Economist speaks on capitalism alternatives

Economist speaks on capitalism alternatives

Economics as a study, introduces how capitalism functions and benefits our American society. Yet that’s where it ends in regards to critical analysis, shared Richard A. Wolff last Monday in the Green Music Center at Sonoma State University.

His talk, Alternatives to Capitalism, is one of the many social justice lectures series donated by Andrea Nettle, a former professor of education at Sonoma State.

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Women of color find support in campus club

Women of color find support in campus club

With over 100 different clubs on Sonoma State University’s campus, students are exposed to a variety of different choices and opportunities to get involved with an organization that best fits their needs and ideas. One relatively new club, on their second semester at Sonoma State, strives to work toward the support, education and dissemination of a collection of student's issues. The MALCS club, which stands for Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social or translates to Women Active in Letters and Social Change, hopes to create a safe space for their members where they can share their stories and experiences.

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The Learning Center, dedicated to student improvement

The Learning Center, dedicated to student improvement

In the heart of the Sonoma State University campus, the Learning Center waits to help students with their academic needs.

The Learning Center is located at 1040 Salazar Hall. They are open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you can’t seem to make it in, they welcome phone calls at (707) 664-2853.

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Sonoma State Surf Club makes waves

Sonoma State Surf Club makes waves

When people thinks of surfing, they often think of Hawaii, Santa Cruz and Southern California. However, a new club at Sonoma State University is hoping to change that mindset. Sonoma State now has their very own Surf Club. Many may find it surprising, being that campus is in the middle of suburbs and vineyards, but believe it or not the Surf Clubs goes surfing nearby almost every weekend.

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Campus Observatory to receive overdue renovation

Campus Observatory to receive overdue renovation

The Observatory at Sonoma State University that has seen more than four decades of operation and instruction in astronomy will soon undergo the process of being renovated.

“The old facility had a flat roof design, which led to standing water that led to degradation over time. The new facility will have a domed roof structure. This will make a more effective protection from the environment,” said assistant professor Thomas Targett.

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Giants field reporter shares her experience

Giants field reporter shares her experience

After serving 10 seasons with the San Francisco Giants, sideline reporter Amy Gutierrez, or better known as her on-camera persona Amy G, visited Sonoma State University to give students insight about her career as a journalist on and off the baseball field. Many sports fans may believe that being a sports reporter is easy compared to most careers, but Gutierrez tells a different story.

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Oh the places you’ll go, outside of Rohnert Park

Oh the places you’ll go, outside of Rohnert Park

Sonoma County Transit offers free bus rides for Sonoma State University students throughout the rest of the year. Places like Scandia, Graton and Cal Skate are all college orientated locations for fun and entertainment which can be reached by bus. However options for students aren’t limited to Rohnert Park, in fact there are destinations in other cities that are only a short bus ride away. Adventuringnorth can bringmany unique and exciting opportunities. Students that feel caught in the same routine can find new entertainment in other areas of the North Bay.

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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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