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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor
Alexis Hunt

Alexis Hunt, visuals editor

Alexis Hunt is the visuals editor for The State Hornet and a senior journalism major at Sac State. This is her second semester with The Hornet, and following graduation, Hunt hopes to pursue a career in photojournalism.
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[Photo] Swarm Report Week 12: Playoff Football, Causeway Cup & More

December 2, 2022

Made in Canva by Isaac Streeter

(FILE)Senior guard Kahlaijah Dean looks to evade UC Davis defenders in a 67-45 victory for Sac State on Nov. 22, 2022 at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento,CA. The Hornets are enjoying their first 5-1 start since the 2013-2014 season.

[Photo] Hornet women’s basketball goes 2-0 in Holiday Beach Classic

November 27, 2022

(FILE)Senior guard Kahlaijah Dean looks to evade UC Davis defenders in a 67-45 victory for Sac State on Nov. 22, 2022 at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento,CA. The Hornets are enjoying their first 5-1 start...

Junior forward Cameron Wilbon dribbling in front of a UC Davis defender Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022 at Golden One Center. A potential four-game winning game streak slipped out of the hands of Sac State’s men’s basketball team with an 82-71 loss against UC Davis in the Causeway Cup.

GALLERY: Miss the Causeway Cup? Swipe through our picture play-by-play

The Hornets women’s team took home a 67-45 win; the men’s walked away with an 82-71 loss.
November 27, 2022
Swipe through our photo gallery of the basketball Causeway Classic to see what you missed during the games.
Senior guard Zach Chappell goes up for a layup against UC Davis Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022, at Golden 1 Center. The Hornets were defeated by the Aggies 82-71 after a second-half comeback by UC Davis.

[Photo] Sac State men’s basketball falls to UC Davis 82-71 in Causeway Cup

November 24, 2022

Senior guard Zach Chappell goes up for a layup against UC Davis Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022, at Golden 1 Center. The Hornets were defeated by the Aggies 82-71 after a second-half comeback by UC Davis.

Nuts are a source of healthy fats and good brain food, according to Healthline. Being mindful of nutrition is important for students and their mental and physical well being.

[Photo] Fuel for the brain: The struggle with nutritional health

October 27, 2022

Nuts are a source of healthy fats and good brain food, according to Healthline. Being mindful of nutrition is important for students and their mental and physical well being.

Montana redshirt sophomore quarterback Kris Brown slips away from a tackle attempt at Hornet Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2022. Brown stepped up in relief of the injured redshirt sophomore Lucas Johnson, completing 16/31 attempts and one touchdown.

[Photo] RECAP: Sac State storms back against Montana in overtime thriller

October 23, 2022

Montana redshirt sophomore quarterback Kris Brown slips away from a tackle attempt at Hornet Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2022. Brown stepped up in relief of the injured redshirt sophomore Lucas Johnson,...

Protesters gather outside the Westfield Galleria in Roseville on Oct. 9, 2022. They were chanting “down with dictator,” and “say her name, Mahsa Amini,” to raise awareness of the protests in Iran following the death of a 22-year-old woman in the country.

Protests for Iranian women: The fight for basic human rights

Sacramento community members spread hope for Iranians
October 12, 2022
People all over the world are coming together to protest the death of Mahsa Amini in Iran. Protestors want to give hope to the people– especially women– in Iran.
Fashion professor Taylor Anderson poses inside the Sacramento State Library Gallery on Wednesday Oct. 5, 2022. Anderson utilized her knowledge and expertise as a museum curator to display the Sac State Costume Collection in this exhibit.

[Photo] ‘A labor of love’: 120 years of Sacramento fashion

October 5, 2022

Fashion professor Taylor Anderson poses inside the Sacramento State Library Gallery on Wednesday Oct. 5, 2022. Anderson utilized her knowledge and expertise as a museum curator to display the Sac State...

(Left to Right) Lauren Batoon, Paola Garcia, Natallie Melgoza, Ariana Tong and Tori Belardo pose together for a meeting at the University Union on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. These women are the executive members of Girl Gains, an on-campus chapter that focuses on female empowerment through fitness and nutrition.

