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The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor
Nicque McMullen

Nicque McMullen, staff writer

Nicque McMullen is a staff writer on the general assignment desk for The State Hornet. She is a senior and joined The State Hornet in fall 2021. Previously, Nicque wrote for Roundhouse News & Reviews at Sierra College. There she won second place in Webcast/Broadcast News from the Journalism Association of Community Colleges.

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Cagnei Duncan runs during the 2021 cross-country Mark Covert Classic for Sacramento State on Sept. 4, 2021. She said that this past season, her 10th season running competitively overall, was her favorite season. (Photo courtesy of Cagnei Duncan)

Cross-country runner makes Sac State history

December 21, 2021
Sacramento State senior cross-country runner Cagnei Duncan shares the support that led her to make school history.
Shuga Cain from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” returns to Sac State’s University Union Ballroom stage with a performance Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. Cain is a drag queen who came in seventh place during season 11 of the show “RuPaul’s Drag Race” in 2019.

GALLERY: Shuga Cain drag show returns to Sac State with energetic event

November 9, 2021
Drag queen Shuga Cain from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” returned to Sac State Thursday night with a performance filled with jokes, stories about herself and other drag queens, and lip-syncing.
J.J. Jones stands outside of the University Theatre on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. Jones plays the lead character Dr. Frank-N-Furter in Sac State’s “The Rocky Horror Show” production that opens on Oct. 20, 2021.

Sac State’s lead in ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ shares experiences being Two-Spirit, drag artist

October 25, 2021
Jones proceeded to send an email to the director of the show Michelle Felten because she said this was the first time there was a specific role that she really wanted. “I got that email from J.J. saying ‘would you consider casting a woman in this part?’” Michelle Felten, director of “The Rocky Horror Show,” said.
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.
The entrance to the “More Than Just Scribbles” art exhibit on the second floor of the University Union on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. The exhibit will continue to be held every day from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. until Thursday, Sept. 30.  Photo by Nicque McMullen

Artwork from ASI Children’s Center displayed in Sac State Union

University Union hosts annual “More Than Just Scribbles” exhibit
September 20, 2021
Art made by the children in the ASI Children’s Program hangs on the walls of the Gallery located on the second floor of the University Union for the next week. Read more about the exhibit here:
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