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The State Hornet

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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

Lanea Florence, Author

All content by Lanea Florence
(Illustration by Joel Boland)

Tips and tricks for staying healthy while still rockin’ it in all your classes

December 8, 2016

The dreadful finals week will commence in a little more than a week and for some Sacramento State students, the pressures of school and personal life can be a burden, which, according to several campus...

Sacramento State gymnast Cassie Benning performs the beam event at the Nest on Feb. 8, 2016. The gymnastics team will host Flip Fest on Friday. (File Photo - The State Hornet)

Hornets prepare to flip out over gymnastics competition

December 8, 2016

The Sacramento State gymnastic team’s annual Flip Fest — to be held on Dec. 9 — will be the first time all semester that the public will be able to watch the gymnasts perform routines. Flip...

Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour speaks in front of an audience at a Students for Justice in Palestine event at Sacramento State. Sarsour said that minority groups have to mobilize to build a better community. (Photo by Joseph Daniels)

Muslim-American activist headlines refugee benefit

November 7, 2016

The Arabic greeting of peace — “Alsalam Alaikom” — sounded throughout the University Union’s Redwood Room on Friday as people gathered to listen to world-renowned speaker and Palestinian rights...

(Photo via Wikimedia Commons/Chordboard)

Opinion: Halloween isn’t for everyone

October 27, 2016

Halloween is a day known to most as one to party, dress up, eat lots of candy and enjoy the sensation of fright. On the other hand, there are those who don’t share the same sentiments. I remember...

The ToGetHer committee will host the campus third annual Oktoberfest at the Alumni Center on Oct. 28 to fundraise for womens sports and female athletes.

ToGetHer group raises mugs for funds

October 26, 2016

Local breweries like Hoppy and New Helvetia will join Sacramento State coaches and athletes on Friday at the Alumni Center for the third annual Oktoberfest to support the university's female athletes. Sac...

Linda Sarsour, a Palestinian human rights activist, will be speaking at Sacramento State as part of United We Stand on Nov. 4. (Photo courtesy of Students for Justice in Palestine)

Human rights activist Linda Sarsour to speak on campus Nov. 4

October 26, 2016

World renowned civil rights activist and speaker Linda Sarsour will be speaking at Sacramento State on Nov. 4 in the Redwood room in the University Union as part of United We Stand, an event which aims...

Activist Issa Amor speaks in the Hinde Auditorium at Sacramento State on Wednesday night about the what is currently occurring in the Palestinian territories. He was invited by Students for Justice in Palestine, an organization on campus. (Photo by Paola Lupercio)

Palestinian activist speaks at Sac State

October 21, 2016

Palestinian human rights advocate Issa Amro gave an audience an inside look at the current state of affairs within the Palestinian territories during an event Wednesday in the Hinde Auditorium. Amro...

Head coach Randy Solorio talks to junior Megan Kyle about her vault during practice at Elevate Gymnastics in Elk Grove on Saturday, Sept. 30. Sacramento State won the conference last season with Solorio as the interim head coach. (Photo by Matthew Dyer)

Gymnastics coach takes on full-time role at Sac State

October 18, 2016

With cheerful eyes and a smile that extends from ear to ear, anyone can tell he is a man filled with joy, excitement, passion and a heart for his sport and his students. This is the case for newly named...

One of second year graduate student Bailey Andersons four unnamed art pieces in her Advancement to Candidacy shows reception at the Robert Else Gallery, Thursday, Oct. 13.
(Photo by Lanea Florence)

Graduate student’s exhibit features cement, stockings hanging from ceilings

October 15, 2016

Stockings and cement may sound like two things that can never go together, but they became the center of attention at the reception of a gallery show by second year graduate student Bailey Anderson Thursday...

Junior Sam Scheuer runs in the lead pack of the mens 8k cross country race at the Capital Cross Challenge at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016.  Scheuer set a personal best in the mens 8k at 24:55. (Photo by Matthew Dyer)

Scheuer, Quinones break personal records at Capital Cross Challenge

October 2, 2016

The Sacramento State men’s and women’s cross country team competed in the Capital Cross Challenge at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex with mixed results on Saturday. The men’s team finished in 13th place...

Last Comic Standings semi-finalist Taylor Tomlinson will perform alongside fellow comedians Jose Barrientos and Damienne Merlina at a comedy show in the University Union Ballroom Thursday, Sept. 8.
[Photo courtesy of UNIQUE Programs]

Last Comic Standing semi-finalist to headline comedy night

September 8, 2016

A show featuring comedians Jose Barrientos, Damienne Merlina, and headliner Taylor Tomlinson of “Last Comic Standing” fame will be held Thursday, Sept. 8 in the University Union Ballroom. The comedians...

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