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The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

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eLove: Search for the perfect match

Mikhail Chernyavsky
June 1, 2009

Approxiamtely 210 billion e-mails are sent out each day worldwide. Assume that all 6.7 billion people on Earth receive e-mail, and this averages out to 31 e-mails per person each day. For those people...

Two reasons for cheating

Mikhail Chernyavsky
April 22, 2009

They say two heads are better than one. However, if that second head is your libido then you might be getting into some trouble when you're in a relationship. In 2007 the "MSNBC.com/iVillage Lust, Love...

‘Bring out your dead’

Mikhail Chernyavsky
January 23, 2009

Never in my life have I ever hated anyone for his or her culture, ethnicity or religious creed, until now. Congratulations to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). You have caused me-for...

Shop till you drop

Mikhail Chernyavsky
December 4, 2008

If you are reading this, congratulations, you survived Black Friday. Some weren't so lucky. By now we have all heard about the blitzkrieg of shoppers that ran over a temporary employee at a Long Island...

The Faint keeps students jumping

Mikhail Chernyavsky
November 12, 2008

Lights were flashing as smoke filled the air, while the screaming voices of people filled the halls of the University Union. This was the scene of the Union Ballroom as The Faint took the stage Friday...

Out with the old, holding off on the new

Mikhail Chernyavsky
November 8, 2008

The beauty of being on a university campus every day is seeing the diversity of views of my fellow students. It is encouraging to see how outspoken people are about their beliefs. While there is no "wrong"...

‘Game Party 2’: Break up the party

Mikhail Chernyavsky
November 6, 2008

As college students, it is safe to say we are always looking for something fun to do. We need something to entertain us. However, being college students, money can be a hindrance on our fun times. If we...

Parking fees to increase

Mikhail Chernyavsky
November 5, 2008

Students, faculty and staff will pay higher parking fees in spring 2009, Sacramento State announced Friday. Student parking permits will rise from $24 per month to $34 per month, which will raise the semester...

VIDEO: Run through on giving blood

Mikhail Chernyavsky
October 22, 2008

At the blood drive held in the University Union Ballroom, Reviews Editor Mikhail Chernyavsky goes through the process of giving blood. The blood drive will continue today from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on...

‘Robot Chicken’ season three stays alive

Mikhail Chernyavsky
October 15, 2008

"Robot Chicken" season three is finally here. The wait is over. Oh, you've never heard of "Adult Swim's" number one show? Don't worry, like most shows on Cartoon Network's "Adult Swim," "Robot Chicken"...

Sore eyes for ‘Eagle Eye’

Mikhail Chernyavsky
September 28, 2008

It's the hottest, coolest, and newest idea ever to come to the silver screen. All right, if you didn't catch the hit of sarcasm, this idea is nothing new. In the new Shia LaBeouf thriller "Eagle Eye,"...

Hamlet 2: The greatest fake sequel ever

Mikhail Chernyavsky
September 4, 2008

Upon first hearing the title of the film I could not help but imagine someone saying, "When did the first one come out?" That would have been about 400 years ago. Like the title, the film is ridiculous...

College: Tips, tricks and how to survive

Mikhail Chernyavsky
August 17, 2008

Go ahead and take a deep breath. Take it all in, and let me be the first to welcome you to college. You made it. Now what? As an immigrant, I am the first one in my family to go to college. I didn't have...

VIDEO: Under the influence

Mikhail Chernyavsky
February 28, 2008

Every year hypnotist Tom Deluca Comes to Sacramento State, and yet his act still has people under its trance. Deluca performed Thursday in the Union Ballroom. Students eagerly jumped to volunteer to be...

Jackie Moon is a star

Mikhail Chernyavsky
February 28, 2008

By 1976 Jackie Moon was still riding the wave of his hit single "Love Me Sexy." With his newly-acquired small fortune Moon purchased the semi-pro American Basketball League team the Flint Tropics, and...

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The 7 Questions Of Highly Effective Speed Dating College Students

Mikhail Chernyavsky
February 18, 2008

As a speed dater there is only one thing you need to concern yourself with, speed. Here are seven questions that you should have in mind to have your speed date go from single to dating in minutes. 1....

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Down with love – or at least the holiday

Mikhail Chernyavsky
February 14, 2008

It is cold outside, the trees are bare and the flowers are still dead. So, it is only fitting that we celebrate the day of love during this cold season. It is that time again in which people can reflect...

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Oral sex matters, but be safe

Mikhail Chernyavsky
January 3, 2008

If you are a man, chances are you really don't know what you're doing. If you are a woman, chances are you really don't do it enough. I am talking about two of the most eloquent words in the sexual dictionary:...

VIDEO: Top stories for Nov. 28

Mikhail Chernyavsky
November 30, 2007

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Legal guns on campus will create more tension

Mikhail Chernyavsky
November 24, 2007

A college student walks on to campus with a handgun holstered to his side. It is in plain sight and everyone who comes across the student can easily notice the firearm. The thing is, no one is saying or...

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Must-have sex playlist to set the best mood

Mikhail Chernyavsky
November 24, 2007

When in a romantic relationship, one hopes, it is inevitable that the ultimate act of physical expression is done. It makes no difference whether you call it "making love," "getting down and dirty," or...

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Nice guys finish last, but they make it up in the end

Mikhail Chernyavsky
November 9, 2007

I am cute, not handsome. I am funny, not hysterical. And, from what I hear, I am a good listener. This would make me the nice guy trifecta. Nice tends to be an adjective that will have most guys cringing...

Why women love Halloween

Mikhail Chernyavsky
October 31, 2007

It seems that since graduating from the eighth grade, and some before, most people appear to have left behind their innocence of Halloween. Like most people, I do not know the origins of Halloween. What...

