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Ethnic study courses inspire students to open their minds

Ethnic study courses inspire students to open their minds

McClatchy Tribune

May 14, 2014

In a state where Latinos make up the majority, one would think California’s educational system would reflect that. According to the California Department of Education, Latinos in 2012/2013 made up 52.7 percent of students in the state.However, with the majority of students in California being Latin...

Terry McMillian shares stories and inspiration

Terry McMillian shares stories and inspiration

McClatchy Tribune

February 9, 2014

“Happy Black History Month, even though I’m black all year long.”And with that, noted author Terry McMillan set the tone for a night full of laughter, wisdom, and insight.On February 6th, the New York Times author of such works as “How Stella Got Her Groove Back” as well as “Waiting to Ex...

Staff Picks: Start November off with good tunes

Staff Picks: Start November off with good tunes

Reporting by Anisca Miles

November 6, 2013

Song: “Landscapes”Artist: Johnny PolygonAlbum: “The Nothing”Briana says: John Armour, known as Johnny Polygon on stage, is an independent artist from Tulsa, Oklahoma. He’s worked with artists such as Nas and Kid Cudi and made a cameo appearance in Kid Cudi’s music video “The Pursuit of Happin...

ILLUSTRATION: Daydreaming student

State Hornet Staff

October 22, 2013

300 dpi Lee Hulteng llustration of daydreaming student. MCT 2011krtnational national; krtworld world; krt; krtcampus campus; mctillustration; 05005002; 05005003; EDU; high school; junior high school; krteducation education; krtschool school; middle school; african american african-american black; krtdiversit...

South American trio add a cool factor in this review

South American trio add a cool factor in this review

McClatchy Tribune

October 1, 2013

Listening to MATANZA elicits a desire to move to some incredibly sweaty place, eat only from farmer’s markets and adopt a shoulder monkey named Tom Bomberdash to feed banana slices to with your newfound machete skills.This genius meld of street house and South American folk is the result of two Chil...

Norah Jones shines with a little help from her friends

Norah Jones shines with a little help from her friends

Leia Ostermann

November 29, 2010

Norah Jones is someone my mom likes. Telling people your mom likes something instantly puts it into a category that you are unwilling to talk about, whether praising or insulting. Norah Jones' new album is more than something my mom likes. It is something that I adore. Not because my taste is partic...

Campus-wide forum to address Haiti earthquake

Campus-wide forum to address Haiti earthquake

Timothy Sandoval

February 20, 2010

A few days after the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti, Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez sent out a message to the entire campus calling on it to do whatever it can to help the people of Haiti. Some on campus have answered that call. "For me, that was a clear call," said Don Taylor, direct...