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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
Jenelle Lum

Jenelle Lum, arts & entertainment editor

Jenelle Lum joined the State Hornet in spring 2022 as an arts and entertainment staffer. She is now the arts and entertainment editor for fall 2022. Lum is currently a senior.
All content by Jenelle Lum
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Movie of the Year 2022

November 15, 2022
It’s time to vote for your favorite movie of 2022! Be sure to check back throughout the week for the daily lineup.
Welcome to the arts and entertainment Ultimate Fall Guide! The season of pumpkin spice, cozy sweaters and comfort movies is upon us.

Ultimate Fall Guide 2022

October 20, 2022
Featured in this guide are an assortment of music, book, television, movie, fashion and food ideas for the new season.
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Cinema Obscura Episode 2: “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” and “27 Dresses”

October 14, 2022

Hosts James Fife and Steven Gutierrez are joined by arts and entertainment editor Jenelle Lum and managing editor Dominique Williams to give their thoughts on movies “27 Dresses” and “The Ballad...

Aftershock returned to Sacramento at Discovery Park from Oct. 6-9, 2022. Slipknot, KISS, My Chemical Romance and Muse headlined the rock festival.

GALLERY: Aftershock stomps into Sacramento

Slipknot, KISS, My Chemical Romance and Muse headline the rock festival
October 11, 2022
Aftershock returns to Sacramento with performances from Slipknot, KISS, My Chemical Romance, Muse and many more!
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Not Just A Fad: Pretty Little Liars and Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin

October 4, 2022
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!
Grammy award winning rapper, Kendrick Lamar performs at the Golden 1 Center on Aug. 31, 2022. Lamar’s “The Big Steppers Tour” made a stop in Sacramento with opening artists Tanna Leone and Baby Keem.

REVIEW: Kendrick Lamar makes big steps in the Golden 1 Center

‘The Big Steppers Tour’ brings the Grammy award winning artist to Sacramento
September 3, 2022

Sounds of excited fans echoed throughout the Golden 1 Center on Tuesday, Aug. 30. They chanted Kendrick Lamar’s name and screamed as the lights went dim. A white curtain hung on the stage in the shape...

The State Hornet compiled the results of our spring 2022 diversity audit. The audit found that each section had over half of its stories focused or centered on underrepresented communities. (Graphic made in Canva by Jenelle Lum).

[Photo] LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Spring 2022 end-of-year-audit results

August 8, 2022

The State Hornet compiled the results of our spring 2022 diversity audit. The audit found that each section had over half of its stories focused or centered on underrepresented communities. (Graphic made...

“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” premiered in theaters on May 6, 2022. The film is an essential part of Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) timeline. Movie poster courtesy of Marvel Studios

Review: ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’

'The Illuminati will see you now'
May 13, 2022
‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ is “Spider-Man” and “The Evil Dead” director Sam Raimi’s first outing in the Marvel cinematic universe. Find out how Marvel’s first horror movie continues the MCU Phase 4 storyline.
“WandaVision” showcases fashion throughout the decades in every episode. Episode one starts with the 1950s and ends in 2023, weeks after “Avengers: Endgame.” (Screencap via https://www.disneyplus.com/)

Best of Sac State 2022: ‘WandaVision’ wins best TV show

This is chaos magic, Hornets
May 5, 2022
Marvel’s “WandaVision” was voted the best television show in Best of Sac State 2022. Tune in to find out why students found it to be the best show of the season.
Beatrice Laus, known as her stage name beabadoobee, takes the stage at Ace of Spades for her sold-out show Friday, April 22, 2022. She said she scheduled the tour date between her Coachella performances.

Artist beabadoobee brings chill, alternative melodies to Ace of Spades

The bedroom pop singer played a sold-out show
April 25, 2022
Gen-Z singer beabadoobee made a stop in Sacramento between her Coachella performances.
LaLa Ri speaks to the audience at the drag show hosted by UNiQUE in the University Ballroom Thursday, April 21, 2022. She opened the show with a lip–syncing performance to several Cardi B songs.

Former ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ contestants slay the stage at UNiQUE event

LaLa Ri and Kornbread Jeté brought Sac State’s Pride Week to a close
April 25, 2022
Drag queens LaLa Ri and Kornbread Jeté performed and shared their personal stories inside the University Ballroom on Thursday.
Students were invited for food and games on the ASI election night hosted KSSU DJs and card games on April 7. Hosting events like this needs to be more common for ASI if they want to accomplish their student outreach goals.

[Photo] OPINION: Sac State’s student government committed to student outreach unsuccessfully

April 13, 2022

Students were invited for food and games on the ASI election night hosted KSSU DJs and card games on April 7. Hosting events like this needs to be more common for ASI if they want to accomplish their student...

Newly elected ASI Government candidates  pose for a group picture following the announcement of the voting results on Thursday April 7, 2022. The candidates will be serving their term from 2022-2023.

Sac State ASI election winners announced after voting draws 9.6% turnout

Salma Pacheco and Laura De la Garza Garcia win ASI presidential ticket
April 9, 2022

Students gathered Thursday inside the Elderberry and Beetle Room at Residence Hall at Sacramento State as loud music blared through the doors during a warm spring evening.  Members of Associated Students...

Staff writer Jenelle Lum shows her appreciation for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. She hopes to work at Marvel Studios for the franchise one day.

Avengers, assemble! Why the MCU is one of the greatest movie franchises

Jarvis, play “Immigrant Song” by Led Zeppelin.
March 30, 2022
Staff writer Jenelle Lum discusses why she believes the MCU is so successful.
Check out these four films featuring  women who contribute significantly to the film industry. Each film is either directed by or starring women. (Graphic made in Canva by Jenelle Lum. Movie stills by Walt Disney Studios, Universal Pictures, IAC Films, A24 and Fox 2000 Pictures.)

4 movies that will make you say “#yasssqueen” for Women’s History Month

Let’s celebrate by watching these films led by women!
March 29, 2022
Celebrate the month with films of various genres starring women.
Mei is a very outgoing and bold 13-year-old. She is about to discover what it means to be a teenager. (Photo: Turning Red, Pixar/Disney, 2022)

It’s all about Mei: ‘Turning Red’ review

How Pixar’s latest movie addresses periods, first crushes and friendship.
March 18, 2022
Sometimes, we all need to unleash our inner red panda.
Red envelopes or “lai see” in Chinese, are traditionally given to children, family members and friends to represent good luck. Graphic made in Canva by Jenelle Lum.

6 AAPI Movies for Lunar New Year

Celebrate the Year of the Tiger with six movies this Lunar New Year.
February 15, 2022
Movie fan and staff writer Jenelle Lum shares six of her favorite movies to watch this Lunar New Year.
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