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Lecturer embraces pop culture for higher ed

Jonathan Ayestas

February 16, 2016

Communication Studies Professor Christine Miller suggested using rap battles, music videos and dance as methods for promoting higher education innovation. Every year, a faculty member is chosen as the recipient of the John Livingston Annual Faculty Lecture Award. This year, Miller received that d...

U-Nite celebrates Sac- State’s talent

State Hornet Staff

April 11, 2014

Sacramento State’s Festival of the Arts welcomed guests to the third annual U-Nite at the Crocker Museum in downtown Sacramento Thursday night. Poetry, dance, live music, sculptures and paintings were some of the few forms of art and talent Sac State faculty, students and staff showcased. Graphic de...

Sacramento Black Art of Dance performs its last shows this weekend

Kelly Tao

March 7, 2014

For the past two decades, students and the community have gathered for the annual performance put on by Sacramento Black Art of Dance, also known as S/BAD. The event began on Feb 27 and will go on until March 9 in Solano Hall room 1010. Founded and directed by Theater and Dance Department Chair Linda ...

Black Art of Dance concert series continues with 21st showing at Sac State

Black Art of Dance concert series continues with 21st showing at Sac State

A'talah Foster

March 6, 2013

Heritage and music collide in the dance department’s annual concert celebrating black dance culture.  The dance department holds the Sacramento/Black Art of Dance Company, which has been at Sac State for more than 21 years. Dance choreographer Linda Goodrich created the dance company following in...

Sac State Ballroom Social club offers free lessons to students and public

Maikalina Madali

March 4, 2013

The Sacramento State Ballroom Social is a club that allows students and the public to enjoy free lessons from experienced instructors of various dance styles. “(Ballroom Social) is open to all majors, students and the public,” said liberal club president Laura Ward, a senior liberal studies major. "We h...

The talent behind ‘Dance House’

Dancers perform “Forgive me,” by Windy Kahana.

State Hornet Staff

September 7, 2011

CLAUDIA STAFFORD, DANCER & ALUMNA Claudia Stafford graduated from Sacramento State last fall, but that did not stop her from coming back to perform in this year’s Dance House in Elhom Mirmazaheri’s piece. Dance House is eclectic this year, with students of all different disciplines working together f...

Today’s young popstars have no talent

Miley Cyrus at a concert::McClatchy Tribune

KIMBERLY P. MITCHELL

November 10, 2010

Cole Mayer What hath the normally good music world wrought? Young stars with little to no talent, such as Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber and Taylor Momsen. These stars are near-ubiquitous in today's society, when they really should just go away. There once was a man who performed on stage, his mullet sway...