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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.
PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Sacramento Pastor Tecoy Porter discusses how to serve a community

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Sacramento Pastor Tecoy Porter discusses how to serve a community

Rose Vega and Robbie Pierce February 18, 2021
Tecoy Porter Sr., the third-generator South Sacramento pastor and activist running for state Senate, spoke with podcast staffer Rose Vega and podcast editor Robbie Pierce about his history of activism and the different ways he works to service his community.
PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Kylie Robison of ‘Kyliebytes’ talks stocks post-GameStop

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Kylie Robison of ‘Kyliebytes’ talks stocks post-GameStop

Robbie Pierce and Kylie Robison February 3, 2021
State Hornet alumna and “Kyliebytes” author Kylie Robison stops by to discuss how the GameStop stock story might affect stock market-related tech moving forward and how fun it was watching it all unfold.
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.
Shiavon Chatman in the State Hornet newsroom recording studio last semester. Chatman is now graduated and has a published book available on Gumroad.

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: State Hornet alumna Shiavon Chatman on being a young Black author

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.
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