The State Hornet

As drone popularity increases, so should privacy laws

As drone popularity increases, so should privacy laws

Anthony Nathan

January 26, 2015

In June of last year, Lisa Pleiss, a Seattle woman reported a “Peeping Tom” recording her from the 26th floor of her apartment complex. The alleged “Tom” was not in a tree or fire escape. He was operating an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) or what is commonly referred to as a drone."It was freak...

Amazon lockers removed at the request of UEI

Matthew Malone

December 2, 2014

The Amazon Locker installed in the University Union was removed Friday Nov. 21 after two months in service to avoid infringing on a contract between University Enterprises Inc. and the operator of the Hornet Bookstore.The bank of bright yellow lockers, placed outside the Game Room on Sept. 18, was part of Amazon Lock...

Students say goodbye to “Megara” with mixed reactions

Students say goodbye to “Megara” with mixed reactions

Virginia McCormick

November 27, 2014

To the dismay and confusion of some students, Sacramento State's Amazon Locker, nicknamed "Megara," was decommissioned on Nov. 18 and removed from campus entirely on Nov. 21.The locker was installed in the University Union, outside the Game Room, after the start of the fall 2014 semester. "Megara" was...

Local shopping encouraged this season

Virginia McCormick

November 19, 2014

As Black Friday and the gift-giving season approaches, stores are gearing up for the influx of holiday shoppers.That includes Midtown Sacramento brick-and-mortar stores, of which 12 have decided to try fighting back the online shopping buzz by drumming up some unique business offers.During the month of Nov...

Binge watching is the new way to watch TV

Shanel Royal

February 20, 2013

A 2012 report by Nielsen said Americans spent 34 hours per week in front of the television. People intend to watch an episode of a show and end up watching 10. This is called binge watching. Binge watching is a growing trend. It is popular for people to wait until late in a series to begin watching ...