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The State Hornet

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The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor
Madelaine Church

Madelaine Church, Social Media Staffer

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Madelaine Church is in her last semester attending Sacramento State and is expecting to graduate in May. This is her fourth semester at The State Hornet and will be a social media reporter. Madelaine has experience with photography, news writing, press releases, videography, social media marketing and other forms of content creation. This summer, Madelaine had the opportunity to work as a photojournalist intern for The Observer. Madelaine hopes to continue covering arts and entertainment in the future.

 

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A glimpse of the dance floor while students enjoy music provided by the DJs on stage in the University Union Ballroom at the Silent Disco event Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024. Songs ranging in genres from pop classics to dubstep played throughout the night.

[Photo] UNiQUE presents a groovin’ silent disco

Delaney Joyce and Jada Portillo
February 6, 2024

A glimpse of the dance floor while students enjoy music provided by the DJs on stage in the University Union Ballroom at the Silent Disco event Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024. Songs ranging in genres from pop...

Protestors cover the Sacramento State sign in red and white CFA posters during the initial CFA strike Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023. Strikers held signs demanding better pay and better mental health accommodations for students and staff alike.

[Photo] CFA strike confirmed to take place first week of semester

Analah Wallace, News Editor
January 9, 2024

Protestors cover the Sacramento State sign in red and white CFA posters during the initial CFA strike Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023. Strikers held signs demanding better pay and better mental health accommodations...

A collage of Peak Adventures trips from 2021 to 2023 . Madelaine Church shares her experiences through her skills as a journalism student who documented over 10 trips she attended during her time in college. (Photos by Madelaine Church, graphic created in Canva by Alyssa Branum and Madelaine Church)

Scrapbook: The experience of a frequent Peak Adventure traveler

Adventure calls to Sac State students
Madelaine Church, Staffer
January 8, 2024
Contemplating about joining Peak Adventures? Read about The State Hornet staffer Madelaine Church’s experience and how it impacted her time at Sac State.
Faculty picketing in front of Sac State at the intersection of J Street and State University Drive during a strike Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023. If no deal is reached between the CSU and CFA during the next round of negotiations the planned strike would impact all 23 campuses.

[Photo] BREAKING: CFA announces potential statewide strike for late January

Michael Pepper, Staffer
December 20, 2023

Faculty picketing in front of Sac State at the intersection of J Street and State University Drive during a strike Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023. If no deal is reached between the CSU and CFA during the next...

Health science major Laura Baluyut introduces herself during The WELL’s recreational therapy program on court four inside The WELL Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023. Baluyut is a student volunteer and participated in learning how to play tennis.

[Photo] All for inclusivity, Rec Therapy for all

Christa Ison, Staffer
October 31, 2023

Health science major Laura Baluyut introduces herself during The WELL’s recreational therapy program on court four inside The WELL Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023. Baluyut is a student volunteer and participated...

Halloween is approaching this weekend and now is the perfect time to immerse yourself in the spooky essence. From timeless classic “Monster Mash” to modern hits “Calling All The Monsters,” this playlist has no tricks, only treats for everyone this year! (Graphic created in Canva by Madelaine Church)

Hits for a Monster Mash

A top ten list of songs to play this Halloween
Madelaine Church, Staffer
October 31, 2023
Halloween is upon us hornets! Get ready to turn up the volume with the ultimate playlist that The State Hornet has picked out for this Halloween night!
Guy West Bridge, April 2, 2023 at Sacramento State where there were reports of a person with a possible rifle, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023. The Sacramento State Police Department investigated the reports and found that they were unfounded.

[Photo] BREAKING: Reports of rifle on campus unfounded

Peyton Sorosinski and Mercy Sosa
October 12, 2023

Guy West Bridge, April 2, 2023 at Sacramento State where there were reports of a person with a possible rifle, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023. The Sacramento State Police Department investigated the reports and...

 Attendees of WEUSI sit and watch Oke Junior perform at Serna Plaza at Sacramento State Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. Junior is based in Oakland and performed as an opener for Anees performance at Sac State in April 2023.

[Photo] Dance the night away at Sac State’s WEUSI music festival

Katelyn Marano, Staffer
September 27, 2023

Attendees of WEUSI sit and watch Oke Junior perform at Serna Plaza at Sacramento State Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. Junior is based in Oakland and performed as an opener for Anees performance at Sac State...

