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Best of Sac State 2021

Best of Sac State 2021

Max Connor and Chris Wong May 10, 2021
This is the fifth year that The State Hornet has conducted our “Best of Sac State” poll, where we reached out to our audience to find out what some of their favorite aspects of Sac State are, what they missed the most about not being on campus and the best of pop culture from the last year.
Illustration concept by Khalil Bourgoub

Khalil’s Virtual Venue: Alternative Rock Subgenres

Khalil Bourgoub May 9, 2021
Exploring some of the weirder subgenres of rock with music beat writer Khalil Bourgoub.
From Bermuda shorts to handbags and sandals, Sac State fashion students Marisa Rodgers, Diana Gonzalez and Joana Pereda share their tips on how to dress in style this Spring. (Graphic made in Canva)

5 trends Sac State fashion students are wearing this spring

Angela Rodriguez May 7, 2021
It’s time to put away the winter layers and pull out this season’s fashion essentials. Some of Sac State’s fashion-driven students discuss all the spring fashion trends and how you can elevate your looks this season.
(Left to right) My-Thy Nguyen, Marietess Masulit and Yee Thao discuss their experiences dealing with anti-Asian racism due to xenophobic rhetoric tied to the COVID-19 pandemic. The State Hornet spoke with members of the Asian American community at Sac State about what they have experienced since the start of the pandemic.

Asian Sac State students, faculty share experiences navigating racism during the pandemic

Estefany Nuñez May 7, 2021
With the increase of anti-Asian targeted attacks tied to the COVID-19 pandemic, The State Hornet spoke with members of the Asian American community at Sac State about their experiences with anti-Asian racism during the pandemic.
Multimedia virtual art exhibit to feature ‘Expressions for Social Justice’

Multimedia virtual art exhibit to feature ‘Expressions for Social Justice’

Katerina Graziosi May 6, 2021
Sac State’s Center on Race, Immigration and Social Justice will host a multimedia virtual art exhibit in response to “unequal freedoms” – the systemic and social inequalities faced by marginalized communities.
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REVIEW: “The Mitchells vs. The Machines” is fittingly eccentric and heartfelt

Bradley Hinkson May 5, 2021
‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’ is a new animated film about the offbeat Mitchells family being humanity’s last hope of saving the world from a robot apocalypse, and opinion writer Bradley Hinkson discusses how the film is a delight for its animation and heart.
Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen announced stimulus funds will be distributed to students in the fall during an Associated Students, Inc. working board meeting Wednesday, May 5, 2021. Nelsen said $50 million in federal funds has been allocated in total to help students with their basic needs. Screenshot taken via Zoom.

Nelsen announces another round of direct payments to Sac State students in fall

Michael Pacheco May 5, 2021
Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen announced stimulus funds will be distributed to students in the fall as $50 million in federal funds is allocated to help students with their basic needs.
Sacramento State is searching for the next chief of police after current chief Mark Iwasa announced his retirement. Vice President for Administration Jonathan Bowman said the search committee hopes to make a decision by the end of the spring semester or at the end of this coming summer.

Sac State’s police chief search continues amid criticism of recruiting firm

Alec Ramey and Mengting Tian May 5, 2021
After current Sacramento State police chief Mark Iwasa announced he will be retiring this summer, Sacramento State is searching for its next police chief.

Sac State graduation photographers provide inspiration for upcoming graduation shoots

Alan Trinidad May 3, 2021

Graduation season is upon us and graduating seniors are preparing to say their final goodbyes to Sacramento State. This also means that many seniors are planning out their graduation photoshoots. These...

Sociology student at Chico State Melys Bonifacio-Jerez, left, stands next to protester Guillermo Marsh at the May Day Car Caravan in support of defunding university police at Sacramento State’s Police Department on Saturday, May 1, 2021. CSU Students For Quality Education demanded removal of university police on the 23 CSU campuses during the Caravan.

Sac State community calls for CSU to defund university police at caravan

Tara Gnewikow May 1, 2021
California State University Students for Quality Education and the California Faculty Association hosted a May Day Car Caravan at Sacramento State on Saturday in support of defunding university police across all California State Universities.
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