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Male privilege is becoming more obvious

Male privilege is becoming more obvious

State Hornet Staff

May 13, 2014

People like to throw around the word “privilege” in regards to race and status, but many ignore the blatant male privilege happening every day. Privilege is when a group of people, not an individual, receives conscious or unconscious benefits based purely on a demographic trait or characteristic...

Homeless: the in-need and the needy

State Hornet Staff

May 13, 2014

-Kelly Abercrombie-Residents of downtown Sacramento go about their day avoiding the invisible people of our world – the homeless. There are varying degrees of invisibility exhibited by the homeless. Some are gracious, courteous and can interact with the people around them, but others are avoided at al...

Incoming and current students need more guidance from campus resources

Ashley Hurtado

May 6, 2014

Leaving the comfort of high school and home, many freshman students expect support from the university through programs and services.However, campus employees often seem to forget the impact they have on the student body. Bad experiences with employees can leave students unwelcomed and discouraged...

Avoid being tactless and learn the appropriate time to let your sailor mouth go

Avoid being tactless and learn the appropriate time to let your sailor mouth go

State Hornet Staff

May 6, 2014

Swear words are the new adjectives for this generation, but knowing when, how and where to use them is the key. Most young people are brought up being taught that swearing is a bad thing and, in their adolescent years, leads to soap in the mouth. But as adults, these punishments do not exist. Swearing brin...

Technology is replacing face-to-face communication

State Hornet Staff

May 6, 2014

It is such a disappointing sight to see so many people on their phones and computers trolling Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Vine.When technology infiltrated the world of communication, it started phasing out personal connections and created a world based on likes and hashtags. “It is much easier ...

Weekend binge drinking the classy way

State Hornet Staff

May 1, 2014

Restaurants are packed on the weekends with groups consuming bottomless mimosas, typically before 2 p.m. What once was looked down on as an alcoholics activity, drinking mid-morning is now embraced and should be improved on by local restaurants.  Restaurants cater to a crowd of diverse individuals ...

Dating complexities are kicked up a notch when living with a disability

State Hornet Staff

April 29, 2014

People dating with a disability have to deal with all the same self-esteem, body image and sexuality issues as everyone else – just in a different package.Dating, regardless of having a disability, can be a tricky situation to deal with. But once a disability – especially physical – is added t...

ASI is lacking when it comes to student communication

State Hornet Staff

April 29, 2014

There is a lack of communication on campus as to the importance of Associated Student Inc. at Sacramento State. Although the ASI mission statement says, “Associated Students, Inc. serves as the official governing body of the Sacramento State students and through operation and sponsorship of program...

Popping tags and buying swag the smart way

State Hornet Staff

April 29, 2014

Over the past couple of years, thrift stores, donation drop-offs and consignment stores have popped up in the downtown area and have become so popular because quality clothing items are being sold at a fraction of the retail price.There are people who are turned off by used clothing, but when jeans ...

Despite the lowest voter turnout in nine years, ASI is still an asset to students

State Hornet Staff

April 28, 2014

Sacramento State sits miles from the state’s capitol in a city that lives and breathes politics yet the community at Sac State fails to get involved in the ASI system. With almost 600 government students graduating since 2008 and becoming a part of the state’s governance, the lack of engagement is...

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