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NEWS PODCAST: No charges filed in case of Sac State student’s death

NEWS PODCAST: No charges filed in case of Sac State student’s death

Jordan Silva-Benham and Will Coburn

November 15, 2019

Podcast editor Will Coburn sits down with news editor Jordan Silva-Benham to discuss the unanswered questions after the Sacramento County District Attorney decided no to press charges in relation to the death of Sacramento State student Will Molina, a member of the university’s Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity...

NEWS PODCAST: School after the Air Force

NEWS PODCAST:  School after the Air Force

Ashton Byers and Will Coburn

November 8, 2019

Listen as Air Force veteran John Rayome, a Sac State communication studies major, chronicles his experiences returning to school after his service. Rayome talked with The State Hornet reporter and fellow Air Force veteran Ashton Byers about his deployments, struggles he faced with drugs and alcohol...

NEWS PODCAST: Nebaiot Lemma on filming at Sac State

NEWS PODCAST: Nebaiot Lemma on filming at Sac State

Brooke Uhlenhop and Will Coburn

November 1, 2019

Viral TikToker and YouTuber Nebaiot Lemma sat down with The State Hornet reporter Brooke Uhlenhop to talk about what goes into his filming, what inspires his comedy and why he decides to film on campus. Music: Tropea by Filmstro.com...

NEWS PODCAST: Sac State’s 2018 vote center provides example for new election law

NEWS PODCAST: Sac State’s 2018 vote center provides example for new election law

Cory Jaynes and Will Coburn

October 25, 2019

Managing editor Cory Jaynes sits down with former ASI President Noel Mora to talk about Mora’s support of AB 59, a bill recently signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom that prioritizes the placement of vote centers on California college campuses. Mora testified twice in favor of AB59, which used Sacramento...

NEWS PODCAST: Take Back the Night Sacramento demands the end of gender-based violence

NEWS PODCAST: Take Back the Night Sacramento demands the end of gender-based violence

Kendra L. Rivera and Will Coburn

October 18, 2019

Last Saturday the 40th annual Take Back the Night, a march and rally against gender-based and sexual violence, was held in Midtown Sacramento Diversity/Identity reporter Kenda L. Rivera covered the event. RELATED: 40th annual Take Back the Night raises awareness of gender-based violence Rivera tells us about what happened at Take Back the Night an...

NEWS PODCAST: Breaking down the 4th Democratic primary debate

NEWS PODCAST: Breaking down the 4th Democratic primary debate

Will Coburn

October 16, 2019

Following the fourth Democratic presidential debate Tuesday night, podcast editor Will Coburn, opinion editor Shiavon Chatman, managing editor Cory Jaynes and opinion writer Derek Catron sat down to discuss the three-hour affair. Join them as they condense the debate to key takeaways on how the candidates...

NEWS PODCAST: What to do about fake news

NEWS PODCAST: What to do about fake news

Will Coburn

October 12, 2019

This week on The State Hornet News Podcast, podcast editor Will Coburn talks with professor of hospitality and tourism Abhijeet Shirsat about his research into social media, fake news and how the two interact. Shirsat recommends a more hands-off approach to handling fake news. Shirsat said any interaction...

NEWS PODCAST: Solutions to housing insecurity, from someone who’s lived it

NEWS PODCAST: Solutions to housing insecurity, from someone who’s lived it

Will Coburn and Leslie Hicks

October 4, 2019

This week, State Hornet reporter Leslie Hicks sits down with Jayda Preyer, a criminal justice major at Sacramento State, who moved here from the Bay Area hoping to find more affordable housing options while attaining her degree. Instead, she found a competitive housing market with inflated rents and...

NEWS PODCAST: What we learned from the Clery Report

NEWS PODCAST: What we learned from the Clery Report

Will Coburn and Dom Vitiello

September 27, 2019

Podcast editor Will Coburn and crime reporter Dom Vitiello talk about what can be learned from the annual Clery act report. Stories Covered: Clery Report shows 31 instances of sexual assault at Sac State student housing in 2018 Sac State budget shows lack of reserves Sac State’s Women’s Resou...

NEWS PODCAST: A closer look at ASI’s goals for the semester

NEWS PODCAST: A closer look at ASI’s goals for the semester

Will Coburn and Victor Corral Martinez

September 23, 2019

ASI reporter Victor Corral Martinez sits down with ASI President Christian Miguel Landaverde to talk about ASI’s goals for the semester, from feminine hygiene products to educating students about the 2020 census. Stories covered: 2019 Clery Report shows 31 instances of sexual assault at Sac State st...

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