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OPINION: Beyonce and Jay-Z stop the world with “Everything Is Love”

OPINION: Beyonce and Jay-Z stop the world with “Everything Is Love”

Adria Watson, News editor

June 18, 2018


Filed under Culture, Featured, Opinion

Beyonce continues to leave our lives in shambles; since the surprise release of her self-titled visual album in 2013, she has refused to slow down to let devout fans process everything and catch our breath. She and Jay-Z have made the element of surprise their No. 1 power move, keeping them a step ahead of ev...

OPINION: Kevin Durant’s selfishness has ruined the NBA

OPINION: Kevin Durant’s selfishness has ruined the NBA

Shaun Holkko, Social Media editor

June 9, 2018


Filed under Featured, Opinion, Sports

It was obvious on July 4, 2016 just how negative of an impact Kevin Durant made on the competitive balance of the NBA. Durant chose to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder after nine seasons with the franchise to form a superteam in the Bay Area with aspirations of winning multiple championships. Du...

OPINION: An update after your two-week nap: the Cavs actually won!

OPINION: An update after your two-week nap: the Cavs actually won!

Alex Daniels, Opinion editor

June 7, 2018


Filed under Featured, Opinion, Sports

Did you just wake up from a roughly two-week nap from under a rock? You missed a lot. It’s June 17, 2018, and the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA Championship after coming back from being down 3-0 and defeating the Golden State Warriors in Game 7. Yeah, we all thought the series was over after ...

OPINION: Increasing touchbacks mean ruining one facet of collegiate football

OPINION: Increasing touchbacks mean ruining one facet of collegiate football

Nick Koeneke

May 17, 2018


Filed under Football, Opinion, Sports

Protecting players has become a recurring theme in collegiate football. With the tightening of the targeting rule being implemented back in 2013, the NCAA has decided on yet another rule change to protect its student athletes. Kick returners will now have the option to take a knee anywhere inside thei...

EDITORIAL: The Best (And Worst) of Sac State

EDITORIAL: The Best (And Worst) of Sac State

The State Hornet Editorial Board

May 9, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Featured, Opinion

As we celebrate the Best of Sac State and as another class of graduates commemorate their laudable achievements at this year’s commencement, there is less to be celebrated in the year the University itself has had. As students, we want to take pride in our University. So why does this seem so diff...

OPINION: Don’t be fooled by homophobic hypocrisy at Sac State

OPINION: Don’t be fooled by homophobic hypocrisy at Sac State

John Ferrannini, Copy editor

May 8, 2018


Filed under Featured, Opinion

It is hypocritical to award a man whose government imprisons gay people one week, then pose as a friend of the LGBTQ community less than two weeks later.

EDITORIAL: University can’t just do bare minimum for students

EDITORIAL: University can’t just do bare minimum for students

The State Hornet Editorial Board

May 2, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Over and over (and over and over), different branches of Sacramento State’s leadership have done the bare minimum to serve the students who justify the University’s existence. Sometimes, they don’t even do the bare minimum. A state audit of the health and safety practices at Sac State found that the Univer...

OPINION: Stop pretending to love the Golden State Warriors

OPINION: Stop pretending to love the Golden State Warriors

Oscar Rzodkiewicz

May 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

As the 2018 NBA playoffs continue, a group of hibernating Golden State Warriors fans are climbing out of their caves and back online to voice their tritely exaggerated support for Steph Curry and friends. Feel free to keep sleeping this year. When you're a Kings fan but Steph's in the building ...

OPINION: The takedown of Hobo Johnson

OPINION: The takedown of Hobo Johnson

Vincent Moleski

April 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The dude just has no rhythm. OK, now that we have that out of the way, I have to say that I am not trying to wish Frank Lopes or any of his bandmates ill will. Congrats on the success! I sure don’t get it though. Since Hobo Johnson’s rise to semi-stardom in Oak Park, now buoyed by his...

EDITORIAL: Now is the time to #SaveStudentNewsrooms

EDITORIAL: Now is the time to #SaveStudentNewsrooms

The State Hornet Editorial Board

April 25, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

In an era of decreased local journalism, the proliferation of the term “fake news” to refer to legitimate organizations, and more information shared on the internet than can be consumed, student newsrooms on college campuses are more vital than ever. That is why The State Hornet is lending its ...

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