The State Hornet

Play takes audience back in time

Monica Velez

March 14, 2015

“Twilight: Los Angeles” was more than watching a remarkable cast of seven Sacramento State students transform into contrasting gender and racial characters from themselves; it was an eye-awakening experience from the moment the ticket stubs were ripped until the audience filtered out of the Playw...

Theater chair inspires students to act

Monica Velez

March 12, 2015

True passion is when somebody’s language and persona can radiate energy into a room, conversation or an audience.Melinda Wilson Ramey, chair of the Theater and Dance Department at Sacramento State, is able to do exactly that while transforming her visions onto a stage through the art of theater.Wilson...

Theater department reenacts ’90s L.A. riot era

Jessica Vernone

February 18, 2015

Police brutality has been one of the most controversial topics in society. The frustration of the public continually feeling justice is not being served sometimes turns into protests and riots.The Rodney King case is one example that went down in history, causing 53 deaths and over 2,000 injuries du...