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Swoodle app helps students collaborate in real-time

Screen Capture by Nadine Tanjuakio

Nadine Tanjuakio

September 2, 2015

DisplayNote Technologies is an international company that develops apps to assist users in conveniently collaborating through the use of technology. The company's main target audience for their newest app, Swoodle, are students. “During my college career, I’ve had to be part of a lot of group ...

Professors embrace technology with caution

Monica Velez

February 25, 2015

Before Google, the only thing necessary for a road trip was a map. Before search engines, the library was the key to getting 100 percent on a research paper. Before laptops, the only thing needed to take notes was a notebook and pen, and before cellphones there were face-to-face interactions and shakin...

The quick evolution of technology

Justyce Mirjanovic

October 9, 2014

Technology has created its own place in the world and there is no going back. From flip phones to iPhones, there is no denying technology has become an everyday part of life.The cellphone is not the only device that has come a long way, but it did almost make the house phone non-existent. Before cel...

Finding life-long friends online

Justyce Mirjanovic

October 1, 2014

Not so long ago online relationships were seen as an act of desperation and loneliness. With the rise of social networking and online gaming, it has become normal for people to establish real relationships.Social media has become a way to keep up with friends and potentially meet new friends that may go to t...

Technology is replacing face-to-face communication

State Hornet Staff

May 6, 2014

It is such a disappointing sight to see so many people on their phones and computers trolling Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Vine.When technology infiltrated the world of communication, it started phasing out personal connections and created a world based on likes and hashtags. “It is much easier ...

New parking meters make downtown parking less of a nightmare

State Hornet Staff

March 5, 2014

The new year brought new parking meters that accept credit cards to certain areas in SacramentoThe new meters will bring attention to developing apps that will be available to help drivers find parking without having to drive around, helplessly looking for a spot.Meter apps will show which streets have...

New scoreboards update aging facilities

The new scoreboard is up in Shea Stadium just in time for softball season.

State Hornet Staff

January 29, 2014

Sacramento State has made some adjustments to the athletic facilities by replacing scoreboards to add a visual presence not seen in years past. The new scoreboards have been substituted on the soccer and softball fields as well as in The Nest.The old boards that were outdated, but have been around for...

Living in a technological generation

Jaime Carrillo

November 20, 2013

The telephone, the telegraph and the cotton gin are all incredible feats of human ingenuity that changed the world in their time. They also didn’t receive half the flack smartphones and social media are getting today.When I was casually surfing through Facebook, I found a photo taken from a coffee s...

Technology in communication should be for everyone

Many consumers of communication have learned to embrace new technology that allows them to share information in new, fast ways. 

Jaime Carrillo

November 15, 2013

The telephone, the telegraph and the cotton gin are all incredible feats of human ingenuity that changed the world in their time. They also didn’t receive half the flack smartphones and social media are getting today.When I was casually surfing through Facebook, I found a photo taken from a coffee sh...

Staff Picks: Songs to love and share

Staff Picks: Songs to love and share

Reporting Anisca Miles

September 25, 2013

This week the State Hornet Arts section has enlisted the help of writers for input on a list of three songs that they love right now and want to share with others. The expectation is to inspire people to find these songs and listen away. With a well-rounded section, someone is bound to love at least one...

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