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 The 1989 film “The Burbs’ movie poster starring actors Tom Hanks, Corey Feldman and Carrie Fisher in an 80s classic for all ages. (Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures, Graphic created in Canva by Alyssa Branum)
Back to the 80s: 'The Burbs'
Katelyn Marano, Copy Editor • February 22, 2024
In a suburbs based thriller Tom Hanks, Carrie Fisher and Corey Feldman create a mystery of suspenseful horror in their 1989 film “The Burbs”
Movies of the 80s often feature nerds desperate for popularity and in the movie “Can’t Buy Me Love” Patrick Dempseys character Ronald, takes desperate to unbelievable heights. (Photo courtesy of Touchstone Pictures, Graphic created in Canva by Alyssa Branum)
Back to the 80s: 'Can't Buy Me Love'
Katelyn Marano, Copy Editor • February 15, 2024
Young Patrick Dempsey pays homage to the fake dating love trope alongside Amanda Peterson, in the 1987 film “Can’t Buy Me Love”.
In 2016, Colin Kaepernick decided to sit down during the national anthem and later kneeled in support of the fight against police brutality, discrimination and racial inequality. His legacy serves as a powerful reminder of the intersection between sports and social change. (Graphic made in Canva by Hailey Valdivia)
OPINION: The NFL blackballed Colin Kaepernick and never apologized
Ismael Martinez Castillo, staffer • February 11, 2024
As Super Bowl 58 approaches, fans have questioned the political agenda of a Taylor Swift game and have forgotten Colin Kaepernick taking a knee.
The State Hornet has decided to allow our Latin sources to choose their identifiers. Whether they identify as Latinx, Latino, Hispanic or Chicanx, we will adjust our use of the terms based on their choice. (Graphic created in Canva by Mercy Sosa)
EDITORIAL: Latino, Latinx or Hispanic?
The State Hornet Editorial Board December 12, 2023
The State Hornet editorial board has decided to allow our Latin sources to choose whether they identify as Latinx, Latino/a, Hispanic or their nationalities.
Released in 1974, “Black Christmas” features a cast of sorority sisters being picked off by a mysterious killer. Decades later this film’s become both a cult classic and an inspiration for dozens of future slashers. (Graphic created in Canva by Ariel Caspar, Image courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures)
Hornet Horrors: ‘Black Christmas’
Jacob Peterson, News Editor • December 8, 2023
Released in theaters almost half a century ago, “Black Christmas” presents classic slasher thrills while addressing feminist themes.
Marriage equality has yet to reach the disabled community, forcing them to choose between keeping their social security benefits or marrying the love of their life. Christa Ison shares the impact of this as a member of this community. (Graphic created in Canva by Jasmine Ascencio)
OPINION: To wed or to simply dream - disabled community’s liberty in jeopardy
Christa Ison, Staffer • December 6, 2023
A movement for marriage equality favoring the disabled community is being postponed by the Social Security Administration withholding benefits.
George Lopez kisses his daughter Mayan Lopez on the head after expressing how proud he is that she can speak Spanish. Mayan Lopez has been lying about being able to speak Spanish because she feels ashamed for never learning in Episode 3: Lopez vs Español. (Photo courtesy of Universal Television)
'Lopez vs Lopez’ depicts the realities many Latinx families face
Isis Alvarez, Staffer • December 4, 2023
Do all your friends remember the low rider? George Lopez’s show “Lopez vs Lopez” will have you laughing and crying at the same time. Here's why:
Sacramento State is exempting nursing and health science majors from foreign language courses. Spanish-speaking patients will continue to feel unheard by healthcare workers. (Graphic created in Canva by Julianna Rodriguez)
OPINION: Language exemptions are harming healthcare’s future
Julianna Rodriguez, Staffer • December 4, 2023
Sac State’s foreign language exemption is part of a growing problem of healthcare workers pawning ESL patients off to the mercy of family members or interpreters.
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.
In this edition of Stinger Style, staffer Maddie Thielke provides some fall clothing essentials to add to your new capsule wardrobe. With these staple pieces, you will stay cozy and stylish this season. (Graphic created in Canva by Maddie Thielke)
Stinger Style: Fall essentials for your closet
Maddie Thielke, Staffer • November 28, 2023
In this entry of Stinger Style, I have unlocked all of the fall fashion vibes. Create a capsule wardrobe this season.
Blending horror with stop-motion animation, the 2021 flick, “Mad God” presents a grotesque and awe-inspiring world. With a veteran of stop-motion at the helm, this film will have you unable to avert your eyes through its entire runtime. (Graphic created in Canva by Ariel Caspar, Image courtesy of Shudder)
Hornet Horrors: ‘Mad God’
Jacob Peterson, News Editor • November 17, 2023
Animated movies are rarely straight horror flicks, but “Mad God” proves the medium can be a perfect vehicle for the genre.
Released in 2004, “Club Dread” was created by the Broken Lizard comedy troupe, best known for “Super Troopers.” Whereas the latter is remembered as a cult hit, the former is barely remembered at all. (Graphic created in Canva by Ariel Caspar, Image courtesy if Searchlight Pictures)
Hornet Horrors: ‘Club Dread’
Jacob Peterson, News Editor • November 10, 2023
A horror comedy set on an isolated island resort all about sex and drugs, you’d be forgiven for expecting more fun than “Club Dread” provides.
In this edition of Stinger Style, staffer Maddie Thielke shares some skincare products that she recommends you add to your fall and winter rotation. 
(graphic created in Canva by Maddie Thielke)
Stinger Style: Stay radiant all winter long with these five skincare products
Maddie Thielke, Staffer • November 7, 2023
In this entry of Stinger Style, I talked with a local esthetician and came up with a list of skincare items that will be beneficial to add to your fall routine.
“The Strangers” manages to thrill and frighten by making use of a slow build up to its scares. With solid performances and a simple but effective premise, this movie will make you check your door twice for many nights to come. (Graphic created in Canva by Ariel Caspar, Image courtesy of Universal Pictures)
Hornet Horrors: ‘The Strangers’
Jacob Peterson, News Editor • November 3, 2023
Released in 2008, “The Strangers” takes a more psychological approach to scaring its audience, though it still maintains a degree of brutality.
In the first edition of Stinger Style, staffer Maddie Thielke gives you ten costumes from these five halloween classics. These easy and iconic costumes will be a hit this Halloween. (Graphic created in Canva by Maddie Thielke)
Stinger Style: Turn your favorite Halloween movie into your costume
Maddie Thielke, Staffer • October 30, 2023
In the first entry of Stinger Style, I came up with ten relatively easy costumes to recreate from Beetlejuice, Coraline, Hocus Pocus, Corpse Bride and the Nightmare Before Christmas.

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