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Opinion: 7 binge-worthy shows to watch while isolating at home

Opinion: 7 binge-worthy shows to watch while isolating at home

Brooke Uhlenhop

March 19, 2020

With Sacramento State moving classes online and Sacramento health officials issuing a “stay-at-home” directive, a lot of time will be spent at home in the next few weeks.  All major league sports have suspended their seasons and most production companies have halted filming of all shows current...

Sac State artist CubeOfCheese releases new song featuring fellow student

Sac State artist CubeOfCheese releases new song featuring fellow student

Tara Gnewikow

March 4, 2020

Sacramento State sophomore Billy Hernandez has made music under the eye-catching name CubeOfCheese since 2016.  “I have a psychological connection with a piece of cheese, the dairy product,” Hernandez said. “He’s really the creative genius in this music duo. He comes up with all the ideas ...

Up-and-coming rock ’n’ roll band The Jacks to perform at Sacramento’s Holy Diver

Up-and-coming rock ’n’ roll band The Jacks to perform at Sacramento’s Holy Diver

Erick Salgado

March 3, 2020

Southern California-based band The Jacks will be performing at Holy Diver on Saturday for the second stop on their two-month tour.   Holy Diver is known to feature rock and alternative groups. The Jacks will be performing at the venue alongside Cemetery Suns,The Color Wild and The New Crowns. ...

Black Art of Dance brings tradition to Sac State

Black Art of Dance brings tradition to Sac State

Alexis Perales

February 27, 2020

Sacramento State held the first performance of the Sacramento/Black Art of Dance: Inner/Visions Wednesday night in the Dancespace in Solano Hall. Performances will continue until Sunday. The performance is a celebration of the movement culture within African and African American modern dance. The pe...

Black Greek Comedy Night celebrates Black History Month

Black Greek Comedy Night celebrates Black History Month

Alexis Perales

February 21, 2020

Sacramento State University’s UNIQUE Program held the Black Greek Comedy Showcase Thursday in the University Union Ballroom.  The showcase was hosted by Erik Clark and featured stand-up from LeLe Mason, Steph Sanders, Kanisha Buss and Kente Scott.  Clark said that this event was important to...

Sac State hosts lecture with filmmaker Boots Riley in honor of Black History Month

Sac State hosts lecture with filmmaker Boots Riley in honor of Black History Month

Magaly Munoz and Tara Gnewikow

February 14, 2020

Boots Riley, writer and director of the fantasy/sci-fi movie “Sorry to Bother You,” spoke to Sacramento State students at a lecture in the University Union Ballroom hosted by the UNIQUE Programs Feb. 13. To open the lecture, Riley recited lyrics from the song “Underdogs” by his political hi...

REVIEW: ‘The Mandalorian’ is an instant cult classic for ‘Star Wars’ veterans

REVIEW: ‘The Mandalorian’ is an instant cult classic for ‘Star Wars’ veterans

Cory Jaynes, Managing Editor

November 18, 2019

This review contains spoilers for the first two episodes of “The Mandalorian.” "The Mandalorian" strips “Star Wars” down to its spaghetti western roots and provides quick-paced action series veterans are sure to enjoy, however, much like the titular character, the series provides little explana...

#SacStateSays: ‘What are your Halloween costume plans?’

#SacStateSays: ‘What are your Halloween costume plans?’

Savannah Solley

October 28, 2019

“What are you being for Halloween?” is the question currently buzzing around Sac State. The State Hornet asked a costume specialist from HalloweenCostumes.com, Wyatt Edwards, what the “it” thing to be this year is.  “Right now we're projecting Captain Marvel to be the top costume of 2019,” Edwa...

What Sac State students can look for at DOCO this fall

What Sac State students can look for at DOCO this fall

Regina Reddick

October 3, 2019

The Downtown Commons, or DOCO, in Sacramento is a favorite student spot for food and entertainment with its many options and urban modern atmosphere. Surrounding the Golden One Center, DOCO offers culinary options including Sauced BBQ, The Yard House, Burger Lounge, The Pizza Press and Jimboy’s Tac...

REVIEW: Third season of ‘13 Reasons Why’ left me conflicted

REVIEW: Third season of ‘13 Reasons Why’ left me conflicted

Ashton Byers

August 29, 2019

The third and latest season of “13 Reasons Why” came out last Friday at midnight and I spent the entire next day analyzing every detail and scene. The progression of the show made me question how mental health is diagnosed and assessed.  Mental illness has been blamed for gun violence in Ameri...

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