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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

Spotlight

Former Sacramento State receiver Isiah Hennie tries to juke University of Incarnate Word freshman cornerback Marquis Britten Sept. 9, 2017 at Hornet Stadium. Hennie has spent the last four years searching for an opprotunity to play professional football. (Photo by Matthew Nobert. Graphic made in Canva by Mack Ervin III)

Sac State alumni’s up-and-down football journey and USFL dream: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT SHORT

Jack Freeman April 11, 2022
A former Sac State wideout looks forward to a revived spring football league in the USFL to continue his journey to play professional football on this episode of The State Hornet Spotlight.
Discussing the journey of women of color in modern-day America: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT

Discussing the journey of women of color in modern-day America: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT

Alexis Hunt March 31, 2022
This episode of State Hornet Spotlight talks elevating women’s voices and discussing issues around inclusiveness and diversity. Tune in to learn more.
How Sac State students can receive confidential support for sexual violence: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT

How Sac State students can receive confidential support for sexual violence: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT

Dominique Williams February 28, 2022
Sac State’s confidential campus advocate talks about confidential support and resources for students who are survivors of past or present sexual violence.

State Hornet Spotlight: Dr. Alma Flores talks about the importance of HSI funding and hiring more Latinx faculty.

Mercy Sosa, James Fife, and Mack Ervin III February 9, 2022

On this episode of State Hornet Spotlight: Digital Editor Mercy Sosa talks to Dr. Alma Flores, an assistant professor of Education at Sacramento State, about the funding Sac State receives for being...

Dr. Alma Flores breaks down teaching as a Latinx professor, campus’ HSI funding: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT

Dr. Alma Flores breaks down teaching as a Latinx professor, campus’ HSI funding: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT

Mercy Sosa February 8, 2022
Former digital editor Mercy Sosa sat down with Dr. Alma Flores, an assistant professor of Education at Sacramento State, about the funding Sac State receives for being a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), the lack of Hispanic representation in the faculty as a whole and what it’s like teaching and working at Sac State.
Pauline Ghost-Perez with her daughter, Wynonna. Ghost-Perez, Miwok and Oglala Sioux, says her daughter changed her life after she survived sexual abuse in foster care and susbtance abuse throughout her adult life. Now, Ghost-Perez hopes to make a difference and help children in foster care.

A Native student’s survival story turned academic journey: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT

Emma Hall November 24, 2021

Content warning: this episode of State Hornet Spotlight features mentions of sexual abuse, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, and substance abuse  Diversity, Equity and Inclusion...

State Hornet Spotlight: Former basketball player Samaad Hector chooses mental health over basketball

Magaly Muñoz, Jordan Latimore, and James Fife November 15, 2021

Managing editor Magaly Muñoz and sports beat writer Jordan Latimore sit down and talk to Samaad Hector, who left the Sacramento State men’s basketball team before the fall 2021 semester. Hector talks...

Former Sac State basketball player discusses prioritizing mental health: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT

Former Sac State basketball player discusses prioritizing mental health: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT

Jordan Latimore and Magaly Muñoz November 15, 2021

On this episode of State Hornet Spotlight, managing editor Magaly Muñoz and sports beat writer Jordan Latimore sit down with former Sacramento State basketball player Samaad Hector about his decision...

State Hornet alumna Aranza Mora at Univision’s Despierta Sacramento on Oct. 5, 2021. Mora talked to managing editor Magaly Muñoz about her struggles with being a Hispanic woman in broadcast media.

Alumna shares her experience being a Hispanic woman in media: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT

Magaly Muñoz October 11, 2021

On this edition of State Hornet Spotlight, State Hornet alumna Aranza Mora talks to managing editor Magaly Muñoz about her experience with being a Latina woman in media and how her love for being Hispanic...

Gavin Newsom retains his position as Governor of California after 63 percent voted no to the recall on Tuesday. Photo of Gavin Newsom by Gage Skidmore is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

Newsom survives recall, editor roundtable reacts: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT

Mack Ervin III, Jordan Parker, and Magaly Muñoz September 16, 2021

A follow-up episode of the State Hornet Spotlight podcast features podcast editor Mack Ervin III, Editor-in-Chief Jordan Parker and managing editor Magaly Muñoz giving their immediate reaction following...

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