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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor
Blynn Beltran

Blynn Beltran, multimedia reporter

Blynn Beltran is a multimedia reporter for The State Hornet. He covers esports and video games. He likes to play video games and basketball.

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The State Hornet talked to internship coordinators, professors and other faculty from several departments who are very aware of the difficulty of finding jobs, especially during the times we are living through. Graphic made in Canva.

Graduating during a pandemic…what now?

A guide to networking and finding a job from Sac State faculty
May 18, 2021
We talked to internship coordinators, professors and other faculty from several departments about the next steps graduates should take to find jobs and build their network.

[Video] Job advice for computer science department graduates

May 18, 2021
Sacramento State’s lead internship and professional program coordinator talks about tips on how to get internships and jobs with your computer science degree.

[Video] STATE HORNET NEWS: Sac State administers COVID-19 vaccine, new ASI president and more

April 19, 2021

On this edition of State Hornet news, Sac State begins COVID-19 vaccination to students on campus, and Samantha Elizalde wins election for ASI president with 55% of votes. As a result of the pandemic,...

[Video] One year after COVID-19, Sac State rugger moves on

Rugby player speaks on team’s success, how quarantine took it away
April 8, 2021

Sac State senior Ronald June Walker helped lead the Hornets Rugby Club to a win in the PAC West Rugby Conference Sevens and a spot at the nationals. After a year of sports restrictions, he speaks on his...

[Video] Female athletes, coaches share stories of women who influenced them

March 31, 2021

For Women's History Month, we asked three women, two coaches and one player, in the Sac State Athletics program about their female influences and why they made a difference in their lives.

[Video] Sac State students share their Tinder experiences during COVID

March 30, 2021

Tinder can be a weird and funny way to meet new people, especially during a pandemic. We went on campus and asked Sac State students to share what they’ve seen on Tinder.

Interim assistant volleyball coach Courtney Hornsby after a home game against Eastern Washington at the the Nest on Saturday, March 6, 2021. As a Sac State senior, Hornsby was a second team All-Big Sky selection while leading the conference with a .369 hitting percentage.

[Photo] Sac State alumna Courtney Hornsby returns as assistant volleyball coach

March 10, 2021

Interim assistant volleyball coach Courtney Hornsby after a home game against Eastern Washington at the the Nest on Saturday, March 6, 2021. As a Sac State senior, Hornsby was a second team All-Big Sky...

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins threatens to quit Fortnite because of an alleged “stream sniping” incident during a Fortnite stream on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. He said he was “stream striped,”which is when another player mid-game watches a popular streamer to gain a competitive advantage against that streamer. (Screenshot via Ninja’s Twitch).

OPINION: People are being racist in your chat, Ninja. Do something.

Not fighting racism is 'such a weak mindset'
March 9, 2021
“Gaming influencers with large followings, especially those with young and impressionable kids, need to step up and take responsibility for what happens in their streams,” says Blynn Beltran on stream gamer Ninja’s latest message to parents.
Sac State senior Hermont Legaspi rallies as Saint Mary’s leads this singles match on Friday, March 5, 2021 at the Sac State courts. Legaspi won his singles match but fell in the doubles match with partner Michael Vizcarra.

[Photo] Swarm Report March 5: Sac State men’s basketball falls short, baseball gets close win and softball splits a doubleheader.

March 6, 2021

Sac State senior Hermont Legaspi rallies as Saint Mary’s leads this singles match on Friday, March 5, 2021 at the Sac State courts. Legaspi won his singles match but fell in the doubles match with partner...

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STATE HORNET BUZZED: The video game episode

March 5, 2021
This week on State Hornet: Buzzed, podcast editor Robbie Pierce talks first, favorite and most underrated video games with opinion staffer Shelby Tolly, esports beat reporter Colby Case and multimedia reporter Blynn Beltran.
Sac State Freshman Liam Liles chases a return during a doubles match on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021. The tennis team dropped their third match in a row bringing their record to 1-5 on the season.

[Photo] Weekend Swarm Report: Baseball completes sweep and track starts strong

March 1, 2021

Sac State Freshman Liam Liles chases a return during a doubles match on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021. The tennis team dropped their third match in a row bringing their record to 1-5 on the season.

Sacramento PC gaming group members talk gaming during COVID-19 quarantine

February 22, 2021

Gaming has helped many students pass the time and the COVID-19 quarantine certainly freed some for a lot of people in California. These Sac State members of the Sacramento PC Gaming Group share how their...

Don’t know what League is? This crash course in League of Legends will teach you most of what you need to know to get started with one of the most popular esports games out there.

In two minutes: A crash course in League of Legends

February 15, 2021
Don’t know what League is? This crash course on Riot Games’ League of Legends will teach you most of what you need to know to get started with one of the most popular esports games out there.
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