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The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Illustration concept by Khalil Bourgoub

Khalil’s Virtual Venue: A Post-Vaccine Posse Cut Playlist

Khalil Bourgoub April 28, 2021
Music beat writer Khalil Bourgoub started a new column called Khalil’s Virtual Venue and made a playlist for vaccinated friend groups reuniting.
Anthony Hopkins in “The Father”. Hopkins won the Best Actor award at this year’s Oscars but his win left the ceremony on an odd note. Photo courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.

OPINION: So… those Oscars, huh?

Bradley Hinkson April 26, 2021

It’s going to be hard to discuss the Oscars without going straight into the ending. To be honest, Anthony Hopkins’ Best Actor win for “The Father” isn’t too surprising or even undeserved....

Level Up with Shelby: The gaming community is still as toxic as ever

Level Up with Shelby: The gaming community is still as toxic as ever

Shelby Tolly April 20, 2021
“Level Up with Shelby” starts off with a discussion on how the gaming community is still toxic to women and if the community can mend this.
Evan Jonigkeit as Greg in 20th Century Studios’ THE EMPTY MAN. Photo by Ilze Kitshoff. © 2020 20th Century Studios. All Rights Reserved.

OPINION: It’s time to join the hive of ‘The Empty Man’

Bradley Hinkson April 15, 2021
‘The Empty Man’ was released late last year and was met with a disastrous release. Though with it now being more readily available, the film has started to gain a cult audience online and opinion writer Bradley Hinkson is here to discuss why it deserves it.
Graphic made in Canva.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sac State has listened to students in fall 2021 instruction decisions

Noah Marty April 12, 2021
Sacramento State Associated Students, Inc., President Noah Marty responds to The State Hornet’s editorial about a lack of student feedback for Sac State’s fall 2021 instruction.
OPINION: 5 low-key ways to combat hustle culture before finals

OPINION: 5 low-key ways to combat hustle culture before finals

Sydney Roll April 8, 2021
Working hard, yet feel like you’re hardly working? State Hornet staff writer Sydney Roll argues that could be a result of toxic hustle culture, and presents ways to pull yourself out of the cycle of feeling like your actions are never enough.
Photo by Dominic Vitiello, graphic by Mercy Sosa

EDITORIAL: Sac State students should be more involved in fall 2021 instruction decisions

State Hornet Editorial Board April 1, 2021

Correction: The original version of this story stated that Sacramento State administration had made no attempt to reach out to students for their opinions on fall 2021 instruction modalities. We have since...

OPINION: Spongebob’s top 5 most underrated songs

OPINION: Spongebob’s top 5 most underrated songs

Shelby Tolly April 1, 2021
Opinion writer Shelby Tolly argues that SpongeBob is the best singer of our generation and shares what she thinks are his top five songs — it’s hard to prove her wrong.
A collection of albums featured in a playlist for a spring break road trip Khalil Bourgoub put together, showing, clockwise from top left, “Malibu” by Anderson .Paak, “Ultra Ego” by Feed Me Jack, “In Rainbows” by Radiohead and “Random Access Memories” by Daft Punk.

10 perfect songs for a spring break road trip

Khalil Bourgoub March 24, 2021
Put the first half of the semester behind you with this spring break playlist from music beat writer Khalil Bourgoub.
From left to right, Aquaman, played by Jason Momoa, Wonder Woman, played by Gal Gadot, and Cyborg, played by Ray Fisher, team up in director Zack Snyders cut of Justice League. It’s not just the stronger development that brings a lot of emotion in the Snyder Cut, it’s also the way the film explores the idea of finding hope through unity. Photo courtesy of HBO Max.

REVIEW: Yes, ‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ rules

Bradley Hinkson March 22, 2021
The infamous ‘Snyder Cut’ that has been the talk of the internet for years has finally arrived. Opinion writer Bradley Hinkson discusses the new version of “Justice League” and how it stands as its own strong piece of superhero entertainment.
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