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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
Angela Rodriguez

Angela Rodriguez, staff writer

Angela Rodriguez joined The State Hornet spring 2021 as a staff writer on the general assignment desk. In her hometown of Hughson, she interned at the local paper, Hughson Chronicle, as a columnist. In her free time, she enjoys binge-watching TV sitcoms and online shopping.

All content by Angela Rodriguez
(L-R) Charlotte, Elliotte, Ashley, and Juliette Frost pose together in the quad near the library on March 31, 2022. Frost said she hopes her graduation will also be a celebration for her daughters and not just for herself.

Sac State students struggle to find balance between school and motherhood

Tyra Green and Angela Rodriguez
April 6, 2022

While every student’s experience is different throughout their educational career, the student mothers of Sacramento State have made some unique sacrifices involving both their education and families. Victoria...

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

Pastels, floral prints and the ‘60s and ‘70s are in
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.
Kayla Le’Vias says she is inspired by singer and businesswoman Rihanna and that Rihanna has helped her gain confidence in anything she chooses to wear. Photo courtesy of Kayla Le’Vias.

SFA officers commemorate female fashion icons for Women’s History Month

They thank businesswomen, social media influencers and family members.
Angela Rodriguez
March 31, 2021
Read about the women that influenced the members of the SFA to embrace their unique characters and be confident in who they are.
A digital rendering of the renovated SAFE Credit Union Performing Arts Center, which will now serve as a location for large-scale events such as conventions, conferences, and statewide events. Render by David Jones. Photo courtesy of SAFE Credit Union Perfect Arts Center.

Renovated SAFE Credit Union Performing Arts Center to reopen summer 2021

Additional seating, expanded restrooms, L Street entrance among new features
Angela Rodriguez
March 10, 2021
Broadway On Tour is still scheduled to arrive at the newly renovated SAFE Credit Union performing Arts Center this fall. Read about all the changes you can expect upon your next visit.
This year, Sacramento and the wourld is celebrating Valentine’s Day a little bit differently due to the COVID-19 pandemic. From live outdoor music to antique marketplaces and online couples painting lessons, there’s no shortage of romantic escapades this weekend.

Valentine’s Day events to attend this weekend virtually or in-person

Couples are invited to partake in baking, painting, drinking and more
Angela Rodriguez
February 12, 2021
Local businesses in the Sacramento area will be hosting small events that you and your valentine can attend. These events include painting, drinking, eating, and more.
The Pan-African flag is made up of red, black and green stripes; the Black Power movement is symbolized by a fist. Several virtual events will be held in February to celebrate Black History Month.

Black History Month: 7 virtual, socially-distanced events in Sacramento

Events include movie nights, pop-ups, discussions and bonfires
Angela Rodriguez
February 5, 2021
The Black community of Sacramento is coming together to celebrate Black History Month with these free virtual and socially-distanced events.
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