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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

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From left, Slayer’s current lineup —  Gary Holt, Tom Araya, Kerry King and Paul Bostaph. The bands farewell show in Sacramento is on May 13 at Papa Murphy’s Park at Cal Expo.

Legendary metal band Slayer to play final Sacramento show

April 24, 2018

Legendary thrash metal band Slayer will be making its final appearance in Sacramento alongside Lamb of God, Anthrax, Behemoth and Testament. The metal community was saddened but not shocked when the...

Artist and Sacramento State alumna Terra Lopez sits in front of the feedback wall at her interactive exhibit, “This is What it Feels Like.” The installation is coming to the University Library breezeway Monday, April 23 and Tuesday, April 24.

Interactive art installation allows people to experience being catcalled

April 19, 2018

Terra Lopez, a Sacramento State alumna and the lead singer of the electronic duo Rituals of Mine, is bringing her emotionally charged installation “This Is What It Feels Like” to the University Library...

#SacStateSays: What do you know about ASI elections?

#SacStateSays: What do you know about ASI elections?

April 9, 2018

The Associated Students, Inc. elections are taking place Wednesday and Thursday on campus. We wondered how many students know about the elections and if they have voted in the past. Tell us if you...

Wanda Cleveland, 61, cradles her head after being struck by a Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department vehicle at a vigil for Stephon Clark on Saturday, March 31.

BREAKING: Woman hit by Sheriff’s Department vehicle at vigil for Stephon Clark

March 31, 2018

Wanda Cleveland, 61, cradles her head after being struck by a Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department vehicle at a vigil for Stephon Clark on Saturday, March 31.

News flash: Bread contains gluten. Therefore, people like me cannot eat it. Gluten is also present in many other foods, and can be difficult to avoid.

OPINION: Gluten allergic on campus, and hungry? So am I.

March 7, 2018

It’s hot. Sweat is pooling in the pits of my arms and the sun is beating down on my worn-out flesh. My thoughts are circular, bordering on obsessive, and the audiobook I’m listening to in my earbuds...

Sacramento State junior Sofi Wicker and freshman Shamika Dhar prepare to compete against Saint Marys College in the No. 3 doubles match at the Sacramento State Courts. Wicker and Dhar lost the match 6-2.

Women’s tennis falls to No. 45 ranked Saint Mary’s

February 25, 2018

The Sacramento State women’s tennis team suffered its fifth loss of the year against Saint Mary’s College on Sunday afternoon by a score of 5-2. The Hornets began their match against Saint Mary’s...

#SacStateSays: Do you feel that you’re getting your money’s worth attending Sac State?

#SacStateSays: Do you feel that you’re getting your money’s worth attending Sac State?

February 14, 2018

At an Associated Students, Inc. forum focusing on the potential tuition increase on Feb. 8, Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen was asked several times about his salary and pay raise. He responded...

Between Marvel Studios The Avengers and DC Comics Justice League, dozens of superhero films have been released in recent years.

OPINION: Saturation of superhero films lessen their impact

February 13, 2018

In the early 2000s, directors Bryan Singer and Sam Raimi laid the cornerstone of what eventually became a global, multibillion dollar phenomenon. Singer’s “X-Men” (2000), and Raimi’s “Spider-Man”...

Sac State professor Andrew Connelly (left) addresses attendees with Crocker Art Museum curator and Sac State professor Diana Daniels. He he gave an hour-long talk about the projects origins followed by a question and answer session.

Art show breaks through the noise

February 5, 2018

Sacramento State professor Andrew Connelly spoke during the reception for “All Exaltations: Meditations in Sculpture” as the exhibit’s room filled to capacity Feb. 1, forcing attendees to listen...

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