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My pants are my business

State Hornet Staff

September 26, 2014

I hate pants.When I transferred from a very conservative Christian school to a public high school and realized I had freedom over what I wore, I dedicated one day a week to not wearing them.I wore skirts and shorts and pajamas and sweats and leggings and gauchos, pretty much anything that was not je...

Being funny does not require Y chromosome

Being funny does not require Y chromosome

Jaime Carrillo

November 12, 2013

Comedy is subjective, but writing off an entire gender’s talents is rather shallow. Women are just as funny as men.If someone cannot find one comedienne they like at this point, they’re either not seeking one out or just being difficult. Just about every funny male comedian you can imagine has a fem...

Males struggle to maintain body image

Elizabeth Ramirez

December 5, 2012

When you type the word “women” in the Bing images search engine, photos of women in bikinis showing their flat stomachs and overly made faces appear. When you type in the word “men” in Bing images, photos of shirtless men showing their abs and model-perfect faces appear. Society has placed a b...

Hornet cheerleaders dispel stereotype as a female sport

Hornet cheerleaders dispel stereotype as a female sport

State Hornet Staff

February 21, 2012

Male cheerleaders have been stereotypically categorized as being feminine, but the cheerleaders at Sacramento State are putting a stop to that stereotype and giving everyone a piece of their mind.There are six men and five women on the Sac State coed cheerleading team. They travel to Florida every yea...

Obama closes 2005 loophole in Title IX

Obama closes 2005 loophole in Title IX

Miriam Arghandiwal

April 27, 2010

Vice President Joe Biden announced April 20 the Obama administration would overturn the 2005 revised interpretation to Title IX federal law, which was said to provide a loophole in the law. Title IX reads that no one shall be discriminated against due to gender and requires colleges and universities t...