Members of University Carpenters 46 Workers Union gathered in protest at Sonoma State early last week. Representatives from the union passed out flyers on campus sporting a grim reaper holding a money bag with the words SUNDT and Profit on the image.
An annual phenomenon of promoting sustainability and the environment has made its way back around this year to Sonoma County. Starting on the third Monday of September each year is National Pollution Prevention Week. Originating in California in 1992, Prevention Week has gained popularity throughout the entire nation and in the local community.
If the Tinder app is an unfamiliar concept, let me break it down. “Are you an appendix? I don’t know how you work, but I have a feeling I need to take you out.” That was just one of the many creepy pick-up lines I received while I had a Tinder.
Years of physical improvements to Sonoma State University’s campus have produced varied reactions from faculty and students alike. Whether or not the general population of the school is in favor of the expensive makeover that has been taking place over recent years, it’s still happening.
The term “ripperology” was coined by Colin Wilson in the 1970s. Professionals and amateurs who study the Jack the Ripper case and associated mysteries are known as a “ripperologists.” Jack the Ripper is the more infamous murder case of all time and it dates back to Britain in 1888.
Pepe Aguilar impressed the Weill Hall audience on Tuesday with his voice, extraordinary light show and his children’s performance. Aguilar is the son of well-known Mexican celebrities, Antonio Aguilar and Flor Silvestre. Aguilar produces music in several different genres including ranchera, mariachi and pop.
Many are indecisive when it comes to choosing a great place to eat. If one goes off the beaten path and just a little further down the road, 75 Montgomery Dr. to be exact, they will find the hidden gem known as Riviera Ristorante.
Where can one visit an earthquake site, a four-story rainforest, the California coast, an aquarium, a planetarium, a natural history museum, a room full of skulls and over 40,000 different animal species including an albino alligator all under one roof? The Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.
A girl was running around screaming about the bees flying around her head. A guy had multiple band-aids on his face because he kept bleeding. Another guy was scooting around the floor on his butt to try and put a fire out. The Fun Police were writing tickets to the audience members who laughed. There was even a girl who was having an argument with a chair. Along with the extreme weather changes, the reeking odor and the dance auditions, the audience was thoroughly entertained.
Founded in 1985, the lacrosse team is headed towards its 30th year of existence at Sonoma State University. The team will be lead by Head Coach Panchito Ojeda, with two former team members and SSU graduates, Alex Richmond and Matt D’Angelo, holding down the assistant coach roles. Richmond played on the team from 2007 until 2011, and D’Angelo played from 2008 until 2012. This is their second year on the coaching staff.
With an overall split over the weekend, Sonoma State women’s volleyball team breaks even at 3-3 overall at the start of the season. The team travelled to Southern California this past weekend to face off with Cal State L.A. and Cal State Dominguez Hills.
Men’s soccer played host on Thursday against opponent California Baptist at their home field here in Rohnert Park. California Baptist came in hungry to pick up their first win after coming off of a loss and tie to previous contenders. The Seawolves were looking to get their second win in their home opener over the Lancers and did just that with a golden-goal extra time score to put the game away 2-1.
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.
When walking around the Sonoma State campus it seems as though one is bound to see a handful of San Francisco Giants T-shirts, hats and other accessories. And with the Giants making a late season surge to try and claim the top spot in the National League West from the Los Angeles Dodgers, the black and orange colors will surely begin to dominate the school grounds once again.