The State Hornet

Student balances life at school and as a performer

Jasmine Alston

October 15, 2014

Late nights and early mornings is how most students go about handling the semester, whether it is with parties or staying up late to study and then getting up for class the next day. But dedicating time to write and collaborate on music is a typical routine for one Sacramento State student.The atmosp...

Hip-hop and rap genre: a cultural revolution

Daniel Magalit

October 9, 2014

Hip-hop and rap today is not the same as yesteryear’s. The differences in hip-hop today and hip-hop then, is most discernible in lyrical content, the production of sounds and possibly in the lack of understanding of the culture and its history.Hip-hop and its five elements are prominent in today’s m...

Changing the way we view the word ‘bitch’

State Hornet Staff

April 15, 2014

Depending on how it is used, the word bitch can describe a multitude of females. But, if a woman owns that word, the power of the word is given to her. Sophomore child development and French double major Bree Conn, said the connotation behind the word has everything to do with the woman being called...

Celebrity Voters

Camille Weber color illustration of a donkey and elephant voting.

Samantha Gallegos

October 31, 2012

Celebrities have the ability to influence the public on everything, but their potential impact on elections and the political process is devastating considering they aren’t always the most informed sources. During the election season celebrities make their political opinions public to persuade fans to ...