K&L Bistro: Restaurant Review

K&L Bistro: Restaurant Review

K&L Bistro is a well known neighborhood Parisian-style restaurant that offers gourmet French cuisine in an intimate, sophisticated venue located in neighboring Sebastopol, California at 119 S Main St. Owners Lucas and Karen Martin have made their restaurant into a fine dining space where customers can enjoy their meal and cocktails: whether it be dining inside, outside, or at the full bar in between. 

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Consent, Please! brings call to action for consent culture

Practically everyone learns about consent, and non-consent, from the time they were born until the time they are on a college campus. But, with the spike in sexual assaults on college campuses across the country, an integral question needs addressing now more than ever: what have people of the demographic really learned about consent? As this question and those of the like are addressed at Sonoma State’s “Consent, Please! A Call to Action for Consent Culture” meeting, held on Sept. 17, the workshop equips students with a better understanding of consent and its looming implications in a society proving lackluster on the matter. 

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Body Language Productions: the student group on the rise

Body Language Productions: the student group on the rise

The Body Language Productions team is building a community of music enthusiasts as they spread awareness through the genre of electronic dance music. Sonoma State University students Christian Francisco, Jacob Gonzales, Allan Lock, Tyler Chase and Edgar Avalos all come together to share their passion for music under their group label, Body Language Productions. 

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'IT Chapter Two': early reviews proving scarier than new film

'IT Chapter Two': early reviews proving scarier than new film

“IT Chapter Two” recently opened at the box office on Sept. 6, greeted by mixed reviews from the audience--but fan-wide anticipation and excitement prevail in its opening week numbers nonetheless. The film is the second of the series, in which the members of “The Losers Club” are called back to Derry 27 years after the events of the first film, which holds the box office record for the second biggest horror film opening of all time. “IT Chapter Two,” however, is more about the aftereffects of the trauma that the cast members endure in the first film. 

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‘It’s a Guy Thing’: ‘topics we need to talk about’

‘It’s a Guy Thing’: ‘topics we need to talk about’

An honest meeting on masculinity that ditches pursuit of feminism or orientation: “It’s a Guy Thing,” held on Thursday, Sept. 12 at the University Student Center’s “The Hub,” opens a dialogue on men’s roles in modern society--establishing a judgement-free zone for students to reflect upon themselves with others. 

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'Dig into Nature': naturalist training meting unearths the unexpected

'Dig into Nature': naturalist training meting unearths the unexpected

Ever visited one of the Sonoma State University preserves? A student experience well worthy of undertaking, the Sonoma County area boasts three university preserves: the Osborn Preserve, Galbreath Preserve, and Los Guilicos Preserve. At the “Dig into Nature” informational meeting held on Wednesday, Sept. 4, led by Suzanne DeCoursey, students explore what the student Naturalist training entails at the Osborn Preserve. 

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The Lagunitas Beer Circus: A 'freaktacular' event

The Lagunitas Beer Circus: A 'freaktacular' event

The Circus is coming to town! For students of age, this not-so-typical circus invites those to grab friends, family, and prepare for a unique, beer-filled experience worthy of “hopping” out for. Ranging in its various types of entertainment and local craft beer, this for-charity event arrives at an affordable price. Petaluma’s 10th Anniversary Lagunitas Beer Circus will be held on Sept. 14 at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m.

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Taylor Swift returns with 'Lover'

Taylor Swift returns with 'Lover'

Taylor Swift is one of the biggest singers and songwriters of our generation--and she just got bigger. On Aug. 23, Swift released her newest album, titled, “Lover,” which is already raging with success. In a single week, “Lover” netted the equivalent of 867,000 album units in the US, according to Billboard. “It is the largest sales week for any album since Swift’s last 2017 release, ‘Reputation,’” Billboard Magazine says. 

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Double Decker, ASP free bowling night: the event that cannot go unforgotten as the year continues

Double Decker, ASP free bowling night: the event that cannot go unforgotten as the year continues

Double Decker Lanes, the premier bowling alley in Sonoma County located at 300 Golf Course Dr., Rohnert Park, hosted a free bowling night for the students of Sonoma State University on Sept. 5. As the event only lasts from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m., even students arriving early to the bowling alley’s widely popular event notice the huge line stretching out the door, winding its way around the building. Upon entry with student I.D., free admission is granted; with bowling shoes aplenty, the event showcased flocks of students eager to enjoy the night ahead. 

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The Part-time Job, Internship, and Service Fair offers more than expected

The Part-time Job, Internship, and Service Fair offers more than expected

The Part-time Job, Internship, and Service Fair at Salazar Plaza is a huge hit for students and employers searching for opportunities as abundant as the students that flock to it. On Wednesday Aug. 28, with more than 150 companies in attendance, readily informative and excited employers interact with those interested in opportunities to work with them. Particularly, for students engaged in interests surrounding careers in entertainment and travel, the fair provides exactly that. 

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