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Sonoma State Star

The Student News Site of Sonoma State University

Sonoma State Star

The Student News Site of Sonoma State University

Sonoma State Star


University announces new dean of library

Amy Lee, Staff Writer December 9, 2014

The longtime search is over, and Sonoma State University has appointed a new dean of the library. Karen G. Schneider will officially take on this position Jan. 12, 2015. 

Community college degrees with guarantees

Amy Lee, Staff Writer November 18, 2014

California community college students wanting to eventually attend a four-year university now have a better chance at being accepted into schools due to a recently created program. 

Career Services hosting internship expo

Amy Lee, Staff Writer November 11, 2014

Currently, the unemployment rate for recent graduates in the United States is 8.5 per- cent. Career Services is making it one of their primary goals to help Sonoma State University students beat that unemployment statistic.


Professor honored with award from NASA

Amy Lee, Staff Writer November 4, 2014

Sonoma State University professor Lynn Cominsky was honored with the Women in Aerospace Award last week in Arlington, Virginia. 

Loan program announces provisions

Amy Lee, Staff Writer October 28, 2014

The U.S. Department of Education announced a final rule to strengthen the Federal Direct PLUS Loan Program. The announcement, made Wednesday, affects students everywhere, including those at Sonoma State University receiving loans and grants.


Leadership recognized at nonprofit conference ceremony

Amy Lee, Staff Writer October 21, 2014

The North Bay Nonprofit Conference is coming to Sonoma State University for the first time on Oct. 30. 


Wine Business partners with Domaine Chandon

Amy Lee, Staff Writer October 14, 2014

The Sonoma State University Wine Business Institute is excited to share that they recently paired with Domaine Chandon to offer a seminar series with wine industry professionals of the Napa Valley on Nov. 4 and Nov. 5. 

Student privacy act enacted by governor

Amy Lee, Staff Writer October 7, 2014

Many people have concerns regarding online personal information safety, and rightfully so. 

Prize scholarship offered to student applicants

Amy Lee, Staff Writer September 30, 2014

When it comes time to apply for scholarships, it becomes a struggle for many people to find ones they are qualified to apply for. The Warren Court Prize, offered to Sonoma State University students, is open to all students who are in good standing within the university.

Kayak through surreal bioluminescence

Amy Lee, Staff Writer September 23, 2014

Kayaking through water that is glowing in the dark as a result of the movement of the paddle, this sounds like something from a dream. However, this weekend, 11 students and two Volunteer Guides will get to experience this first hand.

Young’s Market attracts wine lovers

Amy Lee, Staff Writer September 16, 2014

People say, when it comes time to find a big job, it’s all about who a person knows. On Thursday, a select amount of students from Sonoma State will get the opportunity to do that networking to get to know employees from Young’s Market Company. 

Activist Perkinson speaks his mind

Amy Lee, Staff Writer September 9, 2014

James W. Perkinson, a long-time activist from inner city Detroit, spoke to Sonoma State students regarding issues surrounding racial discrimination and segregation that are still taking place to this day.

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