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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
In 2022-2023 the Sacramento State men’s basketball team averaged 200 more people in attendance than the women’s team; that women’s team made the NCAA tournament for the first time in school history. “It doesn’t really matter how well we’re doing or how well they’re doing, the men’s team will kind of always have more support than us,” Sac State women’s basketball player Katie Peneueta said. (Graphic made in Canva by Siany Harts)
OPINION: Women’s basketball breaks records, still receives less support
Siany Harts March 27, 2023
The Sacramento State women’s team sets a school record while moving in silence.
A Guide to the Mandalorian Galaxy digs into the Disney+ show, featuring everyone’s favorite mini-yoda: Grogu. “The Mandalorian” title graphic courtesy of The Walt Disney Company. (Graphic made in Canva by Isaac Streeter)
A Guide to The Mandalorian Galaxy: ‘The Mines of Mandalore’ and ‘The Convert’
Ryan Ascalon March 17, 2023
Staff writer Ryan Ascalon takes on the two latest episodes of the hit series “The Mandalorian.”
Illustration by Mercy Sosa. Graphic created in Canva.
Diary of a Bookworm: ‘Iron Widow’ offers female rage as something to admire
Julie Blunt March 17, 2023
Xiran Jay Zhao’s novel breaks the patriarchal misogyny in media
Midterm season is right around the corner for Sac State students. The State Hornet shares its tips and tricks. (Graphic made in Canva by Hailey Valdivia).
The State Hornet’s 2023 midterm survival guide
Hailey Valdivia March 15, 2023
With midterms right around the corner, staff writer Hailey Valdivia has compiled a list of tips and tricks to get you through!
The 95th annual Academy Awards will be hosted on Sunday, March 12, 2023. Graphic created in Canva by Elena Burgé and Gavin Hudson.
The Big Picture - Oscars 2023 Preview
Gavin Hudson March 9, 2023
Only a few days away, newsletter editor Gavin Hudson gives some insight into the biggest nominees with predictions to boot.
Newsletter editor and film critic Gavin S. Hudson has been reviewing movies since high school. “The Whale” has been nominated for three Oscars; is it worthy? Graphic created in Canva by Elena Burgé and Gavin S. Hudson | movie posters courtesy of A24.
The Big Picture - ‘The Whale’
Gavin Hudson, Newsletter Editor • March 5, 2023
Has Bredan Fraser’s Oscar buzz signaled his return as a star?
A Guide to the Mandalorian Galaxy digs into the Disney+ show, featuring everyone’s favorite mini-yoda: Grogu. “The Mandalorian” title graphic courtesy of The Walt Disney Company. (Graphic made in Canva by Isaac Streeter)
A Guide to The Mandalorian Galaxy: ‘The Apostate’
Isaac Streeter March 4, 2023
“The Mandalorian” returns for its third season with “Chapter 17: The Apostate.”
Illustration by Mercy Sosa. Graphic created in Canva.
Diary of a Bookworm: ‘If We Were Villains;’ a tragedy you’ll never forget
Julie Blunt March 2, 2023
A novel full of love, passion, mystery, murder and ecstasy.
Graphic created in Canva by Elena Burgé and Gavin S. Hudson. Movie posters courtesy of Universal Pictures.
The Big Picture – ‘The Fabelmans’
Gavin Hudson February 25, 2023
The Oscars are quickly approaching, and writer Gavin S. Hudson has a few “Big Picture” nominees left to see.
Books like “Legendborn” and “Seven Days in June” are popular novels that can be found on #Blackbooktok. (Graphic created in Canva by Julie Blunt)
Diary of a Bookworm: Black representation in book community
Julie Blunt February 23, 2023
Seeing Black representation is important all year round, not just during Black History Month
A sign from Project Truth claiming their truth sounds like hate to others. One student is debating with two members of the group behind the sign.
Argument without purpose is argument for argument’s sake
Gavin Hudson February 23, 2023
With the anti-abortion protests of Monday and Tuesday causing distress, newsletter editor Gavin S. Hudson asks: was there a point?
Bright fuschia lights on the velvet furniture at The Shady Lady Saloon On Sunday, Feb. 4, 2023. Attendees sat around the bar chatting with one another while waiting for their orders.
Sacramento gems you say? Take me thataway
Sonia Pagán February 20, 2023
Staff writer Sonia Pagán shows you around some of Sacramento’s top music scenes.
Graphic created in Canva by Dominique Williams and Gavin S. Hudson. Movie posters courtesy of Disney.
The Big Picture - 'Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania'
Gavin Hudson February 18, 2023

I’m not mad, I’m disappointed.  Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania is the 31st Marvel movie in the MCU and features the next Avengers...

With the 2024 election already starting to ramp up, it looks like transgender rights will be an issue at the forefront of the upcoming elections. (Graphic by Ruth Finch created in Canva)
OPINION: Top surgery before Trump – the presidency and transgender healthcare
Ruth Finch February 17, 2023
If Trump wins the presidency, thousands of trans people will lose their healthcare, and if he doesn’t, they still might.
Illustration by Mercy Sosa. Graphic created in Canva.
Diary of a Bookworm: ‘Archer's Voice,’ a bearable contemporary romance
Julie Blunt February 15, 2023
Mia Sheridan’s novel breaks the boring and conventional contemporary romance standards

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