The State Hornet

UNIQUE program offers constant camaraderie

Denise Barajas

October 8, 2015

The Union Network for Innovative and Quality University Entertainment Programs has seen their volunteer numbers soar as more members bond together. UNIQUE Programs is a volunteer group that hosts a variety of events on campus each semester that are inexpensive forms of entertainment for not onl...

Slut-shaming becoming less and less accepted

Graphic by Rachel Rosenbaum and Pierce Grohosky

Daniel Magalit

September 2, 2015

In a culture in which society blames victims for their circumstances and tells women to wear clothing that will not provoke men to lust after them, "slut-shaming" has become a common practice.The term "slut-shaming" is used to make people, usually women, feel inferior or indecorous for their sexual behaviors.Se...

Mills College makes history

Alexis Atwood

September 11, 2014

Mills College, an all-women’s college in Oakland, has let history walk through its front doors as it is the first of the 119 single-sex colleges in the country to ever consider accepting transgender people.The school will be the only college allowing applicants to choose their gender as long as that choice...

College newspapers are a vital part of campus life and worth the funding

State Hornet Staff

March 6, 2014

A student newspaper is a vital part of campus life, providing breaking news as well as student spotlights. But it also provides an opportunity for students to gain legitimate journalism experience while learning to write, edit, design, photograph, manage and report. The loss of a college publication woul...

Shine coffee house offers a venue for local artists and musicians

Erika Bradley

March 3, 2014

On the corner of 14th and E streets in downtown Sacramento hangs a vintage sign declaring Shine coffee house, a place not only for food and drinks but an environment that welcomes local art and music. Shine features local musicians, poets and other visual artists every month. That brings the community ...

Sac State athletics teams serve as role models for the community

State Hornet Staff

February 7, 2014

Although it is not a requirement for Sacramento State athletics teams to participate in community service, some coaches make it a policy for their teams to give back.Teams that have made community service a priority within the past three months include gymnastics, men’s basketball, women’s rowing and men...

Facebook celebrates its 10th birthday

Elizabeth DeCicco

February 5, 2014

One decade ago, a Harvard sophomore and aspiring computer programmer conceived what would be known as Facebook in his college dorm room.Co-founder Mark Zuckerberg said in his Facebook post honoring the anniversary that he eventually hoped he would connect not only an academic community, but also communiti...

New Arts and Letters program makes it easier for students to return to school

Daisy Aguilar

October 16, 2013

The College of Arts and Letters will launch a pilot bachelor’s degree completion program fall 2014 to make it easier for students with other life obligations to return to school.The program is specifically designed for students who left school due to course scheduling patterns, and will offer classes ...

Food trucks benefit community events with unique dishes and contributions

Camille Anglo

September 4, 2013

With unique made-to-order meals ranging from Korean tacos to bacon-laden sliders and the numerous ways to top a hot dog, the rise of the food truck trend has been a dream come true to many food lovers.Yet, not only are food trucks providing customers with a rare dining experience, they are doing their...

Sac State 5k Fun Run kicks off today at the Well at 6 p.m.

A'talah Foster

April 18, 2013

As the season starts to change and weather becomes warmer, more people in the Sacramento community are taking their exercise outdoors.While many enjoy working out in the gym, the on campus recreational center, The Well, is getting ready for its annual 5K Fun Run where any student, faculty, staff or ...

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