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NEWS PODCAST: What happened to get Cal Fit removed from campus?

A Cal Fit building on Zinfadel Road in Rancho Cordova. Cal Fit has tabled at Sac State, but SO&L announced Friday that they are no longer allowed to table on campus as a vendor.

Margherita Beale and Will Coburn

December 13, 2019

Last Friday, Sacramento State’s Student Organizations and Leadership announced it was removing fitness company Cal Fit’s rights to table on campus. State Hornet editor-in-chief Margherita Beale was already in the process of reporting a story about students who were complaining about aggressive sales...

NEWS PODCAST: Project Rebound students discuss life after incarceration

Project Rebound director Andrew Winn, nutrition & food major Heile Gantan and sociology major Kendra Jackson. The three discussed the challenges of retuning to college after incarceration.

Will Coburn

December 6, 2019

Earlier this year Project Rebound, an equity program for formerly incarcerated students, received a $3.3 million in state funding across multiple college campuses, the office at Sacramento State was involved in that budget ask. On this week’s episode of The State Hornet News Podcast, podcast...

NEWS PODCAST: The true meaning of Friendsgiving

Podcast editor Will Coburn (Left) and the adorable lost moppets Leslie Vernon had collected for Friendsgiving. Vernon decided she wanted to make dinner for all her friends one year, and has been doing so for nine years now, even if she seems to avoid having her photo taken.

Will Coburn

November 27, 2019

Not everyone has the ability to go home for Thanksgiving, and others may not even have a home to go to. The tradition of Friendsgiving is one that’s becoming more popular to help people fill in the gaps. Podcast editor Will Coburn brought his friend and Sac State psychology student Leslie Vernon in t...

NEWS PODCAST: Sac State introduces foreign students to American culture and education

Iyo Chen, a political science major and transfer student from Japan, performed a song from

Regina Reddick and Will Coburn

November 22, 2019

Iyo Chen, a political science major, had her sights on coming to America. Advertisements in Japan made America alluring and she tested well in her English comprehension to make her a good candidate for a foreign exchange student application. Now she talks about her experiences at Sac State with reporter...

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

The State Hornet reporter Ashton Byers, an Air Force veteran, interviews fellow Air Force Veteran John Rayome, a Sac State communication studies major, about life as a veteran in college. Rayome served as aerial recon in Afghanistan and Africa.

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

The State Hornet reporter Brooke Ulenhop interviews TikToker and YouTuber Nebaiot Lemma for The State Hornet News Podcast. Lemma has gained a following on TikTok with a series of candid videos filmed 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

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

For ASI president and Public Policy & Administration major Noel Mora in the podcast booth with State Hornet Managing Editor Cory Jaynes. Mora recently testified against increasing the CSU's admissions requirements.

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

Community members march during the 40th annual Take Back the Night rally on Saturday, Oct. 13.

Kendra Rivera-Molina 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...

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