The Associated Student body met on Friday in the Student Center to discuss various campus issues. Sonoma State University’s director of sustainability, Paul Draper, began the meeting as he presented a mission statement in favor of making SSU a more sustainable campus in the upcoming years.
When important questions arise, students at Sonoma State University are given the option to approach members of the administration. Sure there are always circulating rumors throughout campus in accordance with controversial issues, but one doesn’t know the full truth unless heard directly from the individuals who make the decisions.
As I arrive on campus early in the morning, I glance around at all of the students who are rushing to class, or casually walking with a friend or two. 85 percent of the people in front of me are on their phones. What is so important that one doesn’t even focus on the ground that he or she is walking on?
The crisp breeze has finally made its way to Sonoma County. Summer has gone and fall is here, but with the sun always shining is that honestly the case in California? People only know its fall here when pumpkin spice lattes, fuzzy sweaters and knee-high boots are back.
The legendary diva Diana Ross brought Sonoma State University back to the 60s during her recent performance at Weill Hall. She had three back-up singers: two guys and one girl. A whole band played behind her including a guitarist, saxophone player, trumpet player, a pianist and a drummer.
Kickin’ It with Kappa is a major philanthropy for sorority Kappa Delta Zeta. On Saturday, 12 teams gathered at S Section Park to play a game of kickball. Every team was made of different people from Greek organizations, the women’s club soccer team and CSA’s.
Each year Join Us Make Progess, known as JUMP, hosts a campus wide event called Sonoma Serves. This event is an opportunity for Sonoma State University students to give back to society and grow together as a school community.
Haley Whitbeck is a sophomore standout on Sonoma State’s women’s golf team. After being a four-year varsity golfer at El Camino High School in Oceanside. Whitbeck decided to come to Sonoma State University. With the location in the heart of wine country and the influence of head coach, Val Verhunce, Sonoma State was the perfect fit for Whitbeck.
Ending non-conference play on Tuesday with a 2-1 victory over Hawaii Pacific, the Sonoma State University men’s soccer team (6-3-0 overall, 1-1-0 CCAA) started conference play with a record of 5-2. They ended up splitting the weekend and won the first and lost the second.
Women’s volleyball had two big matchups to deal with this past weekend, but ended both games in winning fashion only losing one set throughout the entire weekend in the Wolves’ Den. The lady Seawolves celebrated a 3-1 upset versus UC San Diego and swept Cal Poly Pomona with a straight three-set match that ended in the Seawolves’ favor. SSU stands at an overall 6-4 record with a 4-2 record in conference play.
Sonoma State University was founded in 1961 with a student body of 274. Since then, Sonoma State has grown to a student population of 9,120; where as approximately 3,100 of them are residential students, primarily freshmen and sophomores.
Some people say that forgiveness is the final form of love. That may be true for some, but according to a new case study, forgiveness might actually reflect badly on the victim of infidelity. Heather Smith, a psychology professor at Sonoma State, led a study with her team of co-authors Chris Goode and Desiree Ryan to explore the correlation of infidelity and forgiveness and how society views the actions of victims of infidelity.