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SPORTS SPOTLIGHT: Looking back on a semester of sports largely without sports

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Jason Gallardo, Garry Singh, and Robbie Pierce December 18, 2020
On the season finale of the Sports Spotlight, Jason Gallardo and Garry Singh look back on a semester of sports coverage largely without sports, and discuss when and how sports can continue safely amid COVID-19.

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Legal advocate explains the situation for DACA and Dreamers

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Legal advocate explains the situation for DACA and Dreamers
Estefany Nuñez, Maria Ceja, Mercy Sosa, and Robbie Pierce December 17, 2020
DACA was fully reinstated this month but faces legal challenges such as an upcoming court case Dec. 22. In this bilingual podcast, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights advocate Andrés Guerra explains how to apply and what to watch for when applying.

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Defensor legal explica la situación de DACA y Dreamers

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Defensor legal explica la situación de DACA y Dreamers
Estefany Nuñez, Maria Ceja, Mercy Sosa, and Robbie Pierce December 17, 2020
DACA estaba completamente reinstalada al principio de este mes, pero hay desafíos legales como un juicio en Dec. 22. En este podcast bilingüe, el defensor legal para la Coalición por los Derechos Humanos de Inmigrantes Andrés Guerra explica como aplicar y lo que deberían vigilar para cuando apliquen.

MAX’S TABLE: Sac State football player goes from concussion to the kitchen

Jordan Thomas
Max Connor December 16, 2020
On this episode of Max’s Table, Max talks to Jordan Thomas: a Sac State alumnus, former Hornet football player and current private chef. Hear Chef JT talk about how a concussion cut his football career short but set him on a new path — spreading joy through his cooking.

PODCAST: Updates given on police budget, Black students react to talent show incident

PODCAST: Updates given on police budget, Black students react to talent show incident
On the final episode of The State Hornet Podcast for this semester, investigative reporter Michael Pacheco shares details and updates on a story posted about the Sac State Police Department’s budget for this semester and the next, arts and entertainment editor Nijzel Dotson and staff writer Brandon Bailey discuss their story about Black students’ reactions to anti-Black racial slurs sent by ‘Zoombombers’ during UNIQUE’s talent show and more.

NO LIMITS: Logan Paul vs. Floyd Mayweather announced, ‘Take It Now’ #2

NO LIMITS: Logan Paul vs. Floyd Mayweather announced, ‘Take It Now’ #2
Garry Singh, Mack Ervin III, Jordan Latimore, and Ian Edwards December 12, 2020
This week on No Limits, Garry Singh and Mack Ervin III are joined by special guests, sports editor Ian Edwards and sports beat writer Jordan Latimore to discuss the recently announced Logan Paul vs. Floyd “Money’ Mayweather boxing match, this week in the NFL and the safest bets you could make on next week’s games in another segment of “Take It Now.”

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Sac State professor discusses suffragette and civil rights activist Mary Church Terrell

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Sac State professor discusses suffragette and civil rights activist Mary Church Terrell
Gavin Rock and Robbie Pierce December 9, 2020
Gavin Rock of the news team speaks one-on-one with Sac State professor Mona Siegel about the lecture she gave on suffragette Mary Church Terrell at the Crocker Art Museum’s most recent U-Nite event.

PODCAST: Professors unknowingly violate webcam policy, Faculty Senate votes to keep spring break

PODCAST: Professors unknowingly violate webcam policy, Faculty Senate votes to keep spring break
Robbie Pierce and Gerardo Zavala December 8, 2020
This week on The State Hornet Podcast: professors unknowingly violated school webcam policy by mandating students have their webcams on at all times while in class, a requirement disallowed by said policy.

NO LIMITS: Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr., ‘Take it Now’ #1, Rockets and Wizards trade

NO LIMITS: Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr., ‘Take it Now’ #1, Rockets and Wizards trade
Mack Ervin III, Garry Singh, and Robbie Pierce December 5, 2020
This week on No Limits, Garry Singh and Mack Ervin III react to the Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr. card, debut a new podcast segment called “Take It Now” about the safest bets you could take on NFL games this weekend, and analyze the recent trades between the Houston Rockets and Washington Wizards.

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: State Hornet alumna Shiavon Chatman on being a young Black author

Shiavon Chatman in the State Hornet newsroom recording studio last semester. Chatman is now graduated and has a published book available on Gumroad.
Shiavon Chatman, Magaly Muñoz, and Robbie Pierce December 2, 2020
Podcast editor Robbie Pierce and opinion editor Magaly Munoz talk with former State Hornet columnist and podcaster Shiavon Chatman about her book written about Biggie Smalls’ “Life After Death,” being a young Black author and the state of hip-hop.
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