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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

Kyrie Eberhart, Author

All content by Kyrie Eberhart

Tips for surviving your first year

Kyrie Eberhart
September 2, 2009

As an incoming freshman, you're probably feeling both the anxiety and excitement of going to college. One year ago, I was in your shoes - eager, wide-eyed and unsure about this strange new world. To make...

America not ready for retiring “baby boomers”

Kyrie Eberhart
April 30, 2009

When students think of "baby boomers" most might think of the generation of hippies, Vietnam veterans, and rebellion. Listen to a group of "boomers" talk about growing up and students might be surprised...

Students get opportunity to present, sell art in gallery

Kyrie Eberhart
April 29, 2009

For most artists, the chance to have their work recognized is an exciting achievement. Sacramento State students had the chance to do just that at the Student Purchase Award Show. The show is an annual...

Zombie site attracts 8k

Kyrie Eberhart
April 22, 2009

What do you get when you mix a website community, a little creativity and a love for zombies? For 8,000 people, the answer would be LostZombies.com, a networking site created by and for zombie fans. "If...

Review of “Story of a Marriage”

Kyrie Eberhart
April 22, 2009

Click here to listen to the interview with the author. Reading "The Story of a Marriage" might be described as eating a foreign dish - you prod the outside, you wonder what's really in there and then...

The Pre-Dental Association at Sacramento State will hold its annual wine-tasting event on Friday

Kyrie Eberhart
April 9, 2009

Wine-tasting might not be something you associate with dental work, but for Sacramento State's Pre-Dental Association, it's something that's not only annual, but charitable. The Annual Wine and Beer Tasting...

Exhibit pushes envelope

Kyrie Eberhart
April 8, 2009

What picture comes to your mind when you think of the word "pregnancy test"? What about "subservient"? Senior Sacramento State photography majors will be able to show what picture came to their minds when...

Spring musical: ’60s come to life

Kyrie Eberhart
March 25, 2009

Have you ever heard the saying, "If it sounds too good to be true, then it probably is?" Well, in this year's musical "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," that concept doesn't apply. Taking...

Balinese music performance closing act for the Festival of the Arts

Kyrie Eberhart
March 24, 2009

Audiences were able to listen to an orchestra Saturday night that featured bamboo instruments and Balinese music at a recital played by the Gamelan Sekar Jaya. The recital was part of the World Music events...

53rd Camellia Festival International Folk Dance Concert held at Sacramento State

Kyrie Eberhart
March 19, 2009

Audiences were brought around the world yesterday at the 2009 Camellia Festival International Folk Dance Concert. This is the festival's 53rd year and held at Sacramento State every March. Eight out of...

Quadriplegic rugby player to lecture in the Union

Kyrie Eberhart
February 6, 2009

Mark Zupan, a quadriplegic rugby player and documentary movie star, will give a lecture at Sacramento State Thursday. The event is sponsored by Services to Students with Disabilities, Recreational Sports...

Website offers a free alternative to Netflix

Kyrie Eberhart
February 5, 2009

A new website called LendAround is providing a way for everyone, including students, to still be entertained with free DVDs at a time when the recession is sucking cash out of most consumers' pockets....

Not too Keane for new album

Kyrie Eberhart
December 12, 2008

I'm not a huge music buff, but if I'm going to actually listen to the radio, it's usually something that's between hip hop and rock. For example, Sara Bareilles "Love Song" or "It's Not My Time" by Three...

‘The No Show Show’ set to raise curtain

Kyrie Eberhart
November 21, 2008

With a name like "The No Show Show," there's one thing that might come to your mind: What kind of program has a name like that? According to show producer and comedian John Ross, it's mostly a show with...

Festival attracts musical talents

Kyrie Eberhart
November 20, 2008

The Sacramento Festival of New American Music hosted by Sacramento State combined all genres of music and incorporated a new instrument: the computer. Music professor and the festival's artistic director...

Postel honored for book on Populists

Kyrie Eberhart
November 19, 2008

After nine years of research and study, a Sacramento State assistant professor of history received an award for his book that the "Journal of American History" described as "the most important book on...

The Faint to heat up concert dance floor

Kyrie Eberhart
November 6, 2008

Following the August release of their new album "Fasciinatiion," Indie band The Faint will be coming through Sacramento State Friday. The Faint first came together in Omaha, Nebraska, and is known for...

Bringing a smile to the community

Kyrie Eberhart
October 24, 2008

When you hear the name Pre-Dental Association, you might think of a simple club full of oral-conscious students munching on apples and carrots discussing toothpaste and floss during meetings. However,...

Movie Review: Oldies a better choice

Kyrie Eberhart
October 17, 2008

The 1930s through the 1950s was a time in the film industry known as "The Golden Age of Hollywood." Back then, movies did not have a special effects department. There was no such thing as high definition...

VIDEO: Musician overcomes hearing loss

Kyrie Eberhart
October 15, 2008

Two years ago, Sacramento State student Justin Mullins didn't think he'd be where he is today. The 21-year-old was a mechanical engineering major with dreams of becoming an astronaut for NASA just a short...

Sac State students shine at local film festival

Kyrie Eberhart
October 15, 2008

Sacramento State student Jacob Keller said that perhaps the most common misconception about making a movie is that it can "just be slapped together and that's that." "A lot of people don't do enough planning,"...

PointDexter album short, sweet

Kyrie Eberhart
October 10, 2008

With all the hype that goes on about celebrities in the music industry, it's almost too easy for some people to dismiss Sacramento's local bands, because they haven't been on MTV or won a million Grammy...

His good vibrations

Kyrie Eberhart
October 10, 2008

Two years ago, Sacramento State student Justin Mullins didn't think he'd be where he is today. What only seems like a short time ago, the 21-year-old was a mechanical engineering major and had dreams of...

Salsa Loca’s dance club heats it all up

Kyrie Eberhart
October 2, 2008

Few people can watch the fantastic choreography in movies like 2006's Take the Lead or ABC's reality show Dancing with the Stars, and not think, "I'd kill to dance like that!" This is usually followed...

Traces’ Romanian art gallery boasts a country’s culture and political history

Kyrie Eberhart
October 2, 2008

When someone talks about 'a trace' of something, he or she usually means something that was left behind in the past - traces of paint from an old wall memorial, traces of a building foundation, traces...

Comedy competition explodes with laughter

Kyrie Eberhart
October 1, 2008

On Thursday, Sacramento State students, teachers, and family members were packed together to enjoy a night of hilarious comedy from ten comedians in the semi-finials round of the 33rd Annual San Francisco...

More than cars

Kyrie Eberhart
September 24, 2008

Cars are this generation's way of life - it's a universal fact. Whether students use them to commute from their homes or just to visit family on the weekend, cars get us from one place to another faster...

Cast can’t save ‘Lakeview Terrace’

Kyrie Eberhart
September 24, 2008

Really, in terms of stars, the creators of "Lakeview Terrace" managed to select well with actors Samuel L. Jackson, Patrick Wilson ("The Phantom of the Opera"), and Kelly Washington ("Ray") in the lead...

University Union preps for Phlagleblast

Kyrie Eberhart
September 10, 2008

By this time next week, students will just be getting into the swing of things: classes will have been located, a general study schedule will have been set, and the homework will have piled up to the ears...

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