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Unlucky in Love: The Best Heartbreak and Rejection Songs of the Decade

Unlucky in Love: The Best Heartbreak and Rejection Songs of the Decade

Patrick Walsh

December 12, 2019

The concept of “Sad Bastard Music” has appealed to me since I heard the term in the film “High Fidelity,” where John Cusack plays miserable record store owner Rob Gordon who is in the throes of a breakup.  As a means of processing his emotions or perhaps pushing them away altogether, Gordon...

OPINION: Women athletes should receive the same treatment as men

OPINION: Women athletes should receive the same treatment as men

Robyn Dobson

December 11, 2019

When I tried out for my high school softball team my freshman year, I was pleasantly surprised by the mediocre but freshly-dragged dirt infield and yellowish-green outfield.  In my defense, it was a big step-up from the small field nestled behind the abandoned middle school, complete with pothol...

OPINION: Top 10 most annoying songs of the decade

OPINION: Top 10 most annoying songs of the decade

Magaly Munoz

December 10, 2019

Music is an extremely vital art that brings everyone together, even if it’s to rant about how excruciatingly annoying certain songs are. These are the top 10 songs of the past decade that got on my nerves really quick 10. “Boyfriend” by Justin Bieber (2015) Listen y’all, I was a huge JB fan ...

OPINION: Top 10 movies of the decade

OPINION: Top 10 movies of the decade

Jonah Salazar and Derek Catron

December 10, 2019

The 2010s were a landmark time for cinema. State Hornet opinion staffers Jonah Salazar and Derek Catron sat down to discuss their favorite movies of the decade, by year. Derek’s Top Movies of the Decade 2010 – Shutter Island (IMDb: 8.1/10, My Score: 9/10) “Shutter Island” is one of the greate...

REVIEW: ‘The Irishman’ paints Frank Sheeran’s side of the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa

REVIEW: ‘The Irishman’ paints Frank Sheeran’s side of the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa

Jonah Salazar

December 9, 2019

This review contains spoilers for Netflix’s “The Irishman.” My go-to grading scale for mafia movies relies heavily on a single factor: how badly I wanted to join the mob after I finished watching it. Best said by Ray Liotta’s Henry Hill in ”Goodfellas,” “As far back as I can remember, ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sac State’s removal of Cal Fit should have come sooner

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sac State’s removal of Cal Fit should have come sooner

Chris Patterson

December 9, 2019

This is a letter to the editor from Chris Patterson, an adjunct faculty member with the Sacramento State Communication Studies Department. This letter is in response to a recent story from The State Hornet about the university’s decision to remove California Family Fitness as a tabling vendor on c...

OPINION: BEST OF THE DECADE: Defining Songs of the Decade

OPINION: BEST OF THE DECADE: Defining Songs of the Decade

Kayla Brown

December 7, 2019

Music is a big part of our culture, and the popular style of music defines decades. The ’70s had disco, the ’80s had glam rock, the ’90’s had grunge and the 2000s had pop and R&B. But this past decade has had a mixture of different popular styles, from pop to country to alternative, so i...

SHIAVON’S JAWN PODCAST: Do you know slang from New York?

SHIAVON’S JAWN PODCAST: Do you know slang from New York?

Will Coburn and Shiavon Chatman

December 5, 2019

In this week’s episode of Shiavon’s Jawn, podcast host and opinion editor Shiavon Chatman sits down with copy editor Robbie Pierce and opinion writer Jonah Salazar to play a Jawn-style edition of “two truths and a lie.” Shiavon picked nine New York-based slang terms and Robbie and Jonah had to...

OPINION: Our favorite albums of 2019

OPINION: Our favorite albums of 2019

Brooke Uhlenhop

December 3, 2019

2019 was a big year for music and a good one at that.  Scrolling through my music library I see all these albums that came out and forget they came out this year, either because so much was released or because I listen to them so much they feel like they have been out forever.  A lot of artis...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: 5 lessons my mother taught me

SHIAVON’S JAWN: 5 lessons my mother taught me

Shiavon Chatman, Opinion Editor

December 2, 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.) My mom. My mommy. Ma dukes. My friend. ...

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