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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

Gabriela Mascoll, Author

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Holiday 2017 gift guide: All for under $25

Holiday 2017 gift guide: All for under $25

Gabriela Mascoll
December 4, 2017

December is finally here! It’s a time to gather with loved ones to celebrate the holiday cheer, and of course, exchange gifts. As a college student living on a budget, buying presents for loved ones...

Left to right, members of Korean boy band BTS Jin, Jimin, Suga, V, Rapmon, Jungkook, J-Hope at the 2014 M.net M Countdown concert in Korea. The group made their U.S. television debut on Nov. 19 at the American Music Awards.

Korean boy band BTS brings K-pop to American music scene

Gabriela Mascoll
December 4, 2017

Korean pop music made another appearance on the American stage when BTS became the first Korean artists to ever perform at the American Music Awards (AMAs).    This isn’t the first time that Korean...

From left to right, Melissa Brausch, Alexander Escorcia and Isabella Hernandez star in “Annie,” the final production of the fall season for the Department of Theatre and Dance. The musical will run from Nov. 29-Dec. 10 at the University Theatre.

‘Annie’ to close out Theatre and Dance’s fall season

Gabriela Mascoll
November 24, 2017

As a way of welcoming the holiday spirit, Sacramento State’s Department of Theatre and Dance will close out its season with the live show “Annie,” directed by Ed Brazo.   The Tony award-winning...

The hunt for decent dining at Sac State - Part 2

The hunt for decent dining at Sac State – Part 2

Gabriela Mascoll
November 13, 2017

(Go to StateHornet.com/TheFoodIssue for more food-related stories) Like most students who have to make it to classes every day, I don’t have time to cook and pack my own lunch. I usually stay on campus...

Taylor Swift released her sixth studio album, “reputation” on Nov. 10.

REVIEW: The new Taylor Swift won’t be pushed around by celebrity feuds

Gabriela Mascoll
November 11, 2017

After her last album, “1989,” dropped three years ago and a year-long social media blackout, Taylor Swift makes her return with “reputation,” her newest album released on Nov. 10. The album brings...

Left, a painting of the original Self-Portrait as a Painter by Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh. Right, Stephanie Aguilar-Gutierrez applies a coat of mascara in her self portrait, A Night Out. The photograph is an appropriation of Vincent van Goghs self portrait painting.

Students portray individuality through interpretation of classic art

Gabriela Mascoll
October 31, 2017

Sacramento State students find creative ways to express their personal identities through appropriation of historical art pieces in “Appropriation and Identity,” a new exhibit in the Robert Else Gallery. A...

Phany Khaman, a biology major, dresses as Pikachu.

[Photo] Here are photos of creative costumes found at Sac State this Halloween

State Hornet
October 31, 2017

Phany Khaman, a biology major, dresses as Pikachu.

#SacStateSays: How do you feel about guns?

#SacStateSays: How do you feel about guns?

Gabriela Mascoll
October 25, 2017

(Go to StateHornet.com/Guns for more related stories) According to a Gallup poll taken this month, 28 percent of people polled think that possession of handguns should be limited to police...

Food ordering app Tapingo allows Sacramento State students to order food from select campus dining locations straight from their mobile device without having to wait in long lines.

Food ordering app Tapingo has students skipping long lines

Gabriela Mascoll
October 17, 2017

This semester, some students seem to be cutting ahead of lines, coming into restaurants only to grab a readily prepared meal and going about their day without even stopping at the register to pay. Those...

Artist Mustafa Shaheen stands by “Take the Red Pill,” his painting that represents Men’s Rights Activists. Shaheen uses staged photos of his friends as models for the paintings, and often have them hold props like a fidget spinner. The painting is featured in his Advancement to Candidacy exhibit, “Greetings from the USA,” which will be on display in the Robert Else Gallery from Oct. 16 - 20.

Student’s art questions ‘strange’ American traditions

Gabriela Mascoll
October 16, 2017

Americans’ fixation with camo-print fashion, succulent plants and gender reveal parties are just a few topics that guests should expect to discuss at a new art exhibit in the Robert Else Gallery. Since...

From left to right, Marcos and Antonio Verdugo of The Verdugo Brothers are known as the worlds first EDM illusion duo. The brothers also DJ at raves and nightclubs where they simultaneously perform magic and illusions for the crowd.

Alumni brothers combine EDM, magic in 1 act

Gabriela Mascoll
October 3, 2017

After a chance encounter with a local magician at their garage sale, Sacramento State alumni Marcos and Antonio Verdugo, known professionally as The Verdugo Brothers, would take their first step to becoming...

Director Adam Chollet, back, and cinematographer Stephen Chollet, front, shoot a scene for Postponed. The short film tells the story of a man who wishes to deliver a letter he found in an old military jacket to the writers lover.

Alumnus captures life in Sacramento in new film to be shown at Crest Theatre

Gabriela Mascoll
September 27, 2017

Sacramento State alumnus Adam Chollet had his original script chosen to be in “A Place Called Sacramento” Film Festival, a scriptwriting and short film production for local writers and producers. Chollet’s...

A view of outside The WELL at Sac State

Group fitness classes at The WELL are now free

Gabriela Mascoll
September 11, 2017

The WELL is making changes to it services, offering free group fitness classes and using an app to ease scheduling classes. As of May 15 — cardio, strength, mind and body classes became free to every...

Sacramento State senior goalkeeper James Del Curto collides with University of San Diego junior defender Josiah Benjamin Friday, Sept. 8 at Hornet Field.

San Diego defeats Sac State men’s soccer 2-0

Gabriela Mascoll
September 9, 2017

Following a double overtime loss to Cal for the women's soccer team, the Sacramento State men's program fell to the University of San Diego 2-0. Both teams played aggressive throughout the match, but...

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