Fair to deliver student housing options

Fair to deliver student housing options

As the spring semester begins to rapidly approach its last few weeks, many students at Sonoma State University have two things on their minds. The first being “finals, finals, finals” and the second is a question carrying equal, if not more, stress than finals themselves, “where am I going to live next year?” Fortunately, that question can be answered at this years Off-Campus Housing Resource Fair.

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Career Closet helps provide professional attire

Career Closet helps provide professional attire

A temporary ban of a good night’s rest by your subconscious before a big interview can send you into deep, uncharted thought. Stressing, your mind pinpoints the realization that the outfit you planned to may not fit the image or expectations of your potential employer.

“Some students don’t know what’s appropriate. And it’s kind of hard, depending on the culture or organization you’re interviewing with,” said Career Services Advisor Ann Mansfield.

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County buses give students safer travel

County buses give students safer travel

With the cost of tuition and living expenses on the rise, public transportation is becoming a more dependable option for Sonoma State University students. Computer science major and Rohnert Park resident Shelby Munsch prefers using the bus because he finds it safer. 

“I have totalled more cars than I should have already, and I can’t afford to buy a car,” Munsch said, “Being in the car with me isn’t safe, but taking the bus is safe.” 

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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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