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Pete Buttigieg holds Sacramento Town Hall, addresses foreign and racial injustice

Pete Buttigieg holds Sacramento Town Hall, addresses foreign and racial injustice

Kendra Rivera-Molina, News Editor

February 15, 2020

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg held his Town Hall event at Cesar Chavez Plaza on Friday afternoon, addressing immigration issues, securing the climate crisis and the need to support the younger generation. Before he arrived at the platform, Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis started the event. “(Butti...

#SacStateSays: ‘What’s your best and worst date?’

#SacStateSays: ‘What’s your best and worst date?’

Ashton Byers

February 14, 2020

For Valentine’s Day, The State Hornet set out to ask students about the dates they want to remember forever and the one’s they would rather forget.  

Consistency is key for Sac State baseball team entering new season

Consistency is key for Sac State baseball team entering new season

Shaun Holkko

February 10, 2020

The most consistent sports team at Sacramento State will begin its 2020 season Friday night with a three-game series against No. 22 University of California, Santa Barbara.  The baseball team, led by Reggie Christiansen in his tenth season as coach, will attempt to win at least 30 games for the ninth c...

Q&A: Up-and-coming rapper Lil Tjay shares his creative process and inspiration

Q&A: Up-and-coming rapper Lil Tjay shares his creative process and inspiration

Garry Singh

February 7, 2020

Tione Jayden Merritt, an 18-year-old rapper and songwriter from the Bronx, is making a name for himself as Lil Tjay in the rap industry. Ace Of Spades hosted Lil Tjay for his “True 2 Myself” tour Wednesday. The show featured performances by Lil Tjay and Bubba Stacks. The tour started on Jan. 30...

Sac State senior and rapper Greo the Storyteller speaks her truth through music

Sac State senior and rapper Greo the Storyteller speaks her truth through music

Brooke Uhlenhop

February 6, 2020

“Work It” by Missy Elliot plays loudly over the speakers at Stage 76 Kitchen and Bar in Carmichael as Greo the Storyteller calmly walks up to the stage to perform. In her mustard yellow shirt and black pants, she looks at home as she sings her song “Chillin’” to the local crowd. The...

‘I never thought she could be an athlete’: The story of senior guard Gabi Bade

‘I never thought she could be an athlete’: The story of senior guard Gabi Bade

Shaun Holkko

February 6, 2020

At a young age, Sacramento State senior guard Gabi Bade struggled to walk, often stumbling and falling down as she tried to keep her balance. Because of these early struggles, her father Chris Bade, never thought she would follow in his footsteps and become a basketball player. However, it was Bade...

Sac State travel to China suspended due to coronavirus

Sac State travel to China suspended due to coronavirus

Kendra Rivera-Molina, News Editor

February 4, 2020

Sacramento State has suspended all study abroad travel to China due to the coronavirus outbreak. Sac State President Robert Nelsen notified students of the suspension Wednesday in a SacSend email.  Anita Fitzhugh, a public information officer for Sac State, said there are no Sac State students or fac...

Sac State student goes viral for Jimmy Garoppolo impersonation

Sac State student goes viral for Jimmy Garoppolo impersonation

Jason Gallardo

January 31, 2020

When the San Francisco 49ers beat the Green Bay Packers in the NFC championship game to secure their spot in Super Bowl LIV, 49ers fans celebrated the team’s seventh Super Bowl appearance in franchise history with joyous enthusiasm.  Nate Baba, a Sacramento State senior, and 49ers fan decided to c...

Sac State alumnus and rapper A9E named Sprite Artist

Sac State alumnus and rapper A9E named Sprite Artist

Khala Clarke

January 28, 2020

In May 2019, Adrienne Jackson, who goes by the stage name A9E, was finishing up his last semester and track season at Sacramento State all while pursuing his rap career.  After graduating in the spring, Jackson, along with other selected unsigned artists, was given the opportunity to travel with Sp...

Sac State sports alumni adding a baby Hornet to their team

Sac State sports alumni adding a baby Hornet to their team

Brooke Uhlenhop

December 16, 2019

The sky was grey and the ground was wet. Their photographer canceled because of the weather but they were still determined to have their announcement photoshoot at the place where it all started: Sac State and Hornet Stadium.  In 2013, Nick and Kimberly Mazza were Sacramento State student athletes a...

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