The State Hornet

The World Cup does not help Brazil’s economy

Lillie Apostolos

June 26, 2014

As reported by U.S. News and World Report, Brazil has invested approximately $11.5 billion in hosting the 2014 FIFA World Cup. In doing so, Brazil risked the social and economic well-being of many Brazilians for a potential short-term boon to their economy.While hundreds of millions of dollars were spent on each of the 12 stadiums, fans ar...

Students should not make light of the LGBT laws in Russia as well as the rest of the world

State Hornet Staff

February 26, 2014

The Millennial generation is the most uninformed generation on world news, but have the most technology and resources in reach to make a change and a change in Russia is needed.Millennials, or Generation Y, were born between the years 1980 and 2000. According to Sacramento State enrollment trends, a...

Two women’s soccer players called up to Philippine National Team

Clifton Jones

October 9, 2013

Two Hornet women’s soccer players will get a chance to qualify for the 2014 Summer Olympics.After spending the summer playing on Filipino teams, women’s soccer junior forward Shelby Salvacion and senior midfielder Raylene Larot received news that they were promoted to the Senior Philippine Nation...

Water polo program absent as school neglects current pool

State Hornet Staff

September 19, 2012

When Sacramento State students think of the aquatics program, they often picture the rowing team floating down the American river in perfect unison or the fun summer days spent at the university’s aquatic center at Lake Natomas; popular water sports such as swimming, diving and water polo are widely ...

Sac State cheerleaders stunt their way to London for Olympic performances

Varsity Cheerleading representing UCA stunting in front of the 2012 Olympic Rings in London. 

State Hornet Staff

August 20, 2012

Sacramento State cheerleaders James Blunk and Hillery Swanson were two of the lucky 16 invited by Varsity Cheerleading & Dance to perform at the 2012 Olympic games in London and represent the Universal Cheerleaders Association.Blunk, 25, and Swanson, 22, have worked together and are ranked number 12 in ...

Rugby player gets invited to play for chance at Olympics

Sacramento State senior business major Jeff Gillingham took up rugby three years ago and now has a chance to make the U.S. Olympic team.

JJ Williams

April 4, 2012

Sacramento State is not known as an athletic powerhouse or a breeding ground for professional athletes, but every now and then a Hornet standout gets their opportunity to continue playing in the big leagues. Senior business major Jeff Gillingham is a former San Joaquin Delta College football player who ...