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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

Student news without fear or favor
Alex Muegge

Alex Muegge, copy editor

Alex Muegge is the copy editor for The State Hornet. This is his second semester with the paper and his third at Sac State. Previously, he worked as a staff writer for the ARC Current and was editor-in-chief of his high school paper: The Rio Mirada. He plans to work in the entertainment field to some extent, recently exploring the world of podcasting with his show “The Fanatic Fulcrum.” In his free time he enjoys watching movies and making new friends.
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Sacramento Black-owned comic franchise founder talks about inspiration, future: THE FANATIC FULCRUM

February 25, 2022
In the finale of “The Fanatic Fulcrum,” former copy editor Alex Muegge interviews Sacramento’s Impound Comics founder Brent “Trayce” Sands about his inspirations for the comic and future of the superhero franchise
Graphic created in Canva by Alex Muegge

Cosplay breeds androgynous, nonbinary discovery within Sac State student: THE FANATIC FULCRUM

December 13, 2021

Welcome to “The Fanatic Fulcrum,” a central hub where students, staff, faculty and people outside of Sacramento State alike can tackle the tough issues of today through a local news outlet. Oftentimes...

Provost Steve Perez speaks to the Faculty Senate in the University Union at Sacramento State on Thursday, March 12, 2020. Perez is departing Sac State to become interim president at San José State University, according to a SacSend from President Robert Nelsen. Photo of Perez taken by Rahul Lal. Graphic made in Canva by Ayaana Williams.

Sac State provost to depart university, serve as San José State interim president

Steve Perez to take over amid SJSU athletics sexual abuse lawsuit
November 22, 2021
Sacramento State Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Steve Perez will be departing the university effective Jan. 3 after over 20 years to become interim president at San José State University, according to a SacSend from Sac State President Robert Nelsen.
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Finding gender identity through theater: THE FANATIC FULCRUM

November 15, 2021

Welcome to “The Fanatic Fulcrum,” a hub for fans to express themselves.  Oftentimes in journalism a source might be a professional in a field. CNN interviews Dr. Anthony Fauci about COVID-19 and...

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Horror films galore: THE FANATIC FULCRUM

October 30, 2021

Welcome to the Halloween special of “The Fanatic Fulcrum.” This podcast was made exclusively for fans to express themselves. Oftentimes in journalism a source might be a professional in a field....

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Why do the Matterhorn bobsleds at Disneyland always break down?: THE FANATIC FULCRUM

October 9, 2021

Welcome to “The Fanatic Fulcrum,” which is (for the time being) The State Hornet’s newest podcast. This podcast is for fans to express themselves.  Oftentimes in journalism a source might be...

Sac State Police Chief Chet Madison Jr. responds to anti-racism, police brutality

September 21, 2021
New Sac State Police Chief Chet Madison Jr. sat down with The State Hornet to discuss student concerns and issues surrounding campus police. Watch the full video here:
The State Hornet’s copy editor Alex Muegge said Larry Elder’s decision to make the “L” in his surname the shape of the state of California for his campaign logo is an insult to Californians everywhere. Larry Elder by Gage Skidmore is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.

OPINION: Republican recall campaigns are a circus

A journalism major analyzes the arguments of California recall candidates
September 12, 2021
The top four recall candidates leading the polls have gone to some extreme measures to explain why they should be the next governor of California. Read here to learn the fallacies in their arguments.
Shang-Chi (Simu Liu), the master of unarmed weaponry-based Kung Fu, is forced to confront his past after being drawn into the Ten Rings organization. State Hornet reporter Alex Muegge gives his review of the film. (Photo: Disney©)

REVIEW: ‘Shang-Chi’ is a knockout

Marvel Studios’ latest film introduces new hidden, mystical world
September 4, 2021
Shang-Chi, Kung Fu and dragons, oh my! Read State Hornet reporter Alex Muegge’s review about how “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is one of the top tier Marvel films of all time here:
Loki (Tom Hiddleston) in Marvel Studios’ “Loki,” exclusively on Disney+. Loki is the first character to be gender fluid in the MCU, meaning their gender identity falls outside the binary construct. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios. ©Marvel Studios 2021. All rights reserved.

OPINION: It’s time for the Marvel universe to follow through on LGBTQ+ representation

Phase four promises diversity, but will it deliver?
June 28, 2021
Marvel fan and The State Hornet’s copy editor, Alex Muegge, calls out Marvel Studios for their lack of LGBTQ+ representation.
Sergeant Vincent Burton (left) of Sacramento State’s Police Department kneels on the neck of a cyclist for approximately 23 seconds while handcuffing him after Corporal Doug Nguyen (right) deployed his stun gun twice into the suspect on June 4, according to anonymous sources. Photo courtesy of Francisco Munoz.

Sac State campus police officer seen kneeling on man in video

Incident involving cyclists results in two arrests
June 23, 2021
An altercation between cyclists and Sacramento State’s police officers on campus resulted in the tasing, kneeling of a university police officer on a cyclist and arrest on June 4.
Anthony Mackie plays Falcon/Sam Wilson in Marvel Studios “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” on Disney+. Our copy editors debate over whether previously minor characters taking up major mantles is the direction the franchise should go. Photo by Chuck Zlotnick. © Marvel Studios 2020. All Rights Reserved.

Does ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ ending mean an MCU ‘reboot’?

Two copy editors duke it out in a ‘Civil War’
May 12, 2021
Copy editors Jordan Parker and Alex Muegge can do this all day. Read here as they tirelessly debate over whether or not the MCU is being rebooted.
Jesse Thorn’s virtual visit to Sac State: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT

Jesse Thorn’s virtual visit to Sac State: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT

Maximum Fun podcast network founder discusses life, career and industry
April 29, 2021
Last week, Maximum Fun podcast network founder Jesse Thorn met with State Hornet Editor-in-Chief Max Connor and Deputy Copy Editor Alex Muegge during a virtual live event to discuss his life and career as well as his advice on how to get into podcasting out of - or during! - college.
The State Hornet’s 2021 March Madness picks for most binge-worthy TV shows. Categories were made up from streaming services like Netflix, HBO Max, Disney+ and more. Graphic made in Canva.

STATE HORNET SPECIAL: Reacting to how you voted in State Hornet March Madness

Game of Thrones deserved better(?)
April 26, 2021
Thank you all for voting in last month’s State Hornet March Madness TV show event - now listen to arts & entertainment editor Nijzel Dotson and opinion editor Magaly Muñoz react to the results in today’s special edition of the State Hornet Podcast.
 Eason Donner (right) plays John as he struggles to cope with the death of his father figure Amos, played by Gregory Smith (left), in “Gone but Not Forgotten” in rehearsal at Ooley Theatre on Thursday, March 18, 2021. The short, one-act play was written by Scott Charles, a published author based in Sacramento.

Limelight turns to blue light as Sacramento theater now performs through the screen

Sac State alumna directs livestreamed plays from downtown this weekend
March 23, 2021
Stage actors will perform to an empty theatre and no applause in a local theater’s next livestreaming series.
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