The fall season is here and now’s the perfect time to add some new music to your playlist! From the timeless classic “Autumn in New York” to modern hits such as “We Fell In Love in October,” this is a playlist everyone can enjoy! (Photo and graphic created in Canva by Madelaine Church)

A playlist everyone will fall for this season

Top Ten Songs You Can Groove To This Fall
Madelaine Church, Staffer
September 26, 2023
Here are the top ten songs that The State Hornet recommends everyone to listen to this fall.
A nursing student checks another student’s body temperature during the pandemic before letting her enter the Brown Bag room in the University Union Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. Now, Sac State faces another surge as COVID-19 numbers rise throughout the community.

[Photo] The COVID-19 surge: what you need to know

Analah Wallace, Staffer
September 25, 2023

A nursing student checks another student’s body temperature during the pandemic before letting her enter the Brown Bag room in the University Union Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. Now, Sac State faces another...

Attendees of World’s Worst Expo browse through vendors selling Y2K and vintage clothing on H and 11 st. Saturday, Sept. 17, 2023. Many vendors sold Y2K and vintage clothing at this event.

[Photo] Explore the world of Y2K fashion at the World’s Worst Expo

Katelyn Marano, Staffer
September 18, 2023

Attendees of World’s Worst Expo browse through vendors selling Y2K and vintage clothing on H and 11 st. Saturday, Sept. 17, 2023. Many vendors sold Y2K and vintage clothing at this event.

Sac State students browse through vendors during Stinger Expo inside the University Union Ballroom, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023. An estimate of 800 students attended yesterday.

GALLERY: Explore Stinger Expo’s clothing galore

Small business owners showcase clothes, art and more
Madelaine Church, Staffer
September 13, 2023
Stinger Expo had its first event for the 2023-2024 academic year inside the University Union Ballroom Tuesday.
Here are 10 songs you need to listen to this summer. From the timeless classic of “Surfin USA” to the modern hits such as “California Gurls” by Katy Perry, this is a playlist everyone can enjoy this summer. (Graphic created in Canva by Madelaine Church)

Hot hits for summer

A top ten list of songs to listen to
Madelaine Church
July 3, 2023
The State Hornet Summer Playlist will keep everyone grooving all season long.
Sacramento State students gather closely around Daniel John Lee in the Library Quad as he preached how he felt masturbation was a sinful act Wednesday, May 10, 2023. Many students disagreed with Lee’s beliefs and argued against him during the three days he attended campus.

Students engage in heated debates with self-proclaimed religious preacher

Three day disruption at Sac State’s Library Quad
Madelaine Church
May 12, 2023
Sac State students express outrage over repeated demonstrations.
BTDT Been There Done That

Been There, Done That Ep 3 : Best places to watch Kings playoff game

Sports bars and restaurants to go and enjoy the Kings playoff game.
A guide to the most successful graduation photoshoot. Find useful information that you can learn and apply for your upcoming photoshoot. (Graphic made in Canva by Madelaine Church)

About to graduate? Get glammed up for your ‘Gram

State Hornet guide to perfect graduation photoshoot
Madelaine Church
April 18, 2023
Have you taken your grad photos yet? Read here to get photos that pop.
Anees Mokhiber is a singer and songwriter from Washington D.C. He released his album “Landscapes” in 2011 and is most known for his song “Sun and Moon.” (Photo courtesy of ANEES and Canva graphic by Hailey Valdivia)

PREVIEW: UNiQUE brings Anees to Sac State

The program’s staff prepare to host the singer
Hailey Valdivia and Madelaine Church
April 11, 2023
Anees, on his rise to fame, is performing at the University Union Thursday
Here are 10 songs you need to listen to this spring. From timeless classics from “Here Comes The Sun” to modern hits such as “The Spins” by Mac Miller. This is a playlist everyone can enjoy! (Graphic and photo: Madelaine Church)

Refresh your playlist with these 10 songs this spring

A top ten recommendation list of songs you need to listen to this spring
Madelaine Church
April 9, 2023
Staff writer Madi Church recommends these songs for a fresh start.
At the town hall meeting at the University Union Redwood Room Monday, April 3, 2023, first-year philosophy student Delilah Augustine sharing her experience with a Community Service Officer who allegedly failed to address a stalking incident in her dorm. Augustine said the incident occurred when she lived at North Village.

[Photo] ‘This campus is safe’: ASI holds town hall on multiple sexual assaults

At the town hall meeting at the University Union Redwood Room Monday, April 3, 2023, first-year philosophy student Delilah Augustine sharing her experience with a Community Service Officer who allegedly...

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