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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

Elizabeth Decicco, Author

All content by Elizabeth Decicco
MOVIES: Seth Rogen in Neighbors

MOVIES: Seth Rogen in “Neighbors”

Elizabeth DeCicco
May 14, 2014

Unlike his usual characters, witty Hollywood comedian Seth Rogen plays the role of a happy family man with a newborn, settling into a suburban neighborhood, but the plot eventually resembles the 1978 frat...

Power your mind with brain smoothies

Elizabeth DeCicco
May 14, 2014

As finals week arrives, and the weather heats up, studying and writing essays become a recurring burden. Finals are undeniably stressful and dreadful, which calls for a refresher that is fast, simple,...

Winko Ljizz shows off his skills during his own one-man-band show on Thursday. 

Mysterious one-man band a musical surprise

Elizabeth DeCicco
May 6, 2014

On the regularly quiet corner of J and 22nd Streets at hub of Midtown, a vibrant purple-painted and box-like truck stays lit during late night hours on the weekend.Behind the purple, velvet curtain and...

The Cronut: A crispy, sugar-drenched donut

Elizabeth DeCicco
April 29, 2014

The cronut is a registered trademark of where it was born, Dominique Ansel Bakery in Manhattan. The New York Post had declared Ansel as the “Willy Wonka of NYC.” Ansel created this sensational pastry to be innovative and creative for his bakery, and took him two months to develop the recipe, Ansel told USA Today.

For a sweet breakfast or snack, bake these very easy orange peel blueberry muffins on the grill in tin foil and savor with a cup of hot coffee or tea.

Orange peel muffins for the barbecue grill

Elizabeth DeCicco
April 22, 2014

For a sweet breakfast or snack, bake these very easy orange peel blueberry muffins on the grill in tin foil and savor with a cup of hot coffee or tea.

The higher altitude where quinoa is grown, the sweeter it can taste. According to the Huffington Post, quinoa was referred to as the sacred “mother seed” by the Inca, a historical South American culture. 

Gluten-free vegetarian recipe with Quinoa filled bell peppers

Elizabeth DeCicco
April 15, 2014

The higher altitude where quinoa is grown, the sweeter it can taste. According to the Huffington Post, quinoa was referred to as the sacred “mother seed” by the Inca, a historical South American culture. 

Centro’s “Asada De Puerco,” features organic pork from Homestead Natural meats and locally-grown vegetables from Produce Express.  

Farm-to-Fork plows its way into Sac culture

Elizabeth DeCicco
April 15, 2014

Centro’s “Asada De Puerco,” features organic pork from Homestead Natural meats and locally-grown vegetables from Produce Express. 

 

Lyft is a safe and friendly 24/7 ride-sharing service.

Looking for the magenta mustache on Saturday nights

Elizabeth DeCicco
April 8, 2014

Lyft is a safe and friendly 24/7 ride-sharing service.

Kappa Psi Epsilon sorority to host fourth annual benefit concert Thursday

Elizabeth DeCicco
March 18, 2014

In attempt to spread awareness of the local human trafficking crime, Filipino-based Kappa Psi Epsilon sorority will be hosting their fourth annual benefit concert event on Thursday , featuring speakers...

The Fiori pizza is taken out of the 800 degrees Fahrenheit oven after 5 minutes. 

Do-it-yourself pizza from Hot Italian

Elizabeth DeCicco
March 11, 2014

On the corner of Q and 16th Streets stands Hot Italian, a product of an Italian immigrant’s dream of opening a pizza restaurant in California.Co-owner Fabrizio Cercatore knows what makes a tasty, tempting...

Cook it yourself: Chicken Tinga street tacos

Elizabeth DeCicco
March 4, 2014

Chicken Tinga Street TacosA statistical demographic breakthrough arises this month—Hispanics outnumber the Caucasian plurality in California. Enjoying authentic Hispanic cooking becomes a good reason...

Oakland native Milton 510 Bowens shares work with Sac State

Elizabeth DeCicco
February 19, 2014

Artist Milton 510 Bowens, an Oakland native and fifth sibling of ten children, has become notably recognized across campus this month for his artistic talent and community engagement.Located on the University...

These red velvet brownies have a swirl of cheesecake and are great to give on Valentines Day or any other special holiday. 

Easy red velvet cheesecake-swirled brownies

Elizabeth DeCicco
February 14, 2014

For those who yearn for something tasty on Valentine’s Day this year, indulge a little and bake this simple dessert as a gift to your sweetheart, your roommate, or for yourself. Ingredients:For the...

Facebook celebrates its 10th birthday

Elizabeth DeCicco
February 5, 2014

One decade ago, a Harvard sophomore and aspiring computer programmer conceived what would be known as Facebook in his college dorm room.Co-founder Mark Zuckerberg said in his Facebook post honoring the...

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