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The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor
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

Daniel Magalit, Author

All content by Daniel Magalit

Talking about racism is like a telephone

December 1, 2015

Not too long ago, Sacramento State held a panel discussion called "Engaging Racism." As college students and the future of our country, we should be having this conversation, and we should be engaging...

Graphic by Rachel Rosenbaum and Pierce Grohosky

Slut-shaming becoming less and less accepted

September 2, 2015

In a culture in which society blames victims for their circumstances and tells women to wear clothing that will not provoke men to lust after them, "slut-shaming" has become a common practice.The term...

Why you should not vote for Donald Trump

September 1, 2015

This is a plea. A plea for everyone and anyone that is able to vote. A plea for NO ONE to vote for Donald Trump.Trump has proven, on many occasions, that he is racist, xenophobic, sexist and most prominently,...

Activist serves to empower all women

April 9, 2015

Aisha Engle is a multifaceted woman; she is an activist, mother, scholar and a self-described victorious survivor. In a world where women seem so marginalized and woman of color are even more disenfranchised,...

Author influences students

February 23, 2015

Angela Davis is one of the most prominent figures in American history her story, transcends the average activist, feminist and social commentator.At the University of the Pacific on Feb. 17, her lecture...

Mugshot of Peter Samuels, the male arrested for refusing to leave campus after creating a health hazard with his defecation and urination. He was issued a notice of trespassing and taken to Sacramento County Main Jail

Male defecates and urinates on Solano stairwell, arrested for refusing to leave

February 13, 2015

Sacramento State police arrested a male who defecated and urinated on the stairwell of Solano Hall at approximately 5:36 a.m.The suspect, Samuel Peters, was taken to Sacramento County Main Jail when he...

Insta-Queer allows diverse students to mingle

February 13, 2015

Organizations that provide safe zones for people to freely express themselves are crucial to those that may be struggling with aspects of their identity, or just do not feel comfortable being themselves...

Delgreta Brown - The Perfect Blackness

Delgreta Brown spreads peace through her art

February 5, 2015

Sacramento State is kicking off Black History Month with an evoking art exhibit. Delgreta Brown, the featured artist of the month, is showcasing her contemporary artistry in hopes to shed a more positive...

Black History Month events at Sac State

February 2, 2015

Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in American...

MLK365 march unites the community

January 29, 2015

As people marched from Sacramento City College to the state Capitol and finally to the Sacramento Convention Center, Jan. 19 became more than a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr; It was a day of solidarity...

Soul artist Goapele strives to inspire others

December 11, 2014

Though she may be comparable to artists like Erykah Badu and Lauryn Hill, this singer-songwriter is definitely holding her own in the musical world. Goapele, hailing from Oakland, California is no longer...

Cosmic Vibe creates genre for positive change

December 5, 2014

Spreading positive energy and propagating messages of love, the Cosmic Vibe record label is just one of many business ventures of the Shinshuri Foundation that are meant to support not only tuition free...

Unique band Ideateam creates buzz

December 4, 2014

Instrumental band creates a buzz about town. Ideateam's ensemble of music is extraordinary, complete with an epic band of nine guys and a full complement of instruments, ranging from horns to guitars...

The ignorance of social media

December 3, 2014

Recently, The Sacramento Bee posted images and a few articles on its Facebook page about protests throughout the country the night Darren Wilson was not indicted.As I read comments like, “Brown’s parents...

Australian band brings sound to U.S. stages

November 17, 2014

Iggy Azalea is not the only Australian artist shining in the U.S.; The Sunpilots have been rocking American stages recently and have a three-month tour with 70 shows in 34 states.The Sunpilots left Australia...

Review: The emancipation of Hank and Cupcakes

November 10, 2014

The Israeli duo Hank & Cupcakes are back with a new album and are currently on tour promoting themselves as an independent band after leaving the BMG record label.After leaving Israel in 2008 to make it...

As of Nov. 1, the name and cherished underground bar will have turned its lights out for the last time.

Popular music venue leaves K Street

November 5, 2014

The end of an era and a musical tie to the community.The Blue Line light rail practically runs over it every day; below street level lies a bar and concert venue where dozens of up-and-coming bands have...

A band of four brothers

October 30, 2014

Four brothers--no, not like the movie--but the four Baggaley brothers that make up the band Brown Shoe, were in town from the Los Angeles area for Saturday night’s show at the Blue Lamp.The Blue Lamp...

Open Mic Night gives students a voice

October 23, 2014

Janelle Monáe, Drake and Lauryn Hill were all there -- in spirit at least. One could even feel Maya Angelou’s presence in the Multi-Cultural Center where political statements and hope-filled words took...

Action and community take center stage at Org. Night.

October 9, 2014

Community, unity and action were the main themes of Black Organization Night at Sacramento State on Oct. 3. and made it clear that even the smallest action could have a huge impact.Org. Night was held...

Hip-hop and rap genre: a cultural revolution

October 9, 2014

Hip-hop and rap today is not the same as yesteryear’s. The differences in hip-hop today and hip-hop then, is most discernible in lyrical content, the production of sounds and possibly in the lack of...

Music and moods

October 1, 2014

Music has been known to evoke emotion in people, but can it also alter one’s mood? Sacramento State students and staff may have the answer and an explanation.“Yes, songs can definitely change moods,...

Rock lives on at Aftershock 2014

September 29, 2014

California native, Dig The Kid and Italy’s, Lacuna Coil rocked out at Discovery Park in Sacramento for Monster Energy’s, Aftershock.Limp Bizkit, Tech N9ne and Godsmack are just a few that headlined...

Bibbs teaches history of black composers

September 17, 2014

Black composers have been a part of the classical genre for close to two centuries.Susheel Bibbs, Ph.D, has brought new light to some of the hidden history of black people through her music and films.Sacramento...

OneCard: more than a bad photo

September 10, 2014

Sacramento State ID cards are more than just a bad photo, they are also a student’s key to services and money saving opportunities.According to the OneCard website, students can use their OneCard as...

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