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OPINION: How ‘Dinosaurs’ stays relevant 30 years later

Bradley Hinkson February 24, 2021
Nearing the 30th anniversary of when it first premiered, opinion writer Bradley Hinkson discusses the classic sitcom “Dinosaurs” and the ways that the show stays relevant and will always be modern.
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REVIEW: “ENA” captures the feeling of a dream like nothing you’ve ever seen

Robbie Pierce, podcast editor February 18, 2021
Perúvian animator Joel Guerra’s “ENA” captures the feeling of a dream like nothing you’ve ever seen, writes podcast editor Robbie Pierce in this review of the ongoing avant-garde animated series.
Then-Patriots quarterback Tom Brady pictured at Patriots training camp in July 2019. Copy editor Jordan Parker argues that Brady is the greatest football player ever after his seventh Super Bowl Victory last Sunday over the Chiefs.

OPINION: Tom Brady is unequivocally the greatest football player in history

Jordan Parker, copy editor February 17, 2021
Copy editor Jordan Parker explains why Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady is the greatest player the NFL has ever seen.
Companies like Pepsi or Monster have always found novel ways to advertise in video games, but do these advertisements break player immersion? Opinion writer Shelby Tolly talked to Sac State students to get their views on product placement in video games. Graphic by Hannah Quijas.

OPINION: Can advertisements be added to video games without ruining immersion?

Shelby Tolly February 17, 2021
Are advertisements in video games breaking immersion, or are gamers not bothered by it?
Nicole Beharie in 'Miss Juneteenth' directed by Channing Godfrey Peoples. For Black History Month, opinion writer Bradley Hinkson has created a small list of Black directed films that he believes more people should be going out of their way to watch. Photo courtesy of Vertical Entertainment.

OPINION: Films by Black directors that deserve to be seen

Bradley Hinkson February 15, 2021
For Black History Month, opinion writer Bradley Hinkson has created a small list of Black directed films that he believes more people should be going out of their way to watch.
John David Washington and Zendaya play an arguing couple in “Malcolm & Marie.” The relationship’s 12-year age gap garnered a lot of criticism recently, a trope typically found in Hollywood. Photo courtesy of Netflix, Inc.

REVIEW: ‘Malcolm & Marie’ dresses emotional terrorism in black and white

Estefany Nuñez February 12, 2021
“It is vividly entertaining to watch John David Washington display some new acting range, but the monologues interrupt what works best in the film: the back-and-forth dialogue he shares with Zendaya. Unfortunately, it’s the script’s lack of structure that makes all the film’s points feel moot by the end.”
California State University Chancellor Joseph Castro said he anticipates at least 50% of classes across the CSU system will be in-person this fall semester at a news conference on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. Graphic made in Canva.

EDITORIAL: CSU backtracking on in-person instruction is nothing short of betrayal

The State Hornet Editorial Board February 10, 2021
California State University Chancellor Joseph Castro said Monday that he anticipates at least 50% of classes across the CSU system will be in-person this fall semester. What happened to “majority in-person instruction” and a return to normalcy?
Estefany Nuñez’s diverse selection of book recommendations include a graphic novel, young adult, nonfiction and contemporary. Book covers by Riverhead Books, Doubleday Books, Amistad, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Quill Tree Books and St. Martin's Press. Estefany Nuñez

REVIEW: 10 unforgettable books by Black female authors

Estefany Nuñez February 10, 2021
From young adult to psychological horror to comics, Estefany Nuñez offers a variety of book recommendations written only Black women in honor of Black History Month. Read the list on The State Hornet here:
Trump supporters take to Cesar Chavez Plaza where they rally for the

OPINION: The Trump loyalists would crucify Jesus Christ himself

Samaha Samy February 8, 2021
The Trump mob, who claim to follow Christian values, would have crucified and killed Jesus in the name of Jesus, says opinion writer Samaha Samy.
The Sundance Film Festival went virtual this year which made it more accessible to check out a variety of films. Photo by Travis Wise / CC BY 2.0 https://www.flickr.com/photos/94599716@N06/18118961764

OPINION: 2021 Sundance Film Festival films to be on the lookout for

Bradley Hinkson February 5, 2021
Another Sundance Film Festival has come and gone with many films premiering and opinion writer Bradley Hinkson is here to list a few films that people need to be keeping an eye out for.
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