The State Hornet

Applications to curb the college woes

Virginia McCormick

November 10, 2014

Students are often criticized about how attached they are to their mobile devices, especially around the holidays when time is expected to be spent around family instead of a digital screen.While there is a definite need to disconnect from media during holiday dinners, those same criticisms have slig...

Cool Mint Juleps to help freshen up on a warm day

Cool Mint Juleps to help freshen up on a warm day

Anna Puccinelli

April 1, 2013

After many hours in the warm sun and intense betting on the racehorses, Kentucky Derby fans refresh themselves at the races with the popular whiskey beverage called the Mint Julep. In only two days, the track sold 120,000 Mint Julep cocktails to thirsty fans. According to, this bever...

Festive green shamrock shakes

Festive green shamrock shakes

Jane Park

March 12, 2013

If you’re looking for something sweet and festive to serve this St. Patrick’s Day - with a bit of a childish kick - a green shamrock shake will probably do the trick. Most of the ingredients for this shamrock shake can be found at any grocery store, but for this; all of my ingredients were from Sa...