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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


Comedic vulgarity at its finest

As Nick Swardson walked the backstage foyer of Weill Hall he marveled at the portraits of the past performers who’ve earned the concert hall its pristine reputation. He recalled to the audience his final thoughts before his performance.


Faculty publish letter regarding pending strike

Dear Sonoma State Faculty and Students,

“A Winter Night in Aspen” dance

Brandon Stachnik, Editor-in-Chief February 2, 2016

The Sonoma State Snow Club and Edgework Entertainment hosted a dance to Sonoma State students on Friday at SOMO Village. 

Bike theft suspect arrested

Brandon Stachnik, Editor-in-Chief November 17, 2015

A bike theft suspect was arrested on Nov. 8 after fleeing from Sonoma State University police officers.


CineNoma: A creative rebranding

After watching Alex Bretow avert a film equipment crisis by positioning a couple pennies in a mic stand to hold it up right, it’s easier to understand why so much is getting accomplished under his leadership as SSU-TV’s general manager. 



‘Furious 7’: Record-breaking fan favorite

The record-breaking seventh installment to the “Fast and Furious” franchise proves that anything can be accomplished with the support of family.


Collaborative record transcends genres

Brandon Stachnik, Editor-in-Chief February 24, 2015

Hip-hop has received a gift from the world of jazz. 



Title Fight is not slowing down

Brandon Stachnik, Editor-in-Chief February 3, 2015

Old punk is dead. Classic ballads on black coffee and skateboarding have been left in the 80s.


A night out with ‘Fluffy’

Brandon Stachnik, Editor-in-Chief September 9, 2014

Comedy fans left SSU’s Green Music Center in stitches on Friday, and it was all thanks to one “fluffy” comedian.


Bay Area musicians rock Lobo’s

KSUN Radio’s Day in the Sun music festival was ironically held indoors this year, but the visiting artists still managed to keep the small crowd alive. 


Student film festival offers creativity, snacks

Nothing complements a night of cinematic originality quite like free popcorn.  While the refreshments were satisfying, the real treat at the third annual SSU-TV Film Fest was the chance to watch the finished products of the award-winning directors.

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