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.
SMART train ridership has good start
The train started giving out free rides last week to get riders hooked on the new SMART system that allows passengers to travel from the Sonoma County Airport all the way to San Rafael. Full Story.
Directive to eliminate remedial courses draws mixed reaction from Sonoma State faculty
California State University Chancellor Timothy White has directed CSU campuses to stop offering noncredit remedial courses traditionally offered to students who are unprepared for college-level instruction. Full Story.
Sonoma State Sapphires shine year round
National champions, dedicated performers, and active community members are just a few ways to describe the Sonoma State University Sapphires. Full Story.
Sonoma State welcomes three new cabinet members and 19 tenure track faculty
Sonoma State University has started the academic year with a number of new top officials, including a provost, chief financial officer, and a new head of the Green Music Center. Full Story.
Little league – the rodent-infested, insect-ridden, grassy haven where nearly 2.5 million young baseball players dream to one day become the next Babe Ruth, Derek Jeter, or Mike Trout. For many, this dream often begins and ends between the two distinct – yet sometimes faint – chalk lines that connect home plate with four narrow 70-foot base paths, along with a short 225-foot fence that only seems to shrink as you age.
The women of Sonoma State University’s soccer team have demonstrated nothing but triumph to kick off their season. A 4-0 record shows not only relentless effort, but a promising and exciting future for the Seawolves.
Remember the ex-Stanford all-star swimmer, Brock Turner? Many remember him by that title, but I remember him as a rapist who only got three months of jail time. The authors of “Introduction to Criminal Justice: System, Diversity, and Change Second Edition” want to make sure we brand Turner the title for the rest of his life.
There’s no doubt that Houston has suffered a terrible situation when Hurricane Harvey hit. The storm broke hearts and engulfed homes, and the survivors are still discovering tragedy. Recently, toxic areas in Houston have spread due to the weather, making it even more dangerous to return to people’s homes.
I always knew there was something fishy about Ted Cruz, but I could never put my finger on it. This has nothing to do with his policies, his beliefs or even his disconcertingly striking resemblance to former Sen. Joe McCarthy. It is his smile, or lack thereof. A measly half-grin of bittersweet emotions escaping his soul each time a photographer asks him to look into a camera.