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Sonoma State Star


Despite lack of funding, CSU will not raise tuition

Ashley Gieske, Staff Writer April 24, 2018

A tuition increase was starting to look like a reality for Sonoma State University students for this fall. However, despite receiving less than one-third of the budget requested by the CSU last fall, Chancellor Timothy White announced last week that he has decided to not increase tuition for the 2018-2019 school year.


Top positions of AS to be decided next week

Ashley Gieske, Staff Writer April 3, 2018

With elections right around the corner many are anticipating who is going to become Sonoma State’s next Associated Students president and vice president, as well who will fill in seven other positions on the Associated Students Senate. Students who are willing to represent students and allow their voices to be heard are elected to these positions each year. The elections for the 2018-2019 school year begin next week. The winners in contested elections will be announced a week from tonight at Lobos at 7 p.m. 


Sonoma County cannabis growers still find trouble in legalization

Ashley Gieske, Staff Writer March 6, 2018

According to the  California Department of tax and fee Administration, the state brings in more than $65 million a year from legal cannabis. To begin the year, California’s recreational marketplace gave 173 dispensaries statewide permits and since then 1,307 temporary licenses have been granted to cannabis businesses. 


Major delays expected on Petaluma Hill Road

Ashley Gieske, Staff Writer February 20, 2018

Construction near Sonoma State University campus is having a major impact on how students, faculty and staff are navigating local streets. And more changes are on the way.


Students face tuition increase, but how much?

Ashley Gieske, Staff Writer February 13, 2018

As students enter their third week of school, many are left wondering whether they will be facing a tuition increase in the fall and, if so, how much. But it looks as if they may not get a clear answer until May. A possible tuition increase was the primary topic of discussion during the CSU board of trustees meeting at the Office of the Chancellor last Tuesday and Wednesday. 


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