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The Student News Site of Sonoma State University

Sonoma State Star

The Student News Site of Sonoma State University

Sonoma State Star


Met Gala theme of dominant religion sparks controversy

The Met Gala raised more than just millions of dollars this year. Eyebrows across the country and the world shot so high above hairlines last Monday night, some may be lost forever.


Pressure to have children declining among millennials

Are you a mature person, able to take care of yourself? Is this a good time? What could go wrong? Do you make enough money? Are you married?

These questions are just the beginning of what women ask themselves as they decide if they want to have a baby or not. It is no longer an easy decision. Years ago, it seemed like the only important question was “are you married?” Now, that hardly matters.


Companies need to mirror Starbucks’ racial bias training

Brooklynn Miller, Staff Writer April 25, 2018

You would think Starbucks employees would know better than to burn themselves, but now the tension is high and the coffee is hot.


FBI raid could finally lead to answers

Brooklynn Miller, Staff Writer April 18, 2018

Imagine this: your office has just been raided by the FBI and you are furious. Of course, you  would never expect such an invasion of privacy, but in the case of Michael Cohen, there seems an ever-imposing feeling that both he and President Donald Trump could have anticipated such a bold move from the FBI.


Humans are to blame for animal extinctions

Brooklynn Miller, Staff Writer April 10, 2018

At the age of 45, Sudan, the last remaining male white rhino, did not have much left in him in regards to repopulating his territory with new offspring.


Adopting a citizenship question for the census will further limit immigrant safety

Brooklynn Miller, Staff Writer April 4, 2018

“Is this person a citizen of the United States?” This is the question that has sparked controversy, created panic among minority groups and caused many states, including California and New York, to sue the Trump administration. 


Women’s Day must include transgender women

Brooklynn Miller, Staff Writer March 15, 2018

She is the one who nursed you, cradled you, stood by you, supported you, played with you, pushed you to do your best, looked up to you and loved you. You call her mother, grandmother, sister, daughter, aunt, girlfriend, next door neighbor, homecoming queen and bookworm. There are an innumerable amount of adjectives and nouns to describe a woman. 


Lawmakers need quick compromise on gun reform

Brooklynn Miller, Staff Writer March 6, 2018

In wake of the tragic Parkland shooting on Feb. 14, society has rekindled gun violence as a heated debate throughout the United States. This has resulted in a multitude of suggested legislature changes and policy adjustments.


Annual homeless census shows fire impact on local communities

Brooklynn Miller, Staff Writer February 27, 2018

Due to many factors including unemployment, lack of affordable housing, poor physical or mental health and drug and alcohol abuse, homelessness appears to be on the rise in Sonoma County. 


University to highlight food insecurity

Brooklynn Miller, Staff Writer February 20, 2018

Homelessness in Sonoma County is a reality that is seen daily. According to a final report from the annual countywide homeless census in January, Sonoma County’s overall homeless population shrunk...


Damage to vineyards from October fires less than expected

Brooklynn Miller, Staff Writer February 13, 2018

After the smoke cleared, how big a mark the fires would leave on local vineyards concerned many in the wine industry.The answer, according to an ongoing Sonoma State  University study, is clear: not muc


Health Center sees rise in flu patients

Brooklynn Miller, Staff Writer February 13, 2018

Have you experienced any flu or cold symptoms this season? You may be just the candidate the Student Health Center is looking for. According to an email sent to all Seawolves on Jan. 23, “The Student Health Center is currently seeing students with a variety of cold and flu symptoms.” Patients may face a wait.


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