Carell deals with ‘Real Life’

Mikhail Chernyavsky
October 30, 2007

It is often hard to balance laugh-out-loud comedy with serious and meaningful drama without one outweighing the other. However, in his directorial follow-up to "Pieces of April," Peter Hedges has a perfect...

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Sex makes the male world go ’round

Mikhail Chernyavsky
October 25, 2007

Bryan Adams once sang, "I can't help it - there's nothin' I want more...Ya know it's trueEverything I do - I do it for you." When most people hear that song, they either think about how good of a love...

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MySpace bridging the generational gap

Mikhail Chernyavsky
October 18, 2007

It's shrinking at an alarming rate. Well, maybe not alarming, but it is shrinking. Guys you can relax, it's nothing that needs re-enlargement. And no ladies, it does not need implanting. In fact, the generation...

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A ‘carpe diem’ approach

Mikhail Chernyavsky
October 4, 2007

Go to Google or Yahoo! and search for anything in relation to "getting women." You will find millions of links ranging from "Getting Women to Approach You" to "Getting Women to Obsess Over You." Not that...

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‘Sixx A.M.’ is not worthy

Mikhail Chernyavsky
October 2, 2007

Nikki Sixx is best known as the bassist and main songwriter for the popular '80s metal band Motley Crue. After the huge success of the Motley Crue reunion tour in 2005, Sixx returns with a new book and...

What’s that big, black truck?

Mikhail Chernyavsky
September 24, 2007

This morning, a black semi truck pulling a 53-foot trailer with big bold white letters that read "ROCK BAND," pulled on to campus. Sacramento State students, whether observing or passing by, detoured into...

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Cosmo isn’t always right

Mikhail Chernyavsky
September 13, 2007

Working in a place where I am the only male, it's hard not to be involved in the world of "female" magazines, especially when it's laid out in the break room. It never fails; there will always be a Cosmopolitan,...

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Summer lovin’, a fling

Mikhail Chernyavsky
September 4, 2007

It can last anywhere from a day to as long as three months. In the grand spectrum of things, however, it is nothing more than a brief moment in our lives. This "it" is a fling; but unlike most, the summer...

Bluffing in the bedroom

Mikhail Chernyavsky
May 27, 2007

I have done it to get out of school. I have done it to get out of a test. I have done it on a paper. And yes, I have even done it in the bedroom. Yes, I've faked it. Oh yes, ladies, guys can fake it too,...

Latin comedy king comes to Sacramento with new court

Mikhail Chernyavsky
May 16, 2007

He has helped pave the way for some of today's most popular Latino comedians, such as George Lopez and Carlos Mencia. For the past two decades, Paul Rodriguez has entertained audiences on television and...

Cracking the whip on fetishes

Mikhail Chernyavsky
May 15, 2007

Fetish - what does it mean? If you ask Noah Webster, one answer is an inanimate object that is worshiped because it is believed to be magical. If you ask a prude, the answer is something weird that should...

Don’t stop ’til you get enough

Mikhail Chernyavsky
May 10, 2007

A single drop of sweat slowly falls from your face. Your pulsating chest is taken over by heavy breathing, and just when you think you are about to die, you hear: "Ready for another round?" Duration -...

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Understanding is the key to having three

Mikhail Chernyavsky
May 4, 2007

Sex is quickly turned into nothing more than an animalistic act of sweat, moans and groans, as two women are ravished by one sex-god of a man. Just about every man has fantasized about being with two women...

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Body hair trends arise from adult films

Mikhail Chernyavsky
April 26, 2007

It is very rare to find things that stay consistent over the span of time, especially when it comes to styles. It is very easy to see how things have changed. Look at the photos of your parents at your...

Platonic problems a plenty

Mikhail Chernyavsky
April 26, 2007

I have a lot of girl friends. By that I mean I have a lot of friends who are girls. In fact, most of my friends are girls. I always found the reaction I would get from some people amusing. Most people...

‘Hot Fuzz’ soundtrack leaves a cold beat

Mikhail Chernyavsky
April 19, 2007

Unless you are a music guru or a British pop and rock aficionado, then chances are you will not know most of the bands on the soundtrack to the upcoming film "Hot Fuzz." The soundtrack ranges from 1990s...

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Trends cause ballooning breast expectations

Mikhail Chernyavsky
April 12, 2007

They have been know as apples, balloons, bazongas, bazookas, bazooms, bikini stuffers, bonbons, bulbs, gum drops, hoohas, jugs, knockers, melons, mambos, mangos, polygons, pumpkins, sandbags, shakers,...

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Fun flings fulfill fantasies

Mikhail Chernyavsky
March 31, 2007

In a world where girls have gone wild and cameras capture our every drunken mistake, some cannot help but give in to the temptations of Spring Break. With Spring Break quickly approaching, some have great...

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Condom hunt leaves a sour taste

Mikhail Chernyavsky
March 22, 2007

Now that Justin Timberlake has declared that sexy is on its way back, it is important to know some of the ins and outs of what is sexy. It is important that sexy people continue to not only be sexy in...

Singles can have great time on the day of love

Mikhail Chernyavsky
February 27, 2007

There are days when life throws not-so-subtle hints in people's faces. Walking down the aisle of a Wal-Mart, I noticed a young man looking through a wall of Valentine bears. At that moment, I realized...

Educational feminism helpful for the guys too

Mikhail Chernyavsky
February 27, 2007

If your vagina could talk, what would it say? First off, I would be freaking out and wonder what the hell I am doing with a vagina. Second, I am sure my vagina would be just as freaked out as I am, and...

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