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The State Hornet

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The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

Spotlight

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...

Editor roundtable discussion about historic recall election: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT

Editor roundtable discussion about historic recall election: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT

Mack Ervin III, Jordan Parker, and Magaly Muñoz September 10, 2021

A special episode of the State Hornet Spotlight podcast features a roundtable discussion with podcast editor Mack Ervin III, Editor-in-Chief Jordan Parker and features editor Magaly Muñoz where they talk...

Sac State students Nahom & Ayra on getting “Mic’d Up”: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT

Sac State students Nahom & Ayra on getting “Mic’d Up”: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT

Brandon Bailey and Garry Singh May 6, 2021
Nahom Semere and Ayra Nuñez, two of the hosts of the podcast Mic’d Up Students, joined State Hornet podcasters Brandon Bailey and Garry Singh to discuss how their podcast came to be and what brought them to Sac State.
Jesse Thorn’s virtual visit to Sac State: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT

Jesse Thorn’s virtual visit to Sac State: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT

Max Connor and Alex Muegge April 29, 2021
Last week, Maximum Fun podcast network founder Jesse Thorn met with State Hornet Editor-in-Chief Max Connor and Deputy Copy Editor Alex Muegge during a virtual live event to discuss his life and career as well as his advice on how to get into podcasting out of - or during! - college.
STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT: Passion Bailey’s love and support of reading

STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT: Passion Bailey’s love and support of reading

Chanelle Muerong April 7, 2021
On this episode of our State Hornet: Spotlight podcast, deputy arts & entertainment editor Chanelle Muerong interviews Passion Bailey, the co-owner of Sacramento thrift and bookstore Hidden Gems, about her lifelong love and support of reading and literacy and her plans and hopes for her business and community.
SPOTLIGHT PODCAST: History professor examines history and rise of conspiracies

SPOTLIGHT PODCAST: History professor examines history and rise of conspiracies

Rose Vega and Gavin Rock February 25, 2021
On this edition of State Hornet: Spotlight, podcast staffers Rose Vega and Gavin Rock talk with history professor Joseph Palermo, who discusses the history and recent rise of conspiracy theories like QAnon.
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