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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
Gavin Hudson

Gavin Hudson, staff writer

Gavin Hudson holds high aspirations to be a film critic. Writing about film gives him purpose and passion for the future. He is currently pursuing a bachelors in journalism while working for assorted publications like IGN and Solving Sacramento.
All content by Gavin Hudson
Graphic created in Canva by Dominique Williams and Gavin S. Hudson. Movie posters courtesy of A24.

The Big Picture: Pearl and X

December 3, 2022
This week’s The Big Picture with Gavin Hudson is a double feature of Ti West and Mia Goth’s “X’ and “Pearl”
Graphic created in Canva by Dominique Williams and Gavin S. Hudson. Movie poster courtesy of Warner Brothers Bros. Pictures.

The Big Picture: ‘Elvis’

November 26, 2022
Writer Gavin S. Hudson breaks down the faults of Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis”

[Video] State Hornet Broadcast: November update

November 21, 2022
Professors make art, Hmong fashion show honors Hmong new year and students demand action at a student-led town hall addressing sexual assault.
Senior guard Kahlaijah Dean comes off a screen set by freshman guard Madison Butcher against the Gaucho defense at The Nest Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022 in a 70-68 overtime win. Dean currently averages 22.7 points and 6.7 assists a game.

Sac State women’s basketball picks up come-from-behind win over Santa Barbara

Hornets move to 2-1 in 70-68 overtime win
November 21, 2022
Kahlaijah Dean puts Hornets on top with go-ahead layup in the final two seconds of play, finishes with 27 in overtime win.
Graphic created in Canva by Dominique Williams and Gavin S. Hudson. Movie poster courtesy of Searchlight Pictures.

The Big Picture: ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’

November 19, 2022
Staffer Gavin S. Hudson takes a look at writer/ director Martin McDonagh’s “The Banshees of Inisherin”
(De izq. a der.) El Dr. Kengo Akiyama, la Dra. Rita Cameron-Wedding, la rabina Nancy Wechsler, Morgan Beatty y el profesor Harvey Stark forman parte del primer panel en la reunión de la asamblea en la Unión Universitaria el miércoles 9 de noviembre de 2022. Los panelistas discutieron temas para proporcionar un espacio para la curación colectiva y la conciencia comunitaria.

Sac State tuvo una asamblea en respuesta al antisemitismo en el campus

Los estudiantes que asistieron no se sintieron decepcionados por el evento
November 19, 2022

Este artículo también está disponible en Inglés. El miércoles por la noche, Sacramento State organizó una asamblea pública, compuesta de profesores y líderes de la comunidad, para dar a luz...

The Sacramento Police department released this photo of Nida Muhammad Niazy, also known as ‘Zayn’, on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2022. Niazy is the suspect of two sexual assaults that occurred on and off campus and is not enrolled at Sac State. (Photo courtesy of Sac State PD).

BREAKING: Sexual assault suspect ‘Zayn’ identified by Sacramento State Police

A warrant has been issued for 31-year-old Nida Muhammad Niazy
November 16, 2022
Nida Muhammad Niazy, 31, has not yet been located by police.
Graphic created in Canva by Dominique Williams and Gavin S. Hudson. Movie poster courtesy of 20th Century Fox.

The Big Picture: ‘Thank You for Smoking’

November 12, 2022
Staffer Gavin S. Hudson examines director Jason Reitman’s political satire “Thank You for Smoking” (2005). Though controversial for its subject matter, not one cigarette is lit in the entire film.
(L-R) Dr. Kengo Akiyama, Dr. Rita Cameron-Wedding, Rabbi Nancy Wechsler, Morgan Beatty and professor Harvey Stark serving as the first panel in the town hall meeting in the University Union on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022. Panelists discussed topics to provide space for collective healing and communal awareness.

Sacramento State holds town hall in response to antisemitism on campus

Students in attendance underwhelmed by the event
November 9, 2022
Sacramento State holds community forum to bring awareness to antisemitic activity around campus and beyond.

[Video] A comprehensive timeline of antisemitism on Sacramento State’s Campus

November 9, 2022
Anchors Chris Woodard and Gavin Hudson give a comprehensive breakdown of the antisemitism found on Sacramento State’s campus over the last five years.

[Video] State Hornet Broadcast: Midterm Election Preview

November 7, 2022
Watch The State Hornet Broadcast before you vote to find out where you can cast your in person ballot for the midterms on Nov. 8.
The State Capitol on Friday, Oct. 21. Assembly Bill 2282 was first read on Feb. 16, and had to  go through committees and amendments before making its way to the governors desk. (Graphic created in Canva by Mercy Sosa)

Recent legislation looks to deter antisemitic vandalism

Assembly Bill 2282 levies criminal punishments and fines up to $10,000
October 29, 2022
Assembly Bill 2282 expands the list of locations where hate symbols can be criminalized.
Original photo from “Kanye West 09” by Super 45 | Música Independiente, licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0. Graphic designed in Adobe Photoshop by Gavin S. Hudson.

OPINION: Wake Up Mr. West

Formerly Kanye West, Ye’s actions cannot be ignored anymore
October 28, 2022
This is a wake-up call from a devoted fan.
Graphic created in Canva.

Cinema Obscura Episode 3: The Lighthouse and Mulholland Drive

October 27, 2022
A special horror themed episode of Cinema Obscura has arrived, on which James and Steven talk with staffers Lawrence Charles and Gavin Hudson about psychological and surreal horror movies “The Lighthouse” and “Mulholland Drive.”

[Video] State Hornet Broadcast: Spooky edition

October 24, 2022
Kris Hall and Chris Woodard present the Halloween Broadcast; get spooky with the State Hornet.

[Video] State Hornet Broadcast: October update

October 11, 2022
Two art galleries and a pro-union win at the capital, The State Hornet fills you in on what you might have missed: feat. artist and activist Xico Gonzalez and Rage Against the Machine Guitarist Tom Morello
BREAKING: Sexual assault reported at Sac State near Eureka Hall

BREAKING: Sexual assault reported at Sac State near Eureka Hall

Suspect released “pending further action” according to university communications
October 10, 2022
Sexual battery reported at 5:30 p.m on Saturday.

State Hornet Broadcast en Español: Mes de la Herencia Hispana 2022

October 8, 2022
Este es el primer broadcast del semestre en Español. En esta edición, los reporteros Alexis Pedroza y Itzel Espinosa hablan sobre eventos, remedios y deportes en Español. Lo pueden ver aquí:

[Video] Vaporub, te de manzanilla y yerbabuena, los remedios caseros esenciales para curar cualquier malestar

Estudiantes de Sacramento State comparten los remedios de infancia
October 3, 2022
Conmemorando el mes de la Herencia Hispana, estudiantes de Sacramento State comparten los remedios caseros con los que ellos crecieron y aun practican al dia.
A symbol of hate speech graffitied on a tunnel ceiling near the campus Arboretum on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. State Hornet staffers discovered the graffiti during an investigation of a separate hate speech symbol announced by President Nelsen.

BREAKING: State Hornet discovers unseen Nazi symbols found in university Arboretum

September 29, 2022
More Nazi hate speech has been found at Sacramento State.

[Video] State Hornet Broadcast: Hispanic Heritage Month 2022

September 26, 2022
Check out the first fall semester broadcast featuring concerts, ice cream and VapoRub.
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