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Ruby Bridges honored at Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at Sac State

Ruby Bridges honored at Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at Sac State

Kayleen Carter and Dylan S. McNeill

January 26, 2020

Sacramento State held the 21st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration in the University Union Ballroom on Saturday evening with a keynote speech from civil rights activist Ruby Bridges. Bridges was the first Black child to desegregate an elementary school in the south when, in 1960, she attended William ...

From the archives: King enumerates right defects

From the archives: King enumerates right defects

State Hornet Staff

January 20, 2020

The following is a transcription of an article by Steve Haskins on civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.’s visit to Sac State originally published in The State Hornet’s Oct. 17, 1967 issue. A gallery of the story as it was printed can be found below. “I still sing We Shall Overcome.” So said Dr. ...

Sac State sophomore golfer attributes growth as player to his mental game

Sac State sophomore golfer attributes growth as player to his mental game

Nijzel Dotson

December 14, 2019

Sophomore golfer Ethan Davidson grew up in Southern California but knew after his first visit with Sacramento State’s men’s golf team that he was meant to be a Hornet. Davidson, who hails from the San Fernando Valley, said he’s been playing golf since he was 16 months old. His father Gary Davidson,...

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...

OPINION: Top 10 movies of the decade

OPINION: Top 10 movies of the decade

Jonah Salazar and Derek Catron

December 10, 2019

The 2010s were a landmark time for cinema. State Hornet opinion staffers Jonah Salazar and Derek Catron sat down to discuss their favorite movies of the decade, by year. Derek’s Top Movies of the Decade 2010 – Shutter Island (IMDb: 8.1/10, My Score: 9/10) “Shutter Island” is one of the greate...

Sac State football team’s season ends with 42-28 thrashing from Austin Peay

Sac State football team’s season ends with 42-28 thrashing from Austin Peay

Mack Ervin III

December 7, 2019

Just as quickly as it started, the playoff run for Sacramento State’s football team was over after a 42-28 loss to Austin Peay State University in the second round of the FCS playoffs on Saturday night. The Hornets (9-4) were coming off a bye week after being named the No. 4 seed in the FCS play...

University Dance Company performances choreographed around one word: ‘justice’

University Dance Company performances choreographed around one word: ‘justice’

December 6, 2019

During rehearsal ahead of the first show of the “University Dance Company: Dance Site Fall 2019” performance series, Mikayla McGhee freed her fellow dancers from the drab confines of their black leotards. During the piece the dancers are in-character as sex workers, dealing with the stigma of...

PREVIEW: Sac State football team readies for playoff debut against Austin Peay

PREVIEW: Sac State football team readies for playoff debut against Austin Peay

Mack Ervin III

December 5, 2019

The Sacramento State football team is focused on tuning out the noise and remaining focused on the next game ahead of the team’s first-ever FCS Playoff game against Austin Peay State University. The Hornets were seeded No. 4 in the FCS playoff bracket following a 9-3 regular season, including g...

Senior golfer emerges from sister’s shadow to lead Sac State women’s team

Senior golfer emerges from sister’s shadow to lead Sac State women’s team

Regina Reddick

December 4, 2019

Nishtha Madan followed the path that her sister Astha Madan blazed for her, leaving India to join her older sister on the Sacramento State women’s golf team.   Astha Madan was entering her junior year at Sac State when her younger sister left India to join her. The two sisters had committed t...

OPINION: Our favorite albums of 2019

OPINION: Our favorite albums of 2019

Brooke Uhlenhop

December 3, 2019

2019 was a big year for music and a good one at that.  Scrolling through my music library I see all these albums that came out and forget they came out this year, either because so much was released or because I listen to them so much they feel like they have been out forever.  A lot of artis...

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