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SHIAVON’S JAWN: No, I haven’t listened to the new Kanye

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Shiavon Chatman, Opinion Editor

October 28, 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.) Kanye West is a sellout to his people an...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: No Gina, you may not say the n-word

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Shiavon Chatman, Opinion Editor

October 21, 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.) Contains spoilers for “Avengers: Endga...

SHIAVONS JAWN: Don’t let a man without a passport say you’ve never been anywhere

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Shiavon Chatman, Opinion editor

October 14, 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’ve watched a lot of “Sex and the C...

SHIAVON’S JAWN PODCAST: Live from the newsroom

SHIAVON'S JAWN PODCAST: Live from the newsroom

Shiavon Chatman and Will Coburn

October 10, 2019

Last week, Tyler Perry opened his first studio in downtown Atlanta, making him the first Black person to fully own a film studio, but is this the best thing he could be doing in his community?  Shiavon and Adria Watson had an impromptu podcast live from the State Hornet newsroom where they talke...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: I was raised by a village that didn’t talk about feelings

Shiavon with her grandma circa 1996.

Shiavon Chatman

October 4, 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 was born on a Sunday morning in 1995 i...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: The greatest genre on Earth — hip-hop

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Shiavon Chatman, Opinion Editor

September 30, 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.) Hip-hop is the greatest genre to ever fl...

SHIAVON’S JAWN PODCAST: Stevante Clark on becoming ‘intellectually independent’

SHIAVON’S JAWN PODCAST: Stevante Clark on becoming 'intellectually independent'

Shiavon Chatman and Will Coburn

September 26, 2019

Part one of Shiavon’s long-form interview with Stevante Clark where they talk about the ways the death of his brother, Stephon Clark, changed his life. Music: Chabba from Filmstro.com ...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: You can’t be racist to white people

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Shiavon Chatman, Opinion editor

September 22, 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.) This past summer I visited some family i...

SHIAVON’S JAWN PODCAST: The first meeting of Sac State’s Chapter of the Lil’ Kim Defense Squad

SHIAVON’S JAWN PODCAST: The first meeting of Sac State’s Chapter of the Lil’ Kim Defense Squad

Shiavon Chatman and Will Coburn

September 19, 2019

The second part of last week’s discussion on “stan culture.” This week, Shiavon and former State Hornet news editor Adria are going deeper on stans, casting shade on The Shade Room and standing up for Lil’ Kim. Music: Chabba from Filmstro.com...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: Tinder is hell for Black women

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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...

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