The State Hornet

Discussion sparks an open dialogue from students

Donovan McKinley, senior FACS major with concentration in family studies, participates in the

Monica Dattage

February 25, 2016

The Pride Center hosted an event Wednesday afternoon titled, "You're Cute for a Black Guy." The goal of the event was to start a conversation about how race can, and often does, play a part in romantic relationships. Topics covered included what it means to be a person of color in today's dating culture, and ...

Talking about racism is like a telephone

Daniel Magalit

December 1, 2015

Not too long ago, Sacramento State held a panel discussion called "Engaging Racism." As college students and the future of our country, we should be having this conversation, and we should be engaging our communities to make a difference. To be blunt, yes, both racism and systemic oppression exist i...

Panel held at Sac State to discuss racism

Sacramento State professors speak on a panel about racism to a full crowd in the University Union, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2015.

Brian Ratto

October 28, 2015

Students, faculty and staff filled Hinde Auditorium on Tuesday, Oct. 27 for the Engaging Racism Faculty Panel. The panel was put on by the College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Sciences as part of Sacramento State’s One World Initiative. The Engaging Racism panel addressed the ...

#BoycottStarWarsVII is just plain wrong

#BoycottStarWarsVII is just plain wrong

Nancy Rebolledo

October 22, 2015

#BoycottStarWarsVII is a hashtag that started on Twitter and has taken over social media recently; its supporters claim to be using it to boycott the upcoming Star Wars movie because the film is "anti-white." How could a movie like Star Wars, set in a galaxy far far away, promote anti-white propaga...

People need to pull away from outdated social norms and be more accepting of each other

People need to pull away from outdated social norms and be more accepting of each other

State Hornet Staff

February 26, 2014

Perception is the axis society rotates around. Everything is based on what is “acceptable behavior,” but in practice, people are far from achieving it. People are supposedly equal, yet we fight amongst ourselves over racism, what constitutes marriage, gender roles, individual choices and religion....

First Amendment rights discussed after President Gonzalez censors art student’s work

State Hornet Staff

February 19, 2014

Confusion and discomfort remain on how society intends to blur racial and ethnic diversities, when a long-standing effort was committed to separate and keep groups apart. This is why graduating senior Christina Edwards’ display of reverse-racism last December was both compelling and insightful.Edwards, a...

New One Book selected for 2011-12

Michele Norris' book,

Brett Johnson

May 12, 2011

Sacramento State's One Book Program's 2011-12 selection, Michele Norris's "The Grace of Silence: A Memoir," invites students to discuss racial identity. "The Grace of Silence: A Memoir" illuminates untold stories within the author's own African American family legacy and raises questions about our co...