Multicultural dinner to elevate awareness

Multicultural dinner to  elevate awareness

There is no better way to learn about a culture than to indulge in its cuisine. As universal as food can be, eating and being exposed to new dishes or cultures is something many find enjoyable.

The Multicultural Organization Club and Alliance, otherwise known as MOCA, has collaborated with Campus Life Programing, The HUB and the Center for Student Leadership Involvement and Service to host an annual multicultural dinner. The event is designed to showcase many different cultures by serving dishes from each one. 

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Evolving policy may welcome outside vendors

Evolving policy may welcome outside vendors

While Sonoma State University has success in many aspects of student life, the lack of attendance at campus events can be extremely prevalent. While different clubs and organizations try their best to develop new ideas to promote student involvement, there seems to be one factor that never fails to boost attendance -- food.

Many clubs, organizations, students and faculty serve food at different events held on campus hoping to spark student interest. Not only can food be used to boost participation for public campus events, it can also help educate people on different cultures. Unfortunately the path to bring food on campus isn’t without hurdles.

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Sonoma State rooted in free speech: Remembering activist and professor Mario Savio

Sonoma State rooted in free speech: Remembering activist and professor Mario Savio

In the 1960s the University of California, Berkeley was the birthplace of student activism and the Free Speech Movement. Among the founders of the movement was Mario Savio, a former Sonoma State University faculty member in his later years. Despite his passing in 1996, students at Sonoma State are still impacted by Savio and his beliefs.

The Mario Savio Speakers’ Corner is a memorial at Sonoma State commemorating his life and work, located near the corner of Stevenson and International Hall. 

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Intramural sports provide students a competitive option

Intramural sports provide students a competitive option

While education should be the first priority for schools, other outlets for student activity and creativity are crucial for an enjoyable college experience. Sonoma State University gives students choices to be a part of competitive sports teams, at the collegiate level, club level or intramural level.

Intramural sports at Sonoma State, give students the opportunity to create their own sport teams and compete against other students in a variety of leagues. The competition allows students to further connect with the campus community.

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Campus lecture offers insight on platonic solids

Campus lecture offers insight on platonic solids

“Exceptional platonic solids are beautiful three dimensional figures,” explained St. Mary’s College Professor Andrew Connor on Wednesday.

“The reason they have so much symmetry, [is because] they are made of regular polygons. Meaning the edges of the faces all have equal length and the angles are all the same. Faces are all congruent to one another,” said Connor during his lecture at Sonoma State University.

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Last minute ideas for Valentine’s Day

Last minute ideas for Valentine’s Day

As Valentine’s Day has rapidly approached once again, most people are probably experiencing one of two emotions, dread or excitement. Maybe you have something special planned with your significant other, a fun night out with the girls, a hot blind date, or perhaps nothing at all. Though we all know that this day of love comes around once a year, it seems like somehow most of us end up unprepared every time. 

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Seawolves Speak: students react to possible tuition increase

California State University proposed a five percent tuition increase to take effect in fall 2017. The change will affect the entire 23 campus system, including Sonoma State University. The CSU system will vote on the tuition increase proposal, resulting in a boost of no more than $270 per student, March 21-22. The tuition increase has been reported to go to various items including Graduation Initiative 2025, funded enrollment growth, facilities and campus infrastructure, employee compensation and mandatory costs. In the hopes of hearing what the campus has to say on the subject, Sonoma State students were asked “what are your thoughts on the possible tuition increase to be voted on in March?”

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Escape rooms find home at Sonoma State

Escape rooms find home at Sonoma State

Sonoma State University will be holding live escape rooms on campus this week during LoboFest. The event will be held on Thursday, Feb. 9 from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. on the second floor of the Student Center. There will be multiple rooms open to showcase student skills by using critical thinking to take the clues and solve the puzzles to break out of the room.

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