“We Speak” provides safe space for expression

“We Speak” provides safe space for expression

Sonoma State University’s Associated Student’s Production presented “We Speak,” an interactive audience performance that addressed a wide array of social, political and personal issues. Held on Nov. 30 in the ballrooms, the purple and warm, complimentary lighting tones encouraged audience members to speak up in a safe space through poems, songs or dances. 

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Warren Court Prize goes to two winners

Warren Court Prize goes to two winners

For the first time in three years, the Center for Ethics, Law and Society awarded two Sonoma State University students the Warren Court Prize for their essays reflecting on issues related to ethics, constitutional law and justice. Co-winners Kayla Brown, a senior majoring in philosophy, and Elizabeth Cardenas, a sophomore philosophy major, will each receive $450 for their victory. 

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Sonoma State assigns new Title IX coordinator

Sonoma State assigns new Title IX coordinator

Sonoma State University has assigned Bill Kidder, associate vice president and former chief of staff for the president, to a new, interim position to oversee and run the Title IX office. His new title will be interim associate vice president for Title IX and strategic initiatives. Joyce Suzuki was previously the campus coordinator for the office.

 

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Academic Senate explores housing options

Academic Senate explores housing options

Although the fires may have stopped burning, their impacts are still heavily felt. A month after the devastating North Bay inferno, the community finds itself in a recovery process. But how will this region house all the people who have been relocated by the fires in addition to housing all of the new people who will come to the area to help rebuild? This was the major topic of discussion at the Sonoma State at the Academic Senate meeting on Thursday. 

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One year later, Kirk Kimberly’s death remains unsolved

One year later, Kirk Kimberly’s death remains unsolved

While the North Bay will forever remember October 2017 and the devastation that took place throughout the region, for the Kimberly family of Cotati and anyone who knew Kirk Kimberly, this October was a reminder of their own tragedy a year earlier. Oct. 17, 2016 was the last time Kirk’s family saw him alive, and two and a half weeks later, the 18-year-old’s body was found buried in a shallow grave on Sonoma State University’s campus. 

 

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