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The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor
Hannah Asuncion

Hannah Asuncion, dei editor

Hannah Asuncion joined the State Hornet in spring 2022. She was in the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) section as an LGBTQ+ beat staffer. Asuncion is now the DEI section editor for The State Hornet.
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Not Just A Fad: It’s Harry Styles’s World and we’re all just living in it

Hannah Asuncion and Julie Blunt
December 5, 2022
Hannah Asuncion and Julie Blunt discuss how Harry Styles’s fashion sense is everywhere and how it affects his fan base
Shamelessly Relevant Ep. 1: Queerbaiting

Shamelessly Relevant Ep. 1: Queerbaiting

New podcast Shamelessly Relevant opens its first episode with hosts Julie Blunt and Elena Burge discussing the topic of queerbaiting and its harms with guests William Duvall and Hannah Ascuncion.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion editor, Hannah Asuncion audits the coverage at The State Hornet midway through the fall semester. Asuncion shares the improvements within each sections and which need more coverage for next time. Graphic created in Canva by Mercy Sosa.

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Fall 2022 midway audit results

Numbers have increased, but improvements still need to be made
Hannah Asuncion, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Editor
December 1, 2022
The State Hornet continues its diversity audit since the implementation of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion section three semesters ago.
Graphic made in Canva by Iboy Macalisang

Not Just A Fad Episode 3: Harry Styles

Hannah Asuncion and Julie Blunt team up on this episode of Not Just A Fad. They discuss what they liked about Harry Styles’ fashion sense and give their thoughts on what he accomplishes through his clothing choices.

Not Just A Fad Episode 2

Comparing Gossip Girl and its reboot’s fashion choices
Hannah Asuncion, Mercy Sosa, and James Fife
October 31, 2022
Listen to the second episode of Not Just A Fad, hosted by Hannah Asuncion with guest Mercy Sosa and learn what they think about the character’s styles in “Gossip Girl!”
Graphic made in Canva by Iboy Macalisang

Not Just A Fad: Comparing Gossip Girl and its reboot’s fashion choices

Listen to the second episode of Not Just A Fad, hosted by Hannah Asuncion with guest Mercy Sosa and learn what they think about the character’s styles in 2007’s Gossip Girl and its 2021 reboot!
Graphic made in Canva by Iboy Macalisang

Not Just A Fad: Pretty Little Liars and Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin

Not Just A Fad is here for fall 2022, hosted by Hannah Asuncion and with a guest appearance from Jenelle Lum! In this episode, they discuss in detail and compare the fashion choices of characters between tv shows Pretty Little Liars and Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin!
Hannah Asuncion talks with Student Fashion Association member Jessica Quecano about fashion trends throughout the decades on the latest episode of Not Just A Fad. (Graphic made in Canva by Mack Ervin III)

Yay or Nay?: Fashion throughout the decades: NOT JUST A FAD PODCAST

Hannah Asuncion
May 11, 2022
Hannah talks with Jessica about what happened to Coachella fashion, what to expect in the Met Gala, the concept of clothing and gender and the difference in fashion throughout each decade on this episode of Not Just A Fad.

Best of Sac State: Biology professor Kai Eder wins best professor

Kai Eder, biology professor for Human Anatomy and Physiology Kai Eder wins ‘Best Professor’ in the sixth annual Best of Sac State polls.
Rosalba Gomez-Bautista, second year political science major and ethnic studies minor poses in front of the mural on the Studio Theater on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. “We don’t want to be generalized as just Mexicans, we deserve to be represented and it’s very empowering especially now to be Indigenous and to claim that identity,” Gomez-Bautista said. (Photo by Hannah Asuncion)

‘I still haven’t come out yet’: First-generation queer Indigenous student balances their identities

Hannah Asuncion
May 2, 2022

Editor’s note: The subject of the story goes by they/them/their/theirs and is referred to throughout the story.  In the beginning of the spring semester, Rosalba Gomez-Bautista was thrilled for their...

