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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 Roberts, Author

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Senior sociology major Desi De Necochea in the midst of the crowd at Outside Lands Festival on August 6, 2016.

Upcoming summer music festivals you don’t want to miss

Here are the top 6 music festivals coming to the West Coast
Alexis Roberts
May 17, 2018

With the weather getting warmer, here comes the season we have all been waiting for — festival season. The West Coast is home to many music festivals. Whether your favorite genre is hip hop, country,...

The American River bike trail is a great place to clear your head and relax after a stressful day of classes.

5 ways to de-stress before finals

Finals are important, but your mental health should come first
Storm Ray and Alexis Roberts
May 2, 2018

Finals are coming fast and it’s probably safe to say that just about everyone is stressed out. Exams, papers, presentations and projects are just a few of the many factors that continue to make us want...

5 spring makeup trends spreading on campus

5 spring makeup trends spreading on campus

Alexis Roberts, Tessa DeVere
March 29, 2018

As spring starts, the change in weather has brought changes to makeup trends. Whether you’re preparing for a night out or just a casual coffee date, makeup can add extra emphasis to anyone’s look....

Katherine Jolly, a nationally renowned opera singer, will be performing at Sacramento State on March 28. Photo courtesy of Katherine Jolly.

Nationally recognized soprano to perform at Sac State

Katherine Jolly returns to Sacramento for a guest performance Wednesday
Alexis Roberts
March 27, 2018

Katherine Jolly has been performing on opera and concert stages across the country for years. On March 28, she will be performing at Sacramento State’s Capistrano Music Hall at 8 p.m. Jolly said her...

Criminal Justice department chair Ernest Uwazie has been with the program for 27 years. As the program heads into its 50th year, Uwazie and the department look to make improvements.

Sac State criminal justice program to mark 50-year anniversary

Alexis Roberts
March 6, 2018

The Sacramento State criminal justice program is marking its 50-year anniversary this fall, striving to further implement its three-step plan for improvement. The plan includes globalizing its curriculum,...

“Fashion is the best outlet for expression,” junior Jorge Ruiz said. “I wasn’t hesitant on putting (overalls) on because I always feel comfortable about what I wear.” (Photo courtesy of Jorge Ruiz)

5 fashion trends to brighten your spring wardrobe

Alexis Roberts and Tessa DeVere
February 22, 2018

Spring will be here next month and many of us are still confused about whether it is smart to bring a jacket, wear shorts or break out the summer outfits. There are many different styles to choose from...

Sacramento State sophomore Louis Chabut backhands the ball to his Nevada opponent Sunday, Feb. 11 at the Sacramento State Courts.

Sac State men’s tennis falls 5-2 to Wolf Pack

Alexis Roberts
February 11, 2018

The men’s tennis team lost to the Nevada Wolf Pack 5-2 on Sunday afternoon at the Sacramento State Courts. The Hornets (1-5, 1-1 Big Sky Conference) started their day by losing two out of the three...

Sacramento State senior business administration major Willy Hoang, left, warms up with a barbell as he prepares for a squat session with the Sacramento State Stinger Barbell Club at The WELL.

Stinger Barbell Club helps individuals reach fitness goals

Alexis Roberts
February 6, 2018

The Stinger Barbell Club was founded to help students receive the tools they need to feel comfortable in the gym, build camaraderie and reach their fitness goals at Sacramento State. “We help people...

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