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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor
Milan Cabebe

Milan Cabebe, Author

Milan Cabebe joined The State Hornet as a staff writer on the general assignment desk in spring 2019 then returned in fall 2020 as an arts and entertainment features beat writer. She has also done audience engagement and promotions work with Entercom Radio. Milan is a senior pursuing a degree in journalism with a minor in communications and hopes to work in fashion, lifestyle and/or entertainment after graduation.
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Farouq Gidado, founder and owner of ABAS Clothing, poses on K Street, as a Sacramento Regional Transit bus passes by in Downtown Sacramento Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020. The acronym ABAS stands for “always be about something.

Sac State alumnus aims to inspire with his ‘ABAS’ clothing brand

Farouq Gidado encourages others to ‘always be about something’
Milan Cabebe
December 7, 2020

Sacramento State sociology alumnus Farouq Gidado’s father always told him, “If you do something, make sure you do it well or don't do it at all.” Living by this all of his life, Gidado pushes...

Gavin Wilson, a self-taught beatboxer, waits to perform outside the University Union Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2019. Wilson will perform in the annual Sac States Got Talent competition Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 on Zoom.

Sac State students and staff to compete in Sac State’s Got Talent

UNIQUE hosts its first-ever virtual talent show
Milan Cabebe
December 1, 2020
Sac State students will take the Zoom stage Thursday night in UNIQUE’s annual Sac State’s Got Talent show.
6 Sac State students showcase their rooms

6 Sac State students showcase their rooms

Milan Cabebe
November 9, 2020
Need some room decor inspo? Check out these Sac State student rooms through the lens of Zoom.
Dancers perform downstairs in The Union during Phlagleblast on Sept. 7, 2016. Phlagleblast is one of the events students are missing out on during the virtual fall semester.

5 things Sac State students are missing out on during virtual fall semester

Milan Cabebe
October 6, 2020
With the majority of classes being taught virtually this semester, Sac State was not able to host events that they put together annually for students. Here’s what students are missing during the virtual fall semester.
Studio art major Jessica Wolfe and other advanced ceramics students create pottery for their next class project. All students sit at least six feet away from each other at their pottery wheels during class.

Sac State studio art students get needed equipment and community from in-person classes

Milan Cabebe and Khalil Bourgoub
September 17, 2020

A handful of Sacramento State art classes are being taught in person this fall and while some people may frown upon this fact, the students and staff of the school’s advanced ceramics class are grateful...

In a 50-year-old State Hornet story, black athletes describe how it felt being discriminated against on a college basketball team a year after the Civil Rights Movement ended. The athletes compiled a list of demands, which included the restructuring of the athletics program to include both black and white athletes in decision making.

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Black student athletes’ fight for social justice in Sac State athletics

Milan Cabebe
May 17, 2019

In 1969, Sacramento State basketball players voiced their grievances against the university's athletics department at a public press conference held on campus after experiencing prejudice and discrimination...

Hometown support wasnt enough to keep the Hornets baseball team from losing a 12-inning title game in May of 1987. It was the Hornets second series appearance in three years.

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Sac State baseball team’s trip to the 1988 College World Series

Milan Cabebe
April 23, 2019

In 1988 Sacramento State’s men’s baseball team reached its highest point as a program when it nearly captured the Division II College World Series, ultimately falling in the championship game to Florida...

#SacStateSays: ‘How did you react after hearing about the death of Sac State student William Molina?’

#SacStateSays: ‘How did you react after hearing about the death of Sac State student William Molina?’

Milan Cabebe
April 21, 2019

How did you react after hearing about the death of Sac State student Will Molina following a pellet gun shot? Sacramento State student William Molina died after being shot by a pellet gun at an off-campus...

The Kitchen guests enjoy dinner and glass of wine at the counter surrounding the chefs, who cook and prepare their meals right in front of them.

Michelin to include Sacramento restaurants in first-ever California guide

Other cities added include Los Angeles, San Diego and Monterey
Milan Cabebe
April 15, 2019

Sacramento was recently added to the list of cities whose restaurants may be highlighted in the esteemed annual Michelin Guide, a decision that has sparked excitement for some Sacramento State alumni restaurateurs. The...

Humboldt States Plastic to Life student entrepreneur team poses with Sac State university president Robert Nelsen. Plastic to Life won first place overall, along with the Sustainability Award and Peoples Choice award

Humboldt team sweeps annual Sac State business competition

Milan Cabebe
April 6, 2019

Nine student entrepreneur teams competed in the sixth annual Future Four and More business pitch competition in the Carlsen Center Friday. Future Four and More is a regional business concept competition...

Previous Future Four & More winners team of Marissa Mendez, marketing and national business major,  and graduate electrical engineering student Ammar Ahmed present Craft Cube, a four-in-one user-friendly device that can 3D print, 3D scan, laser cut and mill, in April of 2017 at the Alumni Center.

Student entrepreneurs to compete at Sac State in ‘Future Four’ competition

Milan Cabebe
April 4, 2019

Students from Northern California universities and community colleges, including Sacramento State, will compete for cash prizes in the Future Four & More business entrepreneurship competition Friday. The...

ASI student volunteers and Central Downtown Food Basket help students pick out the best fruits and vegetables out at the ASI Pop Up Pantry outside of The Well on Sept. 10, 2018. This semester, the Pop Up Pantry is now officially set up to distribute in the library quad two to three times a month, Mondays from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Behind the scenes of the Pop Up Pantry

Milan Cabebe
February 25, 2019

Every Monday morning of distribution, Timothy Baumbach drives to the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services in his truck and tries to get three different types of fresh produce for the Associated Students,...

The glass walls of the Games Room looking into into the building from the walkway just outside on Feb. 6. The Games Room was one of the projects under construction during the University Union renovations.

University Union’s Games Room set to reopen this semester

Renovations to design and new consoles coming
Milan Cabebe
February 6, 2019

Sacramento State’s new and improved Games Room will be back and open for business later this semester, according to University Union officials. This popular spot has been under construction and hidden...

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