As the temperature rose and the drinks flowed, Country Summer 2017 kicked off Northern California’s biggest country festival in sizzling fashion. Country music fans arrived early to the Sonoma County festival to stake out their spots near the shade as temperatures rose to near 100 degrees on the first day. Full Story.
Paying tuition by credit card will cost an additional $212 starting July 1
Starting July 1, the university will be passing on a 2.75 percent fee charged by credit card companies to those students who use credit to pay their tuition and fees. Full Story.
University considers contracting out for police dispatching
The university is exploring the possibility of contracting out for police dispatching on campus, possibly to an outside agency, Sonoma State University officials have confirmed. Full Story.
Suspect identified in Cotati shooting
Officials from the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office have identified a suspect in the Sonoma State University officer-involved shooting on May 5 in Cotati. Full Story.
Is Sonoma State violating state law by not posting signs when spraying pesticides?
Over the past two years, Sonoma State University Landscape Services has used a total of 18 different pesticides on campus. Among them is a glyphosate-based herbicide called Ranger Pro, which some experts say causes cancer. Full Story.
Officials from the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office have identified a suspect in the Sonoma State University officer-involved shooting on May 5 in Cotati as Eduardo Martinez Sanchez of Santa Rosa. Martinez Sanchez, 22, remains hospitalized from wounds he suffered in the shooting that took place around 5 a.m. following a fight in downtown Cotati.
Students at Sonoma State University can expect to see more interaction between the Green Music Center and the rest of the campus if the GMC’s new executive director, Jacob Yarrow, has anything to say about it.
Listeners of KSUN may not realize the amount of behind-the-scenes work that goes into each show. However, graduating senior Tommy Call III is more than familiar with the effort it takes to produce a successful piece of work.
Not many Sonoma State University students get the opportunity to meet the STAR’s one and only managing editor, Kim Baptista. Even fewer will know the story that led up to her work at the college paper, which includes multiple majors and a triumph over breast cancer.
Sonoma State University has teamed up with the College of Marin to offer a bachelor’s degree program on the College of Marin Campuses. The program, set to begin during the fall 2017 semester, will allow students to complete upper division credit units at the College of Marin according to Sonoma State University’s News Center and the College of Marin website.
Earn a university degree and get a job. This formula has always worked with relative success for many graduates. Many graduates go further in their studies and earn master’s degrees while others take time off completely for a little break before venturing in job hunting.
For the second year in a row, Cotati’s Jaded Toad have taken home the honors of “Best happy hour” and it’s easy to see why. It has an inviting cool, backyard feeling, an outdoor spot with an awesome selection of beer. Jaded Toad is concept type restaurant with fire pits and picnic tables to setting a casual ambiance. The music sets the tone with some upbeat tunes, making you just want to sit back and enjoy a game on one of the many TV’s or take in a game or two of corn-hole.
The Sonoma State University men’s golf team headed to the City of Industry, California to take part in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship series, where it played in the first and second rounds of the tournament on Monday and the final round on Tuesday.
The Sonoma State University’s women’s water polo team made school history this weekend when it placed second at the WWPA Championship in Geneva, Ohio. It was a long fought battle, but the women proved themselves a threat to their opponents.
With the end of the season in sight, Sonoma State University’s softball team hoped for some big victories in the season-ending four-game series against the Chico State Wildcats at Chico State University on Friday and Saturday.
The Sonoma State University baseball team took their positions at the Seawolf Diamond for the last time this season. After winning its midweek matchup with Holy Names 4-3 on Tuesday afternoon, it was swept by Cal Poly Pomona in its three-game Senior Weekend matchup.
With the season coming to a close, Sonoma State University’s softball team was able to upset the No. 3 ranked Humboldt State Lumberjacks 3-1 in a four game series, two games on Friday and two games on Saturday at the Seawolf Softball Field.
Controversy is arising concerning the newly popular trend of ‘microdosing’ LSD as a way to boost performance in people’s everyday lives. Microdosing is taking LSD in such small amounts that the psychedelic effects aren’t felt, but it’s enough to stimulate the brain.
With a little bit of creativity and even less money, you can recreate your favorite designer looks without ever having to step foot in an expensive mall. But just exactly where can you go if you’re balling on a budget? Thrift stores.
Since President Donald Trump has been in office, there has already been many changes. Most leave the opposing party at a loss, but one of his most shocking contributions to office has been his reduction of the freedom of the press.
As the temperature rose and the drinks flowed, Country Summer 2017 kicked off Northern California’s biggest country festival in sizzling fashion. Country music fans arrived early to the Sonoma County festival to stake out their spots near the shade as temperatures rose to near 100 degrees on the first day.
Come one come all, to the new play festival with hard hats. “Power Lines” opened on campus in Ives 119 over the weekend. Festival director Scott Horstein, who has annually hosted the “Super Mega Molten Hot Lava New Play Festival” curated “Power Lines” in order to give students a chance to experience a higher level of production. The students were given a real budget, full design and shop support, in addition to a spot in the school’s main stage season. If you missed opening weekend, you’ll have until May 13.