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Students express their thoughts on music, part two

Tove Lo music video for

Denise Barajas

October 16, 2015

We have addressed it before: Sex and drugs are pretty common themes in today's music, but should these themes always be taken at face value? Last week, The State Hornet sat down with a few Sacramento State students to ask for their opinions of Rihanna's music video, "B- Better have my Money." The res...

Part 1: Students decipher mainstream music videos

Denise Barajas

October 13, 2015

Sex, money, violence and drugs have all become common themes in today’s music industry, but how does our generation interpret what they’re listening to? With so many different messages being pushed by mainstream music, it is up to the public to take on the challenge of deciphering what their music...

Being a celebrity does not make domestic violence acceptable

Kaitlin Bruce

March 6, 2013

It seems these days that celebrities can do no wrong - all they have to do is come out with a catchy song or a hit movie and all is forgiven. Though that is not always the case, the domestic violence case involving Chris Brown and Rihanna in 2009 have caused the rapper criticism from all over the world....