[Photo] Sac State club empowers female strength in the gym

September 29, 2022

(Left to Right) Lauren Batoon, Paola Garcia, Natallie Melgoza, Ariana Tong and Tori Belardo pose together for a meeting at the University Union on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. These women are the executive...

The Sac State football team huddled during a timeout against Utah Tech Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022 at Hornet Stadium. The Hornets cruised to a 56-33 win over the Trail Blazers behind the play of Senior quarterback Asher O’Hara and sophomore running back Cameron Skattebo, who helped the Hornets combine for over 350 rushing yards.

[Photo] Sac State cruises to 56-33 victory over Utah Tech in season opener

September 4, 2022

The Sac State football team huddled during a timeout against Utah Tech Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022 at Hornet Stadium. The Hornets cruised to a 56-33 win over the Trail Blazers behind the play of Senior quarterback...

Participants take off moments after the starting whistle is blown on Thursday, April 28, 2022. This was the first in-person Sac State 5k Fun Run since 2019.

PHOTO GALLERY: On your mark, get set, Fun Run!

Sac State hosts its 14th annual 5k
May 5, 2022
Sac State’s Prehistoric Chase 5k treks through campus for the 14th annual Fun Run. See photos of the event and its participants here.

Best Of Sac State 2022: Elden Ring wins best video game

May 5, 2022

“Elden Ring” won Best Video Game at Sac State for 2022, only the second game to earn the title. The extremely popular game is the first open world title produced by “Dark Souls” developer Fromsoftware. Gameplay...

Participants end the “Out of the Darkness” campus walk at The WELL on Thursday, April 14, 2022. A banner was held by participants who led and identified the group.

‘You are not alone’: Out of the Darkness campus walk makes a triumphant return to Sacramento State

After a 2 year hiatus, the suicide prevention walk brings people together again
April 16, 2022

Hundreds of participants and students gathered around at The WELL as the rain pattered down on a cold, gloomy Thursday afternoon.  For the first time since the pandemic started, the Sacramento State...

Youth advocate Leander Loh stands outside of the WEAVE office on Thursday April 13, 2022. Loh will be the keynote speaker of the “Breaking out of the Box” seminar that will be held at the University Union on Tuesday, April 19.

[Photo] Who said real men don’t cry? Seminar aims to break toxic masculinity

April 16, 2022

Youth advocate Leander Loh stands outside of the WEAVE office on Thursday April 13, 2022. Loh will be the keynote speaker of the “Breaking out of the Box” seminar that will be held at the University...

Newly elected ASI Government candidates  pose for a group picture following the announcement of the voting results on Thursday April 7, 2022. The candidates will be serving their term from 2022-2023.

Sac State ASI election winners announced after voting draws 9.6% turnout

Salma Pacheco and Laura De la Garza Garcia win ASI presidential ticket
April 9, 2022

Students gathered Thursday inside the Elderberry and Beetle Room at Residence Hall at Sacramento State as loud music blared through the doors during a warm spring evening.  Members of Associated Students...

This dirt trail is located next to Guy West Bridge and runs along the American River. This spot shows off the natural scenery of campus and provides good leading lines. (Photo by Alexis Hunt)

Say cheese! Picture-perfect spots to take graduation photos at Sac State

April 4, 2022
Need inspiration to get the perfect grad photos? Check out this photo gallery featuring the best spots at Sac State to take photos.

State Hornet Broadcast: Women’s History Month Special

April 1, 2022
This week on The State Hornet Broadcast, Staffers Nadia Sabbaghian, Erick Amaya and Alexis Hunt highlight Women’s History Month
Discussing the journey of women of color in modern-day America: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT

Discussing the journey of women of color in modern-day America: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT

March 31, 2022
This episode of State Hornet Spotlight talks elevating women’s voices and discussing issues around inclusiveness and diversity. Tune in to learn more.
This year, there are 10 movies nominated for the Best Picture award. The Best Picture is known to be the highest honor at the Oscars.

OPINION- “And the Oscar goes to”: Sac State students weigh in on the best movies of 2021

March 25, 2022

With the 94th annual Academy Awards only a few days away, Sacramento State students weighed in on their favorite movies from 2021 and shared their opinions on which movies deserve an Oscar. One of the...

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