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Kids are growing up too fast

Brandon Gonzales, 12, has been using a cell phone since he was 10. Almost all of his friends have cell phones, too. His mom, Elizabeth Gonzales, likes knowing that he can call home at any time.
Renee C. Byer October 26, 2015

Brandon Gonzales, 12, has been using a cell phone since he was 10. Almost all of his friends have cell phones, too. His mom, Elizabeth Gonzales, likes knowing that he can call home at any time. "It...

Ethnic study courses inspire students to open their minds

Ethnic study courses inspire students to open their minds
McClatchy Tribune May 14, 2014

In a state where Latinos make up the majority, one would think California’s educational system would reflect that. According to the California Department of Education, Latinos in 2012/2013 made up 52.7...

Sacramento music festival

Sacramento music festival
Courtesy of McClatchy Tribune May 10, 2014

For 41 years, the streets of Old Sacramento and nearby downtown venues have played host to one of the area’s largest celebrations of music and its storied culture with a 4-day party that spans the entire...

Teen profanity illustration

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McClatchy Tribune courtesy photo May 6, 2014

300 dpi Charles Waltmire color illustration of teen in black T-shirt with soap bubbles in mouth (washing mouth out with soap.) The Sacramento Bee 2008teen profanity illustration soap soapy washing mouth...

Cringe worthy trends – staff edition

Culture staff tells all.
Courtesy of McClatchy Tribune May 1, 2014

Name: Alex HernandezEmbarrassing Trend: MySpaceWhy you are embarrassed: Now that I look back, it is so embarrassing to think about my “top 8” and all the drama of who your top friends are. I spent...

Throwback Valentine’s Day Playlist

Throwback Valentine's Day Playlist
McClatchy Tribune February 12, 2014

Throwback Valentine’s Day PlaylistArtist: Faith HillSong: “The Way You Love Me”Released: 2000Artist: Lauryn HillSong: “Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You”Released: 1998Artist: SelenaSong: “I Could...

Vaughn delivers in latest movie

Vaughn delivers in latest movie
McClatchy Tribune December 4, 2013

A lot of people can not fathom having one kid but imagine finding out you are the biological parent of more than 500 children.Actor Vince Vaughn (“The Internship” 2013, “The Watch” 2012, “Wedding...

Kellie Picker shies away from pop-based country

Kellie Picker shies away from pop-based country
McClatchy Tribune November 26, 2013

In most cases, if you do not finish first on the hit television show “American Idol,” you are instantly forgotten and never to be heard from again.Country singer Kellie Pickler gained fame on the fifth...

ALBUM REVIEW: Robert Glasper blends jazz with blues, soul, R&B and hip-hop

Jazz pianist-bandleader Robert Glasper personifies what excites young people about jazz. (Courtesy Jessica Chornesky via PopMatters.com/MCT)
State Hornet Staff November 13, 2013

The sound of old jazz successfully blended with pop, blues, soul, R&B and hip-hop is a rare thing to hear among current artists in the music industry.But pianist and producer Robert Glasper – often called...

ILLUSTRATION: Daydreaming student

State Hornet Staff October 22, 2013

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