The State Hornet

Students respond to ASI elections

State Hornet Staff

April 22, 2014

Sacramento State students began voting for Associated Student representatives Tuesday at 8 a.m.Child development major Julz Sumodublla, a junior, said that this year’s candidates were more vocal about their campaign but only publicized to certain groups on campus.“This year has a lot more publicity...

Living in a technological generation

Jaime Carrillo

November 20, 2013

The telephone, the telegraph and the cotton gin are all incredible feats of human ingenuity that changed the world in their time. They also didn’t receive half the flack smartphones and social media are getting today.When I was casually surfing through Facebook, I found a photo taken from a coffee s...

Technology in communication should be for everyone

Many consumers of communication have learned to embrace new technology that allows them to share information in new, fast ways. 

Jaime Carrillo

November 15, 2013

The telephone, the telegraph and the cotton gin are all incredible feats of human ingenuity that changed the world in their time. They also didn’t receive half the flack smartphones and social media are getting today.When I was casually surfing through Facebook, I found a photo taken from a coffee sh...

UN simulation course teaches students politics, communication skills

Daisy Aguilar

October 2, 2013

After taking several courses with an international background, 31-year-old international relations student Chris Breino is prepared to be part of a winning team this semester.Although Breino is new this semester to the United Nations simulation course at Sacramento State, he is ready to take on the demandin...

Casual language can be viewed the wrong way

Scott Barrett

February 20, 2013

Beliefs, thoughts, words, actions, habits, values, and destiny; that is the famous order in which Gandhi suggested one becomes another. After an interesting second meeting lecture in an upper-division English class, it is words that have me wondering. We may not be so conscious of our casual use of langu...

Erotic language spices up love life, leads to better sex

Brittany Bradley

November 30, 2011

"Talk dirty to me," I whispered. My boyfriend at the time blushed and began to stutter. "Um. Well I might like to put my tongue on your cheek; I mean no, your ear. Am I doing this right?" he stuttered. He rambled on like that for 10 minutes before I lost hope. As his confidence evaporated into jerky eup...

Sac State’s Bookworms group helps kids get a head start on reading

Ivy McDonald

November 13, 2011

One communication studies class on campus is trying to help underprivileged children in the area by hosting a book drive. Nick Trujillo's senior seminar in small group communication has formed the Bookworms, a small group that has been collecting books for kids throughout the semester. "It's a rea...

Women want men to just communicate

Brittany Bradley

September 21, 2011

Men constantly ask me, "what is the secret to women and what do they want?" It's really simple, or at least it should be. Women may seem difficult or complicated, but in all sincerity, there is no secret to what we want. So what is it women want, need and crave? WORDS! Yes, that's right, I said words. ...