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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor
Marin Perego

Marin Perego, arts and entertainment editor

Marin Perego joined The State Hornet as an arts & entertainment beat writer in fall 2021. She is a senior majoring in journalism and minoring in communication studies. After graduation, she hopes to continue reporting within the A&E realm.
All content by Marin Perego
Breaking news: we’re graduating: BREAKING DOWN THE WALLS PODCAST

Breaking news: we’re graduating: BREAKING DOWN THE WALLS PODCAST

May 16, 2022
Magaly is joined by editor in chief Jordan Parker and arts & entertainment editor Marin Perego to talk about what it feels like to finally graduate and what lies ahead for them.
(L-R): Wallows lead guitarist Braeden Lemasters, lead singer Dylan Minnette, drummer Cole Preston, bassist Blake Morell and bassist/keyboardist Kevin Grimmett perform “Remember When” on Friday at Ace of Spades. The sold-out show wrapped up the first week of the Tell Me That It’s Over tour.

Wallows rock a sold-out, sweltering Ace of Spades

Sacramento show wraps up first week of band’s 'Tell Me That It’s Over' tour
April 9, 2022
The alt-rock band’s seventh show of the “Tell Me That It’s Over” tour brought a post-punk, indie sound to Sacramento’s beloved music venue.
Graphic created in Canva by Mercy Sosa

Doja and The Weeknd tour, festivals vs. concerts and love song 101 (Ft. Nataya Rule): KEYS ‘N D MINOR PODCAST

March 24, 2022
Local singer Nataya Rule joins the show to talk about her album “True Love” and arts and entertainment editor Marin Perego also talks to Key and Nij about concert experiences.
Isela Ortiz graduated from Sac State in 2012 with a journalism degree and is the founder and owner of Sac Dance Lab. The studio provides classes in commercial dance which were once exclusively available in larger cities like Los Angeles. Photos taken by Marin Perego. Graphic created in Canva by Marin Perego.

How a Sac State alumna moved from journalism to choreography

The owner of Sac Dance Lab reflects on the evolution of her career
February 3, 2022

Bright red lights flooded the walls of Sac Dance Lab’s Studio 2 as music surged through the speakers. Dancers cheered each other on before one last run of choreography that culminated in a contemporary...

Native American heritage month, end of semester coverage: STATE HORNET NEWS

December 17, 2021
In this special edition of State Hornet News, we celebrate and talk about the latest coverage to come during Native American heritage month and other top stories from the end of the fall 2021 semester.
Graphic created in Canva by Zachary Cimaglio and Mercy Sosa.

Culture Club: The top five songs that should have been singles

The State Hornet discusses their favorite non-single tracks
December 13, 2021
Sometimes the most popular track is not the best one on the album. Here are five songs that the State Hornet’s A&E section thinks were deserving of their own individual releases:
Graphic created in Canva by Zachary Cimaglio and Mercy Sosa

OPINION: Top 5 underappreciated movie sequels

November 15, 2021
The first one is probably still better, but this list of underappreciated movie sequels from The State Hornet’s A&E section is still worth checking out:
The State Hornet’s Arts & Entertainment section present their top five choices on what they think are the weirdest Halloween movies. Graphic created in Canva.

Top 5 strangest horror films you’ll ever see.

October 30, 2021

With Halloween coming up on us faster than Michael Myers, the time is now for some spooky movies. That’s why the arts & entertainment section at The State Hornet has compiled a list of the weirdest,...

The department of theatre & dance is located in Shasta Hall just at the end of campus on February 8, 2019. Thursday’s performance of Sacramento State Department of Theatre and Dance’s “The Rocky Horror Show” was canceled due to an actor suffering injuries from a car accident, according to director Michelle Felten.

Sac State ‘Rocky Horror’ performance canceled Thursday after actor injured in car accident

Show returned Friday with a replacement actor
October 23, 2021
A performance of Sacramento State Department of Theatre and Dance’s “The Rocky Horror Show” was canceled Thursday due to a lead actor suffering injuries from a car accident, according to director Michelle Felten.
J.J. Jones (left), Phoenix Brewer (middle), and Avery Hersek (right) rehearsing the song “Sweet Transvestite” in the University Theatre on Oct. 15. The Rocky Horror Show opens Wednesday and runs until Oct. 31.

Live theater returns to Sac State with production of ‘Rocky Horror’

Department of Theatre and Dance to open first live performance in two years
October 18, 2021
The Sacramento State Department of Theatre and Dance’s production of “The Rocky Horror Show” opens Wednesday. Here’s how the cast and crew have approached the cult classic, the department’s first live performance since the start of the pandemic:
Posters from the Royal Chicano Air Force art collective hang in the Collections & Collaborations exhibit on Sept. 30, 2021. Art history and printmaking students referenced the posters from the university’s archives to create works based on their own ephemera. Photo of the posters taken by Marin Perego. Graphic created in Canva.

Sac State art students respond to pandemic through printmaking

A virtual campus in artform
October 10, 2021
The “Collections & Collaborations” printmaking exhibition on display in the University Union Gallery spotlights pieces by Sacramento State art history students.
Lead guitarist Tim Picchi plays a solo during Island of Black & White’s set on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021. The performance took place Thursday in the University Union Serna Plaza

Island of Black and White plays Sac State concert

Sacramento band explores multiple genres
September 11, 2021
Sac State’s UNIQUE hosted their second concert in two days on Thursday evening. Read more to hear what students had to say about the Sacramento band that said they don’t confine themselves to one genre
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