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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


University considers contracting out for police dispatching

Edgar Sanchez May 16, 2017

The university is exploring the possibility of contracting out for police dispatching on campus, possibly to an outside agency, 

Sonoma State’s university library prepares for system changes, innovation lab will be one addition

Edgar Sanchez May 15, 2017

An Innovation Lab, a new book-checkout system and increased resources will all be available for students at the Jean and Charles Schulz Information center when they return for fall 2017.


Sonoma State announces vice president of university advancement

Edgar Sanchez April 25, 2017

When universities appoint new presidents, restructuring in leadership and department organization tends to occur. Judy Sakaki’s arrival to Sonoma State University in July was no exception.



Sonoma State earns Hispanic – Serving Institution designation

Edgar Sanchez February 28, 2017

Sonoma State University announced it had achieved Hispanic-Serving Institution status, a designation that will make the school eligible to compete for millions of dollars in federal grants.


Sonoma State slated to announce new Provost in March

Edgar Sanchez February 14, 2017

The search for the new executive vice president for academic affairs, also known as the provost, is reaching its last phase as the university hosts the last of four open forums for the final candidates on Wednesday.


Decision in asbestos trial expected by end of month

Edgar Sanchez February 7, 2017

The trial in a $15 million whistleblower lawsuit, involving the discovery of asbestos in some Sonoma State buildings, began in January and is expected to last until the end of February. 

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