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Sacramento’s Midtown Farmers Market still open despite coronavirus outbreak

Sacramento locals shop for fresh produce at the Midtown Farmers Market Saturday, March 14. The market remained open despite concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.

Tara Gnewikow

March 18, 2020

The Midtown Farmers Market in Sacramento is scheduled to remain open Saturday despite recent concerns about the spread of the new coronavirus.  The Sacramento City Council released a resolution Friday which declared a local emergency for the city and directed the City Manager to “cancel city permits f...

Sac State alumnus and musician dreams big, says, ‘Always share your candy’

Sac State alumnus and artist Harris Rudman poses on March 6 in front of Shasta Hall. His most recent album

Brooke Uhlenhop

March 18, 2020

To most, becoming Sacramento State’s most notable alumni is not even a thought, but it is a goal musician Harris Rudman works toward everyday.  “All I’ve ever really wanted in my career is to be the most notable Sac State alum,” said Rudman, who graduated in 2016. “I always joke that you...

Sac State students look to spark change with new podcast

Malachi Powell, Ayra Nuñez and Nahom Semere host the “Mic’d Up Students” podcast. The group is recording its second season this semester while the first season is being posted every Monday.

Nijzel Dotson

February 26, 2020

“Mic’d Up Students” is a student produced podcast that launched this semester from Sacramento State’s Division of Student Affairs. Nahom Semere, a second-year business administration (marketing) major, and Malachi Powell, a second-year economics major are the hosts of the podcast’s first sea...

#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.  

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

18-year-old rapper and songwriter from the Bronx, Lil Tjay Performed at Ace of Spades in Downtown Sacramento on Wednesday Feb. 5, 2020.

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

Rapper and Sac State senior communications major Greo the Storyteller performs her song

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...

Sac State alumnus and rapper A9E named Sprite Artist

Sac State alumnus and rapper Adrienne Jackson, also known as A9E, was recently chosen as a Sprite Way performer and attended the BET Experience last June.

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...

Neighborhood Pizzeria bakes its way into the hearts and stomachs of Sacramento

Neighborhood Pizzeria bakes its way into the hearts and stomachs of Sacramento

Anthony Shorter

December 11, 2019

The freshly-tossed dough, steaming house sauce, spicy copa, melted mozzarella and hot honey finish of the “Notorious P.I.G.” fill Neighborhood Pizzeria with a mouth-watering smell. The pizzeria is located at 5401 H St. inside a ‘50s style house converted into a restaurant that opened for busin...

‘The Wake Up Call’ personality ‘Intern’ Kevin Nguyen broadcasts his experience at Sac State

Kevin Nguyen is an on-air personality for 106.5 The End as

Ashton Byers

December 10, 2019

Kevin Nguyen, better known as on-air personality “Intern Kevin,” has learned to manage the many hats of being a social influencer, radio host and Sacramento State student. Nguyen, who is a senior at Sac State and a double major in biology and communications, started interning with radio station 10...

‘Static Motion’ last art exhibition of the decade at the University Union Gallery

Hernandez's said his piece

Bridget Duran

December 5, 2019

San Jose State alumni Nicholas Hernandez presented his first art exhibition in the University Union Gallery Nov. 18, but the exhibition will last until Dec. 12.  According to the University Union, Hernandez’s “work presents an evolution of textural experimentation for others to engage in the d...

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