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The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor


Released in 1992, “Candyman” takes classic gothic horror and transplants it into a contemporary setting. With strong performances and a masterful score, you’ll be hypnotized by this cult classic. (Graphic created in Canva by Ariel Caspar, Image courtesy of TriStar Pictures)

Hornet Horrors: ‘Candyman’

Jacob Peterson, News Editor December 1, 2023
Few cult classics earn their praise as much as 1992’s “Candyman”, a gothic horror set in the then modern day.
Second-year health science major Carolina Garcia sits in front of the Multi-Cultural Center on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022. She hopes to see Sac State add another reuse program for the Hornets to utilize.

Hornet Reuse app shuts down amid success among students

Tierra Tilby, news staffer October 27, 2022
Hornet Reuse had over 4,000 users before the announced closure, even after only being active on campus for six months.
Sixth-year art education major Selena Rios Brown poses in the University Union Sept. 13, 2022. She frequently gives away items such as clothing with the help of the Hornet Reuse app.

Sac State app aids campus community with free item exchange

Tierra Tilby September 16, 2022
Sacramento State’s Hornet Reuse app allows students and staff to give away items such as textbooks, clothing, and even furniture for free.
Fourth year economics major Daniel Kuffel stands in front of an Arco gas station on Thursday, March 17, 2022. He is one of many commuter students at Sacramento State University and says that the increase in gas prices within the state is a pain.

The struggle is real: Gas prices are getting too high

Kamelia Varasteh March 30, 2022

Students at Sacramento State are having a difficult time paying for their commute to school as California gas prices reach new heights due to an increased price of imported crude oil.  Only a fraction...

David Yaikov, a senior business major, poses in front of the Hornet Bookstore excited to be back on campus, on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Yaikov says he is happy that more students are on campus at Sac State this semester. (Photo by Tyra Green)

Three months in: How the return to campus has impacted students

Tyra Green March 17, 2022

Although the Starbucks line is longer than before and some have said it’s a bit harder to find parking, students are back and the campus is almost entirely back to normal. The Union is full of people...

The first case of coronavirus was confirmed in Sacramento according to Sacramento Countys Public Health officials. Pictured is, Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 by NIAID. Licensed under CC BY 2.0.

Sac State suspends study abroad in South Korea due to coronavirus

Madeleine Beck and Chris Wong February 27, 2020

Sacramento State suspended all study abroad programs in South Korea Wednesday evening due to the 2019 novel coronavirus’s spread there, according to a press release. “Sacramento State has made the...

Numerous self-care events and activities will be held on campus for students as we approach finals week. The campus offers different classes and resources to help students de-stress.

Sac State events examine student health and wellness approaching finals

Leslie Hicks December 3, 2019

The week leading up to finals can be stressful for students as they make that final push toward the finish line at the end of the semester.  Like athletes, students getting ready for testing have resources...

Cal Fire firefighter Xavier Chavez shoots photos with his phone while keeping eye out for hotpots during the Kincade Fire in Sonoma County. The fire has destroyed 374 buildings and is currently 80 percent contained.

Sac State student and father face the Kincade Fire

Kendra Rivera-Molina November 4, 2019

Carolyn Boustany said she was leaving her last class for the day on Oct. 23 when she heard about the Kincade Fire.  Carolyn, a child development major at Sacramento State, grew up in Cloverdale, located...

Protesters display signs at the Climate Change Strike at the Capitol on Friday. The protest was organized to demand government action against climate change.

Students gather to demand action against climate change

Kendra Rivera-Molina September 21, 2019

Students from various schools gathered at the California Capitol Friday to demand government action to combat climate change.  The protest was a part of Fridays For Future’s “Week For Future”event....

View of the American River from Sac States Guy West Bridge. Sac States Institute of Social Research partnered with Valley Vision to complete a survey on the Sacramento regions view on climate change.

Survey finds Sacramento residents agree humans contribute to climate change

Robert Moon September 10, 2019

According to a recent survey by Sacramento State, a majority of residents in the capital region believe that humans have directly contributed to climate change. The survey, conducted by Sac State’s...

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