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“What I was meant to do:” Kinesiology graduate starts career as a neuro exercise specialist

Nathan Molina, Staff Writer May 16, 2024

Sonoma State Alumni Leilani Hallman studied kinesiology during her time at SSU and has secured a job in her desired field that she enjoys.  Currently, Hallman works at SCI-FIT, short for Spinal Cord...

Paul Gutierrez reporting live. Courtesy |  Paul Gutierrez

Words of Wisdom from Sports Journalist Paul Gutierrez

Nathan Molina, Staff Writer May 15, 2024

Journalist Paul Gutierrez visited Sonoma State University as a guest speaker on April 30 and offered students insight into the world of sports reporting. Gutierrez is the Las Vegas Raiders reporter for...

CSU faculty strike for better working conditions

Albert Levine, Staff Writer January 23, 2024

The CFA strike took place on Monday, Jan. 22 and marked the only day of the planned five day strike as the CFA and CSU have reached a tentative agreement.

Protesters in the Santa Rosa Plaza on Nov. 17.

SSU workers and alumni march for Palestine in Courtyard Square

Albert Levine, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

On Tuesday Nov. 17 roughly 100 protestors gathered in the Downtown Santa Rosa Courtyard Square to protest the ongoing bombing in Gaza and the Israeli occupation of Palestine. “We’re calling...

Kaila Vasconez

Senior spotlight: Kaila Vasconez shares her thoughts on graduating

Lily Folz, Staff Writer December 5, 2023

Q: Reflecting on your time at Sonoma State, what are some of the most memorable experiences or lessons you’ve gained throughout your academic journey? A: Reflecting on my time at Sonoma State, I could...

CSU Trustee Douglas Faigin.

Conversation with CSU Trustee Faigin

Veda Dean, Staff Writer December 4, 2023

The California State University is the largest public university system in the U.S., and one of it’s trustees visited Sonoma State on Nov. 15. The CSU Board of Trustees is a group that votes...

Seawolves bounce back in weekend split

Seawolves bounce back in weekend split

Wyatt Redding, Staff Writer December 1, 2023

The Seawolves have been able to tread water in the early stages of the season and have now started conference play. Dating back to their opening game, Sonoma State has com- piled a respectable 4-3 overall...

Cena Murphy, president of the Sonoma State Skiers club.

New SSU Skiers club opens up new opportunities

Jesse Lynn, Staff Writer December 1, 2023

The Sonoma State skiers club is a new organization on campus for those with a love to shred. This week, we spoke to the club President Cena Murphy. Here’s what the 3rd year communications major had to...

Students, faculty protest tuition hikes and working conditions

Albert Levine, Staff Writer October 23, 2023

The California Faculty Association, along with other labor unions and Sonoma state students, held a protest and march across campus on Oct. 17 to rally against the 34 percent tuition hike, low wages...

Roberto Eliseo Campos (Left) and Brittany Medina (Right). Photo courtesy of Campos.

Seawolf activist interview: Roberto Eliseo Campos on the tuition increase

October 3, 2023

Roberto Eliseo Campos, president of M.E.Ch.A De Sonoma and student chair of Alianza For Equity, answered questions in a follow-up interview with the Sonoma State STAR regarding the CSU’s approval of...

CSU Board of Trustees votes to increase tuition by next year

Albert Levine, Staff Writer September 19, 2023

Tuition is increasing, and not just for Sonoma State students. On Wednesday, September 13th in a 15-5 vote, the CSU Board of Trustees approved the tuition increase, raising the price of tuition across...

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