The State Hornet

Play takes audience back in time

Monica Velez

March 14, 2015

“Twilight: Los Angeles” was more than watching a remarkable cast of seven Sacramento State students transform into contrasting gender and racial characters from themselves; it was an eye-awakening experience from the moment the ticket stubs were ripped until the audience filtered out of the Playw...

Theater department reenacts ’90s L.A. riot era

Jessica Vernone

February 18, 2015

Police brutality has been one of the most controversial topics in society. The frustration of the public continually feeling justice is not being served sometimes turns into protests and riots.The Rodney King case is one example that went down in history, causing 53 deaths and over 2,000 injuries du...

Beloved theatre teacher closes final curtain

Professor Andonia Cakouros leading her students in an exercise to help bring out their true emotions when performing and taking on the persona of a character.

Marissa Coleman

September 17, 2014

It is an understatement to say a lot of work goes into being a teacher. The hours, the material and the classes—it all requires an enormous amount of commitment and passion.For theatre professor Andonia Cakouros, teaching has been her life.Cakouros will be retiring this spring after 38 years of tea...