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Ethnic study courses inspire students to open their minds

Ethnic study courses inspire students to open their minds

McClatchy Tribune

May 14, 2014

In a state where Latinos make up the majority, one would think California’s educational system would reflect that. According to the California Department of Education, Latinos in 2012/2013 made up 52.7 percent of students in the state.However, with the majority of students in California being Latin...

The Cronut: A crispy, sugar-drenched donut

Elizabeth DeCicco

April 29, 2014

The cronut is a registered trademark of where it was born, Dominique Ansel Bakery in Manhattan. The New York Post had declared Ansel as the “Willy Wonka of NYC.” Ansel created this sensational pastry to be innovative and creative for his bakery, and took him two months to develop the recipe, Ansel told USA Today.

Get the job you want with a suitable resume

Get the job you want with a suitable resume

Elizabeth DeCicco

March 23, 2014

As graduation approaches for some Sacramento State students, feelings of excitement come near, but the overall fear of the employment world also creeps up. Building a resume is the launch of a career after college.Here are the best techniques to advertise your experience and skills to potential employers from the ...

Inspiring imagination to escape everyday struggles

Inspiring imagination to escape everyday struggles

McClatchy Tribune

February 26, 2014

With a movie title like “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” it’s not easy to guess what to expect, but it turned out pleasantly surprising, and even inspirational.Walter Mitty, played by Ben Stiller, is a negative assets manager for Life magazine whose life is safe and comfortable. When Mitty lo...

Soap operas in South Korea reflect passion and drama

Soap operas in South Korea reflect passion and drama

McClatchy Tribune

February 5, 2014

South Korean dramas can be filled with as much comedy or drama as Latin telenovelas or  American soap operas, but without the time commitment. American soap operas such as “Days of Our Lives” can be on the air for over 40 yearswhereas South Korean dramas usually run about 16 to 20 episodes in the sp...

MOVIE REVIEW: Emotions run wild in bold truth of ‘12 Years a Slave’

MOVIE REVIEW: Emotions run wild in bold truth of ‘12 Years a Slave’

State Hornet Staff

November 12, 2013

Director Steven McQueen’s film “12 Years a Slave” illustrates a rarely told truth about slavery in the United States.Unlike the recently released movie “Django Unchained,” there is not really any forced humor throughout this film. Instead “12 Years a Slave” delivers a more intense image ...

Staff Picks: Start November off with good tunes

Staff Picks: Start November off with good tunes

Reporting by Anisca Miles

November 5, 2013

Song: “Landscapes”Artist: Johnny PolygonAlbum: “The Nothing”Briana says: John Armour, known as Johnny Polygon on stage, is an independent artist from Tulsa, Oklahoma. He’s worked with artists such as Nas and Kid Cudi and made a cameo appearance in Kid Cudi’s music video “The Pursuit of Happin...

‘Vampire Diaries’ spin-off is keeping fans addicted to TV

‘Vampire Diaries’ spin-off is keeping fans addicted to TV

State Hornet Staff

October 15, 2013

Series: “The Originals”Genre: Action, Adventure and DramaNetwork: CWDate/Time: Tuesdays, 8 p.m.Over the past few years, TV watchers have been saturated with vampire-themed shows and movies to keep them entertained.The CW Network introduced its new series, “The Originals,” proving the supernatur...

South American trio add a cool factor in this review

South American trio add a cool factor in this review

McClatchy Tribune

October 1, 2013

Listening to MATANZA elicits a desire to move to some incredibly sweaty place, eat only from farmer’s markets and adopt a shoulder monkey named Tom Bomberdash to feed banana slices to with your newfound machete skills.This genius meld of street house and South American folk is the result of two Chil...