Students upset about school re-opening despite poor air quality

Students upset about school re-opening despite poor air quality

Paul Gullixson, the associate vice president of strategic communications at Sonoma State University said, “Conditions were so bad the AQI in our region reached 294 at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, which is close to the “hazardous” range. Thus we closed campus through the weekend and continued to distribute masks to all who asked for them at the Student Center.” 

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Sonoma State offering free rides to polling place

Sonoma State offering free rides to polling place

Student Involvement staff will be driving students around in order to make sure they can vote. This will take place Tuesday Nov 6 from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and those needing a ride are being asked to meet at the flagpole. After they are picked up they will be taken to the local elementary school–Monte Vista, which is about a mile from campus. It is the only polling place in Rohnert Park There is no RSVP or registration necessary to participate, you just have to show up and be ready to cast your vote.

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Rohnert Park City Council discusses widening Snyder Lane

Rohnert Park City Council discusses widening Snyder Lane

The proposed Snyder Lane expansion project is going in the direction of implementing a traffic signal. This option includes widening Snyder Lane to four lanes north of the middle school, but returns to a two lane configuration south of Crane Creek bridge. The estimated cost of the construction is approximately $2.5 million. 

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Internship benefits emphasized

“We are so lucky to be in the North Bay of California where there are countless opportunities in a variety of job sectors, from agribusiness to high tech to major and regional nonprofits. Regularly, I receive emails from area employers actively seeking Sonoma State interns because our students have such a strong reputation out there in the workforce,” Homzie said.

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