Librarian Lynn Prime, an underestimated resource

Librarian Lynn Prime, an underestimated resource

Those who walk the paths of Sonoma State University may not realize exactly how many people are involved behind the scenes. From facilities workers to those in the Health Center, many fall below student radars. The STAR had the opportunity to talk with Head Librarian Lynn Prime, an instrumental part of the success of many students.

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Oakland warehouse fire touches Sonoma State student

Oakland warehouse fire touches Sonoma State student

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It was a Friday night in San Bruno when my childhood friend, Michela Gregory, and her boyfriend Alex Vega decided to hop on BART and attend a party in Oakland. The party was being hosted in a warehouse called the Ghost Ship. At 10:12 p.m. Gregory posted a video on Snapchat of her enjoying what looked like a rave. There was loud techno music in the background and the scene was dark with little flickers of light here and there. A little over an hour later, she was gone. 

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Take a break from finals with festive, free fun

Take a break from finals with festive, free fun

Now that we’re done stuffing our faces with Thanksgiving food, it’s officially time for the holidays. Although for many, Christmas music began filling households as early as Nov. 1, it’s now acceptable to blast Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” 24/7. 

With the air getting crisper, temperatures dropping and winter break being around the corner, there are tons of activities in Sonoma County to really put you in the holiday spirit. 

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Seawolves Speak: Students react to the results of the 2016 election

This year’s election has been filled with tears of anger, fear and even joy. With elections officially over and Donald Trump being the chosen president-elect, the STAR caught up with students to hear their thoughts on the results. Students that we spoke to were asked: What are your thoughts on, or reaction to, the results of this election?

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Undocumented student accomplishes the unexpected

Undocumented student accomplishes the unexpected

Throughout her life Analilia Gonzaga pursued her passions and accomplished her dreams; little did her friends and the rest the world know, that she was keeping a secret. 

As an undocumented hispanic woman from Cholula Puebla, Mexico, Gonzaga shared with the students at Sonoma State University her and her family’s sacrifices, and the struggles she has overcome in becoming the leader and mentor she is today. 

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Poetry workshop encourages student expression

Poetry workshop encourages student expression

Poetry is characterized as a creative, rhythmical and imaginative way to express certain thoughts, ideas or feelings. It’s a compelling display of emotion that evokes a certain amount of empathy from an audience. Poetry is a form of creative writing that allows people to express their ideas in a thought provoking way that may draw on positive, negative, angry or happy emotions.The HUB, an integral center for diversity and and creativity located in Sonoma State University’s student center, hosted a poetry workshop last Wednesday, led by successful poet and hip-hop artist Dahlak Brathwaite.

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