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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

Hispanic Heritage Month

Sacramento State alumna Angela Chavez poses for a photo on the patio at Old Soul Coffee in Oak Park on Oct. 7, 2022. Chavez runs the non-profit Chicas Latinas de Sacramento which focuses on educating the community through civic engagement and cultural leadership.

Sac State alumna creates local Latina nonprofit

Tierra Tilby October 18, 2022
Sacramento State alumna Angela Chavez is the founder of the local nonprofit Chicas Latinas de Sacramento. As a Sacramento native, she has witnessed first-hand the struggles of being a Latina in the community and hopes to make a change with her nonprofit.
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State Hornet Buzzed: Hispanic Heritage Month special, Growing up in Hispanic and Latinx culture

This special Hispanic Heritage Month edition of Buzzed features four of our Hispanic and Latinx staff getting to talk about the culture and lifestyle
Estudiante de segundo año estudiando  química Luz Ramírez posa en frente del compuesto de bicicletas cerca de Sacramento Hall el Lunes, Sept.12, 2022. Ramírez compartió que batalla para que sus dificultades como estudiante sean validadas por su familia.

‘No puedo compartir como me siento’: Superando la salud mental

Itzel Espinoza October 14, 2022
Estudiantes de Sac State hablan sobre su experiencia con su salud mental creciendo en un hogar Hispano/Latin X.
Stephanie Cornejo, estudiante de tercer año de comunicaciones en Sacramento State, se sienta afuera de Taqueria el Favorito el lunes Oct. 3, 2022. Cornejo dijo que le gusta sentarse en el área del patio y tomar agua fresca.

Probado y aprobado: Auténtico restaurantes Hispanos cerca del campus

Idaly Valencia October 12, 2022
¿Estás en busca de nuevas opciones de comida para probar durante el Mes de la Herencia Hispana? Considera probar uno de estos 4 restaurantes cerca de Sac State.
Stephanie Cornejo, a third-year communications major at Sac State sits outside of El Favorito Taqueria on Oct. 3, 2022. Cornejo says she enjoys sitting in the patio area while sipping on an an agua fresca.

Tried and true so you can eat too: Best authentic Hispanic restaurants near campus

Idaly Valencia October 5, 2022
Looking for new food options to eat during Hispanic Heritage Month? Try any of these 4 Eateries near Sac State.
Sac State second-year chemistry major Luz Ramirez poses across from the on campus bicycle compounds near Sacramento Hall on Monday, Sept.12, 2022. Ramirez said she struggles to have her difficulties as a student validated by her family.

‘I can’t share how I feel’: overcoming mental health

Itzel Espinoza October 3, 2022
Sac state students talk through their experiences on mental health while being raised in a Hispanic/Latinx home.

Vaporub, te de manzanilla y yerbabuena, los remedios caseros esenciales para curar cualquier malestar

Nancy Rodriguez Bonilla, Spanish Reporter October 3, 2022
Conmemorando el mes de la Herencia Hispana, estudiantes de Sacramento State comparten los remedios caseros con los que ellos crecieron y aun practican al dia.
(L-R) Nataly Andrade-Dominguez, Laura De la Garza Garcia, Lexa Estrella and Salma Pacheco are four out of five ASI board members that are of hispanic descent. The women hope to be role models to other young women through their leadership role at Sac State. (Graphic created on Canva by Alexis Hunt and Mercy Sosa)

Today’s student voice, tomorrow’s role models

Stacy Hanson October 2, 2022
“To be able to showcase that women of color can represent and can be that voice is beautiful”: ASI executive board discusses representation of Hispanic culture.
Protestors stand in solidarity on the steps of the California State Capitol on Wednesday Sept. 21, 2022. The protesters urge Gov. Newsom to sign Assembly Bill 2183, which was endorsed by President Biden, according to a statement on Sept. 4.

GALLERY: Swipe to see the United Farm Workers efforts at the California State Capitol Building

Sac State students contribute thoughts on the support of the United Farm Workers as they await Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signature on AB 2183. Newsom has until the end of September to make a decision.

State Hornet Broadcast: Hispanic Heritage Month 2022

September 26, 2022
Check out the first fall semester broadcast featuring concerts, ice cream and VapoRub.
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