Associated Students presidential Candidates, Brandon Mercer and Nicole Dominique, faced off in their first official debate in Ballroom B of the Student Center on March 3. Full story.
Wake up and smell the fee
A successful fee is one that will only cost a cup of coffee. Full story.
Feminist movement depicted through theater
From Broadway to Sonoma State University, “The Vagina Monologues” has grown into a revolution of women sharing real life stories to educate, inspire and put an end to sexual violence. Full story.
Comedian helps laugh away the tears
In association with Mental Health Awareness Week, Sonoma State University brought comedian and speaker Brian Wetzel to share his personal knowledge and struggles with depression through comedy on Thursday. Full story.
Softball team nearly sweeps in San Diego
Over the past weekend the Sonoma State University softball team headed down to the UC San Diego to play a four-game series and walked away with three wins and one loss. Full story.
Comedian Jessimae Peluso performs at the Student Center Ballroom.
Children and their migrant parents woke up as early as 4 a.m. to attend the 26 annual Fuentes Culturales Academicos Conference at Sonoma State University on Saturday, those who attended the event came from as close as Santa Rosa and as far as the cities along California’s northern state border.
Sonoma County is set to experience the same influx of business and new residents experienced in other parts of the Bay Area over the last few years. Rents have risen more than 30 percent in the last three years, according to the Press Democrat, and this trend will only increase with the construction of the Sonoma-Marin Area Transit railway, or SMART.
The STAR staff sat down in an interview with Associated Students President Anthony Gallino and Vice President of Finance Adam Rosenkranz on March 3, to understand the proposed increase to the Associated Students fee of $99 students’ pay each semester.
The eagerness for the first half of the semester to end is building. Students are preparing for midterms and planning to take off for spring break. But at Sonoma State University, Associated Students Productions can’t let everyone leave without a proper sendoff.
Chardonnay. Pinot Noir. Cabernet Sauvignon. These are just some of the types of wine that were found at the 37th Annual Barrel Tasting. This three-day weekend event attracts many wine enthusiasts from all over, including a large amount of Sonoma State students.
In association with Mental Health Awareness Week, Sonoma State University brought comedian and speaker Brian Wetzel to share his personal knowledge and struggles with depression through comedy on Thursday.
Every month there are several events where people have the opportunity to volunteer at a non-profit organization. These events are held by Sonoma State University’s on-campus community service club known as Join Us Making Progress.
Many college students worry about life after school and what kind of job they will eventually have. Most of the time, students aren’t even sure of what direction they want to head in as far as careers go because they don’t know what’s out there.
It’s fair to say a majority of athletes that attend Sonoma State University live within at least a 500-mile radius of the school, or at least live in California; this is not the case for Sonoma State baseball player Adam Manzer, who was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. Now take that 500 miles and multiply it by about 100 going north and that is about where one will find Anchorage.
The women’s water polo team left a name for itself in Southern California as the Seawolves came out victorious in four of their five games, including three from the Convergence Tournament in Claremont.
Over the past few weekends, the Sonoma State University men’s basketball team has struggled to achieve a win. They have put points on the board, given a decent challenge to opponents, yet they have lacked the execution to win. This past weekend was what the Sonoma State men’s basketball coaches like to call “Sonoma State basketball.”
In just the fourth week of 2015 Seawolves Softball season, the California Collegiate Athletic Association and Sonoma named Mayleen Mazon Pitcher/Athlete of the Week. Mazon, a junior, pitches and plays outfield.
There are two opinions when it comes to eating meat, either you love it or you hate it. The difference between the two, is one overthinks where the meat comes from while the other enjoys the taste. I have been a vegetarian for the past eight months and I couldn’t be happier.
Your Feb. 24 to March 2 edition included a Letter to the Editor from Mia James of Santa Rosa complaining of illiteracy in the STAR. Ironically, just a turn of the page brought one to the article entitled, “Recent study finds college freshman [sic] party less, study more,” which dramatically proved her point.
With Sonoma State Universtiy students able to attend the pool in February, it’s quite obvious something is off about today’s weather. After only a few rainstorms, the weather in Sonoma County has taken a turn for a warm winter.
Between all of the country, hip-hop and pop music today’s kids listen to, it’s easy to say rock-and-roll is becoming less and less popular. During Recycled Percussion’s performance Friday night music was played on garbage cans, ladders and buckets; but the biggest part was the message sent to the audience and kids.
It seems like every year, there’s one film with a non-Anglicized cast that grabs the attention of awards committees. This year’s Academy Awards featured the film about the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s march from Montgomery, Alabama to Selma for the voting rights of African-Americans in 1965 Ava DuVernay’s “Selma.”