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Respect must be earned

Denise Barajas

September 29, 2015

If you want respect, you have to do more than demand it.It may be 2015 but the sad truth is that despite the numerous strides women have made over the past century, society still has a lot of ground to cover. The fact that for every dollar a full-time worker (that is male) makes a woman only earns 78 cen...

Sac State introduces male empowerment to students

Zack Jordan

November 6, 2014

Jerry Blakes held Sacramento State’s first Male Empowerment Collaborative Men’s Conference to inform faculty, students and staff how it is to be a male in college and increase male graduation rates. For the event they had guest speakers Dr. Frank Harris III, Associate Professor of Postsec...

Sac State students sound off on sexism

Johanna Pugh

September 17, 2014

Words have the ability to change meaning over time.Consider the word feminism. At its core, feminism means advocating for women’s rights and gender equality, but society has given this word a history—a history filled with ways to both uplift and motivate women to strive for change, but also burden...

Queen Bey doing feminism her way or the highway

Queen Bey doing feminism her way or the highway

Allen J. Schaben

September 17, 2014

Queen Bey is becoming the face of female empowerment. As a self-proclaimed feminist, her role in the media is vital to bringing feminism to mainstream America.Beyoncé Knowles has become a role model for young girls and women alike. She is most recognized for her singing voice; however, her voice of...

Gray Area – Facebook fails to acknowledge rape jokes as hate speech

Gray Area – Facebook fails to acknowledge rape jokes as hate speech

State Hornet Staff

April 9, 2014

We’ve all indulged in a little internet surfing to laugh at ridiculous memes, but when certain pictures surface cracking jokes about suicide, domestic violence and rape, there needs to be some regulation. Out of all social media sites, Facebook is probably best known for having these types of images, pos...