Seawolves Lead hidden gem at SSU

Seawolves Lead hidden gem at SSU

Seawolves Lead is a workshop hosted by Student Involvements very own Joanie Ly. 

This workshop brings working through conflict to the Erin Fisher room on the second floor of the student center on Nov. 7. 

Each month, this workshop focuses on different topics designed to build and develop clubs and organizations, although the program encourages any students who wish to participate as well with open arms.

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Paulette Quiba remembered in Lobo’s Pantry plaque

Paulette Quiba remembered in Lobo’s Pantry plaque

It’s been just over a year since Sonoma State University lost one of their very own. 

Sonoma State Junior Paulette Quiba was tragically killed on Nov. 5, 2017 when a drunk driver crossed into her lane on Lakeville Highway and caused a head-on collision. The 21-year-old Business Major was a well-known leader on campus and contributed much to the school.

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Ride share saftey a growing concern

Ride share saftey a growing concern

The idea of ordering a car ride with a complete stranger went from a weary application to a nationwide phenomenon. 

Uber was founded in 2009 as a transportation network company that began in San Francisco. To get a ride, all one has to do is download the Uber application onto your phone, enter your destination, and then you’re given a price with your driver’s detail and location. It seems simple enough. 

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Lobo’s Food Pantry open to all

Lobo’s Food Pantry open to all

Lobo’s Food Pantry, a rather new resource on campus that celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon ceremony in just February of this year,  is holding a food drive this week. 

Lobo’s Food Pantry is an entity on campus located in Zinfandel across from the student health center. They house nonperishable foods including beans, pasta, canned vegetables, dry rice, breakfast bars, coffee and tea, quick meals, fruits, vegetables and bread and even basic feminine hygiene items when able. The purpose is to aid food security among students who are struggling to meet their basic needs. 

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Student Spotlight: Makayla Freed

Student Spotlight: Makayla Freed

Makayla Freed, a transfer student and experienced naturalist, has been lucky enough to get involved in a major and program that has shaped her experience here at Sonoma State University. 

The senior Environmental Studies and Planning student came to the university as a transfer student, unaware of how she would get acclimated. During her first weeks as a seawolf, when she was overwhelmed with a feeling of loneliness, she knew she had to get involved somehow. 

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Haunted House delivers frights

Haunted House delivers frights

Associate Students Productions, more commonly know as ASP, spooked students with it’s second Haunted House for Halloween. 

It was hosted on the third floor of the Student Center in the ballrooms. Sammi Glatt, graduating Senior Communications major, was in charge of this year’s event. 

“We do everything for the students by the students. Halloween is a huge thing on campus and we feel the students really appreciate it when we do the Haunted House,” Glatt said. 

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Lobo’s Bingo Night raises Halloween spirits

Lobo’s Bingo Night raises Halloween spirits

Lobo’s knows how to get people in the Halloween spirit. Last Friday, the cafe and pub held a bingo night for students to get together and have some fun, starting off their Halloween weekend. When 8:30 came around, it was time to start the game and students got ready to compete. Friends gathered to play and judging by all the laughter and smiles going around, it’s safe to say everyone had a great time.

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QSA club tables against DHHS’s memo

This week, the Queer Student Alliance club used their voices to make it known on campus what is happening in our world. Recently, it has been headlining in the news that the Trump administration is making efforts to eliminate basic transgender rights. 

This action brought on by the administration has caused numerous people around the world to wonder if anyone is safe anymore to express their identity. The Queer Student Alliance, also known as QSA, took action and wanted to make a change. 

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Crochet weaves experts and beginners together

Crochet weaves experts and beginners together

The HUB is most famous for its safe space and accepting environment, which is something they pride themselves on. This year, they added a new Crochet Night to their Self Care program. Everyone sat in a circle and began crocheting. 

The supplies were all in a table in the middle of the room so everyone could reach them. For the students that didn’t know how to start or what to do, there were a few experienced students that walked around and helped. They were more than happy to help anyone who was having difficulties, as it hard to get at first.

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Seawolf Speaks!

Seawolf Speaks!

As a student, sometimes juggling everything that life throws at you can be challenging. Classwork on top of work, internships and other activities can be daunting. We wanted to know what students choose to do with their free time while on campus, what helps them during the week to relax and breathe and how they prefer to spend their time on campus.   

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Phi Delta Theta's Teeter Totter wraps up another year

Phi Delta Theta's Teeter Totter wraps up another year

A teeter totter was consistently moving on the Person Lawn for 104 hours for Phi Delta Theta’s 19th annual fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis. The men of this fraternity plan year round for this five day event that is anticipated by many on campus.

The Phi Delta Theta Fraternity began the Teeter Totter event at SSU in 1999 to raise money for ALS research, formerly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, in honor of Lou Gehrig who was an accomplished Phi Delta Theta member at Columbia University. Their vision shifted when one of their own brother’s, Woody Bolin,  passed in August 2006 from Cystic Fibrosis. In honor of Bolin, they vowed that they would continue this once a year event to remember him and his legacy.

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Peer advisors answer Winter Intercession questions

Peer advisors answer Winter Intercession questions

Every year, as registration time rolls around, the students at Sonoma State University seem to have higher stress levels than usual. It is a known fact on campus that getting the classes you need have always been difficult and often lead to having to take summer or winter courses.

Registration for winter classes opened on Monday Oct. 15. Freshman trying to get ahead or seniors trying to graduate on time especially feel the stress about registering for winter classes.

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