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OPINION: ‘Star Wars’ — an everlasting legacy between siblings

OPINION: ‘Star Wars’ — an everlasting legacy between siblings

Reanna Simmons

May 17, 2019

The moment Luke Skywalker lost his right hand in his second interaction with Darth Vader in Cloud City, my heart sunk. I was 8 years old when I was first introduced to the original Star Wars trilogy. I sat in the loveseat in my grandpa’s house wide-eyed, confused and anxious. This was one of my favor...

REVIEW: ‘Cobra Kai’ season 2 is an excellent journey from beginning to end

REVIEW: ‘Cobra Kai’ season 2 is an excellent journey from beginning to end

Robert Moon

May 6, 2019

WARNING: Spoilers for “Cobra Kai” seasons one and two. After all of the community posts, trailers and a year of waiting, season two of “Cobra Kai” is finally here. Cobra Kai continues 34 years after the plot of the original “Karate Kid” movie and includes returning characters including Daniel ...

REVIEW: Taylor Swift leaves her ‘Reputation,’ moves on to ‘ME!’

REVIEW: Taylor Swift leaves her ‘Reputation,’ moves on to ‘ME!’

Reanna Simmons

May 1, 2019

Taylor Swift has finally taken the initiative to move on from her “Reputation” era since she finished her tour for the album by releasing her new single “ME!” on Thursday, featuring Brendon Urie of Panic! at the Disco. Prior to the release, Swift was dropping subtle hints via Instagram. Her pos...

REVIEW: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ is a love letter to Marvel’s biggest fans

REVIEW: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ is a love letter to Marvel’s biggest fans

Robyn Dobson

April 28, 2019

This review contains spoilers for “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers: Endgame.” 21 movies and 11 years later, the long-awaited conclusion of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Infinity saga is finally here. “Avengers: Endgame” officially hit theaters Friday and yes, I was one of those people ...

TESTIMONIAL: How my mother’s death led me to Sac State

TESTIMONIAL: How my mother’s death led me to Sac State

Cory Jaynes, Digital editor

April 27, 2019

After my mom’s death, I didn’t let myself truly cry, ugly cry, until the band started to play at the end of her memorial. I was home alone with my mom when she collapsed in the kitchen. Believing that it was another fainting spell due to low blood sugar, I helped her onto the living room couch ...

EDITORIAL: Goodbye, print

EDITORIAL: Goodbye, print

The State Hornet Editorial Board

April 23, 2019

2019 marks a big change for The State Hornet — we’re celebrating the 70th anniversary of our formation as Sacramento State’s campus news organization, and as the school year draws to a close, we will transition to an online-only publication. To celebrate this monumental change, we’re revisiting what we ...

REVIEW: Beyoncé shows she has no true competitor in ‘Homecoming’

REVIEW: Beyoncé shows she has no true competitor in  ‘Homecoming’

Shiavon Chatman

April 20, 2019

I was 10 years old when I saw Destiny’s Child perform live in my hometown of Albany, New York. "Excited" didn’t fit the magnitude of the electricity running through my veins. I knew every song. My rhythm-deficient body (sort of) knew the moves, and I was ready. I wasn’t just a fan. I’ve...

SPICY TAKES: How can I get my life together and stay clean off these boys so I can heal?

SPICY TAKES: How can I get my life together and stay clean off these boys so I can heal?

Sierra Savage, Distribution manager

April 18, 2019

Reader be advised: Sierra’s Spicy Takes is, as the kids might say, NSFW. Read at your own discretion. This is a continuation of last week’s Spicy Take. Last week, Sierra discussed how to overcome trauma from a sexually abusive relationship. Everybody goes through some sort of trauma. I want to personally thank Body Betrayal for choosing to share h...

REVIEW: Season 2 of ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ left me with mixed emotions

REVIEW: Season 2 of ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ left me with mixed emotions

Reanna Simmons

April 11, 2019

Spoiler warning for all seasons of “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.” I have a love and hate relationship with the new season of the “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.” In season two, which recently came out on Netflix, Sabrina Spellman is back with the chilling events of her half mortal-half w...

EDITORIAL: Celebrating the best — and worst — of Sac State

EDITORIAL: Celebrating the best — and worst — of Sac State

The State Hornet Editorial Board

April 11, 2019

It’s spring at Sacramento State, and that means it’s our favorite time of year — when we ask our readers to celebrate what defines our campus in our annual Best of Sac State poll. And though we may laugh as we choose the most iconic Herky outfit and reminisce on our favorite Phlagleblast memory a...

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