Host Hannah Asuncion talks to Crossroads Trading store manager Mary Lou Bagatan about fashion week, the three Cs of fashion and staple outfits on this weeks episode of Not Just A Fad. (Graphic made in Canva by Mack Ervin III)

Thrifting 101 with the 3 C’s: cute, comfy, and casual (ft. Mary Lou Bagatan): NOT JUST A FAD PODCAST

Hannah Asuncion
April 28, 2022
In the newest episode of Not Just a Fad, staff writer Hannah Asuncion talks with Crossroads Trading store manager Mary Lou Bagatan about fashion inspirations, fashion tips, the difference between designer and vintage, thrift stores and figuring out your sense of style on this episode of Not Just A Fad.

Not Just a Fad: Rihanna: the epitome of maternity fashion, Euphoria’s ‘Y2K’ aesthetic, and more (Ft. Diana Gonzalez)

Hannah Asuncion and James Fife
April 20, 2022
Diversity, equity and inclusion staff writer Hannah Asuncion talks with Diana Gonzalez about controversial fashion trends, Pinterest and an intro to the fashion weeks.
 (From left to right) Pride Center coordinator Tranh Pham (they/them), sociology major Ky Hervey (she/her), undeclared major Jamie Nielsen (they/he) and international relations major Emilie Jocson (she/they) denounce the ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill, in the Pride Center on April 6.

OPINION: Florida Gov. DeSantis passes ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill, but who asked?

Kris Hall and Hannah Asuncion
April 12, 2022
The Florida bill nicknamed the ‘don’t say gay’ bill gives parents the authority to manage children’s exposure to the LGBTQ+ community. The move is offensive to the existence of LGBTQ+ people, insinuating that children must be protected from knowledge of their existence.
Graphic made in Canva by Iboy Macalisang

School dress codes, Fashion Week, sustainable fashion and more (ft. Jaleh Naasz): NOT JUST A FAD PODCAST

Hannah Asuncion
April 6, 2022
Hannah talks with Jaleh Naasz about the “no bra” movement, New York Fashion Week, and the concept of sustainable fashion on this episode of Not Just A Fad.
Diverse Women in Political Science board members stand in front of a window in the University Union after a club meeting on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 (left to right) Jennifer Robles, Marlies Moore, Evelyn Chavez, Elizabeth Lavezzari, Leila Cormier. Diverse Women in Political Science was founded in 2020 as a safe space for women who are passionate about political science. (Photo by Lexie Perales)

Meet the board members of Diverse Women in Political Science

A place for Sac State women passionate about political science
Alexis Perales and Hannah Asuncion
March 29, 2022

“We only ever live the life that we have,” said Marlies Moore, secretary for the Diverse Women in Political Science club. She said that being able to look at life from different people’s points of...

Tranh Pham, the Pride Center coordinator poses in front of the Pride Center entrance on Feb 25. “When students come in here, it is a delight and privilege to be trusted to share that journey,” Pham said. Photo by: Hannah Asuncion

The first non-binary Asian Pacific Islander Pride Center coordinator makes history at Sac State

Tranh Pham’s job as the Pride Center Coordinator is to provide a welcoming space that allows LGBTQ+ students to be themselves.
Hannah Asuncion
March 15, 2022

Diversity Equity and Inclusion editor’s note: The subject of the story goes by they/them/their/theirs and is referred to throughout the story.  Every day, Tranh Pham goes into what they have described...

Graphic made in Canva by Iboy Macalisang

Rihanna, the epitome of maternity fashion, Euphoria’s ‘Y2K’ aesthetic, and more (Ft. Diana Gonzalez): NOT JUST A FAD PODCAST

Hannah Asuncion
March 11, 2022
Hannah talks with Diana Gonzalez about controversial fashion trends, Pinterest, and an intro to the fashion weeks.
Tranh Pham, the Pride Center coordinator poses with students: Emilie Jocson a third year, Jess Lemos a third year, and Bowen Neumann, a first year social work graduate student holding up a variety of LGBTQ+ flags while tabling for the Club Days Event on Tuesday, Feb. 15. Photo by: Hannah Asuncion

New LGBTQ+ student organization offers a safe and inclusive space for everyone

The Pride Society talks about resources they offer for LGBTQ+ students like connecting and planning events with the Pride Center
Hannah Asuncion
February 28, 2022

The Pride Society is a new student club that started fall 2021 and helps LGBTQ+ students connect with other LGBTQ+ students, and allies by being each others’ support systems at Sacramento State.  As...

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