Degree planner allows students to plan for graduation early
Sonoma State has instituted a new online degree planner that will allow students to plan their path all the way to graduation. The degree planner shows necessary courses by semester and allows for adjustments based on personal preferences. Full Story.
Join Us Making Progress will conclude Earth Week with a lawn renovation
The large lawn area across from G. Edward Rudloff pool near Parking Lot G will be getting a transformation on Saturday as part of Earth Week. The 4,180-square foot lawn will be taken out and replaced with mulch in a process called sheet mulching. Full Story.
New Netflix original highlights bullying and teen suicide
There’s no simple explanation to the rollercoaster of emotions felt after finishing “13 Reasons Why.” Don’t adjust whatever screen or medium you’re reading this on. There’s no one word to tell you why these feelings are swirling. There are no return engagements, no encore and absolutely no requests. Get a snack. Settle in. Because you’re about to read the story of Hannah Baker. Full Story.
Olympic gold medalist speaks on social justice
After winning a gold medal, a record-breaking sprinter also broke cultural norms at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, making U.S. citizens more aware of their country’s flawed racial relations in the process. Full Story.
Sonoma State has instituted a new online degree planner that will allow students to plan their path all the way to graduation. The degree planner shows necessary courses by semester and allows for adjustments based on personal preferences.
Under a newly passed policy, Sonoma State University will require its faculty to have consistent office hours available for students in need. Sonoma State’s Academic Senate recently recommended a policy regarding “Instructional Faculty Office Hours and Availability,” according to a document summarizing talking points from a previous Senate meeting.
Karrigan Börk, assistant professor at the University of Pacific spoke at Sonoma State University on Wednesday. Börk’s lecture ‘Ditching Our Innocence: The Clean Water Act in the Age of Anthropocene’ was apart of the the John and Mary Louise Riley Geology Lecture Series, sponsored by the Sonoma State Geology Club.
Due to recent federal legislative changes ditches are no longer protected under national the Clean Water Act. This has sparked disapproval and concern in the environmental community. Missouri Farm Bureau has promoted #ditchtherule in efforts to express objection to the new outlines of the water policy.
From April 10 until April 14 the men of Phi Delta Theta fraternity at Sonoma State University hosted a philanthropy event lasting 104 hours, where participants teeter tottered to raise awareness for Cystic Fibrosis.
The 18th annual event gives back to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in honor of Brent “Woody” Bolin, a member who passed away in 2006 from the disease.
After winning a gold medal, a record-breaking sprinter also broke cultural norms at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, making U.S. citizens more aware of their country’s flawed racial relations in the process.
Tommie Smith, the sprinter who broke the 20-second record for the 200-meter race that year, shared his life story and experiences with a crowd of Sonoma State University students on April 11 in the Student Center. He was the last featured speaker in the 2017 Sonoma State Sport and Social Justice Lecture Series.
When the craving for homemade gnocchi creeps, it pounces. For the fortunate who live nearRedwood Drive, a plate of it isn’t far away. For the rest of us, a hop over the 101 overpass, through a few traffic lights and around Reading Cinemas leads to Art’s Place, a slice of Italy right in our backyard.
It goes without question that cellphone popularity has increased over the years and so has their functionality. According to a Pew Research study, more than 90 percent of college students have cell phones. A similar study by the University of New Hampshire showed that college students check their phones between one and five times during class.
The Sonoma State University men’s baseball team had a hefty schedule this past week, totaling five games in a five-day span. They first participated in a midweek doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon, traveling down to San Francisco to play in front of a crowd of 102 at Maloney Field.
With a weekend full of back and forth, Sonoma State University women’s water polo team finished their regular season at 7-17. The women were able to pull ahead in the last minute in the game against Cal State East Bay. However, they were not able to have the same luck in their matchup against Fresno Pacific.
The Sonoma State University women’s tennis team solidified another two dominating wins on the season against Dixie State and Stanislaus State over the weekend. The Seawolves left it all on the court and crushed Dixie State (9-0) and Stanislaus State (8-1), leaving both teams unable to answer.
The Sonoma State baseball team traveled down to San Diego this weekend for a three-game series against the UC San Diego Tritons. The Seawolves were able to take the first of the series, then fell to the No. 5 ranked team in the second and third.
In the Chechen Republic, gay men are being assembled and thrown in prison camps, according to Human Rights Campaign. There they have endured torture and beatings, which even led to three alleged murders.
Chances are you or someone you know religiously watches YouTube videos from their favorite “gurus.” Mostly likely, if you’re going to invest in any beauty products then you’ll probably head to your favorite guru’s channel for more insight.
United Airlines has been under fire for the viral video that depicted Dr. Daniel Dao being violently dragged off of their commercial airline. Dao, 69, suffered a broken nose, concussion and lost two front teeth from the altercation, according to the Daily Mail.
As one of the smaller CSU campuses, Sonoma State University may appear to have fewer outlets and opportunities for students. However, this assumption could not be farther from the truth. The extracurricular life at Sonoma State was especially apparent during the release party of Zaum XXI, Sonoma State’s literary magazine.
There’s no simple explanation to the rollercoaster of emotions felt after finishing “13 Reasons Why.” Don’t adjust whatever screen or medium you’re reading this on. There’s no one word to tell you why these feelings are swirling. There are no return engagements, no encore and absolutely no requests. Get a snack. Settle in. Because you’re about to read the story of Hannah Baker.
Kendrick Lamar’s new album title serves as both its name and a reaction to itself: “DAMN.” Making its way as Lamar’s fourth studio album, the Compton rapper has proven himself as a great man of equally great skill. Lamar first graced his presence in the mainstream with his first studio album “Overly Dedicated” in 2010. Since then, his work has only progressed more and more, dropping critically acclaimed work left and right, with albums like “Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City” and “To Pimp a Butterfly.” Now, only two years later, we have “DAMN.”
It doesn’t really matter how much money a movie makes. At least it shouldn’t to those who judge art on aesthetic and conceptual merits. When Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” surpassed the $150 million mark though, it mattered. The film became the highest-grossing debut from a writer-director with an original screenplay, breaking a record previously held by “The Blair Witch Project.”
“Doctor Who” returns with its tenth season after a year and a half since the last full season. This season is not only the last season for current Doctor Peter Capaldi, but also the current showrunner, Steven Moffat.