New Associated Students officers sworn into office
The final meeting of the year for the Associated Students was filled with laughter on Friday as the student leaders reflected on the hard work of the past year, just before the new senate was sworn in. Full story.
Student spotlight: Dylan Sirdofsky
Goodbye. Adios. Au Revoir. Arrivederci. No matter how you say goodbye, it doesn’t make it any easier. Full story.
Softball team to play in first Super Regional
The Sonoma State University softball team played in the NCAA Division II West Region Tournament this past weekend. They had wins of 5-4 against Humboldt State, and 5-4 and 11-3 against Montana State Billings. These three wins earned them a spot in the upcoming NCAA West Division II Super Regional. Full story.
On Saturday, roughly 2,000 Sonoma State University students will gather in their caps and gowns at the 2015 commencement ceremony. Sonoma State has 36 academic departments, 46 bachelor degree programs and 15 masters programs that will be included in the commencement. The 2,000 graduating students will join nearly 63,000 other Sonoma State alumni following Saturday’s ceremony.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) believes college should be more affordable for students in America, and she’s not alone. In fact, at least 250,000 people agree with her. In 2013, Warren created a petition as part of her first-ever Senate bill to set the student loan interest rate to the level offered to big banks by the Federal Reserve.
There is a wide selection of Mexican restaurants in Santa Rosa to choose from, but none stand out more than El Patio. Located on 4th St. and Stony Point Rd., El Patio offers exceptional service, authentic Mexican food and an environment where all customers feel welcome.
The Sonoma State University Sapphires performed dances they have been working on throughout the year last Saturday in Person Theatre. Ranging from jazz to hip hop, there was a wide variety of dance styles performed.
Selfies have become one of the biggest trends when it comes to taking pictures. Kong, the newest addition to the Path family of applications, is a simple way to create GIF selfies to share with friends.
Goodbye. Adios. Au Revoir. Arrivederci. No matter how you say goodbye, it doesn’t make it any easier. Dylan Sirdofsky, the Sonoma State STAR’s Editor-in-Chief and beloved friend will be retiring his duties and moving on to the “real world.”
Join Sonoma State University’s B Natural Seawolf Singers club on Sunday in Ives 101 at 7 p.m. for their second annual vocal showcase. This year’s theme is “Off the Charts,” where they will be singing classics and “underground anthems.”
Being in the middle of wine country, Sonoma State University students interested in the wine industry may already think they’re getting to know everything there is about wine. However, professors wanted to open students up to the knowledge of how diverse and innovative wine can be.
The Sonoma State University softball team played in the NCAA Division II West Region Tournament this past weekend. They had wins of 5-4 against Humboldt State, and 5-4 and 11-3 against Montana State Billings. These three wins earned them a spot in the upcoming NCAA West Division II Super Regional.
Starting off the week for the Sonoma State University women’s golf team were Alexis Hayes and Sarah Rotter as they both shot one-under par 71 to start the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II Women’s Golf West Super Regional on Monday, May fourth.
Sonoma State University’s softball team played in Stockton for the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship Tournament. Over the past weekend, they played a total of three games at Arnaiz Stadium.
For the past 30 years, coach John Goelz has shaped Sonoma State University baseball program into one of the most respected NCCA Division II teams in the nation and has now passed a milestone that will join him in an exclusive group of which only 15 other coaches have joined.
After taking game two in this past weekend’s series against San Francisco State, Goelz recorded his 1,000 career victory as a head coach. Since taking the job in 1985, Goelz has built the baseball program from the ground up at SSU and now has an everlasting accomplishment to last with it. With the Seawolves season slowly skidding to an end and playoffs seeming very unlikely, this accomplishment will at least be able to shed some light on future seasons.
An entire semesters worth of creativity and dedication came to life on stage in Schroeder Hall on Saturday afternoon, when Sonoma State University Music 340 students presented a performance that they themselves wrote, directed, and acted in.
In 2012, Mumford & Sons released the Grammy award-winning album “Babel.” The band’s unique mix of folk and rock made Mumford & Sons one of the most impressive musical groups in the past few years. After three years, the band has released their new album, “Wilder Mind,” and to this reviewer’s surprise, it’s not exactly what a Mumford & Sons fan would expect.