gathered Friday in Hinde auditorium to kick start their new spring semester of classes offered to the Sacramento retired community.Just like a student signing up for classes for the spring semester, this spritely elderly bunch signs up for classes including: iPhone basics, rel...

Bows and Arrows closes its doors after 7 years

Kayla Nick-Kearney
January 31, 2014
Filed under Culture

Sacramento’s midtown music scene will become a little quieter on Jan. 31. Bows and Arrows, the vintage clothing store, venue, and cafe is closing.The venue has functioned as a testing ground for new, local talent, both in the music and the art world."I have a lot of friends coming out that are local m...

MOVIE REVIEW: Kevin Hart and Ice Cube “Ride Along” together

McClatchy Tribune
January 28, 2014
Filed under Culture, Entertainment

In “Ride Along,” a tough-guy cop brings a desperate wannabe cop on a ride along to try and scare him away, but they end up finding themselves wrapped up in personal family issues and more trouble than either of them ever expected.Kevin Hart plays Ben, an up-and-coming high school security guard w...

Healing Through Yoga

Janice Daniels
January 28, 2014
Filed under Culture

When Sacramento State dietetics senior Karly Behymer was just 16 years old, she tried yoga for the first time. She recalls being in her bedroom alone, with one of her mom’s yoga workout DVDs, practicing routines over and over again until she had them memorized.Little did Behymer know, this was the be...

Hot tunes with a zen sound

Anisca Miles
January 28, 2014
Filed under Culture

Sometimes being a busy college student and worrying about school, jobs, finances and really anything else under the sun, can take its toll on your serenity.Activities like yoga, reading, drawing, napping or even just sitting in a room alone can bring stress levels down. Listening to songs that do no...

For the first time: Extreme stretching

State Hornet Staff
January 28, 2014
Filed under Culture

When I first thought about taking a yoga class, I was expecting to be inflexible and stiff like a toy soldier playing twister. That’s just stupid. I like fast, action-packed sports that get the blood moving and the heart pumping, not stretching for an hour and calling it a day.The instructor sat dow...

My first Bikram Yoga experience

My first Bikram Yoga experience

State Hornet Staff
January 28, 2014
Filed under Culture

Before being confronted by the smell of old sweat, you’re hit by a wall of heat. It’s not enough to turn you away, but it’s enough to let you know the next 75 minutes are going to be very moist.Hot yoga is like going to church -- a sort of fitness sermon. You follow your Vinyasa pastor though ...

Food and dining tips from a nutrition student guru

Food and dining tips from a nutrition student guru

Photo Illustration by Alexus Kearney
January 28, 2014
Filed under Culture

Katelyn O’Neil is a food and nutrition senior at Sacramento State who believes eating healthy and exercise are important for living a balanced lifestyle. On a typical day, you can catch O’Neil carrying around a fancy mason jar filled with fresh juice or infused water and rocking yoga pants with so...

Pepper currently on tour promoting latest album

Cesar Alexander
January 28, 2014
Filed under Culture, Entertainment

When the drummer's sweet grandma comes out cursing to hype up a sold-out crowd, there is something special about the band performing.Six letters, three guys, and a boundless amount of good vibes equate to the band known as Pepper.Together, Bret Bollinger (Bassist/Vocalist) , Kaleo Wassman (Guitarist/...

Prepare your photos for online presentation

Prepare your photos for online presentation

snoadmin, Staff Writer
December 30, 2013
Filed under Culture

Your site automatically generates a series of scaled down images for each photo you upload for the various parts of your site that display different sizes of images. Cameras take pictures at a far higher resolution than will ever be useful on a website — the pictures you take are often more than...

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