Historic North Bay firestorm shuts down Sonoma State campus
In the most devastating wildfires in California history, thousands of houses and structures have been destroyed throughout Sonoma County. Approximately 30 students and faculty have lost their homes. Full Story.
SSU student injured in Vegas shooting sues hotel
One of the many members of the crowd injured by Stephen Paddock’s gunfire, Sonoma State senior Paige Gasper, is filing a lawsuit against MGM Resorts, the owners of Mandalay Bay. Full Story.
University ordered to pay $2.9 million in asbestos case
Sonoma State University must pay faculty and staff who worked in Stevenson Hall and other buildings a total of $2.9 million in damages for violations of occupational health and safety laws concerning the improper handling of asbestos, a Sonoma County judge has decided. Full Story.
Hundreds of students rally on campus in support of DACA
A diverse crowd of about 400 students, faculty and community members gathered at Sonoma State University Tuesday evening to protest President Donald J. Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which shields young immigrants from deportation. Full Story.
SSU student injured in Las Vegas rampage
Paige Gasper, a senior psychology student at Sonoma State, is recovering from a liver laceration and fractured ribs caused by a bullet wound she endured at the Las Vegas shooting on Sunday. Full Story.
Losses can be taken in two different ways: as a positive or negative, with no alternatives. It is no secret that the Sonoma State men’s soccer team have had a tough season. With their current record (2-4-1 CCAA), the pressure is on to finish the season with more wins than losses. Fortunately, Sonoma has fought for every goal and minute, and turned each of their losses into a learning experience for the team.
The national anthem has not always been a source of dissension between athletes, fans and United States citizens alike. But now, nearly two years after Colin Kaepernick decided to jump-start a conversation regarding police brutality against racial minorities, his simple, yet risky knee-to-turf tactic has set ablaze a controversy unlike any other.
Metropolitan Police based in London reported 455 incidents in 2016 where attackers used corrosive substances as a weapon, according to The New York Times,. With acid attacks becoming an increasing problem in Europe, the question of terrorism comes to mind.
“Since the United States declared war on our country, we will have every right to make counter-measures, including the right to shoot down United States strategic bombers even when they are not inside the airspace border of our country,” said North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho, according to BBC News on Sept. 25.
Living in a tiny home doesn’t mean you have to make huge sacrifices. The tiny home trend continues to grow in urban areas such as Seattle, Portland and our not so distant neighboring city, San Francisco. One of the biggest factors behind the tiny home transformation is a very basic motivator: cost.