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REVIEW: ‘The Spy’: A true story of espionage, deceit and love

REVIEW: ‘The Spy’: A true story of espionage, deceit and love

Jonah Salazar

September 16, 2019

This review contains spoilers for Netflix’s “The Spy” If you told me a year ago that my one of my favorite spy stories since “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” would be starring Sacha Baron Cohen and set in 1960s Syria, I honestly would not have believed you.  While Cohen’s inexperience with dramatic roles...

EDITORIAL: Sac State’s over-enrollment problem should have been avoided

EDITORIAL: Sac State’s over-enrollment problem should have been avoided

The State Hornet Editorial Board

September 13, 2019

At Sacramento State this semester, 500 extra students originally meant to be waitlisted were accidentally accepted and then enrolled at Sacramento State this semester. In addition, 3,000 other students were accidentally accepted but later declined to enroll, meaning that the over-enrollment probl...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: Tinder is hell for Black women

SHIAVON’S JAWN: Tinder is hell for Black women

Shiavon Chatman, Opinion editor

September 13, 2019

A jawn. Pronounced jôn. Noun. A person, place, thing, or event that doesn’t need a specific name. An indescribable, but memorable entity. I’m Shiavon and this is Shiavon’s Jawn. (If these two words don’t rhyme, then you’re saying my name wrong.) It’s amazing to think what Maxine Shaw...

Shiavon’s Jawn Episode 2: A Belated Bey’s Birthday

Shiavon’s Jawn Episode 2: A Belated Bey’s Birthday

Shiavon Chatman, Will Coburn

September 12, 2019

 The second episode of Shiavon's Jawn. This week Shiavon celebrates Beyonce's birthday with former State Hornet news editor Adria Watson. Listen as the two take a dive into the toxic end of "stan culture." Music: Chabba from Filmstro.com...

REVIEW: ‘It Chapter Two’ saved by great acting and humor

REVIEW: ‘It Chapter Two’ saved by great acting and humor

Derek Catron

September 10, 2019

The 2017 “It” remake grossed an astounding $700 million worldwide, taking the No.1 record for box office sales in the horror genre. The sequel, “It Chapter Two,” released Friday and currently holds the second spot for first weekend sales for the horror genre at $91 million.  While we did...

TESTIMONIAL: How a viral tweet became the defining feature of my wedding day

TESTIMONIAL: How a viral tweet became the defining feature of my wedding day

Richard Ivanowski

September 9, 2019

Getting married is serious business. It involves months of intense planning and staggering amounts of money. It means pledging your life to another person, often with spoken vows that include words like “obey,” “serve,” “sickness” and “death.” I’m not very good with serious things. The...

EDITORIAL: Academy65’s delay is irresponsible and unacceptable

EDITORIAL: Academy65’s delay is irresponsible and unacceptable

The State Hornet Editorial Board

September 9, 2019

Academy65 brands itself as the “best location for Sac State students.” And yet it left 286 residents, many of which were Sacramento State students, without a home for nearly three weeks. The original move-in date was Aug. 21. Then it was pushed to Aug. 28, then to Sept. 8. Now, the apartment com...

REVIEW: Did Dave Chappelle’s new special go too far?

REVIEW: Did Dave Chappelle’s new special go too far?

Magaly Munoz

September 8, 2019

If you keep up with any comedy specials on your streaming services, then you might know that Dave Chappelle recently came out with his fifth comedy special on Netflix, “Sticks and Stones.”  He made sure to come out with a bang. Story continues below trailer. When I tell you that I spent half the time with my jaw dropped open watchin...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: A hot girl summer turned hot mess

SHIAVON’S JAWN: A hot girl summer turned hot mess

Shiavon Chatman, Opinion editor

September 6, 2019

A jawn. Pronounced jôn. Noun. A person, place, thing, or event that doesn’t need a specific name. An indescribable, but memorable entity.  I’m Shiavon and this is Shiavon’s Jawn. (If these two words don’t rhyme, then you’re saying my name wrong.)  I’m the opinion editor of The S...

REVIEW: ‘The Dark Crystal’ prequel recaptures Jim Henson’s cult-classic fantasy

REVIEW: ‘The Dark Crystal’ prequel recaptures Jim Henson’s cult-classic fantasy

Derek Catron

September 5, 2019

“The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” is the first good high-fantasy saga since “Game of Thrones” came to its disappointing end in May. In the age of CGI reboots, the uniquely authentic and unearthly world of Thra was recreated without following trends. A common mistake of rebooted franchises is a...

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