The State Hornet

Sac State theatre students and staff come together to put on “The Heiress”

Johanna Pugh

October 30, 2014

A lot time, energy and creativity goes into making the world of a play come to life.From the stagecraft crew who construct the impressively realistic set the actors perform in and the technical crew who manage the lighting and sound, to the makeup artists and costume designers, stagehands and stage manage...

Book-to-film adaptions: success vs. flop

Illustration By Margaret FairAmitani

October 23, 2014

Whether it features a girl fighting in a dystopian war with a bow and arrow or a young wizard facing his lifelong nemesis, there have been a number of film adaptations of bestselling novels in recent years.While there has been visually impressive adaptations, there has also been some cringe-worthy ones whic...

This is Convocation: The singing professors

Johanna Pugh

September 16, 2014

There is something to be said about witnessing professors—professors who are usually seen lecturing, instructing and directing—belt out a song and dance in front of an audience of students.This is Convocation.Convocation is an annual assembly Sacramento State’s theatre and dance faculty conducts to inform students of the...