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Evan Patocka

Evan Patocka, Podcast Staffer

(he/him)

Evan Patocka is a senior majoring in communication studies and minoring in journalism. A native of San Diego, he joined The State Hornet in fall 2023. He hopes to pursue a career in sports broadcasting.

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The State Hornet Podcast #2: Black History Month special

Evan Patocka and Wan-Ling Yang
February 19, 2024
Podcast staffers Evan Patocka and Wendy Yang talk about past articles on The State Hornet that represent the Black community and culture.
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Beyond the Hive Ep. #6: Battle Across The Pond

Aliza Imran and Evan Patocka
February 13, 2024
Hosts Evan Patocka and Aliza Imran take it back to 1776, a classic UK vs USA battle where they compare the differences between both countries.
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Anything But Sports! Ep. 1: Devin Gandy’s Day in the Life

Siany Harts and Evan Patocka
February 12, 2024
Take a step into Devin Gandy’s world outside of football
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The State Hornet Podcast #1: CFA agreement, Black History Month and President Luke Wood’s spring address

Evan Patocka and Daniel Gonzales
February 12, 2024
Podcast staffers Evan Patocka and Daniel Gonzales discuss the news from the past week, including the one-day CFA strike and Sac State President Luke Wood’s spring address.
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Beyond the Hive Ep. #5: The 6 to the 916

Evan Patocka and Aliza Imran
December 12, 2023
Hosts Evan Patocka and Aliza Imran chat with Canadian student Meg Dennison about the differences between living in Canada and the U.S.
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The State Hornet Podcast #11: CFA strikes and negotiations, more doctorate degrees and football

Evan Patocka and Trevor Harris
December 12, 2023
Podcast staffers Evan Patocka and Trevor Harris discuss the news from the last week, including the recent negotiations between the CFA and CSU and the strike that took place on campus.
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The State Hornet Podcast #10: Strikes, ASI resignation, firearm scare and class reductions

Evan Patocka and Trevor Harris
December 4, 2023
Podcast staffers Evan Patocka and Trevor Harris talk about the news from the last week, including an ASI resignation, a reduction of language classes and more.
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Swarm Report #6: Women’s volleyball wins Big Sky regular season and playoff football continues dancing

Evan Patocka and Orlando Fuller
November 30, 2023
Staffers Evan Patocka and Orlando Fuller discuss the world of Sac State sports including men’s and women’s basketball, football and volleyball.
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Beyond the Hive Ep 4: Hustlin’ and Bustlin’

Evan Patocka and Aliza Imran
November 20, 2023
Hosts Evan Patocka and Aliza Imran chat with Indian student Aranjot Kaur about the differences between living in the United States compared to India.
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The State Hornet Podcast #8: CFA strike dates, arson on campus and Hmong New Year

Evan Patocka and Trevor Harris
November 14, 2023
Podcast staffers Evan Patocka and Trevor Harris talk about the news from the past week, including the California Faculty Association strikeAliza Imran and the celebration of Hmong New Year.
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Swarm Report #5: Basketball season, volleyball’s win streak, the ups and downs of football

Evan Patocka and Orlando Fuller
November 10, 2023
Staffers Evan Patocka and Orlando Fuller discuss everything involving Sac State sports for the past two weeks, including football, basketball and volleyball.
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The State Hornet Podcast #7: State Hornet awards, CFA strike approval and Día de los Muertos

Evan Patocka and Trevor Harris
November 6, 2023
Podcast staffers Evan Patocka and Trevor Harris talk about the news from the past week. Evan talks about the recent awards The State Hornet won in Atlanta, the CFA strike vote and the mental health counseling at the WELL. Trevor discusses Sac State’s celebration of Día de los Muertos and the All-In Recreation program.
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The State Hornet Podcast #6: Faculty roundtable and protest over Israel-Palestine conflict, ASI director resigns

Evan Patocka and James Fife
October 31, 2023
Podcast editor James Fife and podcast staffer Evan Patocka go over the week’s news. James talks about the campus roundtable and protest over the Israel-Palestine conflict, as well as Stinger Sound Sessions. Evan discusses the new Barrio Art Program and the ASI director resignation.
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Swarm Report #4: Updates on football, volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer

Evan Patocka and Orlando Fuller
October 26, 2023
Staffers Evan Patocka and Orlando Fuller talk about all things Sac State sports, including football, soccer and volleyball.
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Beyond the Hive Ep 3: Waffles and Mannekin Pis

Evan Patocka and Aliza Imran
October 19, 2023
Hosts Evan Patocka and Aliza Imran talk with Belgian student Thomas Cartenstadt about European life compared to the U.S.
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Beyond the Hive Ep 2: Kangaroos and Didgeridoos

Evan Patocka and Aliza Imran
October 9, 2023
Hosts Evan Patocka and Aliza Imran talk with Australian student Luke Klusman about his experience of moving across the world.
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The State Hornet Podcast #2: Hispanic Heritage Month, COVID-19 surging on campus and a new Disability Cultural Center

Evan Patocka, Staffer
September 27, 2023

In this episode of The State Hornet Podcast, staffers Evan Patocka and Victor Rodriguez Tafoya discuss last week’s news. Victor talks about Hispanic Heritage Month and the events that Sac State hosted...

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Beyond the Hive Ep. 1: Denmark

Aliza Imran and Evan Patocka
September 22, 2023

Every international student has a different story to tell. Beyond the Hive aims to shine a light on students at Sacramento State who come from different countries around the world. The State Hornet will...

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