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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor


Sac State professor Daniel Bethel stands between Caleveras and Alpine Hall holding the first four volumes of his comic Long John on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Bethel said he’s proud of these books because they reflect the two things he loves doing: English and art.

Sac State English professor by day, self-proclaimed ‘Comicker’ by night

Jack Freeman and Collin Houck May 17, 2022

On a cold night in 2001, Sac State professor Daniel Bethel laid in his bed having a dream that would change his life forever. “It was a super stylized comic-style dream,” Bethel said. “I had no...

(L-R) Pat and Bill Dorman, June 1990. The two met as students at Sacramento State in the early 60s. (Photo courtesy, Jan Haag)

‘He thought that journalism was a sacred calling’: Remembering late Sacramento State professor

Casey Rafter May 16, 2022

With a career as a journalism and government instructor at Sacramento State that spanned over four decades, Bill Dorman’s impact on students and the university reverberates across demographics.  When...

Freshman shortstop Nikki Barboza posing at Shea Stadium on Monday, May 16, 2022. Barboza has a batting average of .316 this season.

Sac State softball shortstop thrived in her first season despite the positional switch

Spencer Fielding May 16, 2022
Nikki Barboza’s confidence as a freshman grew all season long. Through the various changes in her game, she still strives to get better.
Sophomores Cesar Valero (left) and Josh Rolling pose in a tree near the River Front Center on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. Both Valero and Rolling transferred to Sac State as sophomores and have found a spot in the Hornets lineup.

Sac State baseball sparks friendship for two slugging sophomores

Dylan McNeill and John Cabales May 15, 2022
On and off the field, Josh Rolling and Cesar Valero’s relationship cuts deep. Read it here:”
“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” premiered in theaters on May 6, 2022. The film is an essential part of Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) timeline. Movie poster courtesy of Marvel Studios

Review: ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’

Jenelle Lum, Staff Writer May 13, 2022
‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ is “Spider-Man” and “The Evil Dead” director Sam Raimi’s first outing in the Marvel cinematic universe. Find out how Marvel’s first horror movie continues the MCU Phase 4 storyline.
Women in Business board members (From top to bottom) Tamara Muomua, Shivani Kumar, Harmeen Kaur, Karina Garza Plasencia. The goal of Women in Business is to provide female business majors at Sac State with resources and opportunities to boost their professional development, according to its board members. Photo by Uche Esomonu)

All-female club seeks to reclaim business field for women

Uche Esomonu May 13, 2022

Sacramento State senior business administration major Midori Dobson learned how intimidating it can be as the only woman in a classroom after taking a finance class where the number of women could be counted...

Raven Vance, an anthropology major in her junior year, stands next to her soap and bath products at the Stinger Expo on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Vance said that while bath bombs are usually the top sellers, her bar soaps were her most popular item at the event.

Inaugural Stinger Expo brings student entrepreneurship market to campus

Collin Houck, staff writer May 11, 2022
Sac State student entrepreneurship program The Hive hosts its first Stinger Expo for student vendors to showcase their businesses.
Dawson Bacho posing in the bleachers at the Sac State baseball field. Bacho is set to graduate this spring after a tremendous career at Sac State.

Living The Dream: How baseball impacted Dawsen Bacho and his family

Collin Houck May 11, 2022
Dawsen Bacho and his impact on Sac State Baseball. How the senior catcher’s legacy will live on and off the field.
Communications studies major Charlene Francisco poses in front of the water fountain on the library quad on Friday, April 22, 2022. Francisco spent the day promoting the Christian Brotherhood International club that she is a member of.

Sac state grads frustrated over quantity of commencement tickets

Hugo Quintanilla May 10, 2022

As the semester is coming to an end, many seniors are preparing to graduate. There's been one question asked as seniors prepare for their commencement. Why just six tickets?  Some Sacramento State...

Graduating hospitality major Hannah Rowles dons her graduation gear outside of the Athletic Center on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Following commencement guidelines, Rowles has decorated her cap to read “And so the planning begins,” with a line of sports balls to line up with her future career plans, she said.

FAQ: Get informed on the first in-person commencement in 3 years

Casey Rafter May 9, 2022

Graduates, grab your caps and gowns and get ready to kiss Sac State goodbye! With just 11 days left until the first ceremony, The State Hornet has all of the most important information you’ll need...

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