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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


Dear white women; stop calling 911 on people of color

From one white woman to another; please stop calling the police on people of color for being people of color. 


“I Feel Pretty” misses mark on body positivity

“I Feel Pretty,” the new film starring Amy Schumer, misses the mark with a rating of 34 percent and an audience score of only 32 percent, according to Rotten Tomatoes. The film is about a woman who struggles with insecurities about her body. One day, she takes a nasty fall and wakes up believing she is the most beautiful woman in the world. She suddenly has an abundance of self-love and confidence, and is able to live a life she didn't think was possible.


THC use should not affect chance of transplant

Danielle Factor, Staff Writer April 25, 2018

Every 10 minutes, doctors put someone on the waiting list for a transplant. As of now, there are over 110,000 people waiting for a transplant. The most common transplant is the kidney transplant, according to the data collected by United Network of Organ Sharing. Transplants are no joking matter, and those who need the transplant usually need it to end very serious health problems and pains they may be suffering through.

Peace and Justice Center encourages student voice

Danielle Factor, Staff Writer March 15, 2018

Social justice week at Sonoma State University aims to bring awareness to students on campus about many social justice issues happening around us, not just locally but globally. The Peace and Justice...


Hunger banquet demonstrates what it’s like to dine in developing countries

Danielle Factor, Staff Writer February 28, 2018

About 795 million people around the world do not have enough food to lead a healthy and active life. That is about one in nine people. Last week, Join Us Making Progress hosted Hunger and Homelessness...

Escape to adventure with Outdoor Pursuits

Danielle Factor, Staff Writer February 14, 2018

Camping, backpacking and kayaking are just a few of the things you can do through the Sonoma State University Outdoor Pursuits program. Whether you’re an outdoors type of person or a beginner, there’s...


Transfer Student Social provides networking opportunity

Danielle Factor, Staff Writer February 14, 2018

About 10 percent of the student population at Sonoma State University is made of transfer students.Transfer students are encouraged to get involved by going to social events specifically aimed at them...

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