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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.

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 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.

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Political strategist Daraka Larimore-Hall evaluates results of ballot propositions

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Political strategist Daraka Larimore-Hall evaluates results of ballot propositions
Max Connor and Robbie Pierce November 25, 2020
Podcast editor Robbie Pierce and editor-in-chief Max Connor talk with Daraka Larimore-Hall, a vice chair of the state Democratic Party, about why the California ballot propositions resulted the way they did and the electoral history of California on this episode of Spotlight.

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Hornet Speaker Series – Russ Buettner

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Hornet Speaker Series – Russ Buettner
Robbie Pierce and Camryn Dadey November 17, 2020
During our Hornet Speaker Series last month, Sac State alumnus Russ Buettner joined us to discuss his career as a Pulitzer Prize-winning political investigative reporter. Buettner, who was part of the team that broke the story about President Donald Trump’s tax returns, also talks about how to find attention and respect in such a fast media cycle.

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: How to use the Modoc Hall 4-day vote center this year

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: How to use the Modoc Hall 4-day vote center this year
Robbie Pierce October 30, 2020
Nathan Dietrich of Sacramento State’s division of public affairs and advocacy talks all about the history of the Modoc Hall vote center and how you can use it this year in this special edition episode of State Hornet: Spotlight.

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Hornet Speaker Series – Wesley Lowery

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Hornet Speaker Series - Wesley Lowery
Ian Ratliff, Estefany Nuñez, and Robbie Pierce October 26, 2020

The State Hornet hosted its first ever live Twitch event last week: the Hornet Speaker Series of virtual Q&A sessions. Wesley Lowery, a Pulitzer Prize winner, author of “They Can't Kill Us All:...

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Electoral activist Dann Mead analyzes ballot measures and propositions

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Electoral activist Dann Mead analyzes ballot measures and propositions
Robbie Pierce October 20, 2020
Haven’t decided how to vote on the propositions and measures this year? This week’s State Hornet Spotlight has podcast editor Robbie Pierce and electoral activist Dann Mead discuss how each ballot bill might affect Sacramento residents:

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: President Nelsen talks campus reopening, student fees, future commencements

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: President Nelsen talks campus reopening, student fees, future commencements
Max Connor and Robbie Pierce September 29, 2020
Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen talks to State Hornet podcast editor Robbie Pierce and editor-in-chief Max Connor about when and how campus might reopen, the reasons student tuition and fees have not been reduced, the future of commencement ceremonies, when sports will return and more.
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