The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor
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
Arts & Entertainment Editor
Khala Clarke
culture@statehornet.com

Khala Clarke, Author

All content by Khala Clarke
Students, staff and alumni attending a BE FREE meeting partake in discussion on June 25, 2020, at the second meeting via Zoom. BE FREE meetings were started to address systemic racism within Sac States theatre and dance department.

‘You were my bullies’: Sac State theatre and dance students confront faculty over systemic racism

August 9, 2020

Over the past month, members of the Sacramento State theatre and dance department have set up virtual meetings for students and alumni to share their stories of systemic racism from professors in the theatre...

Sac State alumnus and rapper Adrienne Jackson, also known as A9E, was recently chosen as a Sprite Way performer and attended the BET Experience last June.

Sac State alumnus and rapper A9E named Sprite Artist

Adrienne Jackson was chosen to attend the BET Experience last June.
January 28, 2020

In May 2019, Adrienne Jackson, who goes by the stage name A9E, was finishing up his last semester and track season at Sacramento State all while pursuing his rap career.  After graduating in the spring,...

The newest line of Kappa Alpha Psi members stand prepared for their reveal an hour before their performance Nov. 22. A line in a Greek organization is the group of people joining at the same time.

The ins and outs of ‘Neophyte Presentations’ with Kappa Alpha Psi

Sac State fraternity inducts new members for first time since 2013
November 30, 2019

Sacramento State’s Kappa Alpha Psi chapter’s newest members shook the entire parking structure Friday, Nov. 22, playing music from their cars as they practiced an hour before their reveal.  All...

Iyo Chen, a political science major and transfer student from Japan, performed a song from Mamma Mia! at this years Sac States Got Talent Show. Chen spoke with The State Hornet about why she came to Sac State and difference in culture between here and her home in Japan.

[Photo] NEWS PODCAST: Sac State introduces foreign students to American culture and education

November 22, 2019

Iyo Chen, a political science major and transfer student from Japan, performed a song from "Mamma Mia!" at this year's Sac State's Got Talent Show. Chen spoke with The State Hornet about why she came to...

K-Pop group Krescendo performing an elaborate dance number on stage in the University Union Ballroom. Sac States Got Talent was held in the University Union on Thursday, Nov. 14.

Students show off talent in UNIQUE’s annual Sac State’s Got Talent show

November 15, 2019

Sacramento State UNIQUE Programs hosted its annual Sac State’s Got Talent show Thursday in the University Union Ballroom. K-Pop group “Krescendo” took home third place, beatboxer Gavin Willson...

Sac State YouTuber finds hidden treasures in Sacramento rivers

Sac State YouTuber finds hidden treasures in Sacramento rivers

November 11, 2019

Many Sacramento residents, especially in the summer months, make memories on the water at places like the American River, sometimes losing mementos and possessions in the process. Now, Sacramento State...

Sac State YouTuber finds hidden treasures in Sacramento rivers

‘Merman Mike’ films his underwater journeys, returns lost items in the process
October 24, 2019

Many Sacramento residents, especially in the summer months, make memories on the water at places like the American River, sometimes losing mementos and possessions in the process. Now, Sacramento State...

Marc E. Bassy performed for his fourth time at Sac State for a concert hosted by UNIQUE Programs Thursday, Oct. 17.  Before putting out his own work, Bassy was a songwriter for artists such as Sean Kingston, Wiz Khalifa and Ty Dolla $ign.

Q&A: Singer-songwriter Marc E. Bassy shares his inspiration and creative process

Bassy performed in the University Union Ballroom Oct. 17
October 19, 2019

Sac State’s UNIQUE Programs hosted an R&B concert Oct. 17 in the University Union Ballroom headlined by Marc E. Bassy with opener Bri Steves. The San Francisco-born Bassy, whose real name is Marc...

Maya Coleman in her personal content creating space Sept. 18, 2019. Coleman noted that this space helps her to focus when creating content for her audience.

Sac State philosophy major spreads understanding through poetry and activism

September 26, 2019

As a first-generation college student, Sacramento State philosophy major Maya Coleman had no blueprint, but since her freshman year 2016, she has managed to make an impact on campus through her words and...

Matthew Osivwemu, who goes by Oke Junior, was photographed on Thursday, Sept. 5, at Sac State. Osivwemu is mentored by rapper and record producer Too Short, and has worked with artists such as Sage the Gemini, Nef the Pharaoh, Iamsu! and 2 Chainz.

Sac State alumnus and artist Oke Junior talks journey to the top

Artist shares the highs and lows of chasing his dream
September 12, 2019

Sacramento State alumnus Matthew Osivwemu, also known as Oke Junior, has soared in his rap career since graduating in 2017.  Even with the struggles of being turned away by promoters and balancing...

Load More Stories