Since 2002, campus-based fees have increased 283 percent with increases occurring nearly every year. This year, California State University Chancellor Timothy White and the Board of Trustees have granted Student Success Fees to several campuses. On Nov. 13, students from different California State Universities arrived in Long Beach to address White and the Board of Trustees and address the issue of fee increases.
Black Friday; otherwise known as, the sale to die for. A few years ago I worked at Best Buy and I know firsthand how awful it can be working Black Friday. Fortunately when I worked at Best Buy, they began their sale at 6 a.m. However, this still required that I be at work at 5 a.m. to get the store ready for shoppers. When the floodgates opened, a rush of people would swell in like a frantic pack of lunatics; tired beady eyes, hunched backs, the smell of sour beer and gravy still on their breath.
It’s no secret we, as students, are smack dab in the middle of the most technologically- advanced century yet. Even when we were young, we had Gameboys, Playstations and even Tamagotchis, all small but important factors that make teenagers today arguably the most tech savvy generation.
As a freshman, you may think it’s too early to start thinking about a career. In fact, I did. I would roll my eyes and ignore any information thrown at me about my future when my mom would try and advise me. Similar to many, my life and career after college was the last thing to worry about as a freshman or sophomore. However, after some very particular advice, I began to prepare for what would follow my four years at Sonoma State.
Having sold 250 million records worldwide, ranking number eight on MSNBC’s “The 10 Best Rock Bands Ever” and named as Q magazine’s biggest band ever, Pink Floyd’s 15th and final album, “The Endless River,” has been much anticipated.
“Beyond the Lights” swoops behind the flashing cameras and screaming crowds that come with fame and injects the hardships and humanity behind the facade of a seemingly perfect celebrity. Noni (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) is a superstar for her brilliant voice, but her perfect image in front of millions of fans isn’t truly her, for one sees Noni attempt to end her life by jumping off a balcony in the first few minutes of the movie.
Families and friends of all ages gathered together on Saturday at the Charles M. Schulz Museum for a “Charlie Brown Thanksgiving.” This event began last year as a dedication to the 40th anniversary of the short film’s first airing. Since then, the volunteers and staff for the Charles M. Schulz Museum decided the event should continue for the nostalgic joy it brought to a wide demographic.
Sonoma State University students are being rewarded for taking selfies. The Campus Rec Center is currently holding a healthy-selfie challenge to promote healthy lifestyles. As most students know, a selfie is photo taken of one’s self. The Campus Rec Center is giving out prizes to students who post selfies of healthy living on Instagram.
Junior center Hannah Sourek had 23 points over the weekend but The Seawolves dropped their season opener against Menlo and weren’t able to bounce back in their final exhibition game against the Division I University of San Francisco.
Living in the age of remakes and sequels, the creators of movies, TV shows and now even video games are sometimes too afraid to take risks or craft something a bit different. Ever since the release of “Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare” back in 2007, gamers have received numerous sequels or spinoffs throughout the years.
The annual Reel Rock 9 film tour presented by Sonoma State University’s Associated Student Productions, Campus Rec Adventure Programs and Campus Life, made a visit to the campus on Thursday night in the Student Center Ballroom. The tour is a worldwide expedition that makes its way around various countries to expose audiences to the finest climbing and adventure films.