California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White hosted an event last Thursday at Sonoma State University addressing the university system’s vision, as well as responding to questions from students, staff and faculty.
As the sound of jazz music illuminated the ballroom of the Student Center last Friday, students and members of the campus community celebrated the 24-year legacy of Sonoma State University President Ruben Armiñana.
Sauvignon Village, located near the main entrance of Sonoma State University, contains more dorms than anywhere else on campus.
Changes have been made towards on-campus housing in order to benefit the incoming freshmen, both on a financial level and on a comfort level. Housing has now added triples to the Sauvignon dorms along with gender inclusive housing.
The event of June 12, where 49 lives were taken by a senseless act of violence at the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando, has not been forgotten by students at Sonoma State University.
Nearly three months later, students gathered in the Seawolf Plaza for ‘Impulse to Dance: Resistance, Existence, and Heart’ on Aug. 24. This event, put on by The Hub, brought together students in order to honor those lives that were taken.
As the school year takes off in full force, it can become difficult for busy students to take in new aspects on campus. Things tend to get lost in the shuffle of books, classes and friends. However, this year brings some change to the growing campus life here at Sonoma State University.
Kerri Walsh-Jennings, a 6’2” olympian and decorated beach volleyball player was expected to bring home the gold for America for the fourth time in her career at the 2016 Olympics. Unfortunately, America’s expectations felt a crushing blow when USA lost to Brazil in the semi-finals. After collecting three gold medals throughout her career, her winning streak came to an unexpected end.
In the world of Olympic swimming, the United States tends to dominate without question. Their commitment to winning is undeniably implemented in their progressive work ethic and style. Though there was incredible controversy where a certain night went completely awry.
The Sonoma State University Men’s Soccer Team, a program which has ushered in eleven California Collegiate Athletic Association conference championships, nine NCAA tournament appearances and a National NCAA Division II Championship, is training hard for its 2016 season. In order to prepare for the upcoming competition, the team participated in a friendly scrimmage with fellow alumni of Sonoma State on August 27.
In case you haven’t heard, the Sonoma State University Seawolves are the #24 nationally ranked women’s soccer team in the USA. Just this past fall, the Seawolves took the CCAA regional league champions, and earned a NCAA tournament berth for the third time in the past four years.
Attending class hungover, blacking out at every party and vomiting are all obvious signs of a developing drinking problem. What about missing class, anxiety, depression, mood swings, begging parents for money and excessive sports watching? These may just seem like the everyday struggles of a normal college student, but they also are all signs of a silent addiction that is just as harmful as drugs and alcoholism but harder to recognize: a gambling addiction.
In a recent issue of the magazine Discovery Girls, whose audience is 8 to 12 year olds, they were offering tips to girls on which swimsuit would be ideal for their body type. Rather than telling them all about how fun it is to wear bright and colorful swimsuits, Discovery Girls instead offered girls tips that could be found in an issue of Cosmopolitan Magazine.
A creation of the Duffer Brothers, Matt and Ross Duffer, “Stranger Things” succeeds in capturing the essence of the Sci-Fi obsessed trends of the 80s, reminiscing its viewers back to the style of movies like “E.T.” and “The Goonies” and never lets up its nostalgic grip during a well-paced, and expertly executed eight episode run.
Relationship goals. What are they exactly? Well, it seems to be the one of the top trending phrases of 2016 especially since the release of “Suicide Squad.” People are infatuated with the relationship Harley Quinn and the Joker have, but don’t seem to take into consideration that a majority of that relationship consists of domestic violence.
This month the film “Suicide Squad” created a lot of controversy by hinting at racism. As a result, this film was very defining as to where we are as a society and how the media sees these groups and demographics in this way. The context behind every super villain and the demographic assigned to them was chosen specifically based off of stereotypes.
Ghostbuster fans were not thrilled, when news surfaced regarding the release of the “Ghostbusters” reboot which would include an all female main cast. Following the release of the 2016 movie trailer, the Internet was immediately flooded with hateful and sexist comments from infuriated fans refusing to give the film any chance whatsoever.
The movie theater seats filled this past weekend with much anticipation for the horror and suspense film, “Don’t Breathe” released August 25th. When the lights dimmed and the beginning scene of a robbery started, the attention of all viewers were caught, and throughout the movie was never lost. With the fast paced storyline viewers were not left bored or anxious for something to happen next. Good use of music and sound effects had people jumping in their seats feeling like they were in the movie.
An app that has been sweeping nations by motivating people to step out into their communities and search for different kinds of creatures to catch, can be found right here in the city of Rohnert Park and on the Sonoma State